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October 5, 2023 | 12:00 pm

On the Electride Nature of Na‐hP4

Racioppi, S., Storm, C. V., McMahon, M. I., & Zurek, E. (2023). On the Electride Nature of Na‐hP4. In Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Wiley.

Greenberg, E., Nazarov, R., Landa, A., Ying, J., Hood, R. Q., Hen, B., Jeanloz, R., Prakapenka, V. B., Struzhkin, V. V., Rozenberg, G. Kh., & Leonov, I. V. (2023). Phase transitions and spin state of iron in FeO under the conditions of Earth’s deep interior. In Physical Review B (Vol. 107, Issue 24). American Physical Society (APS).

May 31, 2023 | 12:00 pm

Specific Heat of Electron Plasma Waves

Rygg, J. R., Celliers, P. M., & Collins, G. W. (2023). Specific Heat of Electron Plasma Waves. In Physical Review Letters (Vol. 130, Issue 22). American Physical Society (APS).

May 23, 2023 | 12:00 pm

Intercalating Helium into A-Site Vacant Perovskites

Racioppi, S., Miao, M., & Zurek, E. (2023). Intercalating Helium into A-Site Vacant Perovskites. In Chemistry of Materials (Vol. 35, Issue 11, pp. 4297–4310). American Chemical Society (ACS).

February 17, 2023 | 12:00 pm

X-Ray Diffraction of Ramp-Compressed Silicon to 390 Gpa

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).

Hu, S. X., 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, T. Walton. Probing atomic physics at ultrahigh pressure using laser-driven implosions. Nat Commun 13, 6780 (2022).

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).

October 25, 2021 | 12:00 pm

Asteroid magnetization from the early solar wind

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.


August 4, 2021 | 12:00 pm

Absence of a long-lived lunar paleomagnetosphere

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.

February 15, 2021 | 12:00 pm

Successive common envelope events from multiple planets

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.


January 27, 2021 | 12:00 pm

Metastability of diamond ramp-compressed to 2 terapascals

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.

October 14, 2020 | 12:00 pm

Equation of State of CO2 Shock Compressed to 1 TPa

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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