Quantum Supremacy Milestone Harnesses ORNL Summit Supercomputer

By Scott Jones (jonesg@ornl.gov) | Oak Ridge National Laboratory | Communications OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Oct. 23, 2019 — A joint research team from Google Inc., NASA Ames Research Center, and the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has demonstrated that a quantum computer can outperform Read More »

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UMaine Composites Center Receives Three Guinness World Records Related to Largest 3D Printer

By Meghan Collins | The University of Maine | Communications & Information Technology Orono, Maine, October 10, 2019 — More than 250 federal and state officials, business executives, University of Maine System leaders and community members were on hand to witness the UMaine Advanced Structures Read More »

ORNL, University of Toledo to Collaborate on Advanced Materials, Manufacturing Research for Vehicle Applications

By Kim Askey – askeyka@ornl.gov | Oak Ridge National Laboratory | Communications OAK RIDGE, Tenn., October 10, 2019 — The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and The University of Toledo have entered into a memorandum of understanding for collaborative research into the Read More »

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ORNL Develops, Deploys AI Capabilities Across Research Portfolio

Scott Jones | Oak Ridge National Laboratory Communications OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Sept. 24, 2019 — Processes like manufacturing aircraft parts, analyzing data from doctors’ notes and identifying national security threats may seem unrelated, but at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, artificial Read More »

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ORNL, Lincoln Electric to Advance Large-Scale Metal Additive Manufacturing Technology

By ORNL | Jennifer Burke OAK RIDGE, Tenn., May 8, 2019 — Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Lincoln Electric (NASDAQ: LECO) announced their continued collaboration on large-scale, robotic additive manufacturing technology at the Department of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing InnovationXLab Summit. The new agreement builds upon Read More »

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SME’s Smart Manufacturing Seminar Series – Highlighting Additive Manufacturing (AM) Materials

SME’s Smart Manufacturing Series will feature its second in a series of additive manufacturing (AM) seminars titled ‘Additive Manufacturing Materials’, August 9, 2018, Knoxville, Tennessee. This seminar is intended to help industry users understand what is working in additive manufacturing and what may work in Read More »

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ORNL Materials – Printing with Plants

By Kim Askey  | ORNL News | askeyka@ornl.gov   A scalable processing technique developed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) uses plant-based materials for 3D printing and offers a promising additional revenue stream for biorefineries. Scientists created a new material with excellent printability and performance Read More »

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ORNL Wins Nine R&D 100 Awards

By Sean Simoneau, ORNL Communications | simoneausm@ornl.gov   OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 20, 2017 — Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have received nine R&D 100 Awards in recognition of their significant advancements in science and technology. The honorees were recognized Read More »

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Strangpresse Exclusively Licenses ORNL Extruder Tech for High-Volume Additive Manufacturing

By Sara Shoemaker | ORNL News OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Oct. 12, 2017 – Ohio-based Strangpresse has exclusively licensed additive manufacturing-related extruder technology from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) that can quickly print hundreds of pounds of polymer material. The ORNL inventions Read More »

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Navy Partnership Goes to New Depths with First 3D-Printed Submarine

By Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy – July 20, 2017 — Planes, automobiles, and…submarines? Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) just made a big splash with its latest application of 3D printing. Through a partnership with the Read More »