TITLE

Significant static pressure increase in a precompression cell target for laser-driven advanced dynamic compression experiments

AUTHOR(S)
Kimura, T.; Ozaki, N.; Okuchi, T.; Terai, T.; Sano, T.; Shimizu, K.; Koenig, M.; Hirose, A.; Kakeshita, T.; Sakawa, Y.; Kodama, R.
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Physics of Plasmas;May2010, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p054502
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Laser shock compression experiments on precompressed samples offer the possibility to explore extreme material states unreachable by static or single-shock compression techniques alone. We have found significant increases in static compression pressure in a wide-opening and thin diamond precompression cell. This suggests that the precompression target is adaptable to advanced coupling techniques with laser-driven dynamic compression methods. The novel coupling techniques proposed give the potential to access outstanding material states required in planetary and condensed-matter physics.
ACCESSION #
51059815

 

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