Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



November 14, 2018

Spotlight on:

Discovery Science

Discovery Science Strengthens NIF’s Mission

The Discovery Science Program comprises just a fraction of NIF’s experiments, but it has spun off a wealth of benefits to the world’s largest and highest-energy laser system. Read more...


X-ray Image of a NIF Fuel Capsule

Thin Ice: Shrinking Frozen Target Capsule Fuel Layers

LLNL Target Fabrication scientists have found a way to make an already hair-thin layer of frozen inertial confinement fusion fuel even slimmer. Read more...
APOMA Attendees Tour NIF

LLNL Hosts Optics Industry Conference

The NIF & Photon Science Directorate’s advanced laser optics expertise was the focal point of a recent national precision optics industry conference, hosted for the first time in Livermore. Read more...
Dan Clark

Dan Clark Wins Davidson Award for Plasma Physics

Daniel S. Clark, leader of NIF’s Capsule Modeling Working Group within LLNL’s Inertial Confinement Fusion Program, has been named the winner of the 2018 Ronald C. Davidson Award for Plasma Physics. Read more...
Phil Adams

Oracle Honors NIF’s Phil Adams for IT Leadership

Philip Adams, NIF’s chief technical officer, has been recognized with a 2018 Oracle Excellence Award. Read more...