Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) harnesses the power of
science and technology to address critical issues facing the nation, with
a particular focus on nuclear security, international and domestic
security, and energy and environmental security. LLNL expertise in
high-performance computing, materials science, nanotechnology, lasers, and
other fields is advancing basic and applied science and enhancing U.S.
economic competitiveness. Founded in 1952, the Laboratory is operated by
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC, for the Department of Energy's
National Nuclear Security Administration.