Accession Number:

ADA148904

Title:

Hydrodynamic Response of a Radiating Al Plasma Excited by a Proton Beam.

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1984-12-20

Pagination or Media Count:

55.0

Abstract:

A fully self-consistent one-dimensional ion beam-slab interaction model has been developed which describes the slowing down of the beam, the hydrodynamic response and ionization dynamics of the slab, and detailed radiation emission and transport. An extensive atomic level structure with collisional radiative ionization dynamics is employed in conjunction with a hybrid radiation transport scheme which consists of a multifrequency formalism for continuum transport and a probabilistic treatment for line transport. It is found that beam deposition and slab response depend strongly on radiation transport within the slab. Temperature and density profiles and emission spectra are presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Nuclear Physics and Elementary Particle Physics
  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE