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Measurement and analysis of neutron and gamma-ray emission rates, other fusion products, and power in electrochemical cells having Pd cathodes
Results of experiments intended to reproduce cold fusion phenomena originally reported by Fleischmann, Pons, and Hawkins are presented. These experiments were performed on a pair of matchedExpand
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Spectrometry of charged particles from inertial-confinement-fusion plasmas
High-resolution spectrometry of charged particles from inertial-confinement-fusion (ICF) experiments has become an important method of studying plasma conditions in laser-compressed capsules. InExpand
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Measuring E and B fields in laser-produced plasmas with monoenergetic proton radiography.
Electromagnetic (E/B) fields generated by the interaction with plasmas of long-pulse, low-intensity laser beams relevant to inertial confinement fusion have been measured for the first time usingExpand
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Fusion yield enhancement in magnetized laser-driven implosions.
Enhancement of the ion temperature and fusion yield has been observed in magnetized laser-driven inertial confinement fusion implosions on the OMEGA Laser Facility. A spherical CH target with a 10Expand
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Laser-driven magnetic-flux compression in high-energy-density plasmas.
The demonstration of magnetic field compression to many tens of megagauss in cylindrical implosions of inertial confinement fusion targets is reported for the first time. The OMEGA laser [T. R.Expand
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High-density carbon ablator experiments on the National Ignition Facilitya)
High Density Carbon (HDC) is a leading candidate as an ablator material for Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF) capsules in x-ray (indirect) drive implosions. HDC has a higher density (3.5 g/cc) thanExpand
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Source characterization and modeling development for monoenergetic-proton radiography experiments on OMEGA.
A monoenergetic proton source has been characterized and a modeling tool developed for proton radiography experiments at the OMEGA [T. R. Boehly et al., Opt. Comm. 133, 495 (1997)] laser facility.Expand
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Inertial confinement fusion implosions with imposed magnetic field compression using the OMEGA Laser
Experiments applying laser-driven magnetic-flux compression to inertial confinement fusion (ICF) targets to enhance the implosion performance are described. Spherical plastic (CH) targets filled withExpand
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Using secondary-proton spectra to study the compression and symmetry of deuterium-filled capsules at OMEGA
With new measurement techniques, high-resolution spectrometry of secondary fusion protons has been used to study compression and symmetry of imploded D2-filled capsules in direct-driveExpand
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Slowing of Magnetic Reconnection Concurrent with Weakening Plasma Inflows and Increasing Collisionality in Strongly Driven Laser-Plasma Experiments.
An evolution of magnetic reconnection behavior, from fast jets to the slowing of reconnection and the establishment of a stable current sheet, has been observed in strongly driven, β≲20Expand
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