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26 September 2013 Implementation of a new multiple monochromatic x-ray 2D imager at NIF
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We will describe the installation and wavelength calibration of a multiple monochromatic imager [MMI]1 to be used on mix experiments at National Ignition Facility [NIF]2. The imager works between 8 and 13 keV, has a spatial resolution of 16 micrometers and generates many images each with an energy bandwidth of ~80 eV. The images are recorded either on image plates or on gated x-ray detectors. We will describe: how we aligned the instrument on the bench using visible light, how we checked the alignment and determined the energy range using a k-alpha x-ray source, and how we installed and aligned the instrument to the NIF target chamber.
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G. A. Kyrala, D. Martinson, P. J. Polk, T. Gravlin, M. J. Schmitt, R. Johnson, T. J. Murphy, F. E. Lopez, J. A. Oertel, A. House, R. Wood, J. Lee, and M. Haugh "Implementation of a new multiple monochromatic x-ray 2D imager at NIF", Proc. SPIE 8850, Target Diagnostics Physics and Engineering for Inertial Confinement Fusion II, 88500P (26 September 2013); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2024339
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