Lawrence Livermore Laser Fusion Program: a status report

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The Laser Fusion Program at the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory is presently emerging from a three-year period of intensive development of the tools required for significant DT implosion experiments of continuously increasing scale. These diverse tools include target design codes, sophisticated target fabrication techniques, radically new diagnostics instrumentation, high peak- power-high brightness laser technology, and fully integrated laser-target- diagnostic irradiation facilities. These tools have recently led to the successful production of neutrons from compressed DT-containing targets together with a wealth of correlating plasma physics data. The current status of major program activities at LLL will be reviewed and major future milestones ... continued below

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Krupke, W.F. April 15, 1975.

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The Laser Fusion Program at the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory is presently emerging from a three-year period of intensive development of the tools required for significant DT implosion experiments of continuously increasing scale. These diverse tools include target design codes, sophisticated target fabrication techniques, radically new diagnostics instrumentation, high peak- power-high brightness laser technology, and fully integrated laser-target- diagnostic irradiation facilities. These tools have recently led to the successful production of neutrons from compressed DT-containing targets together with a wealth of correlating plasma physics data. The current status of major program activities at LLL will be reviewed and major future milestones will be projected. (auth)

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  • 3. conference on the laser, New York, New York, USA, 22 Apr 1975

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  • Report No.: UCRL--76714
  • Report No.: CONF-750460--6
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 4056605
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc863706

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Krupke, W.F. Lawrence Livermore Laser Fusion Program: a status report, article, April 15, 1975; Livermore, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc863706/: accessed October 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.