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Princeton Plasma Physics Lab - National Ignition Facility  

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national-ignition-facility National Ignition Facility en Summary of Assessment of Prospects for Inertial Fusion Energy http:www.pppl.govnode1361

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National Ignition Facility | Princeton Plasma Physics Lab  

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Join Our Mailing List A Collaborative National Center for Fusion & Plasma Research Search form Search Search Home About Overview Learn More Visiting PPPL History...

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NATIONAL IGNITION FACILITY | Princeton Plasma Physics Lab  

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Delivering Innovations That Create Jobs:National Lab Ignites Business for Entrepreneurs  

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Tapping the entrepreneurial spirit of its Silicon Valley surroundings, Lawrence Livermore National Lab has a legacy that includes the launch of hundreds of successful companies. During just the past 20 years, five entrepreneurs from the Lab have founded four companies with a current market capitalization of $8.4 billion.

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Groundbreaking at National Ignition Facility | National Nuclear...  

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NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > About Us > Our History > NNSA Timeline > Groundbreaking at National Ignition Facility...

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The National Labs on Flickr | Department of Energy  

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Flickr Flickr The National Labs on Flickr The interior of the National Ignition Facility target chamber at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The service module carrying technicians can be seen on the left. The target positioner, which holds the target, is on the right. | Photo courtesy of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The interior of the National Ignition Facility target chamber at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The service module carrying technicians can be seen on the left. The target positioner, which holds the target, is on the right. | Photo courtesy of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. EXPLORE THE NATIONAL LABS ON FLICKR Ames Laboratory Argonne National Laboratory Brookhaven National Laboratory Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

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National Labs | Department of Energy  

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National Labs National Labs Special Feature: National Security & Public Safety at the National Labs This month on energy.gov, learn how the National Labs are advancing the national security and public safety interests of the United States. Read more Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Los Alamos National Laboratory From national security science to supercomputing, Los Alamos National Lab is leading the way in protecting the American public, countering global threats and solving emerging energy challenges. Read more Energetic Science and Piranha-Proof Armor Learn how Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source is revealing the unique structure of incredible, adaptable fish armor. Read more Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory From nuclear security to supercomputing, Lawrence Livermore National Lab is

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National Labs | Department of Energy  

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National Labs National Labs Special Feature: National Security & Public Safety at the National Labs This month on energy.gov, learn how the National Labs are advancing the national security and public safety interests of the United States. Read more Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Los Alamos National Laboratory From national security science to supercomputing, Los Alamos National Lab is leading the way in protecting the American public, countering global threats and solving emerging energy challenges. Read more Energetic Science and Piranha-Proof Armor Learn how Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source is revealing the unique structure of incredible, adaptable fish armor. Read more Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory From nuclear security to supercomputing, Lawrence Livermore National Lab is

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June 11, 1999: National Ignition Facility  

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June 11, 1999Secretary Richardson dedicates the National Ignition Facility target chamber at DOE's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

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National Ignition Facility (NIF): Under Pressure: Ramp-Compression...  

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National Ignition Facility (NIF): Under Pressure: Ramp-Compression Smashes Record American Fusion News Category: National Ignition Facility Link: National Ignition Facility (NIF):...

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AMERICA'S NATIONAL LABS  

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AMERICA'S AMERICA'S NATIONAL LABS by 50 50 M A D E IN U S A B r e a k t h r o u g h s America's National Laboratory system has been changing and improving the lives of millions for more than 80 years. Born at a time of great societal need, this network of Department of Energy Laboratories has now grown into 17 facilities, working together as engines of prosperity and invention. As this list of 50 Break- throughs attests, National Laboratory discoveries have spawned industries, saved lives, generated new products, fired the imagination, and helped to reveal the secrets of the universe. Rooted in the need to be the best and bring the best, America's National Laboratories have put an American stamp on the past century of science. With equal ingenuity and tenacity, they are now engaged in

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Brookhaven National Lab News  

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of Stradivari Violins: Fact or Myth? What Can Science Tell Us? Bonita London Brookhaven Lab and Stony Brook University Launch Program to Increase Underrepresented Minority Faculty...

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Ignition and Inertial Confinement Fusion at The National Ignition Facility  

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF), the world's largest and most powerful laser system for inertial confinement fusion (ICF) and for studying high-energy-density (HED) science, is now operational at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). The NIF is now conducting experiments to commission the laser drive, the hohlraum and the capsule and to develop the infrastructure needed to begin the first ignition experiments in FY 2010. Demonstration of ignition and thermonuclear burn in the laboratory is a major NIF goal. NIF will achieve this by concentrating the energy from the 192 beams into a mm{sup 3}-sized target and igniting a deuterium-tritium mix, liberating more energy than is required to initiate the fusion reaction. NIF's ignition program is a national effort managed via the National Ignition Campaign (NIC). The NIC has two major goals: execution of DT ignition experiments starting in FY2010 with the goal of demonstrating ignition and a reliable, repeatable ignition platform by the conclusion of the NIC at the end of FY2012. The NIC will also develop the infrastructure and the processes required to operate NIF as a national user facility. The achievement of ignition at NIF will demonstrate the scientific feasibility of ICF and focus worldwide attention on laser fusion as a viable energy option. A laser fusion-based energy concept that builds on NIF, known as LIFE (Laser Inertial Fusion Energy), is currently under development. LIFE is inherently safe and can provide a global carbon-free energy generation solution in the 21st century. This paper describes recent progress on NIF, NIC, and the LIFE concept.

Moses, E

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preparing for Ignition Experiments on the National Ignition Facility  

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF) is a 192-beam Nd-glass laser facility presently under construction at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) for performing ignition experiments for inertial confinement fusion (ICF) and experiments studying high energy density (HED) science. NIF will produce 1.8 MJ, 500 TW of ultraviolet light ({lambda} = 351 nm) making it the world's largest and most powerful laser system. NIF will be the world's preeminent facility for the study of matter at extreme temperatures and densities for producing and developing ICF. The ignition studies will be an essential step in developing inertial fusion energy (IFE). the NIF Project is over 93% complete and scheduled for completion in 2009. Experiments using one beam have demonstrated that NIF can meet all of its performance goals. A detailed plan called the National Ignition Campaign (NIC) has been developed to begin ignition experiments in 2010. The plan includes the target physics and the equipment such as diagnostics, cryogenic target manipulator and user optics required for the ignition experiment. Target designs have been developed that calculate to ignite at energy as low as 1 MJ. Plans are under way to make NIF a national user facility for experiments on HED physics and nuclear science, including experiments relevant to the development of IFE.

Moses, E; Meier, W

2007-08-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Groundbreaking at National Ignition Facility | National Nuclear Security  

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Groundbreaking at National Ignition Facility | National Nuclear Security Groundbreaking at National Ignition Facility | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > About Us > Our History > NNSA Timeline > Groundbreaking at National Ignition Facility Groundbreaking at National Ignition Facility May 29, 1997 Livermore, CA Groundbreaking at National Ignition Facility

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Brookhaven National Lab Economic Impact Report  

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national labs funded by DOE's Office of Science. Established in 1947, Brookhaven Lab is the only national lab located in the Northeast. It is also one of New York State's...

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Lab Spotlight: Argonne National Laboratory  

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Lab Spotlight: Argonne National Laboratory Lab Spotlight: Argonne National Laboratory ultrananocrystalline diamond (UNCD) technology Researchers John Carlisle (left) and Orlando Auciello (right) are developing an ultrathin biocompatible coating for the device. Creating Diamond Coatings for the Retinal Implant Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) plays a critical role in the success of the electrode implants used in the Artificial Retina Project. That's where researchers Orlando Auciello and colleague John Carlisle are using their patented ultrananocrystalline diamond (UNCD) technology to apply a revolutionary new coating to the retinal prosthetic device. The new packaging promises to provide a very thin, ultrasmooth film that will be far more compact and biocompatible than the bulky materials used to encase

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IGNITION AND FRONTIER SCIENCE ON THE NATIONAL IGNITION FACILITY  

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF), the world's largest and most powerful laser system for inertial confinement fusion (ICF) and experiments studying high-energy-density (HED) science, is now operational at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). The NIF construction Project was certified by the Department of Energy as complete on March 30, 2009. NIF, a 192-beam Nd-glass laser facility, will produce 1.8 MJ, 500 TW of light at the third-harmonic, ultraviolet light of 351 nm. On March 10, 2009, a total 192-beam energy of 1.1 MJ was demonstrated; this is approximately 30 times more energy than ever produced in an ICF laser system. The principal goal of NIF is to achieve ignition of a deuterium-tritium (DT) fuel capsule and provide access to HED physics regimes needed for experiments related to national security, fusion energy and for broader frontier scientific exploration. NIF experiments in support of indirect drive ignition will begin in FY2009. These first experiments represent the next phase of the National Ignition Campaign (NIC). The NIC is a 1.7 billion dollar national effort to achieve fusion ignition and is coordinated through a detailed execution plan that includes the science, technology, and equipment. Equipment required for ignition experiments include diagnostics, cryogenic target manipulator, and user optics. Participants in this effort include LLNL, General Atomics (GA), Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Sandia National Laboratory (SNL), and the University of Rochester Laboratory for Energetics (LLE). The primary goal for NIC is to have all of the equipment operational and integrated into the facility and be ready to begin a credible ignition campaign in 2010. With NIF now operational, the long-sought goal of achieving self-sustained nuclear fusion and energy gain in the laboratory is much closer to realization. Successful demonstration of ignition and net energy gain on NIF will be a major step towards demonstrating the feasibility of Inertial Fusion Energy (IFE) and will likely focus the world's attention on the possibility of an ICF energy option. NIF experiments to demonstrate ignition and gain will use central-hot-spot (CHS) ignition, where a spherical fuel capsule is simultaneously compressed and ignited. The scientific basis for CHS has been intensively developed and has high probability of success. Achieving ignition with CHS will open the door for other advanced concepts, such as the use of high-yield pulses of visible wavelength rather than ultraviolet and Fast Ignition concepts. Moreover, NIF will have important scientific applications in such diverse fields as astrophysics, nuclear physics and materials science. The NIC will develop the full set of capabilities required to operate NIF as a major national and international user facility. A solicitation for NIF frontier science experiments to be conducted by the academic community is planned for summer 2009. This paper summarizes the design, performance, and status of NIF, experimental plans for NIC, and will present a brief discussion of the unparalleled opportunities to explore frontier basic science that will be available on the NIF.

Moses, E

2009-06-22T23:59:59.000Z

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The National Ignition Facility: Status of Construction  

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Bruce Warner Deputy Associate Director, NIF Programs Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory October 11, 2005 #12;NIF-0605-10997 27EIM/cld NIF-0605-10997-L2 27EIM/cld P LLNLLLNL P9266 #12;NIF-0605-10997 27EIM/cld NIF-0605-10997-L28 27EIM/cld P LLNLLLNL National Ignition FacilityNational Ignition Facility P9292 San

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National Ignition Facility Target Chamber  

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On June 11, 1999 the Department of Energy dedicated the single largest piece of the National Ignition Facility (NIF) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in Livermore, California. The ten (10) meter diameter aluminum target high vacuum chamber will serve as the working end of the largest laser in the world. The output of 192 laser beams will converge at the precise center of the chamber. The laser beams will enter the chamber in two by two arrays to illuminate 10 millimeter long gold cylinders called hohlraums enclosing 2 millimeter capsule containing deuterium, tritium and isotopes of hydrogen. The two isotopes will fuse, thereby creating temperatures and pressures resembling those found only inside stars and in detonated nuclear weapons, but on a minute scale. The NIF Project will serve as an essential facility to insure safety and reliability of our nation's nuclear arsenal as well as demonstrating inertial fusion's contribution to creating electrical power. The paper will discuss the requirements that had to be addressed during the design, fabrication and testing of the target chamber. A team from Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) and LLNL with input from industry performed the configuration and basic design of the target chamber. The method of fabrication and construction of the aluminum target chamber was devised by Pitt-Des Moines, Inc. (PDM). PDM also participated in the design of the chamber in areas such as the Target Chamber Realignment and Adjustment System, which would allow realignment of the sphere laser beams in the event of earth settlement or movement from a seismic event. During the fabrication of the target chamber the sphericity tolerances had to be addressed for the individual plates. Procedures were developed for forming, edge preparation and welding of individual plates. Construction plans were developed to allow the field construction of the target chamber to occur parallel to other NIF construction activities. This was necessary to achieve the overall schedule. Plans had to be developed for the precise location and alignment of laser beam ports. Upon completion of the fabrication of the aluminum target chamber in a temporary structure the 130 ton sphere was moved from the temporary construction enclosure to its final location in the target building. Prior to the installation of a concrete shield and after completion of the welding of the chamber penetrations vacuum leak checking was performed to insure the vacuum integrity of target chamber. The entire spherical chamber external surface supports a 40 cm thick reinforced concrete shield after installation in the target building. The final task is a total survey of the laser ports and the contour machining of spacer plates so that laser devices attached to these ports meet the alignment criteria.

Wavrik, R W; Cox, J R; Fleming, P J

2000-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Congratulates Under Secretary, National Lab Director and...  

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DOE Congratulates Under Secretary, National Lab Director and Other National Lab Scientists for Receiving Top Scientific Honor DOE Congratulates Under Secretary, National Lab...

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Director of the National Ignition Facility, Lawrence Livermore National  

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Director of the National Ignition Facility, Lawrence Livermore National Director of the National Ignition Facility, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > About Us > Who We Are > In The Spotlight > Edward Moses Director of the National Ignition Facility, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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Orchestrating shots for the national ignition racility  

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF), currently under construction at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, is a stadium-sized facility containing a 192-beam, 1.8 Megajoule, 500-Terawatt, ultra-violet laser system together with a 10-meter diameter ... Keywords: Ada95, CORBA, XML, architecture, concurrency, data driven, framework, java, model-based, multi-threaded, state machine, workflow

David G. Mathisen; Robert W. Carey

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Target Visualization at the National Ignition Facility  

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As the National Ignition Facility continues its campaign to achieve ignition, new methods and tools will be required to measure the quality of the targets used to achieve this goal. Techniques have been developed to measure target surface features using a phase-shifting diffraction interferometer and Leica Microsystems confocal microscope. Using these techniques we are able to produce a detailed view of the shell surface, which in turn allows us to refine target manufacturing and cleaning processes. However, the volume of data produced limits the methods by which this data can be effectively viewed by a user. This paper introduces an image-based visualization system for data exploration of target shells at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. It aims to combine multiple image sets into a single visualization to provide a method of navigating the data in ways that are not possible with existing tools.

Potter, D

2011-11-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Progress Toward Ignition on the National Ignition Facility  

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The principal approach to ignition on the National Ignition Facility (NIF) is indirect drive. A schematic of an ignition target is shown in Figure 1. The laser beams are focused through laser entrance holes at each end of a high-Z cylindrical case, or hohlraum. The lasers irradiate the hohlraum walls producing x-rays that ablate and compress the fuel capsule in the center of the hohlraum. The hohlraum is made of Au, U, or other high-Z material. For ignition targets, the hohlraum is {approx}0.5 cm diameter by {approx}1 cm in length. The hohlraum absorbs the incident laser energy producing x-rays for symmetrically imploding the capsule. The fuel capsule is a {approx}2-mm-diameter spherical shell of CH, Be, or C filled with DT fuel. The DT fuel is in the form of a cryogenic layer on the inside of the capsule. X-rays ablate the outside of the capsule, producing a spherical implosion. The imploding shell stagnates in the center, igniting the DT fuel. NIC has overseen installation of all of the hardware for performing ignition experiments, including commissioning of approximately 50 diagnostic systems in NIF. The diagnostics measure scattered optical light, x-rays from the hohlraum over the energy range from 100 eV to 500 keV, and x-rays, neutrons, and charged particles from the implosion. An example of a diagnostic is the Magnetic Recoil Spectrometer (MRS) built by a collaboration of scientists from MIT, UR-LLE, and LLNL shown in Figure 2. MRS measures the neutron spectrum from the implosion, providing information on the neutron yield and areal density that are metrics of the quality of the implosion. Experiments on NIF extend ICF research to unexplored regimes in target physics. NIF can produce more than 50 times the laser energy and more than 20 times the power of any previous ICF facility. Ignition scale hohlraum targets are three to four times larger than targets used at smaller facilities, and the ignition drive pulses are two to five times longer. The larger targets and longer pulse lengths produce unique plasma conditions for laser-plasma instabilities that could reduce hohlraum coupling efficiency. Initial experiments have demonstrated efficient coupling of laser energy to x-rays. X-ray drive greater than 300 eV has been measured in gas-filled ignition hohlraum and shows the expected scaling with laser energy and hohlraum scale size. Experiments are now optimizing capsule implosions for ignition. Ignition conditions require assembling the fuel with sufficient density and temperature for thermonuclear burn. X-rays ablate the outside of the capsule, accelerating and spherically compressing the capsule for assembling the fuel. The implosion stagnates, heating the central core and producing a hot spot that ignites and burns the surrounding fuel. The four main characteristics of the implosion are shell velocity, central hot spot shape, fuel adiabat, and mix. Experiments studying these four characteristics of implosions are used to optimize the implosion. Integrated experiments using cryogenic fuel layer experiments demonstrate the quality of the implosion as the optimization experiments progress. The final compressed fuel conditions are diagnosed by measuring the x-ray emission from the hot core and the neutrons and charged particles produced in the fusion reactions. Metrics of the quality of the implosion are the neutron yield and the shell areal density, as well as the size and shape of the core. The yield depends on the amount of fuel in the hot core and its temperature and is a gauge of the energy coupling to the fuel. The areal density, the density of the fuel times its thickness, diagnoses the fuel assembly, which is measured using the fraction of neutrons that are down scattered passing through the dense shell. The yield and fraction of down scattered neutrons, or shell rho-r, from the cryogenic layered implosions are shown in Figure 3. The different sets of data represent results after a series of implosion optimization experiments. Both yield and areal density show significant increases as a result of the optimiza

Kauffman, R L

2011-10-17T23:59:59.000Z

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National Renewable Energy Lab November 6, 2007  

National Renewable Energy Lab November 6, 2007. 2. KPCB. 500+ investments in 35 years $100B+ in annual revenue 300,000 jobs ... Public Policy. ...

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Brookhaven National Lab Economic Impact Report  

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Inc., located in Schenectady. Collaborative Efforts Addressing Major National Needs Brookhaven Lab is also working with public agencies and industry partners in a variety of...

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Sandia National Laboratories - Sandia Lab News  

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Home navigation panel Sandia Lab News Vol. 53, No. 2 January 26, 2001 Sandia National Laboratories Albuquerque, New Mexico 87185-0165 || Livermore, California...

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UCRL-PRES-225531 National ignition facility  

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Title Page UCRL-PRES-225531 #12;National ignition facility #12;NIF is 705,000 #12;NIF laser system #12;NIF us 885 #12;NIF-0506-11956 Laser bay 2 #12;Switchyard 2 #12;Target chamber in the air #12 experiments on NIF have demonstrated #12;21 1 MJ shaping results: Comparison of requested vs measured 3 pulse

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National Ignition Facility Title II Design Plan  

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This National Ignition Facility (NIF) Title II Design Plan defines the work to be performed by the NIF Project Team between November 1996, when the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) reviewed Title I design and authorized the initiation of Title H design and specific long-lead procurements, and September 1998, when Title 11 design will be completed.

Kumpan, S

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of the National Ignition Facility Ignition Hohlraum Energetics Experiments  

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A series of forty experiments on the National Ignition Facility (NIF) [E. I. Moses et al., Phys. Plasmas 16, 041006 (2009)] to study energy balance and implosion symmetry in reduced- and full-scale ignition hohlraums was shot at energies up to 1.3 MJ. This paper reports the findings of the analysis of the ensemble of experimental data obtained that has produced an improved model for simulating ignition hohlraums. Last year the first observation in a NIF hohlraum of energy transfer between cones of beams as a function of wavelength shift between those cones was reported [P. Michel, et al, Phys of Plasmas, 17, 056305, (2010)]. Detailed analysis of hohlraum wall emission as measured through the laser entrance hole (LEH) has allowed the amount of energy transferred versus wavelength shift to be quantified. The change in outer beam brightness is found to be quantitatively consistent with LASNEX [G. B. Zimmerman and W. L. Kruer, Comments Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion 2, 51 (1975)] simulations using the predicted energy transfer when possible saturation of the plasma wave mediating the transfer is included. The effect of the predicted energy transfer on implosion symmetry is also found to be in good agreement with gated x-ray framing camera images. Hohlraum energy balance, as measured by x-ray power escaping the LEH, is quantitatively consistent with revised estimates of backscatter and incident laser energy combined with a more rigorous non-local-thermodynamic-equilibrium atomic physics model with greater emissivity than the simpler average-atom model used in the original design of NIF targets.

Town, R J; Rosen, M D; Michel, P A; Divol, L; Moody, J D; Kyrala, G A; Schneider, M B; Kline, J L; Thomas, C A; Milovich, J L; Callahan, D A; Meezan, N B; Hinkel, D E; Williams, E A; Berger, R L; Edwards, M J; Suter, L J; Haan, S W; Lindl, J D; Dixit, S; Glenzer, S H; Landen, O L; Moses, E I; Scott, H A; Harte, J A; Zimmerman, G B

2010-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

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The National Ignition Facility and the Ignition Campaign  

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(atm-s) Indirect drive on the NIF is within a factor of 2-3 of the conditions required for ignition Callahan -- AAAS, February 14-18, 2013 82013-047661s2.ppt NIF Ignition #12;2013-047661s2.ppt Callahan -- AAAS and initiated operation of NIF as the world's premier HED science facility Story of NIF and Ignition 102013

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About the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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the National Labs the National Labs About the National Labs DOE National Laboratories Founded during the immense investment in scientific research in the period preceding World War II, the National Laboratories have served as the leading institutions for scientific innovation in the United States for more than sixty years. The Energy Department's National Labs tackle the critical scientific challenges of our time -- from combating climate change to discovering the origins of our universe -- and possess unique instruments and facilities, many of which are found nowhere else in the world. They address large scale, complex research and development challenges with a multidisciplinary approach that places an emphasis on translating basic science to innovation. Specifically, the National Laboratories:

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Precision Shock Tuning on the National Ignition Facility  

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Ignition implosions on the National Ignition Facility [ J.?D. Lindl et al. Phys. Plasmas 11 339 (2004)] are underway with the goal of compressing deuterium-tritium fuel to a sufficiently high areal density (?R) to sustain ...

Frenje, Johan A.

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DOE Congratulates Under Secretary, National Lab Director and Other National  

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Congratulates Under Secretary, National Lab Director and Other Congratulates Under Secretary, National Lab Director and Other National Lab Scientists for Receiving Top Scientific Honor DOE Congratulates Under Secretary, National Lab Director and Other National Lab Scientists for Receiving Top Scientific Honor April 29, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC - U.S. Department of Energy Under Secretary for Science Steven E. Koonin, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Director Persis Drell, and other National Lab affiliated scientists and engineers are among the 72 new members elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). NAS is a private, nonprofit, honorific society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, dedicated to furthering science and technology and to their use for the general welfare.

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF) and the National Ignition Campaign (NIC)  

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF), the world's largest and most powerful laser system for inertial confinement fusion (ICF) and experiments studying high-energy-density (HED) science, is now operational at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). NIF construction was certified by the Department of Energy as complete on March 27, 2009. NIF, a 192-beam Nd:glass laser facility, will ultimately produce 1.8-MJ, 500-TW of 351-nm third-harmonic, ultraviolet light. On March 10, 2009, total 192-beam energy of 1.1 MJ was demonstrated; this is approximately 30 times more energy than ever produced in an ICF laser system. The principal goal of NIF is to achieve ignition of a deuterium-tritium (DT) fuel capsule and provide access to HED physics regimes needed for experiments related to national security, fusion energy and broader frontier scientific exploration. NIF experiments in support of indirect-drive ignition began in August 2009. These first experiments represent the next phase of the National Ignition Campaign (NIC). The NIC is a national effort to achieve fusion ignition and is coordinated through a detailed execution plan that includes the science, technology, and equipment. Equipment required for ignition experiments includes diagnostics, a cryogenic target manipulator, and user optics. Participants in this effort include LLNL, General Atomics (GA), Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Sandia National Laboratory (SNL), and the University of Rochester Laboratory for Energetics (LLE). The primary goal for NIC is to have all of the equipment operational, integrated into the facility, and ready to begin a credible ignition campaign in 2010. With NIF now operational, the long-sought goal of achieving self-sustained nuclear fusion and energy gain in the laboratory is much closer to realization. Successful demonstration of ignition and net energy gain on NIF will be a major step towards demonstrating the feasibility of Inertial Fusion Energy (IFE) and will likely focus the world's attention on the possibility of an ICF energy option. NIF experiments to demonstrate ignition and gain will use central-hot-spot (CHS) ignition, where a spherical fuel capsule is simultaneously compressed and ignited. The scientific basis for CHS has been intensively developed. Achieving ignition with CHS will open the door for other advanced concepts, such as the use of high-yield pulses of visible wavelength rather than ultraviolet and Fast Ignition concepts. Moreover, NIF will have important scientific applications in such diverse fields as astrophysics, nuclear physics and materials science. The NIC will develop the full set of capabilities required to operate NIF as a major national and international user facility. A solicitation for NIF frontier science experiments is planned for summer 2009. This paper summarizes the design, performance, and status of NIF and plans for the NIF ignition experimental program. A brief summary of the overall NIF experimental program is also presented.

Moses, E

2009-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

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National Ignition Facility project acquisition plan  

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The purpose of this National Ignition Facility Acquisition Plan is to describe the overall procurement strategy planned for the National Ignition Facility (NIF) Project. The scope of the plan describes the procurement activities and acquisition strategy for the following phases of the NIF Project, each of which receives either plant and capital equipment (PACE) or other project cost (OPC) funds: Title 1 and 2 design and Title 3 engineering (PACE); Optics manufacturing facilitization and pilot production (OPC); Convention facility construction (PACE); Procurement, installation, and acceptance testing of equipment (PACE); and Start-up (OPC). Activities that are part of the base Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF) Program are not included in this plan. The University of California (UC), operating Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Lockheed-Martin, which operates Sandia National Laboratory (SNL) and the University of Rochester Laboratory for Laser Energetics (UR-LLE), will conduct the acquisition of needed products and services in support of their assigned responsibilities within the NIF Project structure in accordance with their prime contracts with the Department of Energy (DOE). LLNL, designated as the lead Laboratory, will have responsibility for all procurements required for construction, installation, activation, and startup of the NIF.

Callaghan, R.W.

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Development of nuclear diagnostics for the National Ignition Facility ,,invited...  

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July 2006; published online 5 October 2006 The National Ignition Facility NIF will provide up to 1.8 MJ of laser energy for imploding inertial confinement fusion ICF targets. Ignited NIF targets are expected of nuclear diagnostics in ICF experiments. In 2005, the suite of nuclear-ignition diagnostics for the NIF

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Stockpile Stewardship and the National Ignition Facility  

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF), the world's most energetic laser system, is operational at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). Since the completion of the construction project in March 2009, NIF has completed nearly 150 target experiments for the National Ignition Campaign (NIC), High Energy Density Stewardship Science (HEDSS) in the areas of radiation transport, material dynamics at high pressure in the solid state, as well as fundamental science and other national security missions. NIF capabilities and infrastructure are in place to support all of its missions with over 50 X-ray, optical and nuclear diagnostic systems and the ability to shoot cryogenic targets and DT layered capsules. NIF is now qualified for use of tritium and other special materials as well as to perform high yield experiments and classified experiments. DT implosions with record indirect-drive neutron yield of 4.5 x 10{sup 14} neutrons have been achieved. A series of 43 experiments were successfully executed over a 27-day period, demonstrating the ability to perform precise experiments in new regimes of interest to HEDSS. This talk will provide an update of the progress on the NIF capabilities, NIC accomplishments, as well as HEDSS and fundamental science experimental results and an update of the experimental plans for the coming year.

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2012-01-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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5, 2011 5, 2011 The Truth about Clean Energy Jobs Director of Public Affairs Dan Leistikow details how the Loan Program will support 60K American jobs and save 300 million gallons of gasoline a year. September 14, 2011 Rich Earley, CEO of Clean Urban Energy presents at Clean Energy Trust's Clean Energy Challenge in March 2011 | Courtesy of Clean Energy Trust Innovation Ecosystems Spur Rapid Growth for Startups, Entrepreneurs To accelerate high-growth entrepreneurship across the nation and move cutting-edge clean energy technologies from the lab to the marketplace, a year ago the Energy Department launched the Innovation Ecosystem Initiative. 

 September 12, 2011 A view of a cryogenically cooled National Ignition Facility (NIF) target as "seen" by the laser through the hohlraum's laser entrance hole. | Photo courtesy of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

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Recap: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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Recap: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs Recap: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs Recap: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs December 2, 2013 - 11:50am Addthis Ben Dotson Ben Dotson Project Coordinator for Digital Reform, Office of Public Affairs Energy Efficiency at the National Labs During the month of November, we featured the National Labs and their work in energy efficiency on Energy.gov. Storified by Energy Department · Mon, Dec 02 2013 08:50:36 Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs This month on energy.gov, we're featuring the Energy Department's National Labs and their work in energy efficiency: the technologies the... The National Labs are fundamentally changing the way that consumers and businesses approach energy efficiency. The Labs are developing new

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Planning for the National Ignition Campaign on NIF Presentation to  

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Planning for the National Ignition Campaign on NIF Presentation to Fusion Power Associates Annual Meeting Dec 3-4, 2008 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory John Lindl NIF Programs Chief Scientist a clearly defined path forward to achievement of ignition on NIF ·An extensive scientific data base forms

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LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY About Berkeley Lab  

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About Berkeley Lab Berkeley Lab is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratory that conducts a wide variety of unclassified scientific research for DOE's Office of Science. Located in Berkeley, California, Berkeley Lab is managed by the University of California, and the director is Dr. Paul Alivisatos. Bringing Science Solutions to the World Berkeley Lab is an incubator for ideas, innovations and products that help society and explain how the universe works: n renewable energy sources such as biofuels and artificial photosynthesis n energy efficiency at home, at work, and around the world n the ability to observe, probe, and assemble materials atom by atom n climate change research, environmental science, and the growing connections between them

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Staff Services | Brookhaven National Lab  

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services that support and assist the world-class scientific research performed at Brookhaven National Laboratory. Our services are available to all Brookhaven Departments,...

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Lab Spotlight: Brookhaven National Laboratory  

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Brookhaven National Laboratory Pet Scans Show Brain Responses to Light, Electrical Stimulation A study measuring metabolic changes in the brains of sighted people is showing...

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Sandia National Labs: PCNSC: Research  

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National Ignition Facility makes history with record 500 terawatt...  

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National Ignition Facility makes history with record 500 terawatt shot Breanna Bishop, LLNL, (925) 423-9802, bishop33@llnl.gov Printer-friendly The preamplifiers of the National...

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Lab Spotlight: Sandia National Laboratory  

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Sandia National Laboratories Sandia National Laboratories Illustration of integrated circuit Figure 1. An application-specific integrated circuit being developed for advanced artificial retinas. Click on image to enlarge. Microscale Enablers More advanced artificial retinas are relying on miniaturized electronics for processing incoming images and activating the corresponding electrodes to communicate with retinal cells and ultimately the brain. The goal of these devices, being developed through a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) collaboration, is to continually improve their visual resolution so that implanted individuals eventually will be able to read large print, recognize faces, and move about without aid. Sandia National Laboratories' expertise in the development, fabrication, and production

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1 BROOKHAVEN SCIENCE ASSOCIATES Brookhaven National Lab  

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Target R&D Simulations #12;2 BROOKHAVEN SCIENCE ASSOCIATES Exploring Eulerian-Lagrangian Formulation;8 BROOKHAVEN SCIENCE ASSOCIATES Superbeam Target Concept #12;9 BROOKHAVEN SCIENCE ASSOCIATES Overview of R1 BROOKHAVEN SCIENCE ASSOCIATES N. Simos Brookhaven National Lab May 1-2, Oxford U., UK High Power

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Sandia National Labs: National Institute for Nano Engineering  

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Labs NINE Program LikeLike LikeLike You like this.44 Facebook social plugin STITUTE FOR NANO-ENGINEERING The National Institute for Nano-Engineering (NINE) is a government...

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Capsule performance optimization in the National Ignition Campaign  

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A capsule performance optimization campaign will be conducted at the National Ignition Facility [G. H. Miller et al., Nucl. Fusion 44, 228 (2004)] to substantially increase the probability of ignition by laser-driven hohlraums [J. D. Lindl et al., Phys. Plasmas 11, 339 (2004)]. The campaign will experimentally correct for residual uncertainties in the implosion and hohlraum physics used in our radiation-hydrodynamic computational models before proceeding to cryogenic-layered implosions and ignition attempts. The required tuning techniques using a variety of ignition capsule surrogates have been demonstrated at the OMEGA facility under scaled hohlraum and capsule conditions relevant to the ignition design and shown to meet the required sensitivity and accuracy. In addition, a roll-up of all expected random and systematic uncertainties in setting the key ignition laser and target parameters due to residual measurement, calibration, cross-coupling, surrogacy, and scale-up errors has been derived that meets the required budget.

Landen, O. L.; Bradley, D. K.; Braun, D. G.; Callahan, D. A.; Celliers, P. M.; Collins, G. W.; Dewald, E. L.; Divol, L.; Glenzer, S. H.; Hamza, A.; Hicks, D. G.; Izumi, N.; Jones, O. S.; Kirkwood, R. K.; Michel, P.; Milovich, J.; Munro, D. H.; Robey, H. F.; Spears, B. K.; Thomas, C. A. [Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94550 (United States)

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Staff Services | Brookhaven National Lab  

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Our mission is to provide services that support and assist the world-class Our mission is to provide services that support and assist the world-class scientific research performed at Brookhaven National Laboratory. Our services are available to all Brookhaven Departments, Divisions, guests, users, and visiting researchers. The Staff Services office is located in Building 400, 20 Brookhaven Avenue. Get maps and directions. Food Services food services Food services are an integral part of life at BNL. We offer an on-site cafeteria, full service restaurant, a cafe serving Starbuck's coffee and vending machines. Housing Services housing services BNL attracts more than 4,500 visiting scientists from all over the world each year. To support our guests, 333 on-site housing units are available for rent. Mail Services mail services The BNL Mail Room handles all official U.S. mail, through our on-site U.S.

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Argonne National Lab Cleanup schedule  

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Takes Steps to Complete Clean-Up of Argonne by 2003; Takes Steps to Complete Clean-Up of Argonne by 2003; Schedule for Shipping Waste to WIPP is 'Good News' for Illinois CARLSBAD, N.M., May 15, 2000 - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) reinforced plans to complete the clean-up of its Argonne National Laboratory-East site in Illinois by 2003 by accelerating its schedule for shipping transuranic waste to DOE's permanent disposal site in New Mexico. Previously, the shipments were not expected to begin before 2003. Under the accelerated schedule, shipments to DOE's Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) near Carlsbad, New Mexico, are expected to begin in Spring 2001 and be completed by the end of the calendar year. Characterization of the waste currently stored at Argonne will begin this October. This agreement is a major step in honoring Argonne and DOE's commitment to the community to

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Recent News from the National Labs  

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recent-news-national-labs 1000 Independence Ave. SW recent-news-national-labs 1000 Independence Ave. SW Washington DC 20585 202-586-5000 en Our Best Energy Videos of 2013 http://energy.gov/articles/our-best-energy-videos-2013 Our Best Energy Videos of 2013

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Design of a deuterium and tritium-ablator shock ignition target for the National Ignition Facility  

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Shock ignition presents a viable path to ignition and high gain on the National Ignition Facility (NIF). In this paper, we describe the development of the 1D design of 0.5 MJ class, all-deuterium and tritium (fuel and ablator) shock ignition target that should be reasonably robust to Rayleigh-Taylor fluid instabilities, mistiming, and hot electron preheat. The target assumes 'day one' NIF hardware and produces a yield of 31 MJ with reasonable allowances for laser backscatter, absorption efficiency, and polar drive power variation. The energetics of polar drive laser absorption require a beam configuration with half of the NIF quads dedicated to launching the ignitor shock, while the remaining quads drive the target compression. Hydrodynamic scaling of the target suggests that gains of 75 and yields 70 MJ may be possible.

Terry, Matthew R.; Perkins, L. John; Sepke, Scott M. [Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 7000 East Ave., Livermore, California 94550 (United States)

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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Oct. 5, 2012 Oct. 5, 2012 Primary Standards Lab: Sandia's the word for precision measurements, calibrations REALLY ROUND - The image of project lead Hy Tran (2541) is reflected in a polished quartz ball that is the standard for roundness. The Primary Standards Laboratory at Sandia uses a specialized instrument to measure roundness deviation against the roundness standard, which has been certified to national standards to be round within about 20 nanometers. (Photo by Randy Montoya) by Sue Holmes You probably never gave roundness a thought. But when it's crucial that something be really round, federal labs and agencies can turn to the DOE Primary Standards Laboratory (PSL), operated by Sandia. Take the standard for roundness, or deviation from a circle. The PSL uses a specialized instrument to measure roundness deviation against a roundness

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Los Alamos National Lab: National Security Science  

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Content stc logo Content stc logo Best of Show Winner of STC's International Summit Awards Competition, 2013 Top Innovations of the Year Science and technology for a safe, secure nation Impenetrable encryption defends data from cyberterrorism keyboard with atrack button A hacker could crack a code, steal private information or shut down systems we rely on daily. Small enough to fit in a smart phone, our QkarD technology ("kee-u-kard") provides virtually impenetrable defense, using quantum cryptography to secure computers. This novel encryption generates security at the subatomic particle level. If someone tries to hack in, that particle is altered, and the owner quietly alerted. And it works-even against super-powerful quantum computers. Multipronged HIV vaccine shows promise in monkeys

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Lab partners with Navajo Nation on uranium mine project  

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> Around the Lab > atl043013navajo 04302013 Lab partners with Navajo Nation on uranium mine project Linda A Lucchetti, LLNL, (925) 422-5815, lucchetti1@llnl.gov...

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The National Ignition Facility and the Path to Fusion Energy  

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF) is operational and conducting experiments at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). The NIF is the world's largest and most energetic laser experimental facility with 192 beams capable of delivering 1.8 megajoules of 500-terawatt ultraviolet laser energy, over 60 times more energy than any previous laser system. The NIF can create temperatures of more than 100 million degrees and pressures more than 100 billion times Earth's atmospheric pressure. These conditions, similar to those at the center of the sun, have never been created in the laboratory and will allow scientists to probe the physics of planetary interiors, supernovae, black holes, and other phenomena. The NIF's laser beams are designed to compress fusion targets to the conditions required for thermonuclear burn, liberating more energy than is required to initiate the fusion reactions. Experiments on the NIF are focusing on demonstrating fusion ignition and burn via inertial confinement fusion (ICF). The ignition program is conducted via the National Ignition Campaign (NIC) - a partnership among LLNL, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories, University of Rochester Laboratory for Laser Energetics, and General Atomics. The NIC program has also established collaborations with the Atomic Weapons Establishment in the United Kingdom, Commissariat a Energie Atomique in France, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and many others. Ignition experiments have begun that form the basis of the overall NIF strategy for achieving ignition. Accomplishing this goal will demonstrate the feasibility of fusion as a source of limitless, clean energy for the future. This paper discusses the current status of the NIC, the experimental steps needed toward achieving ignition and the steps required to demonstrate and enable the delivery of fusion energy as a viable carbon-free energy source.

Moses, E

2011-07-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Sandia National Labs: PCNSC: Research: Nanosciences  

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Nanosciences Nanosciences Throughout the scientific community, including Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), researchers say building things atom-by-atom or molecule-by-molecule will revolutionize the production of virtually every human-made object. Exciting prospects-but they also point out that the promise of nanotechnology can only be realized if we learn to understand the special rules that control behavior at this small scale and develop the skill needed to integrate these concepts into practical devices. The excitement stems from the understanding that the behavior of materials at the nanoscale is nothing like that at the large scale. The necessary tools, such as powerful new microscopes, have been developed to let researchers see these surprising behaviors. Sandia National Labs'

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DOE Collections Enter Search Terms GO Feature Archive Software developed at Los Alamos National Lab touted by President Obama, available via OSTI A software package developed at...

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CTBTO Officials Visit DOE Labs and NNSA HQ | National Nuclear...  

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CTBTO Officials Visit DOE Labs and NNSA HQ | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy...

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From Innovation to Commercialization: Tech Transfer at the National Labs |  

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From Innovation to Commercialization: Tech Transfer at the National From Innovation to Commercialization: Tech Transfer at the National Labs From Innovation to Commercialization: Tech Transfer at the National Labs August 26, 2013 - 5:28pm Addthis Argonne National Lab scientists Jeff Elam (left) and Anil Mane’s work in nanocomposite charge drain coatings represents a significant breakthrough in the efforts to develop microelectromechanical systems, or MEMS. This new technology earned one of the 36 R&D 100 awards from R&D Magazine that the National Labs took home in 2013. | Image courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory. Argonne National Lab scientists Jeff Elam (left) and Anil Mane's work in nanocomposite charge drain coatings represents a significant breakthrough in the efforts to develop microelectromechanical systems, or MEMS. This new

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Dr. Yuan Ping Lawrence Livermore National Lab  

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Creating, diagnosing and Creating, diagnosing and controlling high-energy- density matter with lasers Dr. Yuan Ping Lawrence Livermore National Lab Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013 - 3:00PM MBG AUDITORIUM Refreshments at 2:45PM The PrinceTon Plasma Physics laboraTory is a U.s. DeParTmenT of energy faciliTy Since their invention in 1960's, lasers with power spanning from Kilo- Watt to PetaWatt have been widely used in almost every branch of sci- ence, leading to numerous discoveries and novel techniques. At present, lasers are capable of creating extreme states of matter in a laboratory, at conditions resembling those most extreme in the Universe: they heat matter up to the temperatures inside stars, they create electric field and

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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May 18, 2012 May 18, 2012 Labs technology launched in first test flight of Army's conventional Advanced Hypersonic Weapon The US Army's Advanced Hypersonic Weapon on a non-ballistic flight path after launch from Sandia's Kauai Test Facility. (Illustration courtesy of Sandia National Laboratories) View large image. by Heather Clark Seven seconds remained in the countdown to launch a conventional hypersonic glide vehicle from the Kauai Test Facility (KTF) in Hawaii, when a technical issue stopped the count. The Sandia launch team scrambled to find the offending software script error and craft a solution to keep the first test flight of the US Army's Advanced Hypersonic Weapon (AHW) on track. "It was very nerve-wracking," says David Keese, director of Integrated

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Lab Director's Diversity & Inclusion Message | Argonne National...  

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Diversity Message from the Lab Director Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council Workforce Pipeline Mentoring Leadership Development Policies & Practices Business Diversity Outreach...

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National Ignition Facility faces an uncertain future David Kramer  

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at the National Ignition Facility to achieve a self-sustaining fusion reaction fell short. Now NIF stands to lose that were specified for NIF when the massive laser facility was ap- proved for construction in 1996. President Obama's fiscal year 2014 budget request calls for the end of NIF support for experiments proposed

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF) A Path to Fusion Energy  

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Fusion energy has long been considered a promising clean, nearly inexhaustible source of energy. Power production by fusion micro-explosions of inertial confinement fusion (ICF) targets has been a long term research goal since the invention of the first laser in 1960. The NIF is poised to take the next important step in the journey by beginning experiments researching ICF ignition. Ignition on NIF will be the culmination of over thirty years of ICF research on high-powered laser systems such as the Nova laser at LLNL and the OMEGA laser at the University of Rochester as well as smaller systems around the world. NIF is a 192 beam Nd-glass laser facility at LLNL that is more than 90% complete. The first cluster of 48 beams is operational in the laser bay, the second cluster is now being commissioned, and the beam path to the target chamber is being installed. The Project will be completed in 2009 and ignition experiments will start in 2010. When completed NIF will produce up to 1.8 MJ of 0.35 {micro}m light in highly shaped pulses required for ignition. It will have beam stability and control to higher precision than any other laser fusion facility. Experiments using one of the beams of NIF have demonstrated that NIF can meet its beam performance goals. The National Ignition Campaign (NIC) has been established to manage the ignition effort on NIF. NIC has all of the research and development required to execute the ignition plan and to develop NIF into a fully operational facility. NIF will explore the ignition space, including direct drive, 2{omega} ignition, and fast ignition, to optimize target efficiency for developing fusion as an energy source. In addition to efficient target performance, fusion energy requires significant advances in high repetition rate lasers and fusion reactor technology. The Mercury laser at LLNL is a high repetition rate Nd-glass laser for fusion energy driver development. Mercury uses state-o-the art technology such as ceramic laser slabs and light diode pumping for improved efficiency and thermal management. Progress in NIF, NIC, Mercury, and the path forward for fusion energy will be presented.

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2006-11-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Diagnosing implosion performance at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) by means of neutron spectrometry  

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Diagnosing implosion performance at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) by means of neutron.1088/0029-5515/53/4/043014 Diagnosing implosion performance at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) by means of neutron spectrometry J at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) provides essential information about the implosion performance. From

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Demonstration of the shock-timing technique for ignition targets on the National Ignition Facility  

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A high-performance inertial confinement fusion capsule is compressed by multiple shock waves before it implodes. To minimize the entropy acquired by the fuel, the strength and timing of those shock waves must be accurately controlled. Ignition experiments at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) will employ surrogate targets designed to mimic ignition targets while making it possible to measure the shock velocities inside the capsule. A series of experiments on the OMEGA laser facility [Boehly et al., Opt. Commun. 133, 495 (1997)] validated those targets and the diagnostic techniques proposed. Quartz was selected for the diagnostic window and shock-velocity measurements were demonstrated in Hohlraum targets heated to 180 eV. Cryogenic experiments using targets filled with liquid deuterium further demonstrated the entire timing technique in a Hohlraum environment. Direct-drive cryogenic targets with multiple spherical shocks were used to further validate this technique, including convergence effects at relevant pressures (velocities) and sizes. These results provide confidence that shock velocity and timing can be measured in NIF ignition targets, allowing these critical parameters to be optimized.

Boehly, T. R.; Hu, S. X.; Morozas, J. A.; Sangster, T. C. [Laboratory for Laser Energetics, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14645 (United States); Munro, D.; Celliers, P. M.; Hicks, D. G.; Collins, G. W.; Robey, H. F.; Landen, O. L. [Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94550 (United States); Olson, R. E. [Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87123 (United States); Goncharov, V. N. [Laboratory for Laser Energetics, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14645 (United States); Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Rochester, New York 14645 (United States); Meyerhofer, D. D. [Laboratory for Laser Energetics, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14645 (United States); Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Rochester, New York 14645 (United States); Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Rochester, New York 14645 (United States)

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Shock timing on the National Ignition Facility: First Experiments  

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An experimental campaign to tune the initial shock compression sequence of capsule implosions on the National Ignition Facility (NIF) was initiated in late 2010. The experiments use a NIF ignition-scale hohlraum and capsule that employs a reentrant cone to provide optical access to the shocks as they propagate in the liquid deuterium-filled capsule interior. The strength and timing of the shock sequence is diagnosed with velocity interferometry that provides target performance data used to set the pulse shape for ignition capsule implosions that follow. From the start, these measurements yielded significant new information on target performance, leading to improvements in the target design. We describe the results and interpretation of the initial tuning experiments.

Celliers, P M; Robey, H F; Boehly, T R; Alger, E; Azevedo, S; Berzins, L V; Bhandarkar, S D; Bowers, M W; Brereton, S J; Callahan, D; Castro, C; Chandrasekaran, H; Choate, C; Clark, D; Coffee, K R; Datte, P S; Dewald, E L; DiNicola, P; Dixit, S; Doeppner, T; Dzenitis, E; Edwards, M J; Eggert, J H; Fair, J; Farley, D R; Frieders, G; Gibson, C R; Giraldez, E; Haan, S; Haid, B; Hamza, A V; Haynam, C; Hicks, D G; Holunga, D M; Horner, J B; Jancaitis, K; Jones, O S; Kalantar, D; Kline, J L; Krauter, K G; Kroll, J J; LaFortune, K N; Pape, S L; Malsbury, T; Maypoles, E R; Milovich, J L; Moody, J D; Moreno, K; Munro, D H; Nikroo, A; Olson, R E; Parham, T; Pollaine, S; Radousky, H B; Ross, G F; Sater, J; Schneider, M B; Shaw, M; Smith, R F; Thomas, C A; Throop, A; Town, R J; Trummer, D; Van Wonterghem, B M; Walters, C F; Widmann, K; Widmayer, C; Young, B K; Atherton, L J; Collins, G W; Landen, O L; Lindl, J D; MacGowan, B J; Meyerhofer, D D; Moses, E I

2011-10-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Concept:U.S. National Lab Programs | Open Energy Information  

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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15, 2012 15, 2012 SLAC's linac accelerates very short pulses of electrons to 99.9999999 percent the speed of light through a slalom that causes the electrons to emit X-rays, which become synchronized as they interact with the electron pulses and create the world's brightest X-ray laser pulse. | Photo by Brad Plummer, SLAC. #LabChat: Particle Accelerators, Lasers and Discovery Science, May 17 at 1pm EST #LabChat kicks off May 17, 1 p.m. EST with atom smashers and laser scientists from Fermi National Accelerator Lab, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Lab, and SLAC National Accelerator Lab. May 14, 2012 Lab Breakthrough: Fermilab Accelerator Technology Fermilab scientists developed techniques to retrofit some of the 30,000 particle accelerators in use around the world to make them more efficient

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Brookhaven National Lab Economic Impact Report  

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and university students, such as the Lab's annual summer courses on nuclear non-proliferation and nuclear chemistry. * Each year, about 100 high school students participate...

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Brookhaven National Lab Economic Impact Report  

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Brookhaven Lab spans a wide range of basic and applied research in fundamental physics, basic energy sciences and energy technology, the life sciences, nanoscience and...

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Tapping Our Commercial Potential: Work with the National Labs | Department  

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Tapping Our Commercial Potential: Work with the National Labs Tapping Our Commercial Potential: Work with the National Labs Tapping Our Commercial Potential: Work with the National Labs October 12, 2011 - 9:59am Addthis Tapping Our Commercial Potential: Work with the National Labs Karina Edmonds Karina Edmonds Technology Transfer Coordinator In order to transform our nation's energy system and secure U.S. leadership in energy technologies, we must maximize the potential of the scientific discoveries made in our National Laboratories. In 2010 alone, the Energy Department's 17 National Laboratories and 5 facilities executed more than 13,500 technology transfer transactions. These transactions include a range of other research and development agreements as well as the licensing of laboratory technologies, negotiated by technology transfer offices across the Department. Technology Transfer

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Secretary Bodman Visits National Energy Technology Lab | Department of  

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National Energy Technology Lab National Energy Technology Lab Secretary Bodman Visits National Energy Technology Lab January 6, 2006 - 9:11am Addthis On Friday, January 6, Secretary Bodman visited the National Energy Technology Lab (NETL) in Pittsburgh, PA, to tour the research facility and hold an all-hands meeting with NETL employees. The Secretary was joined by Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy Jeff Jarrett and Congressman Tim Murphy (R-PA). During the visit, Secretary Bodman toured exhibits on NETL's research and development projects and received demonstrations from scientists and researchers on the latest energy and environmental technologies developed by the lab. Prior to his visit to NETL, Secretary Bodman joined Reps. Melissa Hart and Tim Murphy for the Pittsburgh Energy Summit 2006. During the summit,

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Inertial Confinement Fusion and the National Ignition Facility (NIF)  

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Inertial confinement fusion (ICF) seeks to provide sustainable fusion energy by compressing frozen deuterium and tritium fuel to extremely high densities. The advantages of fusion vs. fission are discussed, including total energy per reaction and energy per nucleon. The Lawson Criterion, defining the requirements for ignition, is derived and explained. Different confinement methods and their implications are discussed. The feasibility of creating a power plant using ICF is analyzed using realistic and feasible numbers. The National Ignition Facility (NIF) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is shown as a significant step forward toward making a fusion power plant based on ICF. NIF is the worlds largest laser, delivering 1.8 MJ of energy, with a peak power greater than 500 TW. NIF is actively striving toward the goal of fusion energy. Other uses for NIF are discussed.

Ross, P.

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Recovery Act Progress at Idaho National Lab | Department of Energy  

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Progress at Idaho National Lab Progress at Idaho National Lab Recovery Act Progress at Idaho National Lab August 19, 2010 - 5:09pm Addthis Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is a hot bed of activity with various Recovery Act projects funded through the Office of Environmental Management. For example, North Wind Services will be constructing several new structures at the INL Radioactive Waste Management Complex -- facilities that will provide important protection from the elements and minimize the spread of contamination during buried waste excavation, retrieval and packaging operations. Pictures of Recovery Act Projects at Idaho National Lab Down the road at the Advanced Test Reactor Complex, TerranearPMC is working

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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December 5, 2011 December 5, 2011 Researchers with the Energy Department's Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab have identified a potential new advanced biofuel that could replace today's standard fuel if successfully commercialized. The new blog TechStream will focus on new technologies coming out of the lab. | Photo courtesy of Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. New Blog Seeks Out the "Next Big Thing" The new blog TechStream will focus on promising technologies from Lawrence Berkeley National Lab that have not yet been commercialized. December 2, 2011 This is a computer simulation of a Class 1a supernova. Argonne National Laboratory's Mira will have enough computing power to help researchers run simulations of exploding stars, specifically, of the turbulent nuclear combustion that sets off type 1a supernovae. | Photo courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory

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National Energy Technology Lab's Science Videos on YouTube  

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In March of 2008, the National Energy Technology Laboratory began posting lab-produced videos on YouTube. Currently, there are more than 108 videos available, organized into seven playlists. Visit the Lab's website to view additional videos, including some scientific documentaries.

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PNNL Laboratory Research Homes Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Lab Homes  

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PNNL Laboratory Research Homes Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Lab Homes Residential, or PNNL, has purchased two custom, factory-built, double-wide homes to conduct energy research. These "Lab Homes" are a project test-bed for PNNL and its research partners who aim to achieve highly energy

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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(1384) places an acoustical sensor at a small lake Sandia built several years ago to do LNG fire tests on water. He has worked on numerous tests at the Labs in his 27-year career....

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Adaptive Comfort in Mixed-Mode Buildings: Research Support Facility, National Renewable Energy Lab  

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Support Facility, National Renewable Energy Lab Gail Brager,Facility of the National Renewable Energy Lab in Golden, CO.for energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. The

Brager, Gail; Pigman, Margaret

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Supercomputing and Advanced Computing at the National Labs  

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supercomputing 1000 Independence Ave. SW Washington DC supercomputing 1000 Independence Ave. SW Washington DC 20585 202-586-5000 en Lab Breakthrough: Supercomputing Power to Accelerate Fossil Energy Research http://energy.gov/articles/lab-breakthrough-supercomputing-power-accelerate-fossil-energy-research lab-breakthrough-supercomputing-power-accelerate-fossil-energy-research" class="title-link">Lab Breakthrough: Supercomputing Power to Accelerate Fossil Energy Research

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The National Ignition Facility: The Path to Ignition, High Energy Density Science and Inertial Fusion Energy  

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF) at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in Livermore, CA, is a Nd:Glass laser facility capable of producing 1.8 MJ and 500 TW of ultraviolet light. This world's most energetic laser system is now operational with the goals of achieving thermonuclear burn in the laboratory and exploring the behavior of matter at extreme temperatures and energy densities. By concentrating the energy from its 192 extremely energetic laser beams into a mm{sup 3}-sized target, NIF can produce temperatures above 100 million K, densities of 1,000 g/cm{sup 3}, and pressures 100 billion times atmospheric pressure - conditions that have never been created in a laboratory and emulate those in the interiors of planetary and stellar environments. On September 29, 2010, NIF performed the first integrated ignition experiment which demonstrated the successful coordination of the laser, the cryogenic target system, the array of diagnostics and the infrastructure required for ignition. Many more experiments have been completed since. In light of this strong progress, the U.S. and the international communities are examining the implication of achieving ignition on NIF for inertial fusion energy (IFE). A laser-based IFE power plant will require a repetition rate of 10-20 Hz and a 10% electrical-optical efficiency laser, as well as further advances in large-scale target fabrication, target injection and tracking, and other supporting technologies. These capabilities could lead to a prototype IFE demonstration plant in 10- to 15-years. LLNL, in partnership with other institutions, is developing a Laser Inertial Fusion Energy (LIFE) baseline design and examining various technology choices for LIFE power plant This paper will describe the unprecedented experimental capabilities of the NIF, the results achieved so far on the path toward ignition, the start of fundamental science experiments and plans to transition NIF to an international user facility providing access to researchers around the world. The paper will conclude with a discussion of LIFE, its development path and potential to enable a carbon-free clean energy future.

Moses, E

2011-03-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Video Gallery of the National Ignition Facility  

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NIF houses the worlds largest and highest-energy laser, which has the goal of achieving nuclear fusion and energy gain in the laboratory for the first time - in essence, creating a miniature star on Earth. NIF, a program of the DOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) focuses the intense energy of 192 giant laser beams on a BB-sized target filled with hydrogen fuel, fusing the hydrogen atoms' nuclei and releasing many times more energy than it took to initiate the fusion reaction. NIF is capable of creating temperatures and pressures similar to those that exist only in the cores of stars and giant planets and inside nuclear weapons. Achieving nuclear fusion in the laboratory is at the heart of three complementary missions: 1) Helping ensure the nations security without nuclear weapons testing; 2) Blazing the path to a safe, virtually unlimited, carbon-free energy future; and 3) Achieving breakthroughs in a wide variety of scientific disciplines, including astrophysics, materials science, the use of lasers in medicine, radioactive and hazardous waste treatment, particle physics and X-ray and neutron science [taken, with editing, from https://lasers.llnl.gov/about/]. NIFs Video Gallery presents several narrated clips from the construction phase and short videos about the science behind NIF. These include, The Power of Light, From the Sun to a Sun, and A Legacy of Lasers. One of the videos allows the user to watch a synthetic seed crystal grow into an 800 pound potassium dihydrogen phosphate (KDP) crystal for use in the facility. The most unique clip is Stellar Gest, the narration of a poem by Charan Sue Wollard, Poet Laureate for the city of Livermore, home of Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and NIF.

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Back to School at the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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Back to School at the National Labs Back to School at the National Labs Back to School at the National Labs August 20, 2013 - 5:19pm Addthis Intern Aleksander Navratil, Carroll College, is setting up to perform viscosity measurements of engine oil formulations for an Argonne National Laboratory program researching oils and additives to improve engine efficiency and reduce emissions. | Photo courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory. Intern Aleksander Navratil, Carroll College, is setting up to perform viscosity measurements of engine oil formulations for an Argonne National Laboratory program researching oils and additives to improve engine efficiency and reduce emissions. | Photo courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory. Ben Dotson Ben Dotson Project Coordinator for Digital Reform, Office of Public Affairs

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National Labs Open Doors to Displaced Japanese Researchers | Department of  

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National Labs Open Doors to Displaced Japanese Researchers National Labs Open Doors to Displaced Japanese Researchers National Labs Open Doors to Displaced Japanese Researchers July 5, 2011 - 1:42pm Addthis Maiko Kofu, Atsushi Nagoe and Osamu Yamamuro examine their sample attached to the end of the cryostat stick after running an experiment at Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Spallation Neutron Source. | Department of Energy Photo | Courtesy of Oak Ridge National Laboratory | Public Domain | Maiko Kofu, Atsushi Nagoe and Osamu Yamamuro examine their sample attached to the end of the cryostat stick after running an experiment at Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Spallation Neutron Source. | Department of Energy Photo | Courtesy of Oak Ridge National Laboratory | Public Domain | Charles Rousseaux Charles Rousseaux

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Secretary Chu Congratulates the National Renewable Energy Lab on 2011  

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the National Renewable Energy Lab on the National Renewable Energy Lab on 2011 GreenGov Presidential Award Secretary Chu Congratulates the National Renewable Energy Lab on 2011 GreenGov Presidential Award November 1, 2011 - 6:16pm Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today congratulated the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) on winning the 2011 GreenGov Presidential Award for Green Innovation. NREL's Green Data Center was recognized for its innovative design that minimizes its energy footprint and reduces costs, without compromising service quality. Announced this morning by the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), the GreenGov Presidential Awards celebrate extraordinary achievement in the pursuit of President Obama's Executive Order on Federal Leadership

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MINING PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL ENERGY TECHNOLOGY LAB - PA POC  

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SBOT 17-May-11 MINING PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL ENERGY TECHNOLOGY LAB - PA POC Larry Sullivan Telephone (412) 386-6115 Email larry.sullivan@netl.doe.gov Support Activities for Oil and...

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National Labs Open Doors to Displaced Japanese Researchers  

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The Japan Proton Accelerator Research Complex (J-PARC) has been shut down due to damage from the devastating Tohoku Earthquake in March. Our national labs are offering a helping hand... and their supercomputers.

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ASC at the Labs | National Nuclear Security Administration  

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at the Labs | National Nuclear Security Administration at the Labs | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog ASC at the Labs Home > About Us > Our Programs > Defense Programs > Future Science & Technology Programs > Office of Advanced Simulation and Computing and Institutional R&D Programs > ASC at the Labs ASC at the Labs

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Delivering Innovations That Create Jobs: National Lab Ignites...  

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Economy Funding Opportunities State & Local Government Science & Innovation Science & Technology Science Education Innovation Energy Sources Energy Usage Energy Efficiency...

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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February 8, 2013 February 8, 2013 Report spotlights Sandia's impact on New Mexico Sandia spent roughly $900 million on goods and services in fiscal year 2012 and New Mexico businesses were awarded more than $400 million, or 45 percent, of the total, according to the Labs' latest economic impact report. For more on Sandia's economic impact on the community, visit the Labs' Economic Impact website. by Nancy Salem Sandia spent roughly $900 million on goods and services in fiscal year 2012 and New Mexico businesses were awarded more than $400 million, or 45 percent, of the total, according to the Labs' latest economic impact report. US small businesses received $472.7 million in Sandia contracts, with the New Mexico share totaling $255.9 million, or 64 percent. "I am proud to say that fiscal year 2012 stood out as another consecutive

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Supercomputers: Extreme Computing at the National Labs | Department of  

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Supercomputers: Extreme Computing at the National Labs Supercomputers: Extreme Computing at the National Labs Supercomputers: Extreme Computing at the National Labs September 4, 2013 - 1:08pm Addthis Titan 1 of 5 Titan Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Titan has a theoretical peak performance of more than 20 petaflops, or more than 20 quadrillion calculations per second. This will enable researchers across the scientific arena, from materials to climate change to astrophysics, to acquire unparalleled accuracy in their simulations and achieve research breakthroughs more rapidly than ever before. Titan is currently the second fastest supercomputer in the world. Image: Courtesy of Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Sequoia 2 of 5 Sequoia Sequoia is a 20 petaflop, that is 20 quadrillion floating point operations per second, IBM BlueGene/Q system at Lawrence Livermore National

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Lab Spotlight: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory  

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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Designing Biocompatible Microelectronics Pioneering work with polymer-based microfabrication methods at Lawrence Livermore National...

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Transformative Battery Technology at the National Labs | Department of  

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Transformative Battery Technology at the National Labs Transformative Battery Technology at the National Labs Transformative Battery Technology at the National Labs January 17, 2012 - 10:45am Addthis Vince Battaglia leads a behind-the-scenes tour of Berkeley Lab's Batteries for Advanced Transportation Technologies Program where researchers aim to improve batteries upon which the range, efficiency, and power of tomorrow's electric cars will depend. Michael Hess Michael Hess Former Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? Berkeley's Batteries for Advanced Transportation Technologies Program is developing lithium-ion technology to power a vehicle for 300 miles. Lithium-sulfur and lithium-air are "unknown known" technologies for the future of electric vehicle batteries.

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Transformative Battery Technology at the National Labs | Department of  

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Transformative Battery Technology at the National Labs Transformative Battery Technology at the National Labs Transformative Battery Technology at the National Labs January 17, 2012 - 10:45am Addthis Vince Battaglia leads a behind-the-scenes tour of Berkeley Lab's Batteries for Advanced Transportation Technologies Program where researchers aim to improve batteries upon which the range, efficiency, and power of tomorrow's electric cars will depend. Michael Hess Michael Hess Former Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? Berkeley's Batteries for Advanced Transportation Technologies Program is developing lithium-ion technology to power a vehicle for 300 miles. Lithium-sulfur and lithium-air are "unknown known" technologies for the future of electric vehicle batteries.

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Power conditioning development for the National Ignition Facility  

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF) is a high energy glass laser system and target chamber that will be used for research in inertial confinement fusion. The 192 beams of the NIF laser system are pumped by over 8600 Xenon flashlamps. The power conditioning system for NIF must deliver nearly 300 MJ of energy to the flashlamps in a cost effective and reliable manner. The present system design has over 200 capacitive energy storage modules that store approximately 1.7 MJ each and deliver that energy through a single switch assembly to 20 parallel sets of two series flashlamps. Although there are many possible system designs, few will meet the aggressive cost goals necessary to make the system affordable. Sandia National Laboratory (SNL) and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) are developing the system and component technologies that will be required to build the power conditioning system for the National Ignition Facility. This paper will describe the ongoing development activities for the NIF power conditioning system.

Newton, M.A.; Larson, D.W. [Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA (United States); Wilson, J.M.; Harjes, H.C.; Savage, M.E. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States); Anderson, R.L. [American Controls, Inc., San Diego, CA (United States)

1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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Energy.gov » Recent News from the National Labs Energy.gov » Recent News from the National Labs Recent News from the National Labs RSS December 24, 2013 The Energy Department's Los Alamos National Lab is tracking Santa Claus as he circles the globe the night before Christmas. Tracking Santa With Our Eyes in the Sky The Energy Department's Los Alamos National Lab is tracking Santa Claus as he circles the globe the night before Christmas. December 18, 2013 Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory study the microbial interactions in the plant root systems, the rhizosphere. The rhizosphere represents a critical zone where plant roots, microbes and minerals interface, and where biogeochemical weathering provides nutrients to plants. This research program will broaden our understanding of the biogeochemistry of plant-microbe-soil interactions. Shown are the spores of an opportunistic soil fungus Penicillium sp. that associates with the plant roots, microbial biofilms and soil minerals. | Photo courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

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National Ignition Facility Project Completion and Control System Status  

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF) is the world's largest and most energetic laser experimental system providing a scientific center to study inertial confinement fusion (ICF) and matter at extreme energy densities and pressures. Completed in 2009, NIF is a stadium-sized facility containing a 1.8-MJ, 500-TW 192-beam ultraviolet laser and target chamber. A cryogenic tritium target system and suite of optical, X-ray and nuclear diagnostics will support experiments in a strategy to achieve fusion ignition starting in 2010. Automatic control of NIF is performed by the large-scale Integrated Computer Control System (ICCS), which is implemented by 2 MSLOC of Java and Ada running on 1300 front-end processors and servers. The ICCS framework uses CORBA distribution for interoperation between heterogeneous languages and computers. Laser setup is guided by a physics model and shots are coordinated by data-driven distributed workflow engines. The NIF information system includes operational tools and a peta-scale repository for provisioning experimental results. This paper discusses results achieved and the effort now underway to conduct full-scale operations and prepare for ignition.

Van Arsdall, P J; Azevedo, S G; Beeler, R G; Bryant, R M; Carey, R W; Demaret, R D; Fisher, J M; Frazier, T M; Lagin, L J; Ludwigsen, A P; Marshall, C D; Mathisen, D G; Reed, R K

2009-10-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Eight National Labs Offer Streamlined Partnership Agreements to Help  

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Eight National Labs Offer Streamlined Partnership Agreements to Eight National Labs Offer Streamlined Partnership Agreements to Help Industry Bring New Technologies to Market Eight National Labs Offer Streamlined Partnership Agreements to Help Industry Bring New Technologies to Market February 23, 2012 - 12:38pm Addthis Washington, D.C. - Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced that eight of the Department's national laboratories will participate in a pilot initiative to make it easier for private companies to utilize the laboratories' research capabilities. The program will harness America's unique advantages in innovation to create jobs and accelerate the development of new clean energy technologies. "The Agreements for Commercializing Technology will cut red tape for businesses and startups interested in working with our nation's crown

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National Lab 'Flips Switch' on East Coast's Largest Solar Array |  

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National Lab 'Flips Switch' on East Coast's Largest Solar Array National Lab 'Flips Switch' on East Coast's Largest Solar Array National Lab 'Flips Switch' on East Coast's Largest Solar Array November 21, 2011 - 12:16pm Addthis An aerial view of the 32-megawatt photovoltaic array of the Long Island Solar Farm, which will produce enough energy to power up to 4,500 local homes. The central Brookhaven National Laboratory campus is seen at left. An aerial view of the 32-megawatt photovoltaic array of the Long Island Solar Farm, which will produce enough energy to power up to 4,500 local homes. The central Brookhaven National Laboratory campus is seen at left. Liisa O'Neill Liisa O'Neill Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? The 32-megawatt Long Island Solar Farm Project will produce enough

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Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs | Department  

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Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs November 4, 2013 - 4:00pm Addthis Research Support Facility 1 of 3 Research Support Facility At the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the Research Support Facility (RSF) houses about 1,300 federal employees and is one of the largest net-zero office buildings in the world -- meaning it produces as much energy as it consumes. Energy efficiency features at the RSF include daylighting, low-emissivity windows, building orientation, and super insulation. Image: Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Date taken: 2010-08-17 12:00 Illinois Accelerator Research Center 2 of 3 Illinois Accelerator Research Center The 83,000 square-foot Illinois Accelerator Research Center, a new building

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Energy Efficiency at the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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Energy Efficiency at the National Labs Energy Efficiency at the National Labs Energy Efficiency at the National Labs Addthis Research Support Facility 1 of 3 Research Support Facility At the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the Research Support Facility (RSF) houses about 1,300 federal employees and is one of the largest net-zero office buildings in the world -- meaning it produces as much energy as it consumes. Energy efficiency features at the RSF include daylighting, low-emissivity windows, building orientation, and super insulation. Image: Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Date taken: 2010-08-17 12:00 Illinois Accelerator Research Center 2 of 3 Illinois Accelerator Research Center The 83,000 square-foot Illinois Accelerator Research Center, a new building at Fermilab, is aiming for a LEED Gold rating from the US Green Building

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Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs | Department  

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Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs November 4, 2013 - 4:00pm Addthis Research Support Facility 1 of 3 Research Support Facility At the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the Research Support Facility (RSF) houses about 1,300 federal employees and is one of the largest net-zero office buildings in the world -- meaning it produces as much energy as it consumes. Energy efficiency features at the RSF include daylighting, low-emissivity windows, building orientation, and super insulation. Image: Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Date taken: 2010-08-17 12:00 Illinois Accelerator Research Center 2 of 3 Illinois Accelerator Research Center The 83,000 square-foot Illinois Accelerator Research Center, a new building

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SLIDESHOW: Tour the National Renewable Energy Lab's Latest Research  

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SLIDESHOW: Tour the National Renewable Energy Lab's Latest SLIDESHOW: Tour the National Renewable Energy Lab's Latest Research Center SLIDESHOW: Tour the National Renewable Energy Lab's Latest Research Center June 20, 2013 - 1:16pm Addthis The Energy Systems Integration Facility at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL. The Energy Systems Integration Facility at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL. NREL Senior Scientists Ross Larsen and Travis Kemper examine a molecular model using a 3D model at the Insight Collaboration Laboratory during a tour of the Energy Systems Integration Facility. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL. NREL Senior Scientists Ross Larsen and Travis Kemper examine a molecular

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National Labs Leading Charge on Building Better Batteries | Department of  

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Labs Leading Charge on Building Better Batteries Labs Leading Charge on Building Better Batteries National Labs Leading Charge on Building Better Batteries September 26, 2011 - 12:36pm Addthis Berkeley Lab researchers have designed a new anode -- a key component of lithium ion batteries -- made from a "tailored polymer" (pictured above at right in purple). It has a greater capacity to store energy since it can conduct electricity itself rather than using a polymer binder (such as PVDF, pictured above at left in brown) in the traditional method. Berkeley Lab researchers have designed a new anode -- a key component of lithium ion batteries -- made from a "tailored polymer" (pictured above at right in purple). It has a greater capacity to store energy since it can conduct electricity itself rather than using a polymer binder (such as

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Brookhaven National Lab Economic Impact Report  

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New York State economy Brookhaven National Laboratory and the Future of New York State's Economy Brookhaven National Laboratory's impact on New York State's (and Long Island's)...

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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Aug. 24, 2012 Aug. 24, 2012 Failure the only option at the Mechanics Lab BREAK TIME - Helena Jin and Kevin Nelson (both 8526) inspect the test setup for upcoming experiments to determine the breaking strength of weapon case lugs. (Photo by Dino Vournas) View large image. by Patti Koning For most people, breaking something is unplanned and unwelcome. But for Bonnie Antoun (8256) and the rest of the Micromechanics & Materials Mechanics Experimental Facilities staff, also known as the Mechanics Lab, it's all in a day's work. Bonnie and the rest of the staff - Wei-Yang Lu, Bo Song, Helena Jin, Kevin Connelly, Andy Kung, and Kevin Nelson (8256) - will stretch, squeeze, torque, heat, cool, and pound any material to failure. Material systems of interest include metals, ceramics, structural foams, polymers,

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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Facebook Facebook Twitter YouTube Flickr RSS Top Archive Annual Report Environmental Reports Fact Sheets Labs Accomplishments Lab News Archive Partnerships Annual Report Research Magazine Search Sandia Publications News December 13, 2013 Realizing tunable conductivity in 'tinker toy' materials Mark Allendorf (8600), left, Alec Talin and Francois Leonard (both 8656) measure the conductivity of a MOF device, shown on the monitor (upper left). The team has developed a technique that increases the electrical conductivity of one MOF by more than six orders of magnitude. (Photo by Dino Vournas) by Mike Janes Sandia researchers have devised a novel way to realize electrical conductivity in metal-organic framework (MOF) materials, a development that could have profound implications for the future of electronics, sensors,

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Lab Status via Twitter | Argonne National Laboratory  

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Lab Status via Twitter Lab Status via Twitter Employees can be notified of changes to the laboratory's operations - for example, a delayed opening due to a heavy overnight snowfall - via the "Argonnestatus" account on Twitter. The account can be set to automatically send text messages to most mobile phones and PDAs. In addition to a short description of any changes in laboratory operations, messages may contain links to additional, detailed information. Only messages about changes in laboratory business hours will be sent. Most mobile communication devices can receive Twitter updates; instructions for receiving Argonne Status updates by phone are below. Any applicable text messaging charges from your provider are your responsibility. The Twitter Web site has basic information about the free online service.

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The First Experiments on the National Ignition Facility  

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A first set of laser-plasma interaction, hohlraum energetics and hydrodynamic experiments have been performed using the first 4 beams of the National Ignition Facility (NIF), in support of indirect drive Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF) and High Energy Density Physics (HEDP). In parallel, a robust set of optical and x-ray spectrometers, interferometer, calorimeters and imagers have been activated. The experiments have been undertaken with laser powers and energies of up to 8 TW and 17 kJ in flattop and shaped 1-9 ns pulses focused with various beam smoothing options.

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NNSA labs, sites receive DOE Sustainability Awards | National Nuclear  

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labs, sites receive DOE Sustainability Awards | National Nuclear labs, sites receive DOE Sustainability Awards | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > NNSA Blog > NNSA labs, sites receive DOE Sustainability Awards NNSA labs, sites receive DOE Sustainability Awards Posted By Office of Public Affairs In keeping with NNSA's commitment to improving the way it does business,

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Supercomputing and Advanced Computing at the National Labs | Department of  

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Energy.gov » Supercomputing and Advanced Computing at the National Energy.gov » Supercomputing and Advanced Computing at the National Labs Supercomputing and Advanced Computing at the National Labs RSS September 30, 2013 Lab Breakthrough: Supercomputing Power to Accelerate Fossil Energy Research Learn how a new supercomputer at the National Energy Technology Laboratory will accelerate research into the next generation of fossil fuel systems. September 26, 2013 Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. INFOGRAPHIC: Everything You Need to Know About Supercomputers In our newest infographic, we explain some of the complex terms associated with the speed, storage and processing on supercomputers; the game changing work being done with them; and the top 8 supercomputers that call the

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National Lab Celebrates a Century of Science | Department of Energy  

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National Lab Celebrates a Century of Science National Lab Celebrates a Century of Science National Lab Celebrates a Century of Science October 13, 2010 - 1:00pm Addthis Washington, DC - On the occasion of its 100th anniversary, the Office of Fossil Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) today launched its Regional University Alliance (NETL-RUA) and dedicated the Energy Challenge, an interactive energy exhibit for kids, with an event at the Carnegie Science Center. Energy Challenge is an interactive kiosk that quizzes players on sources of energy, the science behind energy, and ways to use it wisely in daily life. The exhibit will be located on the fourth floor of the Carnegie Science Center and will be included in general admission. NETL-RUA combines the best qualities of two fascinating worlds: NETL's

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Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Lab to Dramatically  

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Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Lab to Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Lab to Dramatically Increase Use of Clean, Renewable Energy Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Lab to Dramatically Increase Use of Clean, Renewable Energy October 30, 2007 - 4:21pm Addthis New "Green Building," Biomass and Solar Facilities to Transform how NREL Uses Power GOLDEN, CO- U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Samuel W. Bodman today participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for a highly efficient and "green" Research Support Facility, and announced two major renewable power projects at the Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). These projects further President Bush's to increase the use of clean, renewable energy and maximize energy efficiency across the federal

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The national ignition facility: early operational experience with a large Ada control system  

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF) currently under construction at the University of California Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is a 192-beam, 1.8-Megajoule, 500-Terawatt laser being built by the Department of Energy and the National ...

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National Lab Scientists Win Nobel Recognition | Department of Energy  

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Lab Scientists Win Nobel Recognition Lab Scientists Win Nobel Recognition National Lab Scientists Win Nobel Recognition October 6, 2011 - 3:46pm Addthis Dr. Saul Perlmutter, who won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics, heads the Supernova Cosmology Project at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. It was this team along with the High-z Supernova Search Team which found evidence of the accelerating expansion of the universe. Dr. Saul Perlmutter, who won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics, heads the Supernova Cosmology Project at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. It was this team along with the High-z Supernova Search Team which found evidence of the accelerating expansion of the universe. Charles Rousseaux Charles Rousseaux Senior Writer, Office of Science Science is all about opening eyes and expanding horizons. This week,

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National Lab 'Flips Switch' on East Coast's Largest Solar Array |  

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Lab 'Flips Switch' on East Coast's Largest Solar Array Lab 'Flips Switch' on East Coast's Largest Solar Array National Lab 'Flips Switch' on East Coast's Largest Solar Array November 21, 2011 - 12:16pm Addthis An aerial view of the 32-megawatt photovoltaic array of the Long Island Solar Farm, which will produce enough energy to power up to 4,500 local homes. The central Brookhaven National Laboratory campus is seen at left. An aerial view of the 32-megawatt photovoltaic array of the Long Island Solar Farm, which will produce enough energy to power up to 4,500 local homes. The central Brookhaven National Laboratory campus is seen at left. Liisa O'Neill Liisa O'Neill Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? The 32-megawatt Long Island Solar Farm Project will produce enough

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National Lab Technology Transfer Making a Difference | Department of Energy  

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National Lab Technology Transfer Making a Difference National Lab Technology Transfer Making a Difference National Lab Technology Transfer Making a Difference August 28, 2013 - 11:10am Addthis Incorporation of a new CO2 sorbent into commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems will save energy and reduce operating costs. HVAC is one of the largest consumers of electric power in the United States, responsible for more than half of the load on the electric grid in many major cities. NETL work has led to a patented CO2 sorbent that has now been licensed commercially. Incorporation of a new CO2 sorbent into commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems will save energy and reduce operating costs. HVAC is one of the largest consumers of electric power in the United

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Partnering with National Labs Brings Cutting Edge Technology to Market |  

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Partnering with National Labs Brings Cutting Edge Technology to Partnering with National Labs Brings Cutting Edge Technology to Market Partnering with National Labs Brings Cutting Edge Technology to Market October 13, 2011 - 4:11pm Addthis The inside of the specimen/vacuum chamber of NREL's FEI Nova 200 dual beam electron microscope used to analyze the topography of materials such as Innovalight's Silicon Ink. The instrument is used to produce site-specific sections for high spatial microstructural analysis. The inside of the specimen/vacuum chamber of NREL's FEI Nova 200 dual beam electron microscope used to analyze the topography of materials such as Innovalight's Silicon Ink. The instrument is used to produce site-specific sections for high spatial microstructural analysis. Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs

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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley Lab | Open Energy  

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Implosion dynamics measurements at the National Ignition Facility  

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Measurements have been made of the in-flight dynamics of imploding capsules indirectly driven by laser energies of 1-1.7 MJ at the National Ignition Facility [Miller et al., Nucl. Fusion 44, 228 (2004)]. These experiments were part of the National Ignition Campaign [Landen et al., Phys. Plasmas 18, 051002 (2011)] to iteratively optimize the inputs required to achieve thermonuclear ignition in the laboratory. Using gated or streaked hard x-ray radiography, a suite of ablator performance parameters, including the time-resolved radius, velocity, mass, and thickness, have been determined throughout the acceleration history of surrogate gas-filled implosions. These measurements have been used to establish a dynamically consistent model of the ablative drive history and shell compressibility throughout the implosion trajectory. First results showed that the peak velocity of the original 1.3-MJ Ge-doped polymer (CH) point design using Au hohlraums reached only 75% of the required ignition velocity. Several capsule, hohlraum, and laser pulse changes were then implemented to improve this and other aspects of implosion performance and a dedicated effort was undertaken to test the sensitivity of the ablative drive to the rise time and length of the main laser pulse. Changing to Si rather than Ge-doped inner ablator layers and increasing the pulse length together raised peak velocity to 93% {+-} 5% of the ignition goal using a 1.5 MJ, 420 TW pulse. Further lengthening the pulse so that the laser remained on until the capsule reached 30% (rather than 60%-70%) of its initial radius, reduced the shell thickness and improved the final fuel {rho}R on companion shots with a cryogenic hydrogen fuel layer. Improved drive efficiency was observed using U rather than Au hohlraums, which was expected, and by slowing the rise time of laser pulse, which was not. The effect of changing the Si-dopant concentration and distribution, as well as the effect of using a larger initial shell thickness were also examined, both of which indicated that instabilities seeded at the ablation front are a significant source of hydrodynamic mix into the central hot spot. Additionally, a direct test of the surrogacy of cryogenic fuel layered versus gas-filled targets was performed. Together all these measurements have established the fundamental ablative-rocket relationship describing the dependence of implosion velocity on fractional ablator mass remaining. This curve shows a lower-than-expected ablator mass at a given velocity, making the capsule more susceptible to feedthrough of instabilities from the ablation front into the fuel and hot spot. This combination of low velocity and low ablator mass indicates that reaching ignition on the NIF will require >20 {mu}m ({approx}10%) thicker targets and laser powers at or beyond facility limits.

Hicks, D. G.; Meezan, N. B.; Dewald, E. L.; Mackinnon, A. J.; Callahan, D. A.; Doeppner, T.; Benedetti, L. R.; Bradley, D. K.; Celliers, P. M.; Clark, D. S.; Di Nicola, P.; Dixit, S. N.; Dzenitis, E. G.; Eggert, J. E.; Farley, D. R.; Glenn, S. M.; Glenzer, S. H.; Hamza, A. V.; Heeter, R. F.; Holder, J. P. [Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94550 (United States); and others

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ASP Historic Site 2011 | Brookhaven National Lab  

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BNL Home APS Historic Site 2011 The American Physical Society (APS) will commemorate Brookhaven National Laboratory as a historic site in the advancement of the field of physics....

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Industrial Business Development - Los Alamos National Lab ...  

Los Alamos National Laboratory, an af?rmative action/ equal opportunity employer, is operated by the University of California for the U.S. Department of Energy under

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Los National Alamos Lab: Connections Newsletter  

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accreditation for its entire district. Read more Santa Fe Community College Offers New Welding Program Due to increased national and local demand (including LANL and Caterpillar...

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Sandia National Labs: PCNSC: News: Featured Projects  

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Projects The Physical, Chemical, and Nano Sciences Center provides science-based solutions for the mission needs of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), as well as...

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Monitoring Environmental Cleanup at Brookhaven National Lab  

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Compensation, and Liability Act environmental cleanup activities at Brookhaven National Laboratory comply with the Record of Decision (ROD) for each project. (A ROD...

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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service approach he instilled in his staff, elicited praise from all levels of management at Sandia and from his peers across the nation's nuclear weapons enterprise....

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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June 1, 2012 June 1, 2012 Small worlds come into focus with new Sandia instrument PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORS Paul Kotula, left, and Ping Lu (both 1822) show off Sandia's new aberration-corrected scanning transmission electron microscope, which has a unique combination of X-ray detectors and very high resolution and is capable of doing analyses in far less time than the Labs' older analytic microscope. (Photo by Randy Montoya) View large image. by Sue Major Holmes Paul Kotula recently told a colleague at another laboratory that Sandia's new aberration-corrected scanning transmission electron microscope (AC-STEM) was like a Lamborghini with James Bond features. The $3.2 million FEI Titan G2 8200 Sandia accepted in February is 50 to 100 times better than what went before in terms of resolution and the time it

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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June 15, 2012 June 15, 2012 Follow the sun: Sandia solar-tracking technology fuels global business WEATHERWISE - Tim Leonard, right, owner of Precision Solar Technologies Corp., and the company's project engineer, Tony Louderbough, do final adjustments on the instrumentation of a trailer-mounted solar weather station, called the Prospector Mule, at Sandia Labs. Precision Solar uses a tracking technology developed at Sandia. (Photo by Randy Montoya) View large image. by Nancy Salem In the 1980s Tim Leonard was busy programming computers at Sandia, unaware that just down the hall work was going on that would change his life. Tim was in the wind energy group, steps away from the people in solar energy. One of them was Alex Maish, starting his pet project, a low-cost, high-precision tracking technology to continuously move solar panels into

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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October 4, 2013 October 4, 2013 Stronglinks: Mechanisms that help ensure nuclear weapons remain safe INSPECTION - Ray Ely, left, and Dennis Kuchar (both 2613) inspect launch accelerometer hardware before assembling units for critical flight tests. Their work is part of Sandia's long-time effort on stronglinks. (Photo by Randy Montoya) by Sue Major Holmes Three engineers lean over a workbench in a lab for Sandia's Integrated Surety Mechanisms, adjusting levers on a scale model as they check a design. In this case, the plastic model is several times larger than the real thing - tiny weapon parts that are hand-assembled, sometimes using a microscope and tweezers. NNSA's Kansas City Plant has built its 1,000th stronglink for the W76-1's arming, fuzing, and firing (AF&F) system. A stronglink mechanism

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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August 23, 2013 August 23, 2013 New initiative will bolster infrastructure for hydrogen vehicles by MIke Janes The broad public and government interest in renewable energy and the hope for a zero-emission transportation future seem to be at an all-time high. So what is the remaining hurdle to overcome before we see widespread adoption of clean, hydrogen-powered vehicles on the road? In a word: infrastructure. For hydrogen-based vehicles, very little infrastructure currently exists. But that could change soon, and Sandia's Center for Infrastructure Research and Innovation (CIRI) on the Livermore Valley Open Campus (LVOC) hopes to contribute in a big way. Daniel Dedrick (8367), the Labs' hydrogen program manager, calls CIRI a "collaboration facility" modeled on the success of the Combustion

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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May 17, 2013 May 17, 2013 Sandia Wounded Warriors discover they were united in battle years ago BROTHERS IN ARMS - Jason Shelton (2998), left, and John Bailon (5627) reminisce while walking in terrain at Sandia Labs that reminds them of Iraq. They both fought for the US military in Operation Iraqi Freedom. (Photo by Randy Montoya) by Nancy Salem Jason Shelton and John Bailon left a recent Sandia Military Support Committee meeting side by side, sharing stories of combat in Iraq. John (5627) talked about a day in the summer of 2005 when his Marine unit was called to help a small Joint Special Operations team holed up and taking mortar and gunfire in a house next to a school booby-trapped with explosives. The hair stood up on Jason's neck. "It sounded really familiar," Jason (2998) says. "I asked if the

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Sandia National Labs: PCNSC: IBA Table  

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Home Home About Us Departments Radiation, Nano Materials, & Interface Sciences > Radiation & Solid Interactions > Nanomaterials Sciences > Surface & Interface Sciences Semiconductor & Optical Sciences Energy Sciences Small Science Cluster Business Office News Partnering Research Ion Beam Analysis (IBA) Periodic Table (HTML) IBA Table (HTML) | IBA Table (135KB GIF) | IBA Table (1.2MB PDF) | IBA Table (33MB TIF) | Heavy Ion Backscattering Spectrometry (HIBS) | Virtual Lab Tour (6MB) The purpose of this table is to quickly give the visitor to this site information on the sensitivity, depth of analysis and depth resolution of most of the modern ion beam analysis techniques in a single easy to use format: a periodic table. Note that you can click on each panel of this

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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June 29, 2012 June 29, 2012 Sandia wins four R&D 100 Awards by Neal Singer Winners include Sandia Cooler, neutristor, solar glitter,and digital microfluidics hub Sandia researchers - competing in an international pool of universities, corporations and government labs - captured four prestigious R&D 100 Awards in this year's contest. R&D Magazine presents the awards each year to researchers who its editors and independent judging panels determine havedeveloped the year's 100 most outstanding advances in applied technologies. An awards banquet will be held Nov. 1 in Orlando, Fla. The awards, with their focus on practical impact rather than pure research, reward entrants on their products' design, development, testing,and production. The Chicago Tribune once described the contest as "the Oscars

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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26, 2013 26, 2013 Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. INFOGRAPHIC: Everything You Need to Know About Supercomputers In our newest infographic, we explain some of the complex terms associated with the speed, storage and processing on supercomputers; the game changing work being done with them; and the top 8 supercomputers that call the National Labs home. September 25, 2013 Dr. Erich Strohmaier, of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, presents data from the TOP500 list of supercomputers. | Photo courtesy of Berkeley Lab. 10 Questions for a Scientist: Erich Strohmaier Dr. Erich Strohmaier discusses the evolution of the TOP500 list of supercomputers, his own career and where the field of high performance

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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL):Livermore Lab Report  

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Livermore Lab Report News Center Around the Lab Contacts For Reporters Livermore Lab Report News Archive News Releases Social Media & Multi Media Livermore Lab Report A weekly...

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The Neutron Imaging System Fielded at the National Ignition Facility  

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A neutron imaging diagnostic has recently been commissioned at the National Ignition Facility (NIF). This new system is an important diagnostic tool for inertial fusion studies at the NIF for measuring the size and shape of the burning DT plasma during the ignition stage of Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF) implosions. The imaging technique utilizes a pinhole neutron aperture, placed between the neutron source and a neutron detector. The detection system measures the two dimensional distribution of neutrons passing through the pinhole. This diagnostic has been designed to collect two images at two times. The long flight path for this diagnostic, 28 m, results in a chromatic separation of the neutrons, allowing the independently timed images to measure the source distribution for two neutron energies. Typically the first image measures the distribution of the 14 MeV neutrons and the second image of the 6-12 MeV neutrons. The combination of these two images has provided data on the size and shape of the burning plasma within the compressed capsule, as well as a measure of the quantity and spatial distribution of the cold fuel surrounding this core.

Merrill, F E; Buckles, R; Clark, D D; Danly, C R; Drury, O B; Dzenitis, J M; Fatherley, V E; Fittinghoff, D N; Gallegos, R; Grim, G P; Guler, N; Loomis, E N; Lutz, S; Malone, R M; Martinson, D D; Mares, D; Morley, D J; Morgan, G L; Oertel, J A; Tregillis, I L; Volegov, P L; Weiss, P B; Wilde, C H

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Visualization of Target Inspection data at the National Ignition Facility  

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As the National Ignition Facility continues its campaign to achieve ignition, new methods and tools will be required to measure the quality of the target capsules used to achieve this goal. Techniques have been developed to measure capsule surface features using a phase-shifting diffraction interferometer and Leica Microsystems confocal microscope. These instruments produce multi-gigabyte datasets which consist of tens to hundreds of files. Existing software can handle viewing a small subset of an entire dataset, but none can view a dataset in its entirety. Additionally, without an established mode of transport that keeps the target capsules properly aligned throughout the assembly process, a means of aligning the two dataset coordinate systems is needed. The goal of this project is to develop web based software utilizing WebGL which will provide high level overview visualization of an entire dataset, with the capability to retrieve finer details on demand, in addition to facilitating alignment of multiple datasets with one another based on common features that have been visually identified by users of the system.

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Special Feature: National Security & Public Safety at the National Labs |  

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Special Feature: National Security & Public Safety at the National Special Feature: National Security & Public Safety at the National Labs Special Feature: National Security & Public Safety at the National Labs December 4, 2013 - 4:10pm Addthis In the photo above, a robot investigates a bomb threat at an arcade during the 2013 Robot Rodeo at Sandia Labs. The operators are not allowed to turn on the lights or turn off the machines, complicating the operation. | Photo by Randy Montoya, Sandia National Laboratories. In the photo above, a robot investigates a bomb threat at an arcade during the 2013 Robot Rodeo at Sandia Labs. The operators are not allowed to turn on the lights or turn off the machines, complicating the operation. | Photo by Randy Montoya, Sandia National Laboratories. Ben Dotson Ben Dotson Project Coordinator for Digital Reform, Office of Public Affairs

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Los Alamos National Laboratory participates in National Lab Day to increase  

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LANL participates in National Lab Day LANL participates in National Lab Day Los Alamos National Laboratory participates in National Lab Day to increase awareness of science across the nation Connecting teachers and students with scientists, engineers, mathematicians, and industry professionals across the country is the goal of National Lab Day. April 29, 2010 Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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was the standard from a wiring closet to a desktop, remote areas such as the National Solar Thermal Test Facility have high-speed communications for the first time. The only...

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SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory - Berkeley Lab Director...  

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to give a science talk as part of the commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. In preparing for the talk, I took the opportunity to...

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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March 22, 2013 March 22, 2013 'Taking it to the next level' for biodefense SPIN DOCTORS - From left,Sandia's Matt Piccini (8621), Chung-Yan Koh (8621), and Anup Singh (8620) lead the SpinDx team. The hope is that a new NIH-funded project that takes advantage of SpinDx technology will take the device to a new level and result in a point-of-care instrument that can detect a suite of biothreat agents. (Photo by Jeff McMillan) by Mike Janes Latest NIH award aims for instrument capable of detecting botulinum, ricin, anthrax, other agents of concern First, in the early 1990s, came MicroChemLab. Then, in the early-to-mid 2000s, the "saliva device" and a follow-up technology, RapiDx. Those microfluidics-based platforms eventually led to SpinDx, unveiled earlier this summer as the latest in a line of medical diagnostic tools developed

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Sandia National Labs: PCNSC: Departments: Nanomaterials Sciences  

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Carlos Gutierrez Carlos Gutierrez Carlos Gutierrez Acting Manager Resources Department Outlook Calendar (PCs only) Link for others: Outlook Public Folders/ All Public Folders/ VP-01000/ Centers/ 01100/ 01112/ 01112 Calendar" 01112 Sharepoint Diamond Coatings Socorro DFT Code Departments Nanomaterials Sciences The Nanomaterials Sciences Department develops innovative science to enable integrated self-powered sensors and actuators for national security needs and provides a basis for a secure national energy future. In order to accomplish this vision, the department performs fundamental research in the areas of sensors and actuators, energy storage and delivery, energy conversion and harvesting, device integration and energy transport, solid state lighting, and the role of defects in all of these broad category

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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September 18, 2012 September 18, 2012 Supercomputers like this petascale computer, Jaguar, at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are helping researchers build and experiment with next-generation nuclear reactors. Jaguar powers the virtual reactor at the Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors (CASL). | Photo courtesy of Oak Ridge National Lab. #LabChat: Supercomputing Our Way to the Future, Sept. 19 at 1:30 pm EDT Ask your questions about high-performance modeling software, uses of advanced computing in industry, or the insanely fast hardware that runs it all. September 17, 2012 Winners of the 2011 Regional Science Bowl competition (hosted in partnership with the University of Texas - Pan American) pose at the national competition in Washington, DC. | Courtesy of the University of Texas - Pan American HESTEC Program.

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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January 25, 2013 January 25, 2013 Zombie' cells may outperform live ones as catalysts and conductors Zombie cell, first stage - Only moderately heated, the cell is now pure silica, and needed to be coated in gold for a scanning electron microscope to image it. (Image courtesy of Bryan Kaehr) by Neal Singer Sandia researchers have created "zombie" mammalian cells that may function better after they die. The simple technique uses a silica solution to coat a cell's insides to form a near-perfect replica of its internal structure. The process opens the door to simplifying a wide variety of commercial fabrication processes from the nano- to macroscale. The work, reported in a fall issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), uses the nanoscopic organelles and other tiny

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NNSA National Labs, Y-12 Earn 11 R&D 100 Awards | National Nuclear Security  

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Labs, Y-12 Earn 11 R&D 100 Awards | National Nuclear Security Labs, Y-12 Earn 11 R&D 100 Awards | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > Media Room > Press Releases > NNSA National Labs, Y-12 Earn 11 R&D ... Press Release NNSA National Labs, Y-12 Earn 11 R&D 100 Awards Jul 9, 2013 WASHINGTON, D.C. - Four National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

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National Ignition Facility and Managing Location, Component, and State  

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF) at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is a stadium-sized facility that contains a 192-beam, 1.8-Megajoule, 500-Terawatt, ultraviolet laser system coupled with a 10-meter diameter target chamber. There are over 6,200 Line Replaceable Units (LRUs) comprised of more than 104,000 serialized parts that make up the NIF. Each LRU is a modular unit typically composed of a mechanical housing, laser optics (glass, lenses, or mirrors), and utilities. To date, there are more than 120,000 data sets created to characterize the attributes of these parts. Greater than 51,000 Work Permits have been issued to install, maintain, and troubleshoot the components. One integrated system is used to manage these data, and more. The Location Component and State (LoCoS) system is a web application built using Java Enterprise Edition technologies and is accessed by over 1,200 users. It is either directly or indirectly involved with each aspect of NIF work activity, and interfaces with ten external systems including the Integrated Computer Control System (ICCS) and the Laser Performance Operations Model (LPOM). Besides providing business functionality, LoCoS also acts as the NIF enterprise service bus. In this role, numerous integration approaches had to be adopted including: file exchange, database sharing, queuing, and web services in order to accommodate various business, technical, and security requirements. Architecture and implementation decisions are discussed.

Foxworthy, C; Fung, T; Beeler, R; Li, J; Dugorepec, J; Chang, C

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NETL: News Release - National Labs to Strengthen Natural Gas Pipeline's  

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National Labs to Strengthen Natural Gas Pipelines' Integrity, Reliability National Labs to Strengthen Natural Gas Pipelines' Integrity, Reliability DOE Receives 24 Proposals, Valued at Half Billion Dollars, For Technologies to Improve Power Plants, Cut Emissions MORGANTOWN, WV - To identify and develop advanced technology for the nation's natural gas pipelines, the Energy Department is calling upon the national labs to assist private industry in developing innovative technologies that establish a framework for future natural gas transmission and distribution systems. The laboratories will help 11 government-industry cost-shared projects, many of which center around detection devices designed to prevent pipeline damage, DOE selected earlier this year (see May 31, 2001, announcement). DOE estimates that natural gas consumption will increase by 60 percent by 2020, placing an unaccustomed demand on the U.S.'s aging natural gas infrastructure. The already-selected 11 projects address that need by demonstrating robotics and other sophisticated ways of bolstering strength, and, therefore, the integrity and reliability of the pipelines the crisscross the country.

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Secretary Chu visits Sandia National Labs | National Nuclear...  

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Mayor Richard Berry on a tour of Sandia National Laboratories' National Solar Thermal Test Facility, which is working to advance industry collaboration on clean energy...

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Secretary Chu visits Sandia National Labs | National Nuclear...  

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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19, 2011 19, 2011 At NREL's High-Intensity Pulse Solar Simulator, NREL's Keith Emery removes an array of multijunction solar cells produced by PV Incubator partner Solar Junction. The NREL instrument can produce the intensity of up to 90 suns. | Photo credit: Dennis Schroeder Advancing Solar Through Photovoltaic Technology Innovations A piece on a PV Technology Incubator program from the March 22 issue of the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) News. April 18, 2011 One "Cool Tool" That's Helping Repair Your DNA Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source produces x-ray light that shines a billion times bright than the sun - a tool that is giving insight insight into how cells perform the essential function of repairing damaged DNA. April 15, 2011 Blood flow visualization | Photo Courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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April 28, 2011 April 28, 2011 Chemical Theorist Greg Schenter | Photo Courtesy of PNNL 10 Questions for a Chemical Theorist: Greg Schenter Dr. Schenter works on the mathematics and physics of how molecules interact and develops mathematical models to simulate how molecules move and band together to form new materials -- projects leading to better ways to store energy. April 26, 2011 A diagram of the RHIC complex at Brookhaven National Lab | Photo Courtesy of Brookhaven National Lab's Flickr Antimatter Experiment Aboard Friday's Space Shuttle Launch The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment will sweep the skies for signs of antimatter and the even more exotic dark matter. April 25, 2011 President Obama Talks Clean Energy At Facebook Town Hall Check out this video for President Obama's comments on why investments in

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NETL: News Release - NETL to Celebrate National Lab Day  

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8, 2010 8, 2010 NETL to Celebrate National Lab Day Educational Initiative Strengthens Science Education Nationwide MORE INFO View archived Webcast Read more about National Lab Day! Morgantown, W.Va. - On May 6, 2010, scientists, engineers, and other volunteers from various sites at NETL will bring science to local middle schools in South Park, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Fairmont, WV; and Albany, OR. NETL volunteers will lead fifth-grade students at South Park (Pa.) Middle School in a series of hands-on science experiments meant to excite the students about science and interest them in future careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. The students will explore topics such as polymerization, crystallization, and acid-base chemistry in an environment that engages both their hands and minds.

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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24, 2012 24, 2012 Lab Breakthrough: Lead-free Solder Iver Anderson, Ames National Laboratory materials scientist, discusses the impact of a lead-free solder he invented 15 years ago, the road to commercialization and the lab resources that made it possible. May 24, 2012 After pitching their business plan to panels of judges at the regional semifinal and final, six teams advanced to the national competition for a chance at the cash grand prize. | Energy Department file graphic. America's Best Student Start-Up Companies Pitch for Your Vote Voting opened on May 24 for voters to review company summaries online, view their 3-minute video pitches, and then 'like' the companies they think will most positively impact America's energy future. May 23, 2012 Unlocking the Power of Energy Data

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ESnet Update Steve Cotter, Dept Head Lawrence Berkeley National Lab  

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Update Update Steve Cotter, Dept Head Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Winter 2011 Joint Techs Clemson, SC Feb 2, 2011 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory U.S. Department of Energy | Office of Science @ESnet: It's all about the Science * More bandwidth to DOE facilities and Labs at lower costs * Richer network services in support of distributed science - Develop 'network aware' integrated services that deliver 'end-to-end' high- performance data transfer, HPC/cloud computing, and science collaborative services * Carrier-class network operations providing high network availability to all DOE facilities - Seamless network interoperability across multiple network domains * Develop and deploy energy-aware and efficient networking infrastructure * Provide a networking research testbed for DOE community

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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October 7, 2011 October 7, 2011 SunShot Initiative Researcher Wins National Medal of Technology and Innovation Last week, President Obama recognized Dr. Rakesh Agrawal, who is currently a researcher with the Department's SunShot Initiative, with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation. October 6, 2011 Dr. Saul Perlmutter, who won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics, heads the Supernova Cosmology Project at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. It was this team along with the High-z Supernova Search Team which found evidence of the accelerating expansion of the universe. National Lab Scientists Win Nobel Recognition This week, Secretary Chu congratulated two scientists for their trailblazing work: Dr. Saul Perlmutter in the Energy Department's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, who was recently named the winner of

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The National Labs on Facebook | Department of Energy  

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Facebook Facebook The National Labs on Facebook The Z machine is located in Albuquerque, N.M., and is part of the Pulsed Power Program, which started at Sandia National Laboratories in the 1960s. Pulsed power is a technology that concentrates electrical energy and turns it into short pulses of enormous power, which are then used to generate X-rays and gamma rays. | Photo courtesy of Sandia National Laboratory. The Z machine is located in Albuquerque, N.M., and is part of the Pulsed Power Program, which started at Sandia National Laboratories in the 1960s. Pulsed power is a technology that concentrates electrical energy and turns it into short pulses of enormous power, which are then used to generate X-rays and gamma rays. | Photo courtesy of Sandia National Laboratory.

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Imaging VISAR diagnostic for the National Ignition Facility (NIF)  

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF) requires diagnostics to analyze high-energy density physics experiments. A VISAR (Velocity Interferometry System for Any Reflector) diagnostic has been designed to measure shock velocities, shock breakout times, and shock emission of targets with sizes from 1 to 5 mm. An 8-inch-diameter fused silica triplet lens collects light at f/3 inside the 30-foot-diameter vacuum chamber. The optical relay sends the image out an equatorial port, through a 2-inch-thick vacuum window, and into two interferometers. A 60-kW VISAR probe laser operates at 659.5 nm with variable pulse width. Special coatings on the mirrors and cutoff filters are used to reject the NIF drive laser wavelengths and to pass a band of wavelengths for VISAR, passive shock breakout light, or thermal imaging light (bypassing the interferometers). The first triplet can be no closer than 500 mm from the target chamber center and is protected from debris by a blast window that is replaced after every event. The front end of the optical relay can be temporarily removed from the equatorial port, allowing other experimenters to use that port. A unique resolution pattern has been designed to validate the VISAR diagnostic before each use. All optical lenses are on kinematic mounts so that the pointing accuracy of the optical axis can be checked. Seven CCD cameras monitor the diagnostic alignment.

Malone, R M; Bower, J R; Bradley, D K; Capelle, G A; Celeste, J R; Celliers, P M; Collins, G W; Eckart, M J; Eggert, J H; Frogget, B C; Guyton, R L; Hicks, D G; Kaufman, M I; MacGowan, B J; Montelongo, S; Ng, E W; Robinson, R B; Tunnell, T W; Watts, P W; Zapata, P G

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Frequency converter development for the National Ignition Facility  

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The design of the National Ignition Facility (NIF) incorporates a type I/type II third harmonic generator to convert the 1.053-{micro}m fundamental wavelength of the laser amplifier to a wavelength of 0.351 {micro}m for target irradiation. To understand and control the tolerances in the converter design, we have developed a comprehensive error budget that accounts for effects that are known to influence conversion efficiency, including variations in amplitude and phase of the incident laser pulse, temporal bandwidth of the incident laser pulse, crystal surface figure and bulk non-uniformities, angular alignment errors, Fresnel losses, polarization errors and crystal temperature variations. The error budget provides specifications for the detailed design of the NIF final optics assembly (FOA) and the fabrication of optical components. Validation is accomplished through both modeling and measurement, including full-scale Beamlet tests of a 37-cm aperture frequency converter in a NIF prototype final optics cell. The prototype cell incorporates full-perimeter clamping to support the crystals, and resides in a vacuum environment as per the NIF design.

Auerbach, J M; Barker, C E; Burkhart, S C; Couture, S A; DeYoreo, J J; Hackel, L A; Hibbard, R L; Liou, L W; Norton, M A; Wegner, P J; Whitman, P A

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Cryogenic thermonuclear fuel implosions on the National Ignition Facility  

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The first inertial confinement fusion implosion experiments with equimolar deuterium-tritium thermonuclear fuel have been performed on the National Ignition Facility. These experiments use 0.17 mg of fuel with the potential for ignition and significant fusion yield conditions. The thermonuclear fuel has been fielded as a cryogenic layer on the inside of a spherical plastic capsule that is mounted in the center of a cylindrical gold hohlraum. Heating the hohlraum with 192 laser beams for a total laser energy of 1.6 MJ produces a soft x-ray field with 300 eV temperature. The ablation pressure produced by the radiation field compresses the initially 2.2-mm diameter capsule by a factor of 30 to a spherical dense fuel shell that surrounds a central hot-spot plasma of 50 {mu}m diameter. While an extensive set of x-ray and neutron diagnostics has been applied to characterize hot spot formation from the x-ray emission and 14.1 MeV deuterium-tritium primary fusion neutrons, thermonuclear fuel assembly is studied by measuring the down-scattered neutrons with energies in the range of 10 to 12 MeV. X-ray and neutron imaging of the compressed core and fuel indicate a fuel thickness of (14 {+-} 3) {mu}m, which combined with magnetic recoil spectrometer measurements of the fuel areal density of (1 {+-} 0.09) g cm{sup -2} result in fuel densities approaching 600 g cm{sup -3}. The fuel surrounds a hot-spot plasma with average ion temperatures of (3.5 {+-} 0.1) keV that is measured with neutron time of flight spectra. The hot-spot plasma produces a total fusion neutron yield of 10{sup 15} that is measured with the magnetic recoil spectrometer and nuclear activation diagnostics that indicate a 14.1 MeV yield of (7.5{+-}0.1) Multiplication-Sign 10{sup 14} which is 70% to 75% of the total fusion yield due to the high areal density. Gamma ray measurements provide the duration of nuclear activity of (170 {+-} 30) ps. These indirect-drive implosions result in the highest areal densities and neutron yields achieved on laser facilities to date. This achievement is the result of the first hohlraum and capsule tuning experiments where the stagnation pressures have been systematically increased by more than a factor of 10 by fielding low-entropy implosions through the control of radiation symmetry, small hot electron production, and proper shock timing. The stagnation pressure is above 100 Gbars resulting in high Lawson-type confinement parameters of P{tau} Asymptotically-Equal-To 10 atm s. Comparisons with radiation-hydrodynamic simulations indicate that the pressure is within a factor of three required for reaching ignition and high yield. This will be the focus of future higher-velocity implosions that will employ additional optimizations of hohlraum, capsule and laser pulse shape conditions.

Glenzer, S. H.; Callahan, D. A.; MacKinnon, A. J.; Alger, E. T.; Berger, R. L.; Bernstein, L. A.; Bleuel, D. L.; Bradley, D. K.; Burkhart, S. C.; Burr, R.; Caggiano, J. A.; Castro, C.; Choate, C.; Clark, D. S.; Celliers, P.; Cerjan, C. J.; Collins, G. W.; Dewald, E. L.; DiNicola, P.; DiNicola, J. M. [Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94550 (United States); and others

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Biomoda Allowed Patent in Canada (Biomoda Inc.) Sounds better than light (R&D Mag.) Los Alamos National Laboratory seeks funding ideas (NM Business Weekly)

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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December 16, 2013 December 16, 2013 Arapaima gigas is an air-breathing fresh water fish in the Amazon Basin that swims with impunity through piranha-infested waters. | Photo courtesy of Jeff Kubina, National Geographic. Energetic Science and Piranha-Proof Armor Learn how Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source is revealing the unique structure of incredible, adaptable fish armor. December 13, 2013 Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist Roger Wiens removes the laser safety plug on the ChemCam Mast Unit, selected for the Mars Science Laboratory rover, Curiosity. Wiens removes the plug (left), while scientist Bruce Barraclough sits at the command console (right). | Photo courtesy of LeRoy Sanchez, Los Alamos National Laboratory. Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Los Alamos National Laboratory

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NIF achieves record laser energy in pursuit of fusion ignition | National  

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achieves record laser energy in pursuit of fusion ignition | National achieves record laser energy in pursuit of fusion ignition | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > NNSA Blog > NIF achieves record laser energy in pursuit ... NIF achieves record laser energy in pursuit of fusion ignition Posted By Office of Public Affairs NNSA Blog The NNSA's National Ignition Facility (NIF) surpassed a critical

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Los Alamos National Lab awards $753 million in contracts  

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LANL awards $753 million in contracts LANL awards $753 million in contracts Los Alamos National Lab awards $753 million in contracts These subcontract awards for products and professional services demonstrate the Laboratory's continued investment in New Mexico small businesses. April 16, 2009 Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials.

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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June 20, 2013 June 20, 2013 The Energy Systems Integration Facility at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL. SLIDESHOW: Tour the National Renewable Energy Lab's Latest Research Center Browse through our slideshow featuring unique elements of a new research center focused on boosting clean energy technologies. June 19, 2013 Applications powered by open energy data were on display at the Energy Datapalooza in June 2012. | Photo by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Submit Your Ideas for the NY Energy Data Jam The Energy Data Jam travels to New York City next week, and we want to hear your ideas for the next breakthrough technology built on open energy data. June 14, 2013 Earlier this week, the Energy Department hosted the second annual National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition. From Northwestern University, SiNode Systems took home the top honors | Photo courtesy of Ken Shipp, Department of Energy.

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SBOT PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL ENERGY TECHNOLOGY LAB - PA POC Larry Sullivan  

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PENNSYLVANIA PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL ENERGY TECHNOLOGY LAB - PA POC Larry Sullivan Telephone (412) 386-6115 Email larry.sullivan@netl.doe.gov ADMINISTATIVE / WASTE / REMEDIATION Facilities Support Services 561210 Employment Placement Agencies 561311 Temporary Help Services 561320 Professional Employer Organizations 561330 Document Preparation Services 561410 Security Guards and Patrol Services 561612 Security Systems Services (except Locksmiths) 561621 Janitorial Services 561720 Landscaping Services 561730 Hazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal 562211 Remediation Services 562910 Materials Recovery Facilities 562920 All Other Miscellaneous Waste Management Services 562998 CONSTRUCTION Industrial Building Construction 236210 Commercial and Institutional Building Construction 236220 Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction

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ASC at the Labs | National Nuclear Security Administration  

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& Technology Programs > Office of Advanced Simulation and Computing and Institutional R&D Programs > ASC at the Labs ASC at the Labs The problems that ASC solves for...

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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25, 2013 25, 2013 In celebration of Women's History Month, the Department of Energy is honoring some of the nation's best and brightest women in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) community. In this 1949 photo, U.S. Geological Survey mineralogist Elaine Zworykin is shown with an electron microscope, a piece of technology developed by her father, Vladimir Zworykin. Elaine had been assigned to RCA laboratories to teach researchers how to use the microscope. | Photo courtesy of Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s. Photo of the Week: Women in STEM -- Elaine Zworykin Check out our favorite energy-related photos! March 20, 2013 Sandia chemical engineer Nancy Jackson has worked in laboratories around the world to help ensure that chemicals are used safely and kept secure. The American Association for the Advancement of Science honored her with the 2013 Science Diplomacy Award. | Photo by Randy Montoya, Sandia National Lab.

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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10, 2011 10, 2011 I'll Take Argonne for $200, Alex How much do you know about Argonne? Test your knowledge on Jeopardy! March 10, 2011 Morgan State alumnus and PNNL electrical engineer Jewel Adgerson | Courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory From Gadgets to Labs: Morgan State Alum Jewel Adgerson Jewel Adgerson is an electrical engineer at the Energy Department's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and Morgan State University alum. We got to talk with her about her work with the Department's Energy Innovation Hub and her passion for building up the next generation of scientists and engineers through STEM education. March 7, 2011 Winning the Biofuel Future A research team at the Energy Department's BioEnergy Science Center achieved yet another advance in the drive toward next generation biofuels.

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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17, 2011 17, 2011 An illustration of the 2011 Chevy Volt, whose lithium-ion battery is based on technology developed at Argonne National Laboratory. | Image courtesy of General Motors. From the Lab to the Showroom: How the Electric Car Came to Life In the U.S., businesses tend to invest in research that will pay off in the short term. National laboratories are filling a gap by conducting the essential research that will change the game 10 to 20 years down the road. Learn more about how years of conducting advanced research in both the private and public sectors led to battery technology that made electric cars possible. October 17, 2011 Steps to Commercialization: Nickel Metal Hydride Batteries The Energy Department funds cutting-edge research on a broad range of

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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22, 2010 22, 2010 Chu in China: The Shared Necessity of Innovation Secretary Chu tours automotive research labs in Shanghai and gives a speech to 800 university students on the critical role that science and innovation will play in ensuring both countries' future prosperity. November 22, 2010 Thankful Recognizing the engineers and researchers who have made energy efficiency a reality over the past few decades. November 19, 2010 Why America Must Win the Supercomputing Race Without a commitment to national investment in exascale computing, the American supercomputers of the future may be labeled, "Made in China." November 19, 2010 An optical micrograph of a polymer film that self-assembles into ordered nanoscale structures. | Photo Courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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October 15, 2010 October 15, 2010 Nanoparticles grown under the irradiation of high-energy X-rays | Source: Argonne National Lab and Carnegie Institution of Washington Geek-Up[10.15.2010]: Growing Nanoparticles, Developing Plastic from Bacteria and Wireless Water Heaters A new, cheaper way to make plastics with wastewater, why we're watching nanoparticles grow in real time and wireless devices that are helping us integrate renewable energy sources into our grid. October 14, 2010 Recovery Act Provides Big Boost with a Nanoscale Focus The Center for Functional Nanomaterials is getting a new electron microscope that will be valuable for solar cell research -- one of 7 ARRA-funded additions at the Brookhaven National Laboratory facility. October 8, 2010 Make Your Mark in the 2011 Hydrogen Student Design Contest

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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27, 2011 27, 2011 University of Minnesota Boosts Studies with Wind Power University of Minnesota's new Clipper Liberty wind turbine and 426-foot tall meteorological tower will allow researchers to work on improving wind turbine efficiency and help train a new generation of engineers and technicians. October 26, 2011 John Shanklin, biochemist at Brookhaven National Laboratory, and Ed Whittle, research assistant in Shanklin's lab, with a fatty acid molecule model and plant seeds and casings in the foreground. | Courtesy of Brookhaven National Laboratory Solving the Mystery of the Billion-Dollar Bond, Double Bond Plant fatty acids are used in a vast range of products, from polymers to plastics and soaps to industrial feed stocks -- making up an estimated $150 billion market annually. A new discovery of inserting double bonds in the

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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28, 2012 28, 2012 More than 750 students and teachers (and Energy Ant!) visited Washington D.C. for the 32nd Annual NEED Youth Awards for Energy Achievement to receive awards for outstanding energy education efforts in their local communities. | Photo courtesy National Energy Education Development Project Back to School with Energy Ant Learn about some of the extraordinary - and free - resources available for teachers and students on the U.S. Energy Information Administrations's Energy Kids page. August 24, 2012 An LBNL scientist explains the properties of liquid nitrogen to students on Bring Your Sons and Daughters to Work Day. | Courtesy of Lawrence Berkeley National Lab | Credit: Roy Kaltschmidt. Top 7 Things You Didn't Know About Energy: Back-to-School Edition

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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January 13, 2012 January 13, 2012 A Livestream with our Latest Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Perlmutter presents, "Supernovae, Dark Energy and the Accelerating Universe: How the Energy Department Helped to Win (yet another) Nobel Prize." January 12, 2012 Snowflakes always have six sides, their form and shape depend on temperature and moisture -- and they may have also inspired a pathway to a new alternative source of energy. | Image courtesy of SnowCrystals.com. Snowflake Science Physicists at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory are using a device called a "snowflake divertor" to solve one of the grand challenges of magnetic fusion. December 30, 2011 Researchers at Brookhaven National Lab (BNL) are studying how radiation affects DNA, specifically a tumor-suppressor protein called p53, which deploys cell repair efforts. | Photo courtesy of National Institute of Health.

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The National Ignition Facility: The Path to a Carbon-Free Energy Future  

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF), the world's largest and most energetic laser system, is now operational at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). The NIF will enable exploration of scientific problems in national strategic security, basic science and fusion energy. One of the early NIF goals centers on achieving laboratory-scale thermonuclear ignition and energy gain, demonstrating the feasibility of laser fusion as a viable source of clean, carbon-free energy. This talk will discuss the precision technology and engineering challenges of building the NIF and those we must overcome to make fusion energy a commercial reality.

Stolz, C J

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National Ignition Facility monthly status report-January 2000  

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The Project provides for the design, procurement, construction, assembly, installation, and acceptance testing of the National Ignition Facility (NIF), an experimental inertial confinement fusion facility intended to achieve controlled thermonuclear fusion in the laboratory by imploding a small capsule containing a mixture of the hydrogen isotopes deuterium and tritium. The NIF will be constructed at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Livermore, California as determined by the Record of Decision made on December 19, 1996, as a part of the Stockpile Stewardship and Management Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement. Safety: On January 13, 2000, a worker received a back injury when a 42-in.-diameter duct fell during installation. He was taken by helicopter to the hospital and released on January 16, 2000. All work in the area was suspended, and the construction contractors went through a thorough safety review before work was started. A DOE occurrence report was filed. An independent LLNL Incident Analysis Team is reviewing the cause of the accident and will report out on March 1. A Project management review team is reviewing construction line management and safety support and will also report out on March 1. Several changes in work planning and site management have been incorporated to increase site safety. Technical Status: The general status of the technologies underlying the NIF Project remains satisfactory. The issues currently being addressed are (1) cleanliness for installation, assembly, and activation of the laser system by Systems Engineering; (2) laser glass--a second pilot run at one of the two commercial suppliers is ongoing; and (3) operational costs associated with final optics assembly (FOA) optics components--methods are being developed to mitigate 3 {omega}damage and resolve beam rotation issues. Schedule: The completion of the Title II design of laser equipment is now approximately 80% complete. The Beampath Infrastructure System is on the critical schedule path. The procurement strategy is being evaluated by commercial construction management and Architectural/Engineering (A/E) contractors with a report presented to a panel of independent experts, the Beampath Infrastructure System Implementation Review Committee Advisory Group who wrote a set of recommendations for proceeding with this critical path activity. In January, a briefing was given to DOE Oakland (OAK) Field Manager who then arranged briefings for the DOE OAK Procurement organization with the LLNL Procurement organization to review the proposed procurement strategies. The next step is to review the strategy with DOE Headquarters (HQ) procurement. The construction status of the Conventional Facilities at the end of January is 83% complete and is projected to finish within budget and on schedule. Cost: The NIF Project Total Project Cost (TPC) is $1.2B. The Project has obligated 73% of the TPC funds. The remaining contingency is $21.8M. Because of schedule delays and projected increases in the design, construction management, assembly, and installation of the system infrastructure, cost growth of the TPC is anticipated and will remain a major concern until the budget rebaseline process is completed.

Moses, E

2000-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Russia Tri-Lab S&T Collaborations | National Nuclear Security...  

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Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog The National Nuclear Security Administration Russia Tri-Lab S&T Collaborations Home > About Us > Our Programs > Defense Programs > Future Science...

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Don Cook tours Y-12's analytical chemistry labs | National Nuclear...  

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Programs, toured Y-12's analytical chemistry labs during a visit to Y-12 National Security Complex yesterday. Y-12's analytical chemistry work is highly technical and...

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DOE/EIS-0236, Oakland Operations Office, National Ignition Facility Final  

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DOE/EIS-0236, Oakland Operations Office, National Ignition Facility DOE/EIS-0236, Oakland Operations Office, National Ignition Facility Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to the Stockpile Stewardship and Management Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement Volume II: Response to Public Comments (January 2 DOE/EIS-0236, Oakland Operations Office, National Ignition Facility Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to the Stockpile Stewardship and Management Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement Volume II: Response to Public Comments (January 2 DOE issued the Draft SEIS for public review and comment by mailings to stakeholders and by announcements in the Federal Register (FR) on November 5, 1999, (64 FR 60430) (Attachment 4 of Volume I) and on November 12, 1999 (64 FR 61635) correcting a document title (Attachment 5 of Volume I). On

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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29, 2012 29, 2012 This slice can help sequester carbon. The x-ray microtomography image shows a slice of biofilm grown on a porous hollow fiber (500 microns in diameter). By working with the chemical and physical interactions of biofilms, we can gain insight into how microorganisms can help sequester carbon, reducing environmental impact. This photo was submitted to Pacific Northwest National Lab's 2012 Science as Art Contest by Mathew Thomas and the Systems Toxicology Group. Receiving the most likes on Facebook, this photo won the People's Choice award and will appear in the Lab's 2013 Calendar. Photo of the Week: June 29, 2012 Check out our favorite energy-related photos! June 28, 2012 This is a graphic representation of the Milky Way, the galaxy in which Earth is contained. Scientists know of more than 20 visible satellite galaxies that circle the center of the Milky Way, with masses ranging from one million to one billion solar masses. Occasionally, one of these orbiting galaxies pass through the Milky Way making waves for millennia. | Graphic courtesy of NASA

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Research, Washington, DC (United States) Sandia National Labs.,  

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584878 SAND--95-2914 GeoEnergy technology 1980-12-31 USDOE Office of Energy 584878 SAND--95-2914 GeoEnergy technology 1980-12-31 USDOE Office of Energy Research, Washington, DC (United States) Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States) English 2010-02-18 Technical Report http://www.osti.gov/geothermal/servlets/purl/584878-P1qAuZ/webviewable/ http://www.osti.gov/energycitations/product.biblio.jsp?osti_id=584878 29 ENERGY PLANNING AND POLICY; RESEARCH PROGRAMS; COAL; PETROLEUM; NATURAL GAS; SYNTHETIC PETROLEUM; GEOTHERMAL ENERGY; ENERGY CONVERSION; PRODUCTION; HEAT EXTRACTION; US DOE; IN-SITU GASIFICATION; ENHANCED RECOVERY; COAL LIQUEFACTION; GEOTHERMAL WELLS Geothermal Legacy 894529 894529 Use of Geothermal Energy for Aquaculture Purposes - Phase III Johnson, W.C.; Smith, K.C. 1981-09-01 USDOE Geo-Heat Center, Klamath Falls, OR English

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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24, 2011 24, 2011 Investing in a New Era of Manufacturing Technology The Energy Department will be investing up to $120 million over three years in the development of transformational manufacturing technologies and innovative materials that could enable industrial facilities to dramatically increase their energy efficiency. June 23, 2011 Uwe Bergmann | Photo Courtesy of Brad Plummer, SLAC 10 Questions for a Physicist: Uwe Bergmann How can we better use sunlight to create new fuels? SLAC National Accelerator Lab physicist Uwe Bergmann is helping answer this by using the world's first free electron x-ray laser to make an atomic resolution movie of photosynthesis -- how "tiny machines" in plants and algae use sunlight to split water into oxygen. June 22, 2011

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Hadoop Hands-On Exercises Lawrence Berkeley National Lab  

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Hadoop Hands-On Exercises Hadoop Hands-On Exercises Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Oct 2011 We will ... Training accounts/User Agreement forms Test access to carver HDFS commands Monitoring Run the word count example Simple streaming with Unix commands Streaming with simple scripts Streaming "Census" example Pig Examples Additional Exercises 2 Instructions http://tinyurl.com/nerschadoopoct 3 Login and Environment ssh [username]@carver.nersc.gov echo $SHELL - should be bash 4 Remote Participants Visit: http://maghdp01.nersc.gov:50030/ http://magellan.nersc.gov (Go to Using Magellan -> Creating a SOCKS proxy) 5 Environment Setup $ ssh [username]@carver.nersc.gov $ echo $SHELL If your shell doesn't show /bin/bash please change your shell $ bash Setup your environment to use Hadoop on Magellan

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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5, 2012 5, 2012 Join us for a conversation about women in science, technology, engineering, and Math (STEM) on Twitter on Thursday, March 22 at 2:30pm EDT by following the hashtag #STEM. Got Questions about Women in Science, Tech, Engineering, or Math (STEM)? Tweet us! Join us for a conversation about women in STEM on Twitter on Thursday, March 22 at 2:30pm EDT by following the hashtag #STEM. You'll be able to to ask experts how we can advance women's education and empowerment to bring women into STEM careers. March 13, 2012 Energy Innovator Drops Costs for Titanium Metalwork Gas atomization technology developed at Ames National Lab and licensed to a startup company can cheaply and efficiently provide a main component in producing intricate aircraft, marine and biomedical parts.

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Tech Transfer at the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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to get lab tech to small business owners and entrepreneurs. August 16, 2013 Multi-Mode Passive Detection System R&D 100: Lab Researchers Contribute to Public Safety Scientists at...

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Capsule implosion optimization during the indirect-drive National Ignition Campaign  

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Capsule performance optimization campaigns will be conducted at the National Ignition Facility [G. H. Miller, E. I. Moses, and C. R. Wuest, Nucl. Fusion 44, 228 (2004)] to substantially increase the probability of ignition. The campaigns will experimentally correct for residual uncertainties in the implosion and hohlraum physics used in our radiation-hydrodynamic computational models using a variety of ignition capsule surrogates before proceeding to cryogenic-layered implosions and ignition experiments. The quantitative goals and technique options and down selections for the tuning campaigns are first explained. The computationally derived sensitivities to key laser and target parameters are compared to simple analytic models to gain further insight into the physics of the tuning techniques. The results of the validation of the tuning techniques at the OMEGA facility [J. M. Soures et al., Phys. Plasmas 3, 2108 (1996)] under scaled hohlraum and capsule conditions relevant to the ignition design are shown to meet the required sensitivity and accuracy. A roll-up of all expected random and systematic uncertainties in setting the key ignition laser and target parameters due to residual measurement, calibration, cross-coupling, surrogacy, and scale-up errors has been derived that meets the required budget. Finally, we show how the tuning precision will be improved after a number of shots and iterations to meet an acceptable level of residual uncertainty.

Landen, O. L.; Edwards, J.; Haan, S. W.; Robey, H. F.; Milovich, J.; Spears, B. K.; Weber, S. V.; Clark, D. S.; Lindl, J. D.; MacGowan, B. J.; Moses, E. I.; Atherton, J.; Amendt, P. A.; Bradley, D. K.; Braun, D. G.; Callahan, D. A.; Celliers, P. M.; Collins, G. W.; Dewald, E. L.; Divol, L. [Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94550 (United States)

2011-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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EA-1928: White-Tailed Deer Management at Brookhaven National Lab, Upton,  

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8: White-Tailed Deer Management at Brookhaven National Lab, 8: White-Tailed Deer Management at Brookhaven National Lab, Upton, New York EA-1928: White-Tailed Deer Management at Brookhaven National Lab, Upton, New York SUMMARY This EA evaluates the potential environmental impacts of a proposal to lower, then maintain the deer herd on the 5,265 acre Brookhaven National Laboratory to levels protective of the ecosystem (estimated to be between 80 and 250 animals) using one or more methods for population growth. PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITIES None available at this time. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD March 6, 2013 EA-1928: Finding of No Significant Impact White-Tailed Deer Management at Brookhaven National Lab, Upton, New York March 6, 2013 EA-1928: Final Environmental Assessment White-Tailed Deer Management at Brookhaven National Lab, Upton, New York

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National Ignition Campaign (NIC) Precision Tuning Series Shock Timing Experiments  

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A series of precision shock timing experiments have been performed on NIF. These experiments continue to adjust the laser pulse shape and employ the adjusted cone fraction (CF) in the picket (1st 2 ns of the laser pulse) as determined from the re-emit experiment series. The NIF ignition laser pulse is precisely shaped and consists of a series of four impulses, which drive a corresponding series of shock waves of increasing strength to accelerate and compress the capsule ablator and fuel layer. To optimize the implosion, they tune not only the strength (or power) but also, to sub-nanosecond accuracy, the timing of the shock waves. In a well-tuned implosion, the shock waves work together to compress and heat the fuel. For the shock timing experiments, a re-entrant cone is inserted through both the hohlraum wall and the capsule ablator allowing a direct optical view of the propagating shocks in the capsule interior using the VISAR (Velocity Interferometer System for Any Reflector) diagnostic from outside the hohlraum. To emulate the DT ice of an ignition capsule, the inside of the cone and the capsule are filled with liquid deuterium.

Robey, H F; Celliers, P M

2011-07-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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15, 2013 15, 2013 Energy.gov/Data's resources include featured energy datasets and links to additional search tools. Welcome to Energy.gov/Data The Energy Data Initiative is proud to announce the launch of a new resource hub for open energy data. February 14, 2013 Marius Stan, computational energy scientist from Argonne National Lab, submits his verification photo as part of an informal question and answer session with Internet users on the Ask Me Anything section of the social website Reddit. Reddit AMA: Marius Stan, energy researcher and Breaking Bad actor You know the carwash owner from Breaking Bad with the awesome eyebrows? Yeah. That's him. February 14, 2013 The Cardioid code developed by a team of Livermore and IBM scientists divides the heart into a large number of manageable pieces, or subdomains. The development team used two approaches, called Voronoi (left) and grid (right), to break the enormous computing challenge into much smaller individual tasks. | Photo from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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Nuclear diagnostics for the National Ignition Facility ,,invited... Thomas J. Murphy,a)  

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Nuclear diagnostics for the National Ignition Facility ,,invited... Thomas J. Murphy,a) Cris W unprecedented opportunities for the use of nuclear diagnostics in inertial confinement fusion experiments to produce up to 1019 DT neutrons. In addition to a basic set of nuclear diagnostics based on previous

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Metal Micromachining Program - Our Labs - Sandia National Laboratories  

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Micromachining > Our Labs Microsystems Home Custom Microsystems Solutions Microsystems R&D Services Capabilities and Technologies Facilities Trusted Microsystems General Info About...

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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL): Around the Lab...  

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222013) 'Fun with Science' as seen on TV (3212013) Lab scientists contributed to Higgs Boson results (3212013) March 2013 issue of Science & Technology Review (3112013)...

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News: Archive  

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magazine's top employers list; and more. April 19, 2013 Lab News - Sandia tackles algae biofuel pond crash problem; Growing algae, fuel of the future, from benchtop to...

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National Ignition Facility & Photon Science - Bringing Star Power to Earth  

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NIF Go NIF Go LLNL Logo Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory LLNL Home NIF Home LIFE Home Jobs Site Map Contact News Press Releases In the News Status Update Media Assistance About Us National Ignition Facility About NIF How NIF Works The Seven Wonders of NIF Building NIF An Engineering Marvel NIFFY Early Light Collaborators Status Visiting NIF Missions National Security Energy for the Future Understanding the Universe People The People of NIF Awards NIF Professor Sabbatical Opportunities NIF Online Store Programs National Ignition Campaign How to Make a Star (ICF) Target Physics Target Fabrication Cryogenic Target System Diagnostics Participants Photon Science & Applications Advanced Optics Advanced Radiography Directed Energy Fusion Energy Inertial Fusion Energy How IFE Works Science at the Extremes

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Particle Physics Labs Worldwide Elementary Particles Detectors Accelerators Visit World Labs Brookhaven National Laboratory-RHIC CERN -- European Organization for Nuclear Research...

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National Ignition Facility computational fluid dynamics modeling and light fixture case studies  

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This report serves as a guide to the use of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) as a design tool for the National Ignition Facility (NIF) program Title I and Title II design phases at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. In particular, this report provides general guidelines on the technical approach to performing and interpreting any and all CFD calculations. In addition, a complete CFD analysis is presented to illustrate these guidelines on a NIF-related thermal problem.

Martin, R.; Bernardin, J.; Parietti, L.; Dennison, B.

1998-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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24, 2013 24, 2013 By applying pressure to the generator, one is able to generate about six nanoamperes of current and 400 millivolts of potential -- roughly a quarter of the voltage of a AAA battery and enough to flash a number on the small LCD screen. | Photo courtesy of Seung-Wuk Lee's lab at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. R&D 100: Battery Technology Goes Viral Learn how Energy Department researchers are harnessing power from an unlikely source -- viruses. July 24, 2013 If you've ever heard the thunderous sound of a sonic boom, you've experienced the shock waves in the air created by an object traveling faster than the speed of sound. But what happens when an object travels faster than the speed of light? At Jefferson Laboratory, construction is underway to upgrade the Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF) and the CEABF Large Acceptance Spectrometer (CLAS12) at Hall B. During the experiments, the accelerator will shoot electrons at speeds faster than the speed at which light travels in the same medium, creating shock waves that emit a blue light, known as Cherenkov light -- this light is equivalent to the sonic boom. By recording data from Cherenkov light, scientists will be able to map a nucleon's three-dimensional spin.

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In-Depth: Cleantech at the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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In-Depth: Cleantech at the National Labs In-Depth: Cleantech at the National Labs In-Depth: Cleantech at the National Labs January 7, 2014 - 5:30pm Addthis These solar power collection dishes at Sandia National Labs' National Solar Thermal Test Facility are capable of some of the highest solar to electricity conversion. In January 2008, this technology set a new solar-to-grid system conversion efficiency record of 31.25 percent net efficiency rate; the technology is still available to benefit the U.S. by delivering power at all hours of the day by implementing thermal energy storage. CSP with storage provides important benefits to integrate more renewable energy to our electric power supply by mitigating resource variability and satisfying peak demand after sunset. | Photo courtesy of Sandia National Laboratories.

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National Labs Use OpenEI to Showcase Capabilities | OpenEI Community  

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National Labs Use OpenEI to Showcase Capabilities National Labs Use OpenEI to Showcase Capabilities Home > Groups > OpenEI Community Central Graham7781's picture Submitted by Graham7781(2002) Super contributor 3 February, 2010 - 13:59 imported OpenEI National laboratories are the backbone of the U.S. Department of Energy's R&D efforts-and generate some of the most valuable and accessible energy information. So it is fitting that every national laboratory has a page on OpenEI. Although some contain only basic information, others give detailed descriptions of lab capabilities and R&D activities, with links back to lab websites. Lawrence Livermore Nationa l Laboratory and Idaho National Laboratory, for example, use OpenEI pages to describe their R&D programs, including work on nuclear energy, biofuels, geothermal energy, and more. The National Energy

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Labs at-a-Glance: Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory | U.S. DOE Office  

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Fermi National Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Laboratories Ames Laboratory Argonne National Laboratory Brookhaven National Laboratory Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Oak Ridge National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility Laboratory Policy and Evaluation Safety, Security and Infrastructure Laboratory Science Highlights Contact Information Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5430 Labs at-a-Glance: Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Logo Visit the Fermi National Accelerator

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Labs at-a-Glance: SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory | U.S. DOE Office of  

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SLAC National SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Laboratories Ames Laboratory Argonne National Laboratory Brookhaven National Laboratory Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Oak Ridge National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility Laboratory Policy and Evaluation Safety, Security and Infrastructure Laboratory Science Highlights Contact Information Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5430 Labs at-a-Glance: SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Logo Visit the SLAC National Accelerator

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Labs at-a-Glance: Argonne National Laboratory | U.S. DOE Office of Science  

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"New Results from the National Ignition Facility", Dr. John Lindl...  

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Dr. John Lindl, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Since completion of the NIF construction project in March 2009, a wide variety of diagnostics, facility...

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On the Fielding of a High Gain, Shock-Ignited Target on the National Ignitiion Facility in the Near Term  

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Shock ignition, a new concept for igniting thermonuclear fuel, offers the possibility for a near-term ({approx}3-4 years) test of high gain inertial confinement fusion on the National Ignition Facility at less than 1MJ drive energy and without the need for new laser hardware. In shock ignition, compressed fusion fuel is separately ignited by a strong spherically converging shock and, because capsule implosion velocities are significantly lower than those required for conventional hotpot ignition, fusion energy gains of {approx}60 may be achievable on NIF at laser drive energies around {approx}0.5MJ. Because of the simple all-DT target design, its in-flight robustness, the potential need for only 1D SSD beam smoothing, minimal early time LPI preheat, and use of present (indirect drive) laser hardware, this target may be easier to field on NIF than a conventional (polar) direct drive hotspot ignition target. Like fast ignition, shock ignition has the potential for high fusion yields at low drive energy, but requires only a single laser with less demanding timing and spatial focusing requirements. Of course, conventional symmetry and stability constraints still apply. In this paper we present initial target performance simulations, delineate the critical issues and describe the immediate-term R&D program that must be performed in order to test the potential of a high gain shock ignition target on NIF in the near term.

Perkins, L J; Betti, R; Schurtz, G P; Craxton, R S; Dunne, A M; LaFortune, K N; Schmitt, A J; McKenty, P W; Bailey, D S; Lambert, M A; Ribeyre, X; Theobald, W R; Strozzi, D J; Harding, D R; Casner, A; Atzemi, S; Erbert, G V; Andersen, K S; Murakami, M; Comley, A J; Cook, R C; Stephens, R B

2010-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Labs at-a-Glance: Oak Ridge National Laboratory | U.S. DOE Office of  

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Oak Ridge Oak Ridge National Laboratory Laboratories Ames Laboratory Argonne National Laboratory Brookhaven National Laboratory Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Oak Ridge National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility Laboratory Policy and Evaluation Safety, Security and Infrastructure Laboratory Science Highlights Contact Information Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5430 Labs at-a-Glance: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Oak Ridge National Laboratory Logo Visit the Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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Labs at-a-Glance: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory | U.S. DOE Office  

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Pacific Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Laboratories Ames Laboratory Argonne National Laboratory Brookhaven National Laboratory Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Oak Ridge National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility Laboratory Policy and Evaluation Safety, Security and Infrastructure Laboratory Science Highlights Contact Information Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5430 Labs at-a-Glance: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Logo Visit the Pacific Northwest National

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Labs at-a-Glance: Brookhaven National Laboratory | U.S. DOE Office of  

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Brookhaven Brookhaven National Laboratory Laboratories Ames Laboratory Argonne National Laboratory Brookhaven National Laboratory Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Oak Ridge National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility Laboratory Policy and Evaluation Safety, Security and Infrastructure Laboratory Science Highlights Contact Information Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5430 Labs at-a-Glance: Brookhaven National Laboratory Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Brookhaven National Laboratory Logo Visit the Brookhaven National Laboratory

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Labs at-a-Glance: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory | U.S. DOE Office  

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Lawrence Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Laboratories Ames Laboratory Argonne National Laboratory Brookhaven National Laboratory Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Oak Ridge National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility Laboratory Policy and Evaluation Safety, Security and Infrastructure Laboratory Science Highlights Contact Information Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5430 Labs at-a-Glance: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Logo Visit the Lawrence Berkeley National

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Calibration of X-ray detectors in the 8 to 115 keV energy range and their application to diagnostics on the National Ignition Facility  

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The calibration of X-ray diagnostics is of paramount importance to the National Ignition Facility (NIF) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). National Security Technologies LLC (NSTec) fills this need by providing a wide variety of calibration and diagnostic development services in support of the ongoing research efforts at NIF. The X-ray source in the High Energy X-ray lab utilizes induced fluorescence in a variety of metal foils to produce a beam of characteristic X rays ranging from 8 to 111 keV. Presented are the methods used for calibrating a High Purity Germanium detector, which has been absolutely calibrated using radioactive check sources, compared against a silicon photodiode calibrated at Physikalisch Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB). Also included is a limited presentation of results from the recent calibration of the upgraded Filter Fluorescer X ray Spectrometer.

J. J. Lee, M. J. Haugh, G. LaCaille, and P. Torres

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News: Archive  

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News News 2011-1998 Browse selected articles from past Lab News issues (since 1998) Articles are listed in reverse chronological order, with most recent listed first. Also, Lab News issues published since Dec. 2000 are archived here as Adobe Acrobat-compatible PDF files. 2012 February 24, 2012 Lab News - Sandia working to improve nervous system control of prosthetics; Initial geothermal investment comes full circle in new project; Making an impact in the economy: New Mexico companies did $400 million in business with Sandia; and more. February 10, 2012 Lab News - Sandia one of 'greatest research institutions in the world,' visiting Energy Secretary Steven Chu says; Sandia tool determines value of solar photovoltaic power systems; Prestigious Asian American event comes to Albuquerque; and more.

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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a BS in Physics and some lab experience, along with teaching for 4 years in the Catholic Schools. President and Director of Operations EdAhead.com --Last Up-date September 27, 2000...

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"Defense-in-Depth" Laser Safety and the National Ignition Facility  

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF) is the largest and most energetic laser in the world contained in a complex the size of a football stadium. From the initial laser pulse, provided by telecommunication style infrared nanoJoule pulsed lasers, to the final 192 laser beams (1.8 Mega Joules total energy in the ultraviolet) converging on a target the size of a pencil eraser, laser safety is of paramount concern. In addition to this, there are numerous high-powered (Class 3B and 4) diagnostic lasers in use that can potentially send their laser radiation travelling throughout the facility. With individual beam paths of up to 1500 meters and a workforce of more than one thousand, the potential for exposure is significant. Simple laser safety practices utilized in typical laser labs just don't apply. To mitigate these hazards, NIF incorporates a multi layered approach to laser safety or 'Defense in Depth.' Most typical high-powered laser operations are contained and controlled within a single room using relatively simplistic controls to protect both the worker and the public. Laser workers are trained, use a standard operating procedure, and are required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as Laser Protective Eyewear (LPE) if the system is not fully enclosed. Non-workers are protected by means of posting the room with a warning sign and a flashing light. In the best of cases, a Safety Interlock System (SIS) will be employed which will 'safe' the laser in the case of unauthorized access. This type of laser operation is relatively easy to employ and manage. As the operation becomes more complex, higher levels of control are required to ensure personnel safety. Examples requiring enhanced controls are outdoor and multi-room laser operations. At the NIF there are 192 beam lines and numerous other Class 4 diagnostic lasers that can potentially deliver their hazardous energy to locations far from the laser source. This presents a serious and complex potential hazard to personnel. Because of this, a multilayered approach to safety is taken. This paper presents the philosophy and approach taken at the NIF in the multi-layered 'defense-in-depth' approach to laser safety.

King, J J

2010-12-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Labs at-a-Glance: Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility | U.S. DOE  

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Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility Laboratories Ames Laboratory Argonne National Laboratory Brookhaven National Laboratory Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Oak Ridge National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility Laboratory Policy and Evaluation Safety, Security and Infrastructure Laboratory Science Highlights Contact Information Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5430 Labs at-a-Glance: Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility Logo

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Summary of the first neutron image data collected at the National Ignition Facility  

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A summary of data and results from the first neutron images produced by the National Ignition Facility (NIF), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, USA are presented. An overview of the neutron imaging technique is presented, as well as a synopsis of the data collected and measurements made to date. Data form directly driven, DT filled microballoons, as well as, indirectly driven, cryogenically layered ignition experiments are presented. The data presented show that the primary cores from directly driven implosions are approximately twice as large, 64 {+-} 3 {mu}m, as indirect cores 25 {+-} 4 and 29 {+-} 4 {mu}m and more asymmetric, P2/P0 = 47% vs. -14% and 7%. Further, comparison with the size and shape of X-ray image data on the same implosions show good agreement, indicating X-ray emission is dominated by the hot regions of the implosion.

Grim, G P; Archuleta, T N; Aragonez, R J; Atkinson, D P; Batha, S H; Barrios, M A; Bower, D E; Bradley, D K; Buckles, R A; Clark, D D; Clark, D J; Cradick, J R; Danly, C; Drury, O B; Fatherley, V E; Finch, J P; Garcia, F P; Gallegos, R A; Guler, N; Glenn, S M; Hsu, A H; Izumi, N; Jaramillo, S A; Kyrala, G A; Pape, S L; Loomis, E N; Mares, D; Martinson, D D; Ma, T; MacKinnon, A J; Merrill, F E; Morgan, G L; Munson, C; Murphy, T J; Polk, P J; Schmidt, D W; Tommasini, T; Tregillis, I L; Valdez, A C; Volegov, P L; Wang, T F; Wilde, C H; Wilke, M D; Wilson, D C; Dzenitis, J M; Felker, B; Fittinghoff, D N; Frank, M; Liddick, S N; Moran, M J; Roberson, G P; Weiss, P B; Kauffman, M I; Lutz, S S; Malone, R M; Traille, A

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Los Alamos lab director to link science education, national security in  

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Lab director to link science education, national security in talk Lab director to link science education, national security in talk Los Alamos lab director to link science education, national security in TEDxABQ talk McMillan will describe the events that led to his career in science and share suggestions on how non-scientists can inspire young people to STEM careers and scientific literacy. September 5, 2013 Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Charlie McMillan Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Charlie McMillan Contact Fred deSousa Communications Office (505) 665-3430 Email "Finding young people with the scientific and technical capabilities to carry on the Laboratory's national security missions will be critical, but the linkage to national security goes beyond that," McMillan said. Watch live stream at home or at Bradbury Science Museum

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Brookhaven National Lab Regional Middle School Science Bowl | U.S. DOE  

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Brookhaven National Lab Brookhaven National Lab Regional Middle School Science Bowl National Science Bowl® (NSB) NSB Home About High School Middle School Middle School Students Middle School Coaches Middle School Regionals Middle School Rules, Forms, and Resources Attending National Event Volunteers 2013 Competition Results News Media WDTS Home Contact Information National Science Bowl® U.S. Department of Energy SC-27/ Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: 202-586-6702 E: National.Science.Bowl@science.doe.gov New York Regions Brookhaven National Lab Regional Middle School Science Bowl Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Regional Coordinator Information Name: Catherine Osiecki Email: Osiecki@bnl.gov Regional Event Information Date: Saturday, March 1, 2014

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Brookhaven National Lab Regional High School Science Bowl | U.S. DOE Office  

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Brookhaven National Lab Brookhaven National Lab Regional High School Science Bowl National Science Bowl® (NSB) NSB Home About High School High School Students High School Coaches High School Regionals High School Rules, Forms, and Resources Middle School Attending National Event Volunteers 2013 Competition Results News Media WDTS Home Contact Information National Science Bowl® U.S. Department of Energy SC-27/ Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: 202-586-6702 E: National.Science.Bowl@science.doe.gov New York Regions Brookhaven National Lab Regional High School Science Bowl Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Regional Coordinator Information Name: Catherine Osiecki Email: Osiecki@bnl.gov Regional Event Information Date: Saturday, January 25, 2014 Maximum Number of Teams: 20

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Russia Tri-Lab S&T Collaborations | National Nuclear Security...  

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Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog The National Nuclear Security Administration Russia Tri-Lab S&T Collaborations Home > About Us > Our Programs >...

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Lawrence Berkeley National Lab/ Site Specific Safety Plan  

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Lab/ Site Specific Safety Plan Lab/ Site Specific Safety Plan Site Specific Safety Plan Site Specific Safety Plan shall contain at a minimum: List by name & phone numbers the following person who will be on the project: Submit: Name of the On-site Superintendent & Phone. Submit: Name of the On-site Health and Safety Representative & Phone. Submit: Name of the person who is responsible for the implementation of safety plan. Submit: Resume & qualification of the person who is responsible for implantation of this projects safety plan. Include OSHA certifications. Submit: The companies' Policy statement on environment, safety and health. Submit: The companies' Policy on substance abuse and testing policy.

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DOE's Oak Ridge and Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Join with Dow Chemical  

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DOE's Oak Ridge and Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Join with Dow DOE's Oak Ridge and Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Join with Dow Chemical to Develop Next-Generation Cool Roofs DOE's Oak Ridge and Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Join with Dow Chemical to Develop Next-Generation Cool Roofs April 14, 2011 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy today announced that Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) have joined with Dow Chemical Company as part of a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement to fund key research that will help develop the next generation of cool roof technologies in the U.S. The agreement will support research to increase the energy savings from existing cool roof technologies by more than 50 percent, decreasing the nation's carbon footprint and providing an opportunity for Americans to

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The Five Fastest Supercomputers at the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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The Five Fastest Supercomputers at the National Labs The Five Fastest Supercomputers at the National Labs The Five Fastest Supercomputers at the National Labs Addthis Titan 1 of 5 Titan Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Titan has a theoretical peak performance of more than 20 petaflops, or more than 20 quadrillion calculations per second. This will enable researchers across the scientific arena, from materials to climate change to astrophysics, to acquire unparalleled accuracy in their simulations and achieve research breakthroughs more rapidly than ever before. Titan is currently the second fastest supercomputer in the world. Image: Courtesy of Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Sequoia 2 of 5 Sequoia Sequoia is a 20 petaflop, that is 20 quadrillion floating point operations per second, IBM BlueGene/Q system at Lawrence Livermore National

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DOE's Oak Ridge and Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Join with Dow Chemical  

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DOE's Oak Ridge and Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Join with Dow DOE's Oak Ridge and Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Join with Dow Chemical to Develop Next-Generation Cool Roofs DOE's Oak Ridge and Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Join with Dow Chemical to Develop Next-Generation Cool Roofs April 14, 2011 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy today announced that Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) have joined with Dow Chemical Company as part of a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement to fund key research that will help develop the next generation of cool roof technologies in the U.S. The agreement will support research to increase the energy savings from existing cool roof technologies by more than 50 percent, decreasing the nation's carbon footprint and providing an opportunity for Americans to

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DOE Signs Agreement Allowing National Labs to Use the U.S. Civilian Board  

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Signs Agreement Allowing National Labs to Use the U.S. Civilian Signs Agreement Allowing National Labs to Use the U.S. Civilian Board of Contract Appeals to Resolve Disputes DOE Signs Agreement Allowing National Labs to Use the U.S. Civilian Board of Contract Appeals to Resolve Disputes December 17, 2010 - 5:24pm Addthis The Department of Energy announced today that it has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with the United States Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (CBCA) to enable the Department's lab and facility management and operation (M&O) contractors to employ the CBCA for mediation, arbitration, and other alternative dispute resolution services. Earlier this year, the Department clarified that M&O contractors are permitted to include binding arbitration clauses in their contracts with others, and, indeed, that

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The National Ignition Facility Data Requirements Tim Frazier and Alice Koniges, LLNL  

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Ignition Facility Data Requirements Ignition Facility Data Requirements Tim Frazier and Alice Koniges, LLNL SC08 BOF: Computing with Massive and Persistent Data LLNL-PRES-408909. This work performed under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Energy by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory under Contract DE-AC52- 07NA27344 2 Target chamber One Terabyte of data to be downloaded in ~50 Minutes for each shot. 5 Full Aperture Backscatter Diagnostic Instrument Manipulator (DIM) Diagnostic Instrument Manipulator (DIM) X-ray imager Streaked x-ray detector VISAR Velocity Measurements Static x-ray imager FFLEX Hard x-ray spectrometer Near Backscatter Imager DANTE Soft x-ray temperature Diagnostic Alignment System Cross Timing System Each Diagnostic Produces Data that Requires Analysis 6 Tools are being built to manage and integrate:

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Shock timing on the National Ignition Facility: the first precision tuning series  

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Ignition implosions on the National Ignition Facility (NIF) [Lindl et al., Phys. Plasmas 11, 339 (2004)] are driven with a very carefully tailored sequence of four shock waves that must be timed to very high precision in order to keep the fuel on a low adiabat. The first series of precision tuning experiments on NIF have been performed. These experiments use optical diagnostics to directly measure the strength and timing of all four shocks inside the hohlraum-driven, cryogenic deuterium-filled capsule interior. The results of these experiments are presented demonstrating a significant decrease in the fuel adiabat over previously un-tuned implosions. The impact of the improved adiabat on fuel compression is confirmed in related deuterium-tritium (DT) layered capsule implosions by measurement of fuel areal density (rR), which show the highest fuel compression (rR {approx} 1.0 g/cm{sup 2}) measured to date.

Robey, H F; Celliers, P M; Kline, J L; Mackinnon, A J

2011-10-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Asymmetric directly driven capsule implosions: Modeling and experiments-A requirement for the National Ignition Facility  

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Direct-drive experiments at the University of Rochester's OMEGA laser [T. R. Boehly, R. L. McCrory, C. P. Verdon et al., Fusion Eng. Des. 44, 35 (1999)] have been performed to prototype eventual campaigns on the National Ignition Facility (NIF) [E. I. Moses and C. R. Wuest, Fusion Sci. Technol. 43, 420 (2003)] to investigate the mixing of target materials. Spherical-implosion targets with equatorial defects have been irradiated with polar direct drive, a requirement for direct-drive experiments at NIF. The physics question addressed by these results is whether simulations can match data on 0th-order hydrodynamics and implosion symmetry, the most basic implosion features, with and without the defect. The successful testing of hydrodynamic simulations leads to better designs for experiments and guides accurate planning for polar-direct-drive-ignition studies on the NIF platform.

Cobble, J. A.; Murphy, T. J.; Schmitt, M. J.; Bradley, P. A.; Krashenninikova, N. S.; Obrey, K. A.; Hsu, S. C.; Tregillis, I. L.; Magelssen, G. R.; Wysocki, F. J.; Batha, S. H. [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Mail Stop E527, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545 (United States)

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Follow Live Dec 24: Los Alamos National Lab Tracks Rudolph's Nose,  

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Follow Live Dec 24: Los Alamos National Lab Tracks Rudolph's Follow Live Dec 24: Los Alamos National Lab Tracks Rudolph's Nose, Santa's Sleigh Follow Live Dec 24: Los Alamos National Lab Tracks Rudolph's Nose, Santa's Sleigh December 23, 2011 - 8:40am Addthis Thanks to the Los Alamos National Laboratory, you can follow along live as Santa circles the globe this Christmas Eve. | Image credit: Hantz Leger. Thanks to the Los Alamos National Laboratory, you can follow along live as Santa circles the globe this Christmas Eve. | Image credit: Hantz Leger. Ginny Simmons Ginny Simmons Former Managing Editor for Energy.gov, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? You can follow along live as Santa circles the globe this Christmas Eve. Santa enjoys a wide variety of cookies.

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Deputy Secretary Poneman Announces Team led by Oak Ridge National Lab  

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Announces Team led by Oak Ridge National Announces Team led by Oak Ridge National Lab Selected to Receive up to $122 Million for Nuclear Energy Innovation Hub Deputy Secretary Poneman Announces Team led by Oak Ridge National Lab Selected to Receive up to $122 Million for Nuclear Energy Innovation Hub May 28, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - As part of a broad effort to spur innovation and achieve clean energy breakthroughs, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman today announced the selection of a team led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) for an award of up to $122 million over five years to establish and operate a new Nuclear Energy Modeling and Simulation Energy Innovation Hub. The Hub, which includes partners from universities, industry and other national labs, will use advanced capabilities of the

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Team Led by Argonne National Lab Selected as DOE's Batteries and Energy  

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Team Led by Argonne National Lab Selected as DOE's Batteries and Team Led by Argonne National Lab Selected as DOE's Batteries and Energy Storage Hub Team Led by Argonne National Lab Selected as DOE's Batteries and Energy Storage Hub November 30, 2012 - 12:15pm Addthis NEWS MEDIA CONTACT (202) 586-4940 WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu was joined today by Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to announce that a multi-partner team led by Argonne National Laboratory has been selected for an award of up to $120 million over five years to establish a new Batteries and Energy Storage Hub. The Hub, to be known as the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR), will combine the R&D firepower of five DOE national laboratories, five universities, and four private firms in an effort aimed at achieving revolutionary advances

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Introducing a Girl to Engineering - A Day at Argonne National Lab |  

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Introducing a Girl to Engineering - A Day at Argonne National Lab Introducing a Girl to Engineering - A Day at Argonne National Lab Introducing a Girl to Engineering - A Day at Argonne National Lab February 25, 2013 - 2:51pm Addthis Participants of the 2013 Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day gather at Argonne National Laboratory with Director Dot Harris. Participants of the 2013 Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day gather at Argonne National Laboratory with Director Dot Harris. Dot Harris Dot Harris The Honorable Dot Harris, Director, Office of Economic Impact and Diversity Did you know that while women comprise 48 percent of the U.S. workforce, they hold only 24 percent of STEM jobs? STEM, or science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, is critical for the mission of the Energy Department in securing our clean energy future - and it's critical for the

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Energy Department, Oak Ridge National Lab Officials to Celebrate First of  

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Department, Oak Ridge National Lab Officials to Celebrate Department, Oak Ridge National Lab Officials to Celebrate First of its Kind Carbon Fiber Facility Energy Department, Oak Ridge National Lab Officials to Celebrate First of its Kind Carbon Fiber Facility March 25, 2013 - 9:51am Addthis NEWS MEDIA CONTACT (202) 586-4940 WASHINGTON - On Tuesday, March 26, 2013, U.S. Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy David Danielson, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Director Thom Mason, Governor Bill Haslam and Congressman Chuck Fleischmann, along with industry representatives, will celebrate the opening of Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Carbon Fiber Technology Facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. As the first of its kind in the United States, this facility will help make sure the U.S. is a magnet for manufacturing jobs - supporting American innovation in next generation

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Deputy Secretary Poneman Announces Team led by Oak Ridge National Lab  

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Deputy Secretary Poneman Announces Team led by Oak Ridge National Deputy Secretary Poneman Announces Team led by Oak Ridge National Lab Selected to Receive up to $122 Million for Nuclear Energy Innovation Hub Deputy Secretary Poneman Announces Team led by Oak Ridge National Lab Selected to Receive up to $122 Million for Nuclear Energy Innovation Hub May 28, 2010 - 12:05pm Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - As part of a broad effort to spur innovation and achieve clean energy breakthroughs, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman today announced the selection of a team led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) for an award of up to $122 million over five years to establish and operate a new Nuclear Energy Modeling and Simulation Energy Innovation Hub. The Hub, which includes partners from universities, industry and other national labs, will use advanced capabilities of the

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President Obama Visits the Argonne National Research Lab to Talk About  

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Visits the Argonne National Research Lab to Talk Visits the Argonne National Research Lab to Talk About American Energy Security President Obama Visits the Argonne National Research Lab to Talk About American Energy Security March 18, 2013 - 1:48pm Addthis President Barack Obama delivers remarks on clean energy at Argonne National Laboratory’s Nanoscale Materials Center in Lemont, Ill., March 15, 2013. | Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy President Barack Obama delivers remarks on clean energy at Argonne National Laboratory's Nanoscale Materials Center in Lemont, Ill., March 15, 2013. | Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy Colleen Curtis Director of Digital Content for the Office of Digital Strategy for the White House We Are Poised to Take Control of Our Energy Future We produce more oil than we have in 15 years.

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LANL | Partnering | User Facility - Los Alamos National Lab ...  

Operated by Los Alamos National Security, LLC for the U.S. Department of Energy's NNSA. Inside | Copyright 2010-11 Los Alamos National Security, ...

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LANL | Partnering | Sample Agreements - Los Alamos National Lab ...  

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LANL | Technology Transfer | LAVA - Los Alamos National Lab ...  

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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, 2011 , 2011 How to See the Supernova Berkeley Lab Just Discovered According to astronomers, this is the closest and brightest supernova of this type detected in the last 30 years and will be closely studied for years to come. In this video, Berkeley Lab's Peter Nugent explains how to find the event with a small telescope or pair of binoculars. August 31, 2011 Dr. Anthony Atti, CEO of Phononic Devices, demonstrates the standard semiconductor bonding equipment used to fabricate Phononic's high performance thermoelectric devices. Phononic Devices is one of the five innovative ARPA-E Awardees that have attracted over $100 million in outside capital investments. | Photo Courtesy of Phononic Devices. A Major Milestone for ARPA-E To create jobs and lead in the global clean energy economy, the Obama

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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3, 2011 3, 2011 Geek-Up[6.3.2011]: Inked PV, Diagnostic Tools and Tough Microscopes Solar photovoltaics in ink form? Scientists have also engineered a technique to help doctors identify Alzheimer's in its early stages and discover new therapies for this disease. June 2, 2011 Nathan Baker | Photo Courtesy of PNNL 10 Questions for a Signature Scientist: Nathan Baker Find out how he's working to advance the innovative application of data analytics and algorithms to real-world challenges, ranging from smart grids and bioforensics to nuclear non-proliferation and medical treatments. June 2, 2011 Bitmap indices translate variable values into strings of bits, or ones and zeros. | Photo Courtesy Getty Images. Berkeley Lab Creates Superfast Search Engine Scientists at the Energy Department's Berkeley Lab developed a new approach

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In Defense of the National Labs and Big-Budget Science  

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The purpose of this paper is to present the unofficial and unsanctioned opinions of a Visiting Scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory on the values of LLNL and the other National Labs. The basic founding value and goal of the National Labs is big-budget scientific research, along with smaller-budget scientific research that cannot easily be done elsewhere. The most important example in the latter category is classified defense-related research. The historical guiding light here is the Manhattan Project. This endeavor was unique in human history, and might remain so. The scientific expertise and wealth of an entire nation was tapped in a project that was huge beyond reckoning, with no advance guarantee of success. It was in many respects a clash of scientific titans, with a large supporting cast, collaborating toward a single well-defined goal. Never had scientists received so much respect, so much money, and so much intellectual freedom to pursue scientific progress. And never was the gap between theory and implementation so rapidly narrowed, with results that changed the world, completely. Enormous resources are spent at the national or international level on large-scale scientific projects. LLNL has the most powerful computer in the world, Blue Gene/L. (Oops, Los Alamos just seized the title with Roadrunner; such titles regularly change hands.) LLNL also has the largest laser in the world, the National Ignition Facility (NIF). Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL) has the most powerful microscope in the world. Not only is it beyond the resources of most large corporations to make such expenditures, but the risk exceeds the possible rewards for those corporations that could. Nor can most small countries afford to finance large scientific projects, and not even the richest can afford largess, especially if Congress is under major budget pressure. Some big-budget research efforts are funded by international consortiums, such as the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, and the International Tokamak Experimental Reactor (ITER) in Cadarache, France, a magnetic-confinement fusion research project. The postWWII histories of particle and fusion physics contain remarkable examples of both international competition, with an emphasis on secrecy, and international cooperation, with an emphasis on shared knowledge and resources. Initiatives to share sometimes came from surprising directions. Most large-scale scientific projects have potential defense applications. NIF certainly does; it is primarily designed to create small-scale fusion explosions. Blue Gene/L operates in part in service to NIF, and in part to various defense projects. The most important defense projects include stewardship of the national nuclear weapons stockpile, and the proposed redesign and replacement of those weapons with fewer, safer, more reliable, longer-lived, and less apocalyptic warheads. Many well-meaning people will consider the optimal lifetime of a nuclear weapon to be zero, but most thoughtful people, when asked how much longer they think this nation will require them, will ask for some time to think. NIF is also designed to create exothermic small-scale fusion explosions. The malapropos 'exothermic' here is a convenience to cover a profusion of complexities, but the basic idea is that the explosions will create more recoverable energy than was used to create them. One can hope that the primary future benefits of success for NIF will be in cost-effective generation of electrical power through controlled small-scale fusion reactions, rather than in improved large-scale fusion explosions. Blue Gene/L also services climate research, genomic research, materials research, and a myriad of other computational problems that become more feasible, reliable, and precise the larger the number of computational nodes employed. Blue Gene/L has to be sited within a security complex for obvious reasons, but its value extends to the nation and the world. There is a duality here between large-scale scientific research machines and the supercomputers used

Goodwin, J R

2008-07-29T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE's Idaho National Lab Issues Request for Proposals for Engineering and  

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Idaho National Lab Issues Request for Proposals for Idaho National Lab Issues Request for Proposals for Engineering and Design on NGNP DOE's Idaho National Lab Issues Request for Proposals for Engineering and Design on NGNP July 26, 2006 - 4:37pm Addthis Services Will Guide R&D on Next Generation Reactor WASHINGTON, DC. - In an important step forward for the Next Generation Nuclear Plant (NGNP) project, the U.S. Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory today issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for engineering services in support of development of NGNP. This RFP is for pre-conceptual engineering and design services to assist in focusing the technical scope and principles of research and development on the next generation reactor, and to provide a basis for subsequent development of the technical and functional specifications for the prototype facilities.

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DOE Awards Task Order for Disposal of Los Alamos National Lab Waste |  

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DOE Awards Task Order for Disposal of Los Alamos National Lab Waste DOE Awards Task Order for Disposal of Los Alamos National Lab Waste DOE Awards Task Order for Disposal of Los Alamos National Lab Waste November 13, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Bill Taylor, 803-952-8564 bill.taylor@srs.gov Cincinnati - The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a task order in support of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Legacy Waste Project to Waste Control Specialists (WCS) of Andrews, Texas under the Environmental Management (EM) Low-Level and Mixed Low-Level Waste Disposal Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) Master Contract. This is a fixed-price task order based on pre-established rates with a $2,225,140 value and has a one-year performance period. The work to be performed under this task order includes the receipt and

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Sandia National Labs: PCNSC: Departments: Surface and Interface Sciences  

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Home Home About Us Departments Radiation, Nano Materials, & Interface Sciences > Radiation & Solid Interactions > Nanomaterials Sciences > Surface & Interface Sciences Semiconductor & Optical Sciences Energy Sciences Small Science Cluster Business Office News Partnering Research Carlos Gutierrez Carlos Gutierrez Manager Resources Department Folder 01114 Sharepoint Visit Our Labs Grest Group Nanorheology Research (514 KB PDF) Interfacial Force Microscopy Group (701 KB PDF) Research Image Gallery (3,698 KB PDF) Surface Imaging Laboratory Technology - Metals for tomorrow Tina Nenoff Departments Surface and Interface Sciences The Surface and Interface Sciences Department is engaged in a diverse portfolio of leading-edge research projects related to the understanding

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The Gated X-ray Detector for the National Ignition Facility  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Two new gated x-ray imaging cameras have recently been designed, constructed and delivered to the National Ignition Facility in Livermore, CA. These Gated X-ray Detectors are each designed to fit within an aluminum airbox with a large capacity cooling plane and are fitted with an array of environmental housekeeping sensors. These instruments are significant different from earlier generations of gated x-ray images due in parts to an innovative impendence matching scheme, advanced phosphor screens, pulsed phosphor circuits, precision assembly fixturing, unique system monitoring and complete remote computer control. Preliminary characterization has shown repeatable uniformity between imaging strips, improved spatial resolution and no detectable impendence reflections.

Oertel, J A; Barnes, C; Archuleta, T; Casper, L; Fatherley, V; Heinrichs, T; King, R; Landers, D; Lopez, F; Sanchez, P; Sandoval, G; Schrank, L; Walsh, P; Bell, P; Brown, M; Costa, R; Holder, J; Montalongo, S; Pederson, N

2006-05-18T23:59:59.000Z

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National Lab Helping to Train Operators for Next Generation of Power Plants  

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National Lab Helping to Train Operators for Next Generation of National Lab Helping to Train Operators for Next Generation of Power Plants National Lab Helping to Train Operators for Next Generation of Power Plants January 25, 2013 - 11:10am Addthis AVESTAR provides high-quality, hands-on, simulator-based workforce training delivered by an experienced team of power industry training professionals for West Virginia students. | Photo courtesy of the Office of Fossil Energy. AVESTAR provides high-quality, hands-on, simulator-based workforce training delivered by an experienced team of power industry training professionals for West Virginia students. | Photo courtesy of the Office of Fossil Energy. Gayland Barksdale Technical Writer, Office of Fossil Energy What Does AVESTAR Provide? Advanced dynamic simulation, control and virtual plant technologies

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Russia Tri-Lab S&T Collaborations | National Nuclear Security  

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30, 2013 30, 2013 Acting Energy Secretary Poneman (far left) stand with a team of young entrepreneurs from Brigham Young University -- the regional winners of the National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition. | Photo by Ilya Pupko, ILAsoft.net. Celebrating The Next Generation of Energy Entrepreneurs Recognizing innovative, bold-thinking student entrepreneurs who are working to advance clean energy technologies. April 29, 2013 National Science Bowl 2013 Congratulations, 2013 National Science Bowl Winners The team from Sacramento's Mira Loma High School won the 2013 National Science Bowl in dramatic fashion -- pulling ahead as the clock expired in the final round. April 26, 2013 Right now, teams of middle and high school students from across the country are prepping for a weekend of academic competition like no other - the National Science Bowl. Run by the Energy Department since 1991, the National Science Bowl features the winners of regional competitions from across the country.

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LANL | Technology Transfer | Internships - Los Alamos National Lab ...  

These quantum dots are semiconductor nanocrystals used in such applications as solid state lighting, ... the lighting market through ... 2010-11 Los Alamos National ...

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The Five Fastest Supercomputers at the National Labs | Department...  

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Fleets: An Infographic Turning Bacteria into Fuel 2012 ARPA-E Technology Showcase LED Lighting on the National Mall Detroit Auto Show 2012 Federal Energy Management Trade Show...

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Four Crazy Uses for Lasers in the National Labs | Department...  

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crystal spectrometer is installed to measure the shot-by-shot characteristics of X-ray laser pulses. | SLAC National Accelerator Photo by Matt Beardsley SLAC staff scientist...

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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and promising solution to one of our nation's energy challenge. December 16, 2011 Higgs Boson May Be Within Sight Physicists from the European Organization for Nuclear...

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Energy Efficiency at the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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Energy efficiency features at the RSF include daylighting, low-emissivity windows, building orientation, and super insulation. Image: Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National...

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Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs...  

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Energy efficiency features at the RSF include daylighting, low-emissivity windows, building orientation, and super insulation. Image: Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National...

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Shoes and Energy Shoes and Energy Name: Steven Status: other Grade: other Location: CT Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: A company named Athletic Propulsion Labs designed a basketball shoe that they claim makes a player jump higher. The shoe has "Load and Launch" technology built into the front sole of the shoe that is some sort of spring mechanism. The way I see it, this mechanism cannot allow a player to jump higher because only an external force can produce motion. The spring mechanism is internal to the body (including the player, shoes, socks uniform) that is launched into the air and an internal force cannot produce motion. Despite this, the shoe has been tested and found to provide additional lift. The shoe has actually been banned by the NBA because it provides an unfair advantage to players who wear them. How could this shoe possibly work?

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1, 2013 1, 2013 New Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) to Help Modernize the Grid Today, Secretary Moniz is at the opening of an exciting new NREL facility that will house multiple experimental labs and test beds, including an interactive grid testing system. September 10, 2013 Key to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte's fundraising success was involving the local community. To celebrate the groundbreaking of their Solar Decathlon house, the team invited all of their sponsors to the event. | Photo courtesy of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Solar Decathlon 2013: Raising More Than Just Walls Part two in our behind-the-scenes look at competing in the Solar Decathlon, we explore how students master the art of fundraising. September 10, 2013

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Lawrence Berkeley National Lab_Technology_Transfer_Contact_Us  

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Contact Us Contact Us chemistry, cleantech, bioenergy, environmental remediation, physical biosciences, geothermal energy, scintillating materials batteries, oil exploration, fuel cells, thin film deposition, gamma and neutron generators, materials physics, material science, nanotechnology, photovoltaics, electronic and photonic devices, NMR and MRI, optics, computing sciences biotechnology, life sciences, physical biosciences, genomics, nanotechnology To file a complaint or provide feedback on the work we do, please contact our Ombudsman. For licensing inquiries, please fill out our online Technology Licensing form or send e-mail to TTD@lbl.gov. To receive customized email alerts about Berkeley Lab technologies, please complete our Tech Alerts form. For any General Law matters handled by Patent Attorneys, work is under

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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April 15, 2010 April 15, 2010 Pennsylvania Company Develops Solar Cell Printing Technology The technology uses Plextronics' conductive inks that can be printed by manufacturers worldwide to make solar cells, potentially as easily as they might print a newspaper. April 12, 2010 Universities Across the United States Make Strides in Energy Education A new video on EERE's Energy Empowers website highlights an inspiring energy-saving contest held by a group at the University of Central Florida called UCF Sustainability and Energy Management. April 2, 2010 Arizona Teachers Prepare Students for Green Economy Students led by their building trades teacher , are wiring parts of the Raymond S. Kellis High School in Glendale, Arizona for solar power. March 30, 2010 Biomass Company Sets Up Shop in High School Lab

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Sandia National Labs: PCNSC: Heavy Ion Backscattering Spectrometry  

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Heavy Ion Backscattering Spectrometry (HIBS) Heavy Ion Backscattering Spectrometry (HIBS) IBA Table (HTML) | IBA Table (135KB GIF) | IBA Table (1.2MB PDF) | IBA Table (33MB TIF) | Heavy Ion Backscattering Spectrometry (HIBS) | Virtual Lab Tour (6MB) Description of Technique: HIBS is used to detect ultra-trace levels of heavy impurities on the surface of a Si wafer. HIBS has advantages over TXRF, including: Improved sensitivity for most elements Quantifying composition without standards Measurement on rough surfaces. HIBS is accomplished by focusing a 120 keV beam of C+ions onto a small spot at the wafer's surface. The backscattered ions are collected by a time-of-flight (TOF) detector array with a large solid angle. The flight time of the backscattered C identifies the near-surface impurities and the

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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, 2011 , 2011 Lasers, Electron Beams and New Years Resolutions The electron beam that powers Jefferson Lab's Free-Electron Laser pumped out a record power input of 500 kilvolts using an innovative energy-recovery system that amplifies energy with far less power. March 2, 2011 Backstage Footage from the ARPA-E Summit See what Secretary Chu, Governor Schwarzenegger and ARPA-E Director Arun Majumdar had to say to the gathering of talented graduate students during their surprise visit. March 1, 2011 William Mouat explains the PolyPlus battery technology. | Energy Department photo, credit Ken Shipp. ARPA-E Technology Showcase: Project Spotlight We checked in with ten outstanding technologies on display at the 2011 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit to find out how the transformational

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National Science Bowl bound! | Princeton Plasma Physics Lab  

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National Science Bowl bound! National Science Bowl bound! April 28, 2013 Congratulations to Princeton High School, of Princeton, NJ for ranking 14th place in the top 16 High School teams at the National Science Bowl from April 26-30, 2012. Gallery: Out of 69 high school teams from all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Princeton High School Science Team placed 14th in the top 16 High School teams at the National Science bowl!! Thanks to their efforts Princeton High School will receive $1000 towards the purchase of supplies for their Science Department! Kudos to Thomas Grover Middle School for making it to and for participating at finals... They competed like champs!!! See you next year!! You can learn more about the National Science Bowl here. To learn more about the NJ Regional Science Bowl competition visit our website.

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Software solutions manage the definition, operation, maintenance and configuration control of the National Ignition Facility  

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF) is the world's largest laser composed of millions of individual parts brought together to form one massive assembly. Maintaining control of the physical definition, status and configuration of this structure is a monumental undertaking yet critical to the validity of the shot experiment data and the safe operation of the facility. The NIF business application suite of software provides the means to effectively manage the definition, build, operation, maintenance and configuration control of all components of the National Ignition Facility. State of the art Computer Aided Design software applications are used to generate a virtual model and assemblies. Engineering bills of material are controlled through the Enterprise Configuration Management System. This data structure is passed to the Enterprise Resource Planning system to create a manufacturing bill of material. Specific parts are serialized then tracked along their entire lifecycle providing visibility to the location and status of optical, target and diagnostic components that are key to assessing pre-shot machine readiness. Nearly forty thousand items requiring preventive, reactive and calibration maintenance are tracked through the System Maintenance & Reliability Tracking application to ensure proper operation. Radiological tracking applications ensure proper stewardship of radiological and hazardous materials and help provide a safe working environment for NIF personnel.

Dobson, D; Churby, A; Krieger, E; Maloy, D; White, K

2011-07-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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4, 2011 This 10-watt alternative LED bulb (which glows white when turned on) could save the nation about 35 terawatt-hours of electricity or 3.9 billion in one year and avoid 20...

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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concentration in the atmosphere for the last 411 years. I wish to show to my students trends solar activity and global warming Replies: For solar activity, try the US National...

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A soft x-ray transmission grating imaging-spectrometer for the National Ignition Facility  

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A soft x-ray transmission grating spectrometer has been designed for use on high energy-density physics experiments at the National Ignition Facility (NIF); coupled to one of the NIF gated x-ray detectors (GXD) it records sixteen time-gated spectra between 250 and 1000eV with 100ps temporal resolution. The trade-off between spectral and spatial resolution leads to an optimized design for measurement of emission around the peak of a 100-300eV blackbody spectrum. Performance qualification results from the NIF, the Trident Laser Facility and VUV beamline at the National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS), evidence a <100{micro}m spatial resolution in combination with a source-size limited spectral resolution that is <10eV at photon energies of 300eV.

Moore, A S; Guymer, T M; Kline, J L; Morton, J; Taccetti, M; Lanier, N E; Bentley, C; Workman, J; Peterson, B; Mussack, K; Cowan, J; Prasad, R; Richardson, M; Burns, S; Kalantar, D H; Benedetti, L R; Bell, P; Bradley, D; Hsing, W; Stevenson, M

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A soft x-ray transmission grating imaging-spectrometer for the National Ignition Facility  

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A soft x-ray transmission grating spectrometer has been designed for use on high energy-density physics experiments at the National Ignition Facility (NIF); coupled to one of the NIF gated x-ray detectors it records 16 time-gated spectra between 250 and 1000 eV with 100 ps temporal resolution. The trade-off between spectral and spatial resolution leads to an optimized design for measurement of emission around the peak of a 100-300 eV blackbody spectrum. Performance qualification results from the NIF, the Trident Laser Facility and vacuum ultraviolet beamline at the National Synchrotron Light Source, evidence a <100 {mu}m spatial resolution in combination with a source-size limited spectral resolution that is <10 eV at photon energies of 300 eV.

Moore, A. S.; Guymer, T. M.; Morton, J.; Bentley, C.; Stevenson, M. [Directorate Science and Technology, AWE Aldermaston, Reading, RG7 4PR (United Kingdom); Kline, J. L.; Taccetti, M.; Lanier, N. E.; Workman, J.; Peterson, B.; Mussack, K.; Cowan, J. [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545 (United States); Prasad, R.; Richardson, M.; Burns, S.; Kalantar, D. H.; Benedetti, L. R.; Bell, P.; Bradley, D.; Hsing, W. [Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, P.O. Box 808, Livermore, California 94551-0808 (United States)

2012-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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11, 2012 11, 2012 Breakthrough: MFiX: Building Industry-Scale Machines in a Virtual World This powerful virtual modeling software is making huge strides in energy efficiency in coal gasification processes, and also predicting volcanic eruptions. July 6, 2012 More than 200 Fermilab researchers and staffers crowded into an auditorium at 2 a.m. EDT July 4 and waited for the latest announcement regarding the Higgs boson. When CERN Director-General Rolf-Dieter Heuer said the words - "I think we have it" - the Fermilab crowd erupted into applause. Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and Brookhaven National Laboratory are the host laboratories for the U.S. contingents of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) experiments that found the Higgs boson-like particle. They and researchers from Argonne National Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory are among the 1,700 scientists, engineers, technicians and graduate students from the United States that helped design, build and operate the LHC accelerator and particle detectors, and analyze the data from the collisions. Read the story: The Last Piece of the Puzzle: Celebrating the Higgs Boson | Photo courtesy of Fermilab

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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16, 2010 16, 2010 Unlocking Life's Mysteries (One Atom at a Time) The Linac Coherent Light Source (LSCLS) at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory will allow us to make "molecular movies" and answer many questions surrounding atoms. August 13, 2010 Geek-Up: K East Reactor Demolition, Retrograde Melting and Cloud Pattern Tracking Recovery Act funds help clean up the Hanford site, retrograde melting (melting as something cools) and how open-cell clouds could help predict climate change. August 13, 2010 Pete McGrail, a Laboratory Fellow at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, is part of a team studying basalts to determine how carbon dioxide can be safely and permanently stored in these massive, deep underground rock formations. | Photo courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

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1, 2013 1, 2013 Secretary Moniz: Biofuels Important to America's Energy Future Watch the video of Secretary Moniz speaking about the importance of investing in biofuels to combat the effects of climate change and reduce our dependence on foreign oil. July 30, 2013 As a Laboratory Fellow at the Energy Department's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Pete McGrail and his team are working to develop a more efficient adsorption chiller that could help the Navy cut its fuel costs. | Photo courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. PNNL Helps the Navy Stay Cool and Conserve Fuel Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are developing a more efficient air conditioner that could help the U.S. military cut its fuel use. July 30, 2013 Secretary Moniz Speaks on Future of Fossil Energy

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The Community Solar Guide was developed for the National Renewable Energy Lab by Northwest Sustainable  

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#12;ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The Community Solar Guide was developed for the National Renewable Energy Lab. SPONSORS This report was made possible through funding from the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar America, they are looking to community-scale renewable energy projects for solutions. Advances in solar technology

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26, 2013 26, 2013 Secretary of Energy Steven Chu speaks at the 2013 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit. | Photo by Sarah Gerrity. Day 1: Innovation at the 2013 ARPA-E Summit The fourth annual ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit kicked off yesterday -- get the highlights from day 1. February 25, 2013 Supporting STEM Education: A Q&A with the Energy Department's Tech Transfer Coordinator Dr. Karina Edmonds -- a panelist for our upcoming STEM Google+ Hangout -- reflects on her career in STEM. February 25, 2013 Each year, the National Science Bowl brings together thousands of middle and high school students from across the country to compete in a range of science disciplines, including biology, chemistry, earth science, physics, astronomy and math. The members of the winning team, from Roosevelt Middle School of River Forest, Illinois, competed against 14 other teams from across the Midwest in one of the regional competitions in the 23rd Annual U.S. Department of Energy National Science Bowl. This April, the winning teams from each region will compete for a national title in Washington, D.C. View a full gallery of photos from the 2013 Regional Science Bowl at Argonne. | Photo courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory.

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May 3, 2013 May 3, 2013 Panelists discuss the role of colleges and universities in helping to further clean-energy research and entrepreneurship during a forum at Stanford University. | Photo courtesy of Stanford Energy Club. Energy Wrap-Up: Charging Students To Take the Lead in Energy Innovation Students, academics and entrepreneurs came together at Stanford University to discuss how the next generation can lead the way in creating the next big breakthroughs in sustainable energy. May 2, 2013 After months of training and preparation, regional Science Bowl champions gathered in Washington, D.C. to compete for the national title at the 2013 National Science Bowl. Some of the nation's best and brightest high school and middle school students spent the past few days showing off their science, technology and engineering skills by completing a series of tasks, including the construction of a miniature electric car, using only household items and a lithium-ion battery. In this photo, Yaniel Ramirez from Colegio Catolico Notre Dame in Caguas, Puerto Rico launches his team's electric car down the test track. Learn more about the 2013 National Science Bowl. | Photo by Jack Dempsey, Department of Energy.

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Neutron spectrometry - An essential tool for diagnosing implosions at the National Ignition Facility  

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DT neutron yield (Y{sub n}), ion temperature (T{sub i}) and down-scatter ratio (dsr) determined from measured neutron spectra are essential metrics for diagnosing the performance of Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF) implosions at the National Ignition Facility (NIF). A suite of neutron-Time-Of-Flight (nTOF) spectrometers and a Magnetic Recoil Spectrometer (MRS) have been implemented in different locations around the NIF target chamber, providing good implosion coverage and the redundancy required for reliable measurements of Yn, Ti and dsr. From the measured dsr value, an areal density ({rho}R) is determined from the relationship {rho}R{sub tot} (g/cm{sup 2}) = (20.4 {+-} 0.6) x dsr{sub 10-12 MeV}. The proportionality constant is determined considering implosion geometry, neutron attenuation and energy range used for the dsr measurement. To ensure high accuracy in the measurements, a series of commissioning experiments using exploding pushers have been used for in situ calibration. The spectrometers are now performing to the required accuracy, as indicated by the good agreement between the different measurements over several commissioning shots. In addition, recent data obtained with the MRS and nTOFs indicate that the implosion performance of cryogenically layered DT implosions, characterized by the experimental Ignition Threshold Factor (ITFx) which is a function of dsr (or fuel {rho}R) and Y{sub n}, has improved almost two orders of magnitude since the first shot in September, 2010.

Mackinnon, A J; Johnson, M G; Frenje, J A; Casey, D T; Li, C K; Seguin, F H; Petrasso, R; Ashabranner, R; Cerjan, C; Clancy, T J; Bionta, R; Bleuel, D; Bond, E J; Caggiano, J A; Capenter, A; Eckart, M J; Edwards, M J; Friedrich, S; Glenzer, S H; Haan, S W; Hartouni, E P; Hatarik, R; Hachett, S P; McKernan, M; Jones, O; Lepape, S; Lerche, R A; Landen, O L; Moran, M; Moses, E; Munro, D; McNaney, J; Rygg, J R; Sepke, S; Spears, B; Springer, P; Yeamans, C; Farrell, M; Kilkenny, J D; Nikroo, A; Paguio, R; Knauer, J; Glebov, V; Sangster, T; Betti, R; Stoeckl, C; Magoon, J; Shoup, M J; Grim, G P; Moran, G L; Murphy, T J; Leeper, R J; Ruiz, C

2012-05-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Use of the target diagnostic control system in the National Ignition Facility  

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The extreme physics of targets shocked by NIF's 192-beam laser are observed by a diverse suite of diagnostics including optical backscatter, time-integrated, time resolved and gated X-ray sensors, laser velocity interferometry, and neutron time of flight. Diagnostics to diagnose fusion ignition implosion and neutron emissions have been developed. A Diagnostic Control System (DCS) for both hardware and software facilitates development and eases integration. Each complex diagnostic typically uses an ensemble of electronic instruments attached to sensors, digitizers, cameras, and other devices. In the DCS architecture each instrument is interfaced to a low-cost Window XP processor and Java application. Instruments are aggregated as needed in the supervisory system to form an integrated diagnostic. The Java framework provides data management, control services and operator GUI generation. During the past several years, over thirty-six diagnostics have been deployed using this architecture in support of the National Ignition Campaign (NIC). The DCS architecture facilitates the expected additions and upgrades to diagnostics as more experiments are performed. This paper presents the DCS architecture, framework and our experiences in using it during the NIC to operate, upgrade and maintain a large set of diagnostic instruments.

Shelton, R; Lagin, L; Nelson, J

2011-07-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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August 4, 2011 August 4, 2011 This 10-watt alternative LED bulb (which glows white when turned on) could save the nation about 35 terawatt-hours of electricity or $3.9 billion in one year and avoid 20 million metric tons of carbon emissions if every 60-watt incandescent bulb in the U.S. was replaced with the L Prize winner. | Photo Courtesy of Philips Lighting North America A Winning Light Bulb With the Potential to Save the Nation Billions Thomas Edison would be amazed. The conventional light bulb is getting some serious competition from a 10-watt LED bulb -- the first winner of the Energy Department's L prize. August 4, 2011 Go Local on the New Energy.gov Want to learn how you can save money by saving energy? Check out our new and easy to use Tax Credits, Rebates and Savings feature for saving

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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15, 2013 15, 2013 Concentrated solar panels are getting a power boost. This summer, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) will be testing a new concentrated solar power system -- one that can help natural gas power plants reduce their fuel usage by up to 20 percent. PNNL has developed a system that uses a thermochemical conversion device to convert natural gas and sunlight into a more energy-rich fuel called syngas. By installing the pictured device in front of a concentrating solar power dish, power plants can burn less fuel. Learn more about concentrated solar energy at PNNL. | Photo courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Photo of the Week: Boosting Solar Technology

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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9, 2011 9, 2011 Multimedia and Visualization Innovations for Science The Department of Energy's Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI, within the Office of Science, has developed ScienceCinema in partnership with Microsoft. OSTI's mission is to advance science and sustain technological creativity by making R&D findings available and useful to scientists, researchers, students and the public. February 9, 2011 Rising to the Challenge: Innovating toward our Clean Energy Future We will need America's ingenuity to meet the challenge of generating 80% of our electricity from clean sources by 2035 and win the global clean energy race, writes Under Secretary Cathy Zoi. February 8, 2011 BMI corporation, of South Carolina, is using the Jaguar super computer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to do complex pre-visualization and develop products to increase fuel efficiency for the trucking industry. | Department of Energy Photo | Courtesy of Oak Ridge National Laboratory | Public Domain

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4, 2011 4, 2011 Chemical engineer Alan Zacher 10 Questions for a Chemical Engineer: Alan Zacher Chemical engineer Alan Zacher took some time to share advice for students interested in science and engineering and give us the download on his work developing propylene glycol from renewable sources. March 23, 2011 Compositional X-ray image of the rim and margin of a ~4.6 billion year old calcium aluminum refractory inclusion (CAI)
from the Allende carbonaceous chondrite. | Courtesy of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Taking a Look at 4.57 Billion Year Old Space Objects Researchers at the Energy Department's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and NASA's Johnson Space Center are investigating objects some 4.57 billion years old in order to better understand how our solar system

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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November 16, 2012 November 16, 2012 At the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, scientists are using the Facility for Advanced Accelerator Experimental Tests, also known as FACET, to research accelerator science and high-energy density physics. SLAC's particle accelerator may be two miles long, but researchers at FACET are working to develop more compact versions that could be widely used in medicine and industry -- particle accelerators are used for cancer research, processing computer chips, and even producing the shrink wrap used to keep your Thanksgiving turkey fresh. In this photo, Stanford graduate student Spencer Gessner assembles a camera that will monitor an X-ray spectrometer designed to measure FACET's beam energy. Learn more about how FACET works. | Photo courtesy of SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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8, 2011 8, 2011 The Amonix 7700 CPV Solar Power Generators at the SolarTAC facility in Aurora, Colorado. | Photo credit: Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory staff photographer Geek-Up[2.18.2011]: Record-Setting Efficiency Through a partnership with NREL, California-based Amonix developed a concentrated solar power technology the size of an IMAX screen with the highest level of efficiency ever achieved for this type of operating solar system. February 17, 2011 The Virginia winners: coach Sharon Webb, Alexander Yang, Steve Qian, Alec Brenner, Owen Gray, Zeming Lin and Ollie, the Virginia Regional Science Bowl puppy | Photo Courtesy of National Science Bowl More Regional Science Bowl Winners By March 25, 2011, thousands of students will have competed in more than

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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5, 2011 5, 2011 "Smart Windows" seen at light and dark settings. | Photo Courtesy of SAGE Electrochromics, Inc., by Susan Fleck Photography Making Smart Windows Smarter This new type of glass that could drastically help you control the temperature of your home. "Smart windows" could save 1 quadrillion BTUs of energy each year - more than 1 percent of the nation's annual energy consumption, or more than $10 billion in annual energy costs. April 1, 2011 Two structures of the Mre11-Rad50 complex were solved independently and overlaid, further revealing a flexible hinge in Rad50 near the Mre11 binding site | Courtesy of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Geek-Up[04.01.2011]: A Discovery to Fight Cancer and Other Diseases Learn more about DNA's remarkable "molecular motor" -- a discovery that

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Nitride III-V Activities at Sandia National Labs  

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Lighting: Lighting: Synergisms with Office of Science Materials Programs Jerry A. Simmons Semiconductor Materials and Device Sciences Sandia National Laboratories March 13, 2001 EMaCC Meeting OUTLINE *Brief overview of prospects & promise of SSL *National Initiative *Grand Challenge LDRD at Sandia *BES-supported activities at Sandia provided core capabilities *Other NS applications of nitride materials science Will only discuss inorganic materials and devices here. Major motivation for SSL is energy savings: lighting is large fraction of energy consumption 1 10 100 1000 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2020 Energy Electricity Illumination (assuming 20% of electricity) Projected WORLD Energy Consumption (Quads) Year 400 Quads 130 Quads 25 Quads 1998 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2020 Energy Electricity Illumination

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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October 22, 2012 October 22, 2012 Energy Datapalooza: Unleashing the Power of Open Data to Advance our Energy Future Today more than 150 of America's entrepreneurs, software developers, energy experts, and policy makers are coming together for an Energy Datapalooza. October 19, 2012 This acoustic levitator was originally developed to help NASA simulate microgravity conditions, but now, scientists are using this piece of equipment to study pharmaceutical solutions at the molecular level. At Argonne National Laboratory, droplets are suspended in air between two sets of speakers, which generate sound waves at frequencies slightly above the audible range -- about 22 kilohertz. Learn more about how acoustic levitation is performed and how it helps scientists study pharmaceuticals here. | Photo by Dan Harris, Argonne National Laboratory.

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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26, 2013 26, 2013 Our Women @ Energy series is one way we're spreading the word about women leaders, including Mayling Wong-Squires (left), a Mechanical Engineer at the Energy Department's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. | Photo courtesy of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. Why We Fight -- Celebrating Women's Equality Day Honoring Women's Equality Day by renewing our commitment to securing opportunities for women in the energy sector. August 23, 2013 EM Office of External Affairs Acting Communications Director Dave Borak talks with EM intern Valerie Edwards. | Photo courtesy of the Energy Department. Internships Help Future Energy Leaders Gain Hands-On Experience What's it like interning at the Energy Department? We interviewed one

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29, 2013 29, 2013 Members of the Los Alamos High School team, Los Alamos, New Mexico, concentrates on the answer to a question at the 2012 National Science Bowl in Washington D.C. on April 29, 2012. | Photograph by Dennis Brack, Office of Science Thousands of Students Prepare to Compete in the National Science Bowl Until March 9th, thousands of middle- and high-school students will compete in 120 regional competitions all across the country as well as Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. January 25, 2013 In this 1939 photo, Eric and Margaret Lawrence are sitting inside the tank of something called the 60-inch cyclotron -- a machine invented by their father, Ernest Lawrence. The cyclotron is a unique circular particle accelerator, which Lawrence himself referred to as a "proton merry-go-round." In reality, the cyclotron specialized in smashing atoms. Fun facts: this cyclotron contains a magnet that weighs 220 tons, and experiments conducted on this very machine led to the discovery of plutonium and Nobel Prizes for researchers Glenn Seaborg and Melvin Calvin. Ernest Lawrence passed away in 1958 -- just 23 days later, the Regents of the University of California voted to rename two of the university's nuclear research sites: Lawrence Livermore and Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories. | Photo courtesy of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

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Sandia National Labs: Physical, Chemical and Nano Sciences Center (PCNSC)  

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Home Home About Us Departments News Partnering Research J. Charles Barbour J. Charles Barbour Director Beverly Eppinga Beverly A. Eppinga Sr. Mgt. Asst. DOI Research Briefs CINT Physical, Chemical, and Nano Sciences Center The Physical, Chemical, and Nano Sciences Center supports Sandia's mission by providing new scientific knowledge.We have two key activities: Support the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) mission with our unique expertise in science-based solutions Perform long-term research, particularly in the physical, chemical, and nano sciences that will enable future microsystems We focus on five technical thrusts: Science-Based Solutions for NNSA Mission Needs Collective Hierarchical Systems Compound Semiconductor Science and Technology Nanosciences

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ENERGY PARTITIONING, ENERGY COUPLING (EPEC) EXPERIMENTS AT THE NATIONAL IGNITION FACILITY  

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The energy-partitioning, energy-coupling (EPEC) experiments at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) will simultaneously measure the coupling of energy into both ground shock and air-blast overpressure from a laser-driven target. The source target for the experiment is positioned at a known height above the ground-surface simulant and is heated by four beams from NIF. The resulting target energy density and specific energy are equal to those of a low-yield nuclear device. The ground-shock stress waves and atmospheric overpressure waveforms that result in our test system are hydrodynamically scaled analogs of seismic and air-blast phenomena caused by a nuclear weapon. In what follows, we discuss the motivation for our investigation and briefly describe NIF. Then, we introduce the EPEC experiments, including diagnostics, in more detail.

Fournier, K B; Brown, C G; May, M J; Dunlop, W H; Compton, S M; Kane, J O; Mirkarimi, P B; Guyton, R L; Huffman, E

2012-01-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Initial Activation and Operation of the Power Conditioning System for the National Ignition Facility  

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The NIF Power Conditioning System (PCS) resides in four Capacitor Bays, supplying energy to the Master and Power Amplifiers which reside in the two adjacent laser bays. Each capacitor bay will initially house 48 individual power conditioning modules, shown in Figure 2, with space reserved for expansion to 54 modules. The National Ignition Facility (NIF) Power Conditioning System (PCS) is a modular capacitive energy storage system that will be capable of storing nearly 400 MJ of electrical energy and delivering that energy to the nearly 8000 flashlamps in the NIF laser. The first sixteen modules of the power conditioning system have been built, tested and installed. Activation of the first nine power conditioning modules has been completed and commissioning of the first ''bundle'' of laser beamlines has begun. This paper will provide an overview of the power conditioning system design and describe the status and results of initial testing and activation of the first ''bundle'' of power conditioning modules.

Newton, M A; Kamm, R E; Fulkerson, E S; Hulsey, S D; Lao, N; Parrish, G L; Pendleton, D L; Petersen, D E; Polk, M; Tuck, J M; Ullery, G T; Moore, W B

2003-08-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment and Mitigation of Diagnostic-Generated Electromagnetic Interference at the National Ignition Facility  

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Electromagnetic interference (EMI) is an ever-present challenge at laser facilities such as the National Ignition Facility (NIF). The major source of EMI at such facilities is laser-target interaction that can generate intense electromagnetic fields within, and outside of, the laser target chamber. In addition, the diagnostics themselves can be a source of EMI, even interfering with themselves. In this paper we describe EMI generated by ARIANE and DIXI, present measurements, and discuss effects of the diagnostic-generated EMI on ARIANE's CCD and on a PMT nearby DIXI. Finally we present some of the efforts we have made to mitigate the effects of diagnostic-generated EMI on NIF diagnostics.

Brown, C G; Ayers, M J; Felker, B; Ferguson, W; Holder, J P; Nagel, S R; Piston, K W; Simanovskaia, N; Throop, A L; Chung, M; Hilsabeck, T

2012-04-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Overview of the Gamma Reaction History Diagnostic for the National Ignition Facility (NIF)  

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF) has a need for measuring gamma radiation as part of a nuclear diagnostic program. A new gamma-detection diagnostic uses 90 off-axis parabolic mirrors to relay Cherenkov light from a volume of pressurized gas. This nonimaging optical system has the high-speed detector placed at a stop position with the Cherenkov light delayed until after the prompt gammas have passed through the detector. Because of the wavelength range (250 to 700 nm), the optical element surface finish was a key design constraint. A cluster of four channels (each set to a different gas pressure) will collect the time histories for different energy ranges of gammas.

Malone, R M; Frogget, B C; Kaufman, M I; Tibbitts, A; Tunnell, T W; Evans, S C; Herrmann, H W; Kim, Y H; Mack, J M; Young, C S; McGillivray, K D; Palagi, M J

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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National Lab Helping to Train Operators for Next Generation of Power Plants  

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Lab Helping to Train Operators for Next Generation of Lab Helping to Train Operators for Next Generation of Power Plants National Lab Helping to Train Operators for Next Generation of Power Plants January 25, 2013 - 11:10am Addthis AVESTAR provides high-quality, hands-on, simulator-based workforce training delivered by an experienced team of power industry training professionals for West Virginia students. | Photo courtesy of the Office of Fossil Energy. AVESTAR provides high-quality, hands-on, simulator-based workforce training delivered by an experienced team of power industry training professionals for West Virginia students. | Photo courtesy of the Office of Fossil Energy. Gayland Barksdale Technical Writer, Office of Fossil Energy What Does AVESTAR Provide? Advanced dynamic simulation, control and virtual plant technologies

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User:GregZiebold/U.S. National Lab cleanup | Open Energy Information  

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National Lab cleanup National Lab cleanup < User:GregZiebold Jump to: navigation, search Energy Initiatives ANL Wind Power Forecasting and Electricity Markets Afghanistan-NREL Mission Afghanistan-NREL Resource Maps and Toolkits Algeria-NREL Energy Activities Argentina-NREL Bi-National Energy Working Group Assessment of Biomass Resources from Marginal Lands in APEC Countries Assisting Mexico in Developing Energy Supply and Demand Projections Berkeley India Joint Leadership on Energy and Environment Brazil-NETL Advanced Fossil Fuels Partnerships Brazil-NREL Biofuels and EERE Cooperation Canada-NREL Energy Activities Caribbean-NREL Cooperation Center for BioEnergy Sustainability Chile-NREL Renewable Energy Center and CSP Activities Chile-NREL Rural Electrification Activities China and India Industrial Efficiency NREL Partnership

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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March 5, 2013 March 5, 2013 Wrapping Up: Our Conversation on Increasing Diversity in STEM Education and the Workforce A recap of our discussion on increasing diversity in science, technology, engineering and math fields. March 4, 2013 These tiny green crystals, measuring just millionths of a meter, preserve the molecular structure and activity of Photosystem II, which carries out the oxygen-releasing process in photosynthesis. The chlorophyll-containing crystals, which have a boxlike structure, were studied at room temperature using ultrashort X-ray pulses at SLAC's Linac Coherent Light Source X-ray laser. The image was taken with a light microscope. | Photo by Jan Kern, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Sweet Sunbeams and Creative Catalysts Opening a new window on the way plants generate the oxygen we breathe, SLAC

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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25, 2012 25, 2012 A view of one of the aisles of racks that hold Sequoia's 1.6 million cores. Its 16.32 sustained petaflops and 1.6 petabytes of memory make it the world's fastest supercomputer. | Photo courtesy of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Sequoia Ranked as Fastest Supercomputer in the World With 1.6 million cores and 1.6 petabytes of memory, Sequoia takes the title for the fastest supercomputer on the planet. June 22, 2012 This rendering shows a lysozyme structural model against its X-ray diffraction pattern from SLAC's Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS), a powerful X-ray laser facility. Researchers have achieved high-resolution images of these simple biomolecules using advanced crystallography at LCLS. | Photo by Anton Barty/DESY Cracking Molecular Structures with Bright Lights - and a Few Good Eggs

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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October 29, 2013 October 29, 2013 VIDEO: Bringing This Year's Energy Pumpkins to Life Watch the Energy Department's digital team bring a CFL, solar panels, an atom and a wind turbine to life in spooky, candlelit time-lapse -- and get inspired to carve energy pumpkins of your own. October 28, 2013 VIDEO: Transforming a House into a Home Some of the nation's best and brightest students are proving that owning ultra-efficient, solar-powered houses can be part of the middle class dream. October 25, 2013 This artist's rendering illustrates the full site installation, including a new aerosol observing system (far left) and a precipitation radar (far right, with 20-ft tower). The site is located near the Graciosa Island aiport terminal, hidden by the image inset. | Image courtesy of ARM Climate Research Facility.

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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13, 2011 13, 2011 Virginia Tech puts their EcoCar vehicle through the paces at General Motors' Milford Proving Grounds. | Credit Department of Energy Advanced Vehicle Technology Competitions EcoCAR Vehicles Get Put to the Test at General Motors' Proving Ground EcoCar vehicles impress during real world testing at General Motors' Milford Proving Grounds. June 13, 2011 White House Rural Council: Creating New Business Opportunities The Council provides a new mechanism to ensure that our work creating new business opportunities and jobs in rural America is well-coordinated between agencies and that no important opportunity is missed. June 10, 2011 Data image on lead telluride thermal conductivity | Photo Courtesy of Oak Ridge National Laboratory Geek-Up[6.10.2011]: Thermoelectrics' Great Power, Key Ingredient in Bone's

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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22, 2013 22, 2013 History of the Light Bulb The History of the Light Bulb From incandescent bulbs to fluorescents to LEDs, we're exploring the long history of the light bulb. November 21, 2013 This week, the Energy Department's digital team has been focusing on the rivalry between two of history's most important energy-related engineers: Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla. Edison and Tesla's developments in electric power generation and distribution made possible many later breakthroughs. This 1951 photo shows a simple string of four 100-watt light bulbs powered by the first useful electricity ever produced by nuclear power, generated on December 20, 1951, by Argonne's Experimental Breeder Reactor 1. | Photo courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory.

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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30, 2012 30, 2012 Argonne scientists Ira Bloom (front) and Javier Bareño prepare a sample of battery materials for Raman spectroscopy, which is used to gather information regarding the nature of the materials present in the sample. | Photo courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory. Building a Better Battery for Vehicles and the Grid The new Batteries and Energy Storage Hub is a coordinated effort designed to push the limits on battery advances. November 27, 2012 How to Turn a Jaguar into a Titan It takes more than the side mural to turn the fastest supercomputer dedicated to Open Science into the fastest computer in the world. November 26, 2012 Learning about Energy Use and Conservation Has Merit EIA sponsored an Energy Merit Badge class as part of the 2012 Energy Action

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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30, 2013 30, 2013 Day 7 Construction Solar Decathlon 2013: Let the Building Begin Last week, teams began reassembling their houses on the Solar Decathlon competition site. See photo updates from the first week of construction. September 27, 2013 This aerial photo shows open water and floating ice on ponds, lakes and river channels in the Sagavanirktok River Delta in Alaska's North Slope. PNNL scientists employed satellite technology to understand the impacts of oil development activities on the environment. Using satellite radar to "see" through the ice, scientists detected critical fish overwintering habitats by identifying where ice was grounded and where it was floating. Utilizing this information on critical habitats, fishery managers can suggest locations for energy development activities that increase the sustainability of fishery resources and minimize environmental impacts. Research was funded by the U.S. Department of the Interior. | Photo courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

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Sandia National Labs: PCNSC: Research: Collective Hierarchical Systems  

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Collective Hierarchical Systems: Collective Hierarchical Systems: Developing life-emulating technologies by exploiting the physics of far-from-equilibrium, self-assembling systems What is it? We want to establish the Physical, Chemical and Nano Sciences Center and Sandia National Laboratories as major players in developing the interdisciplinary science of complex, far-from-equilibrium, self-assembling systems. These are systems that self-assemble highly organized states dynamically, across multiple length scales, through the constant flow-through and consumption of energy and material. Such driven systems, in contrast to equilibrated systems, can, in special cases, develop the key capability of representing, maintaining and modifying information. Such systems also typically bridge multiple length scales by developing

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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3, 2013 3, 2013 The Solar Classroom Lesson Plan Summer activities for parents, teachers and kids to expand their solar energy knowledge. July 2, 2013 Whether producing simple metallic pads for probing exciting new nanoscale systems or structuring more complicated geometries into silicon and other materials, nanofabrication lies at the heart of much of the work at Brookhaven's Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN). Inside the nanofabrication facility are three bays filled with state-of-the-art equipment available for use by the CFN staff, the Brookhaven community and all external users. | Photo courtesy of Brookhaven National Laboratory. Exploring the Possibilities of the Smallest Scales Scientists are studying materials of the smallest scale -- at the the level

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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17, 2011 17, 2011 Smoke cloud from Endeavour's Final Launge | Photo: NASA, Troy Cryder Experimental Endeavour on a Pillar of Flame: Space Shuttle Rises with Ambitious Technology Aboard In addition to measuring how cosmic rays flow and what they are made of, the AMS will also search for cosmic rays made of a special form of matter known as antimatter. May 17, 2011 Lipid droplets before (left) and after (right) ultrasonic lysis | Photo courtesy of Los Alamos National Laboratory Innovation at Los Alamos Unlocking a New Source of Domestic Oil... From Algae! We now have an excellent idea of just huge the potential is for algae as a biofuel. May 16, 2011 Fuel Cells Shine a Light on the Last Endeavour Space Shuttle Launch NASA's Kennedy Space Center is one of several test sites for a new

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Recent News from the National Labs | Department of Energy  

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30, 2012 30, 2012 Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and the Founding Partners of Los Angeles Better Buildings Challenge sign commitments to reduce energy use in their buildings. | Photo courtesy of the City of Los Angeles. The City of Los Angeles Has Its Spotlight on Energy Efficiency The second largest city in the U.S. commits to increasing energy efficiency in 30 million square feet of public and private buildings. July 26, 2012 Report: Tech Review Takes Snapshot of Energy Research In the energy industry, infrastructure investments must be relevant for decades. Welcome to the Quadrennial Technology Review. July 26, 2012 The Department awardees are being recognized for their efforts in a variety of fields - from advances in power electronics for the electric grid to innovations in scientific computation to new physics developments. | Photo courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory.

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So Far Unfruitful, Fusion Project Faces a Frugal Congress National Ignition Facility  

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's architects and supporters at the Livermore lab defended the device as working beautifully and pointed

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Overview and Status of the Power Conditioning System for the National Ignition Facility  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The National Ignition Facility (NIF) Power Conditioning System (PCS) is a modular capacitive energy storage system that provides over 34 kilojoules of energy to each of the nearly 8000 flashlamps in the NIF laser. Up to 400 megajoules of energy can be stored in the NIF PCS system, discharged through spark gaps and delivered to the flashlamps through a coaxial transmission line system requiring nearly 100 miles of high-voltage cable. The NIF PCS has been under development for nearly 4 years. During this time, the system was developed and designed by Sandia National Laboratory in Albuquerque, NM (SNLA) in conjunction with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). Extensive reliability testing was performed at SNLA on the First Article NIF Test Module (FANTM) test facility and design improvements were implemented based on FANTM test results, leading to the final design presently undergoing system reliability testing at LLNL. Low-cost energy-storage capacitors, charging power supplies, and reliable, fault-tolerant components were developed through partnerships with numerous contractors. Extensive reliability and fault testing of components has also been performed. This paper will provide an overview of the many efforts that have culminated in the final design of the NIF PCS. The PCS system design will be described and the cost tradeoffs discussed. Plans for fabrication and installation of the NIF PCS system over the next 6 years will be presented.

Newton, M A; Fulkerson, E S; Hulsey, S D; Kamm, R E; Pendleton, D L; Petersen, D E; Smith, C R; Ullery, G T; McKay, P F; Moore, W B; Muirhead, D A

2001-09-11T23:59:59.000Z

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IMPACT OF TARGET MATERIAL ACTIVATION ON PERSONNEL EXPOSURE AND RADIOACTIVE CONTAMINATION IN THE NATIONAL IGNITION FACILITY  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Detailed activation analyses are performed for the different materials under consideration for use in the target capsules and hohlraums used during the ignition campaign on the National Ignition Facility. Results of the target material activation were additionally used to estimate the levels of contamination within the NIF target chamber and the workplace controls necessary for safe operation. The analysis examined the impact of using Be-Cu and Ge-doped CH capsules on the external dose received by workers during maintenance activities. Five days following a 20 MJ shot, dose rates inside the Target Chamber (TC) due to the two proposed capsule materials are small ({approx} 1 {micro}rem/h). Gold and depleted-uranium (DU) are considered as potential hohlraum materials. Following a shot, gold will most probably get deposited on the TC first wall. On the other hand, while noble-gas precursors from the DU are expected to stay in the TC, most of the noble gases are pumped out of the chamber and end up on the cryopumps. The dose rates inside the TC due to activated gold or DU, at 5 days following a 20 MJ shot, are about 1 mrem/h. Dose rates in the vicinity of the cryo-pumps (containing noble 'fission' gases) drop-off to about 1 mrem/h during the first 12 hours following the shot. Contamination from activation of NIF targets will result in the NIF target chamber exceeding DOE surface contamination limits. Objects removed from the TC will need to be managed as radioactive material. However, the results suggest that airborne contamination from resuspension of surface contamination will not be significant and is at levels that can be managed by negative ventilation when accessing the TC attachments.

Khater, H; Epperson, P; Thacker, R; Beale, R; Kohut, T; Brereton, S

2009-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

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NETL: News Release - DOE Selects Eight National Lab Projects as Research to  

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February 18, 2000 February 18, 2000 DOE Selects Eight National Lab Projects as Research to Capture, Store Greenhouse Gases Expands The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will tap the talents of eight of its national laboratories as it expands its research into future ways to capture and store greenhouse gases. MORE INFO Carbon Sequestration Program. In the first of two major project selections the department expects to make this year in its carbon sequestration program, DOE said it will provide $7.7 million to the laboratories over the next three years to study innovations ranging from carbon dioxide filtering membranes to the development of "biofilms" made up of carbon-converting microorganisms. In seven of the eight projects, lab researchers will team with scientists

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DOE EiR at Oakridge National Lab 2008/09  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This project placed an experienced technology entrepreneur at Oak Ridge National Lab, one of DOEâ??s premier laboratories undertaking cutting edge research in a variety of fields, including energy technologies. With the goal of accelerating the commercialization of advanced energy technologies, the task was to review available technologies at the lab and identify those that qualify for licensing and commercialization by a private startup company, backed by private venture capital. During the project, more than 1,500 inventions filed at the lab were reviewed over a 1 year period; a successively smaller number was selected for more detailed review, ultimately resulting in five, and then 1 technology, being reviewed for immediate commercialization. The chosen technology, consisting in computational chemistry based approached to optimization of enzymes, was tested in lab experiments, paid for by funds raised by ORNL for the purpose of proving out the effectiveness of the technology and readiness for commercialization. The experiments proved out that the technology worked however itâ??s performance proved not yet mature enough to qualify for private venture capital funded commercialization in a high tech startup. As a consequence, the project did not result in a new startup company being formed, as originally intended.

Bauer, Michael

2012-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Los Alamos, Sandia National labs recognize New Mexico small businesses for  

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12th annual innovation celebration 12th annual innovation celebration Los Alamos, Sandia National labs recognize New Mexico small businesses for innovation The program was created in 2000 to bring national laboratory technology and expertise to small businesses in New Mexico and promote economic development with an emphasis on rural areas. April 3, 2013 Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy

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DOE/EIS-0236-S1; National Ignition Facility Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to the SSM PEIS, October 1999  

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National Ignition Facility Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to the SSM PEIS Prepared by U.S. Department of Energy Oakland Operations Office Oakland, California October 1999 [This page intentionally left blank.] iii COVER SHEET RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: U.S. Department of Energy TITLE: National Ignition Facility Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to the SSM PEIS CONTACT: For additional information on For general information on the NEPA this statement write or call: process at DOE, write or call: Mr. Richard Scott, Document Manager Ms. Carol M. Borgstrom, Director U.S. Department of Energy, L-293 Office of NEPA Policy and Assistance, EH-42 7000 East Avenue, P.O. Box 808 U.S. Department of Energy Livermore, CA 94550 1000 Independence Avenue, SW

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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE) THOMAS JEFFERSON NATIONAL ACCELERATOR FACILITY (JEFFERSON LAB)  

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- 2014 JSAT Application Package - 2014 JSAT Application Package Page 1 of 6 UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE) THOMAS JEFFERSON NATIONAL ACCELERATOR FACILITY (JEFFERSON LAB) JLAB SCIENCE ACTIVITIES FOR TEACHERS (JSAT) ATTENTION ALL 5 th , 6 th AND 8 th GRADE MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHERS! THIS PROGRAM IS FOR YOU! What is it? JSAT is an after school program for 5 th , 6 th and 8 th grade science teachers designed to build teachers' skills in the physical sciences, funded by the Jefferson Science Associates Initiatives Fund. What will I do? The 2013-2014 program will include interactive activities to enhance physical science instruction at the middle school level and lectures by Jefferson Lab staff on the applications of science. And, yes, teachers WILL receive class sets of some activities!

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The Radiochemical Analysis of Gaseous Samples (RAGS) Apparatus for Nuclear Diagnostics at the National Ignition Facility  

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The RAGS (Radiochemical Analysis of Gaseous Samples) diagnostic apparatus was recently installed at the National Ignition Facility. Following a NIF shot, RAGS is used to pump the gas load from the NIF chamber for purification and isolation of the noble gases. After collection, the activated gaseous species are counted via gamma spectroscopy for measurement of the capsule areal density and fuel-ablator mix. Collection efficiency was determined by injecting a known amount of {sup 135}Xe into the NIF chamber, which was then collected with RAGS. Commissioning was performed with an exploding pusher capsule filled with isotopically enriched {sup 124}Xe and {sup 126}Xe added to the DT gas fill. Activated xenon species were recovered post-shot and counted via gamma spectroscopy. Results from the collection and commissioning tests are presented. The performance of RAGS allows us to establish a noble gas collection method for measurement of noble gas species produced via neutron and charged particle reactions in a NIF capsule.

Shaughnessy, D A; Velsko, C A; Jedlovec, D R; Yeamans, C B; Moody, K J; Tereshatov, E; Stoeffl, W; Riddle, A

2012-05-11T23:59:59.000Z

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2011 Status of the Automatic Alignment System for the National Ignition Facility  

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Automated alignment for the National Ignition Facility (NIF) is accomplished using a large-scale parallel control system that directs 192 laser beams along the 300-m optical path. The beams are then focused down to a 50-micron spot in the middle of the target chamber. The entire process is completed in less than 50 minutes. The alignment system commands 9,000 stepping motors for highly accurate adjustment of mirrors and other optics. 41 control loops per beamline perform parallel processing services running on a LINUX cluster to analyze high-resolution images of the beams and their references. This paper describes the status the NIF automatic alignment system and the challenges encountered as NIF development has transitioned from building the laser, to becoming a research project supporting a 24 hour, 7 day laser facility. NIF is now a continuously operated system where performance monitoring is increasingly more critical for operation, maintenance, and commissioning tasks. Equipment wear and the effects of high energy neutrons from fusion experiments are issues which alter alignment efficiency and accuracy. New sensors needing automatic alignment assistance are common. System modifications to improve efficiency and accuracy are prevalent. Handling these evolving alignment and maintenance needs while minimizing the impact on NIF experiment schedule is expected to be an on-going challenge for the planned 30 year operational life of NIF.

Wilhelmsen, K; Awwal, A; Burkhart, S; McGuigan, D; Kamm, V M; Leach, R; Lowe-Webb, R; Wilson, R

2011-07-19T23:59:59.000Z

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A high-resolution integrated model of the National Ignition Campaign cryogenic layered experiments  

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A detailed simulation-based model of the June 2011 National Ignition Campaign cryogenic DT experiments is presented. The model is based on integrated hohlraum-capsule simulations that utilize the best available models for the hohlraum wall, ablator, and DT equations of state and opacities. The calculated radiation drive was adjusted by changing the input laser power to match the experimentally measured shock speeds, shock merger times, peak implosion velocity, and bangtime. The crossbeam energy transfer model was tuned to match the measured time-dependent symmetry. Mid-mode mix was included by directly modeling the ablator and ice surface perturbations up to mode 60. Simulated experimental values were extracted from the simulation and compared against the experiment. Although by design the model is able to reproduce the 1D in-flight implosion parameters and low-mode asymmetries, it is not able to accurately predict the measured and inferred stagnation properties and levels of mix. In particular, the measured yields were 15%-40% of the calculated yields, and the inferred stagnation pressure is about 3 times lower than simulated.

Jones, O. S.; Cerjan, C. J.; Marinak, M. M.; Milovich, J. L.; Robey, H. F.; Springer, P. T.; Benedetti, L. R.; Bleuel, D. L.; Bond, E. J.; Bradley, D. K.; Callahan, D. A.; Caggiano, J. A.; Celliers, P. M.; Clark, D. S.; Dixit, S. M.; Doppner, T.; Dylla-Spears, R. J.; Dzentitis, E. G.; Farley, D. R.; Glenn, S. M. [Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 7000 East Avenue, L-399, Livermore, California 94551 (United States); and others

2012-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Experimental validation of a diagnostic technique for tuning the fourth shock timing on National Ignition Facility  

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Capsule implosions on the National Ignition Facility (NIF) [Lindl et al., Phys. Plasmas 11, 339 (2004)] will be driven with a carefully tailored sequence of four shock waves that must be timed to very high precision in order to keep the fuel on a low adiabat. The Hohlraum conditions present during the first three shocks allow for a very accurate and direct diagnosis of the strength and timing of each individual shock by velocity interferometry. Experimental validation of this diagnostic technique on the OMEGA Laser Facility [Boehly et al., Opt. Commun. 133, 495 (1997)] has been reported in [Boehly et al., Phys. Plasmas 16, 056302 (2009)]. The Hohlraum environment present during the launch and propagation of the final shock, by contrast, is much more severe and will not permit diagnosis by the same technique. A new, closely related technique has been proposed for measuring and tuning the strength and timing of the fourth shock. Experiments to test this technique under NIF-relevant conditions have also been performed on OMEGA. The result of these experiments and a comparison to numerical simulations is presented, validating this concept.

Robey, H. F.; Celliers, P. M.; Landen, O. L. [Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94550 (United States); Boehly, T. R.; Meyerhofer, D. D. [Laboratory for Laser Energetics, Rochester, New York 14645 (United States); Olson, R. E. [Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87123 (United States); Nikroo, A. [General Atomics, San Diego, California 92186 (United States)

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Fielding of an Imaging VISAR Diagnostic at the National Ignition Facility (NIF)  

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF) requires diagnostics to analyze high-energy density physics experiments. As a core NIF early light diagnostic, this system measures shock velocities, shock breakout times, and shock emission of targets with sizes from 1 to 5 mm. A 659.5 nm VISAR probe laser illuminates the target. An 8-inch-diameter fused silica triplet lens collects light at f/3 inside the 33-foot-diameter vacuum chamber. The optical relay sends the image out an equatorial port, through a 2-inch-thick vacuum window, and into two VISAR (Velocity Interferometer System for Any Reflector) interferometers. Both streak cameras and CCD cameras record the images. Total track is 75 feet. The front end of the optical relay can be temporarily removed from the equatorial port, allowing for other experimenters to use that port. The first triplet can be no closer than 500 mm from the target chamber center and is protected from debris by a blast window that is replaced after every event. Along with special coatings on the mirrors, cutoff filters reject the NIF drive laser wavelengths and pass a band of wavelengths for VISAR, for passive shock breakout light, or for thermal imaging light (bypassing the interferometers). Finite Element Analysis was performed on all mounting structures. All optical lenses are on kinematic mounts, so that the pointing accuracy of the optical axis can be checked. A two-color laser alignment scheme is discussed.

Malone, R; Bower, J; Capelle, G; Celeste, J; Celliers, P; Frogget, B C; Guyton, R L; Kauffman, M; Lare, G; Lee, T; MacGowan, B; Montelongo, S; Thomas, T; Tunnell, T; Watts, P

2004-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Polar-drive designs for optimizing neutron yields on the National Ignition Facility  

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Polar-drive designs are proposed for producing symmetric implosions of thin-shell, DT gas-filled targets leading to high fusion-neutron yields for neutron-diagnostic development. The designs can be implemented as soon as the National Ignition Facility (NIF) [E. M. Campbell and W. J. Hogan, Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion 41, B39 (1999)] is operational as they use indirect-drive phase plates. Two-dimensional simulations using the hydrodynamics code SAGE [R. S. Craxton and R. L. McCrory, J. Appl. Phys. 56, 108 (1984)] have shown that good low-mode uniformity can be obtained by choosing combinations of pointing and defocusing of the beams, including pointing offsets of individual beams within some of the NIF laser-beam quads. The optimizations have been carried out for total laser energies ranging from 350 kJ to 1.5 MJ, enabling the optimum pointing and defocusing parameters to be determined through interpolation for any given laser energy in this range. Neutron yields in the range of 10{sup 15}-10{sup 16} are expected.

Cok, A. M.; Craxton, R. S.; McKenty, P. W. [Laboratory for Laser Energetics, University of Rochester, 250 East River Road, Rochester, New York 14623 (United States)

2008-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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X-ray conversion efficiency in vacuum hohlraum experiments at the National Ignition Facility  

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X-ray fluxes measured in the first 96 and 192 beam vacuum hohlraum experiments at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) were significantly higher than predicted by computational simulations employing XSN average atom atomic physics and highly flux-limited electron heat conduction. For agreement with experimental data, it was found that the coronal plasma emissivity must be simulated with a detailed configuration accounting model that accounts for x-ray emission involving all of the significant ionization states. It was also found that an electron heat conduction flux limit of f= 0.05 is too restrictive, and that a flux limit of f= 0.15 results in a much better match with the NIF vacuum hohlraum experimental data. The combination of increased plasma emissivity and increased electron heat conduction in this new high flux hohlraum model results in a reduction in coronal plasma energy and, hence, an explanation for the high ({approx}85%-90%) x-ray conversion efficiencies observed in the 235 < T{sub r} < 345 eV NIF vacuum hohlraum experiments.

Olson, R. E. [Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87185 (United States); Suter, L. J.; Callahan, D. A.; Rosen, M. D.; Dixit, S. N.; Landen, O. L.; Meezan, N. B.; Moody, J. D.; Thomas, C. A.; Warrick, A.; Widmann, K.; Williams, E. A.; Glenzer, S. H. [Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94551 (United States); Kline, J. L. [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545 (United States)

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Optical design of the National Ignition Facility main laser and switchyard/target area beam transport system  

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The optical design of the main laser and transport mirror sections of the National Ignition Facility are described. For the main laser the configuration, layout constraints, multiple beam arrangement, pinhole layout and beam paths, clear aperture budget, ray trace models, alignment constraints, lens designs, wavefront performance, and pupil aberrations are discussed. For the transport mirror system the layout, alignment controls and clear aperture budget are describe

English, R E; Korniski, R J; Miller, J L; Rodgers, J M

1998-06-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Performance Improvements to the Neutron Imaging System at the National Ignition Facility  

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A team headed by LANL and including many members from LLNL and NSTec LO and NSTec LAO fielded a neutron imaging system (NIS) at the National Ignition Facility at the start of 2011. The NIS consists of a pinhole array that is located 32.5 cm from the source and that creates an image of the source in a segmented scintillator 28 m from the source. The scintillator is viewed by two gated, optical imaging systems: one that is fiber coupled, and one that is lens coupled. While there are a number of other pieces to the system related to pinhole alignment, collimation, shielding and data acquisition, those pieces are discussed elsewhere and are not relevant here. The system is operational and has successfully obtained data on more that ten imaging shots. This remainder of this whitepaper is divided in five main sections. In Section II, we identify three critical areas of improvement that we believe should be pursued to improve the performance of the system for future experiments: spatial resolution, temporal response and signal-to-noise ratio. In Section III, we discuss technologies that could be used to improve these critical performance areas. In Section IV, we describe a path to evolve the current system to achieve improved performance with minimal impact on the ability of the system to operate on shots. In Section V, we discuss the abilities, scope and timescales of the current teams and the Commissariat energie atomique (CEA). In Section VI, we summarize and make specific recommendations for collaboration on improvements to the NIS.

Fittinghoff, D N; Bower, D E; Drury, O B; Dzenitis, J M; Hatarik, R; Merrill, F E; Grim, G P; Wilde, C H; Wilson, D C; Landoas, O; Caillaud, T; Bourgade, J; Buckles, R A; Lee, J; Weiss, P B

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Transportation and Electricity Convergence Session 2: National Lab Perspective (Sub-metering Hardware and Protocols)  

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Transportation and Electricity Convergence Session 2: National Lab Perspective (Sub-metering Hardware and Protocols) 1912 2012 Theodore Bohn Argonne National Laboratory 4 th Annual Workshop Evs- Transportation and Electricity Convergence Houston, TX Nov 2, 2011 ANL Perspective: Standards are the common thread that enables interoperability of new technologies Detroit was the first American city to use electric taxi cabs, in 1914. Are Indoor/Outdoor Charge Ports New? Detroit's first electric taxi accumulated >46,000 miles first two years. 2 Outdoor Curb-Side Charging Port Indoor charging stations 3 Charging Levels/ Recharge Times (it depends)  AC Level 1 - 120 v/20A outlet (~1600W) - In most garages - Outlet capacity? - Dedicated outlet usually required

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Interactive Game for Teaching Laser Amplification Used at the National Ignition Facility  

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The purpose of this project was to create an interactive game to expose high school students to concepts in laser amplification by demonstrating the National Ignition Facility's main amplifier at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. To succeed, the game had to be able to communicate effectively the basic concepts of laser amplification as accurately as possible and to be capable of exposing as many students as possible. Since concepts need to be communicated in a way that students understand, the Science Content Standards for California Public Schools were used to make assumptions about high school students knowledge of light. Effectively communicating a new concept necessitates the omission on terminology and symbolism. Therefore, creating a powerful experience was ideal for communicating this material. Various methods of reinforcing this experience ranging from color choice to abstractions kept the student focused on the game to maximize concept retention. The program was created in Java to allow the creation of a Java Applet that can be embedded onto a webpage, which is a perfect medium for mass exposure. Because a game requires interaction, the game animations had to be easily manipulated to enable the program to respond to user input. Image sprites, as opposed to image folders, were used in these animations to minimize the number of Hypertext Transfer Protocol connections, and thus, significantly reduce the transfer time of necessary animation files. These image sprites were loaded and cropped into a list of animation frames. Since the caching of large transition animations caused the Java Virtual Machine to run out of memory, large animations were implemented as animated Graphics Interchange Format images since transitions require no interaction, and thus, no frame manipulation was needed. This reduced the animation's memory footprint. The first version of this game was completed during this project. Future work for the project could include the creation of focus groups to assess the effectiveness of communicating material through an interactive game. Numerical assessments programmed into the game could also be used to collect statistics that reflect difficulty or level of frustration that students experience.

Lin, E

2009-08-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Interactive Game for Teaching Laser Amplification Used at the National Ignition Facility  

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The purpose of this project was to create an interactive game to expose high school students to concepts in laser amplification by demonstrating the National Ignition Facility's main amplifier at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. To succeed, the game had to be able to communicate effectively the basic concepts of laser amplification as accurately as possible and to be capable of exposing as many students as possible. Since concepts need to be communicated in a way that students understand, the Science Content Standards for California Public Schools were used to make assumptions about high school students knowledge of light. Effectively communicating a new concept necessitates the omission on terminology and symbolism. Therefore, creating a powerful experience was ideal for communicating this material. Various methods of reinforcing this experience ranging from color choice to abstractions kept the student focused on the game to maximize concept retention. The program was created in Java to allow the creation of a Java Applet that can be embedded onto a webpage, which is a perfect medium for mass exposure. Because a game requires interaction, the game animations had to be easily manipulated to enable the program to respond to user input. Image sprites, as opposed to image folders, were used in these animations to minimize the number of Hypertext Transfer Protocol connections, and thus, significantly reduce the transfer time of necessary animation files. These image sprites were loaded and cropped into a list of animation frames. Since the caching of large transition animations caused the Java Virtual Machine to run out of memory, large animations were implemented as animated Graphics Interchange Format images since transitions require no interaction, and thus, no frame manipulation was needed. This reduced the animation's memory footprint. The first version of this game was completed during this project. Future work for the project could include the creation of focus groups to assess the effectiveness of communicating material through an interactive game. Numerical assessments programmed into the game could also be used to collect statistics that reflect difficulty or level of frustration that students experience.

Lin, E

2009-08-06T23:59:59.000Z

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The National Ignition Facility Status and Plans for Laser Fusion and High-Energy-Density Experimental Studies  

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF) currently under construction at the University of California Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is a 192-beam, 1.8-megajoule, 500-terawatt, 351-nm laser for inertial confinement fusion (ICF) and high-energy-density experimental studies. NIF is being built by the Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Security Agency (NNSA) to provide an experimental test bed for the U.S. Stockpile Stewardship Program to ensure the country's nuclear deterrent without underground nuclear testing. The experimental program will encompass a wide range of physical phenomena from fusion energy production to materials science. Of the roughly 700 shots available per year, about 10% will be dedicated to basic science research. Laser hardware is modularized into line replaceable units (LRUs) such as deformable mirrors, amplifiers, and multi-function sensor packages that are operated by a distributed computer control system of nearly 60,000 control points. The supervisory control roo...

Moses, E I

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Laser Ignition  

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Ignition Laser Ignition A first excitation laser or other excitation light source is used in tandem with an ignitor laser to provide a compact, durable, engine deployable fuel...

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A Survey of LTR Program Industry Partner Satisfaction at Oak Ridge National Lab  

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As a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science (SC) National Laboratory, the Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL) participates in the Laboratory Technology Research (LTR) Program. The mission of the LTR Program is to advance science and technology, in support of DOE missions, toward innovative applications through cost-shared partnerships with the private sector. The benefits to industry participants include gaining access to world-class researchers and facilities, while the benefits to the ORNL researchers includes leveraging the declining government-provided funds. Thus, the importance placed upon industry partner satisfaction is large, especially if the LTR Program is to be sustained during episodes of government budget constraints. Realizing the critical nature of partner satisfaction, in 1998 the DOE-SC National Laboratories surveyed industrial partners to assess their satisfaction with the cooperative research projects in which they were involved. This paper will describe the survey methodology including development of the questionnaire and a summary of the responses (particularly those which are germane to the ORNL.) The results of the survey will be categorized as follows: (1) Desire to partner again with ORNL; (2) Benefits obtained by the company from the partnership; and (3) LTR Program ratings assigned in 11 key areas (i.e., quality of work, expertise, protection of intellectual property, value, facilities, understanding company needs, reliability of funding, schedule responsiveness, project management, contract negotiation, and contract administration.) More information about the LTR Program can be found at http://www.er.doe.gov/production/octr/aentr/aeptrnr.html.

Payne, T.L.; Kniel, C.

2000-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of the Recently proposed Super Marx Generator Approach to Thermonuclear Ignition with the DT Laser Fusion-Fission Hybrid Concept by the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory  

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The recently proposed Super Marx generator pure deuterium micro-detonation ignition concept is compared to the Lawrence Livermore National Ignition Facility (NIF) Laser DT fusion-fission hybrid concept (LiFE) [1]. In a Super Marx generator a large number of ordinary Marx generators charge up a much larger second stage ultra-high voltage Marx generator, from which for the ignition of a pure deuterium micro-explosion an intense GeV ion beam can be extracted. A typical example of the LiFE concept is a fusion gain of 30, and a fission gain of 10, making up for a total gain of 300, with about 10 times more energy released into fission as compared to fusion. This means a substantial release of fission products, as in fusion-less pure fission reactors. In the Super Marx approach for the ignition of a pure deuterium micro-detonation a gain of the same magnitude can in theory be reached [2]. If feasible, the Super Marx generator deuterium ignition approach would make lasers obsolete as a means for the ignition of ther...

Winterberg, Friedwardt

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Undergraduate Research at Jefferson Lab  

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As a Department of Energy National Lab, Jefferson Lab has a responsibility to help train the next generation of scientists. See the research projects students participating in the...

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF) and the issue of nonproliferation. Final study  

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NIF, the next step proposed by DOE in a progression of Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF) facilities, is expected to reach the goal of ICF capsule ignition in the laboratory. This report is in response to a request of a Congressman that DOE resolve the question of whether NIF will aid or hinder U.S. nonproliferation efforts. Both technical and policy aspects are addressed, and public participation was part of the decision process. Since the technical proliferation concerns at NIF are manageable and can be made acceptable, and NIF can contribute positively to U.S. arms control and nonproliferation policy goals, it is concluded that NIF supports the nuclear nonproliferation objectives of the United States.

1995-12-19T23:59:59.000Z

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The National Ignition Facility: Status and Plans for Laser Fusion and High-Energy-Density Experimental Studies  

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF) currently under construction at the University of California Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is a 192-beam, 1.8-megajoule, 500-terawatt, 351-nm laser for inertial confinement fusion (ICF) and high-energy-density experimental studies. NIF is being built by the Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Security Agency (NNSA) to provide an experimental test bed for the U.S. Stockpile Stewardship Program to ensure the country's nuclear deterrent without underground nuclear testing. The experimental program will encompass a wide range of physical phenomena from fusion energy production to materials science. Of the roughly 700 shots available per year, about 10% will be dedicated to basic science research. Laser hardware is modularized into line replaceable units (LRUs) such as deformable mirrors, amplifiers, and multi-function sensor packages that are operated by a distributed computer control system of nearly 60,000 control points. The supervisory control room presents facility-wide status and orchestrates experiments using operating parameters predicted by physics models. A network of several hundred front-end processors (FEPs) implements device control. The object-oriented software system is implemented in the Ada and Java languages and emphasizes CORBA distribution of reusable software objects. NIF is currently scheduled to provide first light in 2004 and will be completed in 2008.

E. I. Moses

2001-11-09T23:59:59.000Z

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BERKELEY LAB  

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Bringing Science Solutions to the World Bringing Science Solutions to the World lbl.gov Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's science is a global enterprise. From the Lab's site in the hills overlooking the University of California Berkeley campus, to locations across the continent and around the world, Berkeley Lab scientists are working at the frontiers of knowledge to better understand our universe and to address the challenges facing our nation and our planet. Understanding the Effects of the Gulf Oil Spill In the aftermath of the explosion of BP's Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico, a dispersed oil plume was formed at a depth between 3,600 and 4,000 feet, extending some 10 miles out from the wellhead. An intensive study by Berkeley Lab scientists, using a DNA-analytical tool they developed

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Target Diagnostic Instrument-Based Controls Framework for the National Ignition Facility (NIF)  

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The extreme physics of targets shocked by NIF's 192-beam laser are observed by a diverse suite of diagnostics including optical backscatter, time-integrated and gated X-ray sensors, and laser velocity interferometry. Diagnostics to diagnose fusion ignition implosion and neutron emissions are being planned. Many diagnostics will be developed by collaborators at other sites, but ad hoc controls could lead to unreliable and costly operations. An instrument-based controls (I-BC) framework for both hardware and software facilitates development and eases integration. Each complex diagnostic typically uses an ensemble of electronic instruments attached to sensors, digitizers, cameras, and other devices. In the I-BC architecture each instrument is interfaced to a low-cost Windows XP processor and Java application. Each instrument is aggregated with others as needed in the supervisory system to form an integrated diagnostic. The Java framework provides data management, control services and operator GUI generation. I-BCs are reusable by replication and reconfiguration for specific diagnostics in XML. Advantages include minimal application code, easy testing, and better reliability. Collaborators save costs by assembling diagnostics with existing I-BCs. This paper discusses target diagnostic instrumentation used on NIF and presents the I-BC architecture and framework.

Shelton, R T; O'Brien, D W; Kamperschroer, J H; Nelson, J R

2007-10-03T23:59:59.000Z

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National Ignition Facility Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to the Stockpile Stewardship and Management Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement  

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This Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) was prepared pursuant to a Joint Stipulation and Order approved and entered as an order of the court on October 27, 1997, in partial settlement of the lawsuit Civ. No. 97-936 (SS) (D.D.C.), ''Natural Resources Defense Council [NRDC] et al. v. Richardson et al.'' The Joint Stipulation and Order is reproduced at the end of this document as Attachment 1. In the Joint Stipulation and Order, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) agreed to prepare an SEIS to the Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Stockpile Stewardship and Management (SSM PEIS) (DOE/EIS-0236, DOE 1996a) to evaluate the reasonably foreseeable significant adverse environmental impacts of continuing to construct and of operating the National Ignition Facility (NIF) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in Livermore, California, with respect to any potential or confirmed contamination in the area by hazardous, toxic, and/or radioactive materials. On September 25, 1998, DOE announced in the ''Federal Register'' the agency's intent to prepare this SEIS for the NIF portion (Volume III, Appendix I) of the SSM PEIS. DOE's need for preparation of this SEIS, consistent with the previously established need for NIF (DOE 1996a, Appendix I), is to determine how the results of characterization studies completed pursuant to the Joint Stipulation and Order should affect the manner in which DOE proceeds with the construction and operation of NIF. On August 5, 1999, DOE issued an amended Notice of Intent to prepare this SEIS, which incorporated changes in schedule resulting from new relevant information. The SSM PEIS addressed alternative plans for DOE's defense program activities related to nuclear weapons stockpile issues at several DOE laboratories, including LLNL. The environmental consequences of construction and operation of NIF were addressed in detail in SSM PEIS Volume III, Appendix I, entitled ''National Ignition Facility Project Specific Analysis'' (NIF PSA). The Record of Decision (ROD) for the SSM PEIS was published in the ''Federal Register'' on December 26, 1996 (61 FR 68014). In the ROD, DOE announced its decision to construct and operate NIF at LLNL. The NIF is an experimental facility that would use laser light to initiate a fusion reaction in very small quantities of hydrogen by a process known as inertial confinement fusion. The start of physical construction of NIF was authorized on March 7, 1997, and groundbreaking for the NIF occurred on May 29, 1997. Construction of the NIF is ongoing; the conventional facilities are over 94% complete and are expected to be completed in late 2001.

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2001-02-23T23:59:59.000Z

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The Design and Implementation of the Integrated Timing System to be Used in the National Ignition Facility  

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The National Ignition Facility, or NIF, currently under construction at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will contain the world's most powerful laser. By the year 2003 the NIF laser will be a research tool allowing scientists a glimpse into plasma interactions that are equivalent to those found in the center of the sun. Every eight hours the NIF will generate 1.8 MJ of 351-nm light carried by 192 pulsed laser beams and focus it onto a pea-sized target. This will result in a fusion reaction between two isotopes of hydrogen, creating for a few hundred picoseconds stellar conditions. Synchronizing the beams and diagnosing the fusion reaction requires generation and delivery of over 1000 precisely timed triggers to a multitude of systems. The NIF Integrated Timing System (ITS) was developed to provide reliable, accurately timed triggers that allow each client system to operate independently during periods of shot preparation and maintenance, yet be coordinated to a few tens of picoseconds during the experiment. The ITS applies technologies developed for fiber communications and Two-Way Time Transfer, and integrates them by way of a computer communications network to achieve distributed control, dynamically configurable coordination and independent among timing channels, and integrated self-diagnostics.

Coutts, G.W.; Wiedwald, J.D.; Sewall, N.; Lagin, L.

1999-12-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Laser Ignition  

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Laser Ignition Laser Ignition Laser Ignition A first excitation laser or other excitation light source is used in tandem with an ignitor laser to provide a compact, durable, engine deployable fuel ignition laser system. Available for thumbnail of Feynman Center (505) 665-9090 Email Laser Ignition A first excitation laser or other excitation light source is used in tandem with an ignitor laser to provide a compact, durable, engine deployable fuel ignition laser system. Reliable fuel ignition is provided over a wide range of fuel conditions by using a single remote excitation light source for one or more small lasers located proximate to one or more fuel combustion zones. In two embodiments the beam from the excitation light source is split with a portion of it going to the ignitor laser and a second portion

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Target Diagnostic Instrument-Based Controls Framework for the National Ignition Facility  

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NIF target diagnostics are being developed to observe and measure the extreme physics of targets irradiated by the 192-beam laser. The response time of target materials can be on the order of 100ps--the time it takes light to travel 3 cm--temperatures more than 100 times hotter than the surface of the sun, and pressures that exceed 109 atmospheres. Optical and x-ray diagnostics were developed and fielded to observe and record the results of the first 4-beam experiments at NIF. Hard and soft x-ray spectra were measured, and time-integrated and gated x-ray images of hydrodynamics experiments were recorded. Optical diagnostics recorded backscatter from the target, and VISAR laser velocimetry measurements were taken of laser-shocked target surfaces. Additional diagnostics are being developed and commissioned to observe and diagnose ignition implosions, including various neutron and activation diagnostics. NIF's diagnostics are being developed at LLNL and with collaborators at other sites. To accommodate the growing number of target diagnostics, an Instrument-Based Controls hardware-software framework has been developed to facilitate development and ease integration into the NIF Integrated Computer Control System (ICCS). Individual WindowsXP PC controllers for each digitizer, power supply and camera (i.e., instruments) execute controls software unique to each instrument model. Each hardware-software controller manages a single instrument, in contrast to the complexity of combining all the controls software needed for a diagnostic into a single controller. Because of this simplification, controllers can be more easily tested on the actual hardware, evaluating all normal and off-normal conditions. Each target diagnostic is then supported by a number of instruments, each with its own hardware-software instrument-based controller. Advantages of the instrument-based control architecture and framework include reusability, testability, and improved reliability of the deployed hardware and software. Since the same instruments are commonly used on many different diagnostics, the controllers are reusable by replicating the hardware and software as a unit and reconfiguring the controller using configuration files for the specific diagnostic. Diagnostics are fully integrated and interoperable with ICCS supervisory and shot controls using these configuration files to drive the diagnostics' instrument-based controllers.

Shelton, R; O'Brien, D; Nelson, J; Kamperschroer, J

2007-05-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Berkeley Berkeley The Lab at a Glance 13 Nobel Prizes $700 million Annual contribution to local economy $1.6 billion Impact on U.S. economy 4,200 Employees, including: 1,685 Scientists, engineers, and faculty 475 Postdoctoral fellows 560 Undergraduate and graduate student employees Lab Budget FY 2011 $836 million $735 million + $101 million (ARRA) FY 2010 $811 million $707 million + $104 million (ARRA) FY 2009 $648 million $637 million + $ 11 million (ARRA) FY 2008 $590 million (ARRA = American Recovery and Reinvestment Act) Berkeley Lab hosts six major national user facilities that attract more than 7,000 visitors a year to conduct joint research, run experiments, and analyze sample materials: Advanced Light Source Energy Sciences Network Joint Genome Institute

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Jefferson Lab Technology Transfer  

Tool for Breast Cancer Research - Reducing the need for Biopsy. ... Jefferson Lab is a Department of Energy national laboratory for nuclear physics re ...

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The Radiochemical Analysis of Gaseous Samples (RAGS) apparatus for nuclear diagnostics at the National Ignition Facility (invited)  

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The Radiochemical Analysis of Gaseous Samples (RAGS) diagnostic apparatus was recently installed at the National Ignition Facility (NIF). Following a NIF shot, RAGS is used to pump the gas load from the NIF chamber for purification and isolation of the noble gases. After collection, the activated gaseous species are counted via gamma spectroscopy for measurement of the capsule areal density and fuel-ablator mix. Collection efficiency was determined by injecting a known amount of {sup 135}Xe into the NIF chamber, which was then collected with RAGS. Commissioning was performed with an exploding pusher capsule filled with isotopically enriched {sup 124}Xe and {sup 126}Xe added to the DT gas fill. Activated xenon species were recovered post-shot and counted via gamma spectroscopy. Results from the collection and commissioning tests are presented. The performance of RAGS allows us to establish a noble gas collection method for measurement of noble gas species produced via neutron and charged particle reactions in a NIF capsule.

Shaughnessy, D. A.; Velsko, C. A.; Jedlovec, D. R.; Yeamans, C. B.; Moody, K. J.; Tereshatov, E.; Stoeffl, W.; Riddle, A. [Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, PO Box 808, L-236, Livermore, California 94551 (United States)

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Adaptation of a cubic smoothing spline algortihm for multi-channel data stitching at the National Ignition Facility  

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Some diagnostics at the National Ignition Facility (NIF), including the Gamma Reaction History (GRH) diagnostic, require multiple channels of data to achieve the required dynamic range. These channels need to be stitched together into a single time series, and they may have non-uniform and redundant time samples. We chose to apply the popular cubic smoothing spline technique to our stitching problem because we needed a general non-parametric method. We adapted one of the algorithms in the literature, by Hutchinson and deHoog, to our needs. The modified algorithm and the resulting code perform a cubic smoothing spline fit to multiple data channels with redundant time samples and missing data points. The data channels can have different, time-varying, zero-mean white noise characteristics. The method we employ automatically determines an optimal smoothing level by minimizing the Generalized Cross Validation (GCV) score. In order to automatically validate the smoothing level selection, the Weighted Sum-Squared Residual (WSSR) and zero-mean tests are performed on the residuals. Further, confidence intervals, both analytical and Monte Carlo, are also calculated. In this paper, we describe the derivation of our cubic smoothing spline algorithm. We outline the algorithm and test it with simulated and experimental data.

Brown, C; Adcock, A; Azevedo, S; Liebman, J; Bond, E

2010-12-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Gamma bang time/reaction history diagnostics for the National Ignition Facility using 90 deg. off-axis parabolic mirrors  

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Gas Cherenkov detectors (GCDs) have been used to convert fusion gamma into photons to achieve gamma bang time and reaction history measurements. The GCDs designed for OMEGA used Cassegrain reflector optics in order to fit inside a 10 in. manipulator. A novel design for the National Ignition Facility using 90 deg. off-axis parabolic mirrors will increase light collection efficiency from fusion gammas and achieve minimum time dispersion. The broadband Cherenkov light (from 200 to 800 nm) is relayed into a high-speed detector using three parabolic mirrors. Because light is collected from many source planes throughout the CO{sub 2} gas volume, the detector is positioned at the stop position rather than at an image position. The stop diameter and its position are independent of the light-generation location along the gas cell. The current design collects light from a 100 mm diameter by 500 mm long gas volume. Optical ray tracings demonstrate how light can be collected from different angled trajectories of the Compton electrons as they fly through the CO{sub 2} gas volume. A cluster of four channels will allow for increased dynamic range as well as for different gamma energy threshold sensitivities.

Malone, R. M. [National Security Technologies, P.O. Box 809, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544 (United States); Herrmann, H. W.; Mack, J. M.; Young, C. S. [Los Alamos National Laboratory, P.O. Box 1663, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545 (United States); Stoeffl, W. [Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, P.O. Box 808, Livermore, California 94551 (United States)

2008-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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NNSA Sites, Labs Earn 12 R&D 100 Awards | National Nuclear Security...  

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laboratories continues to help the nation meet our energy challenges, strengthen our national security and improve our economic competitiveness." Awarded annually by R&D...

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Lab Supplies  

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reference materials, bleaching clay, activated bleaching earth and refining cups. Lab Supplies Lab Supplies Lab Supplies Laboratory Services analysis analytical methods aocs certified Certified Reference Materials (CRM) chemist chemists fats lab

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U.S. OpenLabs: Promoting Clean Energy Development Through Access to Tools, Data, and Expertise Across U.S. National Laboratories (Fact Sheet)  

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To assist in global access to cutting-edge clean energy analysis tools, databases, and other resources, the U.S. government has established the U.S. OpenLabs Web site. OpenLabs provides access to a broad array of resources across the U.S. national laboratory network organized to answer specific technical needs and questions related to clean energy development and deployment.

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Combining a thermal-imaging diagnostic with an existing imaging VISAR diagnostic at the National Ignition Facility (NIF)  

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Optical diagnostics are currently being designed to analyze high-energy density physics experiments at the National Ignition Facility (NIF). Two independent line-imaging Velocity Interferometer System for Any Reflector (VISAR) interferometers have been fielded to measure shock velocities, breakout times, and emission of targets having sizes of 1-5 mm. An 8-inch-diameter, fused silica triplet lens collects light at f/3 inside the 30-foot-diameter NIF vacuum chamber. VISAR recordings use a 659.5-nm probe laser. By adding a specially coated beam splitter to the interferometer table, light at wavelengths from 540 to 645 nm is spilt into a thermal-imaging diagnostic. Because fused silica lenses are used in the first triplet relay, the intermediate image planes for different wavelengths separate by considerable distances. A corrector lens on the interferometer table reunites these separated wavelength planes to provide a good image. Thermal imaging collects light at f/5 from a 2-mm object placed at Target Chamber Center (TCC). Streak cameras perform VISAR and thermal-imaging recording. All optical lenses are on kinematic mounts so that pointing accuracy of the optical axis may be checked. Counter-propagating laser beams (orange and red) are used to align both diagnostics. The red alignment laser is selected to be at the 50 percent reflection point of the beam splitter. This alignment laser is introduced at the recording streak cameras for both diagnostics and passes through this special beam splitter on its way into the NIF vacuum chamber.

Malone, R; Celeste, J; Celliers, P; Frogget, B; Guyton, R L; Kaufman, M; Lee, T; MacGowan, B; Ng, E W; Reinbachs, I P; Robinson, R B; Seppala, L; Tunnell, T W; Watts, P

2005-07-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Combining a thermal-imaging diagnostic with an existing imaging VISAR diagnostic at the National Ignition Facility (NIF)  

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Optical diagnostics are currently being designed to analyze high-energy density physics experiments at the National Ignition Facility (NIF). Two independent line-imaging Velocity Interferometer System for Any Reflector (VISAR) interferometers have been fielded to measure shock velocities, breakout times, and emission of targets having sizes of 15 mm. An 8-inch-diameter, fused silica triplet lens collects light at f/3 inside the 30-foot-diameter NIF vacuum chamber. VISAR recordings use a 659.5-nm probe laser. By adding a specially coated beam splitter to the interferometer table, light at wavelengths from 540 to 645 nm is spilt into a thermal-imaging diagnostic. Because fused silica lenses are used in the first triplet relay, the intermediate image planes for different wavelengths separate by considerable distances. A corrector lens on the interferometer table reunites these separated wavelength planes to provide a good image. Thermal imaging collects light at f/5 from a 2-mm object placed at Target Chamber Center (TCC). Streak cameras perform VISAR and thermal-imaging recording. All optical lenses are on kinematic mounts so that pointing accuracy of the optical axis may be checked. Counter-propagating laser beams (orange and red) are used to align both diagnostics. The red alignment laser is selected to be at the 50 percent reflection point of the beam splitter. This alignment laser is introduced at the recording streak cameras for both diagnostics and passes through this special beam splitter on its way into the NIF vacuum chamber.

Robert M. Malone; John R. Celesteb; Peter M. Celliers; Brent C. Froggeta; Robert L. Guyton; Morris I. Kaufman; Tony L. Lee; Brian J. MacGowan; Edmund W. Ng; Imants P. Reinbachs; Ronald B. Robinson; Lynn G. Seppala; Tom W. Tunnell; Phillip W. Watts

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An initial assessment of three-dimensional polar direct drive capsule asymmetries for implosions at the National Ignition Facility  

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF) provides a unique opportunity to study implosion physics with nuclear yield. The use of polar direct drive (PDD) [A. M. Cok, R. S. Craxton, and P. W. McKenty, Phys. Plasmas 15, 082705 (2008)] provides a simple platform for the experimental studies without expensive optics upgrades to NIF. To determine the optimum PDD laser pointing geometry on NIF and provide a baseline for validating inertial confinement fusion codes against experiments for symmetric and asymmetric implosions, computer simulations using the 3D radiation-hydrodynamics code hydra[M. M. Marinak, R. E. Tipton, O. L. Landen, T. J. Murphy, P. Amendt, S. W. Haan, S. P. Hatchett, C. J. Keane, R. McEachern, and R. Wallace, Phys. Plasmas 3, 2070 (1996)] were preformed. The upper hemisphere of a DT-filled CH capsule was imploded by 96 NIF beams in a PDD configuration. Asymmetries in both polar and equatorial directions around the capsule were observed, with the former dominating the latter. Analysis of the simulation results indicates that the lack of symmetry in the initial power density profile (during the first 200 ps of the implosion) is a primary cause of late-time asymmetry in the implosion as well as decreased yield. By adjusting the laser pointings, the symmetry and total neutron yield were improved. Simulations with dropped quads (four of the NIF laser system's 192 beamlines) without repointing worsen the overall symmetry by a factor of 10 (with respect to rms radial variation around the capsule) and reduce neutron yield by a factor of 2. Both of these degraded implosion characteristics are restored by azimuthal repointing of the remaining quads.

Krasheninnikova, Natalia S.; Finnegan, Sean M.; Schmitt, Mark J. [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545 (United States)

2012-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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High School Research at Jefferson Lab  

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As a Department of Energy National Lab, Jefferson Lab has a responsibility to help train the next generation of scientists. See the research projects students participating in the...

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Laser Spark Distribution and Ignition System  

Laser Spark Distribution and Ignition System Opportunity The Department of Energys National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) is seeking licensing partners ...

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Status of Cryogenic System for Spallation Neutron Source's Superconducting Radiofrequency Test Facility at Oak Ridge National Lab  

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Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) at Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL) is building an independent cryogenic system for its Superconducting Radiofrequency Test Facility (SRFTF). The scope of the system is to support the SNS cryomodule test and cavity test at 2-K (using vacuum pump) and 4.5K for the maintenance purpose and Power Upgrade Project of SNS, and to provide the part of the cooling power needed to backup the current CHL to keep Linac at 4.5-K during CHL maintenance period in the future. The system is constructed in multiple phases. The first phase is to construct an independent 4K helium refrigeration system with helium Dewar and distribution box as load interface. It is schedule to be commissioned in 2013. Here we report the concept design of the system and the status of the first phase of this project.

Xu, Ting [ORNL; Casagrande, Fabio [ORNL; Ganni, Venkatarao [ORNL; Knudsen, Peter N [ORNL; Strong, William Herb [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thomas Mason Oak Ridge National Lab July 10 2012 SB Summit  

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National Laboratory Presented to the DOE/NNSA Regional Small Business Summit Thomas E. Mason Director, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Knoxville, Tennessee July 10, 2012 2 Managed by UT-Battelle for the U.S. Department of Energy RegionalSummit_1207 ORNL is DOE's largest science and energy laboratory 2 Managed by UT-Battelle for the U.S. Department of Energy $1.65B budget World's most intense neutron source 4,400 employees World-class research reactor 3,000 research guests annually $500M modernization investment Nation's largest materials research portfolio Most powerful open scientific computing facility Nation's most diverse energy portfolio Managing billion-dollar U.S. ITER project 3 Managed by UT-Battelle for the U.S. Department of Energy RegionalSummit_1207

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World War II role of Oak Ridge National Lab featured in second...  

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series at the Bradbury Science Museum at 5:30 p.m., Feb. 13 with a talk by Y-12 National Security Complex historian Ray Smith about that laboratory's role during World War II and...

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Small Wind Turbine Testing Results from the National Renewable Energy Lab  

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The independent testing project was established at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to help reduce the barriers of wind energy expansion. Among these barriers is a lack of independent testing results for small turbines.

Bowen, A.; Huskey, A.; Link, H.; Sinclair, K.; Forsyth, T.; Jager, D.; van Dam, J.; Smith, J.

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FAST LAB  

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Photo of the entrance to the FAST Lab building. FAST LAB Located on the campus of Aiken Technical College (see map 28k) in Aiken, South Carolina, the FAST Lab is a partnership of...

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Jefferson Lab | Jefferson Lab  

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News item slideshow News item slideshow Final Piece Final Piece Workers install a section of the pre-shower calorimeter, or PCAL, which is part of the CLAS12 detector package in Jefferson Lab's Experimental Hall B. The new equipment is being installed for the 12 GeV Upgrade project. <<< Installation of PCAL in Hall B. Upgraded Detector Upgraded Detector Work on the 12 GeV Upgrade project continues at Jefferson Lab. Shown here is the new CLAS12 detector in Experimental Hall B after the recent installation of the pre-shower calorimeter, or PCAL. <<< Installation work on Hall B detector. Neutron Stopper Neutron Stopper Jefferson Lab engineer Paul Brindza holds up samples of a new system of concrete products designed to stop neutrons and other particles from harming sensitive scientific computers and detectors. The new system was

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The work at the InfoLab is funded in part by grants from the National Science Foundation and McKinsey and Company, and a gift from Microsoft research. The world of information has changed dramatically.  

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The work at the InfoLab is funded in part by grants from the National Science Foundation and McKinseyLab is funded in part by grants from the National Science Foundation and McKinsey and Company, and a gift from

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Lab Breakthroughs | Department of Energy  

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Lab Breakthroughs Lab Breakthroughs Lab Breakthroughs The Lab Breakthroughs series brings together video produced by each of the National Labs about their innovations and discoveries, and a Q&A with a project researcher about how they affect Americans. Here you can view the latest Q&As weekly, or view the full playlist on our YouTube page. The Lab Breakthroughs series brings together video produced by each of the National Labs about their innovations and discoveries, and a Q&A with a project researcher about how they affect Americans. Here you can view the latest Q&As weekly, or view the full playlist on our YouTube page. The Energy Department's 17 National Labs are world-class scientific

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DOE/EIS-0236-S1F; National Ignition Facility Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to the Stockpile Stewardship and Management Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (January 2001)  

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SUMMARY SUMMARY 1 This Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) was prepared pursuant to a Joint Stipulation and Order approved and entered as an order of the court on October 27, 1997, in partial settlement of the lawsuit Civ. No. 97-936 (SS) (D.D.C.), Natural Resources Defense Council [NRDC] et al. v. Richardson et al. The Joint Stipulation and Order is reproduced at the end of this document as Attachment 1. In the Joint Stipulation and Order, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) agreed to prepare an SEIS to the Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Stockpile Stewardship and Management (SSM PEIS) (DOE/EIS-0236, DOE 1996a) to evaluate the reasonably foreseeable significant adverse environmental impacts of continuing to construct and of operating the National Ignition Facility (NIF) at Lawrence Livermore National

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Working With Berkeley Lab  

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Working with the Lab Working with the Lab A-Z Index Search Phone Book Comments Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Technology Transfer Patent Department Sponsored Projects Office Procurement: Doing Business with the Lab Visitor Information Scientififc Divisions and National User Facilities UC Campus-Labs Collaboration Programs Berkeley Lab stresses collaboration in everything we do. The Laboratory is involved in many research partnerships with private industry. Our mission also includes the transfer of Laboratory inventions to the private sector for rapid commercialization. The role of the Technology Transfer Office is to make technology and expertise developed here available to industry. Contact the Technology Transfer Office to pinpoint research areas of common interest, negotiate rights to Laboratory intellectual property, and to discuss current patent and copyright licensing opportunities.

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US Department of Energy National Lab Activities in Marine Hydrokinetics: Machine Performance Testing  

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Marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) technology performance testing in the laboratory and field supports the US Department of Energy s MHK program goals to advance the technology readiness levels of MHK machines, to ensure environmentally responsible designs, to identify key cost drivers, and to reduce the cost of energy of MHK technologies. Laboratory testing results from scaled model machine testing at the University of Minnesota s St. Anthony Falls Laboratory (SAFL) main channel flume are presented, including simultaneous machine power and inflow measurements for a 1:10 scale three-bladed axial flow turbine used to assess machine performance in turbulent flows, and detailed measurements of inflow and wake flow velocity and turbulence, including the assessment of the effects of large energetic organized vortex shedding on machine performance and wake turbulence downstream. Scaled laboratory testing provides accurate data sets for near- and far-field hydrodynamic models, and useful information on technology and environmental readiness levels before full-scale testing and demonstration in open water. This study validated turbine performance for a technology in order to advance its technology readiness level. Synchronized ADV measurements to calculate spatio-temporal characteristics of turbulence supported model development of the inflow turbulence model, Hydro-TurbSim, developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to evaluate unsteady loading on MHK machines. Wake flow measurements supported model development of the far-field model, SNL-EFDC, developed by Sandia National Laboratory (SNL) to optimize spacing for MHK machine arrays.

Neary, Vincent S [ORNL; Chamorro, Leonardo [St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, 2 Third Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414; Hill, Craig [St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, 2 Third Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414; Gunawan, Budi [Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL); Sotiropoulos, Fotis [University of Minnesota

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (IGED) at Argonne National Lab -  

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Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (IGED) Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (IGED) Search Go Home Postdocs Students Student Outreach Resources for Schools U.S.-based International (English) International (Other) Events IGED 2013 Science Careers in Search of Women Girls, choose a career in Nuclear Science and Technology! Argonne Nuclear Engineers tell why they chose a Nuclear Career Resources Contact Us Recent Events Science Careers in Search of Women, Apr. 18, 2013 Junior Girl Scout Workshop 'Atomic Fission Fun with the American Nuclear Society', Jan. 26, 2013 Getting to know nuclear energy: the past, the present & the future - free public lecture (Nov. 15, 2012, Argonne National Laboratory) On January 26, 2013, Argonne staff members participated in the Junior Girl Scout Workshop 'Atomic Fission Fun with the American Nuclear Society'

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Science Education at Jefferson Lab  

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regional and national education community. Jefferson Lab's long-term commitment to science education continues to focus on increasing the number and quality of undergraduate...

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Los Alamos Lab: Bioscience Division  

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menubar | toolbar | links | content Los Alamos National Laboratory Lab Home | Phone ABOUT LANL ContactsEvent CalendarMapsOrganizationPhonebookPolicy CenterEmergency NEWS LIBRARY...

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Currents, Berkeley Lab's Biweekly Newspaper  

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Currents Index A-Z Index Search Phone Book Comments Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Search Currents Back Issues (1994 to present) Search Lab science articles...

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Remediation of the Melton Valley Watershed at Oak Ridge National Lab: An Accelerated Closure Success Story  

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The Melton Valley (MV) Watershed at the U. S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) encompasses approximately 430 hectares (1062 acres). Historic operations at ORNL produced a diverse legacy of contaminated facilities and waste disposal areas in the valley. In addition, from 1955 to 1963, ORNL served as a major disposal site for wastes from over 50 off-site government-sponsored installations, research institutions, and other isotope users. Contaminated areas in the watershed included burial grounds, landfills, underground tanks, surface impoundments, liquid disposal pits/trenches, hydro-fracture wells, leak and spill sites, inactive surface structures, and contaminated soil and sediment. Remediation of the watershed in accordance with the requirements specified in the Melton Valley Record of Decision (ROD) for Interim Actions in Melton Valley, which estimated that remedial actions specified in the ROD would occur over a period of 14 years, with completion by FY 2014. Under the terms of the Accelerated Closure Contract between DOE and its contractor, Bechtel Jacobs Company, LLC, the work was subdivided into 14 separate sub-projects which were completed between August 2001 and September 2006, 8 years ahead of the original schedule. (authors)

Johnson, Ch.; Cange, J. [Bechtel Jacobs Company, LLC, Oak Ridge, TN (United States); Skinner, R. [U.S. DOE, Oak Ridge Operations Office, Oak Ridge, TN (United States); Adams, V. [U.S. DOE, Office of Groundwater and Soil Remediation, Washington, DC (United States)

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building on and spinning off: Sandia National Labs` creation of sensors for Vietnam  

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This paper discusses Sandia National Laboratories` development of new technologies for use in the Vietnam War - specifically the seismic sensors deployed to detect troop and vehicle movement - first along the Ho Chi Minh Trail and later in perimeter defense for American military encampments in South Vietnam. Although the sensor story is a small one, it is interesting because it dovetails nicely with our understanding of the war in Vietnam and its frustrations; of the creation of new technologies for war and American enthusiasm for that technology; and of a technological military and the organizational research and a m am development structure created to support it. Within the defense establishment, the sensors were proposed within the context of a larger concept - that of a barrier to prevent the infiltration of troops and supplies from North Vietnam to the South. All of the discussion of the best way to fight in Vietnam is couched in the perception that this was a different kind of war than America was used to fighting. The emphasis was on countering the problems posed by guerrilla/revolutionary warfare and eventually by the apparent constraints of being involved in a military action, not an outright war. The American response was to find the right technology to do the job - to control the war by applying a technological tincture to its wounds and to make the war familiar and fightable on American terms. And, when doubts were raised about the effectiveness of applying existing technologies (namely, the bombing of North Vietnam and Laos), the doubters turned to new technologies. The sensors that were developed for use in Vietnam were a direct product of this sort of thinking - on the part of the engineers at Sandia who created the sensors, the civilian scientific advisors who recommended them, and, ultimately, the soldiers in the field who had to use them.

Ullrich, R.

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE/EIS-0236-S1F; National Ignition Facility Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to the Stockpile Stewardship and Management Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (January 2001)  

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I: Main Text I: Main Text Prepared by U.S. Department of Energy Oakland Operations Office Oakland, California January 2001 [This page intentionally left blank] iii COVER SHEET RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: U.S. Department of Energy TITLE: National Ignition Facility Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to the Stockpile Stewardship and Management Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement CONTACT: For additional information on For general information on the NEPA this statement, write or call: process at DOE, write or call: Mr. Richard Scott, Document Manager Ms. Carol M. Borgstrom, Director U.S. Department of Energy, L-467 Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance, EH-42 7000 East Avenue, P.O. Box 808 U.S. Department of Energy Livermore, CA 94550 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Telephone: (925) 423-3022

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Berkeley Lab Social Media  

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can get your Berkeley Lab any way you like it. Many of our user can get your Berkeley Lab any way you like it. Many of our user facilities, scientific divisions, and other groups want to connect with you on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other sites. Join the conversation! Berkeley Lab's Primary Social Media Channels FB Twitter Google+ youtube Flickr Other Berkeley Lab Facebook Pages fb icon Joint Genome Institute (JGI) fb icon Energy Sciences Network fb icon Environmental Energy Technologies Division fb icon Advanced Light Source (ALS) National Energy Research Scientific Computing (NERSC) Joint Bio Energy Institute (JBEI) Computing Sciences LBNL Research Library Life Sciences Division Earth Sciences Division Berkeley Lab Recruiters Information Technology Division Engineering Division Home Energy Saver Home Energy Saver Pro

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ARGONNE NATIONAL LAB  

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GOSS' GARAGE 'E85 CONVERSIONS' DAVIS: There's nothing like sky-rocketing gasoline and diesel prices to get everyone interested in using other kinds of fuels. But people need to be...

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Brookhaven National Lab News  

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and in discovering the particle that proves the existence of the Higgs field, the Higgs boson. More... See all News Releases Nobel Prize for Higgs discovery US Scientists...

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The BEAMS Program at Jefferson Lab  

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the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility and Newport News City Public Schools The Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab) is a U.S....

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#LabChat: Particle Accelerators, Lasers and Discovery Science...  

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a concentrated photovoltaic unit that when commercialized will revolutionize the way solar energy is collected. | Photo courtesy of Sandia National Lab LabChat: Science of...

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#LabChat: Extreme Circumstances, Unique Solutions, June 28 at...  

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a concentrated photovoltaic unit that when commercialized will revolutionize the way solar energy is collected. | Photo courtesy of Sandia National Lab LabChat: Science of...

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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory: Site Map  

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Site Map Site Map About LLNL What we do How we do it Our Values Organization Management and Sponsors Publications History Organizations Global Security National Ignition Facility Operations Safety & Security Science & Technology Weapons & Complex Integration Visiting LLNL Maps & Directions Badging Discovery Center Site Tours Current Weather Protocol Office Where to stay Tri-Valley Visitors Bureau City of Livermore News News Center For Reporters Social Media & Multimedia Publication Science and Technology Review Lab Report News Releases Around the Lab Community Discovery Center Site Tours Community giving Corporate giving Environmental information Community Center Contacts Discover LLNL Newsletter Volunteer Opportunities Education Internships Postdocs K - 12 Outreach Site Tours School Tours

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Berkeley Lab  

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Due to Laboratory budget cuts, most Berkeley Lab Learning Institute-sponsored workshops have been cancelled starting August 1. This website is now a resource for supervisors and...

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Berkeley Lab  

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Menu Training and Policy Ethical Values And Conduct New Employee Training Policies, Manuals and Reference RPM PUB3000 All Training Resources JHA Berkeley Lab Institute (BLI)...

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NIF achieves record laser energy in pursuit of fusion ignition...  

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achieves record laser energy in pursuit of fusion ignition | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the...

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Berkeley Lab Energy Breakthroughs  

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11 Lab Breakthroughs that Improved Energy Efficiency Energy Saving Tips Home Energy Saver 11 Lab Breakthroughs that Improved Energy Efficiency Energy Saving Tips Home Energy Saver It all started during the 1973 energy crisis, when scientists from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, a U.S. Department of Energy laboratory managed by the University of California, began to explore ways to improve energy efficiency in buildings and industry. Since then, Berkeley Lab has become a world leader in developing technologies and standards that have slashed energy costs by billions of dollars and helped bring energy-efficient products to your home. That same drive to bring energy efficiency to all facets of our lives continues today. AT BERKELEY LAB WE'VE: windows Turned windows into energy savers. Americans save billions of dollars in energy bills each year thanks to a

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Berkeley Lab  

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Search 29 Breakthroughs Search 29 Breakthroughs At Berkeley Lab, we've: Discovered sixteen elements. The periodic table would be smaller without Berkeley Lab. Among the Lab's handiwork is an instrumental role in the discovery of technetium-99, which has revolutionized the field of medical imaging. There's also americium, which is widely used in smoke detectors. Identified good and bad cholesterol. The battle against heart disease received a boost in the 1960s when Lab research unveiled the good and bad sides of cholesterol. Today, diagnostic tests that detect both types of cholesterol save lives. Big Bang Confirmed the Big Bang, and discovered dark energy. Lab detectors aboard a NASA satellite revealed the birth of the galaxies in the echoes of the Big Bang. And dark energy - the mysterious something

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Optical alignment techniques for line-imaging velocity interferometry and line-imaging self-emission of targets at the National Ignition Facility (NIF)  

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF) requires optical diagnostics for measuring shock velocities in shock physics experiments. The nature of the NIF facility requires the alignment of complex three-dimensional optical systems of very long distances. Access to the alignment mechanisms can be limited, and any alignment system must be operator friendly. The Velocity Interferometer System for Any Reflector (VISAR) measures shock velocities, shock breakout times, and emission of 1- to 5-mm targets at a location remote to the NIF target chamber. Three optical systems using the same vacuum chamber port each have a total track of 21 m. All optical lenses are on kinematic mounts or sliding rails, enabling pointing accuracy of the optical axis to be checked. Counter-propagating laser beams (orange and red) align these diagnostics to a listing of tolerances. Movable aperture cards, placed before and after lens groups, show the spread of alignment spots created by the orange and red alignment lasers. Optical elements include 1-in. to 15-in. diameter mirrors, lenses with up to 10.5-in. diameters, beamsplitters, etalons, dove prisms, filters, and pellicles. Alignment of more than 75 optical elements must be verified before each target shot. Archived images from eight alignment cameras prove proper alignment before each shot.

Malone, Robert; Celeste, John; Celliers, Peter; Frogget, Brent; Robert Guyton,,; Kaufman, Morris; Lee, Tony; MacGowan, Brian; Ng, Edmend; Reinbachs, Imants; Robinson, Ronald; Tunnell, Thomas; Watts, Phillip

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optical Alignment Techniques for Line-Imaging Velocity Interferometry and Line-Imaging Self-Emission of Targets at the National Ignition Facility (NIF)  

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF) requires optical diagnostics for measuring shock velocities in shock physics experiments. The nature of the NIF facility requires the alignment of complex three-dimensional optical systems of very long distances. Access to the alignment mechanisms can be limited, and any alignment system must be operator friendly. The Velocity Interferometer System for Any Reflector measures shock velocities, shock breakout times, and emission of 1- to 5-mm targets at a location remote to the NIF target chamber. Three optical systems using the same vacuum chamber port each have a total track of 21 meters. All optical lenses are on kinematic mounts or sliding rails, enabling pointing accuracy of the optical axis to be checked. Counter-propagating laser beams (orange and red) align these diagnostics to a listing of tolerances. Movable aperture cards, placed before and after lens groups, show the spread of alignment spots created by the orange and red alignment lasers. Optical elements include 1-in. to 15-in. diameter mirrors, lenses with up to 10.5-in. diameters, beamsplitters, etalons, dove prisms, filters, and pellicles. Alignment of more than 75 optical elements must be verified before each target shot. Archived images from eight alignment cameras prove proper alignment before each shot.

Malone, R M; Celeste, J R; Celliers, P M; Frogget, B .; Guyton, R L; Kaufman, M I; Lee, T L; MacGowan, B J; Ng, E W; Reinbachs, I P; Robinson, R B; Tunnell, T W; Watts, P W

2007-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

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X-ray Streak Camera Cathode Development and Timing Accuracy of the 4w UV Fiducial System at the National Ignition Facility  

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The convergent ablator experiments at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) are designed to measure the peak velocity and remaining ablator mass of an indirectly driven imploding capsule. Such a measurement can be performed using an x-ray source to backlight the capsule and an x-ray streak camera to record the capsule as it implodes. The ultimate goal of this experiment is to achieve an accuracy of 2% in the velocity measurement, which translates to a {+-}2 ps temporal accuracy over any 300 ps interval for the streak camera. In order to achieve this, a 4-{omega} (263nm) temporal fiducial system has been implemented for the x-ray streak camera at NIF. Aluminum, Titanium, Gold and Silver photocathode materials have been tested. Aluminum showed the highest quantum efficiency, with five times more peak signal counts per fiducial pulse when compared to Gold. The fiducial pulse data was analyzed to determine the centroiding a statistical accuracy for incident laser pulse energies of 1 and 10 nJ, showing an accuracy of {+-}1.6 ps and {+-}0.7 ps respectively.

Opachich, Y P; Palmer, N; Homoelle, D; Hatch, B W; Bell, P; Bradley, D; Kalantar, D; Browning, D; Landen, O

2012-05-02T23:59:59.000Z

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X-ray streak camera cathode development and timing accuracy of the 4{omega} ultraviolet fiducial system at the National Ignition Facility  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The convergent ablator experiments at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) are designed to measure the peak velocity and remaining ablator mass of an indirectly driven imploding capsule. Such a measurement can be performed using an x-ray source to backlight the capsule and an x-ray streak camera to record the capsule as it implodes. The ultimate goal of this experiment is to achieve an accuracy of 2% in the velocity measurement, which translates to a {+-}2 ps temporal accuracy over any 300 ps interval for the streak camera. In order to achieve this, a 4{omega} (263 nm) temporal fiducial system has been implemented for the x-ray streak camera at NIF. Aluminum, titanium, gold, and silver photocathode materials have been tested. Aluminum showed the highest relative quantum efficiency, with five times more peak signal counts per fiducial pulse when compared to Gold. The fiducial pulse data were analyzed to determine the centroiding statistical accuracy for incident laser pulse energies of 1 and 10 nJ, showing an accuracy of {+-}1.6 ps and {+-}0.7 ps, respectively.

Opachich, Y. P.; Palmer, N.; Homoelle, D.; Hatch, B.; Bell, P.; Bradley, D.; Kalantar, D.; Browning, D.; Landen, O. [Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94550 (United States); Zuegel, J. [Laboratory for Laser Energetics, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14623 (United States)

2012-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Gamma Bang Time/Reaction History Diagnostics for the National Ignition Facility (NIF) Using 90-degree Off-axis Parabolic Mirrors  

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Gas Cherenkov detectors (GCD) have been used to convert fusion gamma into photons to achieve gamma bang time (GBT) and reaction history measurements. The GCD designed for Omega used Cassegrain reflector optics in order to fit inside a 10-inch manipulator. A novel design for the National Ignition Facility (NIF) using 90 off-axis parabolic (OAP) mirrors will increase light collection efficiency from fusion gammas and achieve minimum time dispersion. The broadband Cherenkov light (from 200 to 800 nm) is relayed into a high-speed detector using three parabolic mirrors. Because light is collected from many source planes throughout the CO2 gas volume, the detector is positioned at the stop position rather than an image position. The stop diameter and its position are independent of the light-generation location along the gas cell. The current design collects light from a 100-mm-diameter by 500-mm-long gas volume. Optical ray tracings demonstrate how light can be collected from different angled trajectories of the Compton electrons as they fly through the CO2 gas volume. A cluster of four channels will allow for increased dynamic range, as well as different gamma energy threshold sensitivities.

R.M. Malone, H.W. Herrmann, J.M. Mack, C.S. Young, W. Stoeffl

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Gamma Bang Time/Reaction History Diagnostics for the National Ignition Facility (NIF) Using 90-degree Off-axis Parabolic Mirrors  

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Gas Cherenkov detectors (GCD) have been used to convert fusion gamma into photons to achieve gamma bang time (GBT) and reaction history measurements. The GCD designed for Omega used Cassegrain reflector optics in order to fit inside a ten-inch manipulator. A novel design for the National Ignition Facility (NIF) using 90 Off-Axis Parabolic (OAP) mirrors will increase light collection efficiency from fusion gammas and achieve minimum time dispersion. The broadband Cherenkov light (from 200 to 800 nm) is relayed into a high-speed detector using three parabolic mirrors. Because light is collected from many source planes throughout the CO2 gas volume, the detector is positioned at the stop position rather than an image position. The stop diameter and its position are independent of the light-generation location along the gas cell. The current design collects light from a 100-mm diameter by 500-mm-long gas volume. Optical ray tracings demonstrate how light can be collected from different angled trajectories of the Compton electrons as they fly through the CO2 gas volume. A cluster of four channels will allow for increased dynamic range as well as different gamma energy threshold sensitivities. 52.70.La, 29.40.Ka, 42.15.Eq, 07.60.-j, 07.85.-m

H.W. Herrmann, R.M. Malone, W. Stoeffl, J.M. Mack, C.S. Young

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

407

NREL: Vehicles and Fuels Research - Fuel Combustion Lab  

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Fuel Combustion Lab Fuel Combustion Lab NREL's Fuel Combustion Laboratory focuses on characterizing fuels at the molecular level. This information can then be used to understand and predict the fuel's effect on engine performance and emissions. By understanding the effects of fuel chemistry on ignition we can develop fuels that enable more efficient engine designs, using both today's technology and future advanced combustion concepts. This lab supports the distributed Renewable Fuels and Lubricants (ReFUEL) Laboratory, and the Biofuels activity. Photo of assembled IQT. Ignition Quality Tester The central piece of equipment in the Fuel Combustion Laboratory is the Ignition Quality Tester (IQT(tm)). The IQT(tm) is a constant volume combustion vessel that is used to study ignition properties of liquid

408

Procurement | Argonne National Laboratory  

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Procurement "Doing business with Argonne and Fermi national labs" - Aug. 21, 2013 Read more about "Doing business with Argonne and Fermi national labs" - Aug. 21, 2013 Argonne and...

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DOE/EIS-0236-S1; National Ignition Facility Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to the SSM PEIS, October 1999  

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3 3 East Avenue S o u t h e r n P a c i f i c R . R . A r r o y o S e c o 580 Vasco Road Patterson Pass Road Greenville Road Arroyo Las Positas S o u t h L i v e r m o r e A v e n u e A r r o y o M o c h o 0 Scale: Miles 1 0.5 Springtown Tesla Road A r r o y o La s P o si ta s Sandia National Laboratories Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 0 1 2 Scale: Kilometers N MLA11861 * * Indicates approximate location of the NIF construction area. FIGURE 3.1 Surface Water Features near Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 3-7 FIGURE 3.3 Eastern Portion of the Livermore Site Showing Groundwater Wells and Approximate Area Containing VOCs over the Maximum Contaminant Levels in 1998 3-11 MLA6906 PCB (ppm) Tritium (pCi/g) Freon 11 (ppb) Carbon tetrachloride (ppb) PCE (ppb) TCE (ppb) 1x10 -1 1x10 0 1x10 1 1x10 2 1x10 3 1x10 4 1x10 5 18 0.53 520 23 1,600 6,100 540 EPA Industrial PRG

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Advanced ignition and propulsion technology program  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This is the final report of a three-year, Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) project at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Reliable engine re-ignition plays a crucial role in enabling commercial and military aircraft to fly safely at high altitudes. This project addressed research elements critical to the optimization of laser-based igniter. The effort initially involved a collaborative research and development agreement with B.F. Goodrich Aerospace and Laser Fare, Inc. The work involved integrated experiments with theoretical modeling to provide a basic understanding of the chemistry and physics controlling the laser-induced ignition of fuel aerosols produced by turbojet engine injectors. In addition, the authors defined advanced laser igniter configurations that minimize laser packaging size, weight, complexity and power consumption. These innovative ignition concepts were shown to reliably ignite jet fuel aerosols over a broad range of fuel/air mixture and a t fuel temperatures as low as -40 deg F. The demonstrated fuel ignition performance was highly superior to that obtained by the state-of-the-art, laser-spark ignition method utilizing comparable laser energy. The authors also developed a laser-based method that effectively removes optically opaque deposits of fuel hydrocarbon combustion residues from laser window surfaces. Seven patents have been either issued or are pending that resulted from the technology developments within this project.

Oldenborg, R.; Early, J.; Lester, C.

1998-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Berkeley Lab  

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for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Started in 1931, it moved to its present site above the UC Berkeley campus in 1940. January 2007 Why is Berkeley Lab preparing a Long...

412

Laser preheat enhanced ignition  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method for enhancing fuel ignition performance by preheating the fuel with laser light at a wavelength that is absorbable by the fuel prior to ignition with a second laser is provided.

Early, James W. (Los Alamos, NM)

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory  

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0 Things You Didn't Know About Lawrence Livermore National 0 Things You Didn't Know About Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory December 6, 2013 - 6:18pm Addthis The photo above is of a cryogenically cooled target in the National Ignition Facility as "seen" by the laser through the hohlraum's laser entrance hole. | Photo courtesy of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The photo above is of a cryogenically cooled target in the National Ignition Facility as "seen" by the laser through the hohlraum's laser entrance hole. | Photo courtesy of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Ben Dotson Ben Dotson Project Coordinator for Digital Reform, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? Founded in 1952, Lawrence Livermore National Lab is one of the

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Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory  

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Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Lawrence Livermore National Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory December 6, 2013 - 6:18pm Addthis The photo above is of a cryogenically cooled target in the National Ignition Facility as "seen" by the laser through the hohlraum's laser entrance hole. | Photo courtesy of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The photo above is of a cryogenically cooled target in the National Ignition Facility as "seen" by the laser through the hohlraum's laser entrance hole. | Photo courtesy of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Ben Dotson Ben Dotson Project Coordinator for Digital Reform, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? Founded in 1952, Lawrence Livermore National Lab is one of the

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Berkeley Lab: Educational Sites  

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Educational Sites Educational Sites The Center for Science & Engineering Education (CSEE) Berkeley Lab's Center for Science & Engineering Education (CSEE) carries out the Department of Energy's education mission to train the next generation of scientists, as well as helping them to gain an understanding of the relationships among frontier science, technology, and society. CSEE supports science literacy in the community and nationally through a broad range of programs from elementary school to undergraduate and graduate education, including internships, mentoring, school workshops and summer research programs for teachers. Through its broad range of programs, CSEE serves as the center for Berkeley Lab's science education efforts, developing partnerships with schools, government agencies, and non-profit

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Thermal ignition combustion system  

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The thermal ignition combustion system comprises means for providing walls defining an ignition chamber, the walls being made of a material having a thermal conductivity greater than 20 W/m C and a specific heat greater than 480 J/kg C with the ignition chamber being in constant communication with the main combustion chamber, means for maintaining the temperature of the walls above a threshold temperature capable of causing ignition of a fuel, and means for conducting fuel to the ignition chamber. 8 figs.

Kamo, R.; Kakwani, R.M.; Valdmanis, E.; Woods, M.E.

1988-04-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Berkeley Lab A to Z Index: L  

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LabAlert - LabAlert Emergency Alerting Service LabAlert - LabAlert Emergency Alerting Service Lab Advisory Board Lab Population Table Lab Property Review Lab Wiki Laboratory Counsel Laboratory Directed Research & Development Program (LDRD) Laboratory Research Computing Laboratory Support Services Labor Employee Relations Lactation Accommodation Program Lactation / Nursing Moms Laser Ablation: Advanced Laser Technologies Lab Laser Management System (Laser Inventory) Laser Safety Web Page Lasers, Optical Accelerator Systems Integrated Studies (L'OASIS) Group LaTeX (& TeX) information Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 75th Anniversary Website LBLnet Service at LBL (Ethernet, IP, VPN, etc.) LBNL Corrective Action Tracking System (CATS) LBNL Incident Notification/Contact x6999 LBNL Merchandise, Food and Drink for Sale 24/7 at the Guest House

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DOE and Fusion Links | Princeton Plasma Physics Lab  

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United States Sites General Atomics (GA) MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center U.S. ITER National Ignition Facility (NIF) American Fusion News International Sites Australian...

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Berkeley Lab Scientific Programs: Computing Sciences  

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data-intensive, international scientific collaborations. National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) Located at Berkeley Lab, NERSC is the flagship...

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Renewable Energy Powers Renewable Energy Lab, Employees  

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Powers Renewable Energy Lab, Employees The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) does more than just research renewable energy. It runs on...

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Jefferson Lab Treasure Hunt  

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Jefferson Lab Treasure Hunt Students tour Jefferson Lab's site while searching for answers to challenging questions. Teacher Overview Download this Activity Lab Pages Questions...

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U.S. Department of Energy Commits $15 million to its Idaho National Lab for Post-Irradiation Examination Equipment  

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WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy Dennis Spurgeon today announced $15 million in funding is being provided to DOE's Idaho National...

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CYCLE-BY-CYCLE COMBUSTION VARIATIONS IN SPARK-IGNITED ENGINES Engineering Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge TN 37831-8088 USA  

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CYCLE-BY-CYCLE COMBUSTION VARIATIONS IN SPARK-IGNITED ENGINES C.S. DAW Engineering Technology-2053 USA ABSTRACT Under constant nominal operating conditions, internal combustion engines can exhibit sub- stantial variation in combustion efficiency from one cycle to the next. Previous researchers have attempted

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Laser Spark Distribution and Ignition System  

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Spark Distribution and Ignition System Spark Distribution and Ignition System Opportunity The Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) is seeking licensing partners interested in implement- ing United States Patent Number 7,421,166 entitled "Laser Spark Distribution and Ignition System." Disclosed in this patent is NETL's laser spark distribution and ignition system, which reduces the high-power optical requirements normally needed for such a system by using optical fibers to deliver low-peak-energy pumping pulses to a laser amplifier or laser oscillator. Laser spark generators then produce a high-peak-power laser spark from a single low power pulse. The system has ap- plications in natural gas fueled reciprocating engines, turbine combustors, explosives, and laser induced breakdown spectroscopy diagnostic sensors.

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Lab transitions employee giving campaigns  

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Lab transitions employee giving campaigns Lab transitions employee giving campaigns Community Connections: Our link to Northern New Mexico Communities Latest Issue:Dec. 2013 - Jan. 2014 All Issues » submit Lab transitions employee giving campaigns This year's theme: "I Give Because..." November 1, 2013 Employee Giving Logo The theme for this year's employee giving campaigns Contact Community Programs Office Director Kurt Steinhaus Email Editor Linda Anderman Email During the past seven years contributions to the Lab's annual employee giving campaign have risen by 370 percent and hopes to surpass the $3.1 million amount collected last year. As in past years, that amount includes a $1 million dollar match from the Lab's manager, Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS). The funds support nonprofits within the region and

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Directions to Berkeley Lab  

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Airport to the Lab by BART San Francisco Airport to the Lab by commercial shuttle San Francisco to the Lab by BART Downtown San Francisco to the Lab by car Oakland...

427

The Ignition Physics Study Group  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In the US magnetic fusion program there have been relatively few standing committees of experts, with the mandate to review a particular sub-area on a continuing basis. Generally, ad hoc committees of experts have been assembled to advise on a particular issue. There has been a lack of broad, systematic and continuing review and analysis, combining the wisdom of experts in the field, in support of decision making. The Ignition Physics Study Group (IPSG) provides one forum for the systematic discussion of fusion science, complementing the other exchanges of information, and providing a most important continuity in this critical area. In a similar manner to the European program, this continuity of discussion and the focus provided by a national effort, Compact Ignition Tokamak (CIT), and international effort, Engineering Test Reactor (ETR), are helping to lower those barriers which previously were an impediment to rational debate.

Sheffield, J.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Jefferson Lab Technology Transfer  

For more information about Intellectual Property and Inventions, please see the Jefferson Lab Employee Handbook, the Jefferson Lab Administrative ...

429

Institutions Related to Berkeley Lab  

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Institutions Related to Berkeley Laboratory Institutions Related to Berkeley Laboratory DOE logo Office of Science logo UC seal Berkeley Lab logo University of California Department of Energy (DOE) and DOE National Laboratories NERSC (National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center) ESnet Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Los Alamos National Laboratory High Energy Physics Information Center U.S. Government University of California UC Berkeley UC Berkeley colleges, schools, and teaching units The Daily Cal independent student newspaper at UC Berkeley. University of California campuses and labs UC Office of the President UC National Laboratories provides news and information on UC's management of three DOE laboratories -- Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and Los Alamos National

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Shock Timing Techniques for Ignition Capsules on the NIF  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Results from a series of shock trajectory measurements in planar liquid deuterium targets will set the pulse shape they use for ignition capsules at the National Ignition Facility. They discuss outstanding issues for this concept, in particular, ideas for certifying that the drive on a planar sample is the same as on a spherical capsule.

Munro, D H; Haan, S W; Collins, G W; Celliers, P M

2003-09-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Preparation for Ignition Experiments on the NIF Fusion Power Associates Annual Meeting  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Preparation for Ignition Experiments on the NIF Fusion Power Associates Annual Meeting December 4-5, 2007 John Lindl NIF and Photon Science Directorate Chief Scientist Lawrence Livermore National chance for ignition in early NIF operations · The initial ignition experiments only scratch the surface

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OMEGA ICF experiments and preparation for direct drive ignition on NIF  

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OMEGA ICF experiments and preparation for direct drive ignition on NIF R.L. McCrorya , R.E. Bahra) is investigating various theoretical aspects of a direct drive National Ignition Facility (NIF) ignition target equivalent to those planned for the NIF. The current experimental studies on OMEGA address the essential

433

Energy Efficiency in China : New Concepts : From the Lab to the...  

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Energy Efficiency in China From the Lab to the Marketplace Ten Years Later, Energy Efficient Technologies from Research at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley Lab...

434

National facility for advanced computational science: A sustainable path to scientific discovery  

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User Facilities .Managing National User Facilities Berkeley Lab has been afour DOE national user facilities. The focus of Berkeley Lab

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

435

National Ignition Facility | National Nuclear Security Administration  

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Home > About Us > Our Programs > Defense Programs > Office of Research, Development, Test Capabilities and Evaluation > Office of Inertial Confinement Fusion > Facilities >...

436

Ignition Rate Measurement of Laser-Ignited Coals  

SciTech Connect

We established a novel experiment to study the ignition of pulverized coals under conditions relevant to utility boilers. Specifically, we determined the ignition mechanism of pulverized-coal particles under various conditions of particle size, coal type, and freestream oxygen concentration. We also measured the ignition rate constant of a Pittsburgh #8 high-volatile bituminous coal by direct measurement of the particle temperature at ignition, and incorporating this measurement into a mathematical model for the ignition process. The model, called Distributed Activation Energy Model of Ignition, was developed previously by our group to interpret conventional drop-tube ignition experiments, and was modified to accommodate the present study.

John C. Chen; Vinayak Kabadi

1997-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

437

Ion Beam Materials Lab  

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Facilities » Facilities » Ion Beam Materials Lab Ion Beam Materials Lab A new research frontier awaits! Our door is open and we thrive on mutually beneficial partnerships, collaborations that drive innovations and new technologies. April 12, 2012 Ion Beam Danfysik Implanter High Voltage Terminal. Contact Yongqiang Wang (505) 665-1596 Email Devoted to the characterization and modification of surfaces through the use of ion beams The Ion Beam Materials Laboratory (IBML) is a Los Alamos National Laboratory resource devoted to the characterization and modification of surfaces through the use of ion beams. The IBML provides and operates the core facilities, while supporting the design and implementation of specific apparati needed for experiments requested by users of the facility. The result is a facility with

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From Lab to Market: Energy Department Researchers Lead R&D 100...  

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From Lab to Market: Energy Department Researchers Lead R&D 100 From Lab to Market: Energy Department Researchers Lead R&D 100 July 18, 2013 - 2:22pm Addthis Argonne National Lab...

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NETL: Releases & Briefs - Deep Ocean in the Lab  

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Deep Ocean in the Lab Deep Ocean in the Lab Researchers at DOEs National Energy Technology Laboratory have designed and constructed a high-pressure water tunnel that simulates...

440

ALS Chemistry Lab  

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ALS Chemistry Lab Print ALS Chemistry Labs The ALS Chemistry Labs are located in the User Support Building (15-130) and in Building 6 (6-2233)*. These spaces are dedicated for...

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ALS Chemistry Lab  

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Chemistry Lab Print ALS Chemistry Labs The ALS Chemistry Labs are located in the User Support Building (15-130) and in Building 6 (6-2233)*. These spaces are dedicated for...

442

The velocity campaign for ignition on NIF  

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Achieving inertial confinement fusion ignition requires a symmetric, high velocity implosion. Experiments show that we can reach 95 {+-} 5% of the required velocity by using a 420 TW, 1.6 MJ laser pulse. In addition, experiments with a depleted uranium hohlraum show an increase in capsule performance which suggests an additional 18 {+-} 5 {mu}m/ns of velocity with uranium hohlraums over gold hohlraums. Combining these two would give 99 {+-} 5% of the ignition velocity. Experiments show that we have the ability to tune symmetry using crossbeam transfer. We can control the second Legendre mode (P2) by changing the wavelength separation between the inner and outer cones of laser beams. We can control the azimuthal m = 4 asymmetry by changing the wavelength separation between the 23.5 and 30 degree beams on NIF. This paper describes our 'first pass' tuning the implosion velocity and shape on the National Ignition Facility laser [Moses et al., Phys. Plasmas, 16, 041006 (2009)].

Callahan, D. A.; Meezan, N. B.; Glenzer, S. H.; MacKinnon, A. J.; Benedetti, L. R.; Bradley, D. K.; Celeste, J. R.; Celliers, P. M.; Dixit, S. N.; Doeppner, T.; Dzentitis, E. G.; Glenn, S.; Haan, S. W.; Haynam, C. A.; Hicks, D. G.; Hinkel, D. E.; Jones, O. S.; Landen, O. L.; London, R. A.; MacPhee, A. G. [Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94550 (United States); and others

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Jefferson Lab Coloring Book  

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Programs and Events Search Education Privacy and Security Notice Jefferson Lab Coloring Book The Jefferson Lab Coloring Book, Quarks - More Than Meets the Eye, was written to help...

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Lab announces security changes  

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Lab announces security changes Lab announces security changes The Laboratory is implementing several changes to its security procedures as the result of a recent security...

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Radiator Labs | Department of Energy  

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Radiator Labs Radiator Labs National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition Radiator Labs Columbia University More than 14 million housing units, or 10 percent of the national housing stock, is heated by steam and hot water. Steam heating, which represents the majority of this market, is particularly inefficient, and is characterized by a central source of steam generation with a convective distribution system via a network of pipes and radiators. There is no way to control heat transfer through this network, so building managers configure boiler systems to treat a building as a single zone keeping the coldest apartment above a minimum statutory temperature. This results in overheating of the other spaces in the building due to differences in exposure, level of insulation, distribution system heating,

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Radiator Labs | Department of Energy  

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Competition » Radiator Labs Competition » Radiator Labs National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition Radiator Labs Columbia University More than 14 million housing units, or 10 percent of the national housing stock, is heated by steam and hot water. Steam heating, which represents the majority of this market, is particularly inefficient, and is characterized by a central source of steam generation with a convective distribution system via a network of pipes and radiators. There is no way to control heat transfer through this network, so building managers configure boiler systems to treat a building as a single zone keeping the coldest apartment above a minimum statutory temperature. This results in overheating of the other spaces in the building due to differences in exposure, level of insulation, distribution system heating,

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Radiator Labs | Department of Energy  

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Competition » Radiator Labs Competition » Radiator Labs National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition Radiator Labs Columbia University More than 14 million housing units, or 10 percent of the national housing stock, is heated by steam and hot water. Steam heating, which represents the majority of this market, is particularly inefficient, and is characterized by a central source of steam generation with a convective distribution system via a network of pipes and radiators. There is no way to control heat transfer through this network, so building managers configure boiler systems to treat a building as a single zone keeping the coldest apartment above a minimum statutory temperature. This results in overheating of the other spaces in the building due to differences in exposure, level of insulation, distribution system heating,

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Sandia National Labs: PCNSC: News  

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Research News The Solid State Lighting Science Energy Frontier Research Center (SSLS EFRC) entered a video competition for the DOE EFRC Summit and Forum. The 3-minute video...

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Video Services, Brookhaven National Lab  

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Video Services Note: Video services are available at no charge to BNL and Guest users. Video Taping Services Work progress for program review reports Lectures, seminars and conferences on or offsite Media events for public relations Video Streaming and WBNL Video Production, Editing, & Recording Science, Educational and training videos produced on location or in our studio Non-linear editing of all video formats Digital files can be incorporated into existing footage Recording of media broadcasts Videotape duplication - all formats and foreign format conversion Still frames and video can be captured in a variety of digital formats, for use in multimedia and internet applications DVD authoring and production Additional Information To view the BNL's Video archives, visit WBNL.

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and Environmental Sciences Education Program Energy Engineering Industrial Partnerships, Tech Transfer Internships Jobs Lasers National Ignition Facility Nonproliferation,...

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Berkeley Lab Social Media  

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Berkeley Lab social media guidelines Berkeley Lab social media guidelines Read this before you tweet! These guidelines, developed by Berkeley Lab's Public Affairs Department, are intended to help Lab employees who use social media in an official capacity on behalf of Berkeley Lab. Social media is a great way to engage a large audience, but there are ways to do it well-and not so well-so please read on. These guidelines are for Lab staff interested in establishing a social media presence for a department, division, or user facility. They're also for Lab staff using social media as an individual but representing the Lab in some way. For Berkeley Lab's policies on basic computing and communications, which pertain to all Lab employees, read RPM 9.01 Computing and Communication and RPM 9.02 Operational Procedures for Computing and

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Invisible Science: Lab Breakthroughs in Our Daily Lives | Department of  

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Invisible Science: Lab Breakthroughs in Our Daily Lives Invisible Science: Lab Breakthroughs in Our Daily Lives Invisible Science: Lab Breakthroughs in Our Daily Lives April 24, 2012 - 2:30pm Addthis The Lab Breakthroughs video series focuses on the array of technological advancements and discoveries that stem from research performed in the National Labs, including improvements in industrial processes, discoveries in fundamental scientific research, and innovative medicines. See the Lab Breakthroughs topic page for the most recent videos and Q&As with researchers. The Lab Breakthroughs video series focuses on the array of technological advancements and discoveries that stem from research performed in the National Labs, including improvements in industrial processes, discoveries

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Berkeley Lab Hosts Regional Science Bowl; Palo Alto Comes Out...  

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San Francisco's University High School. For more information: http:science.energy.govwdtsnsb About NERSC and Berkeley Lab The National Energy Research Scientific Computing...

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Los Alamos National Lab: National Security Science  

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Industry-Lab Research Opportunities  

Partnering With Berkeley Lab: Industry-Lab Research Opportunities. Some of the most innovative technology transfer at Berkeley Lab involves collaborative projects ...

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GridLAB-D  

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GridLAB-D GridLAB-D 2010 Peer Review Overview * What is GridLAB-D? * Why use GridLAB-D? * How does GridLAB-D work? * How has GridLAB-D been used so far? * What is it expected in the coming year? * Funding and management details GridLAB-D Simulates the Smart Grid Power system models Load models Market models GridLAB-D model unifies keys elements of a Smart Grid  Next generation tool  Integrates models  Smart Grid analysis  Projects  Technologies  Cost/benefits  Business cases  Multi-scale models  Seconds to decades  Links to existing tools  Open source  Contributions from  Government  Industry  Academic  Vendors  Drives need for high performance computers  Vendors can add/extract modules for their own uses 3 Why simulate the smart grid?

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Berkeley Lab Social Media  

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To Your Lab Gmail Signature Instructions Use the Firefox browser - it does not work in Google Chrome Open Lab Gmail Click on Settings button on far right - it looks like a round...

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NOPA/AOCS Certified Labs  

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Lab certification listing for soybean meal according to NOPA trading rules. NOPA/AOCS Certified Labs Laboratory Directory aocs applicants Approved Chemists certified chemist chemists fat lab laboratories laboratory Laboratory Directory labs methods NOPA

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Engines - Spark Ignition Engines  

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Spark Ignition Engines Spark Ignition Engines Thomas Wallner and omni engine Thomas Wallner and the omnivorous engine Background Today the United States import more than 60% of its crude oil and petroleum products. Transportation accounts for a major portion of these imports. Research in this field is focused on reducing the dependency on foreign oil by increasing the engine efficiency on the one hand and blending gasoline with renewable domestic fuels, such as ethanol, on the other. Argonne's Research The main focus of research is on evaluation of advanced combustion concepts and effects of fuel properties on engine efficiency, performance and emissions. The platforms used are a single-cylinder research engine as well as an automotive-size four-cylinder engine with direct fuel injection.

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