Join us to hear about innovation in materials for CO2 capture from biogas waste streams. Biogas is an underutilized energy source and LLNL research has the potential to change that. The team's successful results thus far are leading to scale up and field demonstrations for upgrading biogas from agricultural sources to compete in this $24B global market.
You will hear about a handheld gamma spectrometer for identifying radiation sources for nonproliferation and homeland security. The Mr. ID detector provides fast, accurate, sensitive radioisotope identification in a lightweight and robust form factor.
Join us to hear about the latest in CT image reconstruction and data processing. Medical imaging, industrial manufacturing inspection and airport luggage security rely on CT. LLNL researchers have developed an innovative software product that betters the competition in imaging fidelity.
Join us to hear about and discuss capabilities in computational sense and avoid strategies for radar-based sensors being developed at LLNL. We will talk about the potential of this solution to enable applications from Department of Defense UAS and robotic needs to commercial and personal package delivery and many more applications between.
You will get an inside look at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Energetics Materials Center (EMC). Dr Lara Leininger, EMC Director, discusses the work that takes place in the LLNL energetic materials enterprise at the High Explosives Applications Facility and Site 300 Experimental Site, and how LLNL engages with commercial and government agencies.
You will hear about a compact and robust monolithic optical telescope. This extremely mature technology has been tested extensively from both air and space and shows commercialization promise in the next generation of earth-imaging smallsat constellations and the growing area of UAV-based inspection.
ALE3D is a multiphysics software tool used by researchers nationwide to solve various engineering and physics problems important to national security. Since its creation, ALE3D has been limited to U.S. citizens working on mission-relevant applications at Lawrence Livermore and other national laboratories, as well as the departments of Energy, Defense, and Homeland Security and their contractors. Now ALE3D-4I (ALE3D for Industry) can be widely shared with research partners interested in a much broader range of applications. Visit the ALE3D4I <a href="https://ale3d4i.llnl.gov/">website</a>.
You will hear about a new optical measurement technology being prototyped at LLNL promising an order of magnitude more resolution and recording length than is currently available on the market. This potentially disruptive innovation enables an entirely new measurement capability, targeting academic and research groups that observe ultrafast phenomenon.
You will hear about a new optical directing technology being prototyped at LLNL promising 10-100x higher speed and range as well as higher precision than is currently available on the market. The new design will enable next generation beam control in optical technologies such as high-speed focusable LIDAR and laser manufacturing.
Join us to hear about the LLNL breakthrough telecommunications fiber optical amplifier which promises to open up new bandwidth for the relentless growth in internet data traffic without having to bury new fiber optic cables. The new LLNL amplifier, the first practical implementation of its kind, opens up the untapped E-band which potentially doubles the data transmission capacity of existing fiber installations.
You will hear about the LLNL cryocompressed hydrogen storage innovation and Energy I-Corps developed business model. Many hydrogen projects are recently making their way to the market. LLNL researchers have shown that cryocompressed storage can potentially double the range without increasing the tank fill time in the medium and heavy duty vehicle market.
You will hear about an extraordinary innovation in 3D printing using carbon fiber composites. You will hear about the material advancements that make it possible and the market potential for printing complex parts of this lightweight, yet stronger than steel material suitable for the aerospace industry and beyond.
You will hear about the LLNL developed Radiation Field Training Simulator (RaFTS). The prototyped systems enable first responders to be trained for radiological and nuclear incidents using real instrumentation in realistic scenarios.
LLNL biomedical scientists have developed a molecular diagnostics platform called Bio ID. The prototyped, tested and validated system detects DNA or RNA very quickly with a color change readout all housed in a compact, portable format. Human health, agriculture and public health surveillance applications all rely on diagnostic tests for pathogens.
Microencapsulated CO2 sorbents (MECS) are carbon capture media composed of core-shell microcapsules, which consist of a highly permeable polymer shell and a fluid (made up of sodium carbonate solution) that reacts with and absorbs carbon dioxide (CO2). A team of researchers recently completed the Department of Energy Lab-Corps Pilot Program, an intensive eight-week entrepreneurial boot camp, where they were able to perform customer discovery and market research for the application of this technology for breweries.
Mandated renewable energy generation and storage in California looms large in the near future. A cost effective power generation system requires a cost effective integration of Base, Cycling and Intermittent power generation and storage. The economics of the trade-offs between the four will be discussed.
You will hear about LLNL technology to nondestructively test water in solar panels. Quantifying and pinpointing the location of water decreases the uncertainty and increases reliability in solar panel manufacturing.
You will hear about the business model development and market validation performed for LLNL's capacitive desalination technology through the Department of Energy's Lab-Corps pilot program.
You will hear about exciting research at LLNL using 3D printed biological materials to catalyze methane to methanolwith the potential for any gas-to-liquid biocatalytic process. This is bioprinting with great environmental potential.
You will hear about how LLNL scientists are making ultrathin free-standing films. These extraordinary films and their easy fabrication methods will be presented and we hope our audience can provide a discussion on market applications of free-standing polymer films.
You will hear about LLNL's Micro Miners team and their technology that uses bacteria to extract rare earth elements from geothermal fluids. They will present a business model developed through customer discovery as part of the Department of Energy's Lab-Corps program, an intensive training program focusing on moving high-impact, real-world technologies out of the laboratory and into the private sector
You will hear about bulk nanoporous metals and the wide array of potential applications using these metals.
You will hear about the innovative methods being used to optimize commercial building management systems and save up to 30% with minimal upfront capital. C-BEST, the commercial building energy savings technology, uses deep machine learning, self-modeling, and predictive strategies to optimize HVAC control systems and reduce the building energy usage significantly, without the burden of expensive audits or retrofits.
You will hear about a software tool to utilize modeling and simulation to optimize product development and risk management. The Simrev tool shows great promise for maximizing the parallelization of the product engineering design phase.
You will hear about a powerful microarray diagnostic technology developed by LLNL scientists. The LLMDA is an "everything test" proving cheaper and faster than DNA sequencing and significantly more comprehensive than PCR. The microarray technology is able to test for greater than 10,000 microbes in a single array.
You will hear about graphene materials developed at LLNL. These materials can be synthesized in "bulk" form, or 3D macroassemblies. This new product form for graphene could potentially open up new applications for this promising material.
You will hear about an LLNL project to analyze renewable energy generation data resulting in energy policy and technology design guidance. LLNLs unique capability in uncertainty modeling applied to a data-intensive problem results in real-world recommendations for the energy industry.
You will hear about Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's (PNNL) Retrocommissioning Sensor Suitcase that will allow for small commercial buildings to realize energy savings in an easy, cost-effective manner. The RCx Sensor Suitcase is a novel hardware and software solution that addresses a relatively untapped commercial market that will simultaneously serve as a start point for greater energy efficiency. Preliminary field test outcomes and description of the prototype technology will be presented.
You will hear about LLNL modeling and simulation capabilities critical for the wind power industry. High-resolution computer simulations provide useful data to wind farm developers and operators, enabling them to better select wind farm locations and operate the sites with increased efficiency. Improving the accuracy of wind predictions is also critical to electric grid operators who must dynamically balance the variable power generated by increasing or decreasing power production from other sources such as coal, natural gas, hydroelectric, geothermal, and biomass.
You will hear about unique facilities and capabilities in BioAMS at LLNL. Biological AMS is a technique in which carbon-14 is used as a tag to study with extreme precision and sensitivity complex biological processes, such as cancer, molecular damage, drug and toxin behavior, nutrition and other areas. Recent advances have improved analysis times from days to minutes and moved a complex scientific process into routine laboratory usage.
You will hear about a unique method for transporting clinical samples from the field to a laboratory. The use of amoeba as natural containers for pathogens was utilized to develop the first living system for the transport and storage of pathogens. The amoeba system works at ambient temperature for extended periods of timecapabilities currently not available for biological sample transport.
You will hear about an ordered cellular material that has been designed and manufactured using direct ink writing (DIW), a 3-D printing technology being developed at LLNL. The new material is a patterned cellular material that can absorb mechanical energy--a cushion--while also providing protection against sheering. This material is expected to find utility in application spaces that currently use unordered foams, such as sporting and consumer goods as well as defense and aerospace.
You will hear about an optical fiber draw tower in operation at LLNL that is researching new designs and applications for optical fibers. Optical fibers were originally developed for the telecom industry but new designs and fabrication techniques that can be researched using the LLNL draw tower are enabling uses in areas such as surgery, industrial machining, high power lasers and optical sensors.
You will hear about a visionary floating port plan for US container commerce. LLNL scientists and engineers are leveraging existing capabilities and technologies to bring their vision to reality.
You will hear about LLNL's computational capabilities and disruptive science available to industry through the Lab's High Performance Computing Innovation Center. Offering industrial clients and partners access to decades worth of experience and expertise, the HPCIC provides true innovation in an accessible, collaboration-friendly environment. The result is transformational solutions unachievable elsewhere.
You will hear about LLNL developments of a solid state device technology that has the potential to revolutionize the power semiconductor market.
You will hear about an advancement for imaging during endoscopic surgery. The endoscopic system design and image acquisition method could provide low-cost and real-time surgical navigation capability with optimized sensitivity and functionality.
You will hear about current work on modular flywheel storage technologies and their application to electric and hybrid-electric vehicles. Calculations show that the LLNL flywheel technology may allow a doubling of the range of electric automobiles.
You will hear about an exciting new micromirror array designed and being prototyped at LLNL. It promises faster, more accurate motion and larger range than what is currently on the market. The new design will enable advanced applications in areas such as 3D image projection and high-speed focusable LIDAR, among others.
You will hear about an R&D 100 award winning technology that enables biosecurity instrumentation testing and airborne contaminants tracking. The technology is inherently safe and provides flexibility in aerosol testing.
You will hear about Network Mapping System (NeMS), a software-based network characterization and discovery tool. The analysis and maps produced by the NeMS tool provides an iterative platform for network security managers and information technology personnel.
You will hear about an innovative new ultra-thin sensor for measuring contact stress.
You will hear about LLNL's micro-reactors for controlling chemical reactions in difficult environments.
In March we featured a technology from a fellow national laboratory. You will hear about a new portable point of care diagnostics platform to run multiple assays in minutes from a single drop of blood or other bodily fluids.
You will hear about an innovative new deposition technique for creating high performance protective coating with unparalleled interface strengths and corrosion resistance. This technology won a <a href="http://www.rdmag.com/award-winners/2012/08/corrosion-resistance-achieve… R&D 100 Award</a>.
You will hear about LLNL's capability developed around adaptive optics technology. Specifically, a retinal imaging application will be highlighted and you will be introduced to its ability to be used in a number of market applications.
You will hear about an exciting LLNL capability enabled by advanced optical imaging and image processing techniques.
You will hear about a prototype desalination technique that betters conventional capacitive deionization methods as well as reverse osmosis.
You will hear about a patented LLNL optical diagnostic microscope design that can provide real-time imaging for tissue pathology and many other market applications.
You will hear about a device developed at LLNL that creates a new mechanism for energy harvesting. Harvesting electrical energy from chemical molecules enables a host of application areas.
You will hear about an LLNL developed high-efficiency filter made from ceramic materials in a metal housing. The filters are scalable and can be engineered for myriad commercial applications.
You will hear about a research program in persistent surveillance. To identify terrorist activity and behavior, Livermore researchers have developed a data-processing pipeline that combines graphics-based computer hardware and clever software to extract meaning from wide-area overhead surveillance video.
You will hear about a novel and well-tested design of a cryogenic tank for hydrogen storage in vehicles.
You will hear about cutting edge micromanufacturing techniques being developed and the novel engineered materials they enable.
You will hear about ultra wide band technology that can image objects buried underground and can "see" through walls.
You will hear about LLNL's computational capabilities in aerodynamic drag reduction for medium and heavy trucks.
November marked the first technology presentation from a fellow Department of Energy National Laboratory.
You will hear about LLNL&aops;s work in building medical sensing capabilities to enable better trauma and critical care in austere environments.
You will hear about the diverse capabilities enabled by advancements made in the ultrawideband research.
You will hear about an innovative nucleic acid diagnostic device developed at LLNL.