Preparing for polar-drive ignition on the National Ignition Facility

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McKenty P.W. ; Collins T.J.B. ; Marozas J.A. ; Kessler T.J. ; Zuegel J.D. ; Shoup M.J. ; Craxton R.S. ; Marshall F.J. ; Shvydky A. ; Skupsky S. ; Goncharov V.N. ; Radha P.B. ; Epstein R. ; Sangster T.C. ; Meyerhofer D.D. ; McCrory R.L. ; Kilkenny J.D. ; Nikroo A. ; Hoppe M.L. ; MacKinnon A.J. ; LePape S. ; Marinak M.M. ; Schmitt M.J. ; Bradley P.A. ; Krasheninnikova N.S. ; Magelssen G.R. ; Murphy T.J. (2013)

The implementation of polar drive (PD) at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) will enable the execution of direct-drive implosions while the facility is configured for x-ray drive. The Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE), in collaboration with LLNL, LANL and GA, is i... View more
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