Figure from the DOE Report June, 2014

June 2014 DOE Report

X-Ray–Backlit, Polar-Drive Implosions on the National Ignition Facility (NIF)

X-ray–backlit images of the converging shell have been obtained on two consecutive deuterium-filled, plastic-shell polar-drive (PD) implosions on the NIF.

Image from backlit implosion N140612–001 is shown here

Download full report

Past DOE Reports