The Laboratory in the News

Innovations and Partnerships to Meet National Needs
Commentary by Thomas F. Gioconda

Weapons Diagnostics Technology Revolutionizes Cancer Treatment
A Livermore particle accelerator technology is becoming a tool to save the lives of cancer patients.

Glimpsing Fusion with the World’s Fastest Light Deflector
A solid-state optical device with unprecedented performance will capture details of burning plasma in fusion reactions.

Lightweight, Scalable Tool Identifies Supercomputers’ Code Errors
A powerful and intuitive parallel debugging tool for supercomputers allows scientists to identify quickly where a bug exists in an application.

Plutonium Hitches a Ride on Subsurface Particles
Researchers are examining the geochemical processes that control plutonium’s sometimes baffling behavior in the environment.




October/November 2011

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