List of Selected Recent Publications and Preprints


  1. V. V. Karasiev, D. I. Mihaylov, and S. X. Hu, “Meta-GGA Exchange-Correlation Free Energy Density Functional to Achieve Unprecedented Accuracy for Warm-Dense-Matter Simulations,” Phys. Rev. B. 105, L081109 (2022).
  2. S. Zhang, M. A. Morales, R. Jeanloz, M. Millot, S. X. Hu, and E. Zurek, “Nature of the Bonded-to-Atomic Transition in Liquid Silica to TPa pressures,” J. Appl. Phys. 131, 071101 (2022).
  3. S. Zhang, D. E. Fratanduono, M. C. Marshall, J. R. Rygg, Amy E. Lazicki, A. Shvydky, D. Haberberger, V. N. Goncharov, T. R. Boehly, G. W. Collins, and S. X. Hu, “Species Separation in Polystyrene Shock Release Evidenced by Molecular-Dynamics Simulations and Laser-Drive Experiments,” Phys. Rev. Research 4, 013126 (2022).
  4. S. Zhang, V. V. Karasiev, N. Shaffer, D. I. Mihaylov, K. Nichols, R. Paul, R. M. N. Goshadze, M. Ghosh, J. Hinz, R. Epstein, S. Goedecker, and S. X. Hu, “First-Principles Equation of State of CHON Resin for Inertial Confinement Fusion Applications,” Phys. Rev. E 106, 045207 (2022).
  5. A. Pineau, K. R. P. Kafka, S. G. Demos, T. Z. Kosc, V. N. Goncharov, S. X. Hu, and G. Duchateau, “Benchmarking Solid-to-Plasma Transition Modeling for Inertial Confinement Fusion Laser-Imprint with a Pump-Probe Experiment,” Phys. Rev. Research 4, 033178 (2022).
  6. S. X. Hu, D. T. Bishel, D. A. Chin, P. M. Nilson, V. V. Karasiev, I. E. Golovkin, M. Gu, S. B. Hansen, D. I. Mihaylov, N. R. Shaffer, S. Zhang, and T. Walton, “Probing Atomic Physics at Ultrahigh Pressure Using Laser-Driven implosions,” Nat. Commun. 13, 6780 (2022).
  7. V. V. Karasiev, S. X. Hu, N. R. Shaffer, and G. Miloshevsky, “A First-Principles Study of L-Shell Iron and Chromium Opacity at Stellar Interior Temperatures,” Phys. Rev. E 106, 065202 (2022).
  8. N. R. Shaffer and C. E. Starrett, “Dense Plasma Opacity via the Multiple-Scattering Method,” Phys. Rev. E 105, 015203 (2022).
  9. V. V. Karasiev, J. Hinz, S. X. Hu, and S. B. Trickey, “On the Liquid–Liquid Phase Transition of Dense Hydrogen,” Nature 600, E12 (2021).
  10. D. I. Mihaylov, V. V. Karasiev, S. X. Hu, J. R. Rygg, V. N. Goncharov, and G. W. Collins, “Improved First-Principles Equation-of-State Table of Deuterium for High-Energy-Density Applications,” Phys. Rev. B 104, 144104 (2021).
  11. V. V. Karasiev and S. X. Hu, “Unraveling the Intrinsic Atomic Physics Behind X-Ray Absorption Line Shifts in Warm Dense Silicon Plasmas,” Phys. Rev. E 103, 033202 (2021).
  12. K. P. Hilleke, T. Ogitsu, S. Zhang, and E. Zurek, “Structural Motifs and Bonding in Two Families of Boron Structures Predicted at Megabar Pressures,” Phys. Rev. Mater. 5, 053605 (2021).
  13. B. Militzer, F. González-Cataldo, S. Zhang, K. P.  Driver, and F. Soubiran, “First-Principles Equation of State Database for Warm Dense Matter Computation,” Phys. Rev. E 103, 013203 (2021).
  14. R. C. Shah, S. X. Hu, I. V. Igumenshchev, J. Baltazar, D. Cao, C. J. Forrest, V. N. Goncharov, V. Gopalaswamy, D. Patel, F. Philippe, W. Theobald, and S. P. Regan, “Observations of Anomalous X-Ray Emission at Early Stages of Hot-Spot Formation in Deuterium-Tritium Cryogenic Implosions,” Phys. Rev. E 103, 023201 (2021).
  15. A. Pineau, B. Chimier, S. X. Hu, and G. Duchateau, “Improved Modeling of the Solid-to-Plasma Transition of Polystyrene Ablator for Laser Direct-Drive Inertial Confinement Fusion Hydrocodes,” Phys. Rev. E 104, 15210 (2021).
  16. L. E. Hansen, D. E. Fratanduono, S. Zhang, D. G. Hicks, T. Suer, Z. K. Sprowal, M. F. Huff, X. Gong, B. J. Henderson, D. N. Polsin, M. Zaghoo, S. X. Hu, G. W. Collins, and J. R. Rygg, “Melting of Magnesium Oxide up to Two Terapascals Using Double-Shock Compression,” Phys. Rev. B 104, 014106 (2021).
  17. A. Kryjevski, T. Luu, and V. V. Karasiev, “Electronic Structure of Semiconductor Nanoparticles from Stochastic Evaluation of Imaginary-Time Path Integral,” Phys. Rev. Res. 3, 023173 (2021).
  18. M. Laraia, C. Hansen, N. R. Shaffer, D. Saumon, D. P. Kilcrease, and C. E. Starrett, “Real-Space Green’s Functions for Warm Dense Matter,” High Energy Density Phys. 40, 100940 (2021).
  19. R. Paul, S. X. Hu, V. V. Karasiev, S. A. Bonev, and D. N. Polsin, “Thermal Effects on the Electronic Properties of Sodium Electride Under High Pressures,” Phys. Rev. B 102, 094103 (2020).
  20. J. Hinz, V. V. Karasiev, S. X. Hu, M. Zaghoo, D. Mejía-Rodríguez, S. B. Trickey, and L. Calderín, “Fully Consistent Density Functional Theory Determination of the Insulator-Metal Transition Boundary in Warm Dense Hydrogen,” Phys. Rev. Research 2, 032065(R) (2020).
  21. D. I. Mihaylov, V. V. Karasiev, and S. X. Hu, “Thermal Hybrid Exchange-Correlation Density Functional for Improving the Description of Warm Dense Matter,” Phys. Rev. B 101, 245141 (2020).
  22. S. Zhang and S.  X Hu, “Species Separation and Hydrogen Streaming upon Shock Release from Polystyrene Under Inertial Confinement Fusion Conditions,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 105001 (2020).
  23. S. X. Hu, V. V. Karasiev, V. Recoules, P. M. Nilson, N. Brouwer, and M. Torrent, “Interspecies Radiative Transition in Warm and Superdense Plasma Mixtures,” Nat. Commun. 11, 1989 (2020).
  24. S. Zhang, M. C. Marshall, L. H. Yang, P. A. Sterne, B. Militzer, M. Däne, J. A. Gaffney, A. Shamp, T. Ogitsu, K. Caspersen, A. E. Lazicki, D. Erskine, R. A. London, P. M. Celliers, J. Nilsen, and H. D. Whitley, “Benchmarking Boron Carbide Equation of State Using Computation and Experiment,” Phys. Rev. E 102, 053203 (2020).
  25. S. Zhang, H. D. Whitley, and T. Ogitsu, “Phase Transformation in Boron Under Shock Compression,” Solid State Sci. 108, 106376 (2020).
  26. S. Zhang and M. A. Morales, “First-Principles Equations of State and Structures of Liquid Metals in Multi-Megabar Conditions,” AIP Conf. Proc. 2272, 090004 (2020).
  27. V. V. KarasievS. X. Hu, M. Zaghoo, T. R. Boehly, Phys. Rev. B 99, 214110 (2019).
  28. R. PaulS. X. HuV. V. Karasiev, Phys. Rev. Lett. 122, 125701 (2019).
  29. J. L. Peebles, S. X. Hu, W. Theobald, V. N. Goncharov, N. Whiting, P. M. Celliers, S. J. Ali, G. Duchateau, E. M. Campbell, T. R. Boehly, S. P. Regan, Phys. Rev. E 99, 063208 (2019).
  30. V. V. Karasiev, S. B. Trickey, and J. W. Dufty, Phys. Rev. B 99, 195134 (2019).
  31. S. X. Hu et al., Nuclear Fusion 59, 032011 (2019).
  32. S. X. Hu et al., Phys. Plasmas 25, 082710 (2018).
  33. K. Luo, V. V. Karasiev, and S. B. Trickey, Phys. Rev. B 98, 041111 (2018).
  34. S. X. Hu, L. A. Collins, T. R. Boehly, Y. H. Ding, P. B. Radha, V. N. Goncharov, V. V. Karasiev, G. W. Collins, S. P. Regan, and E. M. Campbell, Phys. Plasmas 25, 056306 (2018) [Invited].
  35. Y. H. Ding, A. J. White, S. X. Hu, O. Certik, and L. A. Collins, Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 145001 (2018).
  36. S. X. Hu, Phys. Rev. A 97, 013414 (2018).
  37. V. V. Karasiev, J. W. Dufty, and S. B. Trickey, Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 076401 (2018).
  38. J. A. Gaffney, S. X. Hu, P. Arnault, A. Becker et al., High Energy Density Physics 28, 7 (2018).
  39. W. L. Shang, R. Betti, S. X. Hu, K. Woo, L. Hao, C. Ren, A. R. Christopherson, A. Bose, W. Theobald, Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 195001 (2017).
  40. S. X. Hu, L. A. Collins, J. P. Colgan, V. N. Goncharov, D. P. Kilcrease, Phys. Rev. B 96, 144203 (2017).
  41. S. X. Hu, Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 065001 (2017).
  42. J. M. Ngoko Djiokap, A. V. Meremianin, N. L. Manakov, S. X. Hu, L. B. Madsen, and Anthony F. Starace, Phys. Rev. A 96, 013405 (2017).
  43. D. T. Michel, S. X. Hu, A. K. Davis, V. Yu. Glebov, V. N. Goncharov, I. V. Igumenshchev, P. B. Radha, C. Stoeckl, and D. H. Froula, Phys. Rev. E 95, 051202(R) (2017).
  44. D. B. Schaeffer, W. Fox, D. Haberberger, G. Fiksel, A. Bhattacharjee, D. H. Barnak, S. X. Hu, and K. Germaschewski, Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 025001 (2017).
  45. Y.-H. Ding and S. X. Hu, Phys. Plasmas 24, 062702 (2017).
  46. S. X. Hu, R. Gao, Y.-H. Ding et al., Phys. Rev. E 95, 043210 (2017).
  47. C. K. Li, P. Tzeferacos, D. Lamb, G. Gregori, P. A. Norreys, M. J. Rosenberg, R. K. Follett, D. H. Froula, M. Koenig, F. H. Séguin, J. A. Frenje, H. G. Rinderknecht, H. Sio, A. B. Zylstra, R. D. Petrasso, P. A. Amendt, H. S. Park, B. A. Remington, D. D. Ryutov, S. C. Wilks, R. Betti, A. Frank, S. X. Hu et al., Nat. Commun. 7, 13081 (2016).
  48. S. X. Hu et al., Phys. Rev. B 94, 094109 (2016).
  49. S. X. Hu et al., Phys. Plasmas 23, 102701 (2016).
  50. S. X. Hu et al.,. Phys. Plasmas 23, 042704 (2016).
  51. S. X. Hu et al., Phys. Rev. E 92, 043104 (2015).
  52. S. X. Hu et al., Phys. Plasmas 22, 056304 (2015).
  53. J. M. Ngoko Djiokap, S. X. Hu et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 113004 (2015).
  54. V. V. Karasiev et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 076403 (2014).
  55. S. X. Hu T. R. Boehly, L. A. Collins, Phys. Rev. E 89, 063104 (2014).
  56. S. X. Hu et al., Phys. Rev. E 89, 043105 (2014).
  57. S. X. Hu et al., Phys. Rev. E 90, 033111 (2014).
  58. J. M. Ngoko Djiokap, N. L. Manakov, A. V. Meremianin, S. X. Hu, et al. Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 223002 (2014).
  59. S. X. Hu, Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 123003 (2013).
  60. C. K. Li, D. D. Ryutov, S. X. Hu et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 235003 (2013).
  61. S. X. Hu et al., Phys. Plasmas 20, 032704 (2013).
  62. S. X. Hu et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 195003 (2012).
  63. S. P. Regan, K. Falk, G. Gregori, P. B. Radha, S. X. Hu et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 265003 (2012).
  64. S. X. Hu, V. N. Goncharov, S. Skupsky, Phys. Plasmas 19, 072703 (2012).
  65. M. Chini, B. Zhao, H. Wang, Y. Cheng, S. X. Hu, Z. Chang, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 073601 (2012).
  66. S. X. Hu et al. Phys. Rev. B 84, 224109 (2011).
  67. D. H. Froula, B. Yaakobi, S. X. Hu, et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 165003 (2012).
  68. B. Xu and S. X. Hu, Phys. Rev. E 84, 016408 (2011).
  69. S. X. Hu, Phys. Rev. A 83, 041401 (2011).
  70. S. X. Hu et al. Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 235003 (2010).
  71. V. N. Goncharov, T. C. Sangster, T. R. Boehly, S. X. Hu et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 165001 (2010).
  72. S. X. Hu et al., Phys. Plasmas 17, 102706 (2010).
  73. S. X. Hu, L. A. Collins, B. I. Schneider, Phys. Rev. A 80, 023426 (2009) [viewpointed in Physics].
  74. V. A. Smalyuk, S. X. Hu et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 105001 (2009).
  75. S. X. Hu et al., Phys. Plasmas 16, 112706 (2009).
  76. S. X. Hu et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 055002 (2008).
  77. V. A. Smalyuk, S. X. Hu et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 025002 (2008).
  78. S. X. Hu et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 185003 (2008).
  79. S. X. Hu, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 133201 (2007).
  80. S. X. Hu and L. A. Collins, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 073004 (2006).
  81. Y. I. Salamin, S. X. Hu et al. Phys. Rep. 427, 41 (2006).
  82. S. X. Hu et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 163402 (2005).
  83. S. X. Hu and L. A. Collins, Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 073004 (2005).
  84. S. X. Hu and A. F. Starace, Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 245003 (2002).
  85. S. X. Hu and C. H. Keitel, Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 4709 (1999).

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