4th Laser IFE Program Workshop

4-5 April 2002
General Atomics
San Diego, CA, U.S.A.

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Thursday, April 4, 2002

8:00-8:30             Coffee, Pastries, & Bagels  
8:30-8:40 Welcome GA hosts
8:40-9:00 Introduction (ppt) J. Sethian (NRL)
9:00-9:30 The Mercury Laser Project (pdf) C. Bibeau (LLNL)
9:30-10:00 Electra KrF Laser (ppt) J. Sethian (NRL)
10:00-10:15 Laser Discussion  
10:15-10:30 Break  
Target Design  
10:30-10:50 High Gain Target Designs (NRL) D. Colombant (NRL)
A. Schmitt (NRL)
10:50-11:10 Target Physics Update (pdf) J. Perkins (LLNL)
11:10-11:30 Target Designs Discussion All
Target Fabrication & Injection-1  
11:30-11:45 Initial Production of Divinyl Benzene (DVB) shells (ppt) J. Streit (Schafer)
11:45-12:00 Surface Roughness of Deuterium Ice on Foam (ppt) C. Halvorson (Schafer)
12:00-1:00 Lunch  
Target Fabrication & Injection-2  
1:00-1:45 GA Target Fabrication Tasks (ppt) D. Goodin (GA)
  Coating Development (ppt) E. Stephens (GA)
1:45-2:05 Molding Foam shells by Injection (ppt) A. Nobile, (LANL)
W. Steckle (LANL)
2:05-2:35 Solid DT Studies (ppt) J. Hoffer (LANL)
2:35-3:00 Status of Target Injection and Tracking (ppt) R. Petzoldt (GA)
3:00-3:30 Target Fab & Injection Discussion  
Poster Session #1  
3:30-4:30 Posters on the day's topics All
Final Optics  
4:30-5:00 Mirror damage studies-progress report (ppt) M. Tillack (UCSD)
5:00-5:15 Transmissive Final Optic for Laser IFE (pdf) S. Payne (LLNL)
J. Latkowski (LLNL)
5:15-5:30 Optics Discussion  
5:30-7:30 Lots of stimulating discussions All

Friday, April 5, 2002

8:00-8:30Coffee, Pastries, and Bagels All
8:30-8:45 Chambers Development Plan (ppt) J. Sethian (NRL)
8:45-9:00 Ion Driven Fireballs: Calculations and Experiments (ppt) G. Moses (Wisc)
9:00-9:15 Chamber Gas density requirements for ion stopping (ppt) D. Haynes (Wisc)
9:15-9:45 Progress in Alternate Chambers Activities (pdf) J. Latkowski (LLNL)
W. Meier (LLNL)
9:45-10:15 Chamber Dynamics Modeling (ppt) R. Raffray (UCSD)
Z. Dragojlovic (UCSD)
10:15-10:30 Break  
10:30-10:45 Progress in UCSD Chamber Simulation Experiments (pdf) F. Najmabadi (UCSD)
10:45-11:00 Ion irradiation issues for IFE chambers (ppt) G. Lucas (UCSB)
11:00-11:20 CFC-Air Chemical Reactivity for IFE Safety Analysis (pdf) D. Petti (INEEL)
11:20-11:40 Tritium Retention in Graphite and Carbon Composites (ppt) R. Causey (SNL)
11:40-12:00 Chamber Discussions  
12:00-1:00 Lunch  
1:00-1:45 X-ray Effects on Tungsten, Rhenium, and Tungsten Alloy Surfaces (ppt) C. Olson (SNL)
T. Tanaka (SNL)
T. Renk (SNL)
1:45-2:00 Modeling Analysis of Carbon Fiber Velvet Tested in RHEPP Ion Beam Facility (ppt) R. Raffray (UCSD)
2:00-2:25 Fidelity of RHEPP and Z expts to study wall response (ppt) R. Peterson (Wisc)
  Bucky Simulations of Z and RHEPP experiments (ppt) R. Peterson (Wisc)
Poster Session #2  
2:25-3:00 Posters on the day's topics All
3:00-3:15 Chamber Materials-Overview and Plans (ppt) L. Snead (ORNL)
3:15-3:30 Thermo-mechanical Fatigue of Chamber Structures (ppt) N. Ghoniem (UCLA)
3:30-4:00 Materials Discussion  


Meeting hosted by General Atomics.

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