Systems analysis and engineering of the X-1 Advanced Radiation Source

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The X-1 Advanced Radiation Source, which will produce {approximately} 16 MJ in x-rays, represents the next step in providing US Department of Energy`s Stockpile Stewardship program with the high-energy, large volume, laboratory x-ray sources needed for the Radiation Effects Science and Simulation (RES), Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF), and Weapon Physics (WP) Programs. Advances in fast pulsed power technology and in z-pinch hohlraums on Sandia National Laboratories` Z Accelerator in 1997 provide sufficient basis for pursuing the development of X-1. This paper will introduce the X-1 Advanced Radiation Source Facility Project, describe the systems analysis and engineering approach being used, and ... continued below

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Rochau, G.E.; Hands, J.A.; Raglin, P.S. & Ramirez, J.J. October 1, 1998.

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The X-1 Advanced Radiation Source, which will produce {approximately} 16 MJ in x-rays, represents the next step in providing US Department of Energy`s Stockpile Stewardship program with the high-energy, large volume, laboratory x-ray sources needed for the Radiation Effects Science and Simulation (RES), Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF), and Weapon Physics (WP) Programs. Advances in fast pulsed power technology and in z-pinch hohlraums on Sandia National Laboratories` Z Accelerator in 1997 provide sufficient basis for pursuing the development of X-1. This paper will introduce the X-1 Advanced Radiation Source Facility Project, describe the systems analysis and engineering approach being used, and identify critical technology areas being researched.

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INIS; OSTI as DE98005955

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

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  • Other: DE98005955
  • Report No.: SAND--98-0181C
  • Report No.: CONF-980606--
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 674752
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc712119

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Rochau, G.E.; Hands, J.A.; Raglin, P.S. & Ramirez, J.J. Systems analysis and engineering of the X-1 Advanced Radiation Source, article, October 1, 1998; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc712119/: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.