Contact: Scott McCall
LLNL has a long history of working with actinide materials for multiple national security missions. We maintain capabilities to synthesize, characterize, and test materials containing actinides.
Contact: Stephen Harley
The Center for National Security Applications of Magnetic Resonance was created in 2003 to meet national defense challenges and explore the application of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) to biological characterization. The center has expanded to become a multidisciplinary, state-of-the-art NMR facility, housing multiple high field and low field NMR spectrometers with capabilities for analysis of solids, liquids and gases, including explosives, radiological, highly toxic industrial chemical, and chemical and biological threat agents. World-class researchers with diverse interests staff the facility.
Contact: Geoffrey Campbell
LLNL developed and maintains the first Dynamic TEM capability in the U.S. The dynamic transmission electron microscope (DTEM) at LLNL provides the ability to image transient behavior with an unprecedented combination of spatial and temporal resolution: nanometers and nanoseconds. Learn more...
Contact: Kerri Blobaum
LLNL maintains state-of-the-art capabilities in Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) to characterize materials.
Contact: Lara Leininger
The Energetic Materials Center (EMC) is operated jointly by the Physical and Life Sciences, Global Security and Weapons and Complex Integration directorates at Lawrence Livermore to conduct research and development on the performance of high explosives. Initially established as a core element of the nuclear weapons program, EMC has grown to also support research and development for advanced conventional weapons, rocket and gun propellants, homeland security, demilitarization, and industrial applications of energetic materials.
Contact: Yong Han
The Materials Science Division is developing novel feedstocks for additive manufacturing, including novel metal alloys to energetic formulations and advanced polymer composites.
Contact: Alex Hamza
NSCL is making advances in science at the intersection of physics, materials science, engineering, and chemistry. We are pursuing research in nanoporous materials, advanced nano crystalline materials, novel three-dimensional (3D) nanofabrication technologies, and nondestructive characterization at the mesoscale.
Contact: James Lewicki
MSD maintains capabilities to synthesize, characterize, and model a broad range of polymeric materials and architectures.