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Analysis of exploding plasma behavior in various magnetic fields
Author(s): Takanobu Muranaka; Hideki Nakashima; Hideyuki Uchimura; Hiroyuki Usui; Yuri P. Zakharov; S. A. Nikitin; Arnold G. Ponomarenko
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Paper Abstract

Plasma behaviors in various magnetic fields were discussed by using the result from a 3D hybrid code. First, an instability of expanding plasma in a uniform magnetic field was discussed by comparing experimental data with numerical result. The effect of magnetic field diffusion on the plasma instability was studied. Second, the plasma behaviors in a dipole field were examined and comparison was made among the experimental data, MHD analysis and the result from the 3D hybrid code. So far, an overall good agreement among these result was found.

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Date Published: 11 January 2000
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3886, High-Power Lasers in Energy Engineering, (11 January 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.375137
Show Author Affiliations
Takanobu Muranaka, Kyushu Univ. (Japan)
Hideki Nakashima, Kyushu Univ. (Japan)
Hideyuki Uchimura, Kyushu Univ. (Japan)
Hiroyuki Usui, Kyushu Univ. (Japan)
Yuri P. Zakharov, Institute of Laser Physics (Russia)
S. A. Nikitin, Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics (Russia)
Arnold G. Ponomarenko, Institute of Laser Physics (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3886:
High-Power Lasers in Energy Engineering
Kunioki Mima; Gerald L. Kulcinski; William J. Hogan, Editor(s)

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