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Title: Atomic physics modeling of transmission spectra of Sc-doped aerogel foams to support OMEGA experiments

Here, we present synthetic transmission spectra generated with PrismSPECT utilizing both the ATBASE model and the Los Alamos opacity library (OPLIB) to evaluate whether an alternative choice in atomic data will impact modeling of experimental data from radiation transport experiments using Sc-doped aerogel foams (ScSi 6O 12 at 75 mg/cm 3 density). We have determined that in the 50-200 eV T e range there is a significant difference in the 1s-3p spectra, especially below 100 eV, and for T e = 200 eV above 5000 eV in photon energy. Examining synthetic spectra generated using OPLIB with 300 resolving power reveals spectral sensitivity to T e changes of ~3 eV.
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  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  2. AWE Aldermaston, Berkshire, Reading (United Kingdom)
  3. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States); Lockheed Martin, Syracuse, NY (United States)
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Journal ID: ISSN 0034-6748
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Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Review of Scientific Instruments
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 87; Journal Issue: 11; Conference: High Temperature Plasma Diagnostics , Madison, WI (United States), 5-6 Jun 2016; Journal ID: ISSN 0034-6748
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Research Org:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
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Country of Publication:
United States
75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY; PrismSPECT; OPLIB; ATBASE; OMEGA; x-ray transmission spectroscopy; radiation transport; Foams; Computer modeling; Opacity; Atomic spectra; Experiment design
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