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National security chip plant gets an upgrade

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories has completed phase one of an anticipated three-year upgrade at its plant responsible for making integrated circuits, similar to computer chips. The facility is now fully compatible with industry-standard, 8-inch silicon wafers — thin, round starting materials used for making chips. Previously, Sandia used 6-inch wafers. Supporting the new […]

Sandia wins 5 R&D100 awards and a green technology gold award

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Competing in an international pool of universities, corporations and government labs, Sandia National Laboratories researchers captured five R&D100 Awards this year. One entry also won the R&D100’s Green Technology Special Recognition Gold Award. R&D Magazine presents the awards each year to researchers whom its editors and judges determine have developed the year’s 100 […]