Understanding Matter Under Extreme Pressures

Last updated 29th Jun 2017
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A pinboard by JJ Ruby

Graduate Student, University of Rochester Laboratory for Laser Energetics

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Compressing matter to extreme states and making measurements of it.

We compress matter to multi-gigabar pressures using the world's most powerful laser systems. At these conditions the electrons are liberated from the nuclei creating a fluid of ions and electrons. ...