S&TR | December 2023

The Laboratory in the News

Supporting the Mission with Materials Excellence

Commentary by Manyalibo (Ibo) Matthews

Ultrawide Bandgap Materials in the Spotlight

A three-year project to optimize and synthesize ultrawide bandgap materials will first serve the National Ignition Facility with devices to enable more laser shots.

Beneath the Surface

MiRadar, a wideband imaging radar system developed at Lawrence Livermore, discovers buried threats.

Big Potential with Small-Scale Carbon Capture

Innovative point source carbon capture offers new opportunities for greener industries.

SHASTA Lays Foundations for Hydrogen Energy Storage

A multilaboratory effort assesses the science and technoeconomics of underground hydrogen storage.