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ANS webinar to focus on low-dose radiation risk
Join ANS on Thursday, January 21, at noon (ET) for a Q&A with an expert panel as they discuss how to communicate about the risk of low-dose radiation. “Talking About Low-dose Radiation Risk” is a free members-only event that serves as a follow-up to the “Risky Business” President’s Session that took place during the ANS Virtual Winter Meeting last November. The session will take a deeper dive into the many questions generated from the thought-provoking discussion.
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Christopher E. Hamilton, Nickolaus A. Smith, Kimberly A. Defriend Obrey
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 63 | Number 2 | March-April 2013 | Pages 265-267
Technical Paper | Selected papers from 20th Target Fabrication Meeting, May 20-24, 2012, Santa Fe, NM, Guest Editor: Robert C. Cook | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST13-A16348
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Planar polymer targets are a fundamental component of high-energy-density (HED) laser experiments in which ion acceleration by high-intensity short-pulse lasers is being investigated. HED physics experimenters at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) have pioneered the development of laser-driven proton, deuteron, and carbon ion acceleration; progressive experiments have required targets of controlled composition, thickness, and density. Here, we describe recent progress made in the production of ultrathin planar CH2 and CD2 targets of varying density for these experiments, fielded at LANL's Trident laser facility.