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Title: Z Machine at Sandia Labs

Sandia Labs' Z machine is the largest laboratory source of x-rays in the world. For the few nanoseconds of a Z Machine test, its electrical output equals the output of 50x the electrical generating stmore »ations of all the power plants on earth. The Z Machine complex encompasses an area roughly the size of a major college basketball arena. Originally created to validate nuclear weapons models, the Z Machine is also considered a "dark horse" in the race for viable fusion energy production. After the famous "arcs and sparks" photo of Z (a photo no longer possible after its refurbishment), this is a fast-motion video of workers completing Z's recent refurbishment.« less
Title: Z Machine at Sandia Labs
Publication Date: 2007-10-17
OSTI Identifier: 987747
Resource Type: Multimedia
Specific Type: Multimedia Presentation
Sponsoring Org: USDOE
Subject: 22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS ; Z MACHINE ; PULSED POWER ; X-RAYS ; DARK HORSE
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:00:34
System Entry Date: 2018-08-03