Next-Generation Hohlraums for High Coupling Efficiency

Peter Amendt | 17-ERD-119

Executive Summary

We are investigating promising laser-target capsule designs optimized for symmetric implosions with higher absorbed energy than those currently used at Livermore's National Ignition Facility to achieve burning plasma conditions. This research benefits national goals in nuclear and energy security.

Publications, Presentations, Etc.

Amendt, P. 2019. "Ultra-High Efficiency Designs for Demonstrating Central Hot-Spot Ignition on the National Ignition Facility Using a Frustraum." Physics of Plasmas 26: 082707. LLNL-JRNL-769219-DRAFT.