Agenda

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, Seminar Room
9:00AM Welcome Froula
9:15 AM Lessons Learned from the Implementation and
Operation of the OMEGA Thomson Scattering System
Katz
10:00 AM Theoretical framework of the optical Thomson scattering Rozmus
10:45AM Break  
11:15 AM Subtleties to fitting Thomson scattering spectrum Follett
12:00 PM Lunch (Provided) Outside
Seminar
room
1:30 PM Phase plates inThomson-scattering experiments Hansen
2:00 PM Investigation of Electron Plasma Waves and
Picosecond Thermodynamics in a Laser-Produced
Plasma Using Thomson Scattering
Davies
2:30 PM Imaging Thomson scattering:
Measuring plasma conditions in a strong shock
Rinderknecht
3:00 PM Break  
3:30 PM Measurements of arbitrary distribution functions
using angularly resolved Thomson scattering
Milder
4:00 PM Thomson scattering measurements of kinetic instabilities
in optical-field-ionized plasmas
Zhang
4:30 PM Initial electron distribution functions of optical-field
ionized helium plasmas measured by short-pulse
Thomson scattering
Huang
5:00 PM Break  
5:30 PM    
6:00 PM    
6:30 PM BBQ Dinner  
 
Wednesday, 14 August 2019, Seminar Room
9:00 AM NIF Optical Thomson Scattering Ross
9:45 AM Thomson Scattering on the NIF-
challenges and initial experimental results
Swadling
10:30 AM Break  
11:00 AM Thomson Scattering measurements of heat transport
in Be ablation plasma
Bruulsema
11:30 AM Thomson scattering measurements of particle dynamics
in magnetized collisionless shocks
Schaeffer
11:55 PM Group Photograph  
12:00 PM Lunch (Provided) Outside
Seminar
room
1:30 PM Thomson scattering in pulsed power
driven HEDP experiments on MAGPIE facility
Lebedev
2:15 PM Thomson scattering on Laboratory Plasma jets
to Study Current Polarity Effects
Banasek
2:45 PM Thomson scattering as a tool for differentiating
sources of spatial velocity distributions in gas-puff z-pinches
Rocco
3:15 PM Closing Remarks  
3:30 PM End of workshop