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  • Army sees potential in atomic 2-D layers

    April 04, 2013

    University scientists saw an extraordinary glow from the honeycomb edges of monolayered triangular islands of WS2 for the first time and knew this would be groundbreaking. The Penn State University researchers were looking at forming one or two atom thick layers of a naturally occurring rare mineral called tungstenite, or WS2, that has a structure consisting...

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    Army sees potential in atomic  2-D layers
     
  • ARL is developing model methodology to provide for most survivable combat vehicle

    April 02, 2013

    In order to protect Soldiers' lives, military vehicles in combat must be capable of surviving severe hostile fires. When hit with large hostile fire weapons, internally stowed ammunition may react resulting in catastrophic loss of life and system. The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), then the Ballistics Research Laboratory (BRL), developed effective ammunition...

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    ARL is developing model methodology to provide for most survivable combat vehicle
     
  • ARL-Funded Research Leads to Serendipitous Discovery of Optical Scanning Method to Identify Counterfeit Electronics and Covertly Track Materiel

    March 29, 2013

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's (ARL), Army Research Office's (ARO) initial concept of exploring DNA as a tagging and tracking method has led to the discovery of an optical scanning technology that can identify counterfeit electronic components before they are integrated into Army materiel. The technology also provides the capability to identify and...

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    ARL-Funded Research Leads to Serendipitous Discovery of Optical Scanning Method to Identify Counterfeit Electronics and Covertly Track Materiel
     
  • Team effort supporting the Maryland Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

    March 28, 2013

    Employees from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) provided support to this year's Maryland Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (MD JSHS) and the Collegiate Research Symposium, held at the BWI Hilton Hotel in Linthicum, Md., on March 8-9. The MD JSHS is a regional competition conducted under the auspices of the national Junior Science and Humanities...

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    Team effort supporting the Maryland Junior Science and Humanities Symposium
     
  • Weapons and Materials Research teams earn 2012 Defense Standardization Program honors

    March 27, 2013

    Two teams from U.S. Army Research Laboratory's (ARL) Weapons and Materials Research Directorate (WMRD) have won achievement awards from the Defense Standardization Program Office (DSPO). The Laminated Armor Materials Team and the Military Coatings for Department of Defense Assets Team both received the DOD-level honor for reducing total ownership costs...

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    Weapons and Materials Research teams earn 2012 Defense Standardization Program honors
     
  • ARL scientist's deployment results in new invention

    March 26, 2013

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) periodically asks civilians to volunteer to support overseas missions for a period of up to six months. Dr. Richard Tober, a scientist with ARL's Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate (SEDD), is one of those rare people in the laboratory who stepped out of his comfort zone for not one theater assignment – but...

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    ARL scientist's deployment results in new invention
     
  • ARL engineers support future scientists at local fair

    March 25, 2013

    Engineers and psychologists from the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI), the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Human Research Directorate, Simulation and Training Technology Center (ARL HRED STTC), and the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWC-TSD), along with members from the Central Florida...

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  • U.S. Army and Intel team up making training virtually a reality

    March 22, 2013

    March 22, 2013. Orlando, Fla. – The U.S. Army's Research Laboratory's, Human Research and Engineering Directorate, Simulation and Training Technology Center (STTC) and Intel Corporation entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement to collaborate and optimize research in virtual training environments. This unique partnership is expected...

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    U.S. Army and Intel team up making training virtually a reality
     
  • Big wins for ARL public affairs team in MACOM competition

    March 20, 2013

    The Army Research Laboratory's Public Affairs Office placed in several categories at the Army Materiel Command level of the 2012 Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs Awards Communication Competition. This marks the first year ARL's public affairs office has competed in the competition. "When you think of the size of AMC and the number of public affairs...

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    Big wins for ARL public affairs team in MACOM competition
     
  • ARL Welcomes Dr. Philip Perconti as Director of the Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate

    March 19, 2013

    Dr. Philip Perconti was recently named director of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's (ARL) Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate (SEDD). Prior to becoming director of SEDD, Perconti was the director of the Science and Technology Division of the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center's Night Vision and Electronic...

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    ARL Welcomes Dr. Philip Perconti as Director of the Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate
     
  • ARL employees support Read Across America Day at local elementary school

    March 18, 2013

    Employees from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) supported Churchville Elementary School, who along with the National Education Association, celebrated Read Across America Day by reading stories to children in grades one through five on March 1. In 1997, an organization known as the National Education Association (NEA), pushed for a special day to...

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    ARL employees support Read Across America Day at local elementary school
     
  • West elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

    March 15, 2013

    Dr. Bruce West, senior scientist of mathematics and information science at the U.S Army Research Laboratory's (ARL) Army Research Office and ARL Fellow, was recently elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Founded in 1848, AAAS is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing science around...

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    West elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
     
 
 

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