Energy and Homeland Security

Helping to Ensure Energy and Homeland Security

LLNL is developing innovative science and technology solutions that secure energy supply, ensure infrastructure reliability, and deliver resilience to climate change. Laboratory scientists and engineers are working to develop technologies in these critical national security areas:

See the Energy Security Mission page for more information about how Lawrence Livermore applies high-performance computing to solve challenges and for links to related articles.

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Rebecca Nikolic
Global Security

Livermore helps protect our borders by developing technology to detect the entry of illicit special nuclear materials (uranium and plutonium isotopes). Rebecca Nikolic recently led a team that developed miniaturized solid-state neutron detectors that are far more efficient and compact than existing devices.

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