A Week in Review: 10/27/13 – 11/2/13

October 27, 2013

Beryllium’s Back, Baby
Air Force Research Laboratory engineers, in partnership with industry, reestablished a domestic manufacturing capability for primary (high-purity) beryllium metal. Manufactures at a new reduction plant in Elmore, Ohio, beryllium is a critical component in several Department of Defense (DoD) applications.

October 30, 2013

New Clemson facility to advance nanotechnology
Clemson University completed construction of a world-class nanomaterials facility specifically designed to support research projects that are funded by the National Science Foundation, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the Department of Energy.

November 1, 2013

Synaptic transistor learns while it computes
First of its kind, brain-inspired device looks toward highly efficient and fast parallel computing