Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



May 23, 2018

Spotlight on:

NIF&PS People

Bringing High Energy to Laser Safety

Jamie King, the LLNL and NIF & Photon Science laser safety officer (LSO), is on a crusade to raise safety awareness and develop more stringent controls on lasers that approach the energy and power of NIF. Read more...


Image from Enhanced Self-emission Experiment

Tracking Energy Loss in NIF Implosions

LLNL researchers and their colleagues have developed a way to estimate the relative extent to which different asymmetries, perturbations, and instabilities can interfere with the success of a NIF implosion. Read more...
Panel from NIF Careers Brochure

NIF Careers Highlighted at LLNL’s STEM Day

The range of careers that support the operation of the world’s largest laser was highlighted at the 4th annual STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) Day at LLNL on May 11. Read more...
Gayatri Gururangan in the NIF Target Bay

Defending NIF With Numbers

Through the Target and Laser Interaction Sphere (TaLIS) expert group, mathematician and system engineer Gayatri Gururangan helps protect NIF from damage. Read more...