Posts tagged with "lasers"

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NIF sets new laser energy record

July 10, 2018 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s ( LLNL ) National Ignition Facility ( NIF ) laser system has set a new record, firing 2.15 megajoules (MJ) of energy to its target chamber -- a 15 percent improvement over NIF’s design specification of 1.8 MJ, and more than 10 percent higher than the...
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NIF achieves record double fusion yield

June 13, 2018 -  
An experimental campaign conducted at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s ( LLNL ) National Ignition Facility ( NIF ) has achieved a total fusion neutron yield of 1.9e16 (1.9x10 16 ) and 54 KJ of fusion energy output -- double the previous record . Researchers in LLNL’s Inertial Confinement...
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Chris Barty named IEEE Fellow

Dec. 14, 2016 -  
Chris Barty, chief technology officer in Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ’s (LLNL) NIF & Photon Science Directorate , has been named a 2017 fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for his contributions to ultrahigh-intensity lasers and the advancement of X-...
For article National Ignition Facility tops 400 shots in FY16

National Ignition Facility tops 400 shots in FY16

Sept. 26, 2016 -  
LIVERMORE, California – On Sept. 18, the National Ignition Facility (NIF) performed its 400th experiment of fiscal year (FY) 2016, meeting the year's goal several weeks early. In comparison, the facility completed 356 experiments in FY15 and 191 experiments in FY14. NIF is on track to complete 415...
For article Albright named president and CEO of HRL, Laboratories LLC

Albright named president and CEO of HRL, Laboratories LLC

Oct. 20, 2014 -  
Parney Albright, former director of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, has been named the president and chief executive officer of HRL Laboratories, LLC . He takes over the job formerly occupied by William Jeffrey on Nov. 3. HRL is a commercial research and development center focused on...