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3D printing

Lab Team Reports Breakthrough in Ultrafast, High-Resolution Nanoscale 3D Printing

While 3D printing at the nanoscale — producing intricate features orders of magnitude smaller than the width of a human hair —...
optical lens

World’s Largest Optical Lens Shipped to SLAC

When the world’s newest telescope starts imaging the southern sky in 2023, it will take photos using optical assemblies designed by Lawrence Livermore...
nuclear material

Going Small Can Help Determine Where Nuclear Material Came from and...

Until recently, the analysis and identification of nuclear fuel pellets in nuclear forensics investigations have been mainly focused on macroscopic characteristics, such...
contaminated water

Freshening up Contaminated Water

Nitrate is a troublesome groundwater contaminant that is mainly caused by fertilizer runoff on farmlands. Many wells in agricultural regions exceed the...
Jupiter

Jupiter Shows Its True Stripes

There’s a reason why Jupiter’s stripes are only skin deep. It turns out that the planet’s zonal winds --...
Quantum annealer

‘Quantum Annealer’ Shows Promise in Study

An international team of researchers, including Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) physicist Arjun Gambhir, has developed a new algorithm for solving polynomial systems of...
supercomputer

DOE/NNSA, Lab Announce Partnership with Cray to Develop NNSA’s First Exascale...

The Department of Energy (DOE), National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) today announced the signing of contracts with Cray Inc. to build the NNSA’s first...
Solar cells

Nanowire Arrays Could Improve Solar Cells

Transparent electrodes are a critical component of solar cells and electronic displays. To collect electricity in a solar cell or inject electricity...
Flexible Biological Sensors

Electrochemical ‘Roughening’ Improves LLNL-Developed Flexible Biological Sensors

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) engineers and scientists have developed a new technique that enhances the performance of Lab-developed flexible thin-film biological sensors, increasing...
Traumatic Brain Injury

LLNL Applies High-Performance Computing to Improve Understanding of Traumatic Brain Injury

Since the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq began in 2001, more than 350,000 cases of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in servicemen and women have...
petawatt laser

LLNL-Developed Petawatt Laser System Fully Integrated, Operational at Eli Beamlines

After evaluation by an international peer review group, the L3-HAPLS advanced petawatt laser system has been declared fully integrated and operational at the ELI...
forensic method

LLNL-Led Team Expands Forensic Method to Identify People Using Proteins from...

When a team of researchers led by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory(LLNL) developed a new biological identification method that exploits information encoded in proteins, they thought...
carbon capture

LLNL Maps out Deployment of Carbon Capture and Sequestration for Ethanol...

To better understand the near-term commercial potential for capturing and storing atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2), researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have mapped...
nanoscale

Lab Unlocks Secrets of Nanoscale 3D Printing

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have discovered novel ways to extend the capabilities of two-photon lithography (TPL), a high-resolution 3D printing technique capable...
Green Detergents

Newly Developed Tunable, Green Detergents Could Be ‘Made-To-Order’ for Industry

That mascara that your colleague is wearing may contain components from a microorganism. Detergents, also known as surfactants, are used extensively in the cosmetics, oil,...
nanolipoprotein

LLNL Nanolipoprotein Technology Licensed

A Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) biomedical technology that can deliver vaccines and drugs inside the human body has been licensed for use in...
brain on a chip

‘Brain-On-A-Chip’ Tests Effects of Biological and Chemical Agents, Develop Countermeasures

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists and engineers have developed a “brain-on-a-chip” device aimed at testing and predicting the effects of biological and chemical...
3D printingvideo

Volumetric 3D Printing Builds on Need for Speed

While additive manufacturing (AM), commonly known as 3D printing, is enabling engineers and scientists to build parts in configurations and designs never before possible,...
arctic sea ice

Arctic Sea Ice Loss Could Dry out California

Arctic sea ice loss of the magnitude expected in the next few decades could impact California’s rainfall and exacerbate future droughts, according to new...
hot spring

First Forms of Life on Earth Unveiled in Hot Spring

Terrestrial geothermal systems are like buried treasure when it comes to finding out the origins of life on Earth. In these underground hot springs, some...