21 July 1976 The National Laser-Fusion Program
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Proceedings Volume 0076, Ultra High Power Lasers for Practicable Applications; (1976) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.954752
Event: 1976 SPIE/SPSE Technical Symposium East, 1976, Reston, United States
The National Laser-Fusion Program has grown into a maturing but still rapidly advancing major research and development program of the ERDA. The LASER, once a solution looking for a problem has found a viable place in the pattern of search for solutions to energy and military problems. The program has grown from less than $1 million in 1963 to a projected total of $101 million in fiscal year 1977. Several existing advances have occurred and several milestones will be passed in the next two years. A projection of our program through the turn of the century is outlined. The hardest obstacles as we see them are presented.
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John D. Hunsuck, John D. Hunsuck, } "The National Laser-Fusion Program", Proc. SPIE 0076, Ultra High Power Lasers for Practicable Applications, (21 July 1976); doi: 10.1117/12.954752; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.954752


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