OMEGA Experimental Systems

  • View inside the OMEGA Laser target chamber from the OAPI port
    View Inside the OMEGA Target Chamber
    View inside the OMEGA Laser target chamber from the OAPI port

    View Inside the OMEGA Target Chamber

    View inside the OMEGA Laser target chamber from the OAPI port.

  • ASBO
    ASBO
    ASBO

    ASBO

    The Active Shock Breakout (ASBO) diagnostic measures the timing of shock waves inside an imploding cryogenic D2 sphere.

  • Diagnostic ASBO and ROSS equipment
    ASBO and ROSS Equipment
    Diagnostic ASBO and ROSS equipment

    ASBO and ROSS Equipment

    Diagnostic ASBO and ROSS equipment

  • Magnetic Recoil Spectrometer magnet sits near the OMEGA target chamber.
    MRS Magnet
    Magnetic Recoil Spectrometer magnet sits near the OMEGA target chamber.

    MRS Magnet

    Magnetic Recoil Spectrometer magnet sits near the OMEGA target chamber.

  • Magnetic Recoil Spectrometer (MRS) installation.
    MRS Installation
    Magnetic Recoil Spectrometer (MRS) installation.

    MRS Installation

    Installation of the Magnetic Recoil Spectrometer

  • New covers to protect OMEGA's mirrors.
    OMEGA Mirror Covers
    New covers to protect OMEGA's mirrors.

    OMEGA Mirror Covers

    New covers to protect the OMEGA Laser's mirrors.

  • OMEGA Laser Target Shot
    OMEGA Laser Target Shot
    OMEGA Laser Target Shot

    OMEGA Laser Target Shot

    Internal view of the OMEGA Laser's target chamber during a target shot.

  • OMEGA Laser Target Shot
    OMEGA Laser Target Shot
    OMEGA Laser Target Shot

    OMEGA Laser Target Shot

    Internal view of the OMEGA Laser's target chamber during a target shot.

  • Cryogenic target shot operations monitor
    Cryo Target Shot
    Cryogenic target shot operations monitor

    Cryo Target Shot

    The operations monitor for the cryogenic target shot.

  • Omega Target Structure
    Omega Target Structure
    Omega Target Structure

    Omega Target Structure

    View of the target structure in the OMEGA Laser Bay.

  • Cryogenic 50:50 DT Targets displayed on a monitor
    Cryogenic DT Targets
    Cryogenic 50:50 DT Targets displayed on a monitor

    Cryogenic DT Targets

    Cryogenic 50:50 DT targets for the first 50:50 DT target implosion.

  • Relocating the BL49 Focus Lens
    Relocating the
    BL49 Focus Lens
    Relocating the BL49 Focus Lens

    Relocating the BL49 Focus Lens

    Relocating the BL49 focus lens assembly on the OMEGA target chamber to facilitate OMEGA EP conection to OMEGA.

  • OMEGA Laser Target Shot
    OMEGA Laser Target Shot
    OMEGA Laser Target Shot

    OMEGA Laser Target Shot

    OMEGA Laser Target Shot, June 14, 2005.

  • OMEGA Target Bay
    OMEGA Target Bay
    OMEGA Target Bay

    OMEGA Target Bay

    View of the OMEGA Target Bay

  • OMEGA Target Bay
    OMEGA Target Bay
    OMEGA Target Bay

    OMEGA Target Bay

    View of the OMEGA Target Bay

  • The Rochester Optical Streak System
    The Rochester Optical Streak System
    The Rochester Optical Streak System

    The Rochester Optical Streak System

    The Rochester Optical Streak System (ROSS) is a comprehensive short-pulse diagnostic system with autofocusing and self-calibration capabilities. Eight prototype cameras have operated on OMEGA for six years. This system has been commercialized by Sydor Instruments, a Rochester-based firm specializing in novel measurement technology.

  • OMEGA Target Chamber with "permanent" diagnostic port allocations.
    OMEGA Target
    Chamber Diagram
    OMEGA Target Chamber with "permanent" diagnostic port allocations.

    OMEGA Target Chamber Diagram

    OMEGA Target Chamber with "permanent" diagnostic port allocations.

  • Target Bay Structural Configuration
    Target Bay Configuration
    Target Bay Structural Configuration

    Target Bay Configuration

    The configuration of the target bay for the OMEGA Laser.

  • Target mirror structure and personnel platform.
    Target Mirror Structure
    and Platform
    Target mirror structure and personnel platform.

    Target Mirror Structure and Platform

    The target mirror structure and personnel platform for the OMEGA Laser.

  • The Ten-Inch Manipulator (TIM) is the standard interface for target diagnostics.
    Ten-Inch Manipulator
    The Ten-Inch Manipulator (TIM) is the standard interface for target diagnostics.

    Ten-Inch Manipulator

    The Ten-Inch Manipulator (TIM) is the standard interface for target diagnostics.

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