1 February 1985 High-Speed Diagnostics In Laser Fusion Experiments
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Proceedings Volume 0491, 16th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics; (1985) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.968020
Event: 16th International Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics, 1984, Strasbourg, France
Irradiation of dense matter by pulsed laser beams with the ultimate goal of achieving thermonuclear fusion conditions provides a challenge to high-speed diagnostics. The concentrated deposition of energy by laser pulses of typically nanosecond duration induces laser-plasma interaction phenomena and hydrodynamic motion which have to be diagnosed on a picosecond temporal and micrometre spatial scale. The high-speed diagnostics developed for this purpose, such as shadowgraphy and interferometry by probe laser beams in the visible, x-ray backlighting, time-resolved spectroscopy in the soft x-ray region, and x-ray framing, will be described and illustrated by experimental results.
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R. Sigel, A. G.M. Maaswinkel, "High-Speed Diagnostics In Laser Fusion Experiments", Proc. SPIE 0491, 16th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics, (1 February 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.968020; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.968020

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