Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

NIF Creates Matter and Antimatter from Light

Experiments on NIF’s Advanced Radiographic Capability laser produced positron-electron pairs using a new plasma lens to increase the laser’s intensity. Learn more »

NIF Experiments and Stockpile Stewardship

NIF data help inform design options for weapon Life Extension programs, validate models, and provide hostile environments for vulnerability and hardness testing. Learn more »

Exploring NIF’s Strange New Worlds

Working with the film crew shooting an episode of Star Trek at NIF helped work integration manager Michelle Davalos realize her full range of capabilities. Learn more »