11th International Laser Operations Workshop

26–28 September 2017 | Laboratory for Laser Energetics

 

 

Workshop Agenda

 

Monday, 25 September 2017
6:00-7:00 PM
Welcome drink and check in for participants staying at the Hilton Garden Inn University and Medical Center
Grappa Restaurant
     
     
Tuesday, 26 September 2017
Arrival (East Entrance to LLE)
7:30-8:30 AM
Registration
7:45-8:45 AM
Continental Breakfast
Presentations: Seminar Room
8:30-8:45 AM
Welcome
8:45-9:15 AM
Omega Facility: Status and Performance
9:15-9:45 AM
Orion Facility: Status and Performance
9:45-10:15 AM
LULI Facilities and Apollon Project Status
10:15-10:30 AM
Break  
Presentations: Seminar Room
 
10:30-11:15 AM
National Ignition Facility Update  
11:15-12:00 PM
LMJ/PETAL Facility: Status and Performance  
12:00-12:45 PM
Lunch  
Poster Session 1
 
12:45-1:45PM
   
     
 
Demonstration/Breakout Session 1 (Choice of 1)
 
1:45-3:45 PM
Diagnostic Exchange
OMEGA EP Target Bay
  Control Room Organization and Shot Procedures
OMEGA 60 Control Room
  Short Pulse Pointing, Focusing, Wave Front and Transport Transmission Measurement
OMEGA EP Control Room
  Changing and Verifying Short-Pulse Pulse Duration OMEGA EP Source/Laser Bays
3:45-4:00 PM
Break  
 
Break Out Session 1 (Choice of 1)
 
4:00-5:30 PM
Short- and Long-Term Facility Planning Seminar Room
  Rules of Engagement for Cutting Off Shots, Managing Breakdowns, and Dealing with Unavailability OMEGA EP Control Room Conference Room
  Review and Approval of Experiments for Readiness and Machine Safety Annex Conference Room
 
Breakout Summary: Seminar Room
 
5:30-5:45 PM
Breakout Summary  
 
Departure
 
5:45-6:00 PM
Transportation to Hilton Garden Inn  
     
     
     
Wednesday, 27 September 2017
 
Arrival
 
7:45-8:45 AM
Continental Breakfast  
  Presentations: Seminar Room  
8:30-9:15 AM

ELI Facility: Status and Future Plans

 
9:15-9:45 AM
Development and Implementation of a Single-Shot Diagnostic for Characterizing 0.5 to 250-ps Pulses on OMEGA EP  
9:45-10:15 AM
ATLAS: A New Laser Tracker Based Diagnostic Alignment System for NIF  
10:15-10:30 AM
Break  
  Presentations: Seminar Room  
10:30-11:00 AM
Evolution of LMJ Hazardous Materials and Radiological Operations  
11:00-11:30 AM
Enhancement to the Short-Pulse Frequency-Doubling Capability on Orion  
11:30-12:00 PM
The Trident Laser at the University of Texas  
  Group Picture  
12:00-12:15 PM
Group Picture in East Entrance Lobby  
12:15-1:00 PM
Lunch  
  Poster Session 2  
1:00-2:00 PM
   
     
  Demonstration/Breakout Session 2 (Choice of 1)  
2:00-4:00 PM
Diagnostic Exchange OMEGA EP Target Bay
  Short Pulse Pointing, Focusing, Wave Front and Transport Transmission Measurement OMEGA EP Control Room
  UV Beam Targeting and Target Alignment OMEGA 60 Control Room
  Power Conditioning Unit and Amplifier Corrective Maintenance OMEGA EP Cap/Laser Bay
  OMEGA 60/OMEGA EP in Bay Tour

OMEGA 60/

OMEGA EP Bays

4:00-4:15 PM
Break  
  Breakout Session 2 (Choice of 1)  
4:15-5:45 PM
Comparing Facility Metrics Annex Conference Room
  Lessons Learned, Action Tracking, and Continuous Improvement Seminar Room
  Managing the Impact of Experiments on a Facility, Including Evaluating and Reducing Target Debris OMEGA EP Control Room Conference Room
  Breakout Summary: Seminar Room  
5:45-6:00 PM
Breakout Summary  
  Departure  
6:00-6:15 PM
Transportation to Hilton Garden Inn  
  Reception and Dinner  
6:15-9:00 PM
Reception and Dinner Hilton Garden Inn
     
     
     
Thursday, 28 September 2017
 
Arrival
 
7:45-8:45 AM
Continental Breakfast  
  Breakout Session 3 (Choice of 1)  
8:30-10:00 AM
Planning and Executing System Shots for Laser Diagnostic Calibration, Timing, and Other System Maintenance Objectives Seminar Room
  Commissioning New Equipment for Bundles OMEGA EP Control Room Conference Room
  Configuration Management OMEGA 60 Control Room Conference Room
  Operator Training, Qualification, and Proficiency Annex Conference Room
10:00-10:15 AM
Break  
  Demonstration/Breakout Session 3 (Choice of 1)  
10:14-12:00 PM
Large Optic Exchange OMEGA EP Target Bay
  Control Room Organization and Shot Procedures OMEGA EP Control Room
  UV Beam Targeting and Target Alignment OMEGA 60 Control Room
  Diagnostic Decon Including Beryllium Operations LaCave
  OMEGA 60/OMEGA EP In Bay Tour OMEGA 60/
OMEGA EP Bays
12:00-12:45 PM
Lunch  
  Poster Session 3  
12:45-1:45 PM
   
     
Breakout Summary: Seminar Room  
1:45-2:00 PM
Breakout Summary  
  Workshop Closeout: Seminar Room  
2:00-2:30 PM
Workshop Closeout  
  Departure  
2:30-2:45 PM
Transportation to Hilton Garden Inn  
     
Posters
Facility
Title
Presenter/Session #
AWE Orion Technician Competencies & Training Timothy Butler/#1
AWE Orion Central Control Systems (CCS) Team--Maintaining and Upgrading Orion's Control System John Cleeve/#2
AWE Orion Performance Metrics Robert Johnson/#3
AWE Recent Developments on the Orion Laser Paul Treadwell/#1
CEA LMJ Operations Tools Emmanuel Bar/#2
CEA Tools to Manage Laser Performance Vincent Beau/#3
CEA Maintenance at LMJ Christophe Pellegrini/#1
CEA First Experiment on LMJ Facility: Pointing and Synchronization Qualification, Sequences Qualification Henry Olivier/#2
CEA First Experiment on PETAL Facility: Diagnostics Qualification and First Physical Campaign Henry Olivier/#3
LLE The USE of CAD Data for Real-Time Target-Position Guidance and Geometry Validation Greg Pien/#1
LLE Activation Strategy for a Tunable UV Beamline on OMEGA and OMEGA EP Matthew Barczys/#2
LLE In-Situ Transmission Measurements of Optical Components Using a Ratiometer Technique Joe Kwiatkowski/#3
LLE Development of a Tunable UV Capability for Cross-Beam Energy Transfer Mitigation Studies in the OMEGA Target Chamber Brian Kruschwitz/#1
LLE Advances in Pulse-Shaping Technology on OMEGA and OMEGA EP Liz Hill/#2
LLE On-Shot Focal-Spot Characterization in the OMEGA Target Chamber Leon Waxer/#3
LLE 100-Gbar Power-Balance Activities on OMEGA Sid Sampat/#1
LULI The Current Status of the Apollon 10PW Laser Luc Martin/#2
LULI LULI2000 Front-Ends Update: Multi-Temporal-Shaping Capabilities for Plasma Physics Loic Meignien/#3
RAL Gemini Laser: Current Status and Future Development Steve Hawkes/#1
RAL DiPOLE 101: Design and Performance and Applications of a Multi-Joule, Multi-Hz Pulsed Laser System and Its Use in Industrial and Scientific Research Jonathan Phillips/#2
RAL Vulcan Laser: Operations and Update Trevor Winstone/#3
Univ Texas The Upgraded Texas Petawatt Laser Mike Donovan/#1
LLNL ARC Backlighter System Performance and Operations Status Mark Bowers/#2
LLNL Strategies for Migrating to a New Experiment Setup Tool at the National Ignition Facility Allan Casey/#3
LLNL Improvements in the Optics Recycle Loop To Operate NIF at High Shot Rates James Folta/#1
LLNL Hazardous Materials and Radiological Operations at NIF Tom Kohut/#2
LLNL Capacitor Maintenance at the National Ignition Facility Doug Larsen/#3
LLNL Debris & Shrapnel Experience on NIF Nathan Masters/#1