We can model the interactions of the laser beams with the hohlraum interior in order to determine the heating at any point in the interior of the hohlraum as a function of time. In this way we can optimize the placement of the laser beams in order to ach
This calculation was carried out using symrad, a viewfactor code written by Joe MacFarlane. It calculates the radiation temperature at any point within a given three-dimensional space, taking account of realistic temperature-dependent material albedos.
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