J. Phys. IV France
Volume 133, June 2006
Page(s) 159 - 162
Publié en ligne 16 juin 2006
Inertial Fusion Sciences and Applications 2005
J.-C. Gauthier, et al.
J. Phys. IV France 133 (2006) 159-162

DOI: 10.1051/jp4:2006133030

A model for the nonlocal transport and the associated distribution function deformation in magnetized laser-plasmas

Ph. Nicolaï, J.-L. Feugeas and G. Schurtz

Centre Lasers Intenses et Applications (UMR 5107) CEA-CNRS, Université Bordeaux 1, 33405 Talence Cedex, France

We present a model of nonlocal transport for multidimensional radiation magneto hydrodynamic codes. In laser produced plasmas, it is now believed that the heat transfert can be strongly modified by the nonlocal nature of the electron conduction. Nevertheless other mechanisms as self generated magnetic fields may affect heat transport too. The model described in this work aims at extending the formula of G. Schurtz, Ph. Nicolaï and M. Busquet [1] to magnetized plasmas. A system of nonlocal equations is derived from kinetic equations with self-consistent electric and magnetic fields. These equations are analyzed and applied to a physical problem in order to demonstrate the main features of the model.

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