Take a Tour of the National Ignition Facility
NIF's operations manager Bruno Van Wonterghem shows off the laser facility
The National Ignition Facility is one of the world's more polarizing fusion experiments. But even the most vociferous critics will likely marvel at the sheer scale and ambition of the $3.5 billion facility. When IEEE Spectrum visited NIF in August last year for an in-depth look at the program, associate editor Rachel Courtland was given a tour by Bruno Van Wonterghem, the lab's operations manager.