The VNIIEF/LANL collaboration : ten years of scientific benefit to the Russian Federation and the United States

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Since 1992, the All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Experimental Physics (VNIIEF) and the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), the institutes that designed the first nuclear weapons of the Soviet Union and the United States, respectively, have been working together in fundamental research related to pulsed power technology and high energy density science. Experimental and theoretical work has been performed at Sarov and Los Alamos in areas as diverse as imploding liner physics and applications, fusion plasma formation, isentropic compression of noble gases, and explosively driven high current generation technology, all traditional areas of the Megagauss series of conferences. Recent joint ... continued below

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Lindemuth, I. R. (Irvin R.); Fowler, C. M.; Reinovsky, R. E. (Robert E.); Chernyshev, Vladimir K. & Mokhov, Vladislav N. January 1, 2002.

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Since 1992, the All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Experimental Physics (VNIIEF) and the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), the institutes that designed the first nuclear weapons of the Soviet Union and the United States, respectively, have been working together in fundamental research related to pulsed power technology and high energy density science. Experimental and theoretical work has been performed at Sarov and Los Alamos in areas as diverse as imploding liner physics and applications, fusion plasma formation, isentropic compression of noble gases, and explosively driven high current generation technology, all traditional areas of the Megagauss series of conferences. Recent joint work has focused on the Atlas capacitor bank (23 MJ, 30 MA, 6 ps) now operational at LANL. Even before Atlas became operational, VNIIEF's DEMG capability was used to provide the US with the first available data at ATLAS! upper performance limit (31 MA, 4 ps, 12 km/s velocity for 50 g liner mass). VNIIEF has recently designed and fielded imploding liner experiments on Atlas, with the goal of studying material strength properties by observing unstable perturbation growth. This paper traces the origins of this collaboration and reviews the scientific accomplishments.

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  • Submitted to: Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Megagauss Magnetic Field Generation and Related Topics, Moscow/St. Petersburg, Russia, July 7-15, 2002.

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Lindemuth, I. R. (Irvin R.); Fowler, C. M.; Reinovsky, R. E. (Robert E.); Chernyshev, Vladimir K. & Mokhov, Vladislav N. The VNIIEF/LANL collaboration : ten years of scientific benefit to the Russian Federation and the United States, article, January 1, 2002; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc925760/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.