Oscillating liquid flow ICF Reactor

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Oscillating liquid flow in a falling molten salt inertial confinement fusion reactor is predicted to rapidly clear driver beam paths of residual liquid droplets. Oscillating flow will also provide adequate neutron and x-ray protection for the reactor structure with a short (2-m) fall distance permitting an 8 Hz repetition rate. A reactor chamber configuration is presented with specific features to clear the entire heavy-ion beam path of splashed molten salt. The structural components, including the structure between beam ports, are shielded. 3 refs., 12 figs.

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Petzoldt, R.W. December 14, 1990.

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Oscillating liquid flow in a falling molten salt inertial confinement fusion reactor is predicted to rapidly clear driver beam paths of residual liquid droplets. Oscillating flow will also provide adequate neutron and x-ray protection for the reactor structure with a short (2-m) fall distance permitting an 8 Hz repetition rate. A reactor chamber configuration is presented with specific features to clear the entire heavy-ion beam path of splashed molten salt. The structural components, including the structure between beam ports, are shielded. 3 refs., 12 figs.

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Pages: (7 p)

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  • 9. topical meeting on technology of fusion energy, Oak Brook, IL (USA), 7-11 Oct 1990

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  • Other: DE91011205
  • Report No.: UCRL-JC-103818-Rev.1
  • Report No.: CONF-901007--7-Rev.1
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5816513
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1099522

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Petzoldt, R.W. Oscillating liquid flow ICF Reactor, article, December 14, 1990; [Livermore,] California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1099522/: accessed August 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.