High Energy Density Laboratory Astrophysics 2008 by Tomasz PlewaHigh Energy Density Laboratory Astrophysics 2008 by Tomasz Plewa

High Energy Density Laboratory Astrophysics 2008

EditorTomasz Plewa

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The HEDLA-08 conference was a continuation of a series of biennial conferences first held in Pleasanton, California, in 1996, and focused on progress made during recent years in designing, conducting, and analyzing the results of laboratory experiments, theoretical work, and computer simulations relevant to high-energy density (HED) astrophysics. The astrophysics aspects of HED experiments are extremely diverse and include jets, the mechanism of their generation and interaction with the ambient medium; stellar evolution with a focus on turbulence, hydrodynamic instabilities, and mixing of nuclear species; radiative supersonic flows associated with stellar explosions and jets; radiative processes in plasma; equation of state and material properties; and last but not least magnetized and relativistic plasmas. This volume contains a small but representative subset of 35 peer-reviewed papers presented at the HEDLA-08 meeting.
Title:High Energy Density Laboratory Astrophysics 2008Format:PaperbackPublished:October 19, 2014Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9400789963

ISBN - 13:9789400789968

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Introduction to High Energy Density Laboratory Astrophysics 2008.- Launching mechanisms of astrophysical jets.- Supersonic plasma jet interaction with gases and plasmas.- Formation of episodic magnetically driven radiatively cooled plasma jets in the laboratory.- Experimental results to study astrophysical plasma jets using Intense Lasers.- A jet production experiment using the high-repetition rate Astra laser.- Colliding plasma experiments to study astrophysical-jet relevant physics.- Spiral mode of standing accretion shock instability in core-collapse supernovae.- Image processing of radiographs in 3D Rayleigh-Taylor decelerating interface experiments.- Modeling of multi-interface, diverging, hydrodynamic experiments for the National Ignition Facility.- Shock waves in the large-scale structure of the Universe.- Analytical structure of steady radiative shocks in magnetic cataclysmic variables.- Classification of and recent research involving radiative shocks.- Simulations of the supersonic radiative jet propagation in plasmas.- Theoretical and numerical studies of the Vishniac instability in supernova remnants.- Design of jet-driven, radiative-blast-wave experiments for 10 kJ class lasers.- Laboratory experiments to study supersonic astrophysical flows interacting with clumpy environments.- Scaling laws for radiating fluids: the pillar of laboratory astrophysics.- Opacity effects on the polarization of line emissions in astrophysical plasmas.- Modelling, design and diagnostics for a photoionised plasma experiment.- To see the inside of a planet in a drop of deuterium.- Comparison of Jupiter interior models derived from first-principles simulations.- The role of high-pressure experiments on determining super-Earth properties.- Using the Rayleigh-Taylor instability for in situ measurements of thermal conductivity of warm dense matter.- Radiation of electrons in Weibel-generated fields: a general case.- Laser-plasma simulations of artificial magnetosphere formed by giant coronal mass ejections.- Collisionless interaction of an energetic laser produced plasma with a large magnetoplasma.- Propagation of relativistic electrons in low density foam targets.- High energy density physics generated by intense heavy ion beams.- High Energy Density physics and Laboratory Planetary Science using intense heavy ion beams at FAIR facility at Darmstadt: the HEDgeHOB collaboration.- Magnetically accelerated foils for shock wave experiments.- Penetration of plasma across a magnetic field.- Kelvin-Helmholtz instabilities actuated by an external magnetic field.- Generation of shear flow in conical wire arrays with a center wire.- Investigation of flute instability in application to laboratory astrophysics and Z-pinch experiments.