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November 2005


The Laboratory in the News

A Major Advance in Understanding Metals
Commentary by Tomas Diaz de la Rubia

Materials Scientists Discover the Power of ParaDiS
A new supercomputer code is revealing how metals become stronger through the formation of dislocation line junctions.

A Wide New Window on the Universe
Livermore scientists and engineers are contributing to the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, which will provide unprecedented digital maps of the changing night sky.

Built for Speed: Graphics Processors for General-Purpose Computing
Commercial graphics processors used in the computer gaming industry are providing low-cost solutions for high-performance data processing.

Negative Plasma Densities Raise Questions
Livermore physicists shed light on anomalous results in x-ray interferometry of plasmas.

Patents and Awards

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