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The VULCAN diffractometer is designed to perform stress measurements on large components, such as a jet engine turbine blade.  

Collage of all winners (jpg, 3MB | pdf, 4.4MB)

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Selected images; more as they become available


 
 
 
 

The VULCAN diffractometer is designed to perform stress measurements on large components, such as a jet engine turbine blade.  

Ultrasensitive Nanomechanical Transducers Based on Nonlinear Resonance, one of ORNL's eight 2010 R&D 100 award winners, enables sensitive linear detection of force or mass that can be used in applications like chemical and biological detection, inertial navigation and thermal imaging.

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The VULCAN diffractometer is designed to perform stress measurements on large components, such as a jet engine turbine blade.  

Ztherm Modulated Thermal Analysis, one of ORNL's eight 2010 R&D 100 award winners. The image illustrates a polymer surface before (top) and after (bottom) ZTherm analysis at a sub-100 nanometer scale.

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The VULCAN diffractometer is designed to perform stress measurements on large components, such as a jet engine turbine blade.  

Telemedical Retinal Image Analysis and Diagnosis, one of ORNL's eight 2010 R&D 100 award winners, provides automated and efficient eye screenings to prevent blinding diseases such as diabetic retinopathy.