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Latest News From The SSURF Network

Advances in QIS can enable new forms of computing, simulation, communication, and sensing that can advance breakthroughs needed to combat the climate crisis and strengthen America’s competitiveness.
The 2021 LECM meeting resulted in a set of resolutions being accepted, including a commitment to ensuring an inclusive and accessible environment for all, and that FRIB-TA is an essential component of the field.
On Aug. 8, 2021, an experiment at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL’s) National Ignition Facility (NIF) made a significant step toward ignition, achieving a yield of more than 1.3 megajoules (MJ).
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has a new funding opportunity announcement (FOA) describing plans to invest $100 million over the next four years on university-based research on a range of high energy physics topics.
“We’re the first to make a room-temperature 2D magnet that is chemically stable under ambient conditions,” said Foundry user and senior author Jie Yao, a faculty scientist in Berkeley Lab’s Materials Sciences Division.
For 75 years, Argonne National Laboratory has accelerated the science and technology that drive U.S. security and prosperity. To celebrate, they are capturing the stories of the people who’ve made it happen.
Across SLAC and the surrounding region, we are continuing to experience significant improvement in COVID-19 conditions. Positive cases are low and immunizations are high. As of June 15, the state of California has officially reopened its economy, removing or relaxing most physical distancing, masking, and capacity restrictions.
Mariam Kiran, a research scientist in the Scientific Networking Division (ESnet) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), has been named a Networking-Networking Women (N2Women) Rising Star in Networking and Communications for 2021.
June 1, 2021: The Society for Science at User Research Facilities (SSURF) hosted a webinar to learn the latest on the ORCID program. Agenda included an overview of ORCID, details about the U.S. Government ORCID Consortium, and examples on how the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory has integrated ORCID into its workflows, policies, and reporting.
May 26, 2021: The Society for Science at User Research Facilities hosted a webinar to learn the latest on Espionage, Intellectual Property Theft, and Technology Transfer issues from Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Special Agent Scott McGaunn.
NIF is the world’s most precise and reproducible laser system. It precisely guides, amplifies, reflects, and focuses 192 powerful laser beams into a target about the size of a pencil eraser in a few billionths of a second, delivering more than 2 million joules of ultraviolet energy and 500 trillion watts of peak power.