Evaluation of the neutron and gamma-ray heating in the radiation shielding and magnet coils of the VISTA spacecraft

Sahin S., Sahin H., SÖZEN A.

FUSION TECHNOLOGY, vol.33, no.4, pp.418-434, 1998 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Doi Number: 10.13182/fst98-a41
  • Title of Journal : FUSION TECHNOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.418-434


Basic nuclear data for a design concept with inertial fusion energy propulsion for manned or heavy cargo deep space missions beyond earth orbit have been evaluated Fusion power deposited in the inertial confined fuel pellet debris delivers the rocket propulsion with the help of a magnetic nozzle.