Science and Technology Highlights

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Livermore researchers' design could enable construction of an ultrafast laser up to 1,000 times more powerful than existing lasers of the same size.
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Livermore scientists have created a new adjoint waveform tomography model that more accurately simulates earthquake and explosion ground motions.
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An optical device and software developed by Livermore are on board the James Webb telescope, helping to provide images and data.
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On the one-year anniversary of the historic record yield shot at the National Ignition Facility, the scientific results have been published in three peer-reviewed papers.
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A Livermore eam has developed GridDS — an open-source, data-science toolkit that provides an integrated energy data storage and augmentation infrastructure.
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A team of researchers has found that the rate of cooling in reactions dramatically affects the type of uranium molecules that form.
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Scientists have shown that glaciers in the tropical Andes mountains have been in sync with polar ice extent in Antarctica and the Arctic for nearly a million years.
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LLNL researchers are collaborating with the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission to help develop a cryogenic target system for its Laser Mégajoule.
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The LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ) experiment, the world's most sensitive dark matter detector, has passed a check-out phase of startup operations and delivered its first results.
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Livermore is partnering with Ampcera Inc. to develop solvent-free Laser Powder Bed Fusion additive manufacturing technologies for the fabrication of 3D-structured lithium battery cathodes.