AAS 196th Meeting, June 2000
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Session 22. Ushering in a New Era: Laboratory Astrophysics with Intense Lasers

Topical Session Oral, Tuesday, June 6, 2000, 8:30-10:00am, 10:45am-12:30pm, 2:00-3:30pm, 3:45-5:30pm, Highland A/K

22.01 An Overview of Laser Astrophysics: Theory
D. Arnett (Steward Observatory)
22.02 Hydrodynamic Scalings: from Astrophysics to Laboratory
D.D. Ryutov, B.A. Remington (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
22.03 FLASH simulations of multi-layer targets
A. C. Calder, B. Fryxell, R. Rosner (University of Chicago), J. Kane, B. A. Remington (LLNL), L. J. Dursi (University of Chicago), K. Olson (University of Chicago,NASA/GSFC), P. M. Ricker, F. X. Timmes, M. Zingale (University of Chicago), P. MacNeice (NASA/GSFC), H. Tufo (University of Chicago)
22.04 An Overview of Laser Astrophysics: Experiments
R.P. Drake (University of Michigan)
22.05 Astrophysical Jets in a Can
A. Frank (University of Rochester)
22.06 Miscible Rayleigh-Taylor Instability: 2D versus 3D
Y.-N. Young (ASCI/FLASH Center at the University of Chicago), H. Tufo (MCS, Argonne National Lab), A. Dubey (Astronomy & Astrophysics Dept., University of Chicago), R. Rosner (ASCI/FLASH Center at the University of Chicago)

--Lunch Break--

22.07 Measurements of High Pressure Equations of State For Giant Planets and Low-Mass Stars
R. Cauble, D. K. Bradley, P. M. Celliers, G. W. Collins, L. B. Da Silva, S. Moon, D. Munro, R. J. Wallace (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
22.08 Studies of ultrafast laser driven radiative shock waves
T. Ditmire, K. Shigemori, A. MacKinnon, M. J. Edwards, D. Ryutov, J. Zweiback (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory), A. M. Rubenchik (University of California, Davis), K. A. Keilty, E. P. Liang (Rice University), B. A. Remington (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
22.09 Generating Relativistic and Pair Plasmas with Ultraintense Lasers
E. Liang (Rice University), S. Wilks (LLNL)
22.10 Testing Event Horizon with Violent Acceleration Using Intense Lasers*
P. Chen (Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Stanford University)

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