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NIFNational Ignition Facility
NIFNew Israel Fund
NIFNorges Idrettsforbund (Norwegian sports organization)
NIFNumero de Identificación Fiscal (Spain)
NIFNational Islamic Front (Sudan)
NIFNational Innovation Foundation (India)
NIFNational Issues Forum (various locations)
NIFNeuroscience Information Framework (neuroscience resources network)
NIFNote Issuance Facility
NIFNegative Inspiratory Force
NIFNational Immigration Forum
NIFNational Insurance Fund (Great Britain)
NIFNational Investment Fund (Poland)
NIFNetImmerse File
NIFNotation Interchange File
NIFNot In File
NIFNavy Industrial Fund
NIFNeighbor Information Frame (FDDI)
NIFNetwork Integration Facility
NIFNetwork Interface Function
NIFNeutral International Force (in Rwanda)
NIFNetwork Initialization File
NIFNavy Inactive Fleet
NIFNordic Industrial Fund (Denmark)
NIFNative IP Forwarding
NIFNATO Interoperability Framework
NIFNoise Improvement Factor
NIFNational Iota Foundation
NIFNATO Interface Facility
NIFNetwork Information Flow
NIFNon-Industrial Facilities
NIFNo Indirect Fire
NIFNuclear Information File
NIFNot Industrially Funded
NIFNorges Sivilingeniorers Forening
NIFNever In Field
NIFNo Intelligent Friends
NIFNon-Invasive Flow Study
NIFNCOIC (Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium) Interoperability Framework
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Reporting to the NIF&PS Principal Associate Director, the NIF Director is a key member of the directorate's senior leadership team supporting the strategic goals of the Laboratory.
He said that in their arcticle they reported that the NIF has met many of the requirements believed necessary to achieve ignition-sufficient X-ray intensity in the hohlraum, accurate energy delivery to the target and desired levels of compression-but that at least one major hurdle remains to be overcome, the premature breaking apart of the capsule.
NIF was designed to be the next best thing: a facility that could, on a very small scale, achieve starlike conditions and stimulate fusion for fractions of a second at a time.
Additionally, the beam-to-beam uniformity was within 1 percent, making NIF not only the highest energy laser of its kind but the most precise and reproducible.
Im Tirtzu had previously used words like "fifth column," "traitors" and "Israel haters" to describe NIF and had accused the organization of "training lawyers to charge Israel with war crimes.
Recommendation: To address the scientific and technical challenges and management weaknesses, and to enhance the NIC review committee's effectiveness, the Administrator of NNSA should direct the Director of the Office of Inertial Confinement Fusion and National Ignition Facility Project to involve the NIC review committee, or the separately appointed review committee, in NIC's critical decision-making, such as evaluating experiments planned on NIF, identifying potential weaknesses to the experimental plan, and recommending, if necessary, alternative approaches to address scientific and technical challenges.
To begin, NIF would offer competitive grants to national industry consortia to conduct research at universities--something the government does too little of now.
Still, at least machines like the NIF and the DAHRT can be said to advance the long-term mission of our nuclear program.
Details of the new share issue have yet to be decided, according to NIF.
While the executives will purchase a stake in Mazda Car Rental later this month, NIF will keep more than two-thirds of all outstanding shares in the company.
The NIF regularly bombs and raids villages in the South, capturing women and children as concubines and slaves.
The NIF mega-laser was promoted as a means to keep nuclear weapons engineers employed by toying with "virtual" nuclear testing.