Laserlab-Europe Talks: Ignition, a dream that came true

Apr 06, 2022 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Fusion energy has been the driving force in the High Energy Density (HED) community for more than fifty years. Following initial difficulties and failures, significant improvement of our understanding of the fundamental physics involved and advances of the technical design over the years finally has led to performance close to ignition in the summer of 2021.