TITLE

Fabrication of high-gain inertial fusion targets using gas jet cooling and intensity-graded laser illumination

AUTHOR(S)
Kim, K.; Krahn, D. L.
PUB. DATE
April 1987
SOURCE
Journal of Applied Physics;4/15/1987, Vol. 61 Issue 8, p2729
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes a method for fabricating a uniformly thick solid- or liquid-fuel layer inside an inertial confinement fusion target, which employs a cold helium-gas-jet shower to uniformly cool a target and an intenity-graded illumination. Description of an optimal configuration for high-compression, direct-drive inertial confinement fusion; Components of the gas jet assemblies; Test conducted to prove the flexibility of the gas jet apparatus.
ACCESSION #
7623851

 

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