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Beam Simultaneity In Multi-Terawatt CO[sub]2[/sub] Laser Fusion Systems
Author(s): R. L. Carlson; D. E. Casperson; J. Hanlon; J. S. Ladish; R. Quicksilver; C. Smith
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Paper Abstract

A system to determine the relative time of arrival of intense, subnanosecond, CO2 laser pulses on a fusion target is described. It is now installed on the Helios CO2 laser system, a 10 kJ, 20 TW, eight-beam CO2 facility. This beam simultaneity system is inexpensive, easy to use, and has a resolution of less than ± 5 ps.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 November 1980
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0190, Los Alamos Conference on Optics 1979, (13 November 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.957739
Show Author Affiliations
R. L. Carlson, University of California (United States)
D. E. Casperson, University of California (United States)
J. Hanlon, University of California (United States)
J. S. Ladish, University of California (United States)
R. Quicksilver, University of California (United States)
C. Smith, University of California (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0190:
Los Alamos Conference on Optics 1979
Donald H. Liebenberg, Editor(s)

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