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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 […]

LED Pulser developed by Sandia delivers laser-like performance at fraction of the cost

LIVERMORE, Calif. — When Sandia National Laboratories electronics engineer Chris Carlen got enthusiastic about flashlights containing high-power light-emitting devices (LEDs), he didn’t expect his hobby to lead to the creation of a new, high-speed LED driver that delivers lighting performance that exceeds that of conventional sources at a fraction of the cost. The Sandia LED […]

Increased productivity, not less energy use, results from more efficient lighting

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Two researchers have reprised in the journal Energy Policy their groundbreaking finding that improvements in lighting —  from candles to gas lamps to electric bulbs  — historically have led to increased light consumption rather than lower overall energy use by society. In an article in the journal Energy Policy, Sandia researcher Jeff […]