Journal of Russian Laser Research

, Volume 36, Issue 5, pp 412–422 | Cite as

Ignition Thresholds and Combustion Efficiencies of Non-Cryogenic ICF Targets

  • Sergey Yu. Gus’kov
  • Dmitry V. Il’in
  • Vladimir E. Sherman
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Abstract

We present a theoretical study of ignition thresholds and combustion efficiencies of fusion fuels in the form of solid chemical compounds of hydrogen isotopes with light elements that can be used in inertial confinement fusion targets without cryogenic devices required in traditional deuterium–tritium (DT) ice fuel designs.

Keywords

Inertial confinement fusion Fast ignition Non-cryogenic thermonuclear fuel Ignition criterion 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergey Yu. Gus’kov
    • 1
    • 2
  • Dmitry V. Il’in
    • 3
  • Vladimir E. Sherman
    • 3
  1. 1.Lebedev Physical Institute, Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.National Nuclear Research University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute)MoscowRussia
  3. 3.Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia

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