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  • Named after the Greek goddess of victory, the Nike facility includes the world's largest krypton fluoride (KrF) laser. Nike was developed primarily to investigate interactions of high intensity KrF
  • OMEGA amplifiersTwo glass laser systems make up the Omega Laser Facility: the 60-beam, 30kJ UV OMEGA laser that has been operational since 1995, and the OMEGA EP addition with four new beamlines
  • The Trident glass laser system consists of three high-energy beams that can be delivered to two independent target experimental areas. Its long-pulse capabilities have led to innovations in unique
  • Air-gas breakdown when Z Machine at Sandia National Laboratories fires.The Z Machine is a pulsed power driver that delivers enormous power in a short duration pulse to a small complex target at the
  • Glass amplifiers in Laser Bay 2 at the National Ignition Facility.The construction of the 192-beam 1.8 MJ UV NIF, the world’s most energetic laser, was completed in March 2009. Current experiments
  • Forty-eight final optic assemblies are symmetrically distributed around the upper and lower hemispheres of the target chamber (National  Ignition Facility, Lawrence Livermore National
  • There are a wide variety of reports that address the world class research and experiments in ICF being performed on behalf of the U.S. ICF Program and stockpile stewardship. Some of these reports
  • ICF operates a set of world-class experimental facilities to create HEDP conditions and to obtain quantitative data in support of its numerous stockpile stewardship-related activities.  To