Computational modeling of magentically driven liner-on-plasma fusion experiments

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Magnetized Target Fusion (MTF) is an approach to controlled fusion which potentially avoids the difficulties of the traditional magnetic and inertial confinement approaches. It appears possible to investigate the critical issues for MTF at low cost, relative to traditional fusion programs, utilizing pulsed power drivers much less expensive than ICF drivers, and plasma configurations much less expensive than those needed for full magnetic confinement. Computational and experimental research into MTF is proceeding at Los Alamos, VNIIEF, and other laboratories.

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Sheehey, P.T.; Faehl, R.J.; Kirkpatrick, R.C. & Lindemuth, I.R. December 31, 1996.

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Magnetized Target Fusion (MTF) is an approach to controlled fusion which potentially avoids the difficulties of the traditional magnetic and inertial confinement approaches. It appears possible to investigate the critical issues for MTF at low cost, relative to traditional fusion programs, utilizing pulsed power drivers much less expensive than ICF drivers, and plasma configurations much less expensive than those needed for full magnetic confinement. Computational and experimental research into MTF is proceeding at Los Alamos, VNIIEF, and other laboratories.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97001725

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  • 9. nuclear explosives code developers` conference, San Diego, CA (United States), 22-25 Oct 1996

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  • Other: DE97001725
  • Report No.: LA-UR--96-3681
  • Report No.: CONF-9610209--2
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 454021
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc683464

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Sheehey, P.T.; Faehl, R.J.; Kirkpatrick, R.C. & Lindemuth, I.R. Computational modeling of magentically driven liner-on-plasma fusion experiments, article, December 31, 1996; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc683464/: accessed December 10, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.