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Agendas for Committee Meetings and Site Visits

FIRST MEETING
KECK CENTER, WASHINGTON, D.C.
DECEMBER 16-17, 2010

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Closed Session    
     
8:30 am

Committee discussion

Ron Davidson and Jerry Kulcinski, Co-Chairs
     
Noon

Working lunch (continued discussion)

Committee
     
Open Session    
     
1:00 pm Welcome Ron Davidson and Jerry Kulcinski, Co-Chairs
1:15

Perspectives from the DOE Office of Science Steve Koonin, DOE

 
1:45 Discussion  
2:00

Perspectives from NNSA Stockpile Stewardship

Chris Deeney, NNSA
2:20 Discussion  
2:30

Perspectives from the DOE Office of Fusion Energy Science

Ed Synakowski and Mark Koepke, OFES


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C Agendas for Committee Meetings and Site Visits FIRST MEETING KECK CENTER, WASHINGTON, D.C. DECEMBER 16-17, 2010 Thursday, December 16, 2010 Closed Session 8:30 am Committee discussion Ron Davidson and Jerry Kulcinski, Co-Chairs Noon Working lunch (continued discussion) Committee Open Session 1:00 pm Welcome Ron Davidson and Jerry Kulcinski, Co-Chairs 1:15 Perspectives from the DOE Office of Science Steve Koonin, DOE 1:45 Discussion 2:00 Perspectives from NNSA Stockpile Chris Deeney, NNSA   Stewardship 2:20 Discussion 2:30 Perspectives from the DOE Office of Fusion Ed Synakowski and   Energy Science Mark Koepke, OFES 179

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180 An Assessment of the Prospects for Inertial Fusion Energy 3:00 Discussion 3:15 Break 3:30 Findings from the 2003 FESAC report: A Plan for the Development of Fusion Energy Robert Goldston, PPPL, and Michael Campbell, Logos Technologies 4:00 Discussion 4:15 Findings from the 2004 FESAC report: Review of the Inertial Fusion Energy Program Rulon Linford 4:45 Discussion 5:00 Public comment session Audience 6:00 Adjourn meeting for the day Closed Session 6:30 Working dinner Friday, December 17, 2010 Closed Session 7:30 am Breakfast 8:30 Committee discussion Co-Chairs Open Session 9:00 Perspectives from the DOE Office of Science Bill Brinkman, DOE 9:30 Discussion 9:45 Perspectives from NNSA Defense Programs Donald Cook, NNSA 10:15 Discussion 10:30 Break 10:45 Challenges to Developing an ICF-based Harold Forsen   Energy Source 11:15 Discussion 11:30 Perspectives from the Office of Science and Steve Fetter, OSTP   Technology Policy 11:45 General discussion

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A pp e n d i x C 181 Closed Session 12:15 pm Working lunch 1:00 Committee discussion Committee 3:00 Adjourn SECOND MEETING SAN RAMON, CALIFORNIA JANUARY 29-31, 2011 Saturday, January 29, 2011 Open Session 8:00 am Welcome and Opening Remarks Ron Davidson and Jerry Kulcinski, Co-Chairs 8:15 Laser-Driven Inertial Fusion Energy, Michael Dunne,   Indirect-Drive Targets Edward Moses,   (including Q&A) Jeff Latkowski, and   Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Tom Anklam, LLNL 10:15 Break 10:30 Laser-Driven Inertial Fusion Energy, Robert McCrory,   Direct-Drive Targets Stanley Skupsky, and   (including Q&A) Jonathan Zuegel, LLE   University of Rochester Closed Session 12:30 pm Working lunch: preparation of questions   for speakers from morning sessions Open Session 1:00 Krypton-Fluoride-Driven Inertial John Sethian and   Fusion Energy Stephen Obenschain,   (including Q&A) NRL   Naval Research Laboratory 3:00 Break 3:15 Ion-Beam-Driven Inertial Fusion Energy Grant Logan, LBNL   (including Q&A)   Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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182 An Assessment of the Prospects for Inertial Fusion Energy Closed Session 4:45 Discussion and preparation of questions   for speakers from afternoon sessions Open Session 5:00 Question and answer session with speakers   on all driver concepts 6:00 Adjourn open session Closed Session 6:00 Committee discussion 9:00 pm Adjourn for the day Sunday, January 30, 2011 Closed Session 7:30 am Breakfast Open Session 8:00 Pulsed-Power Inertial Fusion Energy and Michael Cuneo and  Targets Mark Herrmann, SNL   (including Q&A)   Sandia National Laboratories Closed Session 9:30 Discussion and preparation of questions   for morning speaker

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A pp e n d i x C 183 Open Session 9:45 am Questions and answer session with   morning speaker 10:00 Perspectives from Los Alamos National Juan Fernández, LANL  Laboratory   (including Q&A) 10:45 Overview of IFE Target Designs John Perkins, LLNL   (including Q&A) 11:45 Break for lunch Noon Overview of Chamber and Power Plant Wayne Meier, LLNL   Designs for IFE (including Q&A) 1:00 pm Target Fabrication and Injection Dan Goodin,   (including Q&A) General Atomics 2:00 Perspective of Stephen Bodner Stephen Bodner   (including Q&A) 2:45 General question and answer period 3:15 Public comment session All 4:15 Adjourn open session Closed Session 4:15 Committee discussion 8:30 pm Adjourn for the day Monday, January 31, 2011 Open Session 8:00 am Site Visit: Lawrence Livermore National  Laboratory 12:30 pm Lunch at LBNL 1:30 Site Visit: Lawrence Berkeley National  Laboratory 4:00 Adjourn meeting

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184 An Assessment of the Prospects for Inertial Fusion Energy THIRD MEETING ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO MARCH 29-31 AND APRIL 1, 2011 Tuesday, March 29, 2011 Closed Session 7:00 pm Inertial Confinement Fusion and Steve Cowley and   Inertial Fusion Energy Tutorial Riccardo Betti,   (committee only) Committee members 9:00 Adjourn for the day Wednesday, March 30, 2011 Closed Session 8:00 am Welcome and opening remarks: Ron Davidson and   Plans and goals for the meeting Jerry Kulcinski, Co-Chairs 8:30 Balance and composition discussion for David Lang, NRC   new members 8:45 Break Open Session 9:00 Welcome and opening remarks Ron Davidson and Jerry Kulcinski, Co-Chairs 9:05 The National Ignition Campaign John Lindl, LLNL 10:00 Discussion 10:15 Role of the National Ignition Facility Chris Deeney, NNSA   Beyond the National Ignition Campaign:   NNSA Perspective 10:45 Discussion 11:00 LIFE Delivery Plan Mike Dunne and others, LLNL Noon Discussion Closed Session 12:15 pm Lunch Committee only

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A pp e n d i x C 185 Open Session 1:00 Fast Ignition for Inertial Fusion Energy Richard Freeman, Ohio State University 1:45 Discussion 2:00 Adjourn open session for the day Closed Session 2:15 Discussion with ICF Target Physics John Ahearne, Chair, Panel Chair Target Physics Panel (by teleconference) 3:15 Committee discussion 8:30 pm Adjourn for the day Thursday, March 31, 2011 Closed Session 7:30 am Breakfast Open Session 8:00 Magnetized Target Fusion Glen Wurden, LANL, and Irv Lindemuth, University of Nevada at Reno 8:45 Discussion 9:00 Chamber Materials Challenges for Inertial Steve Zinkle, ORNL   Fusion Energy 10:00 Discussion 10:15 Break 10:30 Lessons in Engineering Innovation Elon Musk, SpaceX, Tesla Motors, Solar City (by videoconference) 11:00 Public comment session Noon Adjourn open session

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186 An Assessment of the Prospects for Inertial Fusion Energy Closed Session Noon Lunch Committee only 1:00 pm Committee discussion 8:30 Adjourn for the day Friday, April 1, 2011 Site Visit to Sandia National Laboratories Closed Session 8:00 am Remarks on Sandia and IFE Steve Rottler, SNL 8:30 Various presentations 10:00 Break 10:25 Tour of the Z facility 11:00 Mykonos facility Noon Adjourn meeting FOURTH MEETING ROCHESTER, NEW YORK JUNE 15-17, 2011 Wednesday, June 15, 2011 Closed Session 8:30 am Welcome and opening remarks Ron Davidson and Jerry Kulcinski, Co-Chairs 8:45 Break Open Session 9:00 Welcome and opening remarks Ron Davidson and Jerry Kulcinski, Co-Chairs 9:05 Inertial Fusion Energy: Activities and Plans John Collier, UK Science   in the UK and EU and Technology Facilities Council 10:15 Discussion 10:35 Break

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A pp e n d i x C 187 10:50 Inertial Fusion Energy: Activities and Plans Hiroshi Azechi, Institute   in Japan of Laser Engineering, Osaka University Noon Discussion 12:20 pm Lunch 1:00 Integrated Design of a Laser Fusion Target John Sethian,   Chamber System Naval Research Laboratory 2:00 Discussion 2:20 Adjourn open session for the day Closed Session 2:30 Discussion 8:30 pm Adjourn for the day Thursday, June 16, 2011 Closed Session 8:00 am Breakfast Open Session 8:30 Nuclear Power Plant Financing Philip M. Huyck, Encite, LLC (formerly of Credit Suisse First Boston & Trust Company of the West) 9:30 Discussion 9:45 Inertial Fusion Energy: Activities and Plans Zhang Jie,   in China Shanghai Jiao Tong University 11:00 Discussion 11:20 Public comment session 11:30 General discussion with all speakers Committee and speakers Noon Adjourn open session

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188 An Assessment of the Prospects for Inertial Fusion Energy Closed Session Noon Lunch Committee only 1:00 pm Discussion with ICF Target Physics John Ahearne, Chair,   Panel Chair Target Physics Panel 2:00 Continued discussion 8:30 pm Adjourn for the day Friday, June 17, 2011 Site Visit to the Laboratory for Laser Energetics Closed Session 8:00 am Discussion All 9:30 Break and gather for site visit Open Session 9:45 LLE Overview R.L. McCrory, LLE 10:15 Site tours and posters •  reak panel into three groups, each with a primary tour guide. B Tour guides: R.L. McCrory, D.D. Meyerhofer, and P. McKenty •  hree stations, each with two posters and a facility presenter T (~1/2 hour at each station) — OMEGA § S. Morse §  Poster on cryogenic target performance and polar drive— V. Goncharov §  Poster on OMEGA as a user facility—J. Soures — OMEGA EP § D. Canning §  Poster on fast/shock ignition—W. Theobald §  Poster on new technologies for EP—J. Zuegel — OMAN § A. Rigatti §  Poster on high damage threshold coatings—J. Oliver §  Poster on diffractive optics—T. Kessler Noon Adjourn site visit, adjourn meeting

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A pp e n d i x C 189 FIFTH MEETING WASHINGTON, D.C. OCTOBER 31-NOVEMBER 2, 2011 Monday, October 31, 2011 Closed Session 8:30 am Committee discussion Open Session 10:15 Welcome and opening remarks Ron Davidson and Jerry Kulcinski, Co-Chairs 10:20 Heavy Ion Inertial Fusion Energy: Boris Sharkov,   Activities and Plans in Europe and Russia FAIR GmbH 11:20 Discussion 11:40 Public comment session Closed Session Noon Lunch Committee only Open Session 1:00 pm Mass Manufacturing of Targets Abbas Nikroo, General Atomics 2:00 Discussion 2:30 A Perspective on Licensing of Inertial Dick Meserve,   Fusion Power Plants Carnegie Institute for Science 3:00 Discussion Closed Session 9:00 pm Adjourn for the day

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190 An Assessment of the Prospects for Inertial Fusion Energy Tuesday, November 1, 2011 Closed Session Open Session 10:45 am A Perspective on Safety Issues of an Inertial Kathy McCarthy, Fusion Power Plant Idaho National Laboratory 11:15 Discussion 11:30 Public comment session Closed Session 6:30 pm Adjourn for the day Wednesday, November 2, 2011 Site Visit to Laser Fusion Facilities, Naval Research Laboratory Open Session 9:00 am Gathering and introductions Overview of the NRL Laser Fusion Program Stephen Obenschain, 9:45 Tours of Nike and Electra KrF Laser Victor Serlin, and   Facilities John Sethian Tour of Nike Target Facility Yefim Aglitskiy, Max Karasik, and Jim Weaver Tour of Nike Laser Facility David Kehne and Steve Terrell Tour of Electra Facility Frank Hegeler, Matt Myers, and Matt Wolford 11:15 Discussion (with light lunch) 11:45 Adjourn

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A pp e n d i x C 191 SIXTH MEETING SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA FEBRUARY 22-23, 2012 Wednesday, February 22, 2012 Closed Session 8:00 am Welcome Ron Davidson and Jerry Kulcinski, Co-Chairs 8:05 Discussion of Business: Status of the Study David Lang, Staff 8:30 Report from the ICF Target Physics Panel John Ahearne, Chair Open Session 9:00 Status of the National Ignition Campaign Jeffrey Quintenz, NNSA   and Plans Post-FY2012 9:25 Discussion 9:40 Status of the National Ignition Facility, Mike Dunne, LLNL   Plans for the Facility Post-FY2012,   and the LIFE Project 10:05 Discussion 10:20 Public comment session 10:40 Adjourn open session Closed Session 10:45 Discussion of final report Noon Working lunch Open Session 12:30 pm Tour of General Atomics target fabrication All  facilities 2:00 Adjourn tour and open session Closed Session 2:05 Continued discussion of final report 6:00 pm Adjourn for the day

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192 An Assessment of the Prospects for Inertial Fusion Energy Thursday, February 23, 2012 Closed Session 8:00 am Continued discussion of final report 4:00 pm Discussion of plan to complete report All 5:00 pm Adjourn meeting