13th High Average Power Laser Program Workshop


8-9 November 2005
University of Rochester's Laboratory for Laser Energetics
Rochester, NY, U.S.A.



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Tuesday, November 8, 2005

INTRODUCTION  
8:00-8:30
(30)
Hospitality All
8:30-8:45
(15)
Welcome R. McCrory (LLE)
8:45-9:05
(20)
Introduction/Considerations for a less expensive path to IFE (ppt) J. Sethian (NRL)
9:05 - 9:25
(20)
Discussions All
LASERS  
9:25 - 9:45
(20)
KrF Laser Development (ppt) M. Wolford (SAIC/NRL)
9:45 - 10:05
(20)
Status of the Mercury Laser (pdf) A. Bayramian (LLNL)
10:05 - 10:15
(10)
Lasers Discussions All
POSTER BREAK--  
10:15-11:45
(30)
Posters will be up for entire workshop All
TARGET PHYSICS  
10:45 - 11:10
(25)
Target Physics (NRL): Sub MJ target designs (pdf) D. Colombant (NRL)
A. Schmitt (NRL)
11:10 - 11:35
(25)
Target Physics (LLNL): HAPL Target Design: Baseline and Options (ppt) J. Perkins (LLNL)
11:35 - 11:45
(10)
Target Physics Discussions All
Group Photo  
11:45-12:00
(15)
SMILE(jpg) All
LUNCH  
12:00 - 12:50
(50)
Lunch All
CHAMBER and OPTICS; PHYSICS and ENGINEERING
 
12:50 - 1:10
(20)
Target Threat Spectra Simulations (ppt) G. Moses (Wisc)
1:10 - 1:35
(25)
Optical layout & Amplifier Staging for a KrF system (ppt) T. Lehecka (Penn State)
M. McGeoch (Plex Corp)
1:35 - 1:55
(20)
Final Optics (ppt) J. Latkowski (LLNL)
1:55 - 2:10
(15)
Pumping IFE Chambers (ppt) C. Gentile (PPPL)
B. Parsells (PPPL)
2:10 - 2:15
(15)
Discussion All
POSTER BREAK--  
2:15 - 2:45
(30)
Posters will be up for entire workshop All
TARGET FABRICATION, INJECTION, ENGAGEMENT  
2:45 - 3:05
(20)
Overview of target status and challenges (ppt) (mov) D. Goodin (GA)
3:05 - 3:35
(30)
Target Fabrication Progress, including DVB foams, update on mass cryo layering (ppt) B. Vermillion (GA)
3:35 - 3:50
(15)
Resumption of LANL DT studies...
YES they’re back!!(ppt)
J. Hoffer and D. Geller (LANL)
3:50 - 4:10
(20)
Laboratory Demonstration of In-chamber Target Engagement (ppt) (mov) M. Tillack (UCSD)
4:10 - 4:30
(20)
Target tracking...in a Power Plant (ppt) (mpg) G. Flint (GA)
4:30 - 4:40
(10)
Target Fab/tracking/engagement Discussions All
CHAMBERS- THE BLANKET AND NEUTRONICS-1  
4:40 - 4:50
(10)
Status of the large (reactor) chamber and blanket work (ppt) R. Raffray (UCSD)
4:50 - 5:10
(20)
Mechanical design and nuclear analyses for large chamber (ppt Sviat) (ppt Sawan) I. Sviatoslavsky & M. Sawan (Wisconsin)
5:10 - 5:15
(5)
Blanket & Neutronics Discussions All
Tour of Omega, Omega EP, and David's Cryo Lab  
5:15 - 6:30
(75)
All are welcome Optional
Dinner  
6:30 - ??? Casa Larga Vineyards Optional

Wednesday, November 9, 2005

INTRODUCTION  
8:00 - 8:30
(30)
Hospitality All
CHAMBERS- THE BLANKET AND MATERIALS TESTING  
8:30-8:40
(10)
Blanket considerations for smaller chambers (ppt) R. Raffray (UCSD)
8:40-8:50
(10)
Neutron irradiation on mirrors and lenses (ppt) M. Sawan (Wisconsin)
8:50 - 9:05
(15)
The utility of a materials and components test facility based on Laser IFE (ppt) (avi) N. Ghoneim (UCLA)
9:05 - 9:15
(10)
Breeding in a Laser IFE based materials test facility (ppt) J. Kulcinski (Wisconsin)
9:15 - 9:25
(10)
Discussion All
POSTER BREAK--  
9:25 - 9:45
(20)
Posters will be up for entire workshop All
FIRST WALL ARMOR EXPERIMENTS: Threat spectra simulation  
9:45 - 10:05
(20)
XAPPER (x-rays) including temp measurements (ppt) J. Latkowski (LLNL)
10:05 - 10:25
(20)
DRAGONFIRE (Laser): Quantitative analysis of roughening, low temperature limits, etc (ppt) F. Najmabadi (UCSD)
10:25 - 10:45
(20)
RHEPP (IONS). Analysis of crack depth vs number of shots (ppt) T. Renk (SNL)
10:45 - 11:05
(20)
Making sense of our simulation experiments..tying them together to get a consistent picture (ppt) J. Blanchard (Wisconsin)
11:05 - 11:15
(10)
Discussion of threat spectra simulation experiments All
FUSION MATERIALS DATA BASE  
11:15 - 11:30
(15)
Demonstration of fusion materials database, including properties for SiC (ppt) (xls) S. Sharafat/R. Schaffer (UCLA)
11:30 - 11:35
(5)
Requests for other properties/materials All
FW ARMOR EXPERIMENTS: HELIUM RETENTION AND BONDING  
11:35 - 11:55
(20)
Helium retention studies in tungsten (ppt) L. Snead (ORNL)
11:55 - 12:05
(10)
Helium release in SiC (ppt) L. Snead (ORNL)
LUNCH  
12:05 - 12:55
(50)
Lunch All
FW ARMOR EXPERIMENTS: HELIUM RETENTION AND BONDING (cont)  
12:55 - 1:20
(25)
1) Surface Deformations of W Irradiated With Helium Ions
2) Tritium Concerns (ppt) (avi)
J. Kulcinski
R. Radell
G. Moses (Wisc)
1:20 - 1:35
(15)
An "engineering analysis" of He retention and release: Based on our experiments--- extrapolated to IFE (ppt) R. Raffray (UCSD)
1:35 - 1:45
(10)
Review of ORNL modeling work (ppt) S. Zinkle (ORNL)
1:45 - 2:00
(15)
Ion Implantation modeling (ppt) (avi) S. Sharafat (UCLA)
2:00 - 2:20
(20)
Bonding tungsten to low activation ferritic (ppt) G. Romanowski (ORNL)
2:20 - 2:30
(10)
Discussion All
COMMUNITY DISCUSSION AND WRAP UP  
2:30 - 3:20
(50)
Open discussion on the challenges and possible paths to develop Laser Fusion Energy (ppt) All
3:20 - 3:25
(5)
Wrap up
Next meeting date and location
J. Sethian (NRL)

 

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