Omega Laser Facility Users Group 2013 Workshop

24–26 April 2013

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For capturing the spirited ambiance of the workshop through the lens, we thank Eugene Kowaluk.

  • OLUG 2013 Workshop
    OLUG 2013 Workshop

    A capacity gathering of 100 researchers from 25 universities and laboratories around the world participated in the 2013 workshop.

  • OLUG 2013 Workshop
    OLUG 2013 Workshop

    Nearly all the 40 students and postdoctoral fellows who attended made poster presentations; 36 received travel assistance from an NNSA grant. The workshop emphasized the participation of young researchers.

  • OLUG 2013 Workshop
    OLUG 2013 Workshop

    A total of 68 posters, the majority by young researchers, were presented during three poster sessions.

  • OLUG 2013 Workshop
    OLUG 2013 Workshop

    Posters covered many topics, including laboratory astrophysics

  • OLUG 2013 Workshop
    OLUG 2013 Workshop

    Posters covered many topics, including reconnection in high-β plasmas

  • OLUG 2013 Workshop
    OLUG 2013 Workshop

    Posters covered many topics, including high-end simulations utilizing FLASH

  • OLUG 2013 Workshop
    OLUG 2013 Workshop

    NASA's Einstien postdoctoral fellow Mario Manuel presented his continuing OMEGA research plans.

  • OLUG 2013 Workshop
    OLUG 2013 Workshop

    Presentations included superb posters given by three researchers in LLE's 2012 Summer High School Research Program.

  • OLUG 2013 Workshop
    OLUG 2013 Workshop

    The eight "Facility" posters, many addressing Findings and Recommendations of OLUG, were widely lauded by the users

  • OLUG 2013 Workshop
    OLUG 2013 Workshop

    The eight "Facility" posters, many addressing Findings and Recommendations of OLUG, were widely lauded by the users

  • OLUG 2013 Workshop
    OLUG 2013 Workshop

    World-class physicists described cutting-edge research either ongoing at the Omega Laser Facility, or those tantilizing possibilities "just around the corner."

  • OLUG 2013 Workshop
    OLUG 2013 Workshop

    World-class physicists described cutting-edge research either ongoing at the Omega Laser Facility, or those tantilizing possibilities "just around the corner."

  • OLUG 2013 Workshop
    OLUG 2013 Workshop

    World-class physicists described cutting-edge research either ongoing at the Omega Laser Facility, or those tantilizing possibilities "just around the corner."

  • OLUG 2013 Workshop
    OLUG 2013 Workshop

    Tours of the facility are a critical part of the workshop and bring home the complexity, coordination, and long-range planning needed for implementing a successful campaign.

  • OLUG 2013 Workshop
    OLUG 2013 Workshop

    The young researcher's panel and town meeting is one of OLUG's most important sessions, highlighting many of the challenges faced by young researchers at the Omega Laser Facility and elsewhere