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Title: Characterization of a hybrid target multi-keV x-ray source by a multi-parameter statistical analysis of titanium K-shell emission

We studied the titanium K-shell emission spectra from multi-keV x-ray source experiments with hybrid targets on the OMEGA laser facility. Using the collisional-radiative TRANSPEC code, dedicated to K-shell spectroscopy, we reproduced the main features of the detailed spectra measured with the time-resolved MSPEC spectrometer. We developed a general method to infer the Ne, Te and Ti characteristics of the target plasma from the spectral analysis (ratio of integrated Lyman-α to Helium-α in-band emission and the peak amplitude of individual line ratios) of the multi-keV x-ray emission. Finally, these thermodynamic conditions are compared to those calculated independently by the radiation-hydrodynamics transport code FCI2.
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  1. Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA, DAM), Arpajon (France)
  2. Univ. of Bordeaux, Talance (France)
  3. Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
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Report Number(s):
Journal ID: ISSN 1574-1818; TRN: US1600669
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Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
High Energy Density Physics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 18; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 1574-1818
Research Org:
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Livermore, CA
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Country of Publication:
United States
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION; 42 ENGINEERING Hybrid target; Spectroscopy; NLTE; K-shell; Titanium; X-ray sources