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Christopher Deeney appointed new director of the Laser Lab

Christopher Deeney appointed new director of the Laser Lab

May 18, 2022

A leader in science and innovation, Deeney brings to the role his extensive experience running complex operations.

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Rochester ‘a crucible of innovation’ says NSF director during campus visit

Rochester ‘a crucible of innovation’ says NSF director during campus visit

April 12, 2022

National Science Foundation director Sethuraman Panchanathan, accompanied by Sen. Charles Schumer and Rep. Joseph Morelle, tours University facilities including the Laboratory for Laser Energetics.

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Laser Lab springboards 100-plus high schoolers to doctoral degrees

Laser Lab springboards 100-plus high schoolers to doctoral degrees

April 5, 2022

During a summer research program, high school students are paired with Rochester scientists to gain real-world experience at one of the nation’s leading laser facilities.

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Laboratory for Laser Energetics represented at White House summit on fusion energy

Laboratory for Laser Energetics represented at White House summit on fusion energy

March 22, 2022

LLE Director Michael Campbell joined national stakeholders to discuss the development and commercialization of fusion as a safe, clean, reliable energy source.

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Laboratory for Laser Energetics receives increased level of federal funding

Laboratory for Laser Energetics receives increased level of federal funding

March 18, 2022

The funding strengthens the Laser Lab’s significant contributions to national security, scientific education and leadership, and regional innovation and growth.

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Tracing the evolution of galaxy clusters

Tracing the evolution of galaxy clusters

March 14, 2022

Petros Tzeferacos, an associate professor of physics and astronomy and a senior scientist at LLE, and colleagues from Chicago and Oxford have replicated in a laboratory setting conditions that exist within galaxy clusters.

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Stanford taps Rochester’s Laser Lab for laser upgrade project

Stanford taps Rochester’s Laser Lab for laser upgrade project

February 21, 2022

The Laboratory for Laser Energetics will provide a state-of-the art laser for the Matter in Extreme Conditions station at the National Accelerator Laboratory operated by Stanford University.

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Flash Center moves to Rochester, advances cutting-edge physics research

Flash Center moves to Rochester, advances cutting-edge physics research

January 19, 2022

The Flash Center—devoted to computer simulations to advance understanding of astrophysics, plasma science, high-energy-density physics, and fusion energy—has moved from the University of Chicago to Rochester.

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Rochester scientists reveal the limits of machine learning for hydrogen models

Rochester scientists reveal the limits of machine learning for hydrogen models

December 15, 2021

Research from the Laboratory for Laser Energetics paves the way for more accurate computer models, which are needed to understand the interior of planets and the physical properties of nuclear fusion.

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Michael Campbell to retire as director of the Laboratory for Laser Energetics

Michael Campbell to retire as director of the Laboratory for Laser Energetics

October 26, 2021

Campbell, who has attracted record funding for LLE during his four years as director, will step down in January 2022.

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