Fusion reactions initiated by laser-accelerated particle beams in a laser-produced plasma.

@article{Labaune2013FusionRI,
  title={Fusion reactions initiated by laser-accelerated particle beams in a laser-produced plasma.},
  author={C. Labaune and C. Baccou and S. Depierreux and C. Goyon and G. Loisel and V. Yahia and J. Rafelski},
  journal={Nature communications},
  year={2013},
  volume={4},
  pages={
          2506
        }
}
  • C. Labaune, C. Baccou, +4 authors J. Rafelski
  • Published 2013
  • Biology, Medicine, Physics
  • Nature communications
  • The advent of high-intensity-pulsed laser technology enables the generation of extreme states of matter under conditions that are far from thermal equilibrium. This in turn could enable different approaches to generating energy from nuclear fusion. Relaxing the equilibrium requirement could widen the range of isotopes used in fusion fuels permitting cleaner and less hazardous reactions that do not produce high-energy neutrons. Here we propose and implement a means to drive fusion reactions… CONTINUE READING

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