14th High Average Power Laser Program Workshop


21-22 March 2006
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge, TN, U.S.A.



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Tuesday, March 21, 2006

INTRODUCTION  
8:00-8:30
(30)
Hospitality All
8:30-8:45
(15)
Welcome (ppt) Ted Fox (ORNL)
8:45-9:00
(15)
Introduction (ppt) J. Sethian (NRL)
LASERS  
9:00 - 9:20
(20)
KrF Laser Development (ppt) F. Hegeler (CTI/NRL)
9:20 - 9:40
(20)
Status of the Mercury Laser (ppt) C. Bibeau (LLNL)
9:40 - 9:45
(5)
Lasers Discussions All
POSTER BREAK-1  
9:45-10:10
(25)
Posters will be up for entire workshop All
TARGET PHYSICS  
10:10 - 10:35
(25)
Target Physics (NRL): Sub MJ target designs (pdf) D. Colombant (NRL)
A. Schmitt (NRL)
10:35 - 11:00
(25)
1) Stability for 2.5MJ baseline reactor target
2) New work on scoping high-gain 0.5-1MJ designs for FTF and reactor applications (ppt)
J. Perkins (LLNL)
11:00 - 11:05
(5)
Target Physics Discussions All
CHAMBER PHYSICS and ENGINEERING-1
 
11:05 - 11:30
(25)
The NRL 24" Cusp Experiment…a 1979 experiment that showed the principles of Magnetic Intervention. (not to mention target injection and engagement) (ppt) R. Pechacek (NRL-Retired)
11:30 - 11:50
(20)
Modeling of Magnetic Intervention…Both for a possible experiment and an IFE chamber (ppt) D. Rose (Voss Scientific)
Group Photo  
11:50-12:00
(10)
Y'all smile, now!!!(jpg) All
LUNCH  
12:00 - 1:00
(60)
Lunch All
CHAMBER PHYSICS and ENGINEERING-2
 
1:00 - 1:20
(20)
UW First-Wall Threat Spectra Calculations (ppt) G. Moses
J. Santarius (Wisc)
1:20 - 1:40
(20)
DRAGONFIRE (Laser): Thresholds for roughening and mass loss. (ppt) F. Najmabadi (UCSD)
1:40 - 1:45
(5)
Discussion All
POSTER BREAK-2  
1:45 - 2:00
(15)
Posters will be up for entire workshop All
TARGET FABRICATION  
2:00 - 2:10
(10)
Overview of target fabrication, injection and engagement talks (ppt) D. Goodin (GA)
2:10 - 2:30
(20)
Progress in Target Fabrication Development (ppt) Jared Hund (GA)
2:30 - 2:40
(10)
DVB Shells: Progress & Planned Experiments (ppt) J. Streit (Schafer)
2:40 - 3:00
(20)
Target Layering - Bumpy temperatures make smoother ice (ppt) J. Hoffer and D. Geller (LANL)
3:00 - 3:20
(20)
Target Layering - Characterization in a Cryogenic Fluidized Bed (ppt) Don Bittner (Schafer)
3:20 - 3:40
(20)
Cryogenic Target Heating Studies (ppt) D. Harding (LLE)
3:40 - 3:50
(10)
Target Fabrication Discussions All
POSTER BREAK-3  
3:50 - 4:10
(20)
Posters will be up for entire workshop All
TARGET INJECTION and ENGAGEMENT  
4:10 - 4:25
(15)
Placement Accuracy with Mechanical Injection (ppt) R. Petzoldt (GA)
4:25 - 4:45
(20)
Target engagement (ppt) G. Flint (GA)
4:45 - 5:05
(20)
Beam alignment and incorporation into optical design (ppt) T. Lehecka (Penn State)
5:05 - 5:20
(20)
Progress on (Table-Top) Target Tracking and Engagement Demo (ppt) L. Carlson (UCSD)
5:20 - 5:30
(10)
Target Injection/Engagement Discussions All
Tour of ORNL Metals and Ceramics Division facilities  
5:30 - 6:30
(60)
High Temperature Materials Laboratory Infrared Processing Facility All are welcome
Dinner  
7:30 - ??? Tennessee Barbeque, Calhoon’s Kingston Pike at Pellissippi Parkway (I-140) Optional

Wednesday, March 22, 2006

INTRODUCTION  
8:00 - 8:30
(30)
Hospitality All
FINAL OPTICS  
8:30 - 8:50
(20)
GIMM damage studies at prototypical pulse lengths First cut at a conceptual design for a GIMM (ppt) M. Tillack (UCSD)
8:50 - 9:10
(20)
Impact of GIMM design options on radiation level in final optics system (ppt) M. Sawan (Wisc)
9:10 - 9:15
(5)
Final Optics Discussion All
POSTER BREAK  
9:15 - 9:35
(20)
Posters will be up for entire workshop All
CHAMBERS- blankets, neutronics, tritium  
9:35 - 9:55
(20)
Chamber issues (ppt) R. Raffray (UCSD)
9:55 - 10:15
(20)
Blanket Design for a Magnetic Diversion Chamber (ppt) G. Sviatoslavsky,
I. Sviatoslavsky,
M. Sawan- (Wisc)
10:15 - 10:30
(15)
First Look at Tritium Processing (ppt) C. Gentile (PPPL)
10:30 - 10:35
(5)
Chambers Discussion All
POWER PLANT ECONOMICS REVISITED  
10:35 - 10:50
(15)
Systems Studies (ppt) W. Meier (LLNL)
FIRST WALL ARMOR THERMOMECHANICS  
10:50 - 11:10
(20)
XAPPER (x-rays) Update on temp measurements (ppt) J. Latkowski (LLNL)
11:10 - 11:30
(20)
RHEPP (IONS) (ppt) T. Renk (SNL)
11:30 - 11:45
(15)
Fabrication of High Porosity Tungsten...
A candidate first wall material. (ppt)
S. O’Dell (PPI)
11:45 - 12:05
(20)
SiC Wall Response to Target Threat Spectra (ppt) Thad Heltemes,
Greg Moses (Wisconsin)
12:05 - 12:10
(5)
Discussion on FW armor thermo-mechanics All
LUNCH  
12:10 - 1:00
(50)
Lunch All
FIRST WALL ARMOR: HELIUM RETENTION  
1:00 - 1:20
(20)
Pulsed Helium Bombardment of W at high temperature (ppt) Ross Radel,
Jerry Kulcinski (Wisconsin)
1:20 - 1:40
(20)
Helium retention studies in tungsten (ppt) L. Snead (ORNL)
1:40 - 2:00
(20)
Ion Implantation modeling (ppt) S. Sharafat (UCLA)
FIRST WALL ARMOR: BONDING  
2:00 - 2:20
(20)
Bonding tungsten to low activation ferritic (ppt) G. Romanowski (ORNL)
SUMMARY OF MATERIALS ISSUES  
2:20 - 2:40
(20)
Helium retention studies in tungsten (ppt) L. Snead (ORNL)
WRAP UP  
2:40 - 3:00
(20)
Wrap up
Next meeting date and location
J. Sethian (NRL)
TOUR OF Spallation Neutron Source (SNS)  
3:30 - 5:15
(105)
Sign up required Limited to 20 people

 

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