Omega Laser Facility Users Group Workshop

24–26 April 2019 | Rochester, NY

Agenda for the 11th Annual OMEGA Laser Users Workshop

(TBC = to be confirmed)

 
WEDNESDAY, 24 April 2019
7:30 - 8:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast  
8:30 - 8:40 Workshop opening Mark Koepke, WV Univ
8:40 - 9:00 Welcome and LLE Director remarks Mike Campbell, LLE (TBC)
Session Chair: Petros Tzeferacos, U. Chicago
9:00 - 9:45 NNSA Center for Advanced Nuclear Diagnostics and Platforms for ICF and HED Physics at Omega, NIF, and Z Rich Petrasso, MIT
9:45 - 10:30 NNSA Multi-University Center for Pulsed-Power-Driven HED Science David Hammer, Cornell (TBC)
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break
Session Chair: Liz Merritt, LANL
10:45 - 11:00 NNSA perspective Njema Frazier, NNSA (TBC)
11:00 - 11:15 Office of Science perspective Kramer Akli, DOE-SC (TBC)
11:15 - 12:00 University of Texas at Austin Center for Astrophysical Plasma Properties Don Winget, UTexas-Austin (TBC)
12:00 - 12:15 Workshop picture  
12:15 - 13:30 Lunch, Omega and Omega-EP tours  
13:30 - 13:45 Summary of the EP-OPAL Proposal Workshop Hans Rinderknecht, LLE
13:45 - 15:45 Poster Session 1  
15:45 - 16:00 Coffee Break  
16:00 - 18:00 Poster Session 2  
Tutorial
18:00 - 20:00 Title to be determined (pizza and soft drinks will be served) Chuck Sorce, LLE (TBC)
THURSDAY, 25 April 2019
7:30 - 8:30 Continental Breakfast  
Session Chair: Johan Frenje, MIT
8:30 - 8:45 OLUG election results Johan Frenje, MIT
8:45 - 9:45 OMEGA Facility Update and Progress on OLUG Recommendations Sam Morse, LLE
9:45 - 11:45 Poster Session 3 (coffee will be served at 10:00, during poster session)  
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch, Omega and Omega-EP tours  
Session Chair: Suzanne Ali, LLNL
13:30 - 14:30 Student and postdoc panel discussion and recommendations  
Session Chairs: Maria Gatu-Johnson, MIT and Channing Huntington, LLNL
14:30 - 16:00 Discussions of Findings and Recommendations of the users  
16:00 - 16:15 Coffee Break  
16:15 - 17:45 Discussions of Findings and Recommendations of the users  
18:30 - 21:30 Workshop dinner at Delmonico's  
Friday, 26 April 2019
7:30 - 8:30 Continental Breakfast  
Session Chair: Alexis Casner, CEA France
8:30 - 9:15 NNSA Center for Matters under Extreme Conditions Farhat Beg, UCSD (TBC)
9:15 - 10:00 NNSA Center for Laboratory Astrophysics Carolyn Kuranz, UMich
10:00 - 10:30 Poster awards to graduate students and postdocs Mingsheng Wei, GA and Jim Knauer, LLE
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break  
Session Chairs: Maria Gatu-Johnson, MIT and Channing Huntington, LLNL
10:45 - 12:00 Discussion of Findings and Recommendations with LLE management  
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch  
13:00 Workshop adjourns  
Future Dates
2019 APS-DPP OLUG meeting, Ft. Lauderdale: 22 October 2018, Tuesday 17:00 to 18:30 (day/time to be confirmed)
2020 OLUG Workshop: Wednesday - Friday, 22 - 24 April 2020