Accession Number:

ADA088056

Title:

Beam Nonuniformity Effects on Laser Ablatively Accelerated Targets

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1980-08-20

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

A laser doppler shift technique gives the velocity profiles of ablatively accelerated targets. Measurements of the effects of laser beam nonuniformity on the target acceleration are presented and interpreted in the context of laser pellet fusion.

Subject Categories:

  • Optical Detection and Detectors
  • Fusion Devices (Thermonuclear)

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE