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Title: National Ignition Facility Fracture Control Plan

Abstract

The NIF contains a large number of optics that also act as vacuum barriers. These are subject to brittle failures that may result in significant consequences. This Fracture Control Plan identifies the requirements, needed documentation, and required actions for minimizing the potential for brittle failures of these fracture critical components in the NIF laser system. The goal of this plan is to ensure that all fracture-critical systems present no more than a low level of risk. Risk considers both consequences (to workers, the environment, and public confidence) and probability of failure. This plan interprets and implements the guidance contained in the ME Design Safety Standard, Section 5.4, ''Design Safety Standards for Fracture Critical Components for High Power Laser Systems'' (LLNL, 2000).

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
15013512
Report Number(s):
UCRL-ID-141590
TRN: US0600182
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; DESIGN; DOCUMENTATION; FRACTURES; LASERS; LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL LABORATORY; OPTICS; PROBABILITY; SAFETY STANDARDS; US NATIONAL IGNITION FACILITY

Citation Formats

Brereton, S. National Ignition Facility Fracture Control Plan. United States: N. p., 2000. Web. doi:10.2172/15013512.
Brereton, S. National Ignition Facility Fracture Control Plan. United States. doi:10.2172/15013512.
Brereton, S. Mon . "National Ignition Facility Fracture Control Plan". United States. doi:10.2172/15013512. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/15013512.
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abstractNote = {The NIF contains a large number of optics that also act as vacuum barriers. These are subject to brittle failures that may result in significant consequences. This Fracture Control Plan identifies the requirements, needed documentation, and required actions for minimizing the potential for brittle failures of these fracture critical components in the NIF laser system. The goal of this plan is to ensure that all fracture-critical systems present no more than a low level of risk. Risk considers both consequences (to workers, the environment, and public confidence) and probability of failure. This plan interprets and implements the guidance contained in the ME Design Safety Standard, Section 5.4, ''Design Safety Standards for Fracture Critical Components for High Power Laser Systems'' (LLNL, 2000).},
doi = {10.2172/15013512},
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number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {2000},
month = {5}
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