6th International Conference on

High Energy Density Laboratory Astrophysics
Conference Program

 (Posters will be on display throughout the Conference)

 

 

Friday March 10

7:00 pm

Reception:  Pre-Registration, Reception & Cash Bar at the Marriott

 

Saturday March 11

Opening Remarks

8:20

Dr. Eugene Levy, Provost of Rice University — Welcome Address

First Talk

8:30

Paul Drake

HED Facilities and Their Connection to Issues in Astrophysics

I

Stellar Evolution, Stellar Envelopes, Opacities, Radiation Transport

Chair: Justin Wark/Jim Bailey

9:00

Steve Rose

Photoionized Plasmas

9:20

Michel Busquet

Recent Advances in Atomic Physics Codes for Astrophysics Studies

9:40

Richard Klein

Scaled Neutron Star Atmospheric and Radiation Dominated Accretion Disk Conditions on NIF: A New Paradigm in Extreme Physics richard klein 551 <klein@astron.Berkeley.EDU>

10:00

Break

 

10:30

John Castor

Astrophysical Radiation Hydrodynamics

10:50

Jim Stone

Radiation MHD Simulations of Astrophysical Accretion Disks

11:10

Justin Wark

Radiation Transfer Effects on the Spectra of Laser-generated Plasmas

11:30

Ken Ohsuga

2D Radiation-hydro Simulations of Accretion Flow

11:50

Jim Bailey

Iron Opacity Measurements with Samples Heated by Z-pinch Radiation

12:10

Lunch

 

II

Astrophysical Jets, High-Mach-number Flows, Magnetized Radiative Jets,

magnetic reconnection

Chair:  Tom Ray/Paul Bellan

1:40

Patrick Hartigan

Astro – Jet Observations (overview)

2:00

John Bally

A Review Talk on Outflows from Young Stars

2:20

Sett You

Experimental Work on MHD Jets

2:40

Sergey Lebedev

Laboratory Modeling of Astrophysical Jets

3:00

Break

 

3:20

John Foster

Laboratory Experiments with Dense Plasma Jets

3:40

Rob Coker

Numerical Simulations and Astrophysical Applications of Laboratory Jets at Omega

4:00

Andrea Ciardi

3D MHD Simulations of Laboratory Plasma Jets

4:20

Adam Frank

Jet-jet Interactions and Turbulence in Molecular Clouds; Experiment Simulations – AstroBEAR

4:40

Yoshi Kato

A magnetic-tower Jet Solution for Launching Astrophysical Jets and the Formation of First Jets in the Universe

7:30

Panel-Round Table: 

Future of HEDP

Panelists:  David Meyerhofer, Chris Keane, Tina Back,

Bruce Remington, Ron Davidson, Steve Rose, Neal Lane and Takayosi Sano

Moderator:  George Kyrala,


 

 

Sunday March 12

III

Compact Objects, Accretion Disks, X-ray Photoionized Plasmas

Chair:  Steve Rose/Dimitri Ryutov

8:20

Dmitri Ryutov

Scaling Laws for Collisionless Laser-plasma Interactions of Relevance for Laboratory Astrophysics 

8:40

David Alexander

Laboratory Exploration of Solar Energetic Phenomena

9:00

Ken Ebisawa

Title not available

9:20

Julian Krolik

General Relativistic MHD Simulations of Jets from Accreting Black Holes

9:40

Ian Parish

Title not available

10:00

 Break

 

IV

Astrophysical jets part II

Chair:  Adam Frank/Pat Hartigan

10:30

Hui Li

3-D Magnetohydrodynamic Modeling of Large Scale Structures of Jets

10:50

Shreekrishna Tripathi

Emergence of Kinetic Plasma Jets in a Coronal Loop Simulation Experiment "S. K. P. Tripathi" <tripathi@caltech.edu>

11:10

Richard Lovelace

 

Poynting Jets from Pulsars, Disk Accreting Stars, and Z Pinches

11:30

Victor Malka

Title not available

11:50

M. Boettcher

Astrophysical Jets of Blazars and Microquasars

12:10

 Lunch

 

V

Supernova Remnants, Shock Processing, Radiative Shock

Chair:  Serge Bouquet/Paul Drake

1:40

Craig Wheeler

Non-axisymmetric Dynamics and Magnetosonic Flux in Core Collapse

2:00

Vikram Dwarkadas

The Evolution of Supernova Remnants in the Winds of Massive Stars, and Study of associated Hydrodynamic Instabilities

 

2:20

Jeff Hester

Instabilities in Thermal and Relativistic Plasmas in the Crab Nebula

 

2:40

Freddy Hansen

Laboratory Observation of Secondary Shock Formation Ahead of a Strongly Radiative Blast Wave

 

3:00

 Break

 

3:20

Amy Reighard

Astrophysical Connections to a Driven Radiative Shock Experiment

3:40

Roland Smith

Colliding Blast Waves Driven by Interaction of Short Pulse Laser with Clusters in Gas

4:00

Robert Peterson

Radiative shock experiments on Z

4:20

Claire Michaut

Theoretical and Numerical Studies of Radiative Shocks

4:40

Jim Hawreliak

Studies of Iron at Pressures Above the a-e Phase Transition in a Laboratory Using Shock Loading and in-situ X-ray Diffraction. James Hawreliak <hawreliak1@mail.llnl.gov>

7:30

Dessert & Coffee

 

 

 

 


 

 

Monday 13

VI

Supernovae, Gamma-Ray Bursts, Exploding Systems, Strong Shocks Turbulent Mixing

Chair:  Bruce Remington

8:30

Mikhail Medvedev

Weibel Turbulence in Laboratory Experiments and GRB/SN Shocks

8:50

Don Lamb

Exciting Recent Discoveries About Gamma-ray Bursts

9:10

Dov Shvarts

Recent Studies of RT and RM Dynamics - Theoretical-Computational and Experimental Results

9:30

Carolyn Kuranz

Supernova Hydrodynamics Experiments with Attention to the Transition to Turbulence

9:50

Break

 

10:20

Shigehiro Nagataki

Explosion Mechanism of Core-collapse Supernovae and Collapsars

10:40

Akira Mizuta

Collimated Jet or Expanding Outflow: Possible Origins of GRBs and X-ray Flashes

11:00

Tomek Plewa

Simulations and Models of Core-collapse SNe

11:20

Marc Pound

Pillars of Heaven

11:40

Jave Kane

Structures in Molecular Clouds:  Modeling Jave Kane <jave@llnl.gov>

12:00

Lunch

 

12:20

 

 

12:40

 

 

1:00

 

 

 

 

 

2:20

NASA TOUR

Bus will pick up participants at Hotel between 2:00-2:10 p.m.

7:00

Cocktails

Cash Bar

7:30

Banquet

Speaker:  Dr. Everett Gibson,  (JSC-KR) (NASA)

 

 

Title: "Lifting the Veil: Secrets of the Red Planet"

 


 

 

Tuesday 14

VII

Planetary Interiors, High-Pressure EOS, Dense Plasma Atomic Physics

Chair:  George Kyrala/Michael Koenig

8:00

Jonathan Fortney

High Pressure Equations of State and the Structure of Jupiter, Saturn, and Exoplanets

8:20

Peter Cellier

Equation of State and Transport Properties in Dense Helium

8:40

Marcus Knudson

Isentropic Compression EOS Experiments

9:00

Michel Koenig

Density Measurement in Laser Shock Compressed Targets Using Proton and Hard X-ray Beams

9:20

Gilles Chabrier

The Equation of State of Dense Hydrogen and Helium

9:40

Break

 

10:10

Phil Heimann

High Energy Density Applications at X FELs

10:30

Giancula Gregori

Warm Dense Matter Experiments

10:50

Barukh Yaakobi

EXAFS Studies of EOS and Phase Transformation in Ti, V and Fe Using Laser-based Radiation Source

11:10

Vladimir Fortov

Canceled on March 10th

11:10

Stephane Mazevet

Quantum Simulations of Warm, Dense Matter

11:30

Luis O. Silva

Collisionless Instabilities in Unmagnetized Relativistic Outflows and the Formation of Relativistic Shocks

11:50

Lunch

 

VIII

Ultrastrong Fields, Particle Acceleration, Collisionless Shocks

Chair:  Edison Liang

1:30

Matthew Baring

Particle Acceleration Mechanisms in Astrophysical Shocks

1:50

Karl Krushelnick

Measurements of the Evolution of Large Magnetic Fields in High Power Laser-plasma Interactions "Krushelnick, Karl M" <k.krushelnic@imperial.ac.uk>

2:10

Sergey Gordienko

Scalable Dynamics in Laboratory and Astrophysical Ultra-relativistic Plasmas and its Application to Electron Acceleration:  Theory and Numerical Simulation

2:30

Anatoly Spitkovski

Pulsar Winds and Wind Shocks

2:50

Break

 

3:20

Takayosi Sano

New Direction of Research at ILE, Osaka University:  High Energy Density Science and Laser Astrophysics

3:40

Sebastien Le Pape

Proton Radiography of Megagauss Electromagnetic Fields Generated by the Irradiation of a Solid Target by an Ultra Intense Laser Pulse

4:00

Session Chairs

Summary and Review of the Conference

4:20

Break

 

7:00

Dessert & Coffee

 

 

 


 

POSTERS

Posters will be available for viewing throughout conference

Dedicated sessions on Sunday and Tuesday

(2 people per assigned double poster board)

Assigned # below

 

 Poster #   Name             Last Name                                                    Title

 

1

David

Ampleford

Laboratory modeling of radiatively cooled proto-stellar jets with angular momentum

1

David

Ampleford

The steady state interaction of a radiatively cooled jet with a side-wind

2

Matthew

Baring

Electrostatic Potentials in Supernova Remnant Shocks Matthew Baring <baring@spacibm.rice.edu>

2

Paul

Bellan

Collimation of astrophysical jets via pile-up of frozen-in convected toroidal magnetic flux Paul Bellan <pbellan@its.caltech.edu>

3

Vadim

Belyaev

No title available

3

R.

Bingham

High Energy Density Laboratory Astrophysics

4

Markus

Boettcher

Models of Very-High-Energy Gamma-Ray Emission from the Jets of Microquasars: Orbital Modulation

4

Alan

Calder

Flame Energetics in Type Ia Supernovae_ <calder@flash.uchicago.edu>

5

Aaron

Edens

Study of the Evolution of Perturbations on High Mach Number Blast Waves

5

Yonatan

Elbaz

Initial Conditions dependence of the Rayleigh-Taylor , Richtmyer-Meshkov and Kelvin-Hemlholz instabilities

6

Felicie

Albert

Polychromatic X-ray beam from the acceleration of energetic electrons in ultrafast laser-produced plasmas

6

Justin

Finke

A parallel Monte Carlo Fokker-Planck Code for Simulating Time-Dependent Radiation Transport

7

Robert

Fisher

DNS Simulations of Lagrangian Properties of Turbulence at High Reynolds Numbers

7

Amnon

Fruchtman

Double Layers and Thrust_ _"Amnon Fruchtman" <fnfrucht@hait.ac.il>

8

Ikkoh

Funaki

Laboratory Experiment of a Plasma Flow around Magnetic Sail

8

Vadim

Gamezo

Delayed Detonations in Type Ia Supernovae: Can the Detonation Fail _<gamezo@lcp.nrl.navy.mil>

9

Swati

Gupta

X-Ray  Spectral Variability from Jet Models of Microquasars

9

Freddy

Hansen

Mass-stripping analysis of an interstellar cloud by a supernova shock Freddy Hansen <hansen46@llnl.gov>

10

Pat

Hartigan

Magnetic Fields in Stellar Jets

10

Nathan

Hearn

Flash Code Validation with Laser-Driven Rayleigh-Taylor and Richtmyer-Meshkov Instabilities: An Analysis and Comparison of Two- and Three-Dimensional Results Nathan Hearn <nhearn@uchicago.edu>

11

M.

Herrmann

The nonlinear evolution and diagnostics of the Richtmyer-Meshkov unstable fluid interface <snezha@flash.uchicago.edu>

11

B. J.

Kellet

A Plasma Mechanism explaining the Asymmetric X-ray Emission from the Supernova

12

Thomas

Killian

 Strong Coupling in Ultra-cold Neutral Plasmas

12

Pavel

Kubes

Observation of Fast Electrons and Ions in Plasma Focus Discharge

13

Jon

Larsen

Two-dimensional Simulations of Perturbed Radiative Blast Waves

13

Edison

Liang

PIC Simulations of GRB Emission and Laser Experiments with Electron-Positron Plasmas <liang@spacibm.rice.edu>

14

Berenice

Loupias

Plasma jets and bow shocks experiment using LULI 2000 Laser facility

14

D.

Martinez

Magnetic Fields for the Laboratory Simulation of Astrophysical Objects

15

Akira

Mizuta

"Nonlinear instability of the Ionization Front in HII Regions"

15

Stephen

Moon

Modeling the Dynamics of Reduced Mass Targets Heated by Ultra-Intense Lasers_ Stephen Moon <moon1@llnl.gov>

16

Alastair

Moore

Temporally and spatially resolved laboratory studies of high mach number blast wave collisions

16

Philippe

Nicolai

Plasma jets produced in a single laser beam interaction with a planar target

17

Ken-Ichi

Nishikawa

3-D RPIC simulations of relativistic jets: Particle acceleration, magnetic field generation, and emission

17

Koichi

Noguchi

Three-dimensional Particle Acceleration in Electromagnetic Dominated Outflows with Background Plasma and Clump Koichi Noguchi <kkkknoguchi@yahoo.co.jp>

18

Koichi

Noguchi

Three-dimensional Particle Acceleration in Magnetic Cylinder and Torus Koichi Noguchi <kkkknoguchi@yahoo.co.jp>

18

Koichi

Noguchi

Three-dimensional Particle Acceleration by Counter-Propagating Short Pulse Lasers Koichi Noguchi <kkkknoguchi@yahoo.co.jp>

19

Ian

Parrish

Simulation of the Magnetothermal Instability

19

Fang

Peng

Sedimentation and X-ray Bursts <fpeng@oddjob.uchicago.edu>

20

Fang

Peng

Two-component Jet Models of Gamma-ray Burst Sources <fpeng@oddjob.uchicago.edu>

20

Alexei Y.

Poludnenko

Computation of Fluid Flows with High Degree of Expansion/Contraction and Rotation Alexei Poludnenko <apol@flash.uchicago.edu>

21

Radu

Presura

Experimental Design for the Laboratory Simulation of Magnetized Astrophysical Jets

21

Bruce

Remington

Experiments on material properties at extreme pressures of relevance to planetary interiors

22

John L.

Remo

High Energy Density Laser Interactions Simulating Planetary Processes

22

Xavier

Ribeyere

Non-stationary Rayleigh-Taylor Instabilities in Pulsar Wind Nebulae

23

Paula

Rosen

Experiments to Study Radiation Transport in Clumpy Media

23

Dmitri

Ryutov

Phenomenological theory of the photo evaporation front instability

 

 

 

 

24

Takayoshi

Sano

The Evolution of Channel Flows in MHD Turbulence Driven by Magnetorotational Instability

24

Sugiyama

Shinya

Compton Spectrum from Poynting Flux Accelerated e+e- Plasma

25

Uri

Shumlak

Plasma Jet Formation in the ZaP Flow Z-Pinch Experiment

25

Seunghyeon

Son

Controlled fusion regimes and current drive in a degenerate plasma

26

Vladimir

Sotnikov

Excitation of electromagnetic flute modes in the process of interaction of plasma flow with inhomogeneous magnetic field

26

Stephanie

Sublett

Double-Pulse Laser-Driven Jets on OMEGA

27

Alfonso G.

Tarditi

MHD Simulation of PLASMA PLUME DYNAMICS in the VASIMR Magnetic Nozzle

27

Dean

Townsley

Strong and Weak Nuclear Evolution of Material Behind a Deflagration Front in Type Ia Supernovae _Dean Townsley <townsley@uchicago.edu>

28

George

Tynan

Quenching of non-local heat transport during plasma expansion into a magnetic field.

28

Lucas

Wanex

Sheared Flow as a Stabilizing Mechanism in Astrophysical Jets

29

Bernhard H.

Wilde

Three-dimensional RAGE Modeling of Laboratory Jets that Scale to Astrophysical Jets

29

S.C.

Wilks

Progress Towards Creating Kilovolt Plasmas at Solid Densities for Laboratory Astrophysics Experiments Using Reduced Mass Targets Heated by Ultra-Intense Lasers

30

Robin

Williams

Photoionized ows from magnetized globules

 

S. V.

Zybin

Molecular Dynamics Simulations Of The Richtmyer-Meshkov Instability In Shock Loaded Solids<snezha@flash.uchicago.edu>