Pulsed Power

Publications

*only first authors listed

2016

Author Title Journal Volume
Alexander, CS Experimental characterization and constitutive modeling of the mechanical behavior of molybdenum under electromagnetically applied compression-shear ramp loading Journal of Applied Physics 11
Ao, T Demonstration of space-resolved x-ray thompson scattering capability for warm dense matter experiments on the Z accelerator High Energy Density Physics 5
Awe, TJ Experimental demonstration of the stabilizing effect of dielectric coatings on magnetically accelerated imploding metallic liners Physical Review Letters 116
Bellum, J Low group delay dispersion optical coating for broad bandwidth high reflection at 45 degress incidence, P polarization of femtosecond pulses with 900 nm center wavelength Coatings 6
Cochrane, KR Magnetically launched flyer plate technique for probing electrical conductivity of compressed copper Journal of Applied Physics 119
et al., Davis J-P Dynamic compression of copper to over 450 GPa: A high-pressure standard Physical Review B 93
et al., Desjarlais, MP Ab initio calculation of thermodynamic potentials and entropies for superionic water Physical Review E E93
et al., Falcon, RE Variability in hot carbon-dominated atmosphere (hot DQ) white dwarfs: rapid rotation? The Astrophysical Journal 817
Geissel, M Nonlinear laser-plasma interaction in magnetized liner inertial fusion SPIE 973100
Hahn, KD Fusion-neutron measurements for magnetized liner inertial fusion experiments on the Z accelerator Journal of Physics 717

et al., Laity, G

Photoionization capable extreme and vacuum ultraviolet emission in developing low temperature plasmas in air Plasma Sources Science Technology 25
Lemke, RW Probing off-Hugoniot state in Ta, Cu, and AI to 1000 GPa compression with magnetically driven liner implosions Journal of Applied Physics 119
McBride, RD Exploring magnetized liner inertial fusion with a semi-analytic model Physics of Plasmas 23
McPherson, LA High energy X-ray pinhole imagining at the Z facility Review of Scientific Instruments 87
Nagayama, T Calibrated simulations of Z opacity experiments that reproduce the experimentally measured plasma conditions Physical Review E 93
Nagayama, T Model uncertainties of local-thermodynamic-equilibrium K-shell spectroscopy High Energy Density Physics
et al., Reisman, DB Optimization of current waveform tailoring for magnetically driven isentropic compression experiments Review of Scientific Instruments 87
et al., Shulenburger, L Benchmarking the pseudopotential and fixed-node approximations in diffusion Monte Carlo calculations of molecules and solids Physical Review B 93
Sinars, DB The role of magnetized liner inertial fusion as a pathway to fusion energy Journal of Fusion Energy 35
Slutz, SA Scaling magnetized liner inertial fusion on Z and future pulsed-power accelerators Physics of Plasmas 23

2015

Author Title Journal Volume
Apruzese, JP Radiation Transport in Z-Pinches IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science 93
Awe, TJ Experimental Studies of Instability Development in Magnetically Driven Systems NNSA Stockpile Stewardship Quarterly 5
Bailey, JE A higher-than-predicted measurement of iron opacity at solar interior temperatures Nature International Weekly Journal of Science 517
Bennett, N The impact of plasma dynamics on the self-magnetic-pinch diode impedance Physics of Plasmas 22
et al., Kimmel, M An overview of the Ultrafast X-ray Imager (UXI) program at Sandia Labs SPIE 95910P
Gomez, MR Demonstration of thermonuclear conditions in magnetized liner inertial fusion experiments Physics of Plasmas 22
Hansen, SB Diagnosing magnetized liner inertial fusion experiments on Z Physics of Plasmas 22
Harding, EC Analysis and implementation of a space resolving spherical crystal spectrometer for x-ray Thomson scattering experiments Review of Scientific Instruments 86
Jennings, CA Computational modeling of Krypton gas puffs with tailored mass density profiles on Z Physics of Plasmas 22
Jones, B The effect of gradients at stagnation on K-shell x-ray line emission in high-current Ar gas-puff implosions Physics of Plasmas 22
Knapp, PF Effects of magnetization on fusion product trapping and secondary neutron spectra Physics of Plasma 22
Knudson, MD Adiabatic release measurements in aluminum between 400 and 1200 GPa Physical Review B 91
Knudson, MD Direct observation of an abrupt insulator-to-metal transition in dense liquid hydrogen Science 348
McBride, RD A semi-analytic model of magnetized liner inertial fusion Physics of Plasmas
Reisman, D Pulsed power accelerator for material physics experiments Physical Review Special Topics - Accelerators and Beams 18
Schollmeier, M Laser-to-hot-electron conversion limitations in relaivistic laser matter interactions due to multi-picosecond dynamics Physics of Plasmas 22
Schollmeier, M Performance of bent-crystal x-ray microscopes for high energy density physics research Applied Optics 54
et al., Shulenburger, L X-ray Thompson Scattering in warm dense matter with the Chihara Decomposition Physical Review Letters 116
Thornhill, JW 2-D RMHD modeling assessment of current flow, plasma conditions, and Doppler effects in recent Z Argon experiments IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science
VanDevender, JP New self-magnetically insulated connection of multilevel accelerators to a common load Physical Review Special Topics - Accelerators and Beams
VanDevender, JP Requirements for self-magnetically insulated transmission lines Physical Review Special Topics - Accelerators and Beams 18
Webb, TJ Evaluation of a gamma camera system for the RITS-6 accelerator using the self-magnetic pinch diode Radiation Detectors: Systems and Applications 16

2014

Author Title Journal Volume
Ampleford, DJ Opacity and gradients in aluminum wire array z-pinch implosions on the Z pulsed power facility Physics of Plasmas 21
Ao, T Relative x-ray collection efficiency, spatial resolution, and spectral resolution of spherically-bent quartz, mica, germanium, and pyrolytic graphite crystals Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer 144
Awe, TJ Modified helix-like instability structure on imploding z-pinch liners that are pre-imposed with a uniform axial magnetic field Physics of Plasmas 21
Bellum, J Reactive, ion-assisted deposition of e-beam evaporated Ti for high refractive index TiO2 layers and laser damage resistant, broad bandwidth, high reflection coatings Applied Optics 53
Davis, JP Analysis of shockless dynamic compression data on solids to multi-megabar pressures: Application to tantalum Journal of Applied Physics 116
Dolan, DH Note: Heated flyer-plate impact system Review of Scientific Instruments 85
Falcon, RE Which hydrogen balmer lines are most reliable for determining white dwarf atmospheric parameters? Astro Physics 1410
Field, E Impact of different cleaning processes on the laser damage threshold of antireflection coatings for Z-Backlighter optics at Sandia National Laboratories Optical Engineering 53
French, M Thermoelectric transport properties of molybdenum from ab initio equations of state Physical Review B 90
French, M Thermodynamically constrained correction to ab initio equations of state Journal of Applied Physics 116
Furnish, MD 2169 Steel waveform measurements for equation of state and strength determination - supplemental material Journal of Applied Physics 116
Gomez, MR Experimental demonstration of fusion-relevant conditions in magnetized liner inertial fusion Physical Review Letters 113
Gomez, MR Magnetic field measurements via visible spectroscopy on the Z machine Review of Scientific Instruments 85
Hahn, KD Fusion-neutron-yield activation measurements at the Z accelerator: Design analysis Review of Scientific Instruments 85
Hansen, SB Detailed analysis of hollow ions spectra from dense matter pumped by x-ray emission of relativistic laser plasma Physics of Plasmas 21
Hansen, SB Signatures of hot electrons and fluorescence in Mo K emission on Z Physics of Plasmas 21
Herrmann, M Plasma physics - A promising advance in nuclear fusion Nature International Weekly Journal of Science 506
Jones, MC X-ray power and yield measurements at the refurbished Z accelerator Review of Scientific Instruments 85
Mattsson, T Validating density-functional theory simulations at high energy density conditions with liquid krypton shock experiments to 850 GPa on Sandia's Z machine Physical Review B 90
Nagayama, T Control and diagnosis of temperature, density, and uniformity in x-ray heated iron/magnesium samples for opacity measurements Physics of Plasmas 21
Nagayama, T Parallax diagnostics of radiation source geometric dilution for iron opacity experiments Review of Scientific Instruments 85
Peterson, KJ Electrothermal instability mitigation by using thick dielectric coatings on magnetically imploded conductors Physical Review Letters 112
Rochau, GA ZAPP: The Z astrophysical plasma properties collaboration European Physical Society Conference on Plasma Physics 21
Rovang, DC Pulsed-coil magnet systems for applying uniform 10-30 T fields to centimeter-scale targets on Sandia's Z facility Review of Scientific Instruments 85
Schmit, PF Understanding fuel magnetization and mix using secondary nuclear reactions in magneto-inertial fusion Physical Review Letters 113
Schollmeier, M Improved spectral data unfolding for radiochromic film imaging spectroscopy of laser-accelerated proton beams Review of Scientific Instruments 85
Sefkow, AB Design of magnetized liner inertial fusion experiments using the Z facility Physics of Plasmas 21
Shulenburger, L Theory of melting at high pressures: Amending density functional theory with quantum Monte Carlo Physical Review B 90
Waisman, EM Voltage measurements at the vacuum post-hole convolute of the Z pulsed-power accelerator Physical Review - Special Topics - Accelerators and Beams 17
Yu, EP Application of one-dimensional stagnation solutions to three-dimensional simulation of compact wire array in absence of radiation Review of Scientific Instruments