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Project Title: Prospects for Inertial Confinement Fusion Energy Systems

PIN: DEPS-BPA-10-03         

Major Unit:
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Sub Unit:
DEPS Board on Energy & Environmental Systems
DEPS Board on Physics & Astronomy

RSO:
Lang, David

Subject/Focus Area:
Energy and Energy Conservation; Engineering and Technology; Math, Chemistry and Physics


Prospects for Inertial Confinement Fusion Energy Systems
January 29, 2011 - January 31, 2011
San Ramon Marriott
2600 Bishop Drive
San Ramon, California 94583


If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: David Lang
Email: dlang@nas.edu
Phone: 202-334-2395
Fax: x3575


Agenda:

NOTE: 12/27/2010. The below agenda will be updated as the agenda is developed. Updates may include closed sessions.

NOTE: 01/18/2011. The below agenda has been updated to reflect confirmed speakers.

NOTE: 01/21/2011. The below agenda has been updated to reflect a schedule change on 1/30, and to reflect new information regarding speakers.

NOTE: 01/27/2011. The below agenda has been updated to reflect new speaker information and new talk title information.

NOTE: 01/28/2011. The below agenda has been updated to provide the meeting room information.


MEETING AGENDA

Committee on the Prospects for Inertial Confinement Fusion Energy Systems Second Meeting

San Ramon Marriott
2600 Bishop Drive
San Ramon, California 94583


01/29/2011

SALON E

CLOSED SESSION
7:30 am Breakfast

OPEN SESSION
8:00 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
Ron Davidson & Jerry Kulcinski, Co-Chairs

8:15 am Laser-Driven Inertial Fusion Energy; Indirect-Drive Targets
(including Q&A), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Michael Dunne, Edward Moses, Jeff Latkowski, Tom Anklam, LLNL

10:15 am Break

10:30 am Laser-Driven Inertial Fusion Energy; Direct-Drive Targets
(including Q&A)
University of Rochester
Robert McCrory, Stanley Skupsky, Jonathan Zuegel, LLE

CLOSED SESSION
12:30 pm Working Lunch: preparation of questions for Speakers from morning sessions

OPEN SESSION
1:00 pm Krypton-Fluoride-Driven Inertial Fusion Energy
(including Q&A)
Naval Research Laboratory
John Sethian, Stephen Obenschain, NRL

3:00 pm Break

3:15 pm Ion-Beam-Driven Inertial fusion Energy
(including Q&A)
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Grant Logan, LBNL

CLOSED SESSION
4:45 pm Discussion and Preparation of Questions for Speakers from Afternoon Sessions

OPEN SESSION
5:00 pm Question and Answer Session with Speakers on All Driver Concepts

6:00 pm Adjourn open session

CLOSED SESSION
6:00 pm Committee discussion of the day’s talks and other business
7:30 pm Working Dinner
9:00 pm Adjourn for day


01/30/2011

SALON D (note the room change from the previous day)

CLOSED SESSION
7:30 am Breakfast

OPEN SESSION
8:00 am Pulsed-Power Inertial Fusion Energy
(including Q&A)
Sandia National Laboratories
Michael Cuneo, Mark Herrmann, SNL

CLOSED SESSION
9:30 am Discussion and Preparation of Questions for Morning Speaker
OPEN SESSION
9:45 am Questions and Answer Session with Morning Speaker

10:00 am Perspectives from Los Alamos National Laboratory
(including Q&A)
Juan Fernández, LANL

10:45 am Overview of IFE Target Designs
(including Q&A)
John Perkins, LLNL

11:45 am Break for lunch

12:00 pm Overview of Chamber and Power Plant Designs for IFE(including Q&A)
Wayne Meier, LLNL

1:00 pm Target Fabrication and Injection
(including Q&A)
Dan Goodin, General Atomics

2:00 pm Perspective of Stephen Bodner
(including Q&A)
Stephen Bodner

2:45 pm General Question & Answer Period

3:15 pm Public Comment Session

4:15 pm Adjourn open session

CLOSED SESSION
4:00 pm Committee discussion
7:00 pm Working Dinner
8:30 pm Adjourn for day


01/31/2011

OPEN SESSION
8:00 am Site Visit: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
12:30 pm Lunch at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1:30 pm Site Visit: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
4:00 pm Meeting adjourns


Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Ronald C. Davidson
Co-Chair
Princeton University
Gerald L. Kulcinski
Co-Chair
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Charles Baker
University of California
San Diego [Retired]
Roger Bangerter
E. O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory [Retired]
Riccardo Betti
University of Rochester (by telephone)
Jan Beyea
Consulting in the Public Interest
Robert L. Byer
Stanford University
Franklin Chang-Diaz
Ad Astra Rocket Company
Steven C. Cowley
United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
Richard L. Garwin
IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center (by telephone)
David Hammer
Cornell University (by telephone)
Joseph S. Hezir
EOP Group
Inc.
Kathyrn McCarthy
Idaho National Laboratory
Lawrence T. Papay
PQR
LLC
Ken Schultz
General Atomics
Andrew M. Sessler
E. O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
John Sheffield
The University of Tennessee
Knoxville
Thomas Anthony Tombrello
Jr
California Institute of Technology
Dennis G. Whyte
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jonathan S. Wurtele
University of California
Berkeley
Rosa Yang
Electric Power Research Institute
Inc.
Malcolm McGeoch
Consultant
PLEX
LLC (by telephone)

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Presentations; questions for presenters; organization of work; interim report; work plan; next meeting; data gathering process; statement of task; communication with and scope of target physics panel.

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
Comments received from the public. Biosketches for the speakers.


Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: February 4, 2011