23 April 2001 Recent advances in indirect drive ICF physics at CEA
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Proceedings Volume 4424, ECLIM 2000: 26th European Conference on Laser Interaction with Matter; (2001) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.425629
Event: 26th European Conference on Laser Interaction with Matter (ECLIM 2000), 2000, Prague, Czech Republic
Abstract
The objective of Target Physics Program at CEA is the achievement of ignition on the LMJ, a glass laser facility of 1.8 MJ which will be competed by 2008. They include theoretical work, experimental work and numerical simulations. An important part of experimental studies is made in collaboration with US DOE Laboratories: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory and the Laboratory for Laser Energetics at the University of Rochester. Experiments were performed on Phebus, NOVA and OMEGA; they included diagnostics developments. Recent efforts have been focused on Laser Plasma Interactions, hohlraum energetics, symmetry, ablator physics and hydrodynamic instabilities. Ongoing work prepare the first experiments on the LIL which is a prototype facility of the LMJ. They will be performed by 2002. Recent progress in ICF target physics allows us to precise laser specifications to achieve ignition with reasonable margin.
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J. Tassart, J. Tassart, Guy Bonnaud, Guy Bonnaud, Jean-Luc Bourgade, Jean-Luc Bourgade, M. Casanova, M. Casanova, Nicolas Dague, Nicolas Dague, E. Dattolo, E. Dattolo, D. Galmiche, D. Galmiche, Jean Giorla, Jean Giorla, L. Hallo, L. Hallo, P. A. Holstein, P. A. Holstein, Sylvie Jacquemot, Sylvie Jacquemot, J. P. Jadaud, J. P. Jadaud, A. Jolas, A. Jolas, D. Juraszek, D. Juraszek, S. Laffite, S. Laffite, Erik Lefebvre, Erik Lefebvre, M. C. Monteil, M. C. Monteil, D. Mourenas, D. Mourenas, P. Nicolai, P. Nicolai, E. de Prandieres, E. de Prandieres, Andre L. Richard, Andre L. Richard, M. Vandenboomgaerde, M. Vandenboomgaerde, D. Vanderhaegen, D. Vanderhaegen, B. Vilette, B. Vilette, } "Recent advances in indirect drive ICF physics at CEA", Proc. SPIE 4424, ECLIM 2000: 26th European Conference on Laser Interaction with Matter, (23 April 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.425629; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.425629
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