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Feasibility of spherical fusion target compression under two-beam laser irradiation


Lebedev Physical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prosp. 53, Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation

The results of investigations of the laser radiation interaction with low-density foamy materials are presented. When such materials are used as the energy absorber in spherical targets with thermonuclear fuel in the laser-driven fusion (LF) problem, the physics of energy absorption and transfer in these media permits a significant reduction of the number of irradiating laser beams (down to two beams) in the implementation of spherical target compression. Traditional irradiation (direct and indirect) schemes involve the use of a large number (100-200) of irradiating beams, which is extremely difficult to realize in a fusion reactor.

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PACS: 28.52.Cx, 52.57.−z (all)
DOI: 10.1070/PU2004v047n04ABEH001741
URL: https://ufn.ru/en/articles/2004/4/c/
Citation: Rozanov V B "Feasibility of spherical fusion target compression under two-beam laser irradiation" Phys. Usp. 47 359–370 (2004)
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Оригинал: Розанов В Б «О возможности сферического сжатия мишеней с термоядерным горючим при использовании для облучения двух лазерных пучков» УФН 174 371–382 (2004); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0174.200404c.0371

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