Posts tagged with "Nonproliferation"

Source Physics Experiment

Experiment aims to advance nuclear monitoring

May. 12, 2016 -  
A Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) team played a key role in fielding the recent Source Physics Experiment (SPE-5) detonated at the Nevada Nuclear Security Site (NNSS). The SPE shots, including the most recent one on April 26, consist of a series of six underground high-explosive...
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Moniz awards Ian Hutcheon memorial fellowship

Feb. 4, 2016 -  
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz last Thursday awarded the first Office of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation (DNN) fellowship in honor of the late Ian Hutcheon, a longtime nuclear forensics expert at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, to Thomas Gray. Gray serves as a nonproliferation graduate...
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Harsh conditions can't contain researchers' efforts to test radiation detection systems

Sep. 21, 2015 -  
Researchers from five laboratories and a private company recently spent two days in blistering 100 degree heat testing radiation detection technologies amidst cargo containers. The 15 researchers demonstrated the feasibility of using gamma-ray and neutron imaging detectors to identify radioactive...

Nonproliferation research nets excellence medal

Aug. 24, 2015 -  
Anne Harrington, the National Nuclear Security Administration 's (NNSA) deputy administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation, recently presented the NNSA Excellence Medal to Leon Berzins for the successful Source Physics Experiment 4 Prime (SPE4) campaign at the Nevada National Security Site (...
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Top 10 science and technology stories of 2014

Dec. 17, 2014 -  
In 2014, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) built on a 62-year tradition of translating basic science into technologies that ensure national security, address pressing real world problems and expand the boundaries of fundamental science. The top stories of the year are a reflection of...

LLNL scientists pioneer the use of established technology for analyzing uranium ore concentrate samples

Oct. 2, 2013 -  
A team of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers has pioneered the use of a long-standing technology for a new application -- analyzing the chemical composition of uranium samples. In a paper published as the cover story in the September edition of Applied Spectroscopy , the...