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Title: US Heavy Ion Beam Research for High Energy Density Physics Applications and Fusion

Abstract

Key scientific results from recent experiments, modeling tools, and heavy ion accelerator research are summarized that explore ways to investigate the properties of high energy density matter in heavy-ion-driven targets, in particular, strongly-coupled plasmas at 0.01 to 0.1 times solid density for studies of warm dense matter, which is a frontier area in high energy density physics. Pursuit of these near-term objectives has resulted in many innovations that will ultimately benefit heavy ion inertial fusion energy. These include: neutralized ion beam compression and focusing, which hold the promise of greatly improving the stage between the accelerator and the target chamber in a fusion power plant; and the Pulse Line Ion Accelerator (PLIA), which may lead to compact, low-cost modular linac drivers.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), Princeton, NJ
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC); US - Atomic Energy Commission
OSTI Identifier:
878296
Report Number(s):
PPPL-4100
TRN: US0602305
DOE Contract Number:  
DE-AC02-76CH03073
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; 70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; ACCELERATORS; COMPRESSION; ENERGY DENSITY; FOCUSING; HEAVY ION ACCELERATORS; HEAVY IONS; ION BEAMS; LINEAR ACCELERATORS; PHYSICS; POWER PLANTS; SIMULATION; TARGET CHAMBERS; TARGETS; THERMONUCLEAR REACTORS; Beams, Heavy Ion; Inertial Confinement Fusion

Citation Formats

Davidson, R C, Logan, B G, Barnard, J J, Bieniosek, F M, Briggs, R J, and et al. US Heavy Ion Beam Research for High Energy Density Physics Applications and Fusion. United States: N. p., 2005. Web. doi:10.2172/878296.
Davidson, R C, Logan, B G, Barnard, J J, Bieniosek, F M, Briggs, R J, & et al. US Heavy Ion Beam Research for High Energy Density Physics Applications and Fusion. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/878296
Davidson, R C, Logan, B G, Barnard, J J, Bieniosek, F M, Briggs, R J, and et al. Mon . "US Heavy Ion Beam Research for High Energy Density Physics Applications and Fusion". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/878296. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/878296.
@article{osti_878296,
title = {US Heavy Ion Beam Research for High Energy Density Physics Applications and Fusion},
author = {Davidson, R C and Logan, B G and Barnard, J J and Bieniosek, F M and Briggs, R J and et al.},
abstractNote = {Key scientific results from recent experiments, modeling tools, and heavy ion accelerator research are summarized that explore ways to investigate the properties of high energy density matter in heavy-ion-driven targets, in particular, strongly-coupled plasmas at 0.01 to 0.1 times solid density for studies of warm dense matter, which is a frontier area in high energy density physics. Pursuit of these near-term objectives has resulted in many innovations that will ultimately benefit heavy ion inertial fusion energy. These include: neutralized ion beam compression and focusing, which hold the promise of greatly improving the stage between the accelerator and the target chamber in a fusion power plant; and the Pulse Line Ion Accelerator (PLIA), which may lead to compact, low-cost modular linac drivers.},
doi = {10.2172/878296},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/878296}, journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2005},
month = {9}
}