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Conceptual Design of Silica Transmission Final Lenses for Laser Fusion Chambers.
Year:2015
Research Areas
  • Engineering
Information
Abstract
One of the technological developments needed to build a laser fusion power plant concerns the development and fabrication of final focusing components. These components are key elements for the plant operation because the target compression and ignition completely depends on the laser power delivery through perfectly synchronized well localized tiny spots. The major difficulty regarding the design of final focusing components stems from the hostile irradiation conditions they must face. We have developed for the first time a full conceptual design of final focusing components based on silica transmission lenses to operate on dry wall chambers. Neutron irradiation will lead to a non-uniform steady state temperature profile along the final lenses, which in turn will result in aberration with fatal consequences for the laser spots, unless a temperature control system is employed. Our design is based on a heat transfer fluid that keeps the temperature profile smooth and constant in all the operation phases (start up, normal operation condition and special operation conditions).
International
Si
Congress
Inertial Fusion Sciences & Applications (IFSA 2015)
970
Place
Seattle, EEUU
Reviewers
Si
ISBN/ISSN
0000-0000
Start Date
20/09/2015
End Date
25/09/2015
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Proceedings
Participants
  • Autor: Angel Rodriguez Paramo (UPM)
  • Autor: F. Sordo Balbin (ESS-Bilbao/instituto de Fusión Nuclear)
  • Autor: D. Garoz (Instituto de Fusión Nuclear)
  • Autor: B. Le-Garrec (Institute of Physics, Academy of Sciences, Prague)
  • Autor: Jose Manuel Perlado Martin (UPM)
  • Autor: Antonio Juan Rivera de Mena (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Fusión Nuclear Inercial y Tecnología de fusión
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Instituto de Fusión Nuclear
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