Computational Module for Charge Exchange and Ion Stripping in HIB Transport

Award Information
Agency: Department of Energy
Branch: N/A
Contract: DE-FG02-04ER86221
Agency Tracking Number: 75355B04-I
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: STTR
Awards Year: 2004
Solicitation Year: 2004
Solicitation Topic Code: 3
Solicitation Number: DOE/SC-0075
Small Business Information
912 West Armory Avenue, Champaign, IL, 61821
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Hiromu Momota
 Dr.
 (217) 244-4947
 momota@uiuc.edu
Business Contact
 George Miley
Title: Dr.
Phone: (217) 333-3772
Email: georgehm@aol.com
Research Institution
 Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
 Charles F Zukoski
 109 Coble Hall
801 South Wright Street
Urbana, IL, 61820
 (217) 333-2187
 Nonprofit college or university
Abstract
75355-Near term Heavy Ion Fusion (HIF) experiments require the development of a set of subroutines that are suitable for the straightforward insertion into existing simulation codes. This project will develop a subroutine for one such code, LSP, which will provide lookup of charge exchange and ion stripping, especially multi-electron stripping transport. In Phase I, data will be mined from experiments, handbooks, and calculation results to build a database. Further numerical calculations will be performed to fill in gaps. Representative stripping and recombination reactions will be implemented in a prototype code. The performance of the prototype code will be evaluated and recommendations for a reaction matrix, to be included in the expanded Phase II code, will be developed. Commercial Applications and Other Benefits as described by the awardee: The research should enhance the capabilities of the LSP code for HIF projects and support the building of a demonstration reactor for Inertial Fusion Energy in the future.

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