X-ray Diagnosis

xrayWe develop diagnostic tools for high-density, high-temperature, highly-compressed targets in laser fusion research carried out on the 40 kJ, 700 ps, 60 TW Omega laser system in the Laboratory for Laser Energetics at the University of Rochester, New York.

Selected Publications

"Areal-density Measurements of Laser Targets Using Absorption Lines"
B. Yaakobi, R.S. Craxton, R. Epstein and Q. Su, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 58, 75 (1997).

"Diagnosis of High-temperature Implosions Using Low- and High-opacity Krypton Lines"
B. Yaakobi, R. Epstein, C.F. Hooper Jr., D.A. Haynes Jr. and Q. Su, J. X-ray Sci. & Tech. 6, 172 (1996).

"Quantitative Measurements with X-ray Microscopes in Laser Fusion Experiments"
F.J. Marshall and Q. Su, Rev. in Scient. Instrum. 66, 725 (1995).

"New Diagnostic Features in the Laser Implosions of Argon-filled Targets"
B. Yaakobi, R. Epstein, F.J. Marshall, D.K. Bradley, P.A. Jaanimagi and Q. Su, Opt. Commun. 111, 556 (1994).