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UbiQD Named Top High-Growth Company And Job Creator In NNM; Closes Round Of Financing

on November 16, 2015 - 8:47am

UbiQD Director of Applied Physics Dr. Matt Bergren, left, and UbiQD Founder and President Dr. Hunter McDaniel hold jars of quantum dots illuminated by blue LED flashlights. The lox-toxicity, low-cost quantum dot manufacturer has a manufacturing facility in Los Alamos. Courtesy photo


  • Honored With Northern New Mexico 20/20 Award

UbiQD, LLC, a low-toxicity, low-cost quantum dot manufacturer, has been recognized with a Northern New Mexico 20/20 Award that identifies high-growth companies driving regional economic growth.

This award follows on the heels of a general upswing in

LANL Monitoring Situation Unfolding In Paris, France

on November 16, 2015 - 7:49am

LANL News:

Los Alamos National Laboratory is monitoring the situation unfolding in Paris, France.

Security officials are engaged with the Department of Energy (DOE) as well as federal and local law enforcement. There are no known imminent threats to DOE sites or personnel.

LANL employees traveling in France are directed to contact their manager or the Emergency Operations Center for accountability purposes. In addition, the EOC is prepared to take calls for additional assistance and information.

Wash, Dry And Repeat … Billion Dollar Cleanup Settlement Starts Over

on November 13, 2015 - 1:29pm

New Mexico Environment Department Cabinet Secretary Ryan Flynn asks for input on a revised consent order from members of the Northern New Mexico Citizens Advisory Board Thursday at the Cities of Gold Conference Center in Pojoaque. Photo by Roger Snodgrass/

During a break at the NNMCAB meeting Thursday, from left, NNSA Environmental Programs Office Assistant Manager George Rael, talks to EM Los Alamos Field Office Manager Doug Hintze and contractor Bob Zulick. Photo by Roger Snodgrass/


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Los Alamos Scientists Recognized With Breakthrough Prize For Neutrinos Research

on November 12, 2015 - 11:50am

LANL News:

$3 million award goes to more than 1,300 scientists across five experiments

More than 1,300 scientists—including 35 from Los Alamos National Laboratory—were awarded the 2016 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics Nov. 8 for their work in defining neutrino oscillations across five international experiments that led to the determination that neutrinos have mass.

This is the largest group to be awarded the Breakthrough Prize since it was launched three years ago by billionaire venture capitalist Yuri Milner.

“This discovery fundamentally changed our understanding of matter,”

Ten Los Alamos Scientists Honored As New Fellows By American Physical Society

on November 12, 2015 - 9:31am

New Fellows of the American Physical Society, LANL scientists Tariq Aslam, Steven Batha, Eric Bauer, Hou-Tong Chen, Diego Alejandro Dalvit, Dinh Nguyen, Alan Perelson, Filip Ronning, Alexander Saunders and Glen Wurden. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

Ten Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists are new Fellows of the American Physical Society.

Named this week by the national organization:

  • Tariq Aslam;
  • Steven Batha;
  • Eric Bauer;
  • Hou-Tong Chen;
  • Diego Alejandro Dalvit;
  • Dinh Nguyen;
  • Alan Perelson;
  • Filip Ronning;
  • Alexander Saunders; and
  • Glen Wurden.

“We’re extremely pleased that the technical

Los Alamos National Laboratory To Study Future Computing Technology Capabilities

on November 12, 2015 - 7:51am

D-Wave's newest quantum processor is over 1000 qubits - about double the size of its previous generation processor, and far exceeding the size of any other quantum processor. Courtesy/D-Wave

LANL News:

Los Alamos National Laboratory is exploring the future of computing by critically evaluating quantum annealing technology through the acquisition of a 1000+ quantum bits (qubits) D-Wave 2X™ system.  

D-Wave is a company that specializes in the development, fabrication, and integration of superconducting quantum annealing computers.

"Eventually Moore’s Law (transistors on an integrated

Dr. Stefan Zollner Appointed To NMC Board

on November 10, 2015 - 3:44pm

Dr. Stefan Zollner

NMC News:

The New Mexico State University (NMSU) Board of Regents unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. Stefan Zollner (Head, NMSU Department of Physics) to the New Mexico Consortium (NMC) Board of Directors, during its Oct. 21 meeting.

The New Mexico Consortium is a non-profit corporation formed by the three New Mexico research universities: University of New Mexico, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology and NMSU to advance scientific research and education in New Mexico.