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Agendas for Meetings of the Panel on the Assessment of Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF) Targets

FIRST MEETING
WASHINGTON, D.C.
FEBRUARY 16-17, 2011

Call to order and welcomes

John Ahearne, Chair

Overview of the study task and origins and the National Academies’ study process

Sarah Case, Study Director; John Ahearne, Chair

IFE committee briefing to the panel on expectations

Gerald Kulcinski, Inertial Fusion Energy Committee Co-Chair

Review of charge to the panel, the U.S. Department of Energy’s interests in the committee and panel reports, and nuclear weapons proliferation risks for an inertial fusion energy program

David Crandall, Office of the Under Secretary for Science, U.S. Department of Energy

Indirect drive target physics at the National Ignition Facility (NIF)

John Lindl, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)

Direct drive target physics at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)

Andrew Schmitt, NRL



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D Agendas for Meetings of the Panel on the Assessment of Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF) Targets FIRST MEETING WASHINGTON, D.C. FEBRUARY 16-17, 2011 Call to order and welcome John Ahearne, Chair Overview of the study task and origins and the National Academies’ study process Sarah Case, Study Director; John Ahearne, Chair IFE committee briefing to the panel on expectations Gerald Kulcinski, Inertial Fusion Energy Committee Co-Chair Review of charge to the panel, the U.S. Department of Energy’s interests in the committee and panel reports, and nuclear weapons proliferation risks for an inertial fusion energy program David Crandall, Office of the Under Secretary for Science, U.S. Department of Energy Indirect drive target physics at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) John Lindl, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) Direct drive target physics at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Andrew Schmitt, NRL 193

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194 An Assessment of the Prospects for Inertial Fusion Energy Direct drive target physics at NIF David Meyerhofer, Laboratory for Laser Energetics Heavy ion target physics John Perkins, LLNL Z-pinch target physics Mark Herrmann, Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) Non-proliferation considerations associated with inertial fusion energy Raymond Jeanloz, University of California, Berkeley SECOND MEETING PLEASANTON, CALIFORNIA APRIL 6-7, 2011 Welcome and call to order John Ahearne, Chair System considerations for IFE Tom Anklam, LLNL Overview of laser inertial fusion energy system and key considerations for IFE targets Michael Dunne, LLNL THIRD MEETING ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO MAY 10-11, 2011 Welcome and call to order John Ahearne, Chair Inertial confinement fusion (ICF) targets at Los Alamos National Laboratory Juan Fernandez, LANL Design and simulation of magnetized liner inertial fusion targets Steve Slutz, SNL

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A pp e n d i x D 195 FOURTH MEETING ROCHESTER, NEW YORK JULY 6-8, 2012 Welcome and call to order John Ahearne, Chair Welcome and overview of Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) ICF program Robert McCrory, LLE Direct-drive progress on OMEGA Craig Sangster, LLE Polar drive target design Radha Bahukutumbi, LLE Facilitating NIF for polar drive David Meyerhofer, LLE Fast and shock ignition research David Meyerhofer, LLE LPI issues for direct drive Dustin Froula and Jason Myatt, LLE Heavy ion target design B. Grant Logan, LBNL Discussion of LIFE targets and program Michael Dunne, LLNL Technical feasibility of target manufacturing Abbas Nikroo, General Atomics FIFTH MEETING WASHINGTON, D.C. SEPTEMBER 20-22, 2012 Welcome and call to order John Ahearne, Chair

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196 An Assessment of the Prospects for Inertial Fusion Energy Development of the technologies for laser fusion direct drive John Sethian, NRL Overview of current NRL program for ICF/IFE Steve Obenschain and Andrew Schmitt, NRL, and Frank Hegeler, Commonwealth Technology at NRL Overview of LPI physics and LANL understanding David Montgomery, LANL Understanding of LPI and its impact on indirect drive Mordechai Rosen, LLNL Assessment of understanding of LPI for direct drive (solid-state) Dustin Froula, LLE Assessment of understanding of LPI for direct drive (KrF) Andrew Schmitt, NRL State of the art for LPI simulation Denise Hinckel, LLNL