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AFRL, MIT-LL tap quantum systems to develop GPS alternative
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AFRL, MIT-LL tap quantum systems to develop GPS alternative

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and MIT Lincoln Laboratory are collaborating to develop a navigation tool that could replace a global positioning system (GPS) if it ever stops working. “The high-level motivation is that when we don’t have GPS — and most people agree that if we have a major...
AFRL, ONR collaborate on quantum tech funding competition
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AFRL, ONR collaborate on quantum tech funding competition

To accelerate the development of basic research breakthroughs in quantum enabling technologies, the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) Information Directorate, in partnership with the AFRL’s Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) and the Office of Naval Research (ONR) will host a competition...
AFRL’s Bio-inspired Wide-Angle Field-of-View Sensing
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AFRL’s Bio-inspired Wide-Angle Field-of-View Sensing

Researchers at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) Munitions Directorate are working in the Natural Systems Sensing Lab to better understand and characterize insect vision and learn how they are able to quickly and efficiently process visual data to precisely fly and navigate in the...
AFRL Cray
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AFRL’s Newest Supercomputer Supports Game-Changing Research

1.28 petaFLOPS (floating operations per second) is equal to 1.28 quadrillion calculations per second, which is also the speed of the Air Force Research Laboratory ’s (AFRL) new Cray XC30 supercomputer, nicknamed Lightning, which was officially unveiled Sept. 23 during a special ribbon-cutting...
AFRL’s Quantum Computing Capabilities
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AFRL’s Quantum Computing Capabilities

Pictured in the featured image is Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Daniela Bogorin, shown cleaning ultra-high vacuum components for the Trapped Ion Quantum Networking Laboratory. Individual trapped ions are confined in ultra-high vacuum chambers to ensure they are well-shielded from the environment. The...
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Agencies Release Responses to 2011 Presidential Memorandum

Greetings from D.C. Agency responses to the October 2011 Presidential Memorandum on Accelerating Technology Transfer and the Commercialization of Federal Research in Support of High-Growth Businesses (PM) have now been posted on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) website...

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