Jupiter Laser Facility logo with staff and the words "Supporting the broad community of high-energy-density researchers".

 Call for proposal submissions

The proposal submission deadline for shot dates July 2022 through June 2023 is March 20, 2022.

Submit a proposal

The Jupiter Laser Facility is an institutional user facility in the Physical and Life Sciences Directorate at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). The facility is designed to provide a high degree of experimental flexibility and high laser shot rates, and to allow direct user operation of experiments.


Person in light blue lab coat setting equipment in front of laser.
Group of lab-workers in front of lab equipment.

The Jupiter Laser Facility’s missions are to support lab-wide research pertinent to LLNL programs (e.g., High Energy Density Science), to promote collaborations with research institutions and universities, and to provide a stimulating environment for the training of young scientists with a special emphasis on the National Ignition Facility (NIF).

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Jupiter Laser Facility Director
Robert Cauble

The Jupiter Laser Facility continues its stated mission to provide world-class support to the broad community of High-Energy-Density science researchers.

Here you will find general information regarding JLF as well as details specific to facility researchers and the science they have achieved.