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R&D 100 Winners

The 2005 R&D 100 Award Winners are listed below in alphabetical order by the name of the primary developer company.




Primary Developer
2005 R&D 100 Winning Technology (Category) category
3M Abrasive Systems Division Alumina-Based Glass and Glass-Ceramics (Materials Sciences)  
4D Technology Corporation PhaseCam 4010-MW (Lasers and Photonics)  
Advanced Composite Products and Technology Inc Short Radius Composite Drill Pipe (Mechanical Devices) US DOE
Agilent Technologies Inc Agilent 5100 Automated Lab-on-a-chip Platform (Life Sciences) Caliper Life Sciences
Alion Science & Technology Power Measurement Calorimetric System (Electrical Devices)  
American Superconductor SuperVAR Dynamic Synchronous Condenser (Energy Technologies) Tennessee Valley Authority
Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University Novel High-Temperature Coatings with Pt-Modified Ni + Ni3Al Alloy Compositions (Materials Sciences)  
Argonne National Laboratory Bion Microstimulator (Life Sciences) Advanced Bionic Corporation
Argonne National Laboratory MPICH2 High Performance Portable Implementation of the Message Passing Interface Std for Parallel Computing (Software)  
Argonne National Laboratory Multilayer Lens Wafers for X-Ray Lenses (Beam Instruments)  
Arkema Inc ICD-1141 and ICD-1143 TG-S2 (Materials Sciences)  
Atmospheric Glow Technologies PlasmaGen Model (Lab Equipment)  
Axsun Technologies NIR IntegraSpec Analyzer (Analytical Instruments)  
Balluff GmbH Inductive Minisensor (Mechanical Devices)  
Battelle Reusable Abutment Cushion Extension (RACE) Safety Barrier (Safety and Security) CUE Inc
Battelle Memorial Institute Mechanical Damage Inspection Pig Using Dual Field Magnetic Flux Leakage (Mechanical Devices)  
Bio-Rad Laboratories Informatics Div KnowItAll Informatics System, Analytical Edition 5.0 (Software)  
Bouldin Corporation WastAway Municipal Solid Waste Recycling System (Environmental Technologies) Battelle Memorial Institute
Brookhaven National Laboratory CdZnTe Frisch-Ring Radiation Detector (Analytical Instruments) Kansas State University
Bruker AXS Inc VANTEC-2000 (Beam Instruments)  
Cambridge Research & Instrumentation Inc (Cri) Maestro In-Vivo Imaging System (Imaging Technologies)  
Carbtex Corpoation Carbtex and ThermHQtex Electrical Arc, Flame and Thermal Personal Protection Materials (Safety and Security) Ultraknit Thermtex
Carl Zeiss MicroImaging Inc LSM 5 LIVE Laser Scanning Fluorescence Microscope (Imaging Technologies) Carl Zeiss Advance Imaging Microscopy
CEM Corporation Investigator System (Analytical Instruments)  
DMetrix Inc DX-40 Array Microscope (Imaging Technologies)  
The Dow Chemical Company EXO Overmolding Technology from Inclosia Solutions (Process Sciences)  
The Dow Chemical Company VERSIFY Plastomers and Elastomers (Materials Sciences)  
Eikos Inc Invisicon (Materials Sciences)  
EIV Technology EUV Reflectometer (Thin Film/Vacuum Technologies)  
Electric Power Research Institute EPRI UT Nuclear Fuel Cleaning Technology (Energy Technologies) Dominion Engineering Inc
Eltron Research Inc Intermediate Temperature Hydrogen Transport Membranes (Energy Technologies)  
Engineering Matters Inc EMF Joystick (Information Technologies)  
ESA Biosceinces Inc Corona CAD (Analytical Instruments) TSI Inc
FieldMetrics Inc MetPod (Electrical Devices)  
Genecor International Inc GC535 (Life Sciences)  
Genomatica SimPheny (Software)  
The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company Assurance TripleTred Technology (Mechanical Devices) Sandia National Laboratories
GrafTech International Ltd Apollo Electrode System and Zeus Electrode System (Energy Technologies)  
Hach Company Event Monitor Trigger System (Safety and Security)  
Hitachi Central Research Laboratory Vision Claire (Software) Hitachi Ltd Life Science Group
The Ibis Division of Isis Pharmaceuticals TIGER Universal Biosensor (Life Sciences) SAIC
Idaho National Laboratory Visual First Responder (VFRTM) Wireless Video (Communication Technologies)  
Imaging Systems Technology Flexible Plasma-sphere Display (Electrionic Equipment)  
Infinity Photo-Optical Company MID/SAC Motorized Infocus Device/Spherical Aberration Correction (Imaging Technologies) Intelligent Imaging Innovations
JEOL USA Inc DART (Direct Analysis in Real Time) (Analytical Instruments) IonSense Inc
JP Laboratories Inc SIRAD (Self-indicating Instant Radiation Alert Dosimeter) (Analytical Instruments)  
Keithley Instruments Inc 6221/2182A AC and DC Precision Current Source with Nanovoltmeter (Electrical Devices)  
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) Berkeley Lab Optical Sound Restoration (OSR) System (Communications)  
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) Ion Mobility Analysis for Rapid Identification of Cardiovascular Disease Indicators (Life Sciences)  
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) Neural Matrix CCD (Life Sciences) Cellular Bioengineering Incorporated
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Adaptable Radiation Area Monitor (ARAM) (Analytical Instruments) Innovative Survivability Technologies
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Biological Aerosol Mass Spectrometry System (BAMS) (Analytical Instruments)  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Visit (Software)  
Los Alamos National Laboratory CartaBlanca: A High-Efficiency, Object-Oriented, General-Purpose Computer Simulation Environment (Software)  
Los Alamos National Laboratory MESA: Measuring Enzyme-Substrate Affinities (Life Sciences) Caldera Pharmaceuticals Inc
Los Alamos National Laboratory nanoFOAM: A Metal-Nanofoam Fabrication Technique (Process Sciences)  
Material and Electrochemical Research (MER) Corp HiTcSp3 (Materials Sciences)  
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd (Panasonic) 50GB Capacity Rewritable Dual-layer Blu-ray Disc Media (Electrionic Equipment)  
Micropyretics Heaters International Inc Fractal, Fiber free Material (Process Sciences) Mattech Corporation
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation Airborne Ku-Band Antenna Subsystem for Satellite Communications (Communications)  
MTI Intermec IP3 Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) handheld device (Energy Technologies) Intermec Technologies Corp
NASA Glenn Research Center Glenn Refractory Adhesive for Bonding and Exterior Repair (GRABER) (Process Sciences) QSS Group Inc
NASA Glenn Research Center Multi parameter Microsensor-based Low False Alarm Fire Detection System (MMFDS) (Safety and Security) Makel Engineering
NASA Glenn Research Center Polyimide Rod-Coil Block Copolymers as membrane materials for Ion Conduction (Materials Sciences)  
NASA Langley Research Center PETI-330, High Temperature Transfer Molding Resin (Materials Sciences) Ube America Inc
National Renewable Energy Laboratory Sinton QSSPC Silicon Evaluation System (Thin Film/Vacuum Technologies) Sinton Consulting
National Renewable Energy Laboratory TREAT 2.6 Targeted Residential Energy Analysis Tool (Software) Taitem Engineering
Nikon Instruments Inc White Light TIRF Microscopy Illumination System (Imaging Technologies)  
Oak Ridge National Laboratory SeizAlert (Life Sciences)  
Oak Ridge National Laboratory SEMCO Revolution: Integrated Active-Dessicant Rooftop Air Conditioner (Mechanical Devices) SEMCO Inc
Oak Ridge National Laboratory SensArray Integrated Wafer (Thin Film/Vacuum Technologies) SensArray Corporation
Ohio State University High-Temperature Potentiometric Oxygen Sensor with Internal Reference (Energy Technologies) Argonne National Laboratory
Optimer Photonics Inc Novel Fast Variable Optical Attenuator (VOA) Employing Electrooptically Clad Silica Waveguide (Lasers and Photonics)  
Oxford Diffraction Ltd Gemini (Beam Instruments) Oxford Diffraction Inc
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory The Morning Report: Advanced Proactive Safety and System Monitoring Tool (Safety and Security) NASA Ames Research Center
Philips Ultrasound S5-1 ultrasound transducer with PureWave Crystal Technology (Lab Equipment)  
Physical Sciences Inc Remote Methane Leak Detector (RMLD) (Safety and Security) Heath Consultants Inc
Quantapoin Inc Quantapoint PRISM 3D (Lasers and Photonics)  
Reactive NanoTechnoloiges (RNT) NanoFoil (Materials Sciences) Lawrence Livermore National Labortory
Sandia National Laboratories Global-Link (Communications) Logical Solutions Inc
Sandia National Laboratories Ion Photon Emission Microscope-IPEM (Imaging Technologies) Quantar Technology Inc
Sandia National Laboratories TEPIC-A Machinable or Cast-to-Shape Composite Tooling Material (Materials Sciences) Scion Industries Inc
Shimadzu Scientific Instruments LCMS-IT-TOF (Analytical Instruments)  
Sinmat Soft, Elastic Nanosponge Materials (Materials Sciences) University of Florida
Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) Nessus V8 Probabilistic Engineering Analysis Software (Software) Los Alamos National Laboratory
Standing Partnership YieldGuard Rootworm Corn (Life Sciences) Monsanto Company
Stolar Research Corporation Drill String Radar (DSR) (Imaging Technologies)  
Swagelok Company Swagelok ALD diaphragm valve (Lab Equipment)  
Thales Nanotechnology Inc H-Cube (Lab Equipment)  
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility Tunable Energy Recovered High Power Infrared Free Electron Laser (Lasers and Photonics)  
Touchstone Research Laboratory Ltd MetPreg (Materials Sciences)  
Toyota Motor Corporation Fusion Sensor for Pre-crash safety (Safety and Security)  
Veeco Instruments Inc High-Resolution Technique for Measuring Through Glass and Other Transparent Media (Thin Film/Vacuum Technologies)  
Visual Pathways, Inc ARIS (Automated Retinal Imaging System) (Imaging Technologies)  
Waters Corporation Acquity Ultra Performance LC System (Analytical Instruments)  
Welch Allyn Welch Allyn MacroView Otoscope (Imaging Technologies)  
Wyatt Technology Corp Optilab rEX (refractometer with Extended range) (Lasers and Photonics)  
Xponent Photonics Xponent Triplexer XP4-0003 (Lasers and Photonics)  
X-Ray Optical Systems Inc SINDIE Sulfur Analyzer for Petroleum Fuels (Beam Instruments)  
Zyvex Corporation Zyvex NanoSolve Materials (Materials Sciences)