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Title: ZAPP shot summary

This was the second Z Astrophysical Plasma Properties (ZAPP) fundamental science shot series of 2015. ZAPP experiments measure fundamental properties of atoms in plasmas to solve the following important astrophysical puzzles: Why can’t we accurately model the opacity of Fe at the convection zone boundary in the Sun? How accurate are the photoionization models used to interpret data from xray satellite observations? and Why doesn’t spectral fitting provide the correct properties for White Dwarfs?
Authors:
 [1]
  1. Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1227238
Report Number(s):
SAND--2015-10351R
613843; TRN: US1600088
DOE Contract Number:
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
Sandia National Laboratories (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS; IRON; WHITE DWARF STARS; ASTROPHYSICS; CONVECTION; OPACITY; SUN; PHOTOIONIZATION; PLASMA; ATOMS; COSMIC X-RAY SOURCES; ZONES; SILICON; ABSORPTION SPECTROSCOPY; HELIUM; STARK EFFECT; LINE WIDTHS; LINE BROADENING