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Time evolution of the fuel areal density and electronic temperature provided by secondary nuclear fusion reactions

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Primary and secondary nuclear fusion reaction yields in a spherical and uniform Deuterium-Deuterium fuel plasma have been calculated via Monte-Carlo simulations. An iterative procedure has been used to correlate the fuel areal density and temperature to the yields. It is shown that, once is measured the time-evolution of the reaction yields for an imploding capsule, the method provides the areal density, electronic temperature, density, and radius of the fuel as a function of time.

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Temporal, M., Canaud, B. & Ramis, R. Time evolution of the fuel areal density and electronic temperature provided by secondary nuclear fusion reactions. Eur. Phys. J. D 73, 214 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1140/epjd/e2019-100342-4

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