The Laser Integration Line (LIL) is a prototype for the Laser Mégajoule (LMJ) located at CEA-CESTA. Whereas the LMJ is planned to comprise 240 laser beams and deliver 1.8MJ, the LIL delivers just one sixtieth of the energy, 30kJ.[1]



  • Le Breton, J. P.; Alozy, E.; Boutin, J. Y.; Duval, A.; Gary, S.; Gontier, D.; Jasmin, S.; Naudy, M.; Reverdin, C.; Rosch, R.; Schmitt, S.; Soullie, G.; Stemmler, P.; Villette, B.; Wrobel, R.; Hulin, S.; Meyer, C.; Romary, P. (October 2006). "Laser Integration Line target diagnostics first results (invited)". Review of Scientific Instruments. 77 (10): 10F530–10F530–6. Bibcode:2006RScI...77jF530L. doi:10.1063/1.2349746.

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