Measurement of the photon field on Sandia`s Z facility

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The Z Facility at Sandia National Laboratories utilizes z-pinch implosions to produce up to 2 MJ of X-rays. On Z, bremsstrahlung radiation is produced as a product of both power flow electrons and those accelerated in the pinch region. An understanding of the energy spectra and intensity of this radiation is important to both the explanation of the z-pinch physics and the design of new diagnostics. This paper describes the techniques and results used to date for mapping the bremsstrahlung radiation in the vacuum section of the Z Accelerator.

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Rochau, G.E.; Derzon, M. & Fehl, D. June 1, 1998.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
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The Z Facility at Sandia National Laboratories utilizes z-pinch implosions to produce up to 2 MJ of X-rays. On Z, bremsstrahlung radiation is produced as a product of both power flow electrons and those accelerated in the pinch region. An understanding of the energy spectra and intensity of this radiation is important to both the explanation of the z-pinch physics and the design of new diagnostics. This paper describes the techniques and results used to date for mapping the bremsstrahlung radiation in the vacuum section of the Z Accelerator.

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12 p.

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  • 12. topical conference on high-temperature plasma diagnostics, Princeton, NJ (United States), 7-11 Jun 1998

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  • Other: DE98005525
  • Report No.: SAND--98-0473C
  • Report No.: CONF-980605--
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 672046
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc710339

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Rochau, G.E.; Derzon, M. & Fehl, D. Measurement of the photon field on Sandia`s Z facility, article, June 1, 1998; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc710339/: accessed July 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.