Accession Number:

ADA639740

Title:

Nova Pulse Power System Description And Status

Descriptive Note:

Conference paper

Corporate Author:

LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL LAB CA

Report Date:

1981-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

The Nova laser system is designed to produce critical data in the nations inertial confinement fusion effort. It is the worlds largest peak power laser and presents various unique pulse power problems. In paper, pulse power systems for this laser are described, the evolutionary points from prior systems are pointed out, and the current status of the hardware is given.

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers
  • Electric Power Production and Distribution
  • Nuclear Power Plants and Fission Reactor Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE