Science and Technology Highlights

Artist’s illustration of a new optical fiber
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LLNL has received two significant awards that will help advance the next stage of developing fiber-optic cable technology.
Livermore brain simulations
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Livermore simulations are helping scientists understand and prevent traumatic brain injury (TBI).
3D image of microscopic cracks in nickel alloy
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Scientists have for the first time captured 3D images of microscopic cracks in metal caused by exposure to hydrogen, also known as hydrogen embrittlement.
Simulation of disclocations in tantalum
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Livermore researchers simulate the physics of metal hardening.
Diagram of the Advanced Radiographic Capability
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The Advanced Radiographic Capability is the most energetic short-pulse laser in the world.
Image capture of metal 3D printing
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Researchers are exploring machine learning to process the data obtained during 3D builds.
Schematic view of capsule support system
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Two new experimental techniques are shedding new light on the effects of hydrodynamic instabilities in NIF inertial confinement fusion implosions.
Anna Belle holding probes
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The Laboratory has developed a new technique that enhances the performance of its flexible thin-film biological sensors,
A colorized scanning electron micrograph of Escherichia coli (E. coli).
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Multi-institutional research team develops a new system to control gene expression in laboratory bacteria.
Nanoporous gold structure
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Combining 3D printing through extrusion-based direct ink writing and an alloying and dealloying process, researchers have engineered nanoporous gold.