Invited Speakers

  • A Future for High-Energy-Density Science at Brilliant Light Sources
    Dr Cris Barnes, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
  • Searching for turbulence in High Energy Density Rayleigh-Taylor Instability experiments
    Dr Alexis Casner, National Ignition Facility, USA
  • High Charge Electron Acceleration from Solid Target
    Dr Liming Chen, Institute of Physics Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  • Modeling and projecting ICF implosion performance for the National Ignition Facility
    Professor Dan Clark, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
  • Real and complex-valued geometrical optics inverse ray tracing in adaptive meshes for inline field calculations and nonlinear laser-plasma interactions

    Dr Arnaud Colaitis, Centre d'Etudes Lasers Intenses et Applications, France

  • The Mallat Scattering Transform (MST) in high energy density plasmas:  a new look at nonlinear, multiscale physics in HED
    Dr Michael Glinsky, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
  • Exploring stellar nucleosynthesis and basic nuclear science using high energy density plasmas at OMEGA and the NIF

    Dr Maria Gatu Johnson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

  • Exploring the dense Universe using compact pulsed-power drivers
    Professor Pierre Gourdain, University of Rochester, USA
  • Modeling consistent material properties and observables for high-energy-density science
  • Dr Stephanie Hansen, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
  • Warming Up Density Functional Theory for High-Energy-Density Plasmas
    Dr Suxing Hu, University of Rochester, USA
  • Machine learning guided discovery and design for inertial confinement fusion

    Kelli Humbird, Lawrence Liverrmore National Laboratory, USA

  • Acceleration of proton and electron from high energy, kilojoule, and multi-picosecond laser pulses
    Dr Joohwan Kim, University of San Diego, USA
  • A spectroscopic study of keV solid-density Fe plasma isochorically heated by LCLS X-ray FEL
    Dr Hae Ja Lee, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, USA
  • Planar direct-drive Rayleigh-Taylor bubble merger experiments
    Dr Laurent Masse, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
  • High energy protons from foils undergoing relativistic induced transparency driven by intense laser light
    Professor Paul McKenna, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
  • Laser and pulsed power coupling for magnetized liner inertial fusion (MagLIF)
  • Stephanie Miller, University of Michigan, USA
  • Investigating the insulator to metal transition in dense fluid hydrogen and helium with laser-driven dynamic compression

    Dr Marius Millot, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA

  • A semi-analytic model of gas-puff Z-pinch liner-on-target magneto-inertial fusion
    Jeff Narkis, University of California, USA
  • High-Pressure Structural and Electronic Properties of Ramp-Compressed Sodium

    Dr Danae Polsin, University of Rochester, USA

  • The NIF Re-Shock platform for studying Rayleigh-Taylor and Richtmyer-Meshkov instabilities in a planar geometry

    Dr Kumar Raman, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA

  • Warm dense matter studies relevant for planetary science
    Dr Alessandra Ravasio, LULI Laboratory, France

  • Generation of ultra-high energy density plasmas by the interaction of relativistic laser pulses with nanostructures

    Professor Jorge Rocca, Colorado State University, USA

  • Experiments on magnetized high energy-density physics using strong laser-driven magnetostatic fields
    Professor Joao Jorge Santos, University of Bordeaux, France

  • Dual ion species plasma expansion from isotopically layered cryogenic targets
    Dr Graeme Scott, Science and Technology Facilities Council, UK

  • Counterpropagating radiative shock experiments on the SG-II laser
    Dr Francisco Suzuki-Vidal, Imperial College London, UK

  • Developing High-Intensity Laser-plasma experimental capability on NIF-ARC
    Jackson Williams, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA


Key dates

Abstract submission deadline [EXTENDED]:

20 December 2018 (2pm)

Registration deadline:

21 March 2019


Organised by the IOP Plasma Physics group


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