Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

The Laboratory in the News

A Legacy of Innovation

Commentary by Chris Spadaccini

Big Risks and Bold Science

Five projects conducted under the Laboratory’s Disruptive Research Program meet objectives to innovate and inform future investigations.

3D Printing Optical-Quality Glass

A new extrusion technique gives researchers and manufacturers the ability to print complex, gradient-property glass structures.

Optics for Petawatt Pulses

Newly developed gratings will bring exotic physics into view by facilitating high-energy laser experiments.

Powering Next-Generation Energy Storage Devices

Durable, extrudable feedstock materials will enable 3D printing of optimized batteries, supercapacitors, and other functional devices.

Tracing a Decade of Growth

A Livermore technology has flourished since its inception, spurring entrepreneurial success and enabling safety experts to investigate diverse threat spaces.