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Free-Standing Target Technologies for ICF

I.V.Aleksandrova, E.R.Koresheva, I.E.Osipov, S.M.Tolokonnikov, L.A.Rivkis, V.P.Veselov, A.A.Belolipetskiy, G.D.Baranov, L.S.Yaquzhinskiy

Fusion Science and Technology / Volume 38 / Number 1 / July 2000 / Pages 166-172

Technical Paper / Thirteenth Target Fabrication Specialists’ Meeting

In conventional inertial confinement fusion (ICF) a high power laser system is used to compress a cryogenic target and create energy. One of the challenges for ICF cryogenics is producing a homogeneous and uniform fuel on the inside surface of a spherical polymer shell. In this report, we will discuss a conceptual approach based on free-standing targets and the results of our current developments.

 
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