R&D 100 Archive of Winners


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180-Degree Miniature Fiber-Optic Bend Thomas & Betts Corp. David Stowe, Frederick Gillham, Thomas Ouellette
3D Surface Profiling with Focused Air Pulses Cleveland State University, NASA (Glenn Research Center), Sonix Inc.
Acoustic Stirling Heat Engine Los Alamos National Laboratory Scott Backhaus, Greg Swift, Chris Espinoza
Advanced Direct Contact Condensers Alstom Energy Systems Inc., National Renewable Energy Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Allegro Screening System Zymark Corp. Burleigh Hutchins
Aqua-Port Advanced Ceramics Research Inc. John Lombardi, Gregory Artz
Argonne Clean-Diesel Technology Argonne National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Ramesh Poola, Raj Sekar
ATLAS Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), University of Tennessee (Knoxville) , Jack Dongarra, R. Clint Whaley
Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Jet Beta-Squared Inc., Du Pont Co. (Nylon), Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), University of California (Los Angeles)
Atomic Precision Multilayer Deposition System Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
AutoAuditorium System Telcordia Technologies Michael Bianchi, Thomas Judd
Automatic Solid Phase Injector I. D. Analytical Services, Mass Evolution Inc. Philippe Parsy
Centrate Ammonia Recover Process Battelle Memorial Institute, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), ThermoEnergy Environmental Corp.
CHEMIN Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), NASA (Ames Research Center)
CHUF Water Refining Inc. Karl Huff, Allan Chace
Compact Microchannel Fuel Vaporizer Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Corning LEAF Optical Fiber Corning Inc.
Cryo Scanning Transmission Xray Microscope Lucent Technologies/Bell Laboratories, State University of New York, Stony Brook
Cryogenic ZAWCAD Idaho National Engineering and Env. Lab (U.S. Dept. of Energy), ZawTech International Inc.
Defthane ELT Deft Inc. Juliette Lim
Direct Injection High Efficiency Nebulizer George Washington University, J. E. Meinhard Associates Inc.
DMA Brookhaven National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), W. R. Grace & Co.
DSL-Lite Aware Inc.
Electrodynamic Ion Funnel Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Richard Smith, Harold Udseth
ELITE Enhanced Polyethylene Resins Dow Chemical Co.
ESR Gene Test for Improved Pig Litter Size Biotechnology R&D Corp., Iowa State University , Max Rothschild
EXL Technology HPLC Injector Valco Instruments Co. Inc. Stanley Stearns
FillersFlow Toyota Inc. (Central R&D Lab.) Satoru Yamamoto, Takaaki Matsuoka
FOXY Fiber Optic Oxygen Sensors Ocean Optics Inc. Mahmoud Shahriari, Mike Morris
Frostless Heat Pump Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Galvanneal Temperature Measurement System American Iron and Steel Institute, Bailey Engineers Inc., National Steel, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Gamma Watermark Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Gregar Extractor Argonne National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Joseph Gregar, Ken Anderson
High Cycle Fatigue Machine Southwest Research Institute
High Power Diode Pumped Solid State Green Laser Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), United States Enrichment Corp.
High Void-Fraction Multiphase Flowmeter Idaho National Engineering and Env. Lab (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Perry Equipment Corp.
HR Heating Elements Micropyretics Heaters International Inc., University of Cincinnati
INSTALARM Real Time Self Healing Materials Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), North Hand Protection
Integrated NMR Chemical Analyzer Bruker Instruments Inc. Werner Maas
Isofrax Thermal Insulation Unifrax Corp.
Kinni-Mate Coupling AESOP Inc., Ford Motor Co., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) , Martin Culpepper, Alexander Slocum
LaRC-CP1 and LaRC-CP2 Polyimides NASA (Langley Research Center), SRS Technologies Anne St. Clair, Terry St. Clair, Paul Gierow
Lasagna Process DuPont, General Electric Co. (R&D Center), Monsanto Co. , Philip Brodsky, B. Mason Hughes, Sa Ho
Laservec Diode Velocimeter System TSI Inc. Larry Berkner
Lasette Big Sky Laser Technologies Inc., Cell Robotics Interanational Inc.
Maverick Idaho National Engineering and Env. Lab, Solex Robotics Systems Inc.
Mechanically Fluidized Vacuum Reactor for Bulk Powders ACTON Materials Inc., Kemp Development Corp. , W. E. Kemp
Microdrive IBM Corp. (Almaden Research Center) Timothy Reiley
MicroHeater Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Micromechanical Quantum Detector Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
minispec Bruker Analytik GmbH
Model 2002 Vacuum Gauge Teledyne Hastings Instruments Doug Baker, Ron Outlaw, Bill Alvesteffer
Model 2182 Nanovoltmeter Keithley Instruments Inc. Chris Miller
Molecular Science Software Suite Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Montage Explorer Synoptics Ltd. Phil Atkin
Motor Winding Method for Low Proximity Losses AESOP Inc., Ford Motor Co., General Motors Co., Giddings & Lewis, National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, National Institute of Standards & Technology (U.S. Dept. of Commerce), PCC Olofsson, Setco-Whitnon, Torrington Co. , Rodolfo Palma, John Cooper
Multifunctional Biochip Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Nalco Ultimer 1460 Nalco Chemical Co. Patrick Murray, Daniel Coy, John Hurlock
NetSolve 1.2 Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), University of California (San Diego), University of Tennessee (Knoxville) Jack Dongarra, Henri Casanova
Oasis HLB 96 Well Extraction Plate Waters Corp.
Optical Modulator/Switch OMS AlliedSIgnal (Federal Manufacturing & Technology), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), University of Maryland (College Park)
Optical Wavelength 3D Silicon Photonic Lattice Sandia National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy) James Fleming, Shawn-Yu Lin
OSDA-2000 Hitachi Ltd.
OxSilan Brent International PLC, University of Cincinnati , Win van Ooij
P2C Plasma Pressure Compaction Materials Modification Inc., U. S. Army (Research Laboratory)
Parmod Inks and Pastes for Printed Circuits Paralec LLC Paul Kydd
Peregrine Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
PhaseAble Enabler Smith and Sun Otto Smith
Power-Prime PPG Industries Inc.
PowerMod Solid State Switch Module Diversified Technologies Inc. Marcel Gaudreau
PREDICT Technique Delphi Automotive Systems, Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) , Mary Meyer, Jane Booker, Tom Bement
PUMA Fiber Optic Neutron & Gamma Ray Sensor Canberra Industries, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Radiometrics Microwave Profiler Radiometrics Corp. Fredrick Solheim
Rapid Identification System for Plastics Recycling Toyota Inc. (Central R&D Lab.) Atsushi Murase, Masayuki Matsui, Norio Sato
Rapidpoint 400 Bayer Diagnostics
REED-MD Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Niels Gronbech-Jensen, Keith Beardmore
Remote Clean RC Applied Komatsu Technology, Applied Materials
Renagel Capsules GelTex Pharmaceuticals Inc., Harvard University W. Harry Mandeville, Randy Holmes-Farley, George Whitesides
Robust Ceramic Joining Technology Dynacs Engineering Co., NASA (Glenn Research Center) , M. Singh
Rolling Assisted Biaxially Textured Substrates Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Salvo Amerada Hess, Conoco Inc., Sandia National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Self Cleaning Carbon Air Filter Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Kirk Wilson, Timothy Burchell, Roddie Judkins
SH-4 Series Microprocessor Hitachi Ltd.
Solid State Power Source for Advanced Accelerators and Industrial Applications Bechtel Nevada Corp., Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
SpectrumPlus Cadmium Zinc Telluride Sensors Digirad Corp., Sandia National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
ST Family of Solar Modules Siemens Corp. (Solar Industries)
STA 449 Jupiter Thermal Analyzer Netzsch Instruments Inc., Netzsch-Geraetebau GmbH , Martin Schmidt
Sulfur Resistant Oxymitter 4000 Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Rosemount Analytical Inc.
Supercritical Fluid Slashing System Idaho National Engineering and Env. Lab (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Mark Argyle, Alan Propp
SWIFT MTS Systems Corp. Rick Meyer
TC Probe Mathis Instruments Ltd. Nancy Mathis
Temperature Phased Anaerobic Digestion Iowa State University Richard Dague, William Harris, Sandra Kaiser
Tempest NASA (Glenn Research Center)
Tracker NASA (Glenn Research Center) Ted Wright, Robert Klimek
Tractrix Valve Idaho National Engineering and Env. Lab (U.S. Dept. of Energy) John Wordin
Ultrafocus 2000 Ultratech Stepper Boris Grek
VIP-9 Amorphous Silicon Imager Varian Associates (Imaging Products)
Visual Enterprise Process Management Engineering Animation Inc.
Waste Fume Analyzer British Steel Teesside Technology Centre, EDAX Inc., Schutz Engineering Corp. Steven Carss, Peter Schutz
Wave Bioreactor Panacea Solutions Inc. Vijay Singh
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