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Gong, X., D. N. Polsin, R. Paul, B. J. Henderson, J. H. Eggert, F. Coppari, R. F. Smith, J. R. Rygg, and G. W. Collins. X-Ray Diffraction of Ramp-Compressed Silicon to 390 Gpa. Physical Review Letters (2023).

Chien, A., L. Gao, S. Zhang, H. Ji, E. G. Blackman, W. Daughton, A. Stanier, A. Le, F. Guo, R. Follett, H. Chen, G. Fiksel, G. Bleotu, R. C. Cauble, S. N. Chen, A. Fazzini, K. Flippo, O. French, D. H. Froula, J. Fuchs, S. Fujioka, K. Hill, S. Klein, C. Kuranz, P. Nilson, A. Rasmus, R. Takizawal. Non-thermal electron acceleration from magnetically driven reconnection in a laboratory plasma. Nat. Phys. (2023).

R. N. Markwick, A. Frank, J. Carroll-Nellenback, E. G. Blackman, P. M. Hartigan, S. V. Lebedev, D. R. Russell, J. W. D. Halliday, and L. G. Suttle. Morphology of shocked lateral outflows in colliding hydrodynamic flows. Physics of Plasmas 29, 102901 (2022).

Pandolfi, S., T. Carver, D. Hodge, A. F. T. Leong, K. Kurzer-Ogul, P. Hart, E. Galtier, D. Khaghani, E. Cunningham, B. Nagler, H. J. Lee, C. Bolme, K. Ramos, K. Li, Y. Liu, A. Sakdinawat, S. Marchesini, P. M. Kozlowski, C. B. Curry, F.-J. Decker, S. Vetter, J. Shang, H. Aluie, M. Dayton, D. S. Montgomery, R. L. Sandberg, and A. E. Gleason, “Novel fabrication tools for dynamic compression targets with engineered voids using photolithography methods”, Review of Scientific Instruments 93, 103502 (2022)

Hodge, D. S., A. F. T. Leong, S. Pandolfi, K. Kurzer-Ogul, D. S. Montgomery, H. Aluie, C. Bolme, T. Carver, E. Cunningham, C. B. Curry, M. Dayton, F.-J. Decker, E. Galtier, P. Hart, D. Khaghani, H. J. Lee, K. Li, Y. Liu, K. Ramos, J. Shang, S. Vetter, B. Nagler, R. L. Sandberg, A. E. Gleason, “Multi-frame, ultrafast, x-ray microscope for imaging shockwave dynamics,” Opt. Express 30, 38405-38422 (2022)

Gorman, M. G., S. Elatresh, A. Lazicki, M. M. E. Cormier, S. Bonev, D. McGonegle, R. Briggs, A. L. Coleman, S. D. Rothman, L. Peacock, J. Bernier, F. Coppari, D.. G. Braun, J. R. Rygg, D. E. Fratanduono, R. Hoffmann, G. W. Collins, J. S. Wark, R. F. Smith, J. H. Eggert, M. I. McMahon. Experimental observation of open structures in elemental magnesium at terapascal pressures. Nat. Phys. (2022).

September 1, 2022 | 12:00 pm

Shocked silica aerogel radiance transition

Henderson, B. J., J. R. Rygg, M. C. Marshall, M. K. Ginnane, L. E. Hansen, E. Davies, P. M. Celliers, G. W. Collins (2022). Shocked silica aerogel radiance transition, 132 (9), 095902. Journal of Applied Physics.

Kim, Y.-J., B. Militzer, B. Boates, S. Bonev, P. M. Celliers, G. W. Collins, K. P. Driver, D. E. Fratanduono, S. Hamel, R. Jeanloz, J. R. Rygg, D. C. Swift, J. H. Eggert, M. Millot (2022). Evidence for Dissociation and Ionization in Shock Compressed Nitrogen to 800 Gpa, 129 (1), 015701. Physical Review Letters.

Polsin, D. N., A. Lazicki, X. Gong, S. J. Burns, F. Coppari, L. E. Hansen, B. J. Henderson, M. F. Huff, M. I. McMahon, M. Millot, R. Paul, R. F. Smith, J. H. Eggert, G. W. Collins, J. R. Rygg (2022). Structural complexity in ramp-compressed sodium to 480 GPa, 13, 2534. Nature Communications.

Gleason, A. E., D. R. Rittman, C. A. Bolme, E. Galtier, H. J. Lee, E. Granados, S. Ali, A. Lazicki, D. Swift, P. Celliers, B. Militzer, S. Stanley, W.L. Mao (2022). Dynamic compression of water to conditions in ice giant interiors. Sci Rep 12, 715 (2022).

Kraus, R. G., R. J. Hemley, S. J. Ali, J. L. Belof, L. X. Benedict, J. Bernier, D. Braun, R. E. Cohen, G. W. Collins, F. Coppari, M. P. Desjarlais, D. Fratanduono, S. Hamel, A. Krygier, A. Lazicki, J. Mcnaney, M. Millot, P. C. Myint, M. G. Newman, J. R. Rygg, D. M. Sterbentz, S. T. Stewart, L. Stixrude, D. C. Swift, C. Wehrenberg & J. H. Eggert (2022). Measuring the melting curve of iron at super-Earth core conditions. Science, 375(6577), 202-205.

November 5, 2021 | 12:00 pm

Tidal Response and Shape of Hot Jupiters

Wahl, S. M., D. Thorngren, T. Lu & B. Militzer (2021). Tidal Response and Shape of Hot Jupiters. The Astrophysical Journal, 921(2).

Anand, A., J. Carroll-Nellenback, E. G. Blackman & J. A. Tarduno (2021). Asteroid magnetization from the early solar wind. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 509(2), 2957–2968.


Tarduno, J. A., R. D. Cottrell, K. Lawrence, R. K. Bono, W. Huang, C. L. Johnson, E. G. Blackman, A. V. Smirnov, M. Nakajima, C. R. Neal, T. Zhou, M. Ibanez-Mejia, H. Oda & B. Crummins (2021). Absence of a long-lived lunar paleomagnetosphere. Science Advances, 7(32).

Hansen, L. E., 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 & J. R. Rygg (2021). Melting of magnesium oxide up to two terapascals using double-shock compression. Physical Review B, 104, 014106.

Nakajima, M., G. J. Golabek, K. Wünnemann, D. C. Rubie, C. Burger, H. J. Melosh, S. A. Jacobson, L. Manske & S. D. Hull (2021). Scaling Laws for the Geometry of an Impact-Induced Magma Ocean. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 568, 116983.

Henderson, B. J., M. C. Marshall, T. R. Boehly, R. Paul, C. A. McCoy, S. X. Hu, D. N. Polsin, L. E. Crandall, M. F. Huff, D. A. Chin, J. J. Ruby, X. Gong, D. E. Fratanduono, J. H. Eggert, J. R. Rygg & G. W. Collins (2021). Shock-compressed silicon: Hugoniot and sound speed up to 2100 GPa. Physical Review B, 103(9), 094115.

Crandall, L. E., J. R. Rygg, D. K. Spaulding, M. F. Huff, M. C. Marshall, D. N. Polsin, R. Jeanloz, T. R. Boehly, M. Zaghoo, B. J. Henderson, S. Brygoo, P. M. Celliers, J. H. Eggert, D. E. Fratanduono, A. Lazicki, M. Millot & G. W. Collins (2021). Equation-of-state, sound speed, and reshock of shock-compressed fluid carbon dioxide. Physics of Plasmas, 28, 022708.

Chamandy, L., E. G. Blackman, J. Nordhaus & E. Wilson (2021). Successive common envelope events from multiple planets. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters, 502(1), 110-114.


Lazicki, A., D. McGonegle, J. R. Rygg, D. G. Braun, D. C. Swift, M. G. Gorman, R. F. Smith, P. G. Heighway, A. Higginbotham, M. J. Suggit, D. E. Fratanduono, F. Coppari, C. E. Wehrenberg, R. G. Kraus, D. Erskine, J. V. Bernier, J. M. McNaney, R. E. Rudd, G. W. Collins, J. H. Eggert & J. S. Wark (2021). Metastability of diamond ramp-compressed to 2 terapascals. Nature, 589, 532–535.

Crandall, L. E., J. R. Rygg, D. K. Spaulding, T. R. Boehly, S. Brygoo, P. M. Celliers, J. H. Eggert, D. E. Fratanduono, B. J. Henderson, M. F. Huff, R. Jeanloz, A. Lazicki, M. C. Marshall, D. N. Polsin, M. Zaghoo, M. Millot & G. W. Collins (2020). Equation of State of CO2 Shock Compressed to 1 Tpa, 125, 165701. Physical Review Letters.

Kritcher, A. L., D. C. Swift, T. Döppner, B. Bachmann, L. X. Benedict, G. W. Collins, J. L. DuBois, F. Elsner, G. Fontaine, J. A. Gaffney, S. Hamel, A. Lazicki, W. R. Johnson, N. Kostinski, D. Kraus, M. J. MacDonald, B. Maddox, M. E. Martin, P. Neumayer, A. Nikroo, J. Nilsen, B. A. Remington, D. Saumon, P. A. Sterne, W. Sweet, A. A. Correa, H. D. Whitley, R. W. Falcone & S. H. Glenzer. A measurement of the equation of state of carbon envelopes of white dwarfs. Nature 584, 51–54 (2020).

Funding for our research is provided by the Center for Matter at Atomic Pressures (CMAP), a National Science Foundation (NSF) Physics Frontiers Center, under Award PHY-2020249. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the National Science Foundation.

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