PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 3047
SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOLID STATE LASERS FOR APPLICATION TO ICF | 22-25 OCTOBER 1996
Solid State Lasers for Application to Inertial Confinement Fusion: Second Annual International Conference
SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOLID STATE LASERS FOR APPLICATION TO ICF
22-25 October 1996
Paris, France
Opening Session
Proc. SPIE 3047, U.S. ICF program: status and accomplishments, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294243
Laser Systems
Proc. SPIE 3047, Status of the National Ignition Facility project, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294296
Proc. SPIE 3047, Status of the LMJ project, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294307
Proc. SPIE 3047, Development of a high-power 300-kJ neodymium laser, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294316
Proc. SPIE 3047, Baseline optical design of the proposed AWE 100TW laser system, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294336
Proc. SPIE 3047, High-fluence 1.05-um performance tests using 20-ns shaped pulses on the Beamlet prototype laser, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294345
Proc. SPIE 3047, Diode-pumped solid state lasers (DPSSLs) for inertial fusion energy (IFE), 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294354
Design, Modeling, and Optimization
Proc. SPIE 3047, Use of beam propagation modeling of Beamlet and Nova to ensure a "safe" National Ignition Facility laser system design, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294244
Proc. SPIE 3047, Iterative computing method for analyzing the inverse problem of pulsed laser amplifiers, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294248
Proc. SPIE 3047, Miro software: a brief presentation, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294257
Proc. SPIE 3047, Three-dimensional ray-trace model for predicting the performance of flashlamp-pumped laser amplifiers, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294264
Pulse Generators and Preamplifiers
Proc. SPIE 3047, Advanced pulse generator and preamplifier for the HELEN laser, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294280
Proc. SPIE 3047, Fiber-coupled microchip lasers for the LMJ, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294293
Proc. SPIE 3047, Modeling of an actively stabilized regenerative amplifier for OMEGA pulse-shaping applications, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294295
Laser Amplifiers
Proc. SPIE 3047, Effect of amplifier component maintenance on laser system availability and reliability for the U.S. National Ignition Facility, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294297
Proc. SPIE 3047, NIF/LMJ prototype amplifier mechanical design, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294298
Proc. SPIE 3047, Active components for the LMJ diode-pumped regenerative amplifier, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294299
Proc. SPIE 3047, Polarization effects in active Fresnel rhomb zig-zag slab amplifier, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294300
Proc. SPIE 3047, Gain measurements on a prototype NIF/LMJ amplifier pump cavity, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294301
Laser Components and Systems
Proc. SPIE 3047, Development of long-lifetime low-contamination beam dumps for NIF, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294302
Proc. SPIE 3047, National Ignition Facility frequency converter development, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294303
Proc. SPIE 3047, 2X1 prototype plasma-electrode Pockels cell (PEPC) for the National Ignition Facility, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294304
Proc. SPIE 3047, Spatial filter issues, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294305
Alignment and Controls
Proc. SPIE 3047, Prototype distributed object-oriented architecture for image-based automatic laser alignment, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294306
Proc. SPIE 3047, Use of the laser laser front end for aligning the 240 beamlines of the Megajoule laser (in French), 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294308
Proc. SPIE 3047, Wavefront detection and correction for ultra-intense laser systems, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294309
Proc. SPIE 3047, Beamlet focal plane diagnostic, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294310
Proc. SPIE 3047, NIF pointing and centering systems and target alignment using a 351-nm laser source, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294311
Beam Smoothing
Proc. SPIE 3047, Which optical smoothing for LMJ and NIF?, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294312
Proc. SPIE 3047, Laser phase conversion using continuous distributed phase plates, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294313
Proc. SPIE 3047, Large-aperture kinoform phase plates in fused silica for spatial beam smoothing on Nova and the Beamlet lasers, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294314
Wavefront Correction and Irradiation Uniformity Experiments
Proc. SPIE 3047, Wavefront correction for static and dynamic aberrations to within 1 second of the system shot in the NIF Beamlet demonstration facility, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294315
Proc. SPIE 3047, Modeling of thermo-optical distortions in slabs under nonuniform loading conditions, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294317
Proc. SPIE 3047, Performance of smoothing by spectral dispersion (SSD) on Beamlet, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294318
Target Area and Chamber
Proc. SPIE 3047, Design of the target area for the National Ignition Facility, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294320
Proc. SPIE 3047, Penetrating radiation impact on NIF final optic components, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294321
Proc. SPIE 3047, Target irradiation system of the Iskra-6 laser facility, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294322
Nonlinear Optics, Phase Conjugation, and Pulse Compression
Proc. SPIE 3047, Third-harmonic performance of the Beamlet prototype laser, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294323
Proc. SPIE 3047, Frequency tripling of beam noise, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294324
Proc. SPIE 3047, Measurement and control of optical nonlinearities of importance to glass laser fusion systems, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294325
Proc. SPIE 3047, Some problems of lasers with SBS pulse compression application for inertial confinement fusion, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294326
Opticals Materials, Fabrications, and Metrology
Proc. SPIE 3047, Rapid growth of large-scale (40-55 cm) KDP crystals, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294327
Proc. SPIE 3047, Optical and mechanical design considerations in the construction of a 24-in. phase-shifting interferometer, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294328
Proc. SPIE 3047, Wavefront control of optical components by laser-ablative figuring, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294329
Thin Film Coatings and Diffractive Optics
Proc. SPIE 3047, Three omega mirrors for the megajoule laser: the narrow way, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294330
Proc. SPIE 3047, Progress toward the design of 3w mirrors: multilayer alternating stacks, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294331
Proc. SPIE 3047, Sol-gel-derived and base-heat-treated AR coatings for-high power laser systems, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294332
Proc. SPIE 3047, Color separation gratings for diverting the unconverted light away from the NIF target, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294333
Proc. SPIE 3047, Design and fabrication of diffractive optical elements for use in solid state laser systems, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294334
Damage
Proc. SPIE 3047, Surface-contamination-initiated laser damage, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294335
Ultra Short Pulses, and Fast Ignitor and Inertial Fusion Energy
Proc. SPIE 3047, High-power CPA Nd:glass laser development at ILE, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294338
Proc. SPIE 3047, Design and characterization of the VULCAN Nd:glass laser to give focused intensities of >1019 Wcm-2, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294339
Poster Session
Proc. SPIE 3047, Effect of amplifier gain, loss, and gain profile on system performance, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294340
Proc. SPIE 3047, Propagation modeling in two transverse dimensions of the National Ignition Facility baseline performance, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294341
Proc. SPIE 3047, UV beam transport, 0000 (8 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294342