Construction Photos

​23 J amplified IR achieved in Final Amplifier with 48 J pump.

The HEDP Lab is under construction.
Here is a peak at what went on:

John and Pete: Physics Department machine shop

John infront of VF-4Pete standing in front of VF-4

Optical mount bases and vacuum chamber end flange being machined at the Physics Department and local machine shops

Base piece of laserBase piece of laser (part 2)Fold of laser

Compressor table being secured to the compressor chamber

Compressor table being secured

Compressor table being lowered into place

Compressor table being lowered into place

Compressor table being moved into the compressor chamber

Compressor table being moved into chamber

Compressor chamber and the table that will hold the compressor optics

Compressor and table

Fold chamber enclosing beam relay optics from the amplification crystal to the compressor chamber

Fold Chamber

Hole in the wall to pass the laser beam to the new target room

Hole in wall where the laser will pass to new laser room

New Petawatt Amplifier and Pumps

Petawatt Amplifier and Pumps

Petawatt target chamber

Target Chamber

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