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Implementation of a new multiple monochromatic x-ray 2D imager at NIF
Author(s): G. A. Kyrala; D. Martinson; P. J. Polk; T. Gravlin; M. J. Schmitt; R. Johnson; T. J. Murphy; F. E. Lopez; J. A. Oertel; A. House; R. Wood; J. Lee; M. Haugh
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Paper Abstract

We will describe the installation and wavelength calibration of a multiple monochromatic imager [MMI]1 to be used on mix experiments at National Ignition Facility [NIF]2. The imager works between 8 and 13 keV, has a spatial resolution of 16 micrometers and generates many images each with an energy bandwidth of ~80 eV. The images are recorded either on image plates or on gated x-ray detectors. We will describe: how we aligned the instrument on the bench using visible light, how we checked the alignment and determined the energy range using a k-alpha x-ray source, and how we installed and aligned the instrument to the NIF target chamber.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 September 2013
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 8850, Target Diagnostics Physics and Engineering for Inertial Confinement Fusion II, 88500P (26 September 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2024339
Show Author Affiliations
G. A. Kyrala, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)
D. Martinson, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)
P. J. Polk, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)
T. Gravlin, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)
M. J. Schmitt, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)
R. Johnson, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)
T. J. Murphy, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)
F. E. Lopez, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)
J. A. Oertel, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)
A. House, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
R. Wood, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
J. Lee, National Security Technologies, LLC (United States)
M. Haugh, National Security Technologies, LLC (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8850:
Target Diagnostics Physics and Engineering for Inertial Confinement Fusion II
Perry M. Bell; Gary P. Grim, Editor(s)

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