Areas of Impact
NERS research advances important fields:
Health and environment
Enabling scientific discovery
Labs and Facilities
Lasers can detect weapons-grade uranium from afar
New method could enable weapons-grade uranium to be identified from over a mile away.
Toward safer, long-life nuclear reactors
Metal alloy design could raise radiation resistance by 100 times.
Nuclear nonproliferation for the next generation
Early accomplishments include better detectors and new cryptography-inspired nuclear warhead assessments.