48th Anomalous Absorption Conference
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pmRegistration
6:00 pm - 10:00 pmWelcome Reception
8:30 am - 8:50 amWelcome/Opening Remarks
Conference Organizing Committee
Oral Session
Session Chair: Strozzi, LLNL
8:50 am - 9:10 amInfluence of magnetic fields on nonlinear electron plasma waves and kinetic stimulated Raman scattering
Winjum, UCLA
9:10 am - 9:30 amResonant absorption of a broadband laser pulse
Palastro, LLE
9:30 am - 9:50 amSimulations of stimulated Raman scattering for speckled laser with temporal bandwidth
9:50 am - 10:10 amLaser-plasma instabilities at large-angle oblique laser incidence
Yan, Univ. Sci. &Tech. China
10:10 am - 10:30 amCoffee Break
Oral Session
Session Chair: Albright, LANL
10:30 am - 10:50 amTheory of laser driven ablation
Molvig, LANL/MIT
10:50 am - 11:10 amEffects of double shell joint morphology and capsule size on implosion performance
Sauppe, LANL
11:10 am - 11:30 am2-Dimensional simulations of the Revolver direct-drive multi-shell ignition concept
Schmitt, LANL
11:30 am - 11:50 amExperimental investigation of hydrodynamic instability inhibition in a material gradient
11:50 am - 12:10 pmHigh-yield implosions via radiation trapping and high rR
Invited Evening Talk
Session Chair: Casanova, CEA
7:00 pm - 7:40 pmMitigation of SBS and associated optics damage in NIF experiments
Michel, LLNL
8:00 pm - 10:00 pmEvening Poster Session
Advances in laser pre-heat modeling for MagLIF
Weis, SNL
A new model for alpha transport and deposition
Manheimer, RSI
The particle-in-cell and kinetic simulation software center
Development of an argon fluoride laser for inertial confinement fusion
Myers, NRL
Fluid modeling on three dimensional two plasma decay instability using FLAME-MD
Cao, LLE
Controlling laser plasma instabilities via bandwidth
Tsung, UCLA
Nike laser-target facility and diagnostic systems
Chan, NRL
Picosecond-resolved collective Thomson scattering in underdense collisional plasmas
Davies, University of Rochester
Oral Session
Session Chair: Tsung, UCLA
8:30 am - 8:50 amPlasma physics and broadband lasers - A path to an expanded inertial confinement fusion design space
Froula, LLE
8:50 am - 9:10 amTime resolved study of plasma amplifier for beam combination on NIF
Poole, LLNL
9:10 am - 9:30 amAnalysis of unabsorbed light beamlet images on OMEGA
Edgell, LLE
9:30 am - 9:50 amCrossed Beam Energy Transfer in "mid" fill hohlraums on the NIF
Ralph, LLNL
9:50 am - 10:10 amPlasma characterization for the OMEGA laser-plasma interaction platform
Hansen, LLE
10:10 am - 10:30 amCoffee Break
Oral Session
Session Chair: M. Schimitt, LANL
10:30 am - 10:50 amThe MARBLE campaign - understanding the interplay between heterogeneous mix and thermonuclear burn
Albright, LANL
10:50 am - 11:10 amPlasma kinetic effects on interfacial mix and burn rates in multi-spatial dimensions
11:10 am - 11:30 amParticle-in-cell simulations of laser plasma instabilities and hot electron generation in shock ignition regime
11:30 am - 11:50 amPhoton jets for QED particle-in-cell laser-plasma simulations
Luedtke, UT, Austin/LANL
11:50 am - 12:10 pmLaser-plasma instabilities in long-scale-length plasmas in shock ignition
Ren, LLE
Invited Evening Talk
Session Chair: A. J. Schmitt, LANL
7:00 pm - 7:40 pm3-Phase pulse shaping for laser pre-heat in Mag-LIF
Geissel, SNL
8:00 pm - 10:00 pmEvening Poster Session
Further examination of multi-species plasma ion transport: results in 1-D ICF configurations
Vold, LANL
Suppressing cross beam energy transfer in direct drive laser-fusion targets using stimulated rotational Raman scattering
Bates, NRL
Simulation of magnetically driven HEDP/ICF experiments with a Lagrangian/ALE Code
Rosculp, LANL
The role of incidence angle in the laser ablation of ICF targets
Scheiner, LANL
Multidimensional simulations of Brillouin amplification experiments
Berger, LLNL
Design of a high-bandwidth probe laser for LPI and plasma photonics experiments
Ludwig, LLNL
Capabilities of the Nike laser for HEDP experiments
Kehne, NRL
Triangulated raytracing in spherically-gridded plasmas
Schmitt, NRL
Oral Session
Session Chair: Geissel, SNL
8:30 am - 8:50 amAdvances in laser pre-heat modeling for MagLIF
Weis, SNL
8:50 am - 9:10 amDesign of magnetized, room-temperature capsule implosions for NIF
Strozzi, LLNL
9:10 am - 9:30 amMeasuring CH-Au interface in gas-filled hohlraum using Thomson scattering on SG-III prototype
Zhao, Tsinghua Univ.
9:30 am - 9:50 amFactors which determine the magnitude of the Nernst effect in spherical and cylindrical implosions
Zimmerman, LLNL
9:50 am - 10:10 amIon beam driven isochoric heating on Texas Petawatt
Roycroft, LANL
10:10 am - 10:30 amCoffee Break
Oral Session
Session Chair: Froula, LLE
10:30 am - 10:50 amComprehensive Zakharov-type modeling of parametric instabilities in the corona of direct-drive targets
Sary, CEA
10:50 am - 11:10 amHot-electron generation and preheat in direct-drive experiments at the National Ignition Facility
Solodov, LLE
11:10 am - 11:30 amLaser-plasma instabilities at ignition-scale: particle-in-cell simulations of shock ignition
Seaton, Univ. of Warwick
11:30 am - 11:50 amThe generation of collimated moderate temperature electron beam in shock ignition-relevant planar target experiments on OMEGA-EP
Zhang, UCSD
11:50 am - 12:10 pmInference of the electron temperature in spherical implosions from x-ray spectra
Kagan, LANL
6:00 pm - 8:00 pmConference Banquet
Lobsters 101
Dr. Robert C. Bayer, Director of the Lobster Institute, University of Maine
Oral Session
Session Chair: Kagan, LANL
8:30 am - 8:50 amA fully-conserving, adaptive, multi-scale algorithm with arbitrary temporal integration for the multi-species Vlasov-Ampere system
Anderson, LANL
8:50 am - 9:10 amUnraveling the kinetic structure of multi-ion collisional plasma shocks
Keenan, LANL
9:10 am - 9:30 amAssessing xRAGE predictive capability using the high-energy density physics validation suite
Wilson, LANL
9:30 am - 9:50 amKrook and Fokker Planck models for calculation nonlocal transport in a laser fusion target plasma
Manheimer, RSI
9:50 am - 10:10 amElectron heat transport in beryllium sphere on Omega
Farmer, LLNL
10:10 am - 10:30 amCoffee Break
Oral Session
Session Chair: Rosenberg, LLE
10:30 am - 10:50 amThe scaling of stimulated backscatter from BigFoot hohlraums with laser power and energy: practical backscatter reduction options
Berger, LLNL
10:50 am - 11:10 amNonlinear transition to absolute Raman backscattering instability with trapped electrons - a theory for inflation of Raman reflectivity
Liu, UMD
11:10 am - 11:30 amModeling of stimulated Raman scattering in inhomogeneous plasmas for conditions relevant to the National Ignition Facility
Maximov, LLE
11:30 am - 11:50 amModeling optics damage patterns at the NIF caused by light backscattered from targets
Chapman, LLNL
11:50 am - 12:10 pmBusiness Meeting
Invited Evening Talk
Session Chair: Michel, LLNL
7:00 pm - 7:40 pmPlanar laser-plasma interaction experiments at the direct-drive ignition-relevant scale lengths at the National Ignition Facility
Rosenberg, LLE
8:00 pm - 10:00 pmEvening Poster Session
Recent OSIRIS development for improved high-energy-density plasma simulations
Miller, UCLA
CBET studies in long scale-lengths plasmas at the Nike laser
Weaver, NRL
Laser-ion acceleration in the transparency regime
Stark, LANL
Progress on plasma profile measurements for the Nike experiments
Progress on plasma profile measurements for the Nike experiments
Plasma ion stratification by weak planar shocks
Simakov, LANL
Plasma instability enhancement for generating high fluence, high energy x-ray sources
Poole, LLNL
Modeling the propagation of a nanosecond smoothed laser beam in a multi-millimeter underdense plasma
Casanova, CEA
Oral Session
Session Chair: Hu, LLE
8:30 am - 8:50 amDensity functional theory methods for transport and optical properties: application to warm dense silicon
Karasiev, LLE
8:50 am - 9:10 amRadiative and atomic properties of C and CH plasmas under warm dense conditions
Lee, NRL
9:10 am - 9:30 amThe role of NLTE atomics kinetics in radiation hydrodynamics modeling of ICF targets
Patel, LLNL
9:30 am - 9:50 amImprint mitigation with high-Z coating on Omega EP and NIF imprint experiments
Karasik, NRL
9:50 am - 10:10 amCoffee Break
Oral Session
Session Chair: Weaver, NRL
10:10 am - 10:30 amEnergy-conserving model of laser propagation and heating in subcritical foam
Belyaev, LLNL
10:30 am - 10:50 amMitigating laser-imprint effects in direct-drive implosions on OMEGA with low-density foam layers
10:50 am - 11:10 amHYDRA simulations of laser-heated foams
Langer, LLNL
11:10 am - 11:30 amAnalysis of radiation flow experiments in Ti-doped foams on OMEGA
Johns, LANL
11:30 am - 11:50 amEffects of thermal conductivity of liquid layer in NIF wetted foam experiments
Dhakal, LANL