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The Single Channel X-ray Pinhole Camera is designed to record an X-ray image of the laser-target interaction.
The High-Energy X-ray Spectrometer (HEX-ID) is fielded on both short-pulse and long-pulse laser shots and has a spectral range of 1keV to 10keV.
The Hard X-ray Spectrometer (HXRS) has an array of filtered detectors that provide a time integrated measurement of the hard X-ray spectrum relevant to ultra high intensity interactions.
The X-ray Streak Camera (XRSC) provides a means of time-resolving the laser-plasma interactions at picosecond resolutions.
The Filter Fluorescer (FFLEX) is designed to diagnose the conditions created in long pulse laser-plasma interactions.
The KB X-ray Microscope (KBXRM) is an imaging system with a large field of view and high spatial resolution.
The Neutron Total Yield diagnostic infers the neutron signal from the experiment using irradiated copper sample material, and induced activation and reaction cross sections.
The CR39 Detector is used to record protons up to 13MeV.
The Neutron Time-of-Flight (nToF) system measures the neutron energy spectrum generated during laser-plasma interactions, for yields between 2×107 and 1011 neutrons.
The Thomson Parabola is a charged-particle-discrimination spectrometer used to record charged particle spectra generated by Orion during laser-plasma interactions.