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  • November 17th, 2022 | HRL Laboratories Creates World’s First X-Band N-Polar GaN MMIC
    The New Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuit Promises Disruptive Improvements in Radar, Communications, and Electronic Warfare
  • October 3rd, 2022 | US Army Joins HRL’s Printed Metal Revolution
    The US army has begun the first flight tests on aircraft parts printed with HRL Laboratories’ additive aluminum feedstock. This is the first Army-designed 3D-printed part that has ever been flown.
  • August 16th, 2022 | HRL Laboratories 2021 Corporate Sustainability Report
    HRL Laboratories is a premier physical science and engineering research laboratory. With over 1,100 patents and counting, our scientists, engineers, and support staff carry on a tradition of technical excellence and innovation that has continued over 70 years.
  • May 24th, 2022 | Discover HRL – Part 3
    Ryan gives a brief tour of HRL Laboratories and invites potential team members to apply. We’re hiring!
  • May 11th, 2022 | Discover HRL – Part 2
    HRL Laboratories give out The HRL Awards every year to honor employees who have excelled in their positions in science, technology, engineering, administration and support. The opportunity to win an award is just one of the reasons people love working at HRL. In this video they talk about more!
  • April 21st, 2022 | HRL Laboratories’ Notches Another Milestone for 3D-Printed Aluminum
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, is advancing its cutting-edge 3D-printed metals technology, extending an ever-widening portfolio of innovation in additive manufacturing with its 19th patent stemming from the revolutionary technology. HRL’s patent portfolio in this area extends back to 2014 with the early development of the process that would come to be known as functionalization.
  • April 19th, 2022 | GaN Foundry Makes Big Impression with STARRY NITE
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, will further its maturation of gallium nitride (GaN) semiconductor fabrication with a new award as part of the US Navy’s SOTA Radio Frequency Gallium Nitride “STARRY NITE” program. The $24M program is administered by the Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division and the National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL). The program will enable HRL to advance the manufacturing readiness level of its 40nm node T3 GaN process.
  • April 15th, 2022 | AI System Will Use “Capture the Flag” to Train Space Operators for Contested Space
    HRL Laboratories has launched Artificial Intelligence Opponents for Contested Space, a project to create an AI program to help train operators who may be required to control and monitor craft in future contested outer space operations.
  • April 4th, 2022 | HRL Laboratories Offers a Pathway to the Future
    HRL Laboratories staff scientist Brett reveals his favorite aspects of doing research at HRL, and how smoothly he could transition from intern to full-time employee with encouragement from his HRL colleagues.
  • March 28th, 2022 | Discover HRL – Part 1
    Meet our DEI Specialist, Tess, who talks about a few of the highlights HRL Laboratories has to offer.
  • January 18th, 2022 | The Beginning of a Beautiful Career in Science
    Nina, a research engineer at HRL Laboratories, gives an inside view on beginning her professional career in HRL’s Sensors and Electronics Lab while navigating our unusual current social environment.
2021 (7)
  • September 9th, 2021 | Additive Manufacturing of Polymer-Derived Ceramic Matrix Composites
    Katya Stonkevitch presents Additive Manufacturing of Polymer-Derived Ceramic Matrix Composites for AAAFM-UCLA 2021.
  • July 9th, 2021 | New Director for HRL Laboratories’ Center for Additive Materials
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, is pleased to announce that Hunter Martin has been appointed as the new Director of HRL’s Center for Additive Materials (CAM). Hunter has been involved in advanced material development for over 10 years and currently leads multiple programs on new alloy and application development in additive manufacturing.
  • May 13th, 2021 | New Approach Enables Unprecedented Detail for 3D Microprinted Parts
    HRL Laboratories, LLC’s additive manufacturing team has demonstrated 3D-printed polymer interposers with previously impossible slanted and curved vias with diameters of less than 10µm. Vias are small openings in the insulating layers of integrated circuits that allow conductive connections between semiconductor layers.
  • April 8th, 2021 | HRL Laboratories Research Scientist Selected for Frontiers of Engineering Symposium
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, announced that Aruna Jammalamadaka, a research staff scientist in HRL’s Information and Systems Sciences Lab, was the latest HRL researcher to join other early-career engineers selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering’s 26th Annual US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, this year conducted virtually.
  • March 10th, 2021 | Waveguide Assembly for a Microwave Receiver with Electro-Optic Modulator
    The technology involved in this patent is a way to protect sensitive receivers from very high-powered radio signals.
  • January 27th, 2021 | HRL’s Resin 3D Printed in Space
    Pre-ceramic resin invented by HRL’s Additive Manufacturing group has been delivered to the International Space Station aboard the Cygnus unmanned resupply spacecraft. HRL’s material was then part of the first ever stereolithography 3D printing operations in space.
  • January 7th, 2021 | Human-Machine System to Enhance Software Analyst Performance
    HRL Laboratories has begun development of a system that will assist program analysts as they search for vulnerabilities in compiled software. The Cognitive Aid for Vulnerability Analysis project has a multi-tiered approach to accelerate reverse-engineering and software comprehension by addressing the gap in human-machine systems that limits their recognition and adaptation to human thought processes, such as attention decay and fatigue, that reduce performance during detection of accidental or malicious vulnerabilities in compiled binaries.
2020 (16)
  • December 17th, 2020 | HRL Laboratories Ramps Up High-Speed Gallium Nitride Semiconductor Foundry
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, has scheduled quarterly multi-project wafer (MPW) runs in calendar years 2021 and 2022 for its T3 gallium nitride (GaN) monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) technology. HRL’s T3 GaN is a leading-edge millimeter-wave (mmW), high-electron-mobility transistor technology for next-generation, high-data-rate wireless communications, high-resolution radar imaging, and many other defense and civilian applications.
  • December 1st, 2020 | Complex Analytics of Network of Networks – CANON
    A new software system developed by HRL Laboratories will enable open-source intelligence analysts to track down adversarial activity through complex networks of networks worldwide.
  • November 18th, 2020 | New Research Advances the Art of 3D-Printed Metal
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, continues its research push to advance the state of the art in additive manufacturing (AM) of high performance alloys. The HRL AM team’s new paper elucidates the fundamental physics behind HRL’s expertise, which enables significantly improved control of how 3D-printed metals melt and solidify. The paper, Grain refinement mechanisms in additively manufactured nano-functionalized aluminum, was published online in September 2020 ahead of the November print issue of the journal Acta Materialia.
  • November 2nd, 2020 | HRL Laboratories Sets Sights on Next-Generation Defense Electronics With Advanced Semiconductor Material
    HRL Laboratories scientists are aiming for a disruptive improvement in radar, electronic warfare, and communications capabilities they hope will be enabled by their new project. If they are successful, the W-band, nitrogen-polar gallium nitride low-noise amplifier could be the world’s first such device, launching a new generation of defense-oriented electronics applications with a possible improvement of 4 times the output power in W bands over HRL’s existing technology.
  • September 8th, 2020 | HRL Advances to Next Phase in DARPA DREaM Project for Ultra-linear High-speed GaN Transistors
    At HRL Laboratories, LLC, a team led by Principal Investigator Dr. Jeong-Sun Moon is developing the next generation of gallium nitride (GaN) transistors that will have a dramatic effect on electronic components that amplify electromagnetic signals for communications, radar, and 5G wireless networks. The MMIC amplifiers that utilize these high-speed GaN transistors can see greatly improved linearity, noise reduction, and reduced power consumption.
  • September 1st, 2020 | STELLAR Program Aims for Autonomous Vehicles With Permanent Memories
    HRL Laboratories has reached the second phase of its novel system aimed to give autonomous systems such as self-driving cars artificial intelligence the ability to learn new tasks and preserve experience without losing or displacing previous learning—features not possible with current AI systems.
  • August 26th, 2020 | Novel Process Creates 3D-Printed Ceramic Matrix Composites
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, reports a novel method used to additively manufacture—3D-print—components made from fracture-resistant ceramic matrix composites (CMCs). Published May 28, 2020 in The Journal of the American Ceramic Society, this technique makes possible a new range of complex designs with these durable materials.
  • June 24th, 2020 | Synergies: HRL Laboratories Collaborates with University of Minnesota to Test Graphene Devices
    Professor Steve Koester of the University of Minnesota came to HRL Laboratories in Malibu, California to access specialized testing equipment. HRL is collaborating with the University of Minnesota on graphene varactors, devices used in artificial impedance surface antennas.
  • June 2nd, 2020 | Coatings Combining Oil-Absorbing and Oil-Repelling Components for Increased Smudge Resistance
    In this Patent Highlight, HRL Researcher Ashley Dustin explains her co-invention of a coating that makes touchscreens easier to clean and smudge resistant. The HRL team combined antithetical elements to achieve the patented emulsion.
  • June 1st, 2020 | Aiming to Improve Infrared Cameras by Curving Focal Plane Arrays
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, scientists and engineers are taking on the challenge of developing sensors that are doubly-curved, like a bowl, under a new program from the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) sighted on the advancement of infrared (IR) vision. Such curved photographic sensors can enhance clarity throughout an image by bringing its corners into equal focus and brightness as the center.
  • May 11th, 2020 | HRL Laboratories Celebrates 60th Anniversary of First Laser
    On May 16, 1960, Theodore Maiman, researcher for Hughes Aircraft Corporation, activated the world’s first laser at the company’s brand new research facility in Malibu, California. HRL will celebrate the 60th anniversary of Maiman’s laser on May 16, 2020, 60 years and a few months after the opening of the site.
  • March 10th, 2020 | NEMESIS Keeps an Eye on Warfighters
    HRL Laboratories have successfully demonstrated their NEMESIS program (NEurMorphic EyeS In the Sky), a revolutionary drone-based system to analyze situational awareness and provide actionable intelligence in real time. NEMESIS is a bioinspired system of fast, accurate video processing that emulates human vision. With NEMESIS, small drones can extract, recognize and track human movement, behaviors, and overall scenes from multi-modal sensor data, providing high-quality tactical decisions and actionable intelligence to warfighters as action is happening.
  • February 10th, 2020 | Diamond Electronics Will Take On the Heat
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, electrical engineers have published an advancement on their diamond fin field-effect transistor (FinFET), a device that promises to enable future electronics that operate in high-temperature environments beyond the limits of current technology.
  • January 21st, 2020 | MACH: Much Faster Than a Speeding Bullet
    HRL Laboratories will design architected materials to be used on the leading edges of hypersonic aircraft as part of the Materials Architectures and Characterization for Hypersonics or MACH program from DARPA. Hypersonic vehicles fly at least five times the speed of sound. Leading edges are essential design features because they enable long-range travel at extremely high velocities while maintaining vehicle maneuverability.
  • January 14th, 2020 | CANON Enters New Phase to Increase Focus on Adversarial Activity
    HRL Laboratories Complex Analytics of Network of Networks (CANON) system has achieved its second phase in the Modeling Adversarial Activity program, funded by the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency. CANON is a set of software tools that can “do the math” for intelligence analysts looking for activity directed by adversaries. Using integrated information from networks of networks, CANON analyzes and flags questionable adversarial activity.
  • January 10th, 2020 | Memory Boost With Just One Look
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, researchers have published results showing that targeted transcranial electrical stimulation during slow-wave sleep can improve metamemories of specific episodes by 20% after only one viewing of the episode, compared to controls. The same technology may offer a non-invasive treatment to mitigate bad memories that might cause post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Metamemory describes the sensitivity of whether memories are recalled accurately or not, such as during eyewitness testimony.
2019 (27)
  • December 17th, 2019 | Infrared Cameras WIRED to Require Less Cooling
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, is completing development of wafer-scale infrared focal plane arrays that will dramatically reduce the size and cost of infrared or IR cameras. HRL was selected to carry on Phase III of the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency’s program Wafer-scale Infrared Detectors or WIRED.
  • December 12th, 2019 | The ExACT Way to Safe Autonomy
    HRL Laboratories tests its Expressive Assurance Case Toolkit (ExACT) in an autonomous M-RZR vehicle as part of the Assured Autonomy program sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA). The system can analyze AI-based systems to find or prevent safety failures, computing the circumstances that could avoid bad outcomes.
  • November 27th, 2019 | New Pads Absorb Shock Better Than Foam With Air Flow and Easy Manufacture
    HRL Laboratories has published test results showing shock-absorbing pads made from HRL’s microlattice material had up to 27% higher energy absorption efficiency than the current best-performing expanded polystyrene foam when sustaining a single impact and up to 35% higher energy absorption efficiency than state-of-the-art vinyl nitrile foam when impacted repeatedly. Microlattice could replace current foams in protective packaging, shock isolators for electronics, vehicle interiors, and helmet padding from football to bicycle helmets.
  • November 26th, 2019 | HRL Laboratories Board Chairman Paul Kaminski to be Inducted into Aviation Hall of Fame
    Dr. Paul G. Kaminski, Chairman of the Board of Directors of HRL Laboratories, LLC, has been selected as a 2020 inductee into the National Aviation Hall of Fame. An aeronautical engineer, Kaminski oversaw development, production, and deployment of major stealth aircraft for the United States Air Force.
  • November 14th, 2019 | Adjustable Negative Stiffness Smooths Every Ride
    HRL’s patented adjustable negative stiffness system enables vibration control for land or sea vehicles without bulky seats. The system protects passengers from injury due to rough roads or water conditions at a tenth of the power usage of state of the art shock absorbing systems.
  • November 11th, 2019 | HRL, nTopology, and Morf3D Explore Advanced Design and Materials with 7A77 – The World’s Strongest Additive Aluminum
    With the launch of Aluminum 7A77.60L powder, California’s HRL Laboratories functionalized the strongest additive manufacturing aluminum to date. Now, working with 3D design and engineering software company nTopology and aerospace manufacturing service provider Morf3D, HRL has built an application presenting 7A77’s potential in heat transfer and flow applications.
  • November 4th, 2019 | HRL Laboratories Team Wins 2019 R&D 100 Award
    HRL Laboratories has won an R&D 100 award in the Mechanical/Materials category for its 7A77 aluminum alloy powder project Nano-functionalized Alloys for Additive Manufacturing. High-strength aluminum alloy can be printed from the powder using standard additive manufacturing equipment, the first time this alloy has been 3D printable.
  • October 8th, 2019 | No Satellite, No Problem!
    HRL Laboratories’ new chip-based gyroscopes and accelerometers enable position, navigation, and timing equal to GPS even when satellite signals are obstructed by buildings or terrain.
  • September 30th, 2019 | NASA Sale Launches HRL Laboratories’ Commercial 3D-Printed Aluminum Effort
    HRL Additive, a new commercial effort by HRL Laboratories, LLC, has secured the first commercial sale of its groundbreaking 7A77 high-strength aluminum 3D-printing powder to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. The production plant is dedicated to producing the printable aluminum powder, designated as 7A77, the first additive feedstock registered by the Aluminum Association.
  • September 26th, 2019 | Kourosh Hadi Joins HRL Laboratories Board of Directors
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, leadership and staff are pleased to welcome Kourosh Hadi, Boeing’s Director of Commercial Airplane Product Development, to its Board of Directors. Since 2012, Hadi has been responsible for development of all new and derivative Boeing airplanes. He also oversees advanced concepts, technology integration, and competitor airplane analysis. He also has been working with the University of Washington William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering since 2007 as the Boeing focal executive.
  • September 23rd, 2019 | AI Will Boost Naval Command Decision-Making by Navigating Oceans of Data
    HRL Computer scientists are working with the Office of Naval Research on the new software system that will provide Navy personnel with fast and explainable recommendations to aid command decision-making by reducing stress and mental workload, and increasing efficiency of logistics personnel.
  • September 16th, 2019 | IEEE Award-Winning Paper Features HRL Transparent Antennas
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, Researchers Jim Schaffner and Jae Song of HRL’s Materials and Microsystems Laboratory shared in the TI Best student Interactive Presentation Paper award presented at the IEEE 68th Electronic Components and Technology Conference. The paper presented was Copper Transparent Antennas on Flexible Glass by Subtractive and Semi-Additive Fabrication for Automotive Applications. The paper presented was Copper Transparent Antennas on Flexible Glass by Subtractive and Semi-Additive Fabrication for Automotive Applications.
  • August 19th, 2019 | AMAZING System Will Enable Autonomous Systems to Identify Unknown Images
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, has launched an ambitious project to develop a machine learning system that leverages knowledge of a set of labeled data onto a new unlabeled data set the way a child can recognize a zebra while only having ever seen a horse, but being told that zebras look like striped horses.
  • August 1st, 2019 | Radar that Learns to Identify Objects
    Scientists at HRL Laboratories have published their new framework for training computer deep neural networks to be able to classify synthetic aperture radar (SAR) images without a large labeled data set, solving the problem of SAR image identification when only a few labeled data were available.
  • July 30th, 2019 | The Nanosheet Transistor Is the Next (and Maybe Last) Step in Moore’s Law

    The modern microprocessor is among the world’s most complex systems, but at its heart is a very simple, and we think beautiful, device: the transistor. There are billions of them in a microprocessor today, and they are nearly all identical. So improving the performance and boosting the density of these transistors is the most straightforward way to make microprocessors—and the computers they power—work better.
  • July 8th, 2019 | Boeing, Applied Materials and Others Join New Corporate Partnership Program
    The Chicago Quantum Exchange, a growing intellectual hub for the research and development of quantum technology, has expanded its community to include new industry partners working at the forefront of quantum technology and research. These corporate partners are Boeing, Applied Materials, Inc., ColdQuanta, Inc., HRL Laboratories LLC and Quantum Opus LLC.
  • June 13th, 2019 | HRL Podcast E05 | Mike Daily and Dave Payton
    Current HRL scientists Mike Daily and Dave Payton are pioneers in modern robotics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and autonomy to name just a few of their areas of expertise. 
  • June 5th, 2019 | Can a Prosthetic Hand Feel Real Without Maintenance?
    Heiko Hoffmann explains the HRL patent Device and method to automatically tune the nerve stimulation pattern of a sensory-feedback capable prosthesis.
  • May 30th, 2019 | HRL’s Sparse Associative Memory Emulates a Major Function of the Brain
    HRL has developed a computer model of human associative memory that surpasses previous models in accuracy while avoiding the common problem of false memories that plagued earlier such models.
  • May 20th, 2019 | SAVER Project to Build on Earlier Cold-Atom Success for Ultra-Precise Position, Navigation, and Timing
    HRL Laboratories has been awarded the Swift Alkali Vapor Emitter & Regulator (SAVER) Project to build a key component for future cold-atom clocks and other future systems of ultra-precise position, navigation, and timing (PNT). SAVER will build upon HRL’s previous success building a source of atoms for cold-atom–based devices such as in portable atomic clocks.
  • May 13th, 2019 | Can a Phone Battery Last a Week on One Charge?
    Jocelyn Hicks-Garner explains the HRL patent Methods of Making Cathodes for Aluminum Batteries that could lead to much longer lasting batteries.
  • April 24th, 2019 | Can A Vehicle be Ice-proof and Bug-proof?
    High-durability Anti-fouling and Anti-icing Coatings: Scientist Andy Nowak explains HRL Laboratories’ patented durable coatings that prevent ice or insects from sticking to airplanes, cars, and other exposed structures.
  • April 15th, 2019 | HRL Laboratories is First Ever to Register New 3D-Printed Alloy
    HRL Laboratories is commercializing its additively manufactured (3D-printed) high-strength aluminum, which has obtained the first ever registration of an additive alloy from the Aluminum Association. HRL will be granted registration number 7A77.50 for the aluminum powder used to additively manufacture the alloy, and number 7A77.60L for the printed alloy.
  • April 10th, 2019 | Patent Highlight: System and Method To Detect Attacks On Mobile Wireless Networks Based On Controllability Analysis
    Ad hoc mobile networks are extremely useful for soldiers or vehicles that can communicate with each other. However, deployment of these types of communication networks has been limited by security issues. HRL Laboratories’ Gavin Holland explains the patented software system he coinvented to detect misinformation attacks on ad hoc networks.
  • March 11th, 2019 | Wargaming at the Next Level
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, with The Boeing Company has been awarded a new project to develop an artificial intelligence (AI) decision-making engine for multi-agent military problems such as multi-domain wargaming and strategic battle management.
  • February 19th, 2019 | Pamela Fletcher Joins HRL Laboratories Board of Directors
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, leadership and staff are excited to announce Pamela Fletcher, Vice President of Global Innovation and Research & Development Laboratories for General Motors, is joining HRL’s Board of Directors.
  • January 22nd, 2019 | A System and Method for Assistive Gait Intervention and Fall Prevention
    Can elderly people with gait problems or soldiers carrying heavy loads be protected from falling down? In the first of our new video series highlighting HRL patents, coinventor Vince De Sapio explains how a special suit was designed to help prevent falls.
2018 (23)
  • November 27th, 2018 | Highest Speed GaN Electronics Racing to the Finish Line
    HRL Laboratories has received a DARPA award to significantly advance the technology and manufacturing readiness levels of its leading-edge T3 GaN technology. Integrated circuits made by layering GaN onto silicon carbide substrate wafers offer the best combination of efficiency, output power, and survivability among radio frequency and millimeter-wave semiconductor technologies.
  • November 16th, 2018 | Hacking Back at the Hackers
    A new program being developed by computer scientists at HRL Laboratories, LLC, is a cyber-defense system that will exploit a social engineering attacker’s methods by drawing them in with automated responses to their behavior.
  • November 7th, 2018 | Novel Memristor Neuron Circuits Offer Building Blocks for Mimicking the Brain
    In an effort to electronically mimic neurons—the nerve cells of the brain—scientists from HRL Laboratories, LLC have successfully demonstrated novel electronic neuron circuits that exhibits as many as 23 known behaviors of biological neurons and the three classes of neuron activation (excitation) that code information between neurons about sensory events, cognitive processes, or motor actions.
  • October 8th, 2018 | New Radio Frequency Switch Enables Faster Video and Audio 5G Streaming
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, researchers have achieved a major advancement in radio frequency switches over existing technology that will vastly accelerate data streaming in smartphones and other devices on 5G wireless networks with a more reliable signal and wider bandwidth for simultaneous data streams.
  • August 23rd, 2018 | HRL’s History of the Future Podcast Episode 003: Dan Sievenpiper
    In our third episode of HRL’s History of the Future Podcast we speak with Dan Sievenpiper, a whiz-kid scientist who invented the high-impedance electromagnetic surface while he was an engineering grad student at UCLA.
  • August 1st, 2018 | Skills and Learning Improved by Closed-Loop Electrical Brain Stimulation During Sleep
    HRL Laboratories publish the first study using closed-loop slow-wave transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS) of the brain during sleep to increase human subjects’ ability to generalize experience in a target detection task, improving overnight performance change for novel situations by about 48%.
  • July 24th, 2018 | All-Memristor Architecture Could Enable Brain-Like Computers
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, will leverage electronic brain-cell technology for a new computer architecture that promises more compact, energy-efficient, and capable systems. The program is part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program Foundations Required for Novel Compute (FRANC).
  • July 19th, 2018 | STELLAR System Will Enable Autonomous Systems to Learn for Life
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, joins DARPA’s Lifelong Learning Machines (L2M) program to develop a breakthrough in machine-learning architectures for autonomous systems that will continually improve performance and update their knowledge based on experience, without human supervision.
  • July 16th, 2018 | HRL Employees’ Experience Touches Down on Mars
    Before they were at HRL Laboratories, staff member Kayleigh Porter and intern Victor Ardulov worked on technologies for NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover that is currently exploring the surface of Mars. Porter 3D-printed ceramic parts for Curiosity’s SAM suite of tools and Ardulov was an undergrad intern at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory working on a virtual reality tool for mission planning.
  • July 2nd, 2018 | Aligning Nanoparticles to Create Dense Materials
    HRL Laboratories has successfully demonstrated a scalable, water-based nanoassembly manufacturing technique with many possible uses, including growing powerful rare-earth-free magnets and infrared optical materials. The new method is a bench-top task and is scalable to industrial manufacturing volumes.
  • June 7th, 2018 | A Step Toward Revolutionary Computing by Improving Topological Material
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, hopes to advance the vast potential of two-dimensional topological materials for quantum computation. With an award from DARPA, this project—Suppressing Trivial Edge Conductance in 2D Topological Materials—will take a step closer to development of topological qubits that keep fragile quantum information safe from environmental effects.
  • June 1st, 2018 | 3D Printing of Metal Matrix Composites Opens World of New Design Possibilities
    Setting another new milestone in metallurgy, scientists from HRL Laboratories have used their breakthrough process to 3D print metal matrix composite (MMC) parts utilizing a new nanofunctionalization process.
  • May 3rd, 2018 | The ExACT Tools for Safe Autonomy
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, will join the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) in its Autonomy Assurance (AA) program with the Expressive Assurance Case Toolkit (ExACT), a set of algorithmic tools that will mathematically verify that the autonomous driving system’s algorithms are correct and safe.
  • April 16th, 2018 | HRL Laboratories Wins 2018 Silver Edison Award in 3D Printing Category
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, has been won the silver medal in the Applied Technology/3D Printing category of the 2018 Edison Awards for their work in microstructure control of 3D printed materials.
  • March 27th, 2018 | Predicting Power Outages by Understanding How Structures Fail
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, has advanced understanding of an important property of statistical physics that soon may make it possible to calculate the likelihood of critical events such as power outages, earthquakes, or mudslides.
  • March 22nd, 2018 | HRL Laboratories Named 2018 Edison Awards Finalist in 3D Printing Category
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, has been named a finalist in the Applied Technology/3D Printing category of the 2018 Edison Awards for their work in microstructure control of materials. Gold, silver, and bronze award winners will be announced at the 31st Annual Edison Awards Gala held Wednesday April 11, 2018 in New York City.
  • March 13th, 2018 | Making DREaM Come True for DARPA
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, has received an award from the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) to develop the next generation of gallium nitride (GaN) transistors with dramatically improved linearity and noise figure at reduced power consumption for use in electronic devices that manage the electromagnetic spectrum from radio communications to radar.
  • March 6th, 2018 | Leslie Momoda Wins UCLA Engineering Award
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, Vice President Leslie Momoda has won the 2018 UCLA Henry Samueli Engineering Professional Achievement Award. This award honors the achievements of UCLA Engineering alumni in their chosen fields, including academia, industry, and entrepreneurship.
  • February 15th, 2018 | New Diamond Transistor Will Give Future Spacecraft More Powerful Electronics
    First Diamond FinFET without hydrogen termination will enable higher powered communication and guidance, more durability to heat and radiation than current silicon carbide or gallium nitride semiconductors.
  • February 5th, 2018 | Computer Modeling Brain Phenomena to Solve Hard Problems
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, computer scientists have found that computer models of a phenomenon in the brain called self-organized criticality (SOC) can be used to calculate optimal conditions within complex networks.
  • January 29th, 2018 | Seeking Weapons of Mass Terrorism in a Haystack of Big Network Data
    HRL Laboratories researchers will track down weapons of mass terrorism (WMTs) using Complex Analytics of Network of Networks (CANON), a novel computerized framework and software to produce high-confidence WMT indicators and warnings.
  • January 19th, 2018 | HRL Laboratories to Offer New GaN MMIC Foundry Service for Custom Integrated Circuits
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, announces a new shared foundry service, offering advanced millimeter-wave gallium nitride technology for fabrication of monolithic microwave integrated circuits through multi-project wafer runs.
  • January 2nd, 2018 | Detecting Danger At A Safe Distance
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, has developed a miniaturized, low-power radar array that potentially can see weapons or explosives concealed on a person at tactically safe distances.
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  • November 17th, 2011 | HRL Researchers Develop World’s Lightest Material
    Researchers at HRL Laboratories, LLC, announced today they have developed the world’s lightest material with a density of 0.9 mg/cc, approximately one hundred times lighter than Styrofoam™.
  • July 7th, 2011 | HRL to Develop Neuromorphic Chip for Intelligent Machines in DARPA’s SyNAPSE Programs
    HRL Laboratories, LLC, announced today it will continue groundbreaking work developing electronics that simulate the cognitive capabilities of biological intelligence in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Systems of Neuromorphic Adaptive Plastic Scalable Electronics, or SyNAPSE program. Since October 2008, HRL has been leading an industry/academic team of experts in a fundamentally new approach … Continue reading "News | Archive"
2007 (1)
  • October 29th, 2007 | HRL Announces Extraordinary New Lightweight Materials
    Amazing new materials that could spawn an entire generation of lightweight technologies have been generated by HRL Laboratories, LLC in collaboration with the University of Southern California’s Composites Center.