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Laser-driven fusion

Incoherent light on the road to ignition

Nature Physics volume 3, pages 680682 (2007) | Download Citation

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The efficient transmission of intense laser light through a plasma while minimizing instabilities represents a critical challenge to the development of laser fusion. Simulations and experiments of unprecedented scale suggest the future is bright.

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  1. Christine labaune is the Director of the Institute Lasers and Plasmas-CNRS-CEA-Ecole Polytechnique-Université Bordeaux1-Zone Laseris 1- 33114 Le Barp, France.  christine.labaune@polytechnique.fr

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