Tag: Laboratory for Laser Energetics

The science factory

The science factory

July 11, 2014

University of Rochester’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics is working on it. Like the space race of the 1960s, nations are trying to solve the problem of generating energy without continuing to endanger the planet.

Funded mostly by the U.S. Department of Energy to the tune of $70 million a year, more than 300 scientists and engineers shoot the lab’s two giant lasers dozens of times each week in various experiments they design, or for researchers who travel from around the country and even other countries.

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Photon camp gives high school students exposure to optics

Photon camp gives high school students exposure to optics

July 3, 2014

During their week at Photon Camp, 18 students from several local high schools and the Bergen Academy in New Jersey will attend lectures in the mornings, and get some hands on experience in the laboratory during the afternoons.

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Scientist named American Physical Society Fellow

Scientist named American Physical Society Fellow

February 26, 2014

Suxing Hu, senior scientist in the Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE)’s theory division, is recognized for his work in attosecond physics.

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Teen makes semi-finals in Intel competition

Teen makes semi-finals in Intel competition

January 22, 2014

Yifan Kong worked on her experiment at the University’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE).

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Statement from President Seligman on LLE funding

January 14, 2014

The FY2014 Appropriations Bill includes $64 million for the University of Rochester Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE).

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LLE Research Earn Intel Honors for Local Teen

LLE Research Earn Intel Honors for Local Teen

May 6, 2013

Emily Armstrong, a high school senior, is among the 300 semi-finalists nationwide chosen from the 1,712 who entered the prestigious competition.

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