Posts tagged with "Weapons"

For article STEM women part of tri-lab team cutting boundaries

STEM women part of tri-lab team cutting boundaries

Aug. 26, 2014 -  
The Department of Energy's 17 national laboratories employ brilliant minds, addressing the greatest science and technology issues facing our planet from climate change and energy solutions to space exploration to national security. Amid these are three nuclear weapons laboratories that share the...
For article Laboratory publishes national security book

Laboratory publishes national security book

May 30, 2014 -  
LLNL has published its first electronic book, or e-book. The 139-page book, "Strategic Latency and World Power: How Technology is Changing Our Concepts of Security," has been published by the Lab through its Center for Global Security Research (CGSR). Book editors are Zachary Davis, a senior fellow...
For article Celebrating 25 years of high explosive research

Celebrating 25 years of high explosive research

May 22, 2014 -  
This year, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 's (LLNL) High Explosives Applications Facilit y (HEAF) celebrates a milestone - 25 years as a center of excellence for the research, development, synthesis, formulation and characterization of explosives. The creation of HEAF stemmed from the...
For article Lawrence Livermore receives prestigious defense industry recognition

Lawrence Livermore receives prestigious defense industry recognition

March 31, 2014 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. - The Precision Strike Association (PSA) has awarded the 18th annual William J. Perry Award to the BLU-129/B team, which includes researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). The award honors the immediate and long-term impact the BLU-129/B has had and will have...
For article White captures second award for nuclear forensics work

White captures second award for nuclear forensics work

Nov. 15, 2013 -  
For the second time, Lab physicist Roger White, a designer in B-Division from the Weapons and Complex Integration (WCI) Directorate, has received an award from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency ( DTRA ) for his work in post-detonation nuclear forensics. White was named the "top contributor of the...
For article Physicist Jim Hammer receives prestigious Edward Teller Award

Physicist Jim Hammer receives prestigious Edward Teller Award

Sept. 23, 2013 -  
Jim Hammer, a physicist in the Weapons and Complex Integration Directorate (WCI) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, is a recipient of the 2013 Edward Teller Medal. The Fusion Energy Division of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) presented the award recently during the International Inertial...
For article Laser fusion experiment yields record energy at LLNL's National Ignition Facility

Laser fusion experiment yields record energy at LLNL's National Ignition Facility

Aug. 26, 2013 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. -- In the early morning hours of Aug.13, Lawrence Livermore's National Ignition Facility (NIF) focused all 192 of its ultra-powerful laser beams on a tiny deuterium-tritium filled capsule. In the nanoseconds that followed, the capsule imploded and released a neutron yield of...
For article Charles Verdon selected as Lawrence Livermore principal associate director for Weapons & Complex Integration

Charles Verdon selected as Lawrence Livermore principal associate director for Weapons & Complex Integration

Aug. 21, 2013 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. -- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Director Parney Albright has selected Charles Verdon as principal associate director for Weapons & Complex Integration . Verdon has served in this position in an acting capacity since April 2013. "Charlie brings an extraordinarily...
For article 'Route 66 to the Atomic West' class visits the Lab

'Route 66 to the Atomic West' class visits the Lab

Aug. 1, 2013 -  
It's the road trip of a lifetime. One professor and 19 students traveling through 11 states in 27 days across the American West to develop an in-depth understanding of western Cold War, urban and cultural history. "Route 66 to the Atomic West" is a class offered by the University of West Florida (...
For article Lab scientist and engineers train to be inspectors for Test Ban Treaty Organization

Lab scientist and engineers train to be inspectors for Test Ban Treaty Organization

July 25, 2013 -  
The Laboratory's Don Felske, Walter Dekin and Sean Ford have traveled to the corners of the globe to train as on-site surrogate inspectors for the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO). Training has been held in Austria, Jordan, South Korea and,...