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Title: Electrical Conductivity Calculations from the Purgatorio Code

Abstract

The Purgatorio code [Wilson et al., JQSRT 99, 658-679 (2006)] is a new implementation of the Inferno model describing a spherically symmetric average atom embedded in a uniform plasma. Bound and continuum electrons are treated using a fully relativistic quantum mechanical description, giving the electron-thermal contribution to the equation of state (EOS). The free-electron density of states can also be used to calculate scattering cross sections for electron transport. Using the extended Ziman formulation, electrical conductivities are then obtained by convolving these transport cross sections with externally-imposed ion-ion structure factors.

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Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
889981
Report Number(s):
UCRL-PROC-218150
TRN: US200620%%184
DOE Contract Number:
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Presented at: NEDPC-2005, livermore, CA, United States, Oct 17 - Oct 21, 2005
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; ATOMS; CROSS SECTIONS; ELECTRIC CONDUCTIVITY; ELECTRONS; IMPLEMENTATION; PLASMA; SCATTERING; STRUCTURE FACTORS; TRANSPORT

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Hansen, S B, Isaacs, W A, Sterne, P A, Wilson, B G, Sonnad, V, and Young, D A. Electrical Conductivity Calculations from the Purgatorio Code. United States: N. p., 2006. Web.
Hansen, S B, Isaacs, W A, Sterne, P A, Wilson, B G, Sonnad, V, & Young, D A. Electrical Conductivity Calculations from the Purgatorio Code. United States.
Hansen, S B, Isaacs, W A, Sterne, P A, Wilson, B G, Sonnad, V, and Young, D A. Mon . "Electrical Conductivity Calculations from the Purgatorio Code". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/889981.
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