Transmutation of 90Sr by inertial confinement fusion

Hirofumi Takashita, Kenji Konashi

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Abstract

Transmutation of 90Sr by inertial confinement fusion is discussed. A pellet composed of deuterium-tritium fuel surrounded by 90Sr is compressed by a laser or a particle beam. It is shown that a high transmutation rate and a small transmutation energy are obtained because of the highly compressed 90Sr, which has a large probability of a transmutation reaction. The number of cycles, including recovering and refabrication of the target, is also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)269-276
Number of pages8
JournalFusion Technology
Volume24
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1993 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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