Science and Technology Highlights

Artist's rendering of a quantum computer chip
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New research sheds light on a major challenge to realizing the promise and potential of quantum computing—error correction.
Federica Coppari
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Federica Coppari uses the world’s most powerful laser to recreate the cores of distant worlds. (Quanta magazine)
Artist's rendering of spectrometer
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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.
Diagram of mouse knee joint with data graph
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Livermore scientists scientists have profiled articular cartilage from healthy and injured mouse knee joints at a single-cell resolution to better understand osteoarthritis.
Painting by Seurat, A Sunday on La Grande Jatte
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A new high-speed 3D manufacturing technology is about to enter the market.
Schematic of semiconductor switch
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Livermore engineers have designed a new kind of laser-driven semiconductor switch that can achieve higher speeds at higher voltages than existing photoconductive devices.
Composite false-color image of the Andromeda galaxy
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Thousands of images of Earth and space have been taken by a compact space imaging payload developed by Livermore researchers and Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems.
Collage of images of four high-energy density research facilities
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A recent paper examines the various experimental techniques and key findings of material states under extreme high energy density (HED) conditions based on work conducted at Livermore and other facilities around the world.
Gold bar image superimposed on NIF test chamber and Z machine
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Shockless compression experiments establish new pressure scales.
The Z line VISAR final optics assembly
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Livermore and Sandia national laboratories continue their longstanding collaboration on high-energy-density research.