OMEGA Control Room

  • Control Room in Action
    OMEGA Control Room
    Control Room in Action

    OMEGA Control Room

    Image of the OMEGA Control Room

  • OEMGA Shot Director
    OMEGA Shot Director
    OEMGA Shot Director

    OMEGA Shot Director

    Shot Director in the OMEGA Laser Control Room.

  • Aligning Targets for Shots
    Aligning Targets for Shots
    Aligning Targets for Shots

    Aligning Targets for Shots

    Principal Investigator with Experimental System Operator aligning targets for shots on OMEGA

  • Three control room operators at work
    OMEGA Control Room
    Three control room operators at work

    OMEGA Control Room

    Three OMEGA Laser control room operators analyzing target shot information.

  • OMEGA Shot Director
    OMEGA Shot Director
    OMEGA Shot Director

    OMEGA Shot Director

    OMEGA shot director counting down during a shot, with experimental operations in the background.

  • OMEGA Control Room
    OMEGA Control Room
    OMEGA Control Room

    OMEGA Control Room

    Image of the OMEGA Control Room

  • OMEGA Control Room
    Laser System Scientists
    OMEGA Control Room

    Laser System Scientists

    Laser System Scientists monitor laser performance and ensure critical parameters are correctly configured

  • OMEGA Shot Director
    OMEGA Shot Director
    OMEGA Shot Director

    OMEGA Shot Director

    Shot director controlling the shot sequence

  • OMEGA Control Room
    Control Room Window
    OMEGA Control Room

    Control Room Window

    Visitors to LLE can observe operations through the Control Room window

  • OMEGA Control Room
    OMEGA Control Room Shot Director
    OMEGA Control Room

    OMEGA Control Room Shot Director

    OMEGA Control Room shot director

  • Floor plan of the control room
    Control Room Floor Plan
    Floor plan of the control room

    Control Room Floor Plan

    The five Control Room workstations are arranged to allow the operators to work together with minimal distraction. A separate conference room is used for briefings, data assessment, and planning. The Target and Laser Bays are accessed through the Control Room.

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