The changing role of the National Laboratories in materials research

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The role of the National Laboratories is summarized from the era of post World War II to the present time. The U.S. federal government policy for the National Laboratories and its influence on their materials science infrastructure is reviewed with respect to: determining overall research strategies, various initiatives to interact with industry (especially in recent years), building facilities that serve the nation, and developing leading edge research in the materials sciences. Despite reductions in support for research in the U.S. in recent years, and uncertainties regarding the specific policies for R&D in the U.S., there are strong roles for materials ... continued below

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Wadsworth, J. & Fluss, M. June 2, 1995.

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The role of the National Laboratories is summarized from the era of post World War II to the present time. The U.S. federal government policy for the National Laboratories and its influence on their materials science infrastructure is reviewed with respect to: determining overall research strategies, various initiatives to interact with industry (especially in recent years), building facilities that serve the nation, and developing leading edge research in the materials sciences. Despite reductions in support for research in the U.S. in recent years, and uncertainties regarding the specific policies for R&D in the U.S., there are strong roles for materials research at the National Laboratories. These roles will be centered on the abilities of the National Laboratories to field multidisciplinary teams, the use of unique cutting edge facilities, a focus on areas of strength within each of the labs, increased teaming and partnerships, and the selection of motivated research areas. It is hoped that such teaming opportunities will include new alliances with China, in a manner similar, perhaps, to those recently achieved between the U.S. and other countries.

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  • International workshop on intermetallic alloys, Beijing (China), 25-30 Jun 1995

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  • Other: DE95015897
  • Report No.: UCRL-JC--120356
  • Report No.: CONF-9506236--1
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 97360
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc793572

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Wadsworth, J. & Fluss, M. The changing role of the National Laboratories in materials research, article, June 2, 1995; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc793572/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.