Three-dimensional simulations of asymmetric implosion for cone-guided targets
1 Department of Physics, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
2 Fundamental Phys. Simulation Research Div., National Institute for Fusion Science, Toki, Japan
3 Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University, Suita, Japan
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Published online: 15 November 2013
In a fast ignition scheme using a cone-guided target, the fusion target is imploded with the inserted cone. Due to the existence of the cone, asymmetric implosion is not avoidable, which has the possibility to degrade fuel compression efficiency. This paper shows how the fuel compression and temperature at the maximum compression time are affected by changing the initial opening angle and position of the cone by the use of two and three dimensional fluid code.
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