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Title: Demonstration of x-ray Thomson scattering using picosecond K-α x-ray sources in the characterization of dense heated matter

Abstract

Here, we present K-α x-ray Thomson scattering from shock compressed matter for use as a diagnostic in determining the temperature, density, and ionization state with picosecond resolution. The development of this source as a diagnostic as well as stringent requirements for successful K-α x-ray Thomson scattering are addressed. Here, the first elastic and inelastic scattering measurements on a medium size laser facility have been observed. We present scattering data from solid density carbon plasmas with >1X 105 photons in the elastic peak that validate the capability of single shot characterization of warm dense matter and the ability to use this scattering source at future free electron lasers and for fusion experiments at the National Ignition Facility (NIF), LLNL.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [2];  [3];  [2];  [3]
  1. Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States); Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States)
  2. Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
  3. Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1334334
Grant/Contract Number:  
FG52-06NA26212
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Review of Scientific Instruments
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 79; Journal Issue: 10; Journal ID: ISSN 0034-6748
Publisher:
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; x-ray scattering; electron scattering; photons; photon scattering; electromagnetic radiation scattering

Citation Formats

Kritcher, A. L., Neumayer, P., Lee, H. J., Dooppner, T., Falcone, R. W., Glenzer, S. H., and Morse, E. C.. Demonstration of x-ray Thomson scattering using picosecond K-α x-ray sources in the characterization of dense heated matter. United States: N. p., 2008. Web. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2965778.
Kritcher, A. L., Neumayer, P., Lee, H. J., Dooppner, T., Falcone, R. W., Glenzer, S. H., & Morse, E. C.. Demonstration of x-ray Thomson scattering using picosecond K-α x-ray sources in the characterization of dense heated matter. United States. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2965778
Kritcher, A. L., Neumayer, P., Lee, H. J., Dooppner, T., Falcone, R. W., Glenzer, S. H., and Morse, E. C.. Fri . "Demonstration of x-ray Thomson scattering using picosecond K-α x-ray sources in the characterization of dense heated matter". United States. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2965778. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1334334.
@article{osti_1334334,
title = {Demonstration of x-ray Thomson scattering using picosecond K-α x-ray sources in the characterization of dense heated matter},
author = {Kritcher, A. L. and Neumayer, P. and Lee, H. J. and Dooppner, T. and Falcone, R. W. and Glenzer, S. H. and Morse, E. C.},
abstractNote = {Here, we present K-α x-ray Thomson scattering from shock compressed matter for use as a diagnostic in determining the temperature, density, and ionization state with picosecond resolution. The development of this source as a diagnostic as well as stringent requirements for successful K-α x-ray Thomson scattering are addressed. Here, the first elastic and inelastic scattering measurements on a medium size laser facility have been observed. We present scattering data from solid density carbon plasmas with >1X 105 photons in the elastic peak that validate the capability of single shot characterization of warm dense matter and the ability to use this scattering source at future free electron lasers and for fusion experiments at the National Ignition Facility (NIF), LLNL.},
doi = {10.1063/1.2965778},
journal = {Review of Scientific Instruments},
number = 10,
volume = 79,
place = {United States},
year = {2008},
month = {10}
}

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