Book 2007

High Energy Density Laboratory Astrophysics


ISBN: 978-1-4020-6054-0 (Print) 978-1-4020-6055-7 (Online)

Table of contents (62 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-1

  2. Astrophysical jets, high-Mach-number flows, magnetized radiative jets, magnetic reconnection

    1. Chapter

      Pages 3-6

      An Introduction to Observations Relevant to Astrophysical Jets and Nebulae

    2. Chapter

      Pages 7-10

      Distinguishing Propagation vs. Launch Physics of Astrophysical Jets and the Role of Experiments

    3. Chapter

      Pages 11-15

      Magnetic-Tower Jet Solution for Launching Astrophysical Jets

    4. Chapter

      Pages 17-22

      3D MHD Simulations of Laboratory Plasma Jets

    5. Chapter

      Pages 23-27

      Outflow Propagation in Collapsars: Collimated Jets and Expanding Outflows

    6. Chapter

      Pages 29-34

      Jet Deflection by a Quasi-Steady-State Side Wind in the Laboratory

    7. Chapter

      Pages 35-39

      Hypersonic Swizzle Sticks: Protostellar Turbulence, Outflows and Fossil Outflow Cavities

    8. Chapter

      Pages 41-45

      Plasma Jet Studies via the Flow Z-Pinch

    9. Chapter

      Pages 47-50

      Double-Pulse Laser-Driven Jets on OMEGA

    10. Chapter

      Pages 51-56

      Laboratory Modeling of Standing Shocks and Radiatively Cooled Jets with Angular Momentum

    11. Chapter

      Pages 57-62

      Numerical Simulations and Astrophysical Applications of Laboratory Jets at Omega

    12. Chapter

      Pages 63-68

      Laboratory Experiment of Plasma Flow Around Magnetic Sail

    13. Chapter

      Pages 69-75

      Astrophysical Jets of Blazars and Microquasars

    14. Chapter

      Pages 77-82

      Simulation of the Magnetothermal Instability

    15. Chapter

      Pages 83-86

      Sheared Flow as a Stabilizing Mechanism in Astrophysical Jets

    16. Chapter

      Pages 87-91

      How to Produce a Plasma Jet Using a Single and Low Energy Laser Beam

    17. Chapter

      Pages 93-98

      Experimental Design for the Laboratory Simulation of Magnetized Astrophysical Jets

    18. Chapter

      Pages 99-101

      Excitation of Electromagnetic Flute Modes in the Process of Interaction of Plasma Flow with Inhomogeneous Magnetic Field

    19. Chapter

      Pages 103-107

      Plasma Jet Experiments Using LULI 2000 Laser Facility

    20. Chapter

      Pages 109-114

      Magnetic Fields for the Laboratory Simulation of Astrophysical Objects

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