Sandia National Laboratories: Exceptional Service in the National Interest

Scientists chip away at a metallic mystery, one atom at a time
It’s no secret that radiation weakens metal. Uncovering how is complicated work.
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Through the quantum looking glass
A thin device triggers one of quantum mechanics’ strangest and most useful phenomena
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Modernization and stockpile programs meet key milestones
Nuclear deterrence programs see rapid expansion, take steps to bolster national defense
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Propelling wind energy innovation
Novel rotary electrical contact eliminates reliance on rare-earth magnets for large-scale wind turbines
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Radar gets a major makeover
Multifunctional, digital technology promises unprecedented flexibility, performance
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Our unique responsibilities in the nuclear weapons program create a foundation from which we leverage capabilities, enabling us to solve complex national security problems.

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For 70 years, Sandia has delivered essential science and technology to resolve the nation’s most challenging security issues.

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Sandia’s bi-weekly news source, Lab News, is your way to stay up-to-date with the latest stories about the research, innovations and people of the Labs.

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