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Title: Experiment Provides the Best Look Yet at 'Warm Dense Matter' at Cores of Giant Planets

In an experiment at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, scientists precisely measured the temperature and structure of aluminum as it transitions into a superhot, highly compressed concoction known as “warm dense matter.”
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1187776
Resource Type:
Other
Research Org:
SLAC (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC), Menlo Park, CA (United States))
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 58 GEOSCIENCES SUN; GAS GIANT; TEMPERATURE; PRESSURE; MATTER; WARM DENSE MATTER; FUSION; JUPITER; LCLS; XRAY SCATTERING; PLASMA; ALUMINUM; GIANT PLANET