Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Taming Disturbances in the NIF Force

A NIF team is experimenting with bent fill tubes to better diagnose and understand the importance of the fill tube to implosion performance, with the ultimate goal of increasing NIF’s neutron yield. Learn more »

Engineering a Better Way to Power the World

A NIF tour was all it took for engineer Robert Plummer to decide this was the place he wanted to be to pursue his personal Holy Grail: nuclear fusion. Learn more »

X-ray Detector Efficiency Boost Wins R&D 100 Award

Technology that improves high-energy efficiency in x-ray detectors has been named one of the top 100 industrial inventions worldwide for 2017 by R&D Magazine. Learn more »