J. Phys. IV France
Volume 133, June 2006
Page(s) 743 - 747
Publié en ligne 16 juin 2006
Inertial Fusion Sciences and Applications 2005
J.-C. Gauthier, et al.
J. Phys. IV France 133 (2006) 743-747

DOI: 10.1051/jp4:2006133149

Heavy ion beam interaction with a direct-driven pellet

T. Someya1, T. Kikuchi1, K. Miyazawa1, S. Kawata1 and A.I. Ogoyski2

1  Department of Energy and Environmental Science, Utsunomiya University, Japan
2  Department of Physics, Technical University of Varna, Bulgaria

In heavy ion beam (HIB) inertial confinement fusion (ICF), key issues include beam illumination non-uniformity. In this study we simulate the HIB interaction with a direct-driven target. The main purposes of this study are to clarify the multi-HIB energy deposition non-uniformity onto a direct-driven target and to calculate the target hydrodynamics in HIF. The calculation results demonstrate that we can realize a rather low non-uniform energy deposition, for example, less than 2.0% even for a 32-HIBs irradiation system.

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