OMEGA Targets

  • Cryogenic fill-tube capsule visible in a layering sphere
    Fill-Tube in Layering Sphere
    Cryogenic fill-tube capsule visible in a layering sphere

    Fill-Tube in Layering Sphere

    Cryogenic fill-tube capsule visible in a layering sphere

  • Cryogenic fill-tube capsule
    Cryogenic Fill-Tube Capsule
    Cryogenic fill-tube capsule

    Cryogenic Fill-Tube Capsule

    A Cryogenic Fill-Tube Capsule.

  • Prototype 3mm-diameter NIF Fill-Tube Target
    NIF Fill-Tube Target
    Prototype 3mm-diameter NIF Fill-Tube Target

    NIF Fill-Tube Target

    Prototype 3mm-diameter NIF Fill-Tube Target.

  • Advanced Cryogenic Target Test Station
    Advanced Cryogenic Target Test Station
    Advanced Cryogenic Target Test Station

    Advanced Cryogenic Target Test Station

    Advanced Cryogenic Target Test Station.

  • Hohlraum Energetics Pointing Target
    Hohlraum Energetics Pointing Target
    Hohlraum Energetics Pointing Target

    Hohlraum Energetics Pointing Target

    The hohlraum energetics pointing target compared to a penny.

  • The Powell-scope metrology station is used to measure the angles and dimensions of complex angles.
    Powell-Scope
    Metrology Station
    The Powell-scope metrology station is used to measure the angles and dimensions of complex angles.

    Powell-Scope Metrology Station

    The Powell-scope metrology station is used to measure the angles and dimensions of complex angles.

  • Silicon-overcoat test target
    Silicon-Overcoat
    Test Target
    Silicon-overcoat test target

    Silicon-Overcoat Test Target

    Photograph of a silicon-overcoat test target.

  • The cryogenic D2 and DT targets imploded on the OMEGA laser are mounted at the center of a beryllium "C" mount using four strands of spider silk.
    Target Shot on "C" Mount
    The cryogenic D2 and DT targets imploded on the OMEGA laser are mounted at the center of a beryllium "C" mount using four strands of spider silk.

    Target Shot on "C" Mount

    The cryogenic D2 and DT targets imploded on the OMEGA laser are mounted at the center of a beryllium "C" mount using four strands of spider silk.

  • Cryo Target Shot Operations Facilities
    Cryo Target Shot Operations Facilities
    Cryo Target Shot Operations Facilities

    Cryo Target Shot Operations Facilities

    Cryogenic target shot operations facilities.

  • Cryogenic fill transfer station 2
    Cryogenic Fill Transfer Station 2
    Cryogenic fill transfer station 2

    Cryogenic Fill Transfer Station 2

    Cryogenic Fill Transfer Station 2

  • First cryogenic 50:50 DT target implosion.
    First Cryo DT Target Implosion
    First cryogenic 50:50 DT target implosion.

    First Cryo DT Target Implosion

    First cryogenic 50:50 DT target implosion.

  • Cone Target
    Cone Target
    Cone Target

    Cone Target

    Cone target compared to a penny.

  • XRTS Target
    XRTS Target
    XRTS Target

    XRTS Target

    XRTS Target compared to a penny.

  • Saturn-Mounted Target
    Saturn-Mounted Target
    Saturn-Mounted Target

    Saturn-Mounted Target

    A Saturn-mounted target.

  • Saturn-Mounted Target
    Saturn-Mounted Target
    Saturn-Mounted Target

    Saturn-Mounted Target

    A Saturn-mounted target.

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