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Title: Final Scientific Report: DE-SC0002194

Abstract

We provide the final scientific report for DE-SC0002194. During the term of this grant, 28 publications spanning a variety of topics were addressed under the rubric of advanced x-ray methods and their application to extreme conditions of time-resolution or x-ray intensities. Notable accomplishments include a new observation of XANES features associated with f-shell reconfiguration in lanthanides, size-dependent x-ray heating effects under XFEL illumination conditions, theoretical development of improved treatments of inelastic x-ray scattering for 'warm dense matter' conditions, and several new instrument develop efforts for atomic, molecular, and condensed phase studies in the lab and at major facility lightsources.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1350073
Report Number(s):
FINAL-REPORT-UW-SC0002194
DOE Contract Number:
SC0002194
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
74 ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR PHYSICS; 46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Seidler, Gerald. Final Scientific Report: DE-SC0002194. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.2172/1350073.
Seidler, Gerald. Final Scientific Report: DE-SC0002194. United States. doi:10.2172/1350073.
Seidler, Gerald. Fri . "Final Scientific Report: DE-SC0002194". United States. doi:10.2172/1350073. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1350073.
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