Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

High-Energy-Density Science

LDRD Annual Report FY2017


Melting and Solidification in Multicomponent Materials: Constraints on the Search for Habitable Planets
Richard Kraus | 15-ERD-012

Quantum Simulations for Strongly Correlated Materials with High Atomic Numbers
Miguel A. Morales | 15-ERD-013

X-Ray Free-Electron Laser Science for High-Energy-Density Experiments
Stefan P. Hau-Riege | 15-ERD-026

Creation and Study of Ultrahigh-Energy-Density Matter Using Nanometer-Scale Structured Targets
Riccardo Tommasini | 15-ERD-054

Advanced Fusion Target-Capsule Concepts
Ogden S. Jones | 15-ERD-058

Coupling Monte Carlo Neutral and Fluid Plasma Models for Edge Simulation in Magnetic Fusion
Andris Dimits | 15-ERD-059

Collisionless Shock Formation in Laser-Generated Plasma Streams
J. S. Ross | 15-ERD-065

New Quantum Simulation Capability for Ultrahigh-Temperature, High-Energy-Density Science
Sebastien Hamel | 16-ERD-011

Extending Laser-Driven X-Ray Sources to High-Energy-Density Science Facilities
Felicie Albert | 16-ERD-024

Exploring Laser-Produced Relativistic Pair Plasma Jets
Hui Chen | 17-ERD-010

Kinetics of Incipient Stages of Phase Transitions
Raymond Smith | 17-ERD-014

Understanding Plasma Divertor Detachment in Fusion Power Reactors
Adam Mclean | 17-ERD-020

Effects of Pressure-Induced Ionization Potential Depression on Material Properties
Amy Jenei | 17-ERD-025

Effects of Magnetic Fields on Transport in Laser-Driven Nonequilibrium Plasmas
Gregory Kemp | 17-ERD-027

The Design of a Solid-State Streak Detector
Philip Datte | 17-ERD-032

Investigation of Ultrahigh-Pressure Phase Transitions in Metals with a Toroidal Diamond Anvil Cell
Zsolt Jenei | 17-ERD-038

A Short-Pulse, Laser-Driven Particle Beam Capability
Tammy Ma | 17-ERD-039

An Optical Interferometry Diagnostic for Hohlraum Plasma Characterization Experiments on the National Ignition Facility
George Swadling | 17-ERD-072

High-Pressure Thermal Conductivity of Iron
Jon Eggert | 17-ERD-075

Study of Iron K-Alpha Spectra in a Compact X-Ray Atmosphere
Sebastien Le Pape | 17-ERD-079

Simulations of Interpenetrating Plasmas
Debojyoti Ghosh | 17-ERD-081

Measuring the Asymptotic Behavior of Self-Generated “B” Magnetic Fields in a Hohlraum Geometry
John Moody | 17-ERD-084

Metallic Helium at Extreme Density Inside Giant Planets and White Dwarf Stars
Peter Celliers | 17-ERD-085

Probing the Interface Stability of Implosions
Otto Landen | 17-ERD-088

Numerical Simulations of Dust-Grain Collisions with Interstellar Spacecraft
Richard London | 17-ERD-091

A High-Fluence, High-Energy X-Ray Source Using Laser–Plasma Instabilities
Patrick Poole | 17-ERD-109

Measuring Astrophysically Relevant Reaction Rates in a High-Energy-Density Laboratory
Gary Grim | 17-ERD-110

Foams in Hohlraums
Ogden Jones | 17-ERD-118

Next-Generation Hohlraums for High Coupling Efficiency
Peter Amendt | 17-ERD-119