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Title: A platform for high-repetition-rate laser experiments on the Large Plasma Device

Abstract

We present a new experimental platform for studying laboratory astrophysics that combines a high-intensity, high-repetition-rate laser with the Large Plasma Device at the University of California, Los Angeles. To demonstrate the utility of this platform, we show the first results of volumetric, highly repeatable magnetic field and electrostatic potential measurements, along with derived quantities of electric field, charge density and current density, of the interaction between a super-Alfvénic laser-produced plasma and an ambient, magnetized plasma.

Authors:
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  1. Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA (United States)
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Research Org.:
Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1511270
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0006538; SC0017900
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
High Power Laser Science and Engineering
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 6; Journal ID: ISSN 2095-4719
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
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Schaeffer, D. B., Hofer, L. R., Knall, E. N., Heuer, P. V., Constantin, C. G., and Niemann, C. A platform for high-repetition-rate laser experiments on the Large Plasma Device. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1017/hpl.2018.11.
Schaeffer, D. B., Hofer, L. R., Knall, E. N., Heuer, P. V., Constantin, C. G., & Niemann, C. A platform for high-repetition-rate laser experiments on the Large Plasma Device. United States. doi:10.1017/hpl.2018.11.
Schaeffer, D. B., Hofer, L. R., Knall, E. N., Heuer, P. V., Constantin, C. G., and Niemann, C. Thu . "A platform for high-repetition-rate laser experiments on the Large Plasma Device". United States. doi:10.1017/hpl.2018.11. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1511270.
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title = {A platform for high-repetition-rate laser experiments on the Large Plasma Device},
author = {Schaeffer, D. B. and Hofer, L. R. and Knall, E. N. and Heuer, P. V. and Constantin, C. G. and Niemann, C.},
abstractNote = {We present a new experimental platform for studying laboratory astrophysics that combines a high-intensity, high-repetition-rate laser with the Large Plasma Device at the University of California, Los Angeles. To demonstrate the utility of this platform, we show the first results of volumetric, highly repeatable magnetic field and electrostatic potential measurements, along with derived quantities of electric field, charge density and current density, of the interaction between a super-Alfvénic laser-produced plasma and an ambient, magnetized plasma.},
doi = {10.1017/hpl.2018.11},
journal = {High Power Laser Science and Engineering},
number = ,
volume = 6,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {4}
}

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