PROMPT BETA SPECTROSCOPY AS A DIAGNOSTIC FOR MIX IN IGNITED NIF CAPSULES

@article{Hayes2004PROMPTBS,
  title={PROMPT BETA SPECTROSCOPY AS A DIAGNOSTIC FOR MIX IN IGNITED NIF CAPSULES},
  author={Anna C. Hayes and Gerard Jungman and Johndale C. Solem and Paul Andrew Bradley and Robert S. Rundberg},
  journal={Modern Physics Letters A},
  year={2004},
  volume={21},
  pages={1029-1040}
}
The National Ignition Facility (NIF) technology is designed to drive deuterium–tritium (DT) internal confinement fusion (ICF) targets to ignition using indirect radiation from laser beam energy captured in a hohlraum. Hydrodynamical instabilities at interfaces in the ICF capsule leading to mix between the DT fuel and the ablator shell material are of fundamental physical interest and can affect the performance characteristics of the capsule. Here we describe new radiochemical diagnostics for… 

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