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Los Alamos National Laboratory Research Quarterly, Fall 2002
Summer 2003
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The Los Alamos Research Quarterly is published to communicate the Laboratory's achievements and how they benefit our neighbors, our nation, and the world.

The Research Quarterly highlights our ongoing work to enhance global security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile, developing technical solutions to reduce the threat of weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and national security.







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Versatile Explosives

High-nitrogen energetic compounds are proving useful in applications ranging from bombs to fireworks to airbags.

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Defense Transformation

A world characterized by constantly shifting threats calls for a lighter, faster, more-flexible military that can respond quickly to global challenges

Click here to go to A Modular Neutron Detector

A Modular Neutron Detector

Lab scientists have developed a plastic neutron detector that could significantly improve homeland security efforts to defend against terrorist nuclear threats.



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