EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 59, 2013IFSA 2011 – Seventh International Conference on Inertial Fusion Sciences and Applications
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||PHYSICS OF INERTIAL FUSION – II. Conventional Target Physics (Direct and Indirect)|
|Published online||15 November 2013|
Hohlraum designs for high velocity implosions on NIF
1 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, USA
2 Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, USA
3 Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, USA
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Published online: 15 November 2013
In this paper, we compare experimental shock and capsule trajectories to design calculations using the radiation-hydrodynamics code hydra. The measured trajectories from surrogate ignition targets are consistent with reducing the x-ray flux on the capsule by about 85%. A new method of extracting the radiation temperature from x-ray data shows that about half of the apparent 15% flux deficit in the data with respect to the simulations can be explained by hydra overestimating the x-ray flux on the capsule.
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