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Title Observations of plasmons in warm dense matter
Abstract We present the first collective x-ray scattering measurements of plasmons in solid-density plasmas. The forward scattering spectra of a laser-produced narrow-band x-ray line from isochorically heated beryllium show that the plasmon frequency is a sensitive measure of the electron density. Dynamic structure calculations that include collisions and detailed balance match the measured plasmon spectrum indicating that this technique will enable new applications to determine the equation of state and compressibility of dense matter.
Organisation CCLRC , CLF , CLF-HPL
Keywords PHYSICS BASIS , National Ignition Facility , CLF 2006-2007 , Ray Thomson Scattering , LASER SCATTERING
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Language English (EN)
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Journal Article Phys Rev Lett 98, no. 6 (2007): 065002. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.065002 2007