The Laboratory in the News

A Leader in High-Pressure Science
Commentary by William H. Goldstein

Diamonds Put the Pressure on Materials
New experimental capabilities are helping Livermore scientists better understand how extreme pressure affects a material’s structure.

Exploring the Unusual Behavior of Granular Materials
Livermore scientists are developing new techniques for predicting the response of granular materials under pressure.

A 1-Ton Device in a Briefcase
A new briefcase-sized tool for nuclear magnetic resonance is designed for onsite analysis of suspected chemical weapons.

Targets Designed for Ignition
A series of experiments at the National Ignition Facility is helping scientists finalize the ignition target design.




June 2010

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