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Direct ignition by different types of drivers
Author(s): Sergei Yu Gus'kov
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Paper Abstract

Review of recent results on direct ignition of ICF targets are presented. Main attention is focused on the second stage of direct ignition-heating of preliminary compressed thermonuclear fuel and burning wave initiation in it by the action of igniting driver pulse. There are discussed the main features of the direct ignition of ICF target by the initiating drivers of perspective types, such as fast electron beam of laser-produced plasma, light ion beam of laser produced plasma, heavy ion beam from accelerator, X-ray pulse and accelerated macroparticle.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 December 2003
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 5228, ECLIM 2002: 27th European Conference on Laser Interaction with Matter, (12 December 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.536750
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Sergei Yu Gus'kov, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5228:
ECLIM 2002: 27th European Conference on Laser Interaction with Matter

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