ORNL Review v21n1 1988.pdf
Transferring ORNL Technology
- Toward a "Technological Commons"
- A New Licensing Approach
- Industrial R&D Consortia
- Local ORNL Spin-off Companies
- Designing Chips by Computer. ORNL is custom designing microchips for specific uses, such as tracking the migration of killer bees, due in the United States by next year.
- Images of the Heart. New developments from ORNL's Nuclear Medicine Group will improve diagnosis and treatment of heart diseases and aid in cancer detection.
- "We Have the Best People Around": Interview with Associate Director Robert Merriman. Bob Merriman discusses his new job, nuclear power, ORNL's environmental problems, robotics, SDI research, and AVLIS for uranium enrichment.
- Microwave Processing of Ceramics: An Interdisciplinary Approach. High-frequency microwaves may be used to strengthen large, already-formed ceramic parts having complex shapes.
- Take a Number
- Awards and Appointments
- Books. Controlling Technology: Ethics and the Responsible Engineer is reviewed.
- R&D Updates. Athens Automation and Control Experiment proves successful; impact statement completed on disposal of chemical weapons; the Advanced Toroidal Facility achieves its first plasma
- Technology Transfer. U.S. steelmaker acquires rights for use of ORNL alloy.