Coronal fluid-dynamics in laser fusion

Sanmartín Losada, Juan Ramón (1989). Coronal fluid-dynamics in laser fusion. "Laser and particle beams", v. 7 (n. 2); pp. 219-229. ISSN 0263-0346.


Title: Coronal fluid-dynamics in laser fusion
  • Sanmartín Losada, Juan Ramón
Item Type: Article
Título de Revista/Publicación: Laser and particle beams
Date: 1989
ISSN: 0263-0346
Volume: 7
Faculty: E.T.S.I. Aeronáuticos (UPM)
Department: Física Aplicada a la Ingeniería Aeronáutica [hasta 2014]
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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The fluid-dynamics of the corona ejected by laser-fusion targets in the direct-drive approach (thermal radiation and atomic physics unimportant) is discussed. A two-fluid model involves inverse bremsstrahlung absorption, refraction, different ion and electron temperatures with energy exchange, different ion and electron velocities and magnetic field generation, and their effect on ion-electron friction and heat flux. Four dimensionless parameters determine coronal regimes for one-dimensional flows under uniform irradiation. One additional parameter is involved in two-dimensional problems,including the stability of one-dimensional flows, and the smoothing of nonuniform driving.

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