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Jeff Hittinger
// Recognition
The Krell Institute, a nonprofit organization serving the scientific and educational communities, has awarded Livermore computational scientist Jeff Hittinger with its 2021 James Corones Award in Leadership, Community Building and Communication.
Image of periodic table symbol of plutonium
// S&T Highlights
Scorpius, a multi-lab project to advance stockpile stewardship, will yield an unprecedented experimental tool powered by Livermore technology.
Dr. Christopher Cross in front of poster of award
// Recognition
Chris Cross, deputy associate program leader for Weapons and Complex Integration’s Strategic Partnership Programs, has received the Meritorious Civilian Service Award from the Department of the Army.
White and purple disks of different sizes stacked horizontally
// S&T Highlights
The Center for Non-Perturbative Studies of Functional Materials under Non-Equilibrium Conditions advances high-performance computing software to support novel materials discovery.
Schematic of the “BeEST” experiment
// S&T Highlights
A research team has demonstrated the power of using nuclear decay in high-rate quantum sensors in the search for sterile neutrinos.
Abstract pattern of colorful dots with article title
// S&T Highlights
Livermore researchers develop a system to help analysts find evidence of nuclear weapons proliferation using open-source information.
Journal cover page
// Journal Covers
A report of the synthesis and characterization of a series of model silicone networks modified with a specific class of silicone-resin known as MQ-resin.
Three scientists
// Recognition
Three Livermore postdoctoral appointees have been selected to attend the 70th annual Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting in Germany.
Scientist in front of tabletop bench equipment
// S&T Highlights
Livermore scientists have developed a high-precision interferometer system to measure the pressure dependence of the refractive index in diamond anvil cells.
The L3 high-average-power petawatt laser system
// S&T Highlights
The L3-HAPLS, the world’s highest-average-power petawatt laser system designed and built by Livermore, reached a major milestone during a recent demonstration at ELI Beamlines Research Center.