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Accelerator Seminar


"Overview of the National Ignition Facility and Discussion of Operational Hazards."

Sandra Brereton,
Operations Readiness Manager, NIF Project
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory





The National Ignition Facility (NIF) is a 192 laser-beam facility recently completed at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.  An overview of the facility and its basic operations is provided.  The National Ignition Campaign (NIC) is the bridge from basic NIF operations to a highly flexible high energy density science facility.  Major elements of the NIF are reviewed.  Hazards associated with NIC operations are highlighted


Thursday, July 30, 2009

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
CEBAF Center, Room L102/104

Talk Slides: (Slides)

For more information, please contact Dr. Alex Bogacz or Anne-Marie Valente.