Omega Laser Facility Users Group 2009 Workshop

29 April to 1 May 2009

Agenda | Attendees | Photos | Overview Science Talks | Facility Talks | Contributed Posters | Contributed Talks | Reports
Wednesday, 29 April 2009
7:15 Registration (East entrance to LLE)  
7:45-8:30 Continental breakfast  
  General Session: Seminar Room  
8:30-8:35 Welcome Robert L. McCrory, Jr.
8:35-8:45 Workshop objectives, agenda, working groups, announcements Richard Petrasso
8:45-9:15 OMEGA/OMEGA EP Facility: Status and Performance Sam Morse
9:15-9:45 Engineering Support and Qualification Process for Interfacing New Experiments Greg Pien
9:45-10:15 Diagnostics Status for OMEGA/OMEGA EP Craig Sangster
10:15-10:30 Break  
10:30-11:00 Status of OMEGA EP, an Experimentalist's perspective Christian Stoeckl
11:00-11:30 Status of integrated Fast- and Shock-Ignition Experiments on OMEGA/OMEGA EP Wolfgang Theobald
11:30-12:00 Laboratory Astrophysics at OMEGA/OMEGA EP Paul Drake
12:00-12:30 Materials under extreme conditions at OMEGA, OMEGA EP, and the NIF Rip Collins
12:30-12:40 Entire Workshop Photo; Student-Postdoc photo  
12:40-1:30 lunches; OMEGA and OMEGA EP Tours  
1:30-3:45 First Poster Session: Posters 1–18  
3:45-4:00 Break  
4:00-6:15 Second Poster Session: Posters 1–18  
Thursday, 30 April 2009
7:45-8:30 Continental breakfast  
8:30-9:00 Laser Properties: Pulse shaping, pulse duration(s), phase plates... Keith Thorp
9:00-9:30 Targets David Harding, Mark Bonino, Brian Vermillion
9:30-10:00 The Role of Simulation on Design and Analysis of OMEGA Experiments Roberto Mancini
10:00-10:30 Basic Science Connections between OMEGA/OMEGA EP and HiPER Risk Reduction Peter Norreys
10:30-10:45 Break  
10:45-11:55 Student/postdoc/new-user Forum  
  Testament of issues, experiences, recommendations for the Workshop and Workshop Report
(to continue this discussion during the working groups)
11:55-12:00 Discussion of working groups/goals/charge  
12:00-1:00 Lunch; tour of OMEGA and OMEGA EP  
  Working Group 1:(Seminar Room ) ICF, Fast and Advanced ignition, Diagnostics Expeditors: R. Mancini,
P. Norreys, J. Knauer
  Working Group 2:(Coliseum ) Materials, Shocks, Warm-Dense-Matter, X-ray Generation, LabAstro Expeditors:
P. Drake, J. Cobble,
M. Schneider, H. Baldis
1:00-3:30 Working Group Sessions I and II  
1:00-2:30 Contributed Oral presentations  
3:30-3:45 Break  
3:45-6:00 Working group session  
7:00-10:30 No Host Reception and Dinner at the UR Faculty Club  
Friday, 1 May 2009
7:45-8:30 Continental breakfast  
  General Session: Seminar Room  
8:30-9:30 Basic HED Science is Important to NNSA Christopher Deeney
9:30-11:30 Executive session  
11:30-12:00 Initial Presentation and discussion of workshop findings and recommendations to LLE Management and NNSA  
12:30-2:00 Lunch and adieus.....Tours of OMEGA and OMEGA EP  
2:00-2:30 OLUG Executive Council meeting; review report writing and schedule