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
10,256,983 04/09/2019 Circuit that includes a physically unclonable function
10,254,399 04/09/2019 Small mover target detection in synthetic aperture radar imagery
10,254,334 04/09/2019 Test circuits for integrated circuit counterfeit detection
10,254,298 04/09/2019 Detection of metabolites for controlled substances
10,254,112 04/09/2019 Full-field surface roughness
10,247,676 04/02/2019 Optical microresonator device with thermal isolation
10,243,095 03/26/2019 Moldable photovoltaic solar cell module
10,234,632 03/19/2019 Connectors for multicore optical fibers and methods thereof
10,235,614 03/19/2019 Communication device and method of making the same
10,228,665 03/12/2019 Emulator for rotary energy sources


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