Science and Technology Highlights

Artist's impression of combustion engine and molecular diagrams
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Laboratory scientists are developing models of high performance fuels to see how they would perform in advanced internal combustion engines.
Scientist working with quantum computing device
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Lawrence Livermore scientists are testing a quantum computing device.
Comparizon of asteroid size with buildings
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Livermore scientists scientists are part of a national planetary defense team that designed a conceptual spacecraft to deflect Earth-bound asteroids.
Research process image
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Lawrence Livermore scientists have received funding improve the energy efficiency of copper-based catalysts to convert carbon dioxide into methane and other valuable hydrocarbon products.
Video screen capture of National Ignition Facility
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This video describes the work of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's National Ignition Facility.
Cutaway showing Earth's core
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Livermore scientists observe the first experimental evidence of a noble gas element reacting with a metal.
Artist rendering of the solid electrolyte material
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An international collaboration jointly led by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is studying materials for solid-state lithium-ion batteries.
Researchers with drone
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A team of Livermore researchers is developing networks capable of "collaborative autonomy"
A defect-free stretch of fiber co-doped with erbium (Er) and ytterbium (Yb).
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Lawrence Livermore researchers are developing lasers that are both high-powered and “eye-safer” to reduce the danger of retinal damage to bystanders from exposure to scattered laser light.
Colorized image of a NIF “Bigfoot” deuterium-tritium (DT) implosion
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Bigfoot is an experimental platform designed to control implosion symmetry and hydrodynamic instabilities, improve predictability, and enhance the delivery of laser energy to NIF’s targets.