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Eleven people stand in front of NIF building
// S&T Highlights
Increasingly sophisticated computational models and simulations helped guide the National Ignition Facility’s record-breaking 1.3-megajoule experiment.
Scientific equipment on room-length lab bench, left, with person in middle.
// S&T Highlights
Livermore and ELI-Beamlines in the Czech Republic have reached a major agreement to ramp up performance of the L3-High-Repetition-Rate Advanced Petawatt Laser System to its full design capabilities.
A cryogenic target, cylindrical, held between two extended metal arms
// S&T Highlights
The achievement of a burning plasma state on November 2020 and February 2021 at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) is described in a paper in Nature.
Nature cover with text "The Heat is On" and image of a metal spoon-shaped part
// Journal Covers
Livermore researchers report on the achievement of a burning plasma at Livermore's National Ignition Facility.
Schematic illustration of two hohlraums, standing up vertically
// S&T Highlights
The target and laser designs that achieved a burning plasma state on November 2020 and February 2021 at the National Ignition Facility are described in a Nature paper.
T. Young Han (left) and Kathryn Mohrer
// Recognition
The Oppenheimer Science and Energy Leadership Program has selected Livermore computer scientist Kathryn Mohror and materials scientist T. Yong Han as 2022 fellows.
Journal cover with image of earth with simulation model superimposed on lower half
// Journal Covers
Highlights implementation of a new global 3.25-kilometer version of the E3SM atmosphere model and its behavior in a 40-day northern-hemisphere wintertime simulation.
Several dozzen upright COVID test swabs showing plastic nodules
// S&T Highlights
The Laboratory's work on consumables for COVID-19 testing was highlighted in a recent special issue of the Materials Research Society (MRS) Bulletin.
Christopher Stolz next to SPIE logo
// Recognition
Livermore's Christopher Stolz has been elected as a fellow of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.
Man stanading next to large scientific equipment
// A Look Back
The discovery of carbon-14 leads to accelerator mass spectrometry at Livermore.