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The Influence Of Self-generated Magnetic Fields On Electric Conduction In Inertially Confined Plasma

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/HT000561

Volume

27

Pages

9

Published

2000

Size

203 kb

Author(s)

S. Garcia, F. Fuentes and C. Paz

Abstract

The influence of self-generated magnetic fields on electric conduction in inertially confined plasma S. Garcia, F. Fuentes and C. Paz Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Thermal Motors and Machines and Fluids. E. T.S.1.1., University of Vigo, Spain Abstract The energy deposited by the laser pulse on the critical surface of the plasma is transmitted by thermal conduction through the supercritical layer of the corona, producing ablation of the pellet's surface. This energy is preferentially transferred to the electrons, which through collisions, transmit it to other electrons. It has been experimentally observed, and scientifically demonstrated that there are magnetic fields generated spontaneously by the implosion of pellets in plasmas produced by inertial confmement.This work attempts to study the reduction in the electronic conduction coefficients demonstrated experimentally in cases when the plasma is diamagnetic or not and the conclusions will be used for the design and stability

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