Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)U.S. Department of Energy
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is a national security laboratory managed by Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC for the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration. The laboratory has approximately 6,300 employees, including term employees and post-doctoral fellows.
LLNL’s mission is to ensure the safety and security of the nation through applied science and technology in the following areas:
- Energy and Environmental Security
- Science, Technology and Engineering
- Nuclear Deterrent Weapons
Highlighted capabilities and technologies related to CBRNE include:
- Resonance Ionization Mass Spectrometry (RIMS)
- Hand-held Isotope Identification
- Easy Livermore Inspection Test for Explosives (ELITE)
- Biomedical Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Instrument
- Screening Cargo Containers for Nuclear Threats
- Batteryless Nanowire Sensor for Chemical Agents
- Integrated WMD Analysis
- Nanolipoprotein (NLP) Anthrax Vaccine
- Nuclear Explosion Monitoring
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A first-of-its-kind online game called ‘SIGNAL is poised to revolutionize the field of wargaming. Leveraging state-of-the-art game engines and cloud computing platforms to build an online, multi-player game, researchers can examine the dynamics of nuclear deterrence and conflict escalation with much larger datasets.
$25 Million Award Will Support Nuclear Nonproliferation R&D, Education
LLNL will be part of a consortium of 12 universities and 10 national laboratories led by the Georgia Institute of Technology to develop new technologies and educational programs to support NNSA nuclear science, security and nonproliferation goals.
- CTBTO Head Visits Top U.S. Nuclear Security Sites (Nov 2015)
- Technology Traces Both Aerosolized Threats and Contaminated Food (Jan 2015)
- LLNL Researchers Cut Sample Prep Time Dramatically (Oct 2014)
- Lawrence Livermore Seeks Partner for Fast PCR Instrument (Aug 2014)
- LLNL Recognized for Explosives, Nuclear Detection Research (Aug 2014)
- LLNL Technology Could Screen for Emerging Viral Diseases (Jul 2014)
- Livermore Researchers Identify Chemical, Physical Traits of Fallout (Jan 2014)
- DNA Tagged Reagents for Aerosol Experiments (Oct 2013)
- LLNL Announces Licensing Opportunity for Fast PCR Technology (May 2013)