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// Lasers & Optics, Recognition
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers Tayyab Suratwala and Jay Dawson have been named fellows by The Optical Society of America.
// AM, HEDS, Lasers & Optics, Recognition
Four Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have been selected as 2018 fellows of the American Physical Society.
Artist's conception of liquid water under extreme compression
// HEDS, S&T Highlights
A team of theorists from Livermore has solved a long-standing puzzle in the nucleation of a high-pressure phase of ice known as ice VII.
Donna Strickland
// Lasers & Optics, Recognition
The Nobel Prize-winning research by Donna Strickland, a former LLNL staff scientist as instrumental in the Laboratory’s development of a series of groundbreaking short-pulse, high-energy laser systems.
Video window for National Ignition Facility
// Lasers & Optics, S&T Highlights

Take a peek inside the National Ignition Facility, the world’s largest and most energetic laser, to see how we develop and execute some of the most complex experiments conducted anywhere.

Artist’s illustration of a new optical fiber
// Lasers & Optics, S&T Highlights
LLNL has received two significant awards that will help advance the next stage of developing fiber-optic cable technology.
Artist's conception of the decay of a neutron to a proton
// HPC, Recognition
A Livermore–Berkeley team is a finalist for the prestigious 2018 Gordon Bell Award, one of the world’s top honors in supercomputing.
3D image of microscopic cracks in nickel alloy
// AM, S&T Highlights
Scientists have for the first time captured 3D images of microscopic cracks in metal caused by exposure to hydrogen, also known as hydrogen embrittlement.
Image capture of metal 3D printing
// AM, LDRD, S&T Highlights
Researchers are exploring machine learning to process the data obtained during 3D builds.
Schematic view of capsule support system
// HEDS, S&T Highlights
Two new experimental techniques are shedding new light on the effects of hydrodynamic instabilities in NIF inertial confinement fusion implosions.