Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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Pursuing Ignition for National Security

Commentary by Kim Budil

Fusion Supports the Stockpile

From providing data that sheds light on the complex physics of a nuclear weapon to furnishing a valuable training ground for the next generation of stockpile stewards, Livermore’s Inertial Confinement Fusion program brings unparalleled value to the nation.

Evaluating Patients in the Harshest Environments

Livermore researchers are developing a simple, yet powerful, health assessment tool for use on the battlefield, in space, or in other isolated settings.

Hydrogen Vehicles Get a Quantum Boost

Using a real-world application for quantum mechanics, Laboratory researchers are finding ways to make hydrogen fuel tanks more efficient.

Tracking Plutonium through the Environment

Twenty years of Livermore research has revealed the mechanisms behind plutonium’s slow migration through the environment.