ICTP Seminar Series in Condensed Matter and Statistical Physics - Warm Dense Matter: Investigating Planets and Stars in the Laboratory
Starts 6 Dec 2018 11:00
Ends 6 Dec 2018 12:00
Central European Time
Leonardo Building - Luigi Stasi Seminar Room
High-energy laser systems can be used to mimic extreme states of matter, as found in the interiors of various celestial bodies, in the laboratory. Combining such laser systems with extremely bright X-ray sources, such as X-ray free electron lasers, allows for studying exotic physical processes in real-time. This includes diamond precipitation, which has been predicted to happen deep inside Neptune and Uranus, and many other interesting phenomena.
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