UR Fusion Science Center


Program
for
Invited and Contributed Sessions
at the
9th International Fast Ignition Workshop

November 3-5, 2006

Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel
Cambridge MA, USA


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3 (SALON 3)


Time Title Format File Size

7:45

Continental Breakfast

8:20–8:30

Welcome and logistics (R. Betti)

Invited session (Chair: P.A. Norreys)

8:30–8:55

D. Meyerhofer (LLE, University of Rochester) – Preparations for integrated cryogenic fast–ignition experiments on OMEGA/OMEGA EP

PDF

6 MB

8:55–9:20

A. McKinnon (LLNL) – Studies of proton generation and focusing for fast ignition applications

PPT

12.1 MB

9:20–9:45

K.L. Lancaster (RAL, UK) – Energy transport experiments on VULCAN PW

PPT

1.4 MB

9:45–10:05

Break

10:05–10:30

J. Fuchs (LULI, Ecole Polytechnique, France) – Proton acceleration: new developments for focusing and energy selection, and applications in plasma physics

PDF

1.8 MB

10:30–10:55

K.A. Tanaka (ILE, Osaka University, Japan) – Hot electron behaviors relevant to fast ignition

PPT

5 MB

10:55–11:20

F. Beg (UCSD) – Electron transport in wire targets

PDF

15.2 MB

11:20–12:10

Discussion

2:00–2:20

M. Dunne (RAL, UK) – HiPER – an integrated approach towards fast ignition in Europe

PDF

3.6 MB

Contributed oral session (Chair: R.R. Freeman)

2:20–2:35

M. Geissel (Sandia National Laboratories) – X-ray and proton generation at the 40TW–level with Z–Petawatt

PDF

1 MB

2:35–2:50

J.C. Fernández (LANL) – The LANL research program on ion-based fast ignition

PPT

21.2 MB

2:50–3:05

B.M. Hegelich (LANL) – Ion-driven Fast Ignition (IFI): Concept and experimental results on laser–accelerated carbon ions and their stopping in hot dense plasmas

PPT

14.3 MB

3:05–3:20

K.A. Flippo (LANL) – Short-pulse ion acceleration exceeding scaling laws from flat foils and “Pizza-top Cone” targets at the Trident laser facility

PPT

11.8 MB

3:20–3:35

Break

3:35–3:50

R. Stephens (General Atomics) – Proton beam source suitable for Fast Ignition Targets

PPT

3.7 MB

3:50–4:05

M. Zepf (Queen's University Belfast) – KeV harmonics from solid targets

PPT

1.9 MB

4:05–4:20

P. Patel (LLNL) – Laser interaction characterization experiments above 1020 W/cm2 on the 300 J Titan laser

PDF

13.5 MB

4:20–4:35

C.K. Li (MIT) – Measuring E and B fields in laser-produced plasmas with monoenergetic proton radiography

PPT

8.5 MB

4:35–4:50

R.D. Petrasso (MIT) – Monoenergetic particle backlighter for radiography and measuring E and B fields and plasma areal density

PPT

13.5 MB

4:50–5:05

C. Stoeckl (University of Rochester) – Diagnostics for fast-ignitor experiments on OMEGA/OMEGA EP

PDF

6.3 MB

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4


Time Title Format File Size

7:45

Continental Breakfast

Invited session (Chair: R. Betti, Salon 3)

8:30–8:55

E.I. Moses (LLNL) – Fast ignition program at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

PDF

1.8 MB

8:55–9:20

S. Atzeni (Universita' di Roma, Italy) – Direct–drive targets for fast ignition: design issues and options on the path to high gain

PDF

3.8 MB

9:20–9:45

A.A. Solodov (LLE, University of Rochester) – Gain curves for fast-ignition inertial confinement fusion

PDF

1.7 MB

9:45–10:05

Break

10:05–10:30

R.P.J. Town (LLNL) – Integrated modeling of fast ignition experiments

PDF

7.4 MB

10:30–10:55

W. Theobald (LLE, University of Rochester) – Fast-ignition research at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics

PDF

3 MB

10:55–11:20

L.J. Perkins (LLNL) – The application of “Shock-Ignition” to high gain/yield targets for the National Ignition Facility

PDF

14.5 MB

11:20–12:10

Discussion

2:30–5:20

Contributed poster session (Salon 4)

3:30–3:45

Break

1.

L. Willingale (Imperial College London) – Proton acceleration from critical density foams with the Vulcan Petawatt laser

PDF

5.9 MB

2.

P. Guillou (Ecole polytechnique) – Fast electron transport and heating induced by ultra intense laser beam

PDF

6.9 MB

3.

A. Debayle (Université Bordeaux) – Transport of high current electron beams in dielectric targets

PPT

684 KB

4.

A.A. Andreev (Vavilov State Optical Institute) – Acceleration of a mass–limited target by ultra high intensity laser pulse

PPT

6.1 MB

5.

C. Deutsch (Université Paris XI) – Onset of electromagnetic instabilities in the REB–supercompressed fuel interaction of FIS concern

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6.

J. Pasley (UCSD) – Simulations investigating the effect of a DT–ice–covered cone tip on the implosion of a re–entrant cone–guided ICF capsule

PPT

292 KB

7.

M. Wei (UCSD) – LSP modeling of the electron beam propagation in the nail target

PPT

2.2 MB

8.

J. King (UCSD) – Fast electron heating in cone–wire targets

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9.

W.M. Sharp (LLNL) – A novel method for using an arbitrary EOS in PIC simulations

PDF

1.2 MB

10.

P. Messmer (Tech–X Corporation) – Kinetic simulations of ultra–fast laser–induced fusion in overdense targets

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964 KB

11.

I. Kaganovich (PPPL) – Effects of finite pulse length, electron temperature, magnetic field, and gas ionization on intense beam pulse neutralization by background plasma

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848 KB

12.

A.J. Kemp (University of Nevada) – Collisional relaxation of super thermal electrons generated by relativistic laser pulses in dense plasma

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1.3 MB

13.

B. Chrisman (University of Nevada) – Integrated 1D simulation of fast ignition

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740 KB

14.

C. Zhou (University of Rochester) – Fast–ignition fuel–assembly scaling laws

PDF

832 KB

15.

K. Anderson (University of Rochester) – 2–D simulations of OMEGA fast–ignition cone targets

PDF

1.3 MB

16.

P.M. Nilson (University of Rochester) – Optical probing measurements of low–Z underdense plasma interactions using the Vulcan petawatt laser

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864 KB

17.

C.D. Chen (MIT) – Comparison of solid and plasma linear energy deposition for electron preheat and fast ignition scenarios

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18.

G. Rodriguez (LANL) – Quasi–DC electrical conductivity probing of warm dense matter

PDF

400 KB

19.

K. Highbarger (Ohio State University) – Improving laser/plasma coupling with rough surfaces

PPT

2.3 MB

20.

R.L. Weber (Ohio State University) – Measurement of recombination dynamics in dense plasmas with inner–shell spectroscopy

PPT

2.5 MB

21.

B. Zhang (University of California, Davis) – Petawatt laser generated proton beam focusing and isochoric heating

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Available

22.

Le Pape (LLNL) – Proton radiography of megagauss electromagnetic fields generated by the irradiation of a solid target by an ultraintense laser pulse

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Available

23.

H. Takabe (Osaka University) – Anomalous transport of high energy electrons in ion acoustic turbulence driven by return current

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Available

24.

M. Gerbaux (Université Bordeaux) – Multi–MeV laser–produced particle sources: characterization by activation techniques and interest for nuclear physics

PPT

596 KB

25.

A. Link (Ohio State University) – In situ single shot peak intensity calibration of multi–joule ultraintense laser focus at the Sandia Z–PetaWatt Facility

PPT

1.2 MB

26.

O. Polomarov (University of Texas at Austin) – Computationally efficient description of the relativistic electron beam transport in dense plasma

PPT

2.4 MB

27.

H. Nagatomo (Osaka University) – Target designs of cone–guided implosion for fast ignition

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Available

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5 (SALON 3)


Time Title Format File Size

7:45

Continental Breakfast

Invited session(Chair: M. Tabak)

8:30–8.55

K. Mima (ILE, Osaka University, Japan) – FIREX Project of Osaka University – present and future

PDF

16.2 MB

8:55–9:20

T. Johzaki (ILE, Osaka University, Japan) – Fast ignition integrated simulation for FIREX project

PDF

2 MB

9:20–9:45

J. Honrubia (Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain) – Fast electron energy deposition in inertial fusion capsules

PPT

16.3 MB

9:45–10:05

Break

10:05–10:30

G. Shvets (University of Texas at Austin) – Computationally efficient approach to simulating collective stopping of relativistic beams in dense plasmas (Please note that 2 of the movies are not included. Contact the author for help.)

ZIP

20.1 MB

10:30–10:55

B.F. Lasinsky (LLNL) – PIC simulations of short–pulse, high–intensity light impinging on structured targets

PPT

4.6 MB

10:55–11:20

J. Myatt (University of Rochester) – High–intensity laser interactions with solid targets and implications for fast–ignition experiments on OMEGA EP

PDF

1.3 MB

11:20–11:30

H. Azechi (Osaka University) – Impact fast ignition – another pathway to ignition

PDF

2.9 MB

11:30–12:10

Discussion

2:00–2:20

L.V. Woerken (Ohio State University) – The OSU short pulse facility

PPT

1.4 MB

Contributed oral session (Chair: R.P.J. Town)

2:20–2:35

Y. Sentoku (University of Nevada) – Full–scale PIC simulation of cone guided Fast Ignition

PDF

2.3 MB

2:35–2:50

J.A. Delettrez (University of Rochester) – Hydrodynamic simulations of integrated fast ignition experiments planned for OMEGA/OMEGA EP laser systems

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512 KB

2:50–3:05

R.J. Mason (Research Applications Corporation) – Short pulse laser driven relativistic electron transport in wire and foil targets

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1.3 MB

3:05–3:20

C. Ren (University of Rochester) – Channeling in the underdense plasma of fast ignition targets

PDF

6.1 MB

3:20–3:35

Break

3:35–3:50

J. Tonge (UCLA) – PIC simulation of fast ignition targets with OSIRIS

PDF

32.6 MB

3:50–4:05

J. Myatt (University of Rochester) – Laboratory demonstration of e+e– pair–plasma production on OMEGA EP

PDF

1.1 MB

4:05–4:20

A. Robinson (RAL) – Laser accelerated proton beams for fast ignition ICF

PPT

1.1 MB

4:20–4:35

R. Kingham (Imperial College London) – Recent developments in Vlasov–Fokker–Planck transport simulations relevant to IFE compression

PPT

4.4 MB

4:35–4:50

Brian J. Albright (LANL) – Theory and modeling of laser–accelerated ion beams as possible fast ignitors

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5.2 MB


Questions?
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