LLNL Technical Tour
June 14, 2023
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
On-Site Tour – Livermore National Laboratory National Ignition Facilities
The National Ignition Facility (NIF) is the size of a sports stadium – three football fields could fit inside. NIF’s unique energy and power enable cutting-edge research to help keep America safe and secure, explore new frontiers of sciencem abd kay the groundwork for a clean, sustainable source of enegery.
NIF is the world’s most precise and reporducible laser system. It precisely guides, amplifies, reflects, and focuses 192 powerful laser beams into a target about the size of a pencil eraser in a few billionths of a secon, delivering more than 2 million joules of ultraviolet energy and 500 tillion watts of peak power.
Venue: Westgate Badge Office - Lawrence Livermore National Labs
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Westgate Badge Office, W Gate Dr, Livermore, CA 94550