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Title: The National Ignition Facility (NIF) Diagnostic Set at the Completion of the National Ignition Campaign (NIC) September 2013

Abstract

At the completion of the National Ignition Campaign NIF had about 36 different types of diagnostics. These were based on several decades of development on Nova and OMEGA and involved the whole US ICF community. A plan for a limited of NIF Diagnostics was documented by the Joint Central Diagnostic Team in the NIF Conceptual Design Report in 1994. These diagnostics and many more were installed diagnostics by two decades later. We give a short description of each of the 36 different types of NIC diagnostics grouped by the function of the diagnostics, namely target drive, target response and target assembly, stagnation and burn. A comparison of NIF diagnostics with the Nova diagnostics shows that the NIF diagnostic capability is broadly equivalent to that of Nova’s in 1999. NIF diagnostics have a much greater degree of automation and rigor than Nova’s and the NIF diagnostic suite incorporates some scientific innovation compared to Nova and OMEGA namely one much higher speed x-ray imager. Directions for future NIF diagnostics are discussed.

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  1. Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1179390
Report Number(s):
LLNL-TR-666418
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Kilkenny, J., Bell, P. E., Bradley, D. K., Bleuel, D. L., Caggiano, J. A., Dewald, E. L., Hsing, W., Kalantar, H., Kauffman, R., Moody, J. D., Schneider, M. B., Shaughnessy, D. A., Shelton, R. T., Yeamans, C. B., Batha, S. H., Grim, G. P., Herrmann, H. W., Merrill, F. E., Leeper, R. J., Sangster, T. C., Edgell, D. H., Glebov, V. Y., Regan, S. P., Frenje, J. A., Gatu-Johnson, M., Petrasso, R. D., Rindernecht, H. G., Zylstra, A. B., Cooper, G. W., and Ruiz, C. The National Ignition Facility (NIF) Diagnostic Set at the Completion of the National Ignition Campaign (NIC) September 2013. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.2172/1179390.
Kilkenny, J., Bell, P. E., Bradley, D. K., Bleuel, D. L., Caggiano, J. A., Dewald, E. L., Hsing, W., Kalantar, H., Kauffman, R., Moody, J. D., Schneider, M. B., Shaughnessy, D. A., Shelton, R. T., Yeamans, C. B., Batha, S. H., Grim, G. P., Herrmann, H. W., Merrill, F. E., Leeper, R. J., Sangster, T. C., Edgell, D. H., Glebov, V. Y., Regan, S. P., Frenje, J. A., Gatu-Johnson, M., Petrasso, R. D., Rindernecht, H. G., Zylstra, A. B., Cooper, G. W., & Ruiz, C. The National Ignition Facility (NIF) Diagnostic Set at the Completion of the National Ignition Campaign (NIC) September 2013. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/1179390
Kilkenny, J., Bell, P. E., Bradley, D. K., Bleuel, D. L., Caggiano, J. A., Dewald, E. L., Hsing, W., Kalantar, H., Kauffman, R., Moody, J. D., Schneider, M. B., Shaughnessy, D. A., Shelton, R. T., Yeamans, C. B., Batha, S. H., Grim, G. P., Herrmann, H. W., Merrill, F. E., Leeper, R. J., Sangster, T. C., Edgell, D. H., Glebov, V. Y., Regan, S. P., Frenje, J. A., Gatu-Johnson, M., Petrasso, R. D., Rindernecht, H. G., Zylstra, A. B., Cooper, G. W., and Ruiz, C. Mon . "The National Ignition Facility (NIF) Diagnostic Set at the Completion of the National Ignition Campaign (NIC) September 2013". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/1179390. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1179390.
@article{osti_1179390,
title = {The National Ignition Facility (NIF) Diagnostic Set at the Completion of the National Ignition Campaign (NIC) September 2013},
author = {Kilkenny, J. and Bell, P. E. and Bradley, D. K. and Bleuel, D. L. and Caggiano, J. A. and Dewald, E. L. and Hsing, W. and Kalantar, H. and Kauffman, R. and Moody, J. D. and Schneider, M. B. and Shaughnessy, D. A. and Shelton, R. T. and Yeamans, C. B. and Batha, S. H. and Grim, G. P. and Herrmann, H. W. and Merrill, F. E. and Leeper, R. J. and Sangster, T. C. and Edgell, D. H. and Glebov, V. Y. and Regan, S. P. and Frenje, J. A. and Gatu-Johnson, M. and Petrasso, R. D. and Rindernecht, H. G. and Zylstra, A. B. and Cooper, G. W. and Ruiz, C.},
abstractNote = {At the completion of the National Ignition Campaign NIF had about 36 different types of diagnostics. These were based on several decades of development on Nova and OMEGA and involved the whole US ICF community. A plan for a limited of NIF Diagnostics was documented by the Joint Central Diagnostic Team in the NIF Conceptual Design Report in 1994. These diagnostics and many more were installed diagnostics by two decades later. We give a short description of each of the 36 different types of NIC diagnostics grouped by the function of the diagnostics, namely target drive, target response and target assembly, stagnation and burn. A comparison of NIF diagnostics with the Nova diagnostics shows that the NIF diagnostic capability is broadly equivalent to that of Nova’s in 1999. NIF diagnostics have a much greater degree of automation and rigor than Nova’s and the NIF diagnostic suite incorporates some scientific innovation compared to Nova and OMEGA namely one much higher speed x-ray imager. Directions for future NIF diagnostics are discussed.},
doi = {10.2172/1179390},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/1179390}, journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {1}
}