9 September 2015 The beam rotation that almost was in the National Ignition Facility
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How might an optical design change in the final optics assembly couple with the spherical geometry required for beam delivery to the target chamber to cause the 40 cm beam to be rotated by more than several design teams had thought and not be discovered until the final design stage for the beam enclosure and structures?
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R. Edward English, R. Edward English, } "The beam rotation that almost was in the National Ignition Facility", Proc. SPIE 9583, An Optical Believe It or Not: Key Lessons Learned IV, 95830D (9 September 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2196559; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2196559
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