Structural properties of hydrogen isotopes in solid phase in the context of inertial confinement fusion
1 Nuclear Fusion Institute. ETSII. Polytechnic University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
2 University of Burgos, I + D + I Building, Plz. Misael Bañuelos s/n. 09001 Burgos, Spain
Published online: 15 November 2013
Quality of Deuterium-Tritium capsules is a critical aspect in Inertial Confinement Fusion. In this work, we present a Quantum Molecular Dynamics methodology able to model hydrogen isotopes and their structural molecular organisation at extreme pressures and cryogenic temperatures (< 15 K). Our study sets up the basis for a future analysis on the mechanical and structural properties of DT-ice in inertial confinement fusion (ICF) target manufacturing conditions.
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