Ultrafast melting of carbon induced by intense proton beams
. (2010) Ultrafast melting of carbon induced by intense proton beams. Physical Review Letters, Vol.105 (No.26). Article no. 265701 . ISSN 0031-9007 Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.105.265701
Laser-produced proton beams have been used to achieve ultrafast volumetric heating of carbon samples at solid density. The isochoric melting of carbon was probed by a scattering of x rays from a secondary laser-produced plasma. From the scattering signal, we have deduced the fraction of the material that was melted by the inhomogeneous heating. The results are compared to different theoretical approaches for the equation of state which suggests modifications from standard models.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Physics|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Carbon, Proton beams|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Physical Review Letters|
|Publisher:||American Physical Society|
|Page Range:||Article no. 265701|
|Funder:||Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), Germany. Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF), Science and Technology Facilities Council (Great Britain) (STFC), John Fell Fund, Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD), United States. Dept. of Energy|
|Grant number:||EP/G007187/1 (EPSRC), EP/D062837 (EPSRC), EP/C001869/1 (EPSRC), 06DA9043I (BMBF), 06DA9044I (BMBF), 05KS7SJ1 (BMBF), 08-ERI-002 (LDRD), DE-AC52-07NA27344 (DoE), DE-AC04-94AL85000 (DoE)|
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