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Particle Beam Fusion Accelerator used to test weapon components at Sandia National Laboratory site at Albuquerque, New Mexico USA. Sandia was established in 1945 as a weapons stockpiling site. Since then, Sandia has diversified to study a variety of science applications. These include research and development in fossil, solar, geothermal and nuclear energy production, nuclear waste management and environmental research. Sandia is also responsible for the design and development of non- nuclear components for atomic weapons. (1984)

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Particle Beam Fusion Accelerator used to test weapon components at Sandia National Laboratory site at Albuquerque, New Mexico USA. Sandia was established in 1945 as a weapons stockpiling site. Since then, Sandia has diversified to study a variety of science applications. These include research and development in fossil, solar, geothermal and nuclear energy production, nuclear waste management and environmental research. Sandia is also responsible for the design and development of non- nuclear components for atomic weapons. (1984)