Figure from the DOE Report January, 2014

January 2014 DOE Report

Strong Shock Generation for Shock-Ignition Inertial Fusion

Recent experiments and target design work at LLE, in collaboration with CELIA and CEA, have been carried out to validate the shock-ignition (SI) concept and to develop a target design for ignition experiments on the National Ignition Facility (NIF).

Here, inferred peak ablation pressure versus the absorbed laser intensity at the critical-density surface is shown.

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