Browsing Cornell University Graduate School by Subject "Z-pinch"
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(2012-08-20)This dissertation presents the results of mostly experimental work studying the early-time behavior of thin foil liners as compared to wire-array Z-pinches. It involves three studies, covering initiation, ablation and ...
Pre-Initiation Features Investigation and Helical Structure Formation in Solid Metal Liner Z-Pinches (2018-05-30)The work in this dissertation has focused on two phenomena that occur in a solid metal liner Z-pinch. The first involves features that develop before the liner’s surface ionizes and turns into plasma. The second concerns ...