Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



February 8, 2017

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Science & Technology

Record-Setting Petawatt Laser Meets Key Milestone

The LLNL-developed High-Repetition-Rate Advanced Petawatt Laser System (HAPLS) recently completed a significant milestone: demonstration of continuous operation of an all diode-pumped, high-energy femtosecond petawatt laser system. The system is now ready for delivery and integration at the European Extreme Light Infrastructure Beamlines facility project in the Czech Republic. Read more...


Radiograph Illustrating New Imaging Capability

NIF’s Dual-Purpose Positioner Is Proving Its Worth

TanDM, NIF’s new Target and Diagnostic Manipulator, is proving itself more than up to the job of performing as a target positioner for NIF shots. During the coming months it also will be commissioned for positioning diagnostics. Read more...
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High-Power Lasers Highlighted at Photonics West

LLNL researchers helped organize and were major participants in an international conference titled “High-Power Lasers for Fusion Research IV" during the annual SPIE Photonics West conference in San Francisco. Read more...
Ryan Sacks

Promoting STEM at Hart Middle School

LLNL volunteers brought the NIF & Photon Science “Laser Roadshow” to the Thomas S. Hart Middle School in Pleasanton, California, on Jan. 19 to participate in an evening of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). Read more...
Alignment Team Installs Target Alignment Sensor

Qualifying a Target Alignment Sensor

The NIF alignment team installs the TAS3 Target Alignment Sensor in a vacuum chamber in preparation for qualification testing. Read more...