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Z machine
2014-09-24 03:00:01

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories’ Z machine have produced a significant output of fusion neutrons, using a method fully functioning for only little more than a year.

Control Of Widely Recognized Distortion May Allow Greater Output At Sandia's Z Machine
2014-01-10 09:33:28

A surprising effect created by a 19th century device called a Helmholz coil offers clues about how to achieve controlled nuclear fusion at Sandia National Laboratories' powerful Z machine.

Sandia Nuclear Fusion Concept Undergoes Dry-Run Testing
2012-09-18 10:11:04

Researchers at the Sandia National Laboratories have completed successful preliminary tests on magnetically imploded tubes called liners, which are intended to help produce controlled nuclear fusion at scientific "break-even" energies or better within the next few years.

Ice Giants Found To Have More Water Volume
2012-03-20 03:06:13

The idea of compressing water is foreign to our daily experience. Nevertheless, an accurate estimate of water’s shrinking volume under the huge gravitational pressures of large planets is essential to astrophysicists trying to model the evolution of the universe.

2011-09-09 11:43:02

Two remarkable pulsed-power machines used to test the nation's defenses against atomic weapons have surpassed milestones at Sandia National Laboratories: 4,000 firings, called 'shots,' on the Saturn accelerator and 9,000 shots on the HERMES III accelerator.

2010-11-12 12:40:28

A new X-ray imaging capability has taken pictures of a critical instability at the heart of Sandia's huge Z accelerator.

2009-09-08 09:12:40

A University of Nevada-Reno scientist has received a U.S.

2009-02-18 09:57:22

Technique may provide data for NIF nuclear fusion effort .

2006-03-08 00:45:00

A particle accelerator at Sandia National Laboratories has heated a swarm of charged particles to a record 2 billion degrees Kelvin, a temperature beyond that of a star's interior.

2005-06-07 18:05:13

Sandia National Labs has accelerated a small plate from zero to 76,000 mph in less than a second.

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