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Time evolution of the fuel areal density and electronic temperature provided by secondary nuclear fusion reactions

  • Mauro TemporalEmail author
  • Benoit Canaud
  • Rafael Ramis
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Abstract

Primary and secondary nuclear fusion reaction yields in a spherical and uniform Deuterium-Deuterium fuel plasma have been calculated via Monte-Carlo simulations. An iterative procedure has been used to correlate the fuel areal density and temperature to the yields. It is shown that, once is measured the time-evolution of the reaction yields for an imploding capsule, the method provides the areal density, electronic temperature, density, and radius of the fuel as a function of time.

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Plasma Physics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre de Mathématiques et de Leurs Applications, ENS Cachan and CNRSCachan CedexFrance
  2. 2.CEA, DAM, DIFArpajon CedexFrance
  3. 3.ETSI Aeronáutica y del Espacio, Universidad Politécnica de MadridMadridSpain

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