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JETP Letters

, Volume 110, Issue 6, pp 405–410 | Cite as

Estimates of the Dependence of the Fusion Neutron Yield on the Initial Plasma Density and Temperature in Fast Pinches

  • A. N. Starostin
  • A. M. Zhitlukhin
  • Yu. V. Petrushevich
  • M. D. Taran
  • A. V. FilippovEmail author
  • V. E. Fortov
  • V. E. Cherkovets
Plasma, Hydro- and Gas Dynamics
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Abstract

The neutron generation by hot, dense, and fast Z- and Θ-pinch plasma with the parameters achievable at the present development stage of high-power pulsed technology has been calculated. It has been proposed to use a hot plasma with a high density of 1017 cm−3 as an initial state for subsequent compression by Z- and Θ-pinches to achieve the conditions necessary for fusion reactions. Such plasma can be obtained using high-power pulsed plasma accelerators.

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Funding

A.N. Starostin and A.V. Filippov acknowledge the support of the Russian Science Foundation (project no. 16-12-10424-P).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. N. Starostin
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. M. Zhitlukhin
    • 1
  • Yu. V. Petrushevich
    • 1
  • M. D. Taran
    • 1
  • A. V. Filippov
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • V. E. Fortov
    • 2
  • V. E. Cherkovets
    • 1
  1. 1.State Research Center of the Russian Federation Troitsk Institute for Innovation and Fusion ResearchTroitsk, MoscowRussia
  2. 2.Joint Institute for High TemperaturesRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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