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Extension of a reduced entropic model of electron transport to magnetized nonlocal regimes of high-energy-density plasmas

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  20 June 2016

D. Del Sorbo*
Université de Bordeaux-CNRS-CEA, Centre Lasers Intenses et Applications, UMR 5107, F-33405 Talence, France
J.-L. Feugeas
Université de Bordeaux-CNRS-CEA, Centre Lasers Intenses et Applications, UMR 5107, F-33405 Talence, France
Ph. Nicolaï
Université de Bordeaux-CNRS-CEA, Centre Lasers Intenses et Applications, UMR 5107, F-33405 Talence, France
M. Olazabal-Loumé
CEA/CESTA, F-33114 Le Barp, France
B. Dubroca
Université de Bordeaux-CNRS-CEA, Centre Lasers Intenses et Applications, UMR 5107, F-33405 Talence, France
V. Tikhonchuk
Université de Bordeaux-CNRS-CEA, Centre Lasers Intenses et Applications, UMR 5107, F-33405 Talence, France
Address correspondence and reprint requests to: D. Del Sorbo, Université de Bordeaux-CNRS-CEA, Centre Lasers Intenses et Applications, UMR 5107, F-33405 Talence, France. E-mail:


Laser-produced high-energy-density plasmas may contain strong magnetic fields that affect the energy transport, which can be nonlocal. Models which describe the magnetized nonlocal transport are formally complicated and based on many approximations. This paper presents a more straightforward approach to the description of the electron transport in this regime, based on the extension of a reduced entropic model. The calculated magnetized heat fluxes are compared with the known asymptotic limits and applied for studying of a magnetized nonlocal plasma thermalization.

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