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Artist's rendering of bacteria in soil
// S&T Highlights
Just a few bacterial groups found in ecosystems across the planet are responsible for more than half of carbon cycling in soils.
Image (left) and diagram of spherical target
// S&T Highlights
Livermore scientists have demonstrated a new geometry for a neutron source platform for the National Ignition Facility.
A scanning electron microscope image of a damage site on a silicon dioxide
// S&T Highlights
Livermore researchers have developed and are now installing high-quality fused silica debris shields to increase the National Ignition Facility’s shot rate.
Kelli Humbird
// S&T Highlights
Researchers have developed a new machine learning-based approach for modeling inertial confinement fusion experiments that results in more accurate predictions of National Ignition Facility shots.
Velocity streamlines of an aerodynamic model
// S&T Highlights
Livermore engineers have demonstrated aerodynamically integrated energy-efficient vehicle shapes for heavy vehicles.
Artificial vasculature with tree-like structure
// Journal Covers
Paper introduces the concept of cellular fluidics: a platform of unit-cell-based, three-dimensional structures—enabled by emerging 3D printing methods—for the deterministic control of multiphase flow, transport and reaction processes.
Artist's rendering of lattice structure
// S&T Highlights
Researchers have developed a groundbreaking method for transporting liquids and gases using 3D-printed lattice design.
Bill Pitz
// Recognition
Livermore engineer Bill Pitz has earned a lifetime distinguished achievement award from the Department of Energy’s Vehicle Technologies Office.
Artist's rendering of a quantum computer chip
// S&T Highlights
New research sheds light on a major challenge to realizing the promise and potential of quantum computing—error correction.
Artist's rendering of spectrometer
// S&T Highlights
A research team has designed a novel x-ray crystal spectrometer to provide high-resolution measurements of a challenging feature of high-energy-density (HED) matter.