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Title: The ICF National Diagnostic Plan (NDP) 9/19/17

Abstract

A major goal of the Stockpile Stewardship Program (SSP) is to deliver validated numerical models, benchmarked against experiments that address relevant and important issues and provide data that stress the codes and our understanding. DOENNSA has made significant investments in major facilities and high-performance computing to successfully execute the SSP. The more information obtained about the physical state of the plasmas produced, the more stringent the test of theories, models, and codes can be, leading to increased confidence in our predictive capability. To fully exploit the world-leading capabilities of the ICF program, a multi-year program to develop and deploy advanced diagnostics has been developed by the expert scientific community. To formalize these activities NNSA’s Acting Director for the Inertial Confinement Fusion Program directed the formation and duties of the National Diagnostics Working Group (NDWG) in a Memorandum 11/3/16 (Appendix A). The NDWG identified eight transformational diagnostics, shown in Table 1, that will provide unprecedented information from experiments in support of the SSP at NIF, Z and OMEGA. Table 1 shows how the missions of the SSP experiments including materials, complex hydrodynamics, radiation flow and effects and thermo-nuclear burn and boost will produce new observables, which will be measured using amore » variety of largely new diagnostic technologies used in the eight transformational diagnostics. The data provided by these diagnostics will validate and improve the physics contained within the SSP’s simulations and both uncover and quantify important phenomena that lie beyond our present understanding.« less

Authors:
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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:
1400088
Report Number(s):
LLNL-TR-739376
DOE Contract Number:
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Kilkenny, J., Richau, G., Sangster, C., Batha, S., Bell, P., Larson, D., Bradley, D., Leeper, R., Herrmann, H., Bourdon, C., and Hilsabeck, T. The ICF National Diagnostic Plan (NDP) 9/19/17. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.2172/1400088.
Kilkenny, J., Richau, G., Sangster, C., Batha, S., Bell, P., Larson, D., Bradley, D., Leeper, R., Herrmann, H., Bourdon, C., & Hilsabeck, T. The ICF National Diagnostic Plan (NDP) 9/19/17. United States. doi:10.2172/1400088.
Kilkenny, J., Richau, G., Sangster, C., Batha, S., Bell, P., Larson, D., Bradley, D., Leeper, R., Herrmann, H., Bourdon, C., and Hilsabeck, T. Mon . "The ICF National Diagnostic Plan (NDP) 9/19/17". United States. doi:10.2172/1400088. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1400088.
@article{osti_1400088,
title = {The ICF National Diagnostic Plan (NDP) 9/19/17},
author = {Kilkenny, J. and Richau, G. and Sangster, C. and Batha, S. and Bell, P. and Larson, D. and Bradley, D. and Leeper, R. and Herrmann, H. and Bourdon, C. and Hilsabeck, T.},
abstractNote = {A major goal of the Stockpile Stewardship Program (SSP) is to deliver validated numerical models, benchmarked against experiments that address relevant and important issues and provide data that stress the codes and our understanding. DOENNSA has made significant investments in major facilities and high-performance computing to successfully execute the SSP. The more information obtained about the physical state of the plasmas produced, the more stringent the test of theories, models, and codes can be, leading to increased confidence in our predictive capability. To fully exploit the world-leading capabilities of the ICF program, a multi-year program to develop and deploy advanced diagnostics has been developed by the expert scientific community. To formalize these activities NNSA’s Acting Director for the Inertial Confinement Fusion Program directed the formation and duties of the National Diagnostics Working Group (NDWG) in a Memorandum 11/3/16 (Appendix A). The NDWG identified eight transformational diagnostics, shown in Table 1, that will provide unprecedented information from experiments in support of the SSP at NIF, Z and OMEGA. Table 1 shows how the missions of the SSP experiments including materials, complex hydrodynamics, radiation flow and effects and thermo-nuclear burn and boost will produce new observables, which will be measured using a variety of largely new diagnostic technologies used in the eight transformational diagnostics. The data provided by these diagnostics will validate and improve the physics contained within the SSP’s simulations and both uncover and quantify important phenomena that lie beyond our present understanding.},
doi = {10.2172/1400088},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Oct 02 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
month = {Mon Oct 02 00:00:00 EDT 2017}
}

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