Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia National Laboratories is a U.S. Department of Energy laboratory with principal locations in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Livermore, California. Sandia is home to a world-class research and development community that delivers on national security missions while advancing the frontiers of science and engineering. Sandia's foundational scientific research activities are key components of success, providing knowledge and capabilities that are essential for solving the most pressing challenges facing the world today.

A strong science, technology, and engineering foundation enables Sandia's mission through a capable research staff working at the forefront of innovation, collaborative research with universities and companies, and discretionary research projects with significant potential impact. Sandia is committed to hiring the nation’s best and brightest, equipping them with world class tools and facilities while providing opportunities to collaborate with technical experts from many different scientific disciplines. To ensure our fundamental science and engineering core is vibrant and cutting edge, Sandia has chosen to invest in the following research foundations: Bioscience, Computing and Information Science, Engineering Science, Geoscience, Materials Science, Nanodevices and Microsystems, Radiation Effects and High Energy Density Science. These diverse research areas enable a multidisciplinary approach to resolve emerging national security problems.

Summaries of Available Technologies

Read the following summaries about the technologies available to license from the Sandia National Laboratories.


Patents associated with this Lab are reviewed and updated quarterly. Some patents may no longer be maintained or available for licensing.

Number Date issued Title
10,210,964 02/19/2019 Ion beam modification of noble metals for electrical contacts
10,202,929 02/12/2019 Additive-mixing fuel-injection system for internal combustion engines
10,197,532 02/05/2019 Miniaturized pulsed discharge ionization detector, non-radioactive ionization sources, and methods thereof
10,199,788 02/05/2019 Monolithic MAX phase ternary alloys for sliding electrical contacts
10,193,347 01/29/2019 Method and apparatus for improved burst mode during power conversion
10,186,740 01/22/2019 Electrochemical cell having a vanadium phosphorous alloy electrode
10,180,398 01/15/2019 Trajectory-based triggering system for hyperspectral imaging flow cytometer
10,181,078 01/15/2019 Analysis and categorization of eye tracking data describing scanpaths
10,181,840 01/15/2019 Gm-C filter and multi-phase clock circuit
10,178,756 01/08/2019 Multifunctional composite coatings for metal whisker mitigation


The following experts from the Sandia National Laboratories are available to answer questions about technologies of interest to innovators and investors.

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Julia Craven
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Cliff Ho
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Mark Kinnan
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Jeff Koplow
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Christopher Long
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David Lord
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Sal Rodriguez