Preface to Special Topic: High Energy Density Laboratory Astrophysics: Summaries of Papers Given During a Special Session at the American Physical Society 2008 April Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri

Remington, Bruce A.
April 2009
Physics of Plasmas;Apr2009, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p040901
Academic Journal
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses several articles which includes "Accretion disk dynamics, photoionized plasmas, and stellar opacities," "Stellar explosions, instabilities, and turbulence," and "The National Ignition Facility: Ushering in a new age for high energy density science."


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