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More from UWC 2020: Round 2
This year’s Utility Working Conference had a dynamic opening plenary and a packed roster of informative sessions. Following are recaps of some of the 2:00 p.m. (EDT) sessions that took place.
Don't miss Newswire's coverage of the opening plenary and the sessions at 12:00 pm.
E. R. Koresheva, I. V. Aleksandrova, I. E. Osipov, S. V. Bazdenkov, V. I. Chtcherbakov, E. L. Koshelev, A. I. Nikitenko, S. M. Tolokonnikov, L. S. Yaguzinskiy, G. D. Baranov, A. I. Safronov, I. D. Timofeev, B. V. Kuteev, V. G. Kapralov
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 43 | Number 3 | May 2003 | Pages 290-300
Technical Paper | Targets and Target Protection During Injection | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST03-A269
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Lebedev Physical Institute conducts a wide research and development program to supply targets for inertial fusion energy (IFE) research. Current essential results in that area include the following: (a) A free-standing target (FST) system has been created, which allows the filling, layering, characterizing, and placing of targets into a test optical chamber by injection at a rate of 0.1 Hz, (b) a special physical layout has been developed to carry out the layering experiments in a wide range of target diameters including reactor scaled ones, and (c) the reconstruction algorithms and scan system are under way to complete the FST system with a new subsystem for univalent target characterization based on microtomography. Specific issues for future IFE target technology and injection research are discussed, which include (a) adding a small doping to the fuel to form a cryogenic layer in a glassy state, (b) using large shells with a metallic layer onto the outer surface to shorten the layering time for reactor targets, (c) the cell for target motion driving application to FST technology, and (d) designing a prototypical facility for repeatable target fabrication and injection.