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Thin explosive films provide snapshot of how detonations start

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Using thin films — no more than a few pieces of notebook paper thick — of a common explosive chemical, researchers from Sandia National Laboratories studied how small-scale explosions start and grow. Sandia is the only lab in the U.S. that can make such detonatable thin films. These experiments advanced fundamental knowledge […]

American Vacuum Society honors Sandia technologist

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The American Vacuum Society has recognized Sandia National Laboratories technologist Michael F. Lopez with its Thin Film Division Distinguished Technologist Award for his exceptional technical support of thin film research and development. The society’s Thin Film Division presented the award to Lopez at the society’s recent International Symposium & Exhibition in Nashville, […]

Thin film work is poster child for getting research and development to industry

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories researcher Paul Vianco sees his work on thin films as a poster child for the way research and development based on nuclear weapons work can boost U.S. industry. Since the 1970s, laboratories researchers have taken studies originally performed to support the weapons program and published or presented parts of […]