(IF/P-09) X-ray and Fusion Yields at the Impact of Atomic Clusters on Targets

**Abstract.** We have studied the center-of-mass collisions of two equimolar
deuterium-tritium clusters of radius r, concentration n, and incident
velocity v, and have assumed that as a result of the impact of the two
clusters a region of hot plasma is created, of temperature T. Theoretical
curves are given for the power and spectral intensity of the bremsstrahlung
radiation generated at the impact of the deuterium-tritium clusters, as a
function of their radius, mean energy per particle and concentration of
particles in the cluster, for different values of the gain parameter G and
of the compression parameter F. In order to estimate the importance of the
radiative processes, we have compared the energy radiated during the time of
inertial confinement with the initial energy of the region of impact. We
have also investigated the problem of the spectral distribution of the
radiation emitted in the region of impact. The radius of the incident
clusters and the required initial energy have been represented as functions
of the temperature T for different values of the parameters F, G.

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*IAEA 2003*