Irving Stowers, ScD

Irving Stowers is a Senior Scientist in Systems Engineering for the National Ignition Facility at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Irving received his ScD degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. One of his responsibilities is authorship and maintenance of all NIF procedures affecting structural and optical cleanliness to prevent damage to the many optical components.

Irving Stowers

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The World's Largest Laser

In a rural community in Northern California, in a building spanning the length of two football fields scientists are creating the world's largest laser. The National Ignition Facility project, know as ... Continue reading

The target chamber inside which NIF's 192 laser beams will converge upon a fusion-fuel-filled target.