The Michigan Target Research and Fabrication Laboratory will design targets and a soft robot for high-intensity laser experiments.
$1.2 million for laser target research laboratory
Kevin Field and Stephen Raiman named new directors of NERS materials labs
The founder and original director of the three labs, Gary Was, stepped down on July 1.
First light at the most powerful laser in the US
The ZEUS laser at the University of Michigan has begun its commissioning experiments
NERS awarded funding from the Department of Defense for new pulsed power driver
The equipment will be located in the Plasma, Pulsed Power, and Microwave Laboratory.
The Michigan Memorial Phoenix Project returns to NERS
The World War II memorial is devoted to the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.
Most powerful laser in the U.S. to begin operations soon, supported by $18.5M from the NSF
With first light anticipated in 2022, the NSF will provide five years of operations funding, ramping up as the ZEUS user facility progresses to full capacity.
NERS PhD Alum Stephen Taller receives DOE Rapid Turnaround Experiment award
The award will allow Taller to use the Michigan Ion Beam Laboratory to perform in-situ dual ion beam irradiation.
Michigan Center for Materials Characterization joins U-M NSUF Partner Facilities
The facility is dedicated to the micron and nanoscale imaging and analysis of materials.
Prof. Ryan McBride named PPML Director
The current Director, Prof. Ronald Gilgenbach has decided to step down effective May 1.
New simulation laboratory and cybersecurity software installed at NERS
The software will be used to study methods of preventing cyberattacks on the instrumentation and control systems for nuclear power plants.