Naval Research Laboratory
The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory operates as the Navy’s full-spectrum corporate laboratory, conducting a broadly based multidisciplinary program of scientific research and advanced technological development directed toward maritime applications of new and improved materials, techniques, equipment, systems and ocean, atmospheric, and space sciences and related technologies.
Autonomous water flow characterization from surface water velocity
Using cameras for remote field-scale flow measurement and navigation
Dry graphene transfer to a polymer
High-quality, uniform dry transfer of graphene grown by chemical vapor deposition on copper foil to polystyrene
Explosives and narcotics trace vapor generator
Generates continuous trace-level vapors for the evaluation of sensors under development
Zirconium hydroxide-based toxic chemical decontaminater
Using zirconium hydroxide and a class of cyclic olefin polymers to form stable hydroperoxides
Flexible crystalline ultra-thin silicon solar cells
High-yield, low-cost process re-purposes pre-existing thick, inflexible commercially available crystalline Si solar cells
System and method for atmospheric contaminant detection
Remote infrared laser-assisted identification of biological pollutants
Seawater-derived hydrocarbon fuel production
Method and system to collect CO2 and hydrogen from seawater or air to produce hydrocarbons in a fossil fuel-free process
Compact bead array sensor system uses laminar fluidic...
An efficient technique for molecular removal according to binding strength
Expandable signal calibration target
A high-frequency signal calibration target deployable in outer space includes an expandable and electrically conductive symmetric structure. The structure may mechanically expand from a stowed configuration to a deployed configuration….
Map projection transformer
Efficient technique for creating accurate, nonlinear conversions