R&D 100 Archive of Winners


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01 Process Technologies Olin Corp. Sudhir Mendiratta, David Cawlfield
33M-VS 33 Meter Variable Speed Wind Turbine Electric Power Research Institute, Kenetech Corp., Niagara Mohawk Power Corp., Pacific Gas & Electric Co.
6100 Series Tunable External Cavity Diode Laser New Focus Inc. Timothy Day, Frank Luecke, Michael Brownell
Advanced Rechargeable Batteries Based Upon Lithium and Polymer Technologies Valence Technology Inc. Dale Shackle
Airborne In Situ Wind Shear Detection Algorithm NASA (Langley Research Center) Roland Bowles, Rosa Osequera, Paul Robinson
APUCOT 1.0 Automated Piezoelectric Ultrasonic Composite Oscillator Technique AECL Research Iain Ritchie, Zheng Liang Pan, Hardy Schmidt
Aqueous Chelating Etch System National Renewable Energy Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Sandia National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Assembly Test Chips Sandia National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy) James Sweet, David Peterson, Melanie Tuck
Bio-Neb Cell Disruption System Glas-Col Stefan Surzycki, Robert Togasaki, Masahiko Kitayama
Biocube Aerobic Biofilter EG&G Rotron, Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Bulk Pharmaceutical Taxol Hauser Chemical Research David Bailey, Randy Daughenbaugh
Canary Noranda Inc., Twin Cities Research Center, U. S. Bureau of Mines (Dept. of Interior), VLF Magnetic Systems
Carbohydrate Protein Conjugates Cargill Corp., Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Ohio State University Matthew Callstrom, Mark Bednarkski, Mark Alper
Centech Three-Phase Type I Centech Neal Miller
Chemisat Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Olin Corp. Dane Parker, Robert Roberts, Henry Schiessel
Cl2ean Out Catalyst and Process Martin Marietta Energy Systems Inc. (U.S. Dept. of Energy), R&D Solutions, United Catalyst
Combustion Pressure Sensor Toyota Inc. (Central R&D Lab.), Toyota Motor Corp. Koji Tukada, Yoshiteru Ohmura, Masahide Kosugi
CPG 7.5-kW Dish-Stirring System Sandia National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Sunpower Inc., Thermacore
Cryopreservation of Drosophila Process Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Peter Mazur
CZT Detectors Aurora Technologies Corp. Jack Butler, Boris Apotovsky, F. Patrick Doty
DataGator TN Technologies, Yellowstone Environmental Science
Discrete Semiconductor Power Switching Device Harris Semiconductor, Power Discrete Product Development Victor Temple
Dual Motion Actuator Battelle Memorial Institute James Dvorsky
Electric Infrared Thermal Sand Reclaimer Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), EPRI Center for Materials Production, Illinois Tool Works Co. (BGK Finishing Systems Inc), Indianapolis Power and Light Co.
Electronic Panning Camera Bell Communications Research (Bellcore)
ESP Blood Culturing System Difco Laboratories
Ethanol from Corn Fiber National Renewable Energy Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
First/Coolvac 1500 FR Cryopump Leybold AG Hans-Jurgen Mundinger, Hans-Ulrich Hafner, Monika Mattern-Klosson
Flat-Trac Roadway Simulator MTS Systems Corp. William Langer, Franklin Dalling
Gabor Spectrogram National Instruments Shie Qian, Dapang Chen
GeneReleaser BioVentures, Research Genetics Elliott Dawson, James Hudson
Glass Capillary X-Ray Concentrator Cornell University, Nanoptics, University of Washington, Seattle
Hewlett-Packard HDMP-1000 Hewlett-Packard Co. (Communications Components)
High-Energy Corona Reactor Pacific Northwest Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) William Heath, Jud Virden
Hitachi Optical Fiber Gyro Hitachi Cable Ltd., Hitachi Ltd. Shigeru Oho, Toshio Katsuyama, Hiroshi Kajioka
HP 8168A Tunable Laser Source Hewlett-Packard Co. Bernd Masisenbacher, Emmerich Mueller, Rick Trutna
Hyperthermal Oxygen Atom Generator DaCo Technologies Inc., NASA (Langley Research Center) Mark Davidson, Ronald Outlaw
INCONEL Alloy 718 SPF Inco Ltd. Gaylord Smith, Daniel Yates, Jack Wheeler
Laser-Welded Steam Generator Tube Sleeving System Westinghouse Electric Corp. Michael Hecht, Bala Nair, Philip Hawkins
Long Trace Profiler II Brookhaven National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Continental Optical Corp., Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), U. S. Army (ARDEC) Peter Takacs, Shinan Qian, Steven Irick
MACHO Camera System Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), University of California, Santa Barbara (Center for Particle Astrophysics)
MELFAS F1 Mitsubishi Electric Corp. (Communication Systems Lab) Fumitaka Ono, Takayoshi Semasa, Marsaru Kaneda
Metal Matrix Composite Reinforced Compressor Rotor General Motors Corp. ( Allison Gas Turbine ), Textron Specialty Materials, U. S. Air Force (Wright Laboratories) Richard Zordan, Richard Fannin, Gordon Doble
Miniature Elastic Backscatter LIDAR Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Model 678 Gatan Imaging Filter Gatan Inc. Ondrej Krivanek, Sander Gubbens, Niklas Dellby
Modular High-Power Laser Diode Array Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) William Benett, Barry Freitas, Raymond Beach
Molecular Optical Switch for Optoelectric Circuits Argonne National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Michael Wasielewski, David Gosztola
Mr. SQUID Conductus Inc.
Nested High Voltage Tandem Accelerator North Star Research Corp., PracSys Corp. , Richard Adler
Novaflex Sheldahl Inc.
OATRIM National Center for Agricultural Util. Research George Inglett
OLIS RSM Spectrometer On-Line Instrument Systems Inc. Richard DeSa
Omnidirectional Holonomic Platform OHP Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Francois Pin, Stephen Killough
Omniview TRI Inc.
Packaging Technology for Multichip Modules Tessera Inc.
Paving Mesh Generation Algorithm Fluid Dynamics Intl., Ford Motor Co., MacNeal-Schwendler Corp., PDA Engineering, Sandia National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy) , Teddy Blacker, Ray Meyers, Michael Stephenson
Phase-Pure Superconductor Process Argonne National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Phase-Sensitive Flow Cytometer Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) John Steinkamp, Harry Crissman
Pioneer II Melt Modulation Fiber Growth System NASA (Lewis Research Center), Peachtree Scientific Inc. Leonard Westfall, Ali Sayir, Wayne Penn
POINT Temperature Monitor Intevac Inc., Varian Associates Derryck Settles, Ron Powell, Dimitry Kirillov
Position-Sensitive Atom Probe Kindbrisk Ltd. Alfred Cerezo, George Smith
Powerscan Process Analyzer LT Industries Inc. Isaac Landa, Michael Anthony
Prestone ProClean Coolant Recycler First Brands Corp. Aleksei Gershun, Stephen Woodward, Peter Woyciesjes
Raman One Spectrometer Chromex Inc. Georges Bret, Gene Watson, Richard McCreery
Rapid Thermal Decomposition of Precursors in Solution Process Pacific Northwest Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Rascal II BOC Group Inc. Richard VanWagenen, Don Gregonis
Robotron SO2 Analyzer Ford Motor Co., Robotron Corp. Keith Carduner, Alex Colvin, Dick Leong
Robust, Wide-Range Hydrogen Microsensor Sandia National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Jose Rodriguez, Robert Hughes, Wayne Corbett
RS-DC10 Digital Compact Cassette Player/Recorder Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd, Philips Consumer Electronics Ted Abe
Sanchem Safeguard CC Conversion Coating Sanchem Inc. John Bibber
Scanning Defect-Mapping System National Renewable Energy Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Bhushan Sopori
Sea Sweep Sea Sweep Inc. Thomas Reed, William Mobeck
SELECTFLUOR Air Products and Chemicals
Selenium-Based Reagents for the Evaluation of Chiral Molecular Structures Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), University of South Carolina Louis Silks III, Jerome Odom, R. Bruce Dunlap
Self-Cleaning Restroom Self-Cleaning Environments USA Glenwood Garvey
Sildate N. Jonas and Co. Inc. Marvin Antelman
Single Shot Transient Digitizer Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Thomas McEwan, Joseph Kilkenny
Standard Reference Material 2390 DNA Profiling Standard Analytical Genetic Testing Center, National Institute of Science & Technology Kristy Richie, Jennifer Colbert, Dennis Reeder
StokesMeter Gaertner Scientific Corp. Rasheed M. A. Azzam
Sulfide Ceramic Materials Argonne National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
SureSine Active Power Line Conditioner Electric Power Research Institute, PSE&G, Westinghouse Electric Corp.
Taxol Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., National Cancer Institute
TE-1000 Constant Temperature Bath Cannon Instrument Co. Wanlie Zheng, Wallis Lloyd, Chuck Maggi
ThermaLock Blocks New York State Energy R&D Authority, Thermalock Products Kenneth Blake, John Neff, Francis Kennedy
Thermo-Acoustic Life Sciences Refrigerator NASA (Life Sciences ), Naval Postgraduate School, TRI/Acton Systems Steven Garrett, D. Filipe Gaitan, David Perkins
Thin Film Young's Modulus Measurement Apparatus Toyota Inc. (Central R&D Lab.) Osamu Tabata, Susumu Sugiyama
TNT Coupled Reticulocyte Lysate Systems Promega Corp. Dave Thomson, Tom VanOosbree
TOF 1000 Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer Sensar Corp. Milton Lee, Chung Hang Sin, Edgar Lee
Transformer Coupled Plasma Etcher Lam Research Corp.
Turbo V250 Turbomolecular Pump Varian Associates Giampaolo Levi, Fausto Casaro
Turbomolecular Pump TMP 062 HD Balzers AG Armin Conrad, Otto Ganschow, Bernd-Otto Hofmann
Ultrafast Infrared Spectrometer Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Uncooled Infrared Tunnel Sensor Jet Propulsion Laboratory Thomas Kenny, William Kaiser, Judith Podosek
UniMax 2000 Color Corrected CO2 Laser Micromanipulator Reliant Laser Corp. Michael Black
VECTOR North American Philips Corp., Philips Laboratories David Koo, Craig Greenberg, Chikiang Tung
Wavelength Tunable Liquid Crystal Filter Bell Communications Research (Bellcore) Jay Patel
Westinghouse Power Train for Electric Vehicles Westinghouse Electric Corp. (Science and Tech. Ctr)
Wyko Model RST Rough Surface Tester Wyko Corp. Paul Caber
X-07 Lock Mas-Hamilton Group Jimmy Hamilton, Gerald Dawson, Tom Cassada
ยต-Page Polyacrylamide Gel-Filled Capillaries Indiana University, J&W Scientific Milos Novotny, David Mao
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