Publications

  1. A. D. Cahill, D. A. Hammer, S. A. Pikuz, and T. A. Shelkovenko; S. B. Hansen, An Analysis of K-edge Phenomena Observed in Exploding Aluminum Wires, 2016

  2. Joseph Engelbrecht, Nicholas Ouart, Niansheng Qi, Philip de Grouchy, Tatiana Shelkovenko, Sergei Pikuz, Jacob Banasek, William Potter, Lauren Ransohoff, Sophia Rocco, John Giuliani, David Hammer, Bruce Kusse, Enhancing X-ray Output with a Gas-Puff Based Plasma Opening Switch, BAPS 61, No. 18, p.78 (2016).

  3. Levon Atoyan, Tom Byvank, Joseph Engelbrecht, John Greenly, Sergei Pikuz, William Potter, Tania Shelkovenko, Bruce Kusse, David Hammer, Striation Formation in Cylindrical Liners Made of Various Materials Driven by a 1 MA Pulsed Power Generator, BAPS 61, No. 18, p.266 (2016).

  4. T.A. Shelkovenko, S.A. Pikuz, L. Atoyan, D.A. Hammer, I.N. Tilikin, Study of Thin Foil Explosion Using Point-Projection Radiography of Hybrid X-Pinch X-Rays, BAPS 61, No. 18, p.265 (2016)

  5. S.A. Pikuz, T.A. Shelkovenko, D.A. Hammer, E.V. Parkevich, I.N. Tilikin, A.R. Mingaleev, A.V. Agafonov, Experimental Study of the Influence of Surface Conditions on Explosive Electron Emission From a Pin Cathode, BAPS 61, No. 18, p.420 (2016).

  6. N. Ouart, J. Engelbrecht, P. de Grouchy, N. Qi, T. Shelkovenko, S. Pikuz, B. Kusse, D. Hammer, J. Giuliani, A. Dasgupta, A. Velikovich, J. Apruzese, R. Clark, X-ray radiation from puff-on-wire implosion on the COBRA generator, BAPS 61, No. 18, p.266 (2016).

  7. A. D. Cahill, D. A. Hammer, S. A. Pikuz, and T. A. Shelkovenko, Comment on “A doubly curved elliptical crystal spectrometer for the study of localized x-ray absorption in hot plasmas, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 85, 103114 (2014)”, Rev. Sci. Instrum.  87, 107101 (2016)

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  9. T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, C. L. Hoyt, A. D. Cahill, L. Atoyan, D. A. Hammer, I. N. Tilikin, A. R. Mingaleev, V. M. Romanova, A. V. Agafonov, A source of hard X-ray radiation based on hybrid X pinches, Phys. Plasmas 23, 103303 (2016)

  10. N. D. Ouart, P. W. L. de Grouchy, N. Qi, J. L. Giuliani, A. Dasgupta, T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, D. A. Hammer, B. R. Kusse, J. P. Apruzese, R. W. Clark, Radiative Properties of Argon Gas Puff Z-pinch Implosions on COBRA, Phys. Plasmas 23, 101202 (2016). [reprint]

  11. S. C. Bott-Suzuki, S. W. Cordaro, L. S. Caballero Bendixsen, L. Atoyan, T. Byvank, W. Potter, B. R. Kusse, J. B. Greenly, D. A. Hammer, Study of the Time-resolved, 3-Dimensional Current Density Distribution in Solid Metallic Liners at 1MA, Phys. Plasmas 23, 092711 (2016). [preprint]

  12. J. T. Banasek, J. T. Engelbrecht, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, D. A. Hammer, Measuring 20-100 T B-fields using Zeeman splitting of sodium emission lines on a 500 kA pulsed power machine, Review of Scientific Instruments 87, 11D407 (2016).

  13. T. Byvank, J. Chang, W. M. Potter, C. E. Seyler, and B. R. Kusse, Extended Magnetohydrodynamic Plasma Jets With External Magnetic Fields, IEEE Trans. Plasma Science 44(4), 638-642 (2016).

  14. T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, D. A. Hammer, A Review of Projection Radiography of Plasma and Biological Objects in X-Pinch Radiation, Plasma Physics Reports, 42(3) 226–268 (2016).

  15. L. Atoyan, D. A. Hammer, B. R. Kusse, T. Byvank, A. D. Cahill, J. B. Greenly, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, Helical Plasma Striations in Liners in the Presence of an External Axial Magnetic Field, Physics of Plasmas 23, 022708 (2016).

  16. S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, D. A. Hammer, Х-Pinch. Part II, Plasma Physics Reports 41(6), 445–491 (2015).

  17. S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, D. A. Hammer, Х-Pinch. Part I, Plasma Physics Reports 41(4), 291–342 (2015).

  18. I.N. Tilikin, T.A. Shelkovenko, S.A. Pikuz, D.A. Hammer, Determination of the Size of a Radiation Source by the Method of Calculation of Diffraction Patterns, Optics and Spectroscopy 115(1), 128-136 (2013).

  19. Peter Schrafel, Kate Bell, John Greenly, Charles Seyler, Bruce Kusse, Magnetized laboratory plasma jets: Experiment and simulation, Phys. Rev. E 91, 013110 (2015).

  20. N. D. Hamlin, C. E. Seyler, Relativistic modeling capabilities in PERSEUS Extended-MHD simulation code for HED plasmas, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science 44(7), 1112-1126 (2015).

  21. F. Suzuki-Vidal, S. V. Lebedev, A. Ciardi, L. A. Pickworth, R. Rodriguez, J. M. Gil, G. Espinosa, P. Hartigan, G. F. Swadling, J. Skidmore, G. N. Hall, M. Bennett, S. N. Bland, G. Burdiak, P. de Grouchy, J. Music, L. Suttle, E. Hansen, A. Frank, Bow shock fragmentation driven by a thermal instability in laboratory-astrophysics experiments, The Astrophysical Journal 815(2), 96, 9 pp. (2015).

  22. G. C. Burdiak, S. V. Lebedev, A. J. Harvey-Thompson, E. Khoory, G. N. Hall, G. F. Swadling, F. Suzuki-Vidal, S. N. Bland, L. Pickworth, P. de Grouchy, J. Skidmore, L. Suttle, E. Waisman, Characterisation of the Current Switch Mechanism in Two-stage Wire Array Z-pinches, Phys. Plasmas 22, 112710 (2015).

  23. M.J. Bennett, S.V. Lebedev, G.N. Hall, L. Suttle, G. Burdiak, F. Suzuki-Vidal, J. Hare, G. Swadling, S. Patankar, M. Bocchi, J.P. Chittenden, R. Smith, A. Frank, E. Blackman, R.P. Drake, A. Ciardi, Formation of radiatively cooled, supersonically rotating, plasma flows in Z-pinch experiments: Towards the development of an experimental platform to study accretion disk physics in the laboratory, High Energy Density Physics 17A, 63-67 (2015).

  24. G. F. Swadling, G. N. Hall, S. V. Lebedev, G. C. Burdiak, F. Suzuki-Vidal, P. de Grouchy, L. Suttle, M. Bennett, L. Sheng, Commissioning of a Rotated Wire Array Configuration for Improved Diagnostic Access, IEEE Trans. Plasma Science 43(8), 2503-2508 (2015).

  25. G. C. Burdiak, S. V. Lebedev, F. Suzuki-Vidal, G. F. Swadling, S. N. Bland, N. Niasse, L. Suttle, M. Bennett, J. Hare, M. Weinwurm, R. Rodriguez, J. Gil, G. Espinosa, Cylindrical liner Z-pinch experiments for fusion research and high-energy-density physics, Journal of Plasma Physics 81, 365810301 (2015).

  26. G. F. Swadling, S. V. Lebedev, A. J. Harvey-Thompson, W. Rozmus, G. C. Burdiak, L. Suttle, S. Patankar, R. A. Smith, M. Bennett, G. N. Hall, F. Suzuki-Vidal, S. N. Bland, J. Yuan, Interpenetration and deflection phenomena in collisions between supersonic, magnetized, tungsten plasma flows diagnosed using high resolution optical Thomson scattering, Physics of Plasmas 22, 072706 (2015).

  27. Tatiana Shelkovenko, Sergey Pikuz, David Hammer, X-Pinches as Broadband Sources of X-Rays for Radiography, J. Biomedical Science and Engineering 8, 747-755 (2015).

  28. V. M. Romanova, G. V. Ivanenkov, A. R. Mingaleev, A. E. Ter-Oganesyan, T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, Electric Explosion of Fine Wires: Three Groups of Materials, Plasma Physics Reports 41(8), 617-636 (2015).

  29. N. Tilikin, T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, P. F. Knapp, D. A. Hammer, X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy on the Basis of Hybrid X-Pinch Radiation, Plasma Physics Reports 41(7), 535-541 (2015).

  30. T. A. Shelkovenko, I. N. Tilikin, G. V. Ivanenkov, W. Stepniewski, A. R. Mingaleev, V. M. Romanova, A. V. Agafonov, A. D. Cahill, C. L. Hoyt, P. A. Gourdain, D. A. Hammer, S. A. Pikuz, Dynamics of hybrid X pinches, Plasma Physics Reports 41(1), 52-70 (2015).

  31. S. C. Bott-Suzuki, S. W. Cordaro, L. S. Caballero Bendixsen, Isaac Blesener, Levon Atoyan, Tom Byvank, William Potter, Kate Bell, B. R. Kusse, J. B. Greenly, D. A. Hammer, Investigation of the effect of a power feed vacuum gap in solid liner experiments at 1 MA, Phys. Plasmas 22, 094501 (2015).

  32. S.W. Cordaro, S.C. Bott-Suzuki, L.S. Caballero Bendixen, Levon Atoyan, Tom Byvank, William Potter, B.R. Kusse, D. A. Hammer, J.B. Greenly, Two Dimensional Triangulation Of Breakdown In A High Voltage Coaxial Gap, Rev. Sci. Instrum., 86, 073503 (2015).

  33. S. C. Bott-Suzuki , L. S. Caballero Bendixsen, S. W. Cordaro, I.C. Blesener, C. L. Hoyt, A. D. Cahill, B. R. Kusse, D. A. Hammer, P. A. Gourdain, C. E. Seyler, J. B. Greenly, J. P. Chittenden, N. Niasse, S. V. Lebedev, D. J. Ampleford, Investigation of Radiative Bow-Shocks in Magnetically Accelerated Plasma Flows, Phys. Plasmas 22 , 052710 (2015).

  34. Sergey A. Pikuz, Tatiana A. Shelkovenko, Cad L. Hoyt, Jonathan D. Douglass, Ivan N. Tilikin, Albert R. Mingaleev, Vera M. Romanova, David A. Hammer, Experimental Studies of Hollow Structure Formed in the Dense Core of Exploded Wires, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science 43(8), 2520-2526 (2015).

  35. P. A. Gourdain, C. E. Seyler, Modeling of strongly collimated jets produced by high energy density plasmas on COBRA, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 56, 035002 (2014).

  36. X. Zhao, Y. Yang, C. E. Seyler, A positivity-preserving semi-implicit discontinuous Galerkin scheme for solving extended magnetohydrodynamics equations, Journal of Computational Physics 278, 400-415 (2014).

  37. D. Mikitchuk, C. Stollberg, R. Doron, E. Kroupp, Y. Maron, H.R. Strauss, A.L. Velikovich, J.L. Giuliani, Mitigation of instabilities in a z-pinch plasma by a preembedded axial magnetic field, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science 42, 2524-2525 (2014).

  38. N. Qi, E. W. Rosenberg, P.-A. Gourdain, P. W. L. de Grouchy, B. R. Kusse, D. A. Hammer, K. S. Bell, T. A. Shelkovenko, W. M. Potter, L. Atoyan, A. D. Cahill, M. Evans, J. B. Greenly, C. L. Hoyt, S. A. Pikuz, P. C. Schrafel, E. Kroupp, A. Fisher, Y. Maron, Study of gas-puff Z-pinches on COBRA, Phys. Plasmas 21, 112702, 15 pp. (2014).

  39. E. Stambulchik, Y. Maron, Zeeman effect induced by intense laser light, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 083002 (2014).

  40. A. Demura, E. Stambulchik, Spectral-kinetic coupling and effect of microfield rotation on Stark broadening in plasmas, Atoms 2, 334–356 (2014).

  41. R. Doron, D. Mikitchuk, C. Stollberg, G. Rosenzweig, E. Stambulchik, E. Kroupp, Y. Maron, D. A. Hammer, Determination of magnetic fields based on the Zeeman effect in regimes inaccessible by Zeeman-splitting spectroscopy, High Energy Density Phys. 10, 56–60 (2014).

  42. Adam D. Cahill, Cad L. Hoyt, Sergei A. Pikuz, Tania Shelkovenko, David A. Hammer, A doubly curved elliptical crystal spectrometer for the study of localized x-ray absorption in hot plasmas, Rev. Sci. Instr. 85, 103114 (2014).

  43. P.-A. Gourdain, C. E. Seyler, L. Atoyan, J. B. Greenly, D. A. Hammer, B. R. Kusse, S. A. Pikuz, W. M. Potter, P. C. Schrafel, T. A. Shelkovenko, The impact of Hall physics on magnetized high energy density plasma jets, Phys. Plasmas 21, 056307, 7 pp. (2014).

  44. T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, C. L. Hoyt, A. D. Cahill, D. A. Hammer, Study of New Configurations of Hybrid X Pinches, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., 42(3), 748-752 (2014).

  45. V. V. Ivanov, D. Papp, A. A. Anderson, B. R. Talbot, A. L. Astanovitskiy, V. Nalajala, O. Dmitriev, J. P. Chittenden, N. Niasse, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, Study of micro-pinches in wire-array Z-pinches, Phys. Plasmas 20, 112703 (2013).

  46. A.D. Cahill, C.L.; Hoyt, S.A.  Pikuz, T.A.  Shelkovenko, D.A. Hammer, An Investigation of X-Pinch Dynamics by X-Ray Absorption, Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 55th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, v. 58, No 16 (2013).

  47. G. F. Swadling, S. V. Lebedev, N. Niasse, J. P. Chittenden, G. N. Hall, F. Suzuki-Vidal, G. Burdiak, A. J. Harvey-Thompson, S. N. Bland, P. De Grouchy, E. Khoory, L. Pickworth, J. Skidmore, L. Suttle, Oblique shock structures formed during the ablation phase of aluminium wire array z-pinches, Phys. Plasmas 20, 022705 (2013).

  48. G.N. Hall, S.V. Lebedev, F. Suzuki-Vidal, G. Swadling, J.P. Chittenden, S.N. Bland, A. Harvey-Thompson, P.F. Knapp, I.C. Blesener, R.D. McBride, D.A. Chalenski, K.S. Blesener, J.B. Greenly, S.A. Pikuz, T.A. Shelkovenko, D.A. Hammer, B.R. Kusse, Ablation dynamics in coiled wire-array Z-pinches, Phys. Plasmas 20, 022703 (2013).

  49. G.C. Burdiak, S.V. Lebedev, R.P. Drake, A.J. Harvey-Thompson, G.F. Swadling, F. Suzuki-Vidal, J. Skidmore, L. Suttle, E. Khoory, L. Pickworth, P. de Grouchy, G.N. Hall, S.N. Bland, M. Weinwurma, J.P. Chittenden, The production and evolution of multiple converging radiative shock waves in gas-filled cylindrical liner z-pinch experiments, High Energy Density Physics 9, 52-62 (2013).

  50. P.-A. Gourdain, R.J. Concepcion, M.T. Evans, J.B. Greenly, D.A. Hammer, C.L. Hoyt, E. Kroupp, B.R. Kusse, Y. Maron, A.S. Novick, S.A. Pikuz, N. Qi, G. Rondeau, E. Rosenberg, P.C. Schrafel, C.E. Seyler, T.C. Shelkovenko, Initial magnetic field compression studies using gas-puff Z-pinches and thin liners on COBRA, Nuclear Fusion 53(8), 083006 (2013).

  51. P.-A. Gourdain, C.E. Seyler, Impact of the Hall Effect on High-Energy-Density Plasma Jets, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 015002 (2013).

  52. C. L. Hoyt, P. F. Knapp, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, A. D. Cahill, P.-A. Gourdain, J. B. Greenly, B. R. Kusse and D. A. Hammer, Cable Array Z-Pinch Experiments at 1 MA, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science 40(12, pt. 2), 3367-71 (2012).

  53. S. I. Tkachenko, A. R. Mingaleev, S. A. Pikuz, V. M. Romanova, T. A. Khattatov, T. A. Shelkovenko, O. G. Ol'khovskaya, V. A. Gasilov, and Yu. G. Kalinin, Study of the Core–Corona Structure Formed during the Explosion of an Aluminum Wire in Vacuum, Plasma Physics Reports 38(1), 1–11, (2012).

  54. P. F. Knapp, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, D. A. Hammer, and S. B. Hansen, Time and space resolved measurement of the electron temperature, mass density and ionization state in the ablation plasma between two exploding wires, Phys. Plasmas 19, 056302 (2012).

  55. C. L. Hoyt, P. F. Knapp, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, A. D. Cahill, P.-A. Gourdain, J. B. Greenly, B. R. Kusse and D. A. Hammer, Enhanced keV peak power and yield using twisted pair 'cables' in a z-pinch, Appl. Phys. Lett. 100(24), 244106 (4 pp.) (2012).

  56. S. C. Bott, D. Mariscal, K. Gunasekera, J. Peebles, F. N. Beg, D. A. Hammer, B. R. Kusse, J. B. Greenly, T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, I. C. Blesener, R. D. McBride, J. D. Douglass, K. S. Blesener and P. F. Knapp, Experimental Analysis of the Acceleration Region in Tungsten Wire Arrays, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 40(12, pt. 2), 3324-8 (2012).

  57. P.-A. Gourdain, J. B. Greenly, D. A. Hammer, B. R. Kusse, S. A. Pikuz, C. E. Seyler, T. A. Shelkovenko and P. F. Knapp, Magnetohydrodynamic instabilities in radial foil configurations, Phys. Plasmas, v 19(2), 022701 (6 pp) (2012).

  58. T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, S. A. Mishin, A. R. Mingaleev, I. N. Tilikin, P. F. Knapp, A. D. Cahill, C. L. Hoyt, and D. A. Hammer, Hybrid X Pinches, Plasma Physics Reports 38(5), 359–381, (2012).

  59. F. Suzuki-Vidal, M. Bocchi, S. V. Lebedev, G. Swadling, G. Burdiak, S. N. Bland, P. De Grouchy, G. N. Hall, A. J. Harvey-Thompson, E. Khoory, S. Patankar, L. Pickworth, J. Skidmore, R. Smith, J. P. Chittenden, M. Krishnan, R.E. Madden, K. Wilson-Elliot, A. Ciardi, A. Frank, Interaction of a supersonic, radiatively cooled plasma jet with an ambient medium, Phys. Plasmas 19, 022708 (2012).

  60. S. C. Bott, G. Collins, K. Gunasekera, D. Mariscal, F. N. Beg, D. M. Haas, F. Veloso, I. C. Blesener, A. D. Cahill, C. L. Hoyt, B. R. Kusse and D. A. Hammer, A collinear self-emission and laser-backlighting imaging diagnostic, Rev. of Sci. Instrum. 83(8), 083507 (7 pp.) (2012).

  61. P. F. Knapp, S. B. Hansen, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko and D. A. Hammer, Calibration and analysis of spatially resolved x-ray absorption spectra from a non-uniform plasma, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 83, 073502 (2012).

  62. A. J. Harvey-Thompson, S. V. Lebedev, S. Patankar, S. N. Bland, G. Burdiak, J. P. Chittenden, A. Colaitis, P. De Grouchy, H. W. Doyle, G. N. Hall, E. Khoory, M. Hohenberger, L. Pickworth, F. Suzuki-Vidal, R. A. Smith, J. Skidmore, L. Suttle and G. Swadling, Optical Thomson scattering measurements of plasma parameters in the ablation stage of wire array Z pinches, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 145002 (2012).

  63. I. C. Blesener, J. B. Greenly, B. R. Kusse, K. S. Blesener, C. E. Seyler and D. A. Hammer, Pinching of ablation streams via magnetic field curvature in wire-array Z-pinches, Phys. Plasmas 19(2), 022109 (5 pp.) (2012).

  64. A. J. Harvey-Thompson, S. V. Lebedev, S. Patankar, S. N. Bland, G. Burdiak, J. P. Chittenden, A. Colaitis, P. De Grouchy, H. W. Doyle, G. N. Hall, E. Khoory, M. Hohenberger, L. Pickworth, F. Suzuki-Vidal, R. A. Smith, J. Skidmore, L. Suttle and G. Swadling, Optical Thomson scattering measurements of cylindrical wire array parameters, Phys. Plasmas 19, 056303 (2012).

  65. K. S. Blesener, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, I. C. Blesener, D. A. Hammer, Y. Maron, V. Bernshtam, R. Doron, L. Weingarten, and Y. Zarnitsky, Measuring magnetic fields in single aluminum wire plasmas with time-resolved optical spectroscopy, High Energy Density Physics 8, 224–226 (2012).

  66. J. L. Giuliani, F. N. Beg, R. M. Gilgenbach, V. L. Kantsyrev, B. R. Kusse, V. V. Ivanov and R. Presura, Plasma Pinch Research on University Pulsed-power Generators in the United States, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 40(12, pt. 2), 3246-64 (2012).

  67. J. D. Douglass, D. A. Hammer, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko and K. S. Blesener, Plasma density measurements in tungsten wire array z-pinches, Phys. Plasmas 19, 072710 (2012).

  68. Isaac Blesener, Bruce Kusse, Kate Blesener, John Greenly, David Hammer, Ablation and precursor formation in copper wire-array and liner z-pinches, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 40, 3313-3318 (2012).

  69. Kristopher Yirak, Ed Schroeder, Adam Frank and Andrew Cunningham, The Evolution of Hetergeneous 'Clumpy Jets': A Parameter Study. The Astrophysical Journal 746, article id. 133 (2012).

  70. S. Tessarin, D. Mikitchuk, R. Doron, E. Stambulchik, E. Kroupp, Y. Maron, D. A. Hammer, V. L. Jacobs, J. F. Seely, B. V. Oliver, and A. Fisher, Beyond Zeeman spectroscopy: Magnetic-field diagnostics with Stark-dominated line shapes, Phys. Plasmas 18, 093301 (2011).

  71. A. J. Harvey-Thompson, S. V. Lebedev, G. Burdiak, E. M. Waisman, G. N. Hall, F. Suzuki-Vidal, S. N. Bland, J. P. Chittenden, P. De Grouchy, E. Khoory, L. Pickworth, J. Skidmore and G. Swadling, Suppression of the ablation phase in wire array z-pinches using a tailored current prepulse, Phys. Rev. Letters 106, 205002, (2011).

  72. C. E. Seyler and M. R. Martin, Relaxation model for extended magnetohydro-dynamics: Comparison to magnetohydrodynamics for dense Z-pinches, Phys. Plasmas 18, 012703 (2011).

  73. F. Suzuki-Vidal, S. V. Lebedev, G. Swadling, P. De Grouchy, M. Bocchi, G. Burdiak, S. N. Bland, G. Hall, A. J. Harvey-Thompson, E. Khoory, L. Pickworth, J. Skidmore, J. P. Chittenden, M. Krishnan, K. W. Elliot, R. Madden and A. Ciardi, Interaction of a Supersonic Plasma Jet With an Argon Ambient Using Laser Interferometry, IEEE Trans. Plasma Science 39, 2830 (2011).

  74. P. F. Knapp, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, D. A. Hammer, and S. B. Hansen, High resolution absorption spectroscopy of exploding wire plasmas using an x-pinch x-ray source and spherically bent crystal, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 82, 063501 (2011).

  75. C. L. Hoyt, P. F. Knapp, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, P.-A. Gourdain, J. B. Greenly, B. R. Kusse and D. A. Hammer, X-pinch radiography of exploding 'cables', IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 39, part 1, 2404-5 (2011).

  76. Ryan D. McBride, Charles E. Seyler, Sergei A. Pikuz, David A. Hammer, David J. Ampleford, Tania A. Shelkovenko and Matthew R. Martin, Anode-cathode asymmetry in a wire-array Z-pinch: Highly resolved axial-shear-flow structure observed on the outer edges of ablating wires, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 39(11), part 1, 2430-2431 (2011).

  77. F. Suzuki-Vidal, S. V. Lebedev, G. Swadling, P. De Grouchy, M. Bocchi, G. Burdiak, S. N. Bland, G. Hall, A. J. Harvey-Thompson, E. Khoory, L. Pickworth, J. Skidmore, J. P. Chittenden, M. Krishnan, K. W. Elliot, R. Madden and A. Ciardi, Experimental Studies of Magnetically Driven Plasma Jets, Astrophysics and Space Science 336, 41-46 (2011).

  78. P.F. Knapp, J.B. Greenly, P.-A. Gourdain, C.L. Hoyt, M.R. Martin, S.A. Pikuz, C.E. Seyler, T.A. Shelkovenko and D.A. Hammer, Growth and saturation of the axial instability in low wire number wire array z-pinches, Phys. Plasmas 17, 012704 (2010).

  79. G. A. Mesyats, T. A. Shelkovenko, G. V. Ivanenkov, A. V. Agafonov, S. Yu. Savinov, S. A. Pikuz, I. N. Tilikin, S. I. Tkachenko, S. A. Chaikovskii, N. A. Ratakhin, V. F. Feduschak, V. I. Oreshkin, A. V. Fedunin, A. G. Russkikh, N. A. Labetskaya, A. P. Artemov, D. A. Hammer, D. B. Sinars, X-pinch source of subnanosecond soft x-ray pulses based on small-sized low-inductance current generator, JETP 111, 363-370 (2010).

  80. M. R. Martin, C. E. Seyler and G. B. Greenly, The role of magnetic field in the transition to streaming ablation in wire arrays, Phys. Plasmas 17, 052706 (2010).

  81. T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, R. D. McBride, P. F. Knapp, G. Wilhelm, D. B. Sinars, D. A. Hammer and N. Yu. Orlov, Symmetric Multilayer Megampere X pinch, Plasma Physics Reports 36, 50-66 (2010).

  82. D. J. Ampleford, C. A. Jennings, G. N. Hall, S. V. Lebedev, S. N. Bland, S. C. Bott, F. Suzuki-Vidal, J. B. A. Palmer, J. P. Chittenden, M. E. Cuneo, A. Frank, E. G. Blackman and A. Ciardi, Bow shocks in ablated plasma streams for nested wire array z-pinches: A laboratory astrophysics testbed for radiatively cooled shocks, Phys. Plasmas 17, 056315 (2010).

  83. P.-A. Gourdain, I. C. Blesener, J. B. Greenly, D. A. Hammer, P. F. Knapp, B. R. Kusse, S.A. Pikuz and T.C. Shelkovenko, High energy density plasmas generated by radial foil explosions, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 52, 055015 (2010).

  84. D. K. Kim, J. P. Chittenden, S. V. Lebedev, A. Marocchino, F. Suzuki-Vidal, Magneto-hydrodynamic Simulation of Tungsten Wire in Wire-Array Z Pinch, Contributions to Plasma Physics 50, 115-120 (2010).

  85. E. Stambulchik and Y. Maron, Plasma Line Broadening And Computer Simulations: A Mini-Review, High Energy Density Phys. 6, 9–14 (2010).

  86. P.-A. Gourdain, I. C. Blesener, J. B. Greenly, D. A. Hammer, P. F. Knapp, B. R. Kusse and P. C. Schrafel, Initial experiments using radial foils on the COBRA pulsed power generator, Phys. Plasmas 17, 012706 (2010).

  87. T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, A. D. Cahill, P. F. Knapp, D. A. Hammer, D. B. Sinars, I. N. Tilikin, and S. N. Mishin, Hybrid X-pinch with conical electrodes, Phys. Plasmas 17, 112707 (2010).

  88. E. Kroupp, D. Osin, A. Starobinets, V. Fisher, V. Bernshtam, L. Weingarten, Y. Maron, I. Uschmann, E. Förster, A. Fisher, M.E. Cuneo, C. Deeney, and J.L. Giuliani, Ion temperature and hydrodynamic-energy measurements in a z-pinch plasma at stagnation, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 105001 (2010).

  89. Francisco Suzuki-Vidal, S. V. Lebedev, S. N. Bland, G. N. Hall, A. Harvey-Thompson, J. P. Chittenden, A. Ciardi, A. Marocchino, , A. Frank, E. G. Blackman and S. C. Bott, Formation of episodic magnetically driven radiatively cooled plasma jets in the laboratory, Phys. Plasmas 17, 112708 (2010).

  90. F. Suzuki-Vidal, Sergey V. Lebedev, Simon N. Bland, Gareth N. Hall, Adam J. Harvey-Thompson, Jeremy P. Chittenden, Alberto Marocchino, Simon C. Bott, James B. A. Palmer and Andrea Ciardi, Effect of wire diameter and addition of an axial magnetic field on the dynamics of radial wire array Z-pinches, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 38, 581-588 (2010).

  91. Kristopher Yirak, Adam Frank, Andrew Cunningham, Self-convergence of Radiatively Cooling Clumps in the Interstellar Medium, The Astrophysical Journal, 722, pp. 412-424 (2010).

  92. R. D. McBride, T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, D. A. Hammer, J. B. Greenly, B. R. Kusse, J. D. Douglass, P. F. Knapp, K. S. Bell, I. C. Blesener, and D. A. Chalenski, Implosion dynamics and radiation characteristics of wire-array Z pinches on the Cornell Beam Research Accelerator, Phys. Plasmas 16, 012706 (2009).

  93. S. I. Tkachenko, A. R. Mingaleev, V. M. Romanov, A. E. Ter_Oganes'yan, T. A. Shelkovenko, and S. A. Pikuz, Distribution of Matter in the Current_Carrying Plasma and Dense Core of the Discharge Channel Formedupon Electrical Wire Explosion, Plasma Physics Reports 35, pp. 734–753, 2009.

  94. Wasif Syed, David A. Hammer and Michal Lipson, Study of Nanosecond Pulsed Magnetic Fields Using Temporally Resolved Faraday Rotation through a Magneto-Optical Waveguide, Optics Letters 34, 1009 (2009).

  95. J. C. Zier, J. D. Douglass, I. C. Blesener, K. S. Blesener, D. A. Chalenski, R. M. Gilgenbach, J. B. Greenly, D. A. Hammer, P. F. Knapp, B. R. Kusse, Y. Y. Lau, R. D. McBride, W. Syed, and E. P. Yu, Azimuthally Correlated Ablation Between Z-pinch Wire Cores, Phys. Plasmas 16, 102702 (2009).

  96. F. Suzuki-Vidal, S.V. Lebedev, Ciardi A., Bland S.N., Chittenden J.P., Hall G., Harvey-Thompson A., Marocchino A., Ning C., Stehle C., Frank A., Blackman E.G., Bott, S.C., Ray T., Formation of episodic magnetically driven radiatively cooled plasma jets in the laboratory, Astrophysics & Space Science 322, 19-23 (2009).

  97. D. A. Chalenski, B. R. Kusse, J. B. Greenly, Soldered contact and current risetime effects on negative polarity wire array Z-pinches, Phys. Plasmas 16, 082707 (2009).

  98. K. M. Williamson, V. L. Kantsyrev, A. A. Esaulov, A. S. Safronova, N. D. Ouart, F. M. Yilmaz, I. K. Shrestha, V. Shlyaptseva, R. D. McBride, D. A. Chalenski, J. D. Douglass, J. B. Greenly, D. A. Hammer and B. R. Kusse, Ablation dominated implosion dynamics of aluminum and stainless steel nested cylindrical wire arrays, Phys. Plasmas 16, 012704 (2009).

  99. S. C. Bott, D. M. Haas, Y. Eshaq, U. Ueda, F. N. Beg, D. A. Hammer, B. R. Kusse, J. B. Greenly, T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, I. C. Blesener, R. D. McBride, J. D. Douglass, K. Bell, P. Knapp, J. P. Chittenden, S. V. Lebedev, S. N. Bland, G. N. Hall, Vidal Suzuki, A. Marocchino, A. Harvey-Thompson, M.G. Haines, J.B.A. Palmer, A. Esaulov and D. J. Ampleford, Study of the effect of current rise time on the formation of the precursor column in cylindrical wire array Z pinches at 1 MA, Phys. Plasmas 16, 072701 (2009).

  100. A. J. Harvey-Thompson, S. V. Lebedev, S. N. Bland, J. P. Chittenden, G. N. Hall, A. Marocchino, F. Suzuki-Vidal, S. C. Bott, J. B. A. Palmer and C. Ning, Quantitative analysis of plasma ablation using inverse wire array Z pinch, Phys. Plasmas 16, 022701 (2009).

  101. S. I. Tkachenko, V. M. Romanova, A. R. Mingaleev, A. E. Ter-Oganesyan, T. A. Shelkovenko and S.A. Pikuz. Study of plasma parameters distribution upon electrical wire explosion, Eur. Phys. J. D 54, pp.335-341 (2009).

  102. A. Ciardi, S. V. Lebedev, A. Frank, F. Suzuki-Vidal, G. N. Hall, S. N. Bland, A. Harvey-Thompson, E. G. Blackman and M. Camenzind, Episodic magnetic bubbles and jets: astrophysical implications from laboratory experiments, Ap. J. Letters 691, L147–L150 (2009).

  103. E. Stambulchik and Y. Maron, Plasma Line Broadening And Computer Simulations: A Mini-Review, High Energy Density Phys. 6, 9–14 (2010).

  104. G. N. Hall, S. N. Bland, S. V. Lebedev, J. P. Chittenden, J. B. A. Palmer, F. Suzuki-Vidal, A. J. Harvey-Thompson, G. F. Swadling, N. Niasse and S. C. Bott, Modifying Wire-Array Z-Pinch Ablation Structure and Implosion Dynamics Using Coiled Wires, IEEE Trans. Plasma Science 37, 520-529 (2009).

  105. I. C. Blesener, J. B. Greenly, S.A. Pikuz, T.A. Shelkovenko, S. Vishniakou, D.A. Hammer, and B.R. Kusse, Axial x-ray backlighting of wire-array Z-pinches using X pinches, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 80, 123505 (2009).

  106. T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, R. D. McBride, P. F. Knapp, H. Wilhelm, D. A. Hammer and D. B. Sinars, Nested Multilayer X-pinches for Generators with Mega-ampere current level, Phys. Plasmas 16, 050702 (2009).

  107. Andrew J. Cunningham, Adam Frank, Peggy Varniere, Sorin Mitran and Thomas W. Jones, Simulating Magnetohydrodynamics Flow with Constrained Transport and Adaptive Mesh Refinement: Algorithms and Tests of the AstroBear Code, Ap. J. Supp. 182, 519 (2009).

  108. Kristopher Yirak, Adam Frank, Andrew Cunningham and Sorin Mitran, Hypersonic Buckshot: Astrophysical Jets as Heterogeneous Collimated Plasmoids, The Astrophysical Journal 695, pp. 999-1005 (2009).

  109. J. D. Douglass and D. A. Hammer, COBRA-STAR, a five frame point-projection x-ray imaging system for 1 MA scale wire-array Z pinches, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 79, 033503 (2008).

  110. T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, A. R. Mingaleev, A. V. Agafonov, V. M. Romanova, A.E. Ter-Oganes'yan, S. I. Tkachenko, I. C. Blesener, M. D. Mitchell, K. M. Chandler, B. R. Kusse and D. A. Hammer, Accelerated electrons and hard X-ray emission from X-pinches, Plasma Physics Reports 34, 754-770 (2008).

  111. D. B. Sinars, S. A. Pikuz, J. D. Douglass, R. D. McBride, D. J. Ampleford, P. Knapp, K. Bell, D. Chalenksi, M. E. Cuneo, J. B. Greenly, D. A. Hammer, B. R. Kusse, A. Mingaleev, T. A. Shelkovenko and D. F. Wenger, Bright spots in 1 MA X pinches as a function of wire number and material, Phys. Plasmas 15, 092703 (2008).

  112. G. N. Hall, J. P. Chittenden, S. N. Bland, S. V. Lebedev, S. C. Bott, C. Jennings, J. Palmer and F. A. Suzuki-Vidal, Modifying Wire-Array Z-Pinch Ablation Structure Using Coiled Arrays, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 065003 (2008).

  113. J. B. Greenly, J. D. Douglass, D. A. Hammer, B. R. Kusse, S. C. Glidden and H. D. Sanders, A 1 MA, Variable Risetime Pulse Generator for High Energy Density Plasma Research, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 79, 073501 (2008).

  114. T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, I. C. Blesener, R. D. McBride, K. S. Bell, D. A. Hammer, A. V. Agafonov, V. M. Romanova, and A. R. Mingaleev, Measurements of high-current electron beams from X pinches and wire array Z pinches, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 79, 10E316 (2008).

  115. S. A. Pikuz, J. D. Douglass, T. A. Shelkovenko, D. B. Sinars and D. A. Hammer, Wide band focusing x-ray spectrograph with spatial resolution, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 79, 013106 (2008).

  116. S. I. Tkachenko, V. M. Romanova, T. A. Shelkovenko, A. E. Ter-Oganesyan, A. R. Mingaleev, S. A. Pikuz. Laser imaging of secondary electrical explosion of wire with and without outer interruption of current pulse, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 36, 1292-1293 (2008).

  117. A. S. Safranova, V. L. Kantsyrev, A. A. Esaulov, N. D. Ouart, M. F. Yilmaz, K. Williamson, I. Shrestha, G. Osborne, J. B. Greenly, K. M. Chandler, R. D. McBride, D. A. Chalenski, D. A. Hammer, B. R. Kusse and P. D. LePell, Spectroscopy and Implosion Dynamics of low wire number nested arrays at the 1 MA COBRA generator, Phys. Plasmas 15, 033302 (2008).

  118. James B. A. Palmer, Simon C. Bott, Simon N. Bland, David J. Ampleford, Sergey V. Lebedev, Jeremy P. Chittenden and Francisco Suzuki-Vidal, Radiography of foam targets in wire-array Z-pinches, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 36, 1272-1273 (2008).

  119. S. A. Pikuz, P. C. Schrafel, T. A. Shelkovenko and B. R. Kusse, A torqueing shearing interferometer for cylindrical wire-array experiments, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 79, 10E716 (2008).

  120. Kristopher Yirak, Adam Frank, Andrew Cunningham and Sorin Mitran, The Interaction between a Pulsed Astrophysical Jet and Small-Scale Heterogeneous Media, The Astrophysical Journal 672, pp. 996-1005 (2008).

  121. S. A. Pikuz, S. I. Tkachenko, D. V. Barishpol'tsev, G. V. Ivanenkov, A. R. Mingaleev, V. M. Romanova, A. E. Ter-Oganes'yan and T. A. Shelkovenko, Interpreting Experimental Data on the Electric Explosion of Thin Wires in Air, Technical Physics Letters 33, 651–654 (2007).

  122. S. I. Tkachenko, D. V. Barishpoltsev, G. V. Ivanenkov, V. M. Romanova, A.E. Ter-Oganesyan, A. R. Mingaleev, T. A. Shelkovenko, and S. A. Pikuz, Analysis of the discharge channel structure upon nanosecond electrical explosion of wires, Phys. Plasmas 14, 123502 (1-9) (2007).

  123. S. I. Tkachenko, S.A. Pikuz, V. M. Romanova, A. E. Ter-Oganesyan, A. R. Mingaleev and T. A. Shelkovenko, Overvoltage pulse development upon electrical explosion of thin wires, J. Physics D: Appl. Phys. 40, 1742-1750 (2007).

  124. J. D. Douglass, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, D. A. Hammer, S. N. Bland, S. C. Bott, and R. D. McBride, Structure of the dense cores and ablation plasmas in the initial phase of tungsten wire array z-pinches, Phys. Plasmas 14, 012704 (2007).

  125. T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, J. D. Douglass, I. C. Blesener, J. B. Greenly, R. D. McBride, D. A. Hammer and B. R. Kusse, Wire core and coronal plasma expansion in wire array z-pinches with small numbers of wires, Phys. Plasmas 14, 102702 (2007).

  126. J. P. Chittenden, A. Ciardi, C. A. Jennings, S. V. Lebedev, D. A. Hammer, S. A. Pikuz and T. A. Shelkovenko, Structural evolution and formation of high-pressure plasmas in X pinches, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 025003 (2007).

  127. S. N. Bland, S. V. Lebedev, J. P. Chittenden, A. Harvey-Thompson, G. N. Hall, F. Suzuki-Vidal, D. J. Ampleford, S. C. Bott, J. B. A. Palmer, S. A. Pikuz and T. A. Shelkovenko, Implosion and Stagnation of Wire-array Z-pinches, Phys. Plasmas 14, 056315 (2007).

  128. Simon C. Bott, Sergey V. Lebedev, Simon N. Bland, Jeremy P. Chittenden, Gareth N. Hall, Francisco A. Suzuki-Vidal, Alberto Marocchino, James B. A. Palmer, David J. Ampleford and Chris A. Jennings, The formation of precursor structures in cylindrical and "4 × 4" wire arrays, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 35, 165-170 (2007).

  129. N. Yu. Orlov, S. Yu. Gus'kov, S. A. Pikuz, V. B. Rosanov, T. A. Shelkovenko, N. V. Zmitrenko and D. A. Hammer, Theoretical and experimental studies of the radiative properties of hot dense matter for optimizing soft X-ray sources, Laser and Particle Beams 25, 415-423, (2007).

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