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Title: ICF quarterly report January - March 1997 volume 7, number 3

Abstract

The National Ignition Facility Project The mission of the National Ignition Facility (NIF) is to produce ignition and modest energy gain in inertial confinement fusion (ICF) targets. Achieving these goals will maintain U.S. world leadership in ICF and will directly benefit the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) missions in national security, science and technology, energy resources, and industrial competitiveness. Development and operation of the NIF are consistent with DOE goals for environmental quality, openness to the community, and nuclear nonproliferation and arms control. Although the primary mission of inertial fusion is for defense applications, inertial fusion research will provide critical information for the development of inertial fusion energy. The NIF, under construction at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), is a cornerstone of the DOE's science-based Stockpile Stewardship Program for addressing high-energy-density physics issues in the absence of nuclear weapons testing. In pursuit of this mission, the DOE's Defense Programs has developed a state-of-the-art capability with the NIF to investigate high-energy-density physics in the laboratory with a microfusion capability for defense and energy applications. As a Strategic System Acquisition, the NIF Project has a separate and disciplined reporting chain to DOE as shown below.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Defense Programs (DP) (US)
OSTI Identifier:
14765
Report Number(s):
UCRL-LR-105821-97-3; DP0210000
DP0210000; TRN: AH200130%%83
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 9 Apr 1998
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
45 MILITARY TECHNOLOGY, WEAPONRY, AND NATIONAL DEFENSE; ARMS CONTROL; ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY; IGNITION; INERTIAL CONFINEMENT; LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL LABORATORY; NATIONAL SECURITY; NUCLEAR WEAPONS; PHYSICS; THERMONUCLEAR REACTORS; US NATIONAL IGNITION FACILITY

Citation Formats

Murray, J. ICF quarterly report January - March 1997 volume 7, number 3. United States: N. p., 1998. Web. doi:10.2172/14765.
Murray, J. ICF quarterly report January - March 1997 volume 7, number 3. United States. doi:10.2172/14765.
Murray, J. Thu . "ICF quarterly report January - March 1997 volume 7, number 3". United States. doi:10.2172/14765. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/14765.
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