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Oct 13 – 18, 2014
Hotel Park Inn Pribaltiyskaya
Europe/Moscow timezone

Computational Study of Magnetic Field Compression by Laser Driven Implosion

Oct 16, 2014, 2:00 PM
4h 45m
Green 8-9 (Hotel Park Inn Pribaltiyskaya)

Green 8-9

Hotel Park Inn Pribaltiyskaya

Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation
Poster Poster 6


Mr Hideo Nagatomo (Osaka University)


A compression of external magnetic field by a laser driven implosion is studied using two dimensional radiation hydrodynamic simulation. The simulation results show that (i) it is possible to compress the magnetic field to be 10kT (108 Gauss), and (ii) the strong magnetic field should affect the implosion dynamics because of the suppression of the electron heat flux which across strong magnetic field lines. This result suggest that a target and initial conditions for fast ignition with external magnetic field must be designed carefully not only for the control of the hot electron transport but also for the formation of high dense plasma.
Paper Number IFE/P6-6
Country or International Organisation Japan

Primary author

Mr Hideo Nagatomo (Osaka University)


Prof. Akio NISHIGUCHI (Osaka Institute of Technology) Dr Atsushi SUNAHARA (Institute for Laser Technology) Prof. Hiroshi AZECHI (Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University) Prof. Hiroyuki Shiraga (Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University) Prof. Hitoshi SAKAGAMI (National Institute for Fusion Science) Prof. Kunioki MIMA (Graduate School for the Creation of New Photonics Industries) Dr Shinsuke Fujioka (Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University) Dr TOMOYUKI JOHZAKI (Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University) Dr Takayoshi SANO (Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University)

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