R&D 100 Archive of Winners


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182 Sensitive Digital Voltmeter Keithley Instruments Inc. Ken Reindel, James Niemann, Dave Skerkoski
Accent Herbicide Du Pont Co. (Agricultural Products) Mary Ann Hanagan
Advanced Wind Turbine Blades Airfoils Inc., Phoenix Industries, Solar Energy Research Institute (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Dan Somers, Jim Frerotte, James Tangler
AerMet 100 Carpenter Technology Corp. Raymond M. Hemphill, David E. Wert
Alcan Plasma Dross Treatment Process Alcan International Ltd.
Aluminum Nitride Cavity Substrates Ceramics Process Systems Corp.
Antron Lumena Du Pont Co. W. T. Windley
Bellcore Fuel Sensor Bell Communications Research Inc. Paul C. Warren, Glen G. Neuberger
BYK-W-995 BYK-Chemie USA
Carbohydrate Conversion Process Pacific Northwest Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Challenge 6000 Chemical Fabrics Corp. Francis M. Enzien, John J. Schramko, Mark Sinofsky
Compact Vacuum Insulation Solar Energy Research Institute (U.S. Dept. of Energy) David K. Benson, Thomas F. Potter
Cr:LiSAF and Cr:LiCAF Lasers Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Cryptographic Synchonization Loss Detector Sandia National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Lyndon G. Pierson, Joseph H. Maestas, Thomas J. Pratt
Dinsmore No. 1525 Analog Sensor Dinsmore Instrument Co. R. C. Dinsmore
Direct Manual Braillewriter Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Lawrence S. Hawk, Joe H. Turner
EktaPro EM Motion Analyzer Eastman Kodak Co. (Motion Analysis Systems )
Electro-Optical Liquid Sensor Pacific Northwest Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Electromagnetic Liquid Metal Inclusion Removal Device Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Vinod K. Sikka, David O. Hobson, Igor Alexeff
Electronic Image Stabilizer Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd.
Electrorefining Process for the Recovery of Tranuranics Argonne National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
ELOMIX Radioactive Waste Removal Process BRADTEC Ltd., Electric Power Research Institute Christopher J. Wood
ENVIRO-CP System Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Roger Whiting Anderson, Wayne Allen Neff
Enzygraphic WEB Eastman Kodak Co., International Biotechnologies Inc.
Faultfinder NASA (Langley Research Center)
Firechek Model 13500 Memry Corp. (Memry Technologies Inc.) Richard F. Gordon
First Coat Coating Composition Morton International Karl P. Anderson, Richard T. Moyle
Fission Track Method Brookhaven National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Anant R. Moorthy, Carl J. Shopfer, Duff Henze
Flameless Ration Heater U. S. Army (Natick R&D and Engineering Ctr.), Zesto Therm Inc.
Fractal Fiberoptics Galileo Electro-Optics Corp. Lee Cook, Danna Mancini, Susan Patterson
GaInP2/GaAs Tandem Cell Solar Energy Research Institute (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Jerry M. Olson, Sarah R. Kurtz
Gelsil Geltech Inc. Larry Hench, Jean-Luc R. Nogues
Gram Negative Bacteria Identification System Biolog Inc. Barry R. Bochner
Hard X-Ray Lens Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Richard M. Bionta, Roderick A. Hyde, Kenneth M. Skulina
Harpicon Image Pickup Tubes, Series H4318, H4418, and H4438 Hitachi Ltd., NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corp.)
HBH 1000 CSIRO, H. B. H. Technologicsl Industries Pty. Ltd. Peter Delaney, David Mitchell, Martin Harris
High-Performance Cold Forging Oil Nippondenso Co. Ltd., Toyota Central R&D Laboratories Inc., Toyota Chemical Engineering Co. Ltd. Kazuhiko Kitamura, Toshihide Ohmori, Masuhiko Kawamura
IC/4 Plus Deposition Process Controller Leybold Inficon Inc. Carl Gogol, Clarence Hurd, Abdul Wajid
Inert Gas Post Cured Crosslinked Polymer Process NASA (Lewis Reseach Center) Kenneth J. Bowles, Carl E. Lowell
Integrity Lam Research Corp. Joseph R. Monkowski, Mark A. Logan
Jet Vapor Deposition Process Jet Process Corp. Jerome J. Schmitt, Bret L. Halpern, John W. Golz
Laser DIP dp 01 Anakenesis Technologies Inc. Brian D. Andresen, James F. Foster
LeCroy MTD132 8-Channel Time Digitizer LeCroy Corp.
LINX Networking System Model E558 Du Pont Co. (Elecronic Imaging Systems) James A. Mulvaney, R. Monty Taylor, David B. Witt
LOF Energy Advantage Low-E Glass Libbey-Owens-Ford Co., Roy G. Gordon , Roy G. Gordon, Michael J. Soubeyrand, Peter H. Hofer
Long Wavelength Reflectance Modulator Sandia National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Low-Palmitic Soybean Oil Iowa State University Walter R. Fehr, Earl Hammond
Microfluor Detector Ames Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Edward Yeung
Model 1003 Optical Tape Recorder CREO Products Inc.
Model 1430 Fiber Optic Refractometer MetriCor Inc.
Model 1990 Moisture Analyzer of Solids Analytical Laboratory Systems GmbH Horst Aichmann, George Sevcik
Model HN-1120-1 Distribution Unit Hitachi Ltd.
Model LA-433X Two-Dimensional Quasi-CW Diode Laser Array Advanced Optoelectronics
Model MC302 Super-Cryogenic Refrigerator Mitsubishi Electric Corp. Masahi Nagao, Takashi Inaguchi, Hideto Yoshimura
Model QLM13S900-SPEC Lasertron Microwave Laser Module Lasertron Inc., U. S. Air Force ( Rome Laboratory) Alex Rosiewicz, Charles W. Tsacoyeanes
Model X1-SPEM-I High-Resolution Scanning Photoelectron Microscope Brookhaven National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), IBM Corp. (T.J. Watson Research Center), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), State University of New York, Stony Brook
ModeMaster Beam Propagation Analyzer Coherent Inc.
Modified High-Pressure Gas Atomization Technique Ames Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Iowa State University Iver Anderson, Barbara Lograsso
Multi-Kiloamp,Thousand-Volt Solid-State Dump Switch Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory A. T. Visser
Nitraclean Surface Mount Soldering System BOC Group Inc. Nick Bandyopadhyay, Mark Kirschner
Nitride-Zirconia-Zirconia Oxynitride Composites Ceramics Process Systems Corp. Ran-Rong Lee, George Franks
OctaVisc/OctWash System Design Scientific Inc. Dean M. Ball
Optical Fiber Current Sensor 3M Co., NASA (Lewis Research Center), National Institute of Standards & Technology, U. S. Navy (David Taylor Research Center) , Dingding Tang, Gordon W. Day, Allen H. Rose
Optical High-Acidity Sensor Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Betty Jorgensen, Howard Nekimken, Pat Carey
Parallel-Processing RF Spectrum Analyzer National Institute of Standards & Technology Steven L. Rolston, Christoph Westbrook, Poul Jessen
PdCr Strain Gage NASA (Lewis Research Center), Sverdrup Technology Inc., United Technologies Co. Jih-Fen Lei, C.O. Hulse, D.R. Englund
Petroleum Sludge Treatment Process Onsite*Ofsite Inc., Pacific Northwest Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Photo CD System Eastman Kodak Co.
Planar Waveguide Spectrometer Pacific Northwest Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), University of Washington
PM-3580 Family Logic Analyzer John Fluke Mfg. Co, , Philips International B. V. , Peter van den Eijnden
Polyramix PMX ELTECH Research Corp., OxyTech Systems Inc. Carl Brown, Rudy C. Matousek, Louis W. Hruska
Primaloft Albany Inernational Corp., U. S. Army (Natick R&D and Engineering Ctr.)
QLF Coatings BOC Group Inc. (Airco Coating Technology)
Quantitative Luminscence Imaging System Pacific Northwest Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Rapid Fuel Analyzer Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) B. S. Hoffheins, R. J. Lauf
Resonant Ultrasonic Inspection Technique Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Albert Migliori, William M. Visscher
RF-Wafer Scale Integration Westinghouse Electric Corp. (Electronic Systems Group)
Rotary Tri-Blade Coupling Toyoda Machine Works Ltd., Toyota Inc. (Central R&D Lab), Toyota Motor Co. Hiroaki Asano
Self-Replenishing Boric Acid Film Process Argonne National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Ali Erdemir
Semi-Insulator Detector EG&G Inc., Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) M.D. Pocha, C.L. Wang, J.E. Flatley
Single Molecule Detector Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
SLALOM Ames Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
SR-100 CSE Corp., U. S. Bureau of Mines (Pittsburgh Research Center) , Gene Pelczarski
Starburst Dendrimers Michigan Molecular Institute Donald A. Tomalia
TCRD Type Sludge Simulator Toyota Inc. (Central R&D Lab), Toyota Motor Corp. Hiroshi Moritani, Masuhiko Kawamura, Masahiko Nakada
Telemetry-Based Piston Temperature Measurement System Southwest Research Institute
The Mk III Argonne National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Thomas D. Kaun
Thermoset Impedance Monitoring and Control System NASA (Langley Research Center) Robert L. Fox, David Johnston
Thin-Film Cadmium Telluride Photovoltaic Modules Photon Energy Inc., Solar Energy Research Institute (U.S. Dept. of Energy) , John Jordan, Scot Albright
Thyratron Replacement Solid-State Switch Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Gary R. Dreifuerst, Bernard T. Merritt
TRU Spec, Sr Spec, and U/TEVA Spec Extraction Chromatographic Materials Argonne National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) E. Philip Horwitx, Mark L. Dietz
Type IQI-301 High-Density Glass Scintillator for X-Ray Imaging Industrial Quality Inc., Lockheed Missiles & Space Co.
Ultimet Alloy Haynes International Inc. Paul Crook
Ultra-High-Performance Cathode Ray Tube System EG&G Energy Measurements Inc.
Vapor Liquid Solid Grown Silicon Carbide Whisker Materials & Electrochemical Research Corp. R. O. Loutfy, J. C. Withers, Richard R. McCormick
Waste Acid Detoxification and Reclamation Sytem Pacific Northwest Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Evan O. Jones, Wayne A. Wilcox
Water-Based Fluorocarbon Non-Stick Coating System Dow Chemical Co. Donald L. Schmidt, Charles E. Coburn
X-Ray Tomographic Microscope Georgia Institute of Technology, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Materials Data Inc., Sandia National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
XUS-50165.04L Dow Chemical Co. John Burba III, Clarence Crabb
YB66 Soft X-Ray Monochromator Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), National Institute for Research in Inorganic Matl., Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory Joe Wong
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