1 July 1991 Upgrade of the LLNL Nova laser for inertial confinement fusion
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Proceedings Volume 1410, Solid State Lasers II; (1991) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.43584
Event: Optics, Electro-Optics, and Laser Applications in Science and Engineering, 1991, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has proposed construction of an upgrade to the Nova glass laser facility to give an output energy of 1.5-2 megajoules at 350 nanometers wavelength in a nominally 3-5 nanosecond shaped pulse. The Nova Upgrade will be suitable for driving inertial fusion targets to ignition. This paper reviews the design proposed for the laser.
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John R. Murray, John B. Trenholme, John T. Hunt, Donald N. Frank, W. Howard Lowdermilk, E. Storm, "Upgrade of the LLNL Nova laser for inertial confinement fusion", Proc. SPIE 1410, Solid State Lasers II, (1 July 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.43584; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.43584
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