Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Delivering science and technology to protect our nation and promote world stability

Physics Thrust Areas

Physics Division serves the nation through its broad portfolio of fundamental and applied research.

Quality basic science research: critical component of maintaining our capabilities in national security research

To further understand the physical world, generate new or improved technology in experimental physics, and establish a physics foundation for current and future Los Alamos programs, Physics Division leverages its expertise and experimental capabilities in the following thrust areas.

  • Dynamic Plutonium Experiments
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • High Energy Physics
  • Inertial Confinement Fusion and High Energy Density Physics
  • Nuclear Physics
  • Nuclear Weapons and Global Security Data Analysis
  • Proton Radiography