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Modern x-ray sources based on university-scale 1 MA z-pinch generators
Author(s): V. L. Kantsyrev
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Paper Abstract

A summary of recent developments of modern x-ray sources based on university-scale 1 MA z-pinch generators is given. Wire array z-pinches are a powerful x-ray source that was found during the last decade to be promising for inertial confinement fusion and radiation physics. Applications of novel and traditional wire-array configurations, such as X-pinches, planar and compact cylindrical wire arrays, to high energy density science are observed and analyzed. After a general introduction to wire array sources, new results are discussed along with numerous experiments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 September 2007
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 6703, Ultrafast X-Ray Sources and Detectors, 670307 (18 September 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.740265
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V. L. Kantsyrev, Univ. of Nevada, Reno (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6703:
Ultrafast X-Ray Sources and Detectors
Zenghu Chang; George A. Kyrala; Jean-Claude Kieffer, Editor(s)

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