Johnson, W. L. and Lee, Mark C. (1983) The use of metallic glasses in fabrication of ICF targets. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A, 1 (3). pp. 1568-1570. ISSN 0734-2101. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:JOHjvsta83
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The fabrication of Au-base metallic glass spheres and microballoons used for ICF targets is described. Alloys of composition Au55Pb22.5Sb22.5 were used because of its low melting point and high Z number. Metallic glass microspheres have a high degree of sphericity and surface smoothness and deform homogeneously and isotropically under the high strain rates involved in an ICF implosion.
|Additional Information:||© 1983 American Vacuum Society. (Received 17 November 1982; accepted 30 March 1983) This paper was presented at the 29th AVS National Symposium, and was partially supported by NASA.|
|Subject Keywords:||laser targets; metallic glasses; fabrication; inertial confinement; microspheres; gold base alloys; lead alloys; antimony alloys; uses; x–ray diffraction; scanning electron microscopy; thickness; walls|
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