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Optical Engineering Problems Associated With Construction Of The Shiva Laser Fusion Facility
Author(s): R. O. Godwin; E. S. Bliss; J. A. Glaze; W. C. O'NeaI
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Paper Abstract

The Shiva laser system is part of a new 20 terawatt laser facility at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory.. The system contains more than $5,000,000 worth of optics. This paper discusses the various optical components, typical-component quantities and specification, and the problem of laser damage to components.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 January 1978
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0121, Optics in Adverse Environments I, (20 January 1978); doi: 10.1117/12.955764
Show Author Affiliations
R. O. Godwin, University of California (United States)
E. S. Bliss, University of California (United States)
J. A. Glaze, University of California (United States)
W. C. O'NeaI, University of California (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0121:
Optics in Adverse Environments I
Enrique Bernal G.; Harry V. Winsor, Editor(s)

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