Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Targeting Improved Fusion Performance

Recent papers described two of NIF’s latest experimental campaigns aimed at improving performance—one using larger hohlraums and a lower-density gas fill, and the other using liquid instead of frozen hydrogen. Learn more »

Grant Will Fund New HED Science Center

The University of California Office of the President has awarded $4.1 million over three years to create a multi-campus Center for Frontiers in High Energy Density (HED) Science. Learn more »

Servicing the Polar DIM

Target Area operators service the polar diagnostic instrument manipulator (DIM) cable track assembly in the NIF Target Bay during the December 2016 facility maintenance and reconfiguration period. Learn more »