We are exploring novel additively manufactured templates for incorporating engineered, ultralow-density porous materials (i.e., photoresists) into high-power laser targets, thus greatly improving the reproducibility of laser-target fabrication. These materials are expected to enable innovative technologies in laser fusion energy, energy storage and conversion, catalysis, and nuclear stockpile stewardship science.
Garcia-Taomina, A., et al. 2019. "Scaling-Up of Nano-Architected Micro-Structures: A Mechanical Assessment." Advanced Engineering Materials 21(11), Article 1900687. LLNL-JRNL-776826.
Karnes, J., et al. 2019. "An Atomistic Approach Toward Modeling Additive Machining." Berkeley Statistical Mechanics Meeting, Berkeley, CA, January 2019. LLNL-POST-765018.
——— . 2019 "An Atomistic Approach Toward Modeling Additive Manufacturing." Spring 2019 American Chemical Society National Meeting, Orlando, FL, March/April 2019. LLNL-PRES-770498.
——— . 2019 "Toward Photopolymer Resin Design for Additive Manufacturing." 6th LAMMPS Workshop and Symposium, Albuquerque, NM, August 2019. LLNL-POST-785020.
Oakdale, J., 2018. "Design and Development of Low Density Tantalum Oxide Hohlraum Liners via Templating of Additive Manufactured Lattices." 4th Additive Manufacturing Cross-JOWOG, Albuquerque, NM. LLNL-PRES-772622.
——— . 2019 "Direct Laser Writing of Low Density Materials for Laser Plasma Experiments." 4th Additive Manufacturing Cross-JOWOG, Albuquerque, NM, October 2018. LLNL-PRES-760015.
Weisgraber, T., et al. 2018. "A Computational Model for Direct Laser Writing Based on Two-Photon Polymerization." 4th Additive Manufacturing Cross-JOWOG, Albuquerque, NM, October 2018. LLNL-PRES-759865.
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