• The construction of the 192-beam 1.8 MJ UV NIF, the world’s most energetic laser, was completed in March 2009. Current experiments are focusing on using the NIF laser and other ICF high energy
  • The Office of ICF provides experimental capabilities and scientific understanding in high energy density physics (HEDP) necessary to ensure a safe, secure, and effective nuclear weapons stockpile
  • Research, Development, Test, and EvaluationTest and EvaluationResearch and DevelopmentFacilitiesAcademic AlliancesInertial Confinement FusionReportsNational Ignition FacilityZ MachineOMEGA and OMEGA