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Transport For Inertial Confinement Fusion

Molecular transport is a necessary feature of plasma simulation codes. We develop a transport package that has the capability to model the wide range of regimes that occurs in the ICF implosion. The package is written in Python and is easily portable to codes written in other languages. The package consists of thermal, mass and viscous transport models. To characterize the ICF flow regime we use related dimensionless Schmidt and Prandtl numbers. We have computed the Prandtl and the Schmidt numbers using our TICF package for the ICF regime.
 
IACS RESEARCHERS
PI James Glimm
Major Contributor, Verinder Rana
 
FUNDING
Los Alamos National Laboratory, under Contract No. JL3K00 NYSB0000,
Inertial Confinement Fusion Campaign
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