Ignition on the National Ignition Facility : a path towards inertial fusion energy

@inproceedings{Moses2011IgnitionOT,
  title={Ignition on the National Ignition Facility : a path towards inertial fusion energy},
  author={Edward I. Moses},
  year={2011}
}
The National Ignition Facility (NIF), the world’s largest and most powerful laser system for inertial confinement fusion (ICF) and experiments studying high-energy-density (HED) science, is nearing completion at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). NIF, a 192-beam Nd-glass laser facility, will produce 1.8 MJ, 500 TW of light at the third-harmonic, ultraviolet light of 351 nm. The NIF project is scheduled for completion in March 2009. Currently, all 192 beams have been operationally… CONTINUE READING
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