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Two-sided conical laser target for a neutron source of a hybrid nuclear-thermonuclear reactor

Quantum Electronics. 2017. Vol. 47. No. 2. P. 106-110.
Лебо И. Г., Isaev E., Lebo A.

Numerical simulations suggest that a source of thermonuclear neutrons with a high pulse repetition rate and the number of neutrons of ~1017 per pulse, which is required for the development of nuclear-thermonuclear reactors, can be realised in the irradiation of a two-sided conical target simultaneously by a long and short laser pulses with energies of ~1 MJ and 50 kJ and durations of 100 – 250 ns and 0.1 – 1 ns. We consider the feasibility of verifying separate propositions of the proposed conception with the use of existing laser facilities.