Experience the sights and sounds of the National Ignition Facility and learn more about NIF & Photon Science in our multimedia section. High-resolution images of the facility and videos describing how NIF works are available.
Download high-resolution versions of the images in the photo gallery by clicking "Download high-res image." If you publish or post online these images or reproductions, please credit Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
A Welcome to NIF video provides a brief overview of how NIF works; other videos follow a countdown to a shot in the NIF Control Room and follow a laser pulse from inception through the NIF beamlines to the target.