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High-intensity lasers and controlled fusion

  • R. R. FreemanEmail author
  • C. Anderson
  • J. M. Hill
  • J. King
  • R. Snavely
  • S. Hatchett
  • M. Key
  • J. Koch
  • A. MacKinnon
  • R. Stephens
  • T. Cowan
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Abstract.

The use of high-intensity lasers to cause ignition in inertial confinement fusion is presented, with emphasis on current experimental programs and physical concepts that are at the forefront of the field. In particular, we highlight the issues of fast electron transport through dense materials, an essential element of the “Fast Ignitor” concept.

Keywords

Electron Transport Essential Element Dense Material Experimental Program Fast Electron 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. R. Freeman
    • 1
    Email author
  • C. Anderson
    • 1
  • J. M. Hill
    • 1
  • J. King
    • 1
  • R. Snavely
    • 1
  • S. Hatchett
    • 2
  • M. Key
    • 2
  • J. Koch
    • 2
  • A. MacKinnon
    • 2
  • R. Stephens
    • 3
  • T. Cowan
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Applied ScienceUniversity of CaliforniaDavisUSA
  2. 2.Lawrence Livermore National LabUniversity of CaliforniaLivermoreUSA
  3. 3.General AtomicsSan DiegoUSA

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