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LABORATORIES OVERVIEW

Information & Systems Sciences

The Information and Systems Sciences Laboratory (ISSL) conducts groundbreaking research in three thrust areas: Complex Networks, Cyber-Physical Resilience and Brain-Machine Intelligence.

Core Competencies

  • Complex Networks
  • Cyber-Physical Resilience
  • Brain-Machine Intelligence

Capabilities

  • Computational Network Intelligence
  • Secure & Resilient Systems
  • Human-Machine Cognition
  • Autonomy Computing

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Materials & Microsystems

The Materials and Microsystems Laboratory (MML) focuses on technology development in advanced materials, structures, coatings, and navigation. MML technologies are built on cleanroom foundry-accepted materials and processes to create leading-edge technologies for our customers from invention to deployment.

Core Competencies

  • Silicon and quartz MEMS
  • Nonlinear Mechanics
  • Architected Materials
  • Metallurgy and Ceramics
  • Scalable Nanotechnology
  • Polymer and coating design

Capabilities

  • Position, Navigation, and Timing (PNT)
  • Shock and Vibration Mitigation for Platform Stability
  • Lightweight Architected Materials and Structures
  • High-performance Materials for 3D Printing
  • Advanced Nanomaterial Coatings

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Microfabrication Technology

The Microfabrication Technology Laboratory (MTL) provides engineering, prototyping, and production services that enable transition of differentiating semiconductor and microfabrication technologies for our owners, as well as our aerospace and defense customers.

Core Competencies

  • Epitaxial Growth
  • Metallization, Dielectric, ALD and CVD Thin-Film Deposition
  • Photolithography
  • Electron Beam Lithography
  • Wet/Dry Etch and Surface Treatment
  • Heterogeneous Integration and Post Processing
  • Metrology and Electrical Testing

Capabilities

  • RF GaN MMIC Technology
  • Nanoscale Devices

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Sensors & Electronics

HRL’s Sensors and Electronics Laboratory (SEL) develops state-of-the-art radio-frequency (RF), millimeter-wave, and electro-optical sensor subsystems and components for rapid end-use in the field.

Core Competencies

  • Advanced Apertures
  • Infrared (IR) Imaging
  • Integrated Mixed-Signal Solutions
  • Integrated Photonics
  • Millimeter-Wave Subsystems
  • RF GaN MMIC Technology
  • Nanoscale Devices

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