5.1. Target Chamber Layout

Target Chamber Layout

The NIF target chamber is located in a cylindrical section of the Laser and Target Area Building (LTAB). The target area is approximately 100 feet in diameter and 100 feet high. Two views of the target area are shown in Figures 5-1 and 5-2.

Figure 5-1. (below) Top view of the target area at waist level.

Figure 5-2. (below) Elevated view of the target area.