Experimental determination of fuel density-radius product of inertial confinement fusion targets using secondary nuclear fusion reactions

Azechi, H.; Miyanaga, N.; Stapf, R. O.; Itoga, K.; Nakaishi, H.; Yamanaka, M.; Shiraga, H.; Tsuji, R.; Ido, S.; Nishihara, K.; Izawa, Y.; Yamanaka, T.; Yamanaka, C.
September 1986
Applied Physics Letters;9/8/1986, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p555
Academic Journal
The first demonstration of a fuel density-radius product measurement using secondary nuclear fusion reactions is presented. This technique involves using neutrons and protons generated by DT {T(d,n)α} and D3He {3He(d,p)α} fusion reactions, respectively, in a pure deuterium fuel.


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