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Hydrodynamic stability of indirect-drive targets
Author(s): D. Galmiche; C. Cherfils
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Paper Abstract

One proposed capsule design for the Laser Megajoule facility is analyzed to determine surface finish specifications required to achieve ignition and propagated burn. We estimate the sensitivity of this capsule to hydrodynamic instabilities by means of direct two-dimensional simulations. Configuring multimode perturbations located at the DT ice and ablator surfaces, the fusion yield is predicted.

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Date Published: 12 December 2003
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 5228, ECLIM 2002: 27th European Conference on Laser Interaction with Matter, (12 December 2003);
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D. Galmiche, CEA/DAM Ile-de-France (France)
C. Cherfils, CEA/DAM Ile-de-France (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5228:
ECLIM 2002: 27th European Conference on Laser Interaction with Matter
Oleg N. Krokhin; Sergey Yu. Gus'kov; Yury A. Merkul'ev, Editor(s)

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