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Contact: Jason Socrates Bardi
American Institute of Physics

Preamplifier at NIF

Caption: This image shows the preamplifiers of the National Ignition Facility. The unified lasers deliver 1.8 megajoules of energy and 500 terawatts of power -- 1,000 times more than the United States uses at any one moment.

Credit: Damien Jemison/LLNL

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