Translator Disclaimer
18 February 2011 Laser Mégajoule synchronization system
Author Affiliations +
Proceedings Volume 7916, High Power Lasers for Fusion Research; 79160Z (2011) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.873696
Event: SPIE LASE, 2011, San Francisco, California, United States
Abstract
This paper describes the synchronisation system under development on the Laser Mégajoule (LMJ) in order to synchronize the laser quads on the target to better than 40ps rms. Our architecture is based on a Timing System (TS) which delivers trigger signals with jitter down to 15ps rms coupled with an ultra precision timing system with 5ps rms jitter. In addition to TS, a sensor placed at the target chamber center measures the arrival times of the 3ω nano joule laser pulses generated by front end shots.
© (2011) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Michel Luttmann, Jean François Pastor, Vincent Drouet, Michel Prat, Joël Raimbourg, and Alain Adolf "Laser Mégajoule synchronization system", Proc. SPIE 7916, High Power Lasers for Fusion Research, 79160Z (18 February 2011); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.873696
PROCEEDINGS
9 PAGES


SHARE
Advertisement
Advertisement
RELATED CONTENT

Precise curvature measurement of Yb:YAG thin disk
Proceedings of SPIE (January 06 2015)
LIL laser performance status
Proceedings of SPIE (February 18 2011)
Picosecond timing system for the L.I.L. laser facility
Proceedings of SPIE (July 31 2003)
High-power CPA Nd:glass laser development at ILE
Proceedings of SPIE (December 07 1997)

Back to Top