Beam control and laser characterization for NIF

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The demanding energy, power, pulse shape, focusability, pointing, and availability requirements placed on the 192 National Ignition Facility (NIF) beams lead to the need for an automatic operation capability that is well beyond that of previous inertial confinement fusion (ICF) lasers. Alignment, diagnostic, and wavefront correction subsystems are integrated in an approach that, by permitting maximal sharing of instrumentation between subsystems, meets performance requirements at a reasonable cost.

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Boege, S. J., LLNL June 10, 1998.

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The demanding energy, power, pulse shape, focusability, pointing, and availability requirements placed on the 192 National Ignition Facility (NIF) beams lead to the need for an automatic operation capability that is well beyond that of previous inertial confinement fusion (ICF) lasers. Alignment, diagnostic, and wavefront correction subsystems are integrated in an approach that, by permitting maximal sharing of instrumentation between subsystems, meets performance requirements at a reasonable cost.

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8 p.

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  • Annual meeting of the American Nuclear Society, Nashville, TN (United States), 7-12 Jun 1998

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  • Other: DE98058696
  • Report No.: UCRL-JC--129854
  • Report No.: CONF-980606--
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 305254
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc675824

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Boege, S. J., LLNL. Beam control and laser characterization for NIF, article, June 10, 1998; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc675824/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.