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Study on two-dimensional transfer of radiative heating wave

  • KE LAN (a1), TINGGUI FENG (a1), DONGXIAN LAI (a1), YAN XU (a1) and XUJUN MENG (a1)...


A two-dimensional (2D) multigroup radiation transfer hydrodynamics code LARED-R-1 is used to simulate a supersonic wave experiment performed earlier by the Livermore group. The main result is that, contrary to the conclusion of Back et al. (2000a), the average-atom opacity model is sufficient to explain the obtained experimental results, provided that an adequate description of the radiation transport was used. The simulation results from LARED-R-1 show the spectrum of radiation in foam with radius and length of several optical depths is not in Planckian distribution and the angular intensity distribution is anisotropic.


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Address correspondence and reprint requests to: Ke Lan, Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics, P.O. Box 8009-12, Beijing 100088, China. E-mail:


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