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Capt. Brandon Ledbetter with the 663rd Aeronautical Systems Squadron makes an adjustment to his rilfe's sight before the competition begins. Air Force photo by Spencer P. Lane Shooters strive for excellence
 Airmen from as far away as Keesler AFB, Miss., descended upon Wright-Patterson AFB's Combat Arms Facility Monday to compete for Excellence-in-Competition medals. The Air Force-wide event was an elementary level one, which meant that participants would fire M-16A2 rifles at targets 25 meters from the firing line. The total number of medals awarded
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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Dr. Catherine Harrison (left) and research assistant Amy Huiet demonstrate the Western Blot laboratory technique used to quantify the level of a certain protein in a sample, which helps researchers to determine the effects of the environment on the complexity of the brain. Dr. Harrison is developing neurorehabilitation methods for traumatic brain injury patients. (Air Force photo by Chris Gulliford AFRL/HE) AFRL seeks improved rehab therapy for traumatic brain injuries
When Dr. Catherine Harrison pitched her novel traumatic brain injury (TBI) treatment methods to Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center officials in Washington D. C. last fall, she was prepared for a bureaucratic shuffle. Instead, the reaction from DVBIC medical director Dr. Warren Lux not only surprised her but launched the Air Force Research
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Adaptive optics research produces images superior to Hubble
Using basic research funds from the Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, a team of astronomers and astrophysicists successfully demonstrated the capability to photograph faint stars in space, producing high-resolution digital photographs with 10 times the resolution of images produced by the Hubble telescope. The
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2007
Default Air Force Logo AFRL-funded scientist maneuvers light on silicon
Through its Small Business Technology Transfer program, AFRL funded a team of researchers from the University of Texas at Austin and Omega Optics ( Austin, Texas). The researchers invented and developed a compact silicon modulator. In effect, they developed a way to maneuver light on silicon--for decades a material considered unfavorable for
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2007
Dr. Kathleen Kaplan, Program Manager, External Programs & Resources Interface, Air Force Office of Scientific (AFOSR), discusses AFOSR's grant portfolio for graduate and post graduate students with a student attendee at the 44th National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium held April 26-30 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Air Force photo by Erin Crawley) Scholarships awarded at joint science and humanities symposium
Eighteen undergraduate tuition scholarships donated by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) through the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), the Army Research Office (ARO), and the Office of Naval Research (ONR), totaling $144,000 were awarded to 18 high school student winners of a national research paper competition at the 44 th
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Col. Jeff Turcotte, Deputy Director at the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, presents a plaque to Prof. Aditi Chattopadhyay, Principal Investigator of the aerospace research project at the Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering at Arizona State University, supported by an $8.6 million Department of Defense Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative program grant. (Photo by Kenneth Sweat, Arizona State University) Air Force awards $8.6 million for DoD research at ASU
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research has awarded two Department of Defense Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) Program grants to Arizona State University (ASU), totaling about $9 million, potentially over the next 5 years . ASU is one of eight universities to receive more than one MURI award. The MURI program is a
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Air Force research leads to quantum dot technological breakthrough
Using Air Force Office of Scientific Research basic research funding, through the Asian Office of Aerospace Research & Development (AOARD), a team of scientists from Thailand are the first in their field to successfully demonstrate solid experimental results on the physical utilization of quantum dots for photovoltaic operations. AOARD is the
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2007
The AFOSR molecular dynamics program has generated new technologies such as the chemical oxygen iodine laser (COIL) which is the centerpiece of the U.S. Air Force Airborne Laser system. Research office completes annual molecular dynamics program review
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research here completed a thorough periodic review of its molecular dynamics research program during an annual conference held last week in Arlington. More than 90 researchers and scientists attended the 2006 Contractors' Meeting in Molecular Dynamics. Organizations represented included the National Science
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Default Air Force Logo DoD’S newest supercomputer enables powerful innovation for users
Staying on the cutting edge of technology isn't just a slogan at the Aeronautical Systems Center Major Shared Resource Center here. With the addition of an SGI® Altix® 4700 computer, the ASC MSRC will house one of the Department of Defense's High Performance Computing Modernization Program's largest supercomputers. The ASC MSRC will enhance its
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Default Air Force Logo DoD’S newest supercomputer enables powerful innovation for users
Staying on the cutting edge of technology isn't just a slogan at the Aeronautical Systems Center Major Shared Resource Center here. With the addition of an SGI® Altix® 4700 computer, the ASC MSRC will house one of the Department of Defense's High Performance Computing Modernization Program's largest supercomputers. The ASC MSRC will enhance its
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2007
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