R&D 100 Archive of Winners


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ACA CK-MB DuPont Co. J. A. Buege
AE Simulator Lockheed Georgia Co., National Bureau of Standards Nelson N. Hsu
Alcoa 698 Process Aluminum Company of America Raymond J. Meyer, Wayne F. Johnson
Alexandrite Laser Allied Chemical Corp. John C. Walling
Amfire Waterdrill Model AD-101 American Fire & Industrial Products Co. Donald C. Bryant
Analytical Electron Microscope Model H-600 Hitachi Ltd. Morioki Kubozoe
Angrom Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd. Akio Tomago
Biohesive Pad Johnson and Johnson Products Inc. L. S. Lazar, C. H. Beede, R. F. Witteman, J. H. Berg
Bone Growth Stimulator University of Pennsylvania, Zimmer U.S. A.
Borehole Miner Flow Industries Inc., U.S. Bureau of Mines , George Savanick
Calguard Calgon Corp. Richard Varsanik
Calibration Light Source Models 190, 1120,1220, 1620, 1001, 226) Quantatec International Inc. Robert A. Young
Carborundum BCSS Carborundum Co. (Kennecott Copper Corp.) Peter T. B. Shaffer, Michael F. Gaffney
Cement Grouted Roof Bolt System U.S. Bureau of Mines (Interior Dept.) Robert E. Simpson
Charge-Particle Ion Source Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Charles W. Schmidt
Combined Short/Long Duration Oxygen Self Rescue Breathing Apparatus Mine Safety Appliances Co., U.S. Bureau of Mines H. N. Cotabish, E. L. Davison
Continuous Ring Particle Blender Dispenser Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Union Carbide ) M. G. Willey
Crucible CPM Rex 25 Colt Industries (Crucible Specialty Metals ) Walter T. Haswell, William Stasko, F. Robert Dax
Cuk Capacitive Coupled Buck-Boost Switching Converter California Institute of Technology, NASA (Lewis Research Center) Slobodan Cuk, Robert D. Middlebrook, James E. Triner
D-750 Thermoflow Delta Medical Industries George G. Siposs
Darex W. R. Grace & Co. Arnold Rosenberg
DEC RL02 Cartridge Disc Drive Digital Equipment Corp. Fred R. Hertrich
DEPA-TOPO Processed Urainium Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Union Carbide ) Fred J. Hurst, David J. Crouse
Document Filing System 2000 Toshiba Corp. Chiaki Nagoh, Luis F. Schaefer
Dow Developmental Thermal Energy Storage Compound Dow Chemical Co. (Functional Prod. & Sys.) George A. Lane
DSSR L-54 Dowell Dow Chemical Co. Wayne W. Frenier, James D. Huffines
Durethane DEW Automotive Coatings PPG Industries W. Chang
ECALO Models MFRC, MFVC ECALO Controlled Environment Systems Don F. Widmayer
Econics 700 Econics Corp. Keith Swanson
EMI Image Processor SEM 500 Thorn EMI Ltd. John L. Ryan
ENCAL 1 Energy Measurement System Electronic Associates Inc. Wayne O. Wilson
Energy Saver Dipole Magnet, 200 Series Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Robert R. Wilson
Facet CIX-10 Facet Enterprises Inc. Eskil L. Karlson, Ruey J. Lai
Flow-Independent Dissolved Oxygen Monitor Models 8000, 7931 Leeds & Northrup Co. Robert M. Taylor
Gould IG2 Gould Inc. Gail F. Davies
Gould R-20 Gould Inc. M. L. Selker
Gould TA 600 Gould Inc. Glen Williams, Edward Riley
HIAC Model PA-720 Pacific Scientific Barrett Cloud
HN48016 MNOS Memory Hitachi Ltd. Tsugio Makimoto
HR2000 Datagraph Bell & Howell Inc. Norbert E. Samek
HT-11 High Temperature Acoustic Microphone Argonne National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) A. P. Gavin
Humiceram Matsushita Electrical Industrial Co. Ltd. Ziro Terada
Hydrocompressor Air Reduction Process General Electric Co. (Installation & Engineering Services; R&D Ctr.) Walter Giles, Neil Turner, Robert Hindle, Norman Lipstein
Ion Implanter 815 Hitachi Ltd. Ichiro Kanomata
ISI-LEM-2000 International Scientific Instruments Inc. M. Watanabe
Large-Scale Coordinate Measuring Machine National Bureau of Standards William C. Haight, Robert J. Hocken
Laser EXAFS Spectrometer Battelle Memorial Institute Philip H. Mallozzi, Robert E. Schwerzel, Harold M. Epstein
Liquid Crystal Display General Electric Co. Donald E. Castleberry, Lionel M. Levinson
Magnetic Material Analyzer Model 1 NASA (Lewis Research Center) James E. Triner
Medical X-Ray Tube Target with Molybdenum Alloy Substrate General Electric Co. Harold H. Hirsch
Metglas Power Transformer Allied Chemical Corp. (Corp. Dev. Ctr.) Joseph A. Mas
Micro-Dose Model 130/130E American Science & Engineering Inc. Jay Stein
Minispec pc20 Bruker Analytische Messtechnik GmbH B. Knuettel
Model 410 Optichrom Phillips Petroleum Co. (Applied Automation Inc.) L. V. Benningfield, S. E. Walker
Model 8801B Evacuatorr Sargent-Welch Scientific Co. David E. Hanson
Models 30, 36, 48, 90, 180 Ground Coupled Solar Heat Pump Kaman Sciences Corp. Douglas M. Jardine
NanoSpec/201R Nanometrics Inc. V. J. Coates
Nasicon M.I.T. (Ceramics Processing Research Lab.) Richard L. Pober
Nickel-Base Superalloy MA 6000E INCO (R&D Center), NASA (Lewis Research Center) , Thomas K. Glasgow
OLOA 9750 Borate Additive Chevron Research Co. J. H. Adams
On-Line Steam Analyzer Westinghouse Electric Corp. (R&D Ctr.), Westinghouse Electric Corp. (R&D Ctr.) G. L. Carlson, W. M. Hickman, O. Jonas
Optalign TRW Cinch Malcolm Hodge
Optical Heterodyne Surface Profiler Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Gary E. Sommargren
Palmes Passive NOx Samplers New York University Medical Center, U.S. Bureau of Mines (Pittsburgh Research Cntr.) E. D. Palmes
Permabond and Synerg C Dow Chemical Co. Terry Nestrick
Permanent Magner Quadrupoles Q5P32, Q5P52, Q5P76 New England Nucelar Corp. Ronald Holsinger
PHI Model 25-120 Cylindrical Auger Electron Analyzer Perkin-Elmer Corp. (Physical Electronics ) Robert L. Gerlach
PI 52-02 HNU Systems Inc. John N. Driscoll, John Marshall
Plasmasorb Union Carbide Corp. (Nuclear ) James Schreyer, Charles Schmidt, L. Abbatiello
Portable Artificial Kidney A. T. Ramot Plastics Ltd. M. A. Kraus, A. Livni, M. A. Frommer
Portable Fluorescence Spotter Union Carbide Corp. (Nuclear ) D. D. Schuresko
Portable Multichannel Analyzer Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) C. John Umbarger, Michael A. Wolf
PRISM Separators Monsanto Co. J. M. S. Henis, Mary K. Tripodi
Radial Compression Chromatography Seperation System Waters Associates Carl W. Rausch, Uwe D. Neue, Yury Tuvin
Response 300 Sci-Tex Corp. Ltd. Gideon Rosenfeld
Search Part No. 0186-0542 Perkin-Elmer Corp. Mike Ford
Seawater Hydraulic Motor Naval Construction Ctr. (Civil Engineering Lab.), Westinghouse Electric Corp. (Oceanic ) S. A. Black, D. M. Harrell, J. R. Colston
Single Chip Microcomputer S2200 American Microsystems Inc. Ravi Bhatnagar, Jerry Bauer
SLIC-1400 Interactive Microprocessor Controller Systec Inc. Mark L. Brenner, George Sutherland, Thomas Thielen
Sonex General Electric Co. Ronald H. Arendt, Joseph H. Rosolowski, J. Roger Young
Superconducting Rotor General Electric Co. (R&D Ctr.) Trifon E. Laskaris
Superplastic Aluminum Process Rockwell International, U.S. Air Force C. H. Hamilton
Surface Magnetometer National Bureau of Standards R. J. Celotta, D. T. Pierce
System 2 Charge Neutralizer Kimball Physics Inc. Chuck Crawford
T800 Microelectronic Thermostat Honeywell Inc. Cliff Nelson, Wayne Spindler
TAGA Model 300 Sciex Inc. J. B. French, N. M Reid, J. A. Buckley
Tigraph 100 Texas Instruments Inc.
Titanium Honeycomb Mirror TI-300 Spawr Optical Research Inc. Walter Spawr, Richard Pierce
Transpiration Mass Spectrometer National Bureau of Standards D. W. Bonnell, J. W. Hastie
Triaxial Vibration Device QRS-100 Screening Systems Inc. Richard L. Baker
Underground Percussion Welder Eaton Corp. Eric E. Heider
UV/VIS Spectrophotometer Model 8450A Hewlett-Packard Co. Barry Willis
Vacuum-Ultraviolet Window National Bureau of Standards Thomas B. Lucatorto, Thomas J. McIlrath, James R. Roberts
VersaBraille P1 Telesensory Systems Inc. Avner Ben-Dor, James Tetzlaff
Wee Pocket Radiation Detector Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) C. John Umbarger, Michael A. Wolf
Wideband RF Voltage Comparator National Bureau of Standards L. D. Driver, F. X. Ries
Young Roll-Top Can Opener Model RT-100 C. A. Young Products Corp. Claude A. Young
Zeiss KM Microscope Carl Zeiss Inc. Klaus Weber
Zirconia pH Sensor General Electric Co. L. W. Niedrach
ZP Low Nox Process Burners Phillips Petroleum Co. (R&D ) Robert M. Schirmer, Henry E. Alquist, E. Hubbard Fromm
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