Theses from NLUF and other External University Student Research

Author Title University File Size Year
A. F. A. Bott Magnetic- Field Amplifi cation in Turbulent Laser Plasmas University of Oxford 33.5 MB 2019
L. E. Elgin High-Energy-Density Physics Experiments of Rayleigh–Taylor Instability Growth at Low-Density-Contrast University of Michigan 13.2 MB 2019

C. J. Holcomb

The Microphysics of Gyroresonant Streaming Instabilities and Cosmic Ray Self-Confinement

Princeton University

29.3 MB 2019

A. E. Hussein

Laser-Driven Electron Accelerators as a Broadband Radiation Source—from Infrared to
X-Rays

University of Michigan

19.4 MB 2019

A. M. Rasmus

Shock Driven Discrete Vortex Growth on Oblique Interfaces

University of Michigan

10.7 MB 2019

J. Trela

Effect of Hot Electrons on the Hydrodynamic of Shocks and Implosions for Shock Ignition

Université de Bordeaux

17.8 MB 2019
H. Sio Using Time-Resolved Nuclear Diagnostics to Probe
Kinetic/Multi-Ion Physics and Shock Dynamics on OMEGA and the NIF
Harvey Mudd College 32.6 MB 2018
J. R. Fein Mitigation of Hot Electrons from Laser–Plasma Instabilities in Laser-Generated X-Ray Sources University of Michigan 22.5 MB 2017
M. G. Newman On the Kinetics of Materials of Geophysical Interest California Institute of Technology 15.2 MB 2017
J. L. Peebles Impact of Pre-Plasma on Electron Generation and Transport in Laser Plasma Interactions University of California, San Diego 67.7 MB 2017
J. D. Sadler Optimisation and Applications of Raman Plasma Amplifers University of Oxford 11.7 MB 2017
W. C. Wan Supersonic, Single-Mode and Dual-Mode Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability Experiments Driven by a Laser-Produced Shockwave University of Michigan 10.3 MB 2017
R. P. Young Laboratory Astrophysics Experiments to Study Star Formation University of Michigan 21 MB 2017
S. Zhao Shock-Induced Amorphization in Covalently Bonded Solids UC San Diego 8.5 MB 2017
E. N. Hahn Non-Equilibrium Simulations of Defects, Damage, and Phase Transformations in Extreme Regimes University of California, San Diego 12.9 MB 2016
J. Kim Study of Intense Proton Beams: Generation and Transport in Solid Density Matter University of California, San Diego 14.6 MB 2016
M. J. MacDonald Time-Resolved Measurements of Shock-Compressed Matter Using X-Rays University of California, San Diego 8.9 MB 2016
C. V. Stan High-Pressure Studies of Analogs with Applications to Materials Science and Geoscience Princeton University 9 MB 2016
A. E. Raymond Fast Magnetic Reconnection in Relativistic Laser-Plasma Interactions Massachusetts Institute of Technology 13.1 MB 2016
L. C. Jarrott Fast Electron Transport and Spatial Energy Deposition in Cu-doped Fast Ignition Plasmas University of California, San Diego 17.8 MB 2015
T. P. Remington Extreme Response in Tension and Compression of Tantalum University of California, San Diego 58.5 MB 2015
H. G. Rinderknecht Studies of Non-Hydrodynamic Processes in ICF Implosions on OMEGA and the National Ignition Facility Massachusetts Institute of Technology 60.9 MB 2015
A. B. Zylstra Using Fusion-Product Spectroscopy to Study Inertial Fusion
Implosions, Stopping Power, and Astrophysical Nucleosynthesis at OMEGA and the NIF
Pomona College 49.2 MB 2015
C. A. Di Stefano Experimental Hydrodynamic Instability at High Energy Density University of Michigan 14.6 MB 2014
E. J. Gamboa Spatially-Resolved X-ray Scattering Experiments University of Michigan 6.2 MB 2013
C. M. Krauland Radiative Reverse Shock Experiments in High-Energy-Density Plasmas University of Michigan 5.2 MB 2013
M. J.-E. Manuel Rayleigh–Taylor-Induced Electromagnetic Fields in Laser-Produced Plasmas Massachusetts Institute of Technology 33.9 MB 2013
D. T. Casey Diagnosing Inertial Confinement Fusion Implosions at OMEGA and the NIF Using Novel Neutron Spectrometry Massachusetts Institute of Technology 5.1 MB 2012
C. M. Huntington High-Energy-Density Physics Experiments Relevant to Astrophysical Systems University of Michigan 13.9 MB 2012
N. Sinenian Fast-Ion Spectrometry of ICF Implosions and Laser-Foil Experiments at the Omega and MTW Laser Facilities
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 14.7 MB 2012
A. J. Visco Temperature Measurements in Radiative Shock Experiments University of Michigan 11.8 MB 2012
F. W. Doss Structure in Radiative Shock Experiments University of Michigan 30 MB 2011
T. Nagayama Polychromatic Tomography of High Energy Density Plasmas University of Nevada, Reno 3.5 MB 2011
R. L. Carver Shocks and Jets from the Laboratory Environment to the Astrophysical Regime: Transforming AstroBEAR Into an All Purpose MHD Simulation Package Rice University 2.7 MB 2010
E. C. Harding Observations of Shear Flows in High-Energy-Density Plasmas University of Michigan 3 MB 2010
D. K. Spaulding Laser-Driven Shock Compression Studies of Planetary Compositions University of California, Berkeley 9.3 MB 2010
C. C. Kuranz Blast-Wave-Driven, Multidimensional Rayleigh–Taylor Instability Experiments University of Michigan 2.4 MB 2009
A. B. Reighard Collapsing Radiative Shock Experiments on the Omega Laser University of Michigan 5.6 MB 2007
J. R. Rygg Shock Convergence and Mix Dynamics in Inertial Confinement Fusion Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1 MB 2006
L. A. Welser Spectroscopic Determination of Temperature and Density Spatial Profiles and Mix in Inertial Confinement Fusion Implosion Cores University of Nevada, Reno 5.2 MB 2006
D. G. Hicks Charged-Particle Spectroscopy: A New Window on Inertial Confinement Fusion Massachusetts Institute of Technology 4.6 MB 1999