Posts tagged with "Lasers"

For article LLNL scientists and engineers capture two awards for top industrial innovations

LLNL scientists and engineers capture two awards for top industrial innovations

June 22, 2011 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have captured two awards for developing cutting-edge technologies with commercial potential. A team of LLNL computer scientists and a team of engineers have won awards from the trade journal R&D Magazine for developing advances among the top...
For article New form of girl's best friend is lighter than ever

New form of girl's best friend is lighter than ever

May 17, 2011 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. -- By combining high pressure with high temperature, Livermore researchers have created a nanocyrstalline diamond aerogel that could improve the optics for something as big as a telescope or as small as the lenses in eyeglasses. Aerogels are a class of materials that exhibit the...
For article Lab showcases energy research at annual gathering of American Association for Advancement of Science

Lab showcases energy research at annual gathering of American Association for Advancement of Science

Feb. 11, 2011 -  
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will showcase its work in energy research when the American Association for the Advancement of Science holds its annual gathering, Feb. 17-21, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. This year's theme, "Science Without Borders,"...
For article Four LLNL researchers selected 2010 APS fellows

Four LLNL researchers selected 2010 APS fellows

Jan. 5, 2011 -  
L IVERMORE, Calif. -- Four Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have been selected as 2010 fellows of the American Physical Society (APS). Less than half of a percent of the APS members are fellows. It is a distinct honor because the evaluation process, conducted by the fellowship...
For article World's largest laser sets records for neutron yield and laser energy

World's largest laser sets records for neutron yield and laser energy

Nov. 8, 2010 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. -- The National Nuclear Security Administration's National Ignition Facility (NIF) has set world records for neutron yield from laser-driven fusion fuel capsules and laser energy delivered to inertial confinement fusion (ICF) targets. NIF researchers will report on these and other...
For article National Ignition Facility wins prestigious 2010 project of the year award

National Ignition Facility wins prestigious 2010 project of the year award

Oct. 11, 2010 -  
LIVERMORE, CA - Citing groundbreaking technical achievement and exemplary management, the National Ignition Facility (NIF), the first laser expected to achieve fusion ignition in a laboratory setting, has been awarded the Project Management Institute's (PMI's) 2010 Project of the Year. The award,...
For article NNSA and LLNL announce first successful integrated experiment at NIF

NNSA and LLNL announce first successful integrated experiment at NIF

Oct. 6, 2010 -  
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) today announced that the National Ignition Facility (NIF) recently completed its first integrated ignition experiment. In the test, the 192-beam laser system fired 1 megajoule of...
For article NIF’s Gina Bonanno inducted into Women’s Hall of Fame

NIF’s Gina Bonanno inducted into Women’s Hall of Fame

April 24, 2009 -  
LIVERMORE — It’s not easy for a woman to succeed in the field of laser physics. But Alameda County’s Women’s Hall of Fame is sure that the career of LLNL’s Gina Bonanno is a successful one. This weekend, Bonanno will be inducted into the county’s Women’s Hall of Fame as the top nominee in the...