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May 2006

 

The Laboratory in the News

Science and Technology Help the Nation Counter Terrorism
Commentary by Raymond J. Juzaitis

Imagers Provide Eyes to See Gamma Rays
Gamma-ray imagers provide increased radiation detection capabilities and enhance the nation’s arsenal for homeland security.

Protecting the Nation’s Livestock
Foot-and-mouth disease could devastate America’s livestock; a new assay provides a rapid means to detect it.

Measures for Measures
Laboratory physicists combine emissivity and reflectivity to achieve highly accurate temperature measurements of metal foils.

Looping through the Lamb Shift
Livermore scientists measured a small perturbation in the spectra of highly ionized uranium—the first measurement of the two-loop Lamb shift in a bound state.

Patents and Awards


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