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NRL Unveils Laser Processing Concept for Light Emitting Diodes

The Naval Research Laboratory devised an approach that will address potential gaps in optical materials to boost their quality. The lab said Monday its scientists created a laser processing methodology that works to reinforce the optical properties of monolayer molybdenum disulphide and diminish the size of light emitting diodes.

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Naval Research Lab Signs Partnership With Tech Incubator to Boost Innovation

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory established a partnership with a network of developers, startups and investors to boost the Navy’s access to the tech market for future naval capabilities. NRL said Wednesday that it will help Navy researchers understand the culture, mindset and tools being used by tech startups to develop their products. 

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Naval Research Lab Patents Thermoplastic Elastomer Armor

A team of Naval Research Laboratory chemists has produced and patented a transparent thermoplastic elastomer armor designed to offer the same ballistic properties of bullet-resistant glass at a reduced weight. NRL said Wednesday its research chemists used various techniques to develop a new material that could recreate ballistic properties of polyurea and polyisobutylene …

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Navy Scientists Will Launch Space Experiments to ISS

Scientists at the U.S. Navy‘s corporate laboratory will send two experiments to the International Space Station on Feb. 17 as part of the Defense Department‘s Space Test Program mission. The National Research Laboratory said Wednesday its Limb-Imaging Ionospheric and Thermospheric Extreme Ultraviolet Spectrograph and GPS Radio Occultation and Ultraviolet Photometer Co-located experiments are two of …

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Navy Researchers Study Barnacle Components to Address Ship Maintenance Costs

Scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory have discovered 45 components of barnacle adhesive as part of efforts to address barnacle encrustation on the surface of U.S. Navy vessels. NRL said Tuesday the encrustation of barnacles and other sea creatures costs the service branch $56 million in annual maintenance and fuel consumption costs for Arleigh Burke-class …

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