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  • Harnessing new ideas

    August 01, 2013

    Gunners, patrol personnel, cooks, medics and other Soldiers who wear helmets for long periods of time could get much needed head and neck relief from a revolutionary device developed by U.S. Army Research Laboratory researchers, a new study found. The Vertical Load Offset System—or VLOS, a prototype exoskeletal device designed to displace the static...

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    Harnessing new ideas
     
  • 'Long-Lived Power' could extend life for battlefield sensors

    July 31, 2013

    "Long-Lived Power" sounds like it could be an energy revolution, a revolutionary of sorts within the family of far-reaching energy solutions for the battlefield—because it uses radioisotopes. It is a power source that supports low power for years—100 microwatts of average power—according to its developers. Scientists at the U.S. Army...

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  • Research summer students arrive, tour facilities

    July 30, 2013

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory recently welcomed approximately 100 summer students to the organization with tours of the Adelphi Laboratory Center and Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland. The two-day tour began at ALC, where students were briefed on research conducted within the Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate and the Computational and Information...

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    Research summer students arrive, tour facilities
     
  • Innovation leads to improvements in on-the-move communications system

    July 25, 2013

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratorys Weapons and Materials Research Directorate, Integrated Electromagnetic Materials Research team was recently recognized with a 2012 Army Research and Development Achievement Award for their technology titled, "A Materials Physics Innovation to Achieve Enhanced and Balanced Material Properties to Enable the Armys Next Generation...

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  • Collaboration leads to new rocket propulsion technology

    July 24, 2013

    Dr. Michael Nusca, Robert Michaels and Nathan Mathis were recently recognized by the Department of the Army with a 2012 Army Research and Development Outstanding Collaboration Award for their work titled, "Use of Computational Fluid Dynamics in the Development and Testing of Controllable Thrust Gel Bipropellant Rocket Engines for Tactical Missiles." The team...

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    Collaboration leads to new rocket propulsion technology
     
  • From Basic Quantum Mechanics to State-of-the-Art Infrared Imaging

    July 23, 2013

    In this edition of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory Fellows Corner, ARL Fellow Dr. Kwong-Kit Choi discusses quantum well infrared photodetectors, or QWIPs, , and how ARL is working on improving QWIPs fundamentally by inventing new detector structures and working out new ways to understand and predict their performance. In elementary quantum mechanics, the...

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  • Army researchers showcase MANPRINT at Pentagon

    July 23, 2013

    Researchers from the Manpower and Personnel Integration (MANPRINT) Methods and Analysis Branch—part of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's (ARL) Human Research and Engineering Directorate—recently participated in the Joint Human Systems Integration (HSI) display at the Pentagon. This annual event focuses on highlighting HSI as it is implemented across...

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  • Urciuoli awarded with 2012 RDA award

    July 22, 2013

    Damian Urciuoli, an electronics engineer in the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate, was recently recognized by the Department of the Army with a 2012 Army Research and Development Achievement (RDA) Award for his technology entitled "High-Speed, Scalable, Bidirectional Solid-State Circuit Breaker Development." Urciuoli...

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    Urciuoli awarded with 2012 RDA award
     
  • Safety Stand Down Day – not just for today, ARL's everyday culture

    July 16, 2013

    Dr. Thomas Russell, director, U.S. Army Research Laboratory provided opening remarks at ARL's annual Safety Stand Down Day held at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., June 20. After sharing a story where he was involved in an investigation concerning the death of a researcher at a previous job, Russell said he got a rude awaking that completely changed his viewpoint...

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  • Dr. Russell's aspiration; to be advocate for U.S. Army Research Laboratory and its people

    July 11, 2013

    "People first, mission always," emphasizes Dr. Thomas P. Russell, director of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, who took this phrase to heart as he visited each of the directorates and organizations within ARL. Russell began his visits soon after becoming ARL's new director in March. He first visited with Laboratory Operations at the Adelphi Laboratory Center...

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  • Beyer recognized with RDA award for development of optically repairable, transparent plastics

    July 05, 2013

    Dr. Rick Beyer, materials research engineer in the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Weapons and Materials Research Directorate, was recently recognized with a 2012 Department of the Army Research and Development Achievement award. Beyer is specifically being recognized for determining, for the first time, the connection between microscopic structure and self-repairing...

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    Beyer recognized with RDA award for development of optically repairable, transparent plastics
     
  • ARL participates in 2013 eCYBERMISSION national event

    July 01, 2013

    The 2013 eCYBERMISSION National Judging and Educational Event was recently held at the National Conference Center in Leesburg, Va., and was kicked off by Dale A. Ormond, director of the Army's Research, Development and Engineering Command. eCYBERMISSION is a U.S. Army sponsored, web-based science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, competition...

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    ARL participates in 2013 eCYBERMISSION national event
     
 
 

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