A soft X-ray laser interferogram of a high-density colliding plasma

A. S. Wan, T. W. Barbee, R. Cauble, P. Celliers, L. B. Da Silva, J. C. Moreno, P. W. Rambo, G. F. Stone, J. E. Trebes, F. Weber

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We have used a soft X-ray laser interferometer to study the collision and subsequent interaction of counter-streaming high-density plasmas. The measured density profiles show the evolution of the colliding plasmas from interpenetration, when the low-density edge of the plasmas first collide, to stagnation at the symmetry plane with density building at the symmetry plane.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)120-121
Number of pages2
JournalIEEE Transactions on Plasma Science
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes


  • Collision processes
  • Inertial confinement
  • Interferometry
  • X-ray lasers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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