J.-C. Gauthier, et al.
J. Phys. IV France 133 (2006) 1051-1053
Electromagnetically driven radiative shocks and their measurementsK. Kondo, M. Nakajima, T. Kawamura and K. Horioka
Department of Energy Sciences, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 4259 Nagatsuta, Midori-ku, Yokohama 226-8502, Japan
Experimental results on a generation of strong shocks in a compact pulse power device are reported. To make a strong and plain shock wave, electrodes are tapered and an acrylic guiding tube is located on the top of the electrodes. It drives a quasi-one-dimensional strong shock in the guiding tube. When the front speed is more than the critical speed Drad, an interesting structure is confirmed at the shock front, which indicate a phenomenon proceeded by the radiative transport.
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