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Title: Large-aperture coatings for fusion-class laser systems

Abstract

Abstract: Optical coatings for fusion-class laser systems pose unique challenges, given the large substrate sizes, the high intensities incident on the coatings, and the system-focusing requirements necessitating a well-controlled optical wavefront. Significant advancements have taken place in the past 30 years to achieve the coating capabilities necessary to build laser systems such as the National Ignition Facility, Laser Mégajoule, OMEGA EP, and OMEGA. Furthermore, this work summarizes the coating efforts and advancements to support such system construction and maintenance.

Authors:
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  1. Univ. of Rochester, NY (United States)
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Research Org.:
Univ. of Rochester, NY (United States). Lab. for Laser Energetics
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
Contributing Org.:
Laboratory for Laser Energetics, University of Rochester
OSTI Identifier:
1581636
Report Number(s):
2019-9, 1541, 2498
Journal ID: ISSN 1559-128X; APOPAI; 2019-9, 1541, 2498
Grant/Contract Number:  
NA0003856
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Applied Optics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 59; Journal Issue: 5; Journal ID: ISSN 1559-128X
Publisher:
Optical Society of America
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
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Oliver, J. B., Rigatti, A. L., Noll, T., Spaulding, J., Hettrick, J., Gruschow, V., Mitchell, G., Sadowski, D., Smith, C., and Charles, B. Large-aperture coatings for fusion-class laser systems. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1364/AO.59.0000A7.
Oliver, J. B., Rigatti, A. L., Noll, T., Spaulding, J., Hettrick, J., Gruschow, V., Mitchell, G., Sadowski, D., Smith, C., & Charles, B. Large-aperture coatings for fusion-class laser systems. United States. doi:10.1364/AO.59.0000A7.
Oliver, J. B., Rigatti, A. L., Noll, T., Spaulding, J., Hettrick, J., Gruschow, V., Mitchell, G., Sadowski, D., Smith, C., and Charles, B. Fri . "Large-aperture coatings for fusion-class laser systems". United States. doi:10.1364/AO.59.0000A7.
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title = {Large-aperture coatings for fusion-class laser systems},
author = {Oliver, J. B. and Rigatti, A. L. and Noll, T. and Spaulding, J. and Hettrick, J. and Gruschow, V. and Mitchell, G. and Sadowski, D. and Smith, C. and Charles, B.},
abstractNote = {Abstract: Optical coatings for fusion-class laser systems pose unique challenges, given the large substrate sizes, the high intensities incident on the coatings, and the system-focusing requirements necessitating a well-controlled optical wavefront. Significant advancements have taken place in the past 30 years to achieve the coating capabilities necessary to build laser systems such as the National Ignition Facility, Laser Mégajoule, OMEGA EP, and OMEGA. Furthermore, this work summarizes the coating efforts and advancements to support such system construction and maintenance.},
doi = {10.1364/AO.59.0000A7},
journal = {Applied Optics},
number = 5,
volume = 59,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {11}
}

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