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Next Luncheon:  Tuesday February 14, 2023

Speaker:  Retired NIF Director, Doug Larson

NIF and the path to fusion ignition

Luncheon Speaker
Doug Larson-  LLNL's NIF and the Path to Fusion Ignition

Cattlemens Restaurant                        Tuesday                                       Cost

2882 Kitty Hawk Rd                              February 14th                   $  35/person

Livermore, CA 94551,                           11:30 AM


Our speaker is Doug Larson , who will talk about the arduous, challenging, path the scientists and engineers at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) navigated from its earlier days to reach the fusion ignition milestone in December 2022.   


Luncheon Info

About LLRA

The Livermore Lab Retirees Association (LLRA) is an organization for retired employees and spouses of retirees of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.  LLRA is open to retirees from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, whether they are members of CalPERS, UCRS or the private retirement system of the LLC. 

We generally have monthly luncheon meetings January through May and July through November.   Due to COVID 19 local restrictions, luncheons were halted in April 2020.  A restart of the luncheons will be announced on these site pages. 


LLRA is a member of the The Council of University of California Retiree Associations (CUCRA), a consortium of the Retiree Associations of nine University of California campuses: Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, and Santa Cruz; the three UC-managed National Laboratories: Lawrence Berkeley, Lawrence Livermore, and Los Alamos; and the Office of the President/Regents.

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