Above Images:On the left, the “Sandia Cooler” – also known as the “Air Bearing Heat Exchanger” will significantly reduce the energy needed to cool the processor chips in data centers and large-scale computing environments (NNSA Press Release 6/20/12). The Sandia Cooler was one of 11 2012 R&D 100 Awards received by NNSA labs and was one of the nine awarded projects made possible by LDRD and SDRD. On the right, a poster presentation at the LDRD Symposium June 12, 2012 (see NNSA photo gallery on Flickr).
LDRD Symposium June 12 was a huge success with 123 attendees, including 3 Congressional Staffers, 11 attendees from private industry and academia, 7 program/field office employees, and 15 attendees from other Federal agencies. Presentations are available at http://tri-lab.lanl.gov/.