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Crystal imager development at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics
Author(s): C. Mileham; C. Stoeckl; W. Theobald; G. Fiksel; D. Guy; R. K. Junquist; P. M. Nilson; T. C. Sangster; M. J. Shoup
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Paper Abstract

Narrowband x-ray imagers using spherically bent crystals have been implemented on all three laser facilities (MTW, OMEGA EP, and OMEGA) at the University of Rochester’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics. These spherical crystal imagers (SCI’s) use a 150-μm-thick, 25.4-mm-diam quartz crystal cut either along the 2131 plane to reflect the Cu Kα line at ∼8 keV with a Bragg angle of 88.7° or along the 1011 plane to reflect the Si Heα line at ∼1.865 keV with a Bragg angle of 83.9°. The SCI systems can be set up to either image the self-emission of a laser-heated target or to backlight a high-energy-density plasma object.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 October 2012
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8505, Target Diagnostics Physics and Engineering for Inertial Confinement Fusion, 85050L (15 October 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.956245
Show Author Affiliations
C. Mileham, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
C. Stoeckl, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
W. Theobald, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
G. Fiksel, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
D. Guy, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
R. K. Junquist, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
P. M. Nilson, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
T. C. Sangster, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
M. J. Shoup, Univ. of Rochester (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8505:
Target Diagnostics Physics and Engineering for Inertial Confinement Fusion
Perry Bell; Gary P. Grim, Editor(s)

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