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Fact Book, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington D.C. 20375, October 1978

United States. Department of Defense. Department of the Navy. Naval Research Laboratory

Published by Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC, 1978
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ii, 110 p. Includes: illustrations, diagrams, maps. Title from cover. The United States Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) is the corporate research laboratory for the United States Navy and the United States Marine Corps and conducts a wide range of basic scientific research, applied research, technological development and prototyping. A few of the laboratory's current specialties include plasma physics, space physics, materials science, and tactical electronic warfare. NRL is one of the first US Government scientific R&D laboratories, having opened in 1923 at the instigation of Thomas Edison, and is currently under the Office of Naval Research. NRL's research expenditures are approximately $1.1 billion per year. The Naval Research Laboratory conducts a wide variety of basic and scientific research and technological development of importance to the Navy. It has a long history of scientific breakthroughs and technological achievements dating back to its foundation in 1923. In many instances the laboratory's contributions to military technology are declassified decades after those technologies have become widely adopted. In 2011, NRL researchers published 1, 398 unclassified scientific & technical articles, book chapters and conference proceedings. In 2008, the NRL was ranked #3 among all U.S. institutions holding nanotechnology-related patents, behind IBM and the University of California. Good. No dust jacket. Cover has some wear and soiling. Ink note on front cover. Presumed first edition/first printing thus. Bookseller Inventory # 71411

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Title: Fact Book, Naval Research Laboratory, ...

Publisher: Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Wraps

Edition: 1st Edition

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