Award Winners & Finalists

Product Organization Co-Developer(s)
20 X 60 S Binocular Carl Zeiss Co. Adolf Weyrauch
Advantage Magnetic Contactor and Starter Westinghouse Electric Corp. (Electrical Comp.)
ADXL50 Analog Devices Richard Payne, Steve Sherman, Bob Tsang
Alcatel PX Alcatel N. V.
Alkaline-Fluoride-Carbonate Electrolyte for Zinc/Nickel Oxide Batteries Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Thomas Adler, Frank McLarnon, Elton Cairns
Aluminum Product 7055-T77 Aluminum Company of America
Animated Display of Inferred Tongue, Lip, and Jaw Movements During Speech Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) George Papcun, Timothy Thomas, Judith Hochberg
APU-1 Stanford University Roger Carr
Atomic Processing Microscope National Renewable Energy Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Lawrence Kazmerski
Base-Catalyzed Destruction Process Battelle Memorial Institute, EPA, Naval Civil Engineering Laboratory, Pacific Northwest Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Cablecure Restoration Dow Corning Corp. Gary Vincent, Daniel Meyer, Glen Bertini
CADEYES Model 2001 Air Gage, Industrial Technology Institute Leonard Bieman, Kevin Harding
CAMP Deep-UV Photoresist AT&T Bell Laboratories, OCG Microelectronic Materials Elsa Reichmanis, Omkaram Nalamasu, Andrew Blakeney
CEPRATE SC Stem Cell Concentrator CellPro Inc. Randal Goffe
CFC/HFC Ratiometer Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Fang Chen, S. L. Allman, C. H. Chen
Cooled Optically Stimulated Luminescence Pacific Northwest Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Steven Miller, Joseph McDonald, Fred Eichner
Cryogenic Diamond Tuning Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), National Institute of Standards & Technology Ralph Lundin, Delbert Stewart, Christopher Evans
Cupra Select Schumacher John Norman, Beth Muratore, Paul Dyer
DBL3 Device Durell Laboratories Inc. William Durell
DC Broad-Beam High-Current Metal Ion Source Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Diesel Particulate Trap Oxidizer Donaldson Company Inc. Wayne Wagner, Chuck Hoyer
DR-2000H Real-Time Digital Radiography System Hamamatsu Photonics K. K., Hitachi Ltd., Hitachi Medical Corp. Takeo Tsunoda, Hisatake Yokouchi, Masayuki Tsuneoka
DynaForce Force Imaging Technologies, Tekscan Inc. Rob Podoloff, Mike Benjamin
EM 912 Omega Carl Zeiss Co. E. Weimer, D. Krahl, E. Rose
Ensemble Particle Concentration and Sizing Insitec Inc. Donald Holve, Tom Harvill, Jared Hoog
Filtron Gentex Optics Inc. Robert Sallavanti
Flame Quality Indicator Brookhaven National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Thomas Butcher, Philip Cerniglia, Roger McDonald
Flat Fluorescent Lamp Thomas Electronics Inc. Munisamy Anandan, Douglas Ketchum
Flectron Metallized Materials Monsanto Chemical Co. Albert Morgan, James Capistran, Reed Niederkorn
Fluorescent Image Tracking Velocimetry System Baxter Healthcare, Pittsburgh Energy Technology Center (U.S. Dept. of Energy), University of Pittsburgh Mahendra Mathur, Frank Shaffer, John Woodard
FTA 100 Digital Surface Energy Meter First Ten Angstroms Charles Seiter, Roger Woodward
General Area Detector Diffraction System Siemens Analytical X-Ray Instruments, Siemens Industrial Automation Inc. Kingsley Smith, Richard Ortega
Glarestopper Donnelly Corp.
Glycine-Nitrate Process for Synthesizing Ceramic Powders Pacific Northwest Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
GRAIL Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Edward Uberbacher, Reinhold Mann, Richard Mural
Graphite-From-Kish Process U. S. Bureau of Mines (Dept. of the Interior ) Larry Nicks, Paul Laverty, Lawrence Walters
Hard-Surfaced Polymers Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Eal Lee, Monty Lewis, Louis Mansur
Helium Self-Pumping Module for Fusion Argonne National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Sandia National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Jeffrey Brooks, Alan Krauss, Richard Nygren
High- Level Integration MBE Epitaxial Wafers Litton Systems Inc. Yi-Ching Pao
High-Resolution Scanning Magnetometer Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T), Quantum Magnetics Inc. Ronald Sager, David Cox, Andrew Hibbs
HP 8504A Precision Reflectometer Hewlett-Packard Co. Harry Chou, Wayne Sorin
HP5071A Primary Frequency Standard Hewlett-Packard Co., Hewlett-Packard Laboratory
HV-100 Videophone Hitachi Ltd. Yoji Shibata, Masaaki Takizawa
Hydrogen Chloride Gas Sensor Bell Communications Research Glen Neuburger
In-Focus Monochromator Hettrick Scientific Inc. Michael Hettrick
InSight Thoracic Imaging System Eastman Kodak Co. Phillip Bunch, Robert Dickerson
INTAC Atmosphere Control System BOC Group Inc. Michael Garrett, Piotr Sadkowski, Alberto LaCava
Integrated Acousto-Optic Filter Bell Communications Research David Smith, Jane Baran, John Johnson
Ionization-Probe Printerd-Circuit Board Head Gasket Sandia National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Peter Witze
LaRC RP46 Polyimides NASA (Langley Research Center) Ruth Pater
Lasermat Thermo Instrument Systems
LAST and BLAST Du Pont Co. Mark Bobrow, Gerald Litt, Krista Shaughnessy
Lightweight Metal-Matrix Composite Microelectronic Package Ceramics Process Systems Corp., Texas Instruments Corp.
LiquiTrak Liquidborne Particle Detector System IBM Corp. (T.J. Watson Research Center), TSI Inc. Stanley Kaufman, Peter Hairston, David Blackford
Microtubes and Microtube Composites U. S. Air Force (Phillips Laboratory)
Model LCL-7-2 Laser Centerline Localizer Humbug Mountain Research Laboratories David Shemwell, Alan Vetter
Model RCTS-1 Radar Coal Thickness Sensor Boeing Aerospace and Electronics Co., U. S. Bureau of Mines (Dept. of the Interior ) Robert Chufo, Raymound Helinski, Walter Johnson
Near-Field Scanning Optical Microscope AT&T Bell Laboratories Jay Trautman, Eric Betzig
Nicoderm Marion Merrell Dow Inc. Clyde Rolf, Sidney Goldstein, David Enscore
Nontoxic Free-Machining, Wrought Copper Alloy AT&T Bell Laboratories John Plewes, Dominic Loiacono
NoToX Biological Preservative Earth Safe Industries Inc. Arthur Schwartz
NUVOM 1a Jasco Corp., Nippondenso Co. Ltd., Toyota Central R&D Laboratories Inc. A. Wada, K. Kutsuna, E. Sudo
Oblique Fiber Endface Cleaving Tool Bell Communications Research
OnGuard 1000 Electronic Corrosion Sensor Purafil Inc. William England, Michael Osborne, Xiuyi Zhang
Optical Precipitate Profiler High Yield Technology, IBM Corp. (T.J. Watson Research Center)
PA300XI Phase Dynamics Inc. Bentley Scott, Samuel Shortes
Paradigm Motor Polygon Assemblies Lincoln Laser Co. Dwight Smith, Derald Hanson, August Weilbach
Pegasus 1010 Photon Tunneling Microscope Dyer Energy Systems Inc., Polaroid Corp.
PINS Chemical Assay System Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
PIONIR 1024 Perkin-Elmer Corp. Robert Hannah
Piston-Pumped Rocket Propulsion for Small High-Performance Spacecraft Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Moog Space (Products), Rocket Research Co. John Whitehead, Hans Toews, Don Swink
Plastic Dye-Laser Rods Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Polarizing Single-Mode Optical Fiber 3M Co. Michael Messerly, James Onstott, Raymond Mikkelson
Portable Laser Spark Surface Mass Analyzer Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) David Cremers, Karen Kane, Monty Ferris
PRISM BIOSYM Technologies, Sandia National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy), University of Illinois (Urbana) J.Dana Honeycutt, John Curro, Kenneth Schweizer
PRS-1000 Photoreflectance Spectrometer Olympus Corp. Keith Mortensen, Fred Pollack, Ken Tracht
Pulsed Extraction Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometer Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Anthony Appelhans, David Dahl, James Delmore
QRMS II Remote Measurement System Questar Corp. John Ridge, Craig Ramsey, Stephen Knight
Raster Scanner Beam Delivery System Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Tim Renner, William Chu, Bernhard Ludewigt
RULER Family of Instruments U. S. Air Force (Wright Laboratory), University of Dayton Douglas Wolf, Robert Kauffman
S-17 Gradient Enhanced Spectroscopy Accessory General Electric Co. (NMR Instruments) Paul Calderon, Frank Huang, Boban John
SATFIND 406 EPIRB MPR Teltech Ltd. Larry Onotera, Brian Murray, William Street
Sendust Head Mitsubishi Electric Corp. Tatsuo Ozeki, Youichi Masubuchi, Yoshimasa Akashi
SIM System II Meyer Sound Laboratories Inc. John Meyer
Solar Detoxification of Hazardous Organic Materials in Groundwater National Renewable Energy Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Sandia National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
SPACE Service Creation System Bell Communications Research Thomas Ely, David Babson
StatPal Blood Gas Analysis System PPG Industries Inc.
Strake NASA (Langley Research Center) John Wilson, Henry Kelley
Superconducting Storage Device Superconductivity Inc.
Surface-Enhanced Raman Optical Data Storage System Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Tuan Vo-Dinh, David Stokes
Tactile Sensor System Bonneville Scientific Inc. Allen Grahn
Terrasight Battelle Memorial Institute, Electric Power Research Institute, Photographic Analysis Co.
Thermal Neutron Multiplicity Counter Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Transient Infrared Spectroscopy On-Line Analyzer Ames Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Iowa State University Roger Jones, John McClelland
Vacuum Plasma Structural Deposition Dual Alloy Turbine Rotors Howmet Corp. Kim Bowen, Steven Salter, Anthony Huiber
Vapor Chloride-Liquid Ammonia Process Ford Motor Co. Gary Crosbie, Ronald Predmesky, John Nicholson
Varispec Filter Cambridge Research and Instrumentation Inc. Cliff Hoyt, Peter Miller, Tracey Golini
VHP 1000 Biodecontamination System AMSCO International
WiseCap Packaging Yellowstone Enviornemental Science Inc.
Zeeman Refractive Index Detector Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Roger Johnston, W. Kevin Grace
Product Organization Co-Developer(s)
20 X 60 S Binocular Carl Zeiss Co. Adolf Weyrauch
Advantage Magnetic Contactor and Starter Westinghouse Electric Corp. (Electrical Comp.)
ADXL50 Analog Devices Richard Payne, Steve Sherman, Bob Tsang
Alcatel PX Alcatel N. V.
Alkaline-Fluoride-Carbonate Electrolyte for Zinc/Nickel Oxide Batteries Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Thomas Adler, Frank McLarnon, Elton Cairns
Aluminum Product 7055-T77 Aluminum Company of America
Animated Display of Inferred Tongue, Lip, and Jaw Movements During Speech Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) George Papcun, Timothy Thomas, Judith Hochberg
APU-1 Stanford University Roger Carr
Atomic Processing Microscope National Renewable Energy Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Lawrence Kazmerski
Base-Catalyzed Destruction Process Battelle Memorial Institute, EPA, Naval Civil Engineering Laboratory, Pacific Northwest Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Cablecure Restoration Dow Corning Corp. Gary Vincent, Daniel Meyer, Glen Bertini
CADEYES Model 2001 Air Gage, Industrial Technology Institute Leonard Bieman, Kevin Harding
CAMP Deep-UV Photoresist AT&T Bell Laboratories, OCG Microelectronic Materials Elsa Reichmanis, Omkaram Nalamasu, Andrew Blakeney
CEPRATE SC Stem Cell Concentrator CellPro Inc. Randal Goffe
CFC/HFC Ratiometer Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Fang Chen, S. L. Allman, C. H. Chen
Cooled Optically Stimulated Luminescence Pacific Northwest Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Steven Miller, Joseph McDonald, Fred Eichner
Cryogenic Diamond Tuning Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), National Institute of Standards & Technology Ralph Lundin, Delbert Stewart, Christopher Evans
Cupra Select Schumacher John Norman, Beth Muratore, Paul Dyer
DBL3 Device Durell Laboratories Inc. William Durell
DC Broad-Beam High-Current Metal Ion Source Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Diesel Particulate Trap Oxidizer Donaldson Company Inc. Wayne Wagner, Chuck Hoyer
DR-2000H Real-Time Digital Radiography System Hamamatsu Photonics K. K., Hitachi Ltd., Hitachi Medical Corp. Takeo Tsunoda, Hisatake Yokouchi, Masayuki Tsuneoka
DynaForce Force Imaging Technologies, Tekscan Inc. Rob Podoloff, Mike Benjamin
EM 912 Omega Carl Zeiss Co. E. Weimer, D. Krahl, E. Rose
Ensemble Particle Concentration and Sizing Insitec Inc. Donald Holve, Tom Harvill, Jared Hoog
Filtron Gentex Optics Inc. Robert Sallavanti
Flame Quality Indicator Brookhaven National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Thomas Butcher, Philip Cerniglia, Roger McDonald
Flat Fluorescent Lamp Thomas Electronics Inc. Munisamy Anandan, Douglas Ketchum
Flectron Metallized Materials Monsanto Chemical Co. Albert Morgan, James Capistran, Reed Niederkorn
Fluorescent Image Tracking Velocimetry System Baxter Healthcare, Pittsburgh Energy Technology Center (U.S. Dept. of Energy), University of Pittsburgh Mahendra Mathur, Frank Shaffer, John Woodard
FTA 100 Digital Surface Energy Meter First Ten Angstroms Charles Seiter, Roger Woodward
General Area Detector Diffraction System Siemens Analytical X-Ray Instruments, Siemens Industrial Automation Inc. Kingsley Smith, Richard Ortega
Glarestopper Donnelly Corp.
Glycine-Nitrate Process for Synthesizing Ceramic Powders Pacific Northwest Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
GRAIL Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Edward Uberbacher, Reinhold Mann, Richard Mural
Graphite-From-Kish Process U. S. Bureau of Mines (Dept. of the Interior ) Larry Nicks, Paul Laverty, Lawrence Walters
Hard-Surfaced Polymers Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Eal Lee, Monty Lewis, Louis Mansur
Helium Self-Pumping Module for Fusion Argonne National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Sandia National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Jeffrey Brooks, Alan Krauss, Richard Nygren
High- Level Integration MBE Epitaxial Wafers Litton Systems Inc. Yi-Ching Pao
High-Resolution Scanning Magnetometer Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T), Quantum Magnetics Inc. Ronald Sager, David Cox, Andrew Hibbs
HP 8504A Precision Reflectometer Hewlett-Packard Co. Harry Chou, Wayne Sorin
HP5071A Primary Frequency Standard Hewlett-Packard Co., Hewlett-Packard Laboratory
HV-100 Videophone Hitachi Ltd. Yoji Shibata, Masaaki Takizawa
Hydrogen Chloride Gas Sensor Bell Communications Research Glen Neuburger
In-Focus Monochromator Hettrick Scientific Inc. Michael Hettrick
InSight Thoracic Imaging System Eastman Kodak Co. Phillip Bunch, Robert Dickerson
INTAC Atmosphere Control System BOC Group Inc. Michael Garrett, Piotr Sadkowski, Alberto LaCava
Integrated Acousto-Optic Filter Bell Communications Research David Smith, Jane Baran, John Johnson
Ionization-Probe Printerd-Circuit Board Head Gasket Sandia National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Peter Witze
LaRC RP46 Polyimides NASA (Langley Research Center) Ruth Pater
Lasermat Thermo Instrument Systems
LAST and BLAST Du Pont Co. Mark Bobrow, Gerald Litt, Krista Shaughnessy
Lightweight Metal-Matrix Composite Microelectronic Package Ceramics Process Systems Corp., Texas Instruments Corp.
LiquiTrak Liquidborne Particle Detector System IBM Corp. (T.J. Watson Research Center), TSI Inc. Stanley Kaufman, Peter Hairston, David Blackford
Microtubes and Microtube Composites U. S. Air Force (Phillips Laboratory)
Model LCL-7-2 Laser Centerline Localizer Humbug Mountain Research Laboratories David Shemwell, Alan Vetter
Model RCTS-1 Radar Coal Thickness Sensor Boeing Aerospace and Electronics Co., U. S. Bureau of Mines (Dept. of the Interior ) Robert Chufo, Raymound Helinski, Walter Johnson
Near-Field Scanning Optical Microscope AT&T Bell Laboratories Jay Trautman, Eric Betzig
Nicoderm Marion Merrell Dow Inc. Clyde Rolf, Sidney Goldstein, David Enscore
Nontoxic Free-Machining, Wrought Copper Alloy AT&T Bell Laboratories John Plewes, Dominic Loiacono
NoToX Biological Preservative Earth Safe Industries Inc. Arthur Schwartz
NUVOM 1a Jasco Corp., Nippondenso Co. Ltd., Toyota Central R&D Laboratories Inc. A. Wada, K. Kutsuna, E. Sudo
Oblique Fiber Endface Cleaving Tool Bell Communications Research
OnGuard 1000 Electronic Corrosion Sensor Purafil Inc. William England, Michael Osborne, Xiuyi Zhang
Optical Precipitate Profiler High Yield Technology, IBM Corp. (T.J. Watson Research Center)
PA300XI Phase Dynamics Inc. Bentley Scott, Samuel Shortes
Paradigm Motor Polygon Assemblies Lincoln Laser Co. Dwight Smith, Derald Hanson, August Weilbach
Pegasus 1010 Photon Tunneling Microscope Dyer Energy Systems Inc., Polaroid Corp.
PINS Chemical Assay System Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
PIONIR 1024 Perkin-Elmer Corp. Robert Hannah
Piston-Pumped Rocket Propulsion for Small High-Performance Spacecraft Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Moog Space (Products), Rocket Research Co. John Whitehead, Hans Toews, Don Swink
Plastic Dye-Laser Rods Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Polarizing Single-Mode Optical Fiber 3M Co. Michael Messerly, James Onstott, Raymond Mikkelson
Portable Laser Spark Surface Mass Analyzer Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) David Cremers, Karen Kane, Monty Ferris
PRISM BIOSYM Technologies, Sandia National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy), University of Illinois (Urbana) J.Dana Honeycutt, John Curro, Kenneth Schweizer
PRS-1000 Photoreflectance Spectrometer Olympus Corp. Keith Mortensen, Fred Pollack, Ken Tracht
Pulsed Extraction Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometer Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Anthony Appelhans, David Dahl, James Delmore
QRMS II Remote Measurement System Questar Corp. John Ridge, Craig Ramsey, Stephen Knight
Raster Scanner Beam Delivery System Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Tim Renner, William Chu, Bernhard Ludewigt
RULER Family of Instruments U. S. Air Force (Wright Laboratory), University of Dayton Douglas Wolf, Robert Kauffman
S-17 Gradient Enhanced Spectroscopy Accessory General Electric Co. (NMR Instruments) Paul Calderon, Frank Huang, Boban John
SATFIND 406 EPIRB MPR Teltech Ltd. Larry Onotera, Brian Murray, William Street
Sendust Head Mitsubishi Electric Corp. Tatsuo Ozeki, Youichi Masubuchi, Yoshimasa Akashi
SIM System II Meyer Sound Laboratories Inc. John Meyer
Solar Detoxification of Hazardous Organic Materials in Groundwater National Renewable Energy Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Sandia National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
SPACE Service Creation System Bell Communications Research Thomas Ely, David Babson
StatPal Blood Gas Analysis System PPG Industries Inc.
Strake NASA (Langley Research Center) John Wilson, Henry Kelley
Superconducting Storage Device Superconductivity Inc.
Surface-Enhanced Raman Optical Data Storage System Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Tuan Vo-Dinh, David Stokes
Tactile Sensor System Bonneville Scientific Inc. Allen Grahn
Terrasight Battelle Memorial Institute, Electric Power Research Institute, Photographic Analysis Co.
Thermal Neutron Multiplicity Counter Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Transient Infrared Spectroscopy On-Line Analyzer Ames Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Iowa State University Roger Jones, John McClelland
Vacuum Plasma Structural Deposition Dual Alloy Turbine Rotors Howmet Corp. Kim Bowen, Steven Salter, Anthony Huiber
Vapor Chloride-Liquid Ammonia Process Ford Motor Co. Gary Crosbie, Ronald Predmesky, John Nicholson
Varispec Filter Cambridge Research and Instrumentation Inc. Cliff Hoyt, Peter Miller, Tracey Golini
VHP 1000 Biodecontamination System AMSCO International
WiseCap Packaging Yellowstone Enviornemental Science Inc.
Zeeman Refractive Index Detector Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Roger Johnston, W. Kevin Grace