Nuclear Materials Science
Our multidisciplinary expertise comprises the core actinide materials science and metallurgical capability within the nuclear weapons production and surveillance communities.
Actinide materials science in support of national security
Our mission is to provide
- Multidisciplinary expertise in actinide materials science using a comprehensive suite of destructive and nondestructive analytical techniques within a category I nuclear facility; and
- Characterization of new and aged pit construction materials, development of technologies for advanced actinide materials analysis, and performance of actinide materials science investigations.