Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory


Taming the ‘Bubble’ for Symmetric Implosions with Full NIF Energy

A new model will guide the design of NIF experiments aimed at minimizing the effects of the hohlraum “bubble” that contributes to target capsule asymmetries. Learn more »


Energy Secretary Perry Visits NIF

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry toured NIF on March 26 during an all-day visit to LLNL in which he reaffirmed DOE’s commitment to securing the future of its national laboratories. Learn more »

NIF Photos Featured in ‘Art of Science’ Exhibit

A new exhibit offers a look at some of the images captured from state-of-the-art scientific tools like the National Ignition Facility. Learn more »