Commun. Comput. Phys., 2 (2007), pp. 255-270.


The Construction of Simulation Algorithms for Laser Fusion

Wenbing Pei 1*

1 Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics, P. O. Box 8009, Beijing 100088, China.

Received 7 November 2005; Accepted (in revised version) 20 May 2006
Available online 30 September 2006

Abstract

In this work, we will present a system of numerical simulations for inertial confinement fusion, which consists of a series of one-dimensional, two-dimensional and three-dimensional codes. Our efforts have been made to develop 2D and 3D computer simulation codes, forming a 2D simulation capability so with the key physics issues in laser fusion can be separately simulated mainly by a LARED family containing six different 2D (and partially 3D) code series. The models and the characteristics of the main codes will be described, and some simulation results using the LARED family will be presented.


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PACS: 41.75.Jv, 52.38.-r, 02.70.-c
Key words: Laser fusion, numerical simulations, LARED.

*Corresponding author.
Email: pei_wenbing@iapcm.ac.cn (W. Pei)
 

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