Past LLE Reviews

  • Cover of LLE Review 138
    Review 138

    Review 138

    • Method to Measure Young's Modulaus and Damping of Fibers at Cryogenic Temperatures
    • Self-Generated Magnetic Fields in Direct-Drive–Implosion Experiments
    • Absolute Calibration of the OMEGA Streaked Optical Pyrometer for Laser-Driven Shock Waves
    • Multibeam Two-Plasmon Decay in Three Dimensions: Thresholds and Saturation
    • Near-Ultraviolet Absorption Annealing in HfO2 Thin Films Subjected to Continuous-Wave Laser Irradiation
    • Static and Optical Properties of Warm Dense Polystyrene Along the Principal Hugoniot
    • Fabrication of a a Continuouse-Enfolding Grating by Ion-Beam–Sputter Deposition
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 137
    Review 137

    Review 137

    • Theory of Hydro-Equivalent Ignition for Inertial Fusion and Its Applications to OMEGA and the National Ignition Facility
    • Improving Hot-Spot Pressure and Demonstrating Ignition Hydrodynamic Equivalence in Cryogenic Deuterium–Tritium Implosions on OMEGA
    • Measurements of Electron Density Profiles Using an Angular Filter Refractometer
    • Multibeam Laser–Plasma Interactions in Inertial Confinement Fusion
    • First-Principles Thermal Conductivity of Deuterium for Inertial Confinement Fusion Applications
    • Self-Phase Modulation Compensation in a Regenerative Amplifier Using Cascaded Second-Order Nonlinearities
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 136
    Review 136

    Review 136

    • Demonstration of the Improved Rocket Efficiency in Direct-Drive Implosions by Using Different Ablator Materials
    • Characterization of a High-Photon-Energy X-Ray Imager
    • Plasma-Ion–Assisted Coatings for 15-fs Laser Systems
    • Spectral and Temporal Properties of Optical Signals with Multiple Sinusoidal Phase Modulations
    • The Fifth Omega Laser Facility Users Group Workshop
    • LLE's Summer High School Research Program
    • FY13 Laser Facility Report
    • National Laser Users' Facility and External Users' Programs
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 135
    Review 135

    Review 135

    • Improving Cryogenic DT Implosion Performance on OMEGA
    • Polar-Drive Experiments with Shimmed Targets on OMEGA
    • Localized Time-Resolved Electron-Temperature Measurements Indicate Nonuniformly Driven Two-Plasmon–Decay Instability in Direct-Drive Implosions
    • Measurements of the Divergence of Fast Electrons in Laser-Irradiated Spherical Targets
    • Copper K-Shell Emission Cross Sections for Laser–Solid Experiments
    • Fracture Mechanics of Delamination Defects in Multilayer Dielectric Coatings
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 134
    Review 134

    Review 134

    • Commissioning of a Multiple-Frequency–Modulation Smoothing by Spectral Dispersion Demonstration System on OMEGA EP
    • Simulations of the Propagation of Multiple-FM Smoothing by Spectral Dispersion on OMEGA EP
    • Fiber Front End with Multiple Phase Modulations and High-Bandwidth Pulse Shaping
    • Mitigation of Two-Plasmon Decay in Direct-Drive Inertial Confinement Fusion Through the Manipulation of Ion-Acoustic- and Langmuir-Wave Damping
    • Hot-Electron Generation from Laser/Pre-Plasma Interactions in Cone-Guided Fast Ignition
    • Pulsed Laser Ablation of Dental Calculus in the Near-Ultraviolet
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 133
    Review 133

    Review 133

    • A Polar-Drive Shock-Ignition Design for the National Ignition Facility
    • Polar-Drive Implosions on OMEGA and the National Ignition Facility
    • Cross-Beam Energy Transfer in Polar-Drive Implosions on OMEGA
    • Measured Hot-Electron Intensity Thresholds Quantified by a Two-Plasmon–Decay Resonant Common-Wave Gain in Various Experimental Configurations
    • Mitigation of Cross-Beam Energy Transfer: Implications of Two-State Optical Zooming on OMEGA
    • Measuring 8- to 250-ps Short Pulses Using a High-Speed Streak Camera on Kilojoule, Petawatt-Class Laser Systems
    • A Solid-State, Inductive-Adder, 10-kV Pulse Generator for Driving Large-Aperture Pockels Cells
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 132
    Review 132

    Review 132

    • Laser–Plasma Interactions in Direct-Drive Ignition Plasmas
    • Stress-Radiation–Induced Swelling in Plastic Capsules
    • Time-Resolved Carrier Dynamics in Si-on-Glass Absorbers for Photovoltaic Cells
    • Proton Emission from Cone-in-Shell Fast-Ignition Experiments at the Omega Laser Facility
    • The Fourth Omega Laser Facility Users' Group Workshop
    • LLE's Summer High School Research Program
    • FY12 Laser Facility Report
    • National Laser Users' Facility and External Users' Programs
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 131
    Review 131

    Review 131

    • Shock-Ignition Experiments with Planar Targets on OMEGA
    • Inelastic X-Ray Scattering from Shocked Liquid Deuterium
    • Enhancement of the Laser-Induced–Damage Threshold in Multilayer Dielectric Diffraction Gratings Through Targeted Chemical Cleaning
    • Magnetic-Field Generation by Rayleigh–Taylor Instability in Laser-Driven Planar Plastic Targets
    • High-Resolution Spectroscopy Used to Measure Inertial Confinement Fusion Neutron Spectra on OMEGA
    • Experimental Validation of the Two-Plasmon–Decay Common-Wave Process
    • A Reflective Optical Transport System for Ultraviolet Thomson Scattering on OMEGA
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 130
    Review 130

    Review 130

    • OMEGA Polar-Drive Target Designs
    • Cryogenic Deuterium and Deuterium–Tritium Direct-Drive Implosions on OMEGA
    • Experimental Reduction of Laser Imprinting and Rayleigh–Taylor Growth in Spherically Compressed, Medium-Z–Doped Plastic Targets
    • Shell-Trajectory Measurements from Direct-Drive–Implosion Experiments
    • Spherical Shock-Ignition Experiments with the 40 + 20-Beam Configuration on OMEGA
    • A Single-Shot, Multiwavelength Electro-Optic Data-Acquisition System for Inertial Confinement Fusion Applications
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 129
    Review 129

    Review 129

    • Crossed-Beam Energy Transfer in Direct-Drive Implosions
    • Time-Resolved Measurements of Hot-Electron Equilibration Dynamics in High-Intensity Laser Interactions with Thin-Foil Solid Targets
    • Experimental Studies of the Two-Plasmon-Decay Instability in Long-Scale-Length Plasmas
    • A Front End for Ultra-Intense Optical Parametric Chirped-Pulse Amplification
    • A Spherical Crystal Imager for OMEGA EP
    • Amplitude Distributions of Dark Counts and Photon Counts in NbN Superconducting Single-Photon Detectors Integrated with a High-Electron Mobility Transistor Readout
    • Thermal Conductivity of Solid Deuterium by the 3ω Method
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 128
    Review 128

    Review 128

    • Hot-Spot Mix in Ignition-Scale Inertial Confinement Fusion Targets
    • Measurements of the Differential Cross Section for the Elastic n–3H and n–2H Scattering at 14.1 MeV by Using an Inertial Confinement Fusion Facility
    • Study of Rayleigh–Taylor Growth in Directly Driven Cryogenic-Deuterium Targets
    • Highly Efficient Room-Temperature Yb:YAG Ceramic Laser and Regenerative Amplifier
    • LLE's Summer High School Research Program
    • FY11 Laser Facility Report
    • National Laser Users' Facility and External Users' Programs
    • The Third Omega Laser Facility Users' Group Workshop
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 127
    Review 127

    Review 127

    • Langmuir Turbulence and Suprathermal Electron Production from the Two-Plasmon-Decay Instability Driven by Crossed Laser Beams in an Inhomogeneous Plasma
    • Demonstration of a Closed-Loop Beam-Shaping System Based on the Phase-Only Carrier Method in High-Power Lasers
    • Temporal Contrast Degradation at the Focus of Ultrafast Pulses from High-Frequency Spectral Phase Modulation
    • Highly Accurate Wavefront Reconstruction Algorithms Over Broad Spatial-Frequency Bandwidth
    • Time-Resolved Optical Response of All-Oxide, YBa2Cu3O7/La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 Proximitized Bilayers
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 126
    Review 126

    Review 126

    • Precision Equation-of-State Measurements on NIF Ablator Materials from 1 to 12 Mbar Using Laser-Driven Shock Waves
    • Refractive Index of Lithium Fluoride Ramp Compressed to 800 GPa
    • Hot-Electron Heating Caused by Two-Plasmon-Decay Instability
    • Fusion Yield Enhancement in Laser-Driven Magnetized Implosions
    • Amplifying Nanosecond Optical Pulses at 1053 nm with an All-Fiber Regenerative Amplifier
    • Analysis and Suppression of Parasitic Processes in Noncollinear Optical Parametric Amplifiers
    • Stress Compensation in Hafnia/Silica Optical Coatings by Inclusion of Alumina Layers
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 125
    Review 125

    Review 125

    • The Velocity and Timing of Multiple Spherically Converging Shock Waves in Liquid Deuterium
    • Impeding Hohlraum Plasma Stagnation in Inertial Confinement Fusion
    • Initial Cone-in-Shell, Fast-Ignition Experiments on OMEGA
    • Submicrometer-Resolution Mapping of Ultraweak 355-nm Absorption in HfO2 Monolayers Using Photothermal Heterodyne Imaging
    • Large Tunable, THz Electro-Optic Response in Cadmium Manganese Telluride (Cd,Mn)Te Single Crystals
    • Improvements to Long-Pulse–System Performance and Operational Efficiency on OMEGA EP
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 124
    Review 124

    Review 124

    • Grating Inspection System for Large-Scale Multilayer-Dielectric Gratings for High-Energy Laser Systems
    • Scaling Hot-Electron Generation to High-Power, Kilojoule-Class Laser–Solid Interactions
    • Measurement of the Self-Phase Modulation on OMEGA
    • Large-Aperture, Plasma-Assisted Deposition of Inertial Confinement Fusion Laser Coatings
    • Improved On-Shot Focal-Spot Measurement on OMEGA EP Using Phase-Retrieval–Enhanced Wavefront Measurements
    • The Second Omega Laser Facility Users Group Workshop 28 April–1 May 2010
    • LLE's Summer High School Research Program
    • FY10 Laser Facility Report
    • National Laser Users' Facility and External Users' Programs
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 123
    Review 123

    Review 123

    • Two-Dimensional Simulations of the Neutron Yield in Cryogenic-DT Implosions on OMEGA
    • X-Ray Radiography of Cryogenic Implosions on OMEGA
    • A Gated Liquid-Scintillator–Based Neutron Detector for Fast-Ignitor Experiments and Down-Scattered Neutron Measurements
    • On-Chip Double Emulsion Droplet Assembly for Laser-Target Fabrication
    • Charge-Injection-Device Performance in the High-Energy-Neutron Environment of Laser-Fusion Experiments
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 122
    Review 122

    Review 122

    • Photoswitchable Gas Permeation Membranes Based on Liquid Crystals
    • High-Intensity Laser–Plasma Interaction with Wedge-Shaped–Cavity Targets
    • Crossed-Beam Energy Transfer in Inertial Confinement Fusion Implosions on OMEGA
    • Characterization of Highly Stable, Mid-IR, GaSb-Based Laser Diodes
    • A Reduced Particle-in-Cell Model for Two-Plasmon-Decay Instability
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 121
    Review 121

    Review 121

    • Demonstration of the Highest Deuterium–Tritium Areal Density Using Triple-Picket Cryogenic Designs on OMEGA
    • High-Precision Measurements of the Equation of State of Hydrocarbons at 1 to 10 Mbar Using Laser-Driven Shock Waves
    • A Generalized Measurable Ignition Condition for Inertial Confinement Fusion
    • In-Situ Detection and Analysis of Laser-Induced Damage on a 1.5-m Multilayer-Dielectric Grating Compressor for High-Energy, Petawatt-Class Laser Systems
    • Probing High-Areal-Density (ρR) Cryogenic-DT Implosions Using Down-Scattered Neutron Spectra Measured by the Magnetic Recoil Spectrometer
    • Strong-Coupling and Degeneracy Effects in Inertial Confinement Fusion Implosions
    • Neutron-Induced Nucleation Inside Bubble Chambers Using Freon 115 as the Active Medium
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 120
    Review 120

    Review 120

    • The Omega Laser Facility Users Group Workshop 29 April – 1 May 2009
    • The Effect of Condensates and Inner Coatings on the Performance of Vacuum Hohlraum Targets
    • Zirconia-Coated-Carbonyl-Iron-Particle–Based Magnetorheological Fluid for Polishing Optical Glasses and Ceramics
    • All-Fiber Optical Magnetic Field Sensor Based on Faraday Rotation in Highly Terbium Doped Fiber
    • >Femtosecond Optical Pump–Probe Characterization of High-Pressure–Grown Al0.86Ga0.14N Single Crystals
    • LLE's Summer High School Research Program
    • FY09 Laser Facility Report
    • National Laser Users' Facility and External Users' Programs
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 119
    Review 119

    Review 119

    • Shock-Ignition Experiments on OMEGA at NIF-Relevant Intensities
    • Laser-Driven Magnetic-Flux Compression in High-Energy-Density Plasmas
    • Lorentz Mapping of Magnetic Fields in Hot, Dense Plasmas
    • Characterization and Optimization of Yb-Doped Photonic-Crystial Fiber Rod Amplifiers Using Spatially Resolved Spectral Interferometry
    • Optical Differentiation and Multimillijoule ~150-ps Pulse Generation in a Regenerative Amplifier with a Temperature-Tuned Intracavity Volume Bragg Grating
    • Slow Crack Growth During Radiative Cooling of LHGS and BK7 Plates
    • Finite Element Simulation of Metal–Semiconductor–Metal Photodetector
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 118
    Review 118

    Review 118

    • Applied Plasma Spectroscopy: Laser-Fusion Experiments
    • Relativistic Electron-Beam Transport Studies Using High-Resolution, Coherent Transition Radiation Imaging
    • Pressure-Driven, Resistive Magnetohydrodynamic Interchange Instabilities in Laser-Produced, High-Energy-Density Plasmas
    • Extended Model for Polymer Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Flake Reorientation and Relaxation
    • Modeling the Effects of Microencapsulation on the Electro-Optic Behavior of Polymer Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Flakes
    • Capillarity and Dielectrophoresis of Liquid Deuterium
    • A Stable Mid-IR, GaSb-Based Diode Laser Source for Cryogenic Target Layering at the OMEGA Laser Facility
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 117
    Review 117

    Review 117

    • Demonstration of the Shock-Timing Technique for Ignition Targets at the National Ignition Facility
    • Cryogenic Target Performance and Implosion Physics Studies on OMEGA
    • Diagnosing Fuel ρR and ρR Asymmetries in Cryogenic DT Implosions Using Charged-Particle Spectrometry on OMEGA
    • Plasma Density Determination from X-Ray Radiography of Laser-Driven Spherical Implosions
    • Integrated Simulations of Implosion, Electron Transport, and Heating for Direct-Drive Fast-Ignition Targets
    • Shear Stress in Magnetorheological Finishing for Glasses
    • Effective Verdet Constant in Terbium-Doped-Core Phosphate Fiber
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 116
    Review 116

    Review 116

    • Optimizing Electron—Positron Pair Production on kJ-Class High-Intensity Lasers for the Purpose of Pair-Plasma Creation
    • Neutron Yield Study of Direct-Drive, Low-Adiabat Cryogenic D2 Implosions on OMEGA
    • Al 1s–2p Absorption Spectroscopy of Shock-Wave Heating and Compression in Laser-Driven Planar Foil
    • A Measurable Lawson Criterion and Hydro-Equivalent Curves for Inertial Confinement Fusion
    • Pulsed-THz Characterization of Hg-Based, High-Temperature Superconductors
    • LLE's Summer High School Research Program
    • FY08 Laser Facility Report
    • National Laser Users' Facility and External Users' Programs
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 115
    Review 115

    Review 115

    • Development and Demonstration of Large-Aperture Tiled-Grating Compressors for the OMEGA EP Petawatt-Class Laser System
    • Fast-Ignition Target Design and Experimental-Concept Validation on OMEGA
    • A Focal-Spot Diagnostic for On-Shot Characterization of High-Energy Petawatt Lasers
    • Suprathermal Electrons Generated by the Two-Plasmon-Decay Instability in Gas-Filled Hohlraums
    • Effectiveness of Silicon (Si) as a Laser Shinethrough Barrier for 351-nm Light
    • Elimination of Self-Pulsations in Dual-Clad, Ytterbium-Doped Fiber Lasers
    • Resolving Dark Pulses from Photon Pulses in NbN Superconducting Single-Photon Detectors
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 114
    Review 114

    Review 114

    • Cryogenic Targets: Current Status and Future Development
    • Multiple-FM Smoothing by Spectral Dispersion—An Augmented Laser Speckle Smoothing Scheme
    • Monoenergetic Proton Radiography Measurements of Implosion Dynamics in Direct-Drive Inertial Confinement Fusion
    • High-Dynamic-Range, Single-Shot Cross-Correlator Based on an Optical Pulse Replicator
    • Application of Phase Retrieval for Characterizing a High-Intensity Focused Laser Field
    • Optimization of Laser-Damage Resistance of Evaporated Hafnia Films at 351 nm
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 113
    Review 113

    Review 113

    • High-Intensity Laser–Plasma Interactions in the Refluxing Limit
    • A High-Resolution Optical Transition Radiation Diagnostic for Fast-Electron Transport Studies
    • Performance of Direct-Drive Cryogenic Targets on OMEGA
    • Initial Experiments on the Shock-Ignition Inertial Confinement Fusion Concept
    • Time-Resolved Absorption in Cryogenic and Room-Temperature, Direct-Drive Implosions
    • Monoenergetic Proton Radiography of Inertial Fusion Implosions
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 112
    Review 112

    Review 112

    • Aperture Tolerances for Neutron-Imaging Systems in Inertial Confinement Fusion
    • Hohlraum Energetics and Implosion Symmetry with Elliptical Phase Plates Using a Multicone Beam Geometry on OMEGA
    • Improved Measurement of Preheat in Cryogenic Targets
    • Laser Channeling in Millimeter-Scale Underdense Plasmas of Fast-Ignition Targets
    • Optimizing a Cleaning Process for Multilayer Dielectric (MLD) Diffraction Gratings
    • Shock Ignition of Thermonuclear Fuel with High Areal Densities
    • LLE's Summer High School Research Program
    • FY07 Laser Facility Report
    • National Laser Users' Facility and External Users' Programs
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 111
    Review 111

    Review 111

    • Pump-Induced Temporal Contrast Degradation in Optical Parametric Chirped-Pulse Amplification: Analysis and Experiment
    • Dual Nuclear Product Observations of Shock Collapse in Inertial Confinement Fusion
    • Equation-of-State Measurements in Ta2O5 Aerogel
    • EXAFS Measurements of Quasi-Isentropically Compressed Vanadium Targets on the OMEGA Laser
    • The Effect of Resonance Absorption in OMEGA Direct-Drive Designs and Experiments
    • Diagnosing Direct-Drive, Shock-Heated, and Compressed Plastic Planar Foils with Noncollective Spectrally Resolved X-Ray Scattering
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 110
    Review 110

    Review 110

    • Laser-Driven Magnetic Flux Compressionfor Magneto-Inertial Fusion
    • Gain Curves and Hydrodynamic Simulations of Ignition and Burn for Direct-Drive Fast-Ignition Fusion Targets
    • Femtosecond Optical Generation and Detection of Coherent Acoustic Phonons in GaN Single Crystals
    • Subsurface Damage and Microstructure Development in Precision Microground Hard Ceramics Using MRF Spots
    • Spectral Filtering in a Diode-Pumped Nd:YLF Regenerative Amplifier Using a Volume Bragg Grating
    • Impact of Transverse Spatial-Hole Burning on Beam Quality in Large-Mode-Area Yb-Doped Fibers
    • Time-Dependent Nuclear Measurements of Mix in Inertial Confinement Fusion
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 109
    Review 109

    Review 109

    • Laser Absorption, Mass Ablation Rate, and Shock Heating in Direct-Drive Inertial Confinement Fusion
    • Nuclear Measurements of Fuel–Shell Mix in Inertial Confinement Fusion Implosions on OMEGA
    • Measured Magnetic-Field Evolution and Instabilities in Laser-Produced Plasmas
    • Performance of the 1-MJ, Wetted-Foam Target Design for the National Ignition Facility
    • High-Intensity Laser Interactions with Mass-Limited Solid Targets and Implications for Fast-Ignition Experiments on OMEGA EP
    • Three-Dimensional Characterization of Spherical Cryogenic Targets Using Ray-Trace Analysis of Multiple Shadowgraph Views
    • Filamentation Analysis in Large-Mode-Area Fiber Lasers
    • Averaging of Replicated Pulses for Enhanced-Dynamic-Range, Single-Shot Measurement of Nanosecond Optical Pulses
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 108
    Review 108

    Review 108

    • Cryogenic DT and D2 Targets for Inertial Confinement Fusion
    • Structural Dynamics of Cryogenic Target Assemblies
    • Measuring E and B Fields in Laser-Produced Plasmas with Monoenergetic Proton Radiography
    • Evaluation of Cleaning Methods for Multilayer Diffraction Gratings
    • Design and Analysis of Binary Beam Shapers Using Error Diffusion
    • LLE's Summer High School Research Program
    • FY06 Laser Facility Report
    • National Laser Users' Facility and External Users' Programs
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
  • Cover of LLE Review 107
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    Review 107

    • High–Contrast Plasma–Electrode Pockels Cell (PEPC)
    • Absolute Calibration of Kodak Biomax–MS Film Response to X Rays in the 1.5– to 8–keV Energy Range
    • Response Model for Kodak Biomax–MS Film to X Rays
    • High–Yield Bang Time Detector for the OMEGA Laser
    • Operation of Target Diagnostics in a Petawatt Environment
    • Gain Apodization in Highly Doped, Distributed–Feedback (DFB) Fiber Lasers
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    Review 106

    • High-Gain, Polarization-Preserving, Yb-Doped Fiber Amplifier for Low-Duty-Cycle Pulse Amplification
    • The Development of Methods and Techniques for the Decontamination of Metals and Alloys
    • Basic Principles of Direct-Drive Ignition Target Design
    • Tests of the Hydrodynamic Equivalence of Direct-Drive Implosions with Different D2 and 3He Mixtures
    • Deterministically Polarized Fluorescence from Uniaxially Aligned Single-Dye Molecules
    • Fiber-Coupled Single-Photon Detectors Based on NbN Superconducting Nanostructures for Practical Quantum Cryptography and Photon-Correlation Studies
    • Transition Metal Dithiolene Near-IR Dyes and Their Applications in Liquid Crystal Devices
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    Review 105

    • Measured Dependence of Nuclear Burn Region Size on Implosion Parameters in Inertial Confinement Fusion Experiments
    • Rayleigh–Taylor Growth Measurements of 3-D Modulations in a Nonlinear Regime
    • Isotopic Fractionation During Solidification of H2–HD–D2 Mixtures
    • Role of Hydrogen Fractionation in ICF Ignition Target Designs
    • Polar-Direct-Drive Simulations and Experiments
    • A Magnetorheological–Polishing–Based Approach for Studying Precision Microground Surfaces of Tungsten Carbides
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    Review 104

    • Three-Dimensional Characterization of Cryogenic Target Ice Layers Using Multiple Shadowgraph Views
    • Shock-Timing Experiments Using Double-Pulse Laser Irradiation
    • Polar Direct Drive - Ignition at 1 MJ
    • Hydrodynamic Simulations of Integrated Experiments Planned for the OMEGA/OMEGA EP Laser Systems
    • Proton Core Imaging of the Nuclear Burn in Interial Confinement Fusion Impolsions
    • Hot-Surface Ionic Line Emission and Cold K-Inner-Shell Emission from Petawatt-Laser-Irradiated Cu Foil Targets
    • LLE's Summer High School Research Program
    • FY05 Laser Facility Report
    • National Laser Users' Facility and External Users' Programs
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    Review 103

    • High Density and High ρR Fuel Assembly for Fast-Ignition Inertial Confinement Fusion
    • Direct-Drive Fuel-Assembly Experiments with Gas-Filled, Cone-in-Shell, Fast-Ignition Targets on the OMEGA Laser
    • Planar Cryogenic Target Handling Capability for the OMEGA Laser-Fusion Facility
    • Fourier-Space, Nonliner Rayleigh-Taylor Growth Measurements of 3-D Laser Imprinted Modualations in Planar Targets
    • Technologies for Mitigating Tritium Releases to the Environment
    • All-Solid-State, Diode-Pumped, Multiharmonic Laser System for Timing Fiducial
    • EXAFS Measurement of Iron bcc-to-hcp Phase Transformation in Nanosecond-Laser Shocks
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    Review 102

    • The Saturn Target for Polar Direct Drive on the National Ignition Facility
    • Polar Direct Drive—Proof-of-Principle Experiments on OMEGA and Prospects for Ignition on the National Ignition Facility
    • Direct-Drive, Cryogenic Target Implosions on OMEGA
    • Stopping, Straggling, and Blooming of Directed Energetic Electrons in Hydrogenic Plasmas
    • Multidimensional Analysis of Direct-Drive, Plastic-Shell Implosions on OMEGA
    • Effects of Temporal Density Variation and Convergent Geometry on Nonlinear Bubble Evolution in Classical Rayleigh–Taylor Instability
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    Review 101

    • Pulse Design for Relaxation Adiabat-Shaped Targets in Inertial Fusion Implosions
    • Improved Target Stability Using Picket Pulses to Increase and Shape the Ablator Adiabat
    • High-Spacial-Resolution Studies of UV-Laser-Damage Morphology in SiO2 Thin Films with Artificial Defects
    • Minimizing Artifact Formation in Magnetorheological Finishing of CVD ZnS Flats
    • A Multichannel, High-Resolution, UV Spectrometer for Laser-Fusion Applicants
    • Quantum Efficiency and Noise Equivalent Power of Nanostructured, NbN, Single-Photon Detectors in the Wavelength Range from Visible to Infrared
    • Measurement of Preheat due to Fast Electrons in Laser Implosions of Cryogenic Deuterium Targets
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
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    Review 100

    • Shock Propagation in Deuterium-Tritium-Saturated Foam
    • Demonstration of Real-Time, Phased-Locked Alignment of Tiled Gratings for Chirped-Pulse—Amplified Lasers
    • In-Situ Measurements of High-Intensity Laser Beams on OMEGA
    • Chemical Durability of Phosphate Laser Glasses Polished with Pitch, Pads, or MRF
    • Nanoscale Vibrational Analysis of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
    • Polymer Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Flake Reorientation in an Alternating-Current Electric Field
    • LLE's Summer High School Research Program
    • FY04 Laser Facility Report
    • National Laser Users' Facility and External Users' Programs
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    Review 99

    • Two-Dimensional Simulations of Plastic-Shell, Direct-Drive Implosions on OMEGA
    • Formation of Deuterium-Ice Layers in OMEGA Targets
    • KB-PJX: A TIM-Mountable Streaked Imager Based on a Versatile X-Ray Microscope Coupled to a High-Current Streak Tube
    • A High-Energy, High-Average-Power Laser Using Nd:YLF Rods Corrected by Magnetorheological Finishing
    • Prototypes of NIF Neutron Time-of-Flight Detectors Tested on OMEGA
    • Subpicosecond Faraday Effect in Cd1-xMnxTe and Its Application in Magneto-Optical Sampling
    • Simulation of Submicronmeter Metal–Semiconductor–Metal Ultraviolet Photodiodes on Gallium Nitride
    • Overpressure Contact Printing and Its Applications in the Fabrication of Arrays of Magnetic Rings
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    Review 98

    • Performance of 1-THz-Bandwidth, 2-D Smoothing by Spectral Dispersion and Polarization Smoothing of High-Power, Solid-State Laser Beams
    • Effect of Electric Fields on Electron Thermal Transport in Laser-Produced Plasmas
    • Effects of Nonuniform Illumination on Implosion Asymmetry in Direct-Drive Inertial Confinement Fusion
    • Convective Stimulated Brillouin Scattering (SBS) in One-and Two-Ion Plasmas
    • Imprint Efficiency Measurements in Laser-Driven Plastic Foils
    • Using Beams with Different Angles of Incidence
    • Stopping of Directed Energetic Electrons in High-Temperature Hydrogenic Plasmas
    • Operation of a Single-Photon–Counting X-Ray CCD Camera Spectrometer in a Petawatt Environment
    • Theory of Laser-Induced Adiabat Shaping in Inertial Fusion Implosions: The Relaxation Method
    • Using Nuclear Data and Monte Carlo Techniques to Study Areal Density and Mix in D2 Implosions
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    • Direct-Drive Cryogenic Target Implosion Performance on OMEGA
    • Hot-Core Characterization of a Cryogenic D2 Target at Peak Neutron Production in a Direct-Drive Spherical Implosion
    • Extended X-Ray Absorption Fine Structure Measurements of Laser Shocks in Ti and V and Phase Transformation in Ti
    • Picosecond Response of Ultraviolet Photodiodes on GaN
    • Self-Assembly of Coated Colloidal Particles for Optical Applications
    • A Tunable, High-Repetition-Rate, Harmonically Mode-Locked, Ytterbium Fiber Laser
    • Deterministic Microgrinding, Lapping, and Polishing of Glass-Ceramics
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
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    • The Coherent Addition of Gratings for Pulse Compression in High-Energy Laser Systems
    • Polar Direct Drive on the National Ignition Facility
    • Properties of Fluid Deuterium Under Double-Shock Compression to Several Megabars
    • Independent Phase and Amplitude Control of a Laser Beam Using a Single-Phase-Only Spatial Light Modulator
    • Proton Temporal Diagnostic for ICF Experiments on OMEGA
    • Polishing PMMA and Other Optical Polymers with Magnetorheological Finishing
    • LLE's Summer High School Research Program
    • FY03 Laser Facility Report
    • National Laser Users' Facility and External Users' Programs
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    • Reduction of the Ablative Rayleigh-Taylor Growth Rate with Gaussian Picket Pulses
    • Theory of Laser-Induced Adiabat Shaping in Inertial Fusion Implosions: The Decaying Shock
    • Design of a Highly Stable, High-Conversion-Efficiency, Optical Parametric Chirped-Pulse Amplification System with Good Beam Quality
    • Nonlinear Propagation of Laser Beams near the Critical-Density Surface in the Plasmas of Direct-Drive Targets
    • Time-Resolved Photoresponse in the Resistive Flux-Flow State in Y-Ba-Cu-O Superconducting Microbridges
    • Ultrafast and Highly Sensitive Photodetectors Fabricated on High-Energy-Nitrogen-Implanted GaAs
    • Tritiated Amorphous Silicon Betavoltaic Devices
    • Publications and Conference Presentations
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    • Optimization of Deposition Uniformity for Large-Aperture NIF Substrates in a Planetary Rotation System
    • Multibeam Effects on Fast-Electron Generation from Two-Plasmon-Decay Instability
    • On the Bell-Plesset Effects: The Effects of Uniform Compression and Geometrical Convergence on the Classical Rayleigh-Taylor Instability
    • Laser-Induced Adiabat Shaping by Relaxation in Inertial Confinement Fusion Implosions
    • Demonstration of a Room-Temperature Single-Photon Source for Quantum Information: Single-Dye-Molecule Fluorescence in a Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Host
    • EXAFS Measurements of Laser-Generated Shocks with an Imploded Target as a Radiation Source
    • Modeling Temperature and Pressure Gradients During Cooling of Thin-Walled Cryogenic Targets
    • Development of an Elementary Climate Model: Two-Layer Cellular Case
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    • Direct-Drive Cryogenic Target Implosion Performance on OMEGA
    • Hydrodynamic Growth of Shell Modulations in the Deceleration Phase of Spherical Direct-Drive Implosions
    • Improved Performance of Direct-Drive ICF Target Designswith Adiabat Shaping Using an Intensity Picket
    • High-Conversion-Efficiency Optical Parametric Chirped-Pulse Amplification System Using Spatiotemporally Shaped Pump Pulses
    • Ultrafast Superconducting Single-Photon Optical Detectors and Their Applications
    • Very Fast Metal-Semiconductor-Metal Ultraviolet Photodiodes on GaN with Submicron Finger Width
    • Glassy Liquid Crystals for Tunable Reflective Coloration
    • High-Resolution Near-Field Raman Microscopy of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
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    • Radial Structure of Shell Modulations Near Peak Compression of Spherical Implosions
    • A TIM-Based Neutron Temporal Diagnostic for Cryogenic Experiments on OMEGA
    • Carbon Activation Diagnostic for Tertiary Neutron Measurements
    • The Properties of Polyimide Targets
    • Anomalous Stimulated Raman Scattering and Electron Acoustic Waves in Laser-Produced Plasmas: A Linear Model
    • Time Delay of the Resistive-State Formation in Superconducting Stripes Excited by Single Optical Photons
    • LLE's Summer High School Research Program
    • FY02 Laser Facility Report
    • National Laser Users' Facility and External Users' Program
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    • Modeling Laser-Plasma Interaction Physics Under Direct-Drive Inertial Confinement Fusion Conditions
    • Highly Stable, Diode-Pumped, Cavity-Dumped Nd:YLF Regenerative Amplifier for the OMEGA Laser Fusion Facility
    • Improved Performance of Direct-Drive Implosions with a Laser-Shaped Adiabat
    • Direct-Drive Implosion Experiments with Enhanced Beam Balance on OMEGA
    • Effects of Textures on Hydrogen Diffusion in Nickel
    • Superconducting Properties of MgB2 Thin Films Prepared on Flexible Plastic Substrates
    • Time-Resolved Areal-Density Measurements with Proton Spectroscopy in Spherical Implosions
    • Multipolar Interband Absorption in a Semiconductor Quantum Dot: Electric Quadrupole Enhancement
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    • First Results from Cryogenic Target Implosions on OMEGA
    • Equation-of-State Measurements of Porous Materials on OMEGA: Numerical Modeling
    • Observations of Modulated Shock Waves in Solid Targets Driven by Spatially Modulated Laser Beams
    • Time-Dependent Electron Thermal Flux Inhibition in Direct-Drive Laser Implosions
    • Precision Spectral Sculpting of Broadband FM Pulses Amplified in a Narrowband Medium
    • Electric-Field-Induced Motion of Polymer Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Flakes in a Moderately Conductive Fluid
    • Femtosecond Response of a Freestanding LT-GaAs Photoconductive Switch
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    • Time-Integrated Light Images of OMEGA Implosions
    • Analytical Model of Nonlinear, Single-Mode, Classical Rayleigh-Taylor Instability at Arbitrary Atwood Numbers
    • A High-Pass Phase Plate Design for OMEGA and the NIF
    • Advanced Tritium Recovery System
    • Establishing Links Between Single Gold Nanoparticles Buried Inside SiO2 Thin Film and 350-nm Pulsed-Laser
    • Damage Morphology
    • Resistive Switching Dynamics in Current-Biased Y-Ba-Cu-O Microbridges Excited by Nanosecond Electrical Pulses
    • Properties of Amorphous Carbon Films
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    • Wide-Dynamic-Range "Neutron Bang Time" Detector on OMEGA
    • Functional Damage Thresholds of Hafnia/Silica Coating Designs for the NIF Laser
    • High-Gain Direct Drive Target Designs for the National Ignition Facility
    • Ultrafast Optoelectronic Interface for Digital Superconducting Electronics
    • Optimizing the Fabrication of Polyimide Shells
    • LLE's Summer High School Research Program
    • FY01 Laser Facility Report
    • National Laser Users' Facility News
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    • A Self-Calibrating, Multichannel Streak Camera for Inertial Confinement Fusion Applications
    • Evolution of Shell Nonuniformities Near Peak Compression of a Spherical Implosion
    • Multibeam Stimulated Brillouin Scattering from Hot Solid-TargetPlasmas
    • Hot-Electron Effect in Superconductors and its Applications for Radiation Sensors
    • Scaling Law for Marginal Ignition
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    • Characterization of Direct-Drive-Implosion Core Conditions onOMEGA with Time-Resolved Ar K-Shell Spectroscopy
    • Study of Direct-Drive, DT-Gas-Filled-Plastic-Capsule Implosions Using Nuclear Diagnostics on OMEGA
    • A Consistent Measurement-Based Picture of Core-Mix in Direct-DriveImplosions on OMEGA
    • High-Resolution Neutron Imaging of Laser-Imploded DT Targets
    • The Smoothing Performance of Ultrafast Pickets on the NIF
    • Tests of EXAFS on OMEGA: Feasibility for Shock-Heating Measurements
    • Microhardness and Indentation Fracture of Potassium DihydrogenPhosphate (KDP)
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    • Theory of the Hot-Spot Dynamics and Deceleration-Phase Instabilityof Imploding ICF Capsules
    • The Effect of Shock Heating on the Stability of Laser-DrivenTargets
    • Spherical Cavity Epansion in Material with Densification
    • Design and Performance of a Selectable-Rate Streak Camera Deflection Ramp Generator
    • Unique High-Bandwidth, UV Fiber Delivery System for OMEGA Diagnostics Applications
    • Fabrication and Properties of an Ultrafast NbN Hot-Electron Single-PhotonDetector
    • Preliminary Design of NIF 2-D SSD
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    • Optical and Plasma Smoothing of Laser Imprinting in TargetsDriven by Lasers with SSD Bandwidths up to 1 THz
    • Analysis of a Direct-Drive Ignition Capsule Designed for the National Ignition Facility
    • Core Performance and Mix in Direct-Drive Spherical Implosionswith High Uniformity
    • Secondary-Neutron-Yield Measurements by Current-Mode Detectors
    • Fourier-Space Image Processing for Spherical Experiments on OMEGA
    • LLE's Summer High School Research Program
    • FY00 Laser Facility Report
    • National Laser Users' Facility News
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    • Imaging of Laser-Plasma X-Ray Emission with Charge-InjectionDevices (CID's)
    • X-Ray Spectroscopid Measurements of Areal Density and Modulationsof Compressed Shells in Implosion Experiments on OMEGA
    • Secondary D-3He Proton Spectra from D2-Filled OMEGA Targets
    • Comparison of a Liquid Crystal Point-Diffraction Interferometerand a Commercial Phase-Shifting Interferometer
    • Understanding the Mechanism of Glass Removal in Magnetorheological Finishing (MRF)
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    • OMEGA Cryogenic Target Designs
    • Imprint Reduction Using an Intensity Spike in OMEGA CryogenicTargets
    • Measurement of Preheat due to Fast Electrons in Laser Implosions
    • Holographic Transmission Gratings for Spectral Dispersion
    • Laser Beam Smoothing Caused by the Small-Spatial-Scale B-Integral
    • Three-Dimensional Modeling of Capsule Implosions in OMEGA TetrahedralHohlraums
    • Nanoindentation Hardness of Particles Used in MagnetorheologicalFinishing (MRF)
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    • Stability Analysis of Directly Driven NIF Capsules
    • Initial Performance of the High-Pressure DT-Filling Portion ofthe Cryogenic Target Handling System
    • Modeling the Temperature and Ice-Thickness Profiles Within OMEGA Cryogenic Targets
    • Target Detection and Shroud Pull Sequencing for Cryogenic-Target Operations on the OMEGA System
    • The Effect of Optical Prepulse on Direct-Drive Inertial Confinement Fusion Target Performance
    • Design and Synthesis of Near-Infrared Absorbing Dyes for the Liquid Crystal Point-Diffraction Interferometer (LCPDI)
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    • Modeling Laser Imprint for Inertial Confinement Fusion Targets
    • Stability of Self-Focused Filaments in Laser-Produced Plasmas
    • Broadband Beam Smoothing on OMEGA with Two-Dimensional Smoothingby Spectral Dispersion
    • The Effect of Pulse Shape on Laser Imprinting and Beam Smoothing
    • The Output Signal-to-Noise Ratio of a Nd:YLF Regenerative Amplifier
    • Development of New Magnetorheological Fluids for Polishing CaF2and KDP
    • LLE's Summer High School Research Program
    • FY99 Laser Facility Report
    • National Laser Users' Facility News
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    • Direct-Drive Target Designs for the National Ignition Facility
    • Numerical Investigation of Characterization of Thick Cryogenic-FuelLayers Using Convergent Beam Interferometry
    • Studies of Target Implosion Using K-Shell Absorption Spectroscopyof an Embedded Titanium Layer
    • Experimental Investigation of Smoothing by Spectral Dispersion
    • Nonlinear Evolution of Broad-Bandwidth, Laser-Imprinted Nonuniformities in Planar Targets Accelerated by 351-nm Laser Light
    • Uniaxial/Biaxial Stress Paradox in Optical-Materials Hardening
    • Observation of Electron Trapping in an Intense Laser Beam
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    • High-Frequency Bulk Phase Modulator for Broadband Smoothingby Spectral Dispersion on OMEGA
    • Angular Spectrum Representation of Pulsed Laser Beams with Two-DimensionalSmoothing by Spectral Dispersion
    • Hollow-Shell Implosion Studies on the 60-Beam, UV OMEGA LaserSystem
    • Simultaneous Measurements of Fuel Areal Density, Shell ArealDensity, and Fuel Temperature in D3He-Filled Imploding Capsules
    • The Design of Optical Pulse Shapes with an Aperture-Coupled-Stripline Pulse-Shaping System
    • Measurement Technique for Characterization of Rapidly Time- and Frequency-Varying Electronic Devices
    • Damage to Fused-Silica, Spatial-Filter Lenses on the OMEGA Laser System
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    • Laser-Plasma Interactions in Long-Scale-Length Plasmas UnderDirect-Drive National Ignition Facility Conditions
    • Irradiation Uniformity for High-Compression Laser-Fusion Experiments
    • A Novel Charged-Particle Diagnostic for ρR in Compressed ICFTargets
    • Arresting UV-Laser Damage in Fused Silica
    • Theory of the Ablative Richtmeyer-Meshkov Instability
    • Reverse Intersystem Crossing from a Triplet State of Rose Bengal Populated by Sequential 532-nm plus 1064-nm Laser Excitation
    • Picosecond Response of Optically Driven Y-Ba-Cu-O Microbridgeand Josephson-Junction Integrated Structures
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    • Highly Stable, Diode-Pumped Master Oscillator for the OMEGALaser Facility
    • Regenerative Amplifier for the OMEGA Laser System
    • Transient Bandwidth Analysis of Photoconductive Microwave SwitchesImplemented in the OMEGA Pulse-Shaping System
    • Simulations of Near-Field Intensity Modulations in High-IntensityLaser Beams due to Self- and Cross-Phase Modulation Between Orthogonally Polarized Laser Beams Emerging from a Diamond-Tuned KDP Wedge
    • X-Ray Radiographic System Used to measure the Evolution of Broadband Imprint in Laser-Driven Planar Targets
    • Collisionless Damping of Localized Plasma Waves in Laser-Produced Plasmas and Application to Stimulated Raman Scattering in Filaments
    • LLE's Summer High School Research Program
    • FY98 Laser Facility Report
    • National Laser Users' Facility News
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    • Demonstration of Dual-Tripler, Broadband Third Harmonic Generationand Implications for OMEGA and the NIF
    • Ultrahigh Dynamic Range Measurement of High-Contrast Pulses Usinga Second-Order Autocorrelator
    • Using Ion-Beam Techniques to Determine the Elemental Compositionof ICF Targets
    • Ka Cold-Target Imaging and Preheat Measurement Using a Pinhole-Array X-Ray Spectrometer
    • Forward and Backward Stimulated Brillouin Scattering of CrossedLaser Beams
    • Landau Damping and Transit-Time Damping of Localized Plasma Wavesin General Geometries
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    • The Development of Ion-Etched Phase Plates
    • A High-Resolution X-Ray Microscope for Laser-Driven Planar-Foil Experiments
    • Measurements of Core and Pusher Conditions in Surrogate CapsuleImplosions on the OMEGA Laser System
    • Accurate Formulas for the Landau Dampting Rates of Electrostatic Waves
    • Efficient, End-Pumped, 1053-nm Nd:YLF Laser
    • Self- and Cross-Phase-Modulation Coefficients in KDP Crystals Measured by a Z-Scan Technique
    • Micromechanics of Material-Removal Mechanisms from Brittle Surfaces: Subsurface Damage and Surface Microroughness
    • Cholestric Liquid Crystal Flakes- A New Form of Domain
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    • A High-Bandwidth Electrical-Waveform Generator Based on Aperture-Coupled Striplines for OMEGA Pulse-Shaping Applications
    • Sweep Deflection Circuit Development Using Computer-Aided Circuit Design for the OMEGA Multichannel Streak Camera
    • D-3He Protons as a Diagnostic for Target ρR
    • Growth Rates of the Ablative Rayleigh-Taylor Instability in InertialConfinement Fusion
    • Three-Dimensional Analysis of the Power Transfer Between CrossedLaser Beams
    • Characterization of Freestanding Polymer Films for Applicationin 351-nm, High-Peak-Power Laser Systems
    • Subsurface Damage in Microgrinding Optical Glasses
    • Bound-Abrasive Polishers for Optical Glass
    • Color Gamut of Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Films and Flakes byStandard Colorimetry
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    • OMEGA Experimental Program and Recent Results
    • Imaging the Cold, Compressed Shell in Laser Implosions Using the Kα Flourescence of a Titanium Dopant
    • Near-Forward Stimulated Brillouin Scattering
    • Pulse Shaping on the OMEGA Laser System
    • Angular-Scattering Characteristics of Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Electro-Optical Devices Operating in the TSM and ESM Modes
    • Magnetorheological Finishing of IR Materials
    • Integrated Circuit Tester Using Interferometric Imaging
    • LLE's Summer High School Research Program
    • Laser Facility Report
    • National Laser Users' Facility News
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    • The Effect of Increased Irradiation Uniformity on Imprinting by 351-nm Laser Light
    • Single-Mode Rayleigh-Taylor Growth-Rate Measurements with the OMEGA Laser System
    • Fabrication of Polyimide shells for Use as ICF Targets
    • Sideward Stimulated Raman Scattering of a Short Laser Pulse in a Plasma Channel
    • Picosecond Photoresponse in Polycrystalline Silicon
    • Thermal Distortions in Laser-Diode- and Flash-Lamp-Pumped Nd:YLFLaser Rods
    • The OMEGA Target-Positioning System
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    • Status of Optics on the OMEGA Laser after Eighteen Months ofOperation
    • A Single-Beam, Ponderomotive-Optical Trap for Energetic FreeElectrons
    • A Diode-Pumped Nd:YLF Master Oscillator for the OMEGA Laser
    • Heat Transfer from Localized Absorbing Defects to the Host CoatingMaterial in HfO2/SiO2 351-nm High Reflectors
    • Signatures of Target Performance and Mixing in Titanium-DopedTarget Implosions on OMEGA
    • Dephasing Time of an Electron Accelerated by a Laser Pulse
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    • Two-Dimensional SSD on OMEGA
    • Areal Density Measurement of Laser Targets Using Absorption Lines
    • Modeling the Temporal-Pulse-Shape Dynamics of an Actively Stabilized Regenerative Amplifier for OMEGA Pulse-Shaping Applications
    • Multiple Scale Derivation of the Relativistic Ponderomotive Force
    • Subpicosecond Imaging Based on Electro-Optic Effect
    • Nuclear Diagnostics for High-Density Implosions
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    • Proof-of-Principle Hohlraum Experiments
    • Tetrahedral Hohlraums-An Alternative Approach to Indirect Driveon OMEGA and the NIF
    • Properties of the Speckle of Focused, Phase-Converted Laser Beamsand the Reduction of Time-Averaged Irradiation Nonuniformity in Laser-Driven Plasmas due to Target Ablation
    • Microwave Phase Modulators for Smoothing by Spectral Dispersion
    • Design and Testing of a Large-Aperature, High-Gain, Brewster's-Angle,Zig-Zag Nd:Glass Slab Amplifier
    • Laser Facility Report
    • NLUF News
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    • Brillouin Scattering in Long-Scale-Length Laser Plasmas
    • Power Exchange between Crossed Laser Beams and the Associated Frequency Cascade
    • Electron Acceleration by a Laser Pulse in a Plasma
    • A New Approach to the Analysis of the Thermal Equilibration of Optically Excited States
    • Overview of the Design and Implementation of the OMEGA Laser Control System Software
    • Cancellation of B-Integral Accumulation for CPA Lasers
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    • Initial Shell Convergence Measurements Using OMEGA's 60 Unsmoothed Beams
    • A Framed Monochromatic X-Ray Microscope for ICF
    • Abel Inversion of Emission and Backlighting Images
    • Two-Dimensional Analysis of the Power Transfer between Crossed Laser Beams
    • Low-Surface-Energy Photoresist as a Medium for Optical Replication
    • Surface Microroughness of Optical Glasses under Deterministic Microgrinding
    • Thermotropic Chiral Nematic Side-Chain Polymers and Cyclic Oligomers
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    • High-Efficiency Distributed Phase Plate Generation and Characterization
    • Diagnosis of Shell-Core Mixing Using Absorption and Emission Spectra of a Doped Layer
    • Self-Consistent Stability Analysis of Ablation Fronts with Large Froude Numbers
    • Design and Implementation of the OMEGA Power Conditioning Executive
    • Upconversion and Reduced 4F3/2 Upper-State Lifetime in Intensely Pumped Nd:YLF
    • A New Ti:Sapphire Laser System: A Source of Femtosecond Pulses Turnable from Ultraviolet to Infrared
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    • Initial Target Experiments on the Upgraded OMEGA Laser System
    • Diagnosis of High-Temperature Implosions Using Low- and High-Opacity Krypton Lines
    • Simulations of Diagnostic Emission due to Fuel-Pusher Mixingin Laser-Driven Implosions
    • Distributed-Phase-Plate Design Using Simulated Annealing Algorithms
    • Self-Interference Patterns and Their Application to Target Characterization
    • Femtosecond Study of the Electronic Structure in Semiconducting Y-Ba-Cu-O
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    • Initial Performance Results of the OMEGA Laser System
    • A Novel Energy Measurement System for the OMEGA Laser
    • Self-Consistent Cutoff Wave Number of the Ablative Rayleigh-TaylorInstability
    • Distributed Phase Plates for Super-Gaussian Focal-Plane Irradiance Profiles
    • Electro-Optic Sampling of 1.5-ps Photoresponse Signals from YBa2Cu3O7-δ Thin Films
    • Magnetorheological Finishing-A Deterministic Process for Optics Manufacturing
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    • An Intrinsic Laser-Damage Mechanism in Next-Generation OMEGA UV Multilayer Coatings
    • The OMEGA Laser Pulse-Shaping System
    • Direct-Drive Irradiation Uniformity for the NIF
    • Direct Measurements of Terminal-Leval Lifetime in Nd:YLF
    • Light-Emitting Porous Silicon: Materials Science, Properties, and Device Applications
    • Time-Dependent Reflection and Surface Temperatues during CO2 Laser Irradiation of Dental Hard Tissues with 100-ms Pulses
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    • Krypton Spectoscopy Diagnosis of High-Temperature Implosions
    • Direct Measurements of the Ion-Acoustic Decay Instability ina Laser-Produced, Large-Scale, Hot Plasma
    • Frequency-Domain Interferometer for Measurement of the Group-Velocity Walkaway of Ultrashort Pulses in Birefringent Media
    • Transient Flux Dynamics in Optically Irradiated YBCO Thin-Film Switches
    • Slurry Particle Size Evolution during the Polishing of Optical Glass
    • Effect of Thermal and Mechanical Processing on Molecular Ordering in Liquid Crystal Elastomers
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    • Highly Efficient Second-Harmonic Generation of Ultra-Intense Nd:Glass Laser Pulses
    • Multiple Cutoff Wave Numbers of the Ablative Rayleigh-Taylor Instability
    • Ultrafast, All-Silicon Light Modulator
    • Angular Dependence of Stimulated Brillouin Scattering in Homogeneous Plasma
    • Femtosecond Excited-State Dynamics of a Conjugated Ladder Polymer
    • OMEGA Upgrade Status Report 10/1/93-9/30/94
    • NLUF News
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    • Atomic Force Microscopy Observation of Water-Induced MorphologicalChanges in Y2O3 Monolayer Coatings
    • Observation of Longitudinal Acceleration of Electrons Born in a High-Intensity Laser Focus
    • Spatial Intensity Nonuniformities of an OMEGA Beam due to NonlinearBeam Propagation
    • Calculated X-Ray Backlighting Images of Mixed Imploded Targets
    • Evaluation of Cosmic Rays for Use in the Monitoring of the MEDUSAScintillator-Photomultiplier Diagnostic Array
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    • Target Imaging and Backlighting Diagnosis
    • Effect of Electron Collisions on Ion-Acoustic Waves and HeatFlow
    • Particle-in-Cell Code Simulations of the Interaction of Gaussian Ultrashort Laser Pulses with Targets of Varying Initial Scale Lengths
    • Characterization of Thick Cryogenic Fuel Layers: Compensationfor the Lens Effect Using Convergent Beam Interferometry
    • Compact, Multijoule-Output, Nd:Glass, Large-Aperture Ring Amplifier
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    • Stability Analysis of Unsteady Ablation Fronts
    • Characterization of Laser-Produced Plasma Density Profiles Using Grid Image Refractometry
    • Transport and Sound Waves in Plasmas with Light and Heavy Ions
    • Three-Halves-Harmonic Radiation from Long-Scale-Length Plasmas Revisited
    • OMEGA Upgrade Status Report
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    • Numerical Investigation of the Self-Focusing of Broad-Bandwidth Laser Light with Applied Angular Dispersion
    • Laser Patterning of Y-Ba-Cu-O Thin-Film Circuits
    • Fabrication of Foam Shells Overcoated with Plastic Layers
    • NLUF News
    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Upgrade Status Report
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    • Implicit and Conservative Difference Scheme for the Fokker-Planck Equation
    • New Diagnostic Features in the Spectra of Recent Argon-Filled-Target Implosions on OMEGA
    • Phase Conversion of Lasers with Low-Loss Distributed Phase Plates
    • Nematic Polymer Liquid-Crystal Wave Plate for High-Power Lasers at 1054 nm
    • GDL Facility Report
    • The Upgrade to the OMEGA Laser System
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    • OMEGA Decommissioning
    • Fokker-Planck Modeling of Electron Transport
    • Strategies for Ultra-High Laser Uniformity Using Zero-CorrelationPhase Masks
    • Fast, Optically Triggered, Superconducting Opening Switches
    • Strong Kα Emission in Picosecond Laser-Plasma Interactions
    • Angular Distribution of High-Order Harmonics from Low-Density Gas Targets
    • Novel Gas Target for Use in Laser Harmonic Generation
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    • High-Speed, Gated X-Ray Imaging for ICF Target Experiments
    • Characterization of Microchannel-Plate Detectors for High-Speed, Gated X-Ray Imaging by Electro-Optic Sampling
    • Neutron Streak- and Framing-Camera Diagnostics for ICF Implosions
    • Nuclear Diagnostics for the OMEGA Upgrade
    • Temporal Pulse-Width Control of the OMEGA and GDL Laser Oscillators
    • Shaping of Nanosecond Linearly Chirped Pulses
    • NLUF Facility News
    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
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    • A Strategy for Laser-Beam Power Balance on the OMEGA Upgrade
    • Damping of Ion-Acoustic Waves in the Presence of Electron-IonCollisions
    • Optical Nonlinearities in High-Temperature Superconductors
    • Increased Retention Time for Hydrogen and Other Gases by Polymer Shells Using Optically Transparent Aluminum Layers
    • Raman Scattering of High-Power Lasers in Air
    • NLUF News
    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
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    • Nonlinear Interactions in Long-Scale-Length Plasmas
    • Thermal Stimulated Brillouin Scattering
    • Anomalous Optical Response of Superconducting Films
    • High-Reflectance Transport-Mirror Development for the OMEGA Upgrade
    • An Externally Triggered, Single-Mode, Nd-YLF Laser Oscillator
    • NLUF News
    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
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    • High-Efficiency Holographic Gratings for High-Power Laser Systems
    • Shaping and Measuring a Laser Pulse Using Spectral Beam Deflection
    • Measuring Laser-Plasma X-Ray Emission using Photodiode Arrays
    • Ionization of Atoms with Intense, Linearly and Circularly Polarized, Picosecond Laser Pulses
    • Femtosecond Nonlinearities and Hot-Carrier Dynamics in GaAs
    • NLUF News
    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
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    Review 49

    • Interpretation of Recent Argon Experiments on OMEGA
    • Nonlocal Heat-Transport Effects on the Filamentation of Light in Plasmas
    • Microstructural Control of Thin-Film Thermal Conductivity
    • Energy Transport in a Modern Disk Amplifier
    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
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    Review 48

    • Results of Imploding-Target Burnthrough Experiments Using SSD Smoothing
    • A Practical Nonlocal Model for Electron Heat Transport in LaserPlasmas
    • Explosion Fraction Measurements on Water-Cooled Xenon Flashlamps
    • Perflourinated Copolymer Coatings for High Power Laser Applications
    • Time-Resolved Study of Surface Disordering of Pb(110)
    • Summer Research Program for High School Students
    • NLUF News
    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
  • Cover of LLE Review 47
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    Review 47

    • Production and Characterization of Hot, Long-Scale-Length Laser Plasmas
    • Diagnosis of Laser-Compressed Shells Based on Absorption of Core Radiation
    • Fokker-Planck Simulations of Laser Filamentation in Plasmas
    • Picosecond Characterization of Bent Coplanar Waveguides
    • Angle-Resolved X-Ray Photo emission Study of the Surface Disordering of Pb(100)
    • NLUF News
    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
  • Cover of LLE Review 46
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    Review 46

    • The Effect of Photoelectric Flourescence on the Formation of X-Ray Absorption Lines in Laser-Plasma Experiments
    • Transverse Instabilities of Counterpropogating Light Waves
    • Experimental Investigation of Bessel-Beam Characteristics
    • X-Ray Imaging with Kirkpatrick-Baez Microscopes
    • Phase Noise in Mode-Locked Laser-Pulse Trains
    • NLUF News
    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
  • Cover of LLE Review 45
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    Review 45

    • Phase Conversion Using Distributed Polarization Rotation
    • Hydrodynamic Simulation of Non-LTE Atomic Physics of High-Density Implosions of Argon-Filled, Polymer-Shell Targets
    • Satellite Absorption Lines and the Temperature Dependence of X-Ray Absorption Features in High-Temperature Plasmas
    • Application of KTP Cyrstal as an Electro-Optic Amplitude Modulator
    • Nonresonant Obtained by Nearly Degenerate Four-Wave Mixing Using Chirped-Pulse Technology
    • NLUF News
    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
  • Cover of LLE Review 44
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    Review 44

    • OMEGA Upgrade System Design Update
    • Simulated Rotational Raman Scattering in Air
    • Energy Transport Measurements in a Multisegmented Amplifier (MSA)
    • Disk Amplifier Design for the OMEGA Updrade
    • Development of Optical Coatings for the OMEGA Upgrade
    • NLUF News
    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
  • Cover of LLE Review 43
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    Review 43

    • Theoretical Interpretation of OMEGA Glass-Ablator Cryogenic Implosion Experiments
    • Analysis of Neutron Time-of-Flight Data
    • Precise Control of the OMEGA Laser
    • Transparent Conductive Coating of KDP Using Ion-Assisted Deposition
    • Transient-Surface Debye-Waller Effect
    • NLUF News
    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
  • Cover of LLE Review 42
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    Review 42

    • Electron Kinetics in Laser-Driven Inertial Confinement Fusion
    • Fabrication of Plastic Shells
    • Observation of Gain in XUV Transitions in Ne-like and Li-likeIons
    • Electro-Optic Imaging of Surface Electric Fields in High-Power Photoconductive Switches
    • NLUF News
    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
  • Cover of LLE Review 41
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    Review 41

    • Saturation and Power Balance in Multibeam Lasers for Laser Fusion
    • Numerical Modeling of Effects of Power Balance on Irradiation Nonuniformities
    • Laser-Beam Apodizer Utilizing Gradient-Index Optical Effects in Liquid Crystals
    • Laser Ionization of Noble Gases by Coulomb Barrier Suppression
    • NLUF News
    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
  • Cover of LLE Review 40
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    Review 40

    • Recent Gas-Filled Implosion Experiments on OMEGA
    • The Role of Rayleigh-Taylor Instability in Burn-Through Experiments
    • Anticipated Improvement in Laser-Beam Uniformity Using Distributed Phase Plates with Quasi-Random Patterns
    • Uniform Liquid-Fuel Layer Produced in a Cryogenic Target by a Time-Dependent Thermal Gradient
    • A New Shearing Interferometer for Real-Time Characterization of Cryogenic Laser-Fusion Targets
    • NLUF News
    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
  • Cover of LLE Review 39
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    Review 39

    • OMEGA Upgrade Preliminary Design
    • Target Experimental System
    • Interaction of Picosecond Optical Pulse with High-Temperature Superconductors
    • NLUF News
    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
  • Cover of LLE Review 38
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    Review 38

    • The OMEGA Upgrade
    • Direct-Drive, High-Gain, Hydrodynamics Equivalent Experiments Facility
    • Laser Design and Performance
    • CASER- A new Code for Calculating the X-Ray Laser Emission from Line-Focus Plasmas
    • Time-Resolved Spectroscopic Measurements of High Density in Ar-Filled Microballoon Implosions
    • NLUF News
    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
  • Cover of LLE Review 37
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    Review 37

    • Effects of Illumination Nonuniformities on Direct-Drive ICF Implosions
    • Implementation of Power Balance on OMEGA
    • Improved Laser-Beam Uniformity by the Angular Dispersion of Frequency-Modulated Light
    • Broadband Phase Conversion Using SSD
    • NLUF News
    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
  • Cover of LLE Review 36
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    Review 36

    • Diagnosing High Density with "Knock Ons"
    • A Semiautomated Knock-On Recording System
    • Neutron Diagnostics
    • Beam Smoothing by Spectral Dispersion
    • Two-Dimensional, Nonlocal Electron Transport in Laser-Produced Plasmas
    • Multiphoton Ionization Experiments
    • NLUF News
    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
  • Cover of LLE Review 35
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    Review 35

    • Cryogenic Laser-Fusion Target Experiments
    • Effect of Barrier Layers on Burn-Through Time in Parylene
    • Barrier-Layer Experiments and Initial Plasma Formation in Laser Plasma
    • Laser Damage in π-Electron Systems
    • NLUF News
    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
  • Cover of LLE Review 34
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    Review 34

    • Observations of Enhanced Thomson Scattering
    • Bounce-Coated Ablation Layers on Fusion Targets
    • Optical Probes for the Characterization of Surface Breakdown
    • Regenerative Amplification in Alexandrite of Pulses from Specialized Oscillators
    • NLUF News
    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
  • Cover of LLE Review 33
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    Review 33

    • OMEGA Phase Conversion with Distributed Phase Plates
    • An Advanced Cryogenic Target-Positioning System
    • The Design and Optimization of Recombination X-Ray Lasers
    • Near-Infrared Dichroism of a Mesogenic Transition Metal Complexand Its Solubility in Nematic Hosts
    • NLUF News
    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
  • Cover of LLE Review 32
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    Review 32

    • ρR Measurements Using Secondary Reactions
    • A High-Repetition-Rate, Cr:Nd:GSGG Active-Mirror Amplifier
    • Counterpropagating Pulses for Ultrahigh-Frequency Electro-OpticTime-Domain Reflectometry
    • A Substrate-Independent Noncontact Electro-Optic Probe UsingTotal Internal Reflection
    • Picosecond-Reflection High-Energy Electron Diffraction
    • Radial Compression of Picosecond Electrical Pulses
    • NLUF News
    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
  • Cover of LLE Review 31
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    Review 31

    • A Summary of Recent High-Density Experiments on OMEGA
    • Absorption and Radiation of Energy from Spherically IrradiatedTargets
    • A Source of Hot Spots in Frequency-Tripled Laser Light
    • High-Power Laser Interferometry
    • En Route to the Petawatt
    • NLUF News
    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
  • Cover of LLE Review 30
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    Review 30

    • X-Ray Microscopy of Inertial Fusion Targets Using a Laser-Produced Plasma as an X-Ray Source
    • Improvements in the Coefficient for Inverse Bremsstrahlung Laser Absorption
    • Studies of New Geometries for X-Ray Lasers
    • NLUF News
    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
  • Cover of LLE Review 29
    Review 29

    Review 29

    • Effect of Laser Illumination Nonuniformity on the Analysis of Time-Resolved X-Ray Measurements in UV Spherical Transport Experiments
    • High-Resolution XUV Spectroscopy Using the OMEGA Laser
    • The Study of Shock Launching in Silicon Using Pulsed X-Ray Diffraction
    • Thermal Conductivity in Dielectric Thin Films
    • NLUF News
    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
  • Cover of LLE Review 28
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    Review 28, July - September 1986

    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
    • Optical Fiducials for X-Ray Streak Cameras
    • Thermodynamics of a Polarizable One-Component Plasma
    • Laser-Fusion-Target Implosion Studies with OMEGA
    • Thermal Self-Focusing with Multiple Laser Beams
    • Multiple X-Ray Diffraction in Crystals: Application to Two-Dimensional Imaging and Low-Loss Transmission
    • Propagation of Femtosecond Electrical Pulses on Superconducting Transmission Lines
    • The Image Analysis Laboratory Facility for Processing Film Data
    • NLUF News
  • Cover of LLE Review 27
    Review 27

    Review 27

    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
    • Neutron Diagnosis of Compressed ICF Targets
    • Modeling Nonlocal Heat Flow in Laser-Produced Plasmas
    • Protective Polymeric Coatings for Nonlinear Optical Materials
    • Time-Resolved Observation of Electron-Phonon Relaxation in Copper
    • Noncontact Electro-Optic Sampling with GaAs Injection Laser
    • NLUF News
  • Cover of LLE Review 26
    Review 26

    Review 26

    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
    • Parametric Instabilities Driven by Two Pumps in Laser-FusionPlasmas
    • Characterization of Laser-Generated X-Ray Sources for NuclearLevel Excitation
    • A Time-Resolving, Conically Curved Crystal Spectrograph for Laser-PlasmaStudies
    • Ultrafast Device Characterization- The Five-Picosecond Transistor
    • Nodular Defects in Optical Coatings
    • NLUF News
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    Review 25

    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
    • A Kilojoule-Scale Active Mirror System
    • Numerical Simulation of Recent, 24-Beam, Blue (351-nm) OMEGAImplosion Experiments
    • Computerized, Wide-Bandwidth, Multichannel, Soft X-Ray DiodeSpectrometer for High-Density-Plasma Diagnosis
    • Ion-Exchange Strengthening of Nd-Doped Phosphate Laser Glass
    • Short-Pulse Amplification Using Pulse-Compression Techniques
    • NLUF News
  • Cover of LLE Review 24
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    Review 24

    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
    • High-Aspect-Ratio Laser-Fusion Targets Driven by 24-Beam UV-LaserRadiation
    • Absorption Spectroscopy as a Diagnostic for Highly CompressedTargets
    • Ablation-Layer Coating of Mechanically Unsupported Inertial FusionTargets
    • Liquid Crystal Soft Apertures
    • Genesis of Melting
    • Picosecond Electro-Electron Optic Oscilloscope
    • NLUF News
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    Review 23

    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
    • OMEGA Uniformity Program
    • Synchronization of Two Actively Mode-Locked and Actively Q-SwitchedOscillators
    • Temporal Dependence of the Mass-Ablation Rate in UV-Laser-IrradiatedSpherical Targets
    • Short-Wavelength, Single-Shell, Direct-Drive Pellet Designs
    • Stimulated Raman Scattering in a Collisional Homogeneous Plasma
    • Measuring Chemically Induced Optical Degradation in DialectricThin Films
    • NLUF News
  • Cover of LLE Review 22
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    Review 22

    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
    • Absorption-Lines Measurement of Tamper ??R in Laser-ImplodedTargets
    • X-Ray Conversion Measurements from High-Z Spherical Targets
    • Effects of Non-Maxwellian Electron Populations in Non-LTE Simulations of Laser-Plasma Thermal Transport and Implosion Experiments
    • Synchronously Pumped, Colliding-Pulse, Mode-Locked Dye Laser
    • Dynamically Loaded Scratch Tester for Thin-Film Adhesion Measurements
    • Characterization of Ultrafast Devices Using Electro-Optic Sampling
    • NLUF News
  • Cover of LLE Review 21
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    Review 21

    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
    • GDL Facility Upgrade
    • Retrofit of the GDL System with Liquid Crystal Polarizers
    • Simplified Theory of Electron Heat Transport
    • Aluminum/Aluminum-Nitride Sputter Deposition on the InertialFusion Target Using the Pulsed-Gas Process
    • Multibeam, Laser-Imploded Cylindrical Plasmas
    • Two-Dimensional Electric Field Mapping with Subpicosecond Resolution
    • Kilohertz, Synchronous Amplification of 85-fs Optical Pulses
    • NLUF News
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    Review 20

    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
    • A New Front-End Design for OMEGA
    • Irradiation Uniformity Measurements for Six UV (351-nm) OMEGABeams
    • Polymer Microballoon Development
    • Limits on the Flux Limiter and Preheat from Analysis of ImplosionExperiments with 1054-nm Illumination
    • Lasers in Angioplasty
    • A New Engineering Damage Criterion for Thin-Film Optical Coatings
    • NLUF News
  • Cover of LLE Review 19
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    Review 19

    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
    • A New Model of Raman Spectra in Laser-Produced Plasma
    • Diagnostic Value of Odd-Integer Half-Harmonic Spectra
    • Illumination Uniformity Considerations for Direct-Drive Fusion Reactors
    • Subpicosecond Electro-Optic Sampling Using Coplanar Strip Transmission Lines
    • An Ultra-Stable Nd:YAG-Based Laser Source
    • NLUF News
  • Cover of LLE Review 18
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    Review 18

    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
    • OMEGA Energy Measurement
    • Holographic Wavefront Measurement of the GDL Frequency-Converted Laser Beam
    • Hydrodynamic Simulations of Thermal Self-Focusing in Laser-Generated Plasmas
    • Time-Dependent Semiclassical Theory of Gain-Coupled Distribution Feedback Lasers
    • Pulse Shaping with Dispersive Microstriplines
    • NLUF News
  • Cover of LLE Review 17
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    Review 17

    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
    • OMEGA Wavelength Conversion
    • Absorption and Hot-Electron Generation Measurements with Spherically Illuminated Targets at ? = 351 nm
    • Parametric Instabilities in Underdense Spherical Plasmaas with ? = 351 nm Illumination
    • Thermal Transport and Preheat Measurements with Spherically Illuminated Targets at ? = 351 nm
    • Time-Resolved, Laser-Induced Phase Transition in Aluminum
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    Review 16

    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
    • Automated Crystal Tuning for OMEGA Frequency Conversion
    • Time-Resolved X-Ray Photograpy of Imploding Shells
    • Magnetic Field Effects on Electron Heat Transport
    • Statistical Ray Tracing in Plasmas with Random Density Fluctuations
    • Automated Control and Monitoring of Ablation-Layer Coating
    • Progress in Drill, Fill, and Plug Target Fabrication
    • Picosecond Fluorescence of Biomolecules
    • Picosecond Sampling with Electron Pulses
    • NLUF News
  • Cover of LLE Review 15
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    Review 15

    • OMEGA Facility Report
    • GDL Facility Report
    • Target-Designs with Multi-Frequency Irradiation
    • Hydrodynamic-Efficiency Measurements on Planar Targets
    • Theory of the Two-Plasmon Decay Instability in a Filament
    • Three-Halves Harmonic Spectra and Self-Focusing in Laser Plasmas
    • Liquid-Crystal Laser-Blocking Filters
    • Sub-Micron X-Ray Lithography Using UV-Laser-Produced Plasma as a Source
    • NLUF News
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    Review 14

    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
    • Harmonic Radiation from IR- and UV-Laser Plasmas
    • Advances in the Theory of the Two-Plasmon Decay Instability in an Inhomogeneous Plasma
    • Broadband Spectrally Resolving X-Ray Instrumentation
    • X-Ray Crystal Devices: Diagnostic Developments
    • A Facility for Time-Resolved Low-Angle X-Ray Diffraction Studies
    • Defects and Damage in Thin Films
    • Development of Metal-Doped Polymer Ablation Materials
    • Real-Time Interactive Spectroscopy
    • NLUF News
  • Cover of LLE Review 13
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    Review 13

    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
    • Characterization of Irradiation Uniformity on Spherical Targets
    • Thermal Transport Measurements on OMEGA
    • High-Resolution Harmonic Photography on OMEGA
    • Continuum X-Ray Spectra from UV- and IR-Laser-Produced Plasmas
    • Monolithic Cell for Frequency Conversion
    • Rotational-Shearing Interferometry for Improved Target Characterization
    • Progress Toward Tetrahertz Electronics
    • NLUF News
  • Cover of LLE Review 12
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    Review 12

    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
    • Uniformity Requirements for Direct-Drive Laser Fusion
    • 24-Beam Implosion of Large-Aspect-Ratio Ar-DT Targets
    • Stress-Induced Birefringence in the Nearly Athermal Glass LHG-8
    • Inertial Fusion Target Mounting-Methods: New Fabrication Procedures Reduce the Mounting Support Perturbation
    • Magnetron Sputtering of ICF Target Pusher Layers
    • NLUF News
  • Cover of LLE Review 11
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    Review 11

    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
    • Convective-Stimulated Raman-Scattering Instability in UV-Laser Plasmas
    • Fabrication of Large-Aspect-Ratio, Plastic-Coated, Metal-Shell Targets
    • Laser Fusion Target Production: Developments in Drill, Fill, and Plug
    • Applications of the Jitter-Free Signal-Averaging Streak Camera
    • Subpicosecond Electrical Sampling
    • High-Repitition-Rate Amplification of Subpicosecond Pulses
    • NLUF News
  • Cover of LLE Review 10
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    Review 10

    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
    • Anisotropic Stress around Defects in Thin Films
    • Irradiation Uniformity Experiments on OMEGA
    • Thermal Smoothing of Irradiation Nonuniformities in Laser-Driven Fusion
    • Biased Sputtering of Target Pusher Layers
    • An Interactive Information Management Data Base for Fusion Target Fabrication
    • NLUF News
  • Cover of LLE Review 9
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    Review 9

    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facility Report
    • Photoacoustic Absorption Spectroscopy for Defect Analysis in Thin Films
    • Initial Long-Pulse Experiments on OMEGA
    • Filimentation of Laser Light in Flowing Plasmas
    • Improvements in Nonconcentricity Measurement of Target Shells
    • Progress in Ablation Layer Fabrication
    • Picosecond Electron Diffraction
    • Generation of Pulses Shorter than 70 fsec with a Synchronously Pumped CW Dye Laser
    • NLUF News
  • Cover of LLE Review 8
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    Review 8

    • GDL Facility Report
    • OMEGA Facilities Report
    • Exploding Pusher Experiments on OMEGA
    • Capillary Gas Filling of Laser Fusion Targets
    • Kinetic X-Ray Diffraction of Purple Membrane
    • NLUF News
  • Cover of LLE Review 7
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    Review 7

    • GDL Facility Report
    • Laser Damage Testing of Optical Coatings at 351 nm
    • Beam Uniformity Measurements on the OMEGA Laser
    • Initial Experiments on OMEGA
    • Stimulated Backstcatter Measurements in the Laser Matter Interaction Experiments
    • Studies of Thermal Electron Transport Inhibition in Steep Temperature Gradients
    • Zone Plate Fabrication Developments
    • Target Pusher Layer Fabrication Developments
    • NLUF News
  • Cover of LLE Review 6
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    Review 6

    • OMEGA Facility Report
    • Liquid Crystal Devices for High Powered Lasers- Part 2: Waveplates
    • Active-Passive Mode-Locked Oscillator Generating Nanosecond Pulses
    • GDL Facility Report
    • High X-Ray Conversion Efficiency With Target Irradiation by aFrequency Tripled Nd:Glass Laser
    • Filamentation of Short Wavelength Laser Beams in Plasmas
    • Generation pf Subpicosecond Pulses
    • NLUF News
  • Cover of LLE Review 5
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    Review 5

    • OMEGA Facility Report
    • GDL Facility Report
    • Liquid Crystal Devices for High Power Lasers- Part 1: OpticalIsolators
    • Ultra Violet Experiments
    • Nonlinear Evolution of Ablation Driven Rayleigh-Taylor Instability
    • Enhanced Reflectivity Due to Pondermotive Rippling
    • Consolidation of Target Group at LLE
    • Zone Plate Fabrication
    • A New Picosecond Pulse Source
    • NLUF News
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    Review 4

    • OMEGA Activation
    • OMEGA Beam Propagation
    • Uniformity of Illumination Studies for OMEGA
    • Observation of Brillouin Sidescatter in Laser-Produced Plasma
    • Progress in Radiationally Cooled Target Experiments
    • Calculations of the Wavelength Dependence of Absorption
    • A Simple Jitter-Free Picosecond Streak Camera
    • Picosecond Microwave Pulse-Generation
    • NLUF News
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    Review 3

    • Laser Wavelength Conversion Program at LLE
    • Tests of Double Pass Geometry Using Active Mirrors
    • A Direct Measurement of Fuel rR
    • Advances in Target Characterization Computerized Methods forLaser Fusion Target Analysis
    • Application of Nanosecond X-Ray Diffraction Techniques to Bacteriorhodopsin
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    Review 2

    • OMEGA Laser System
    • OMEGA Laser System Performance Test
    • Glass Development Laser (GDL)
    • Laser Wavelength Conversion Program at LLE
    • Laser Plasma Interaction Experiments
    • Intermediate Density Experiments on ZETA
    • High-Density Effects on Thermonuclear Ignition for InertiallyConfined Fusion
    • Electro-Optic Prepulse Suppression at LLE
    • Picosecond Switching of a Multi-Kilovolt DC Bias with Laser ActivatedSilicon at Low Temperature
    • NLUF News
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    Review 1

    • ZETA Laser System
    • OMEGA Laser System
    • Glass Development Laser (GDL)
    • Exploding Pusher Experiments on ZETA
    • Intermediate Density Experiments on ZETA: DT Fill
    • Intermediate Density Experiments on ZETA: Ar Fill
    • Diagnostic Development: Alpha Particle Imaging
    • A Drill and Plug Technique for Filling Laser Fusion Targets
    • Self-Consistent, Non-Destructive Measurement of Tritium Contentand Wall Thickness of Glass Microballoon Laser Fusion Targets
    • Improvements in Parylene Coating of Fusion Targets by Molecular Structure Changes
    • NLUF News