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Abstract

A 3-dimensional computer code is described, which computes neutron spectra due to beam heating of fusion plasmas. Three types of interactions are considered; thermonuclear or plasma - plasma, beam - plasma and beam - beam interactions. Beam deposition is modelled by the NFREYA code. The applied steady state beam distribution as a function of pitch angle and velocity contains the effects of energy diffusion, friction, angular scattering, charge exchange, electric field and source pitch angle distribution. The neutron spectra, generated by Monte-Carlo methods, are computed with respect to given lines of sight. This enables the code to be used for neutron diagnostics.

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Authors: SCHEFFEL J ROYAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, STOCKHOLM (SWEDEN), ROYAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, STOCKHOLM (SWEDEN)
Bibliographic Reference: WRITE TO DEPARTMENT OF PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION RESEARCH, ROYAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, S-100 44 STOCKHOLM 70 (SWEDEN), MENTIONING REPORT TRITA-PFU-83-05, 1983
Record Number: 1989122046000 / Last updated on: 1987-01-01
Category: PUBLICATION
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