Imperial College London

DrSimonBland

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Senior Lecturer
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 7650sn.bland

 
 
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Location

 

739aBlackett LaboratorySouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Research Interests

  • Wire Array Z-pinches
  • Compact Hohlraums
  • Laboratory Astrophysics
  • Dense plasma jets for driving HEDP experiments
  • Radiative shock waves
  • Isentropic compression

Invited Lectures and Presentations

Presentations at:

  • Royal Society Summer Exhibition
  • British Festival of Science

Invited talks at:

  • Dense Z-Pinch Conferece 2005
  • American Physical Society, Division of Plasma Physics Meeting 2006
  • Institute of Physics, Plasma Physics Meeting 2008
  • International Conference of High Energy Density Physics 2009

Publications

Journals

Yanuka D, Theocharous S, Bland SN, 2019, Pulsed power driven cylindrical wire array explosions in different media, Physics of Plasmas, Vol:26, ISSN:1070-664X

Hare JD, MacDonald J, Bland S, et al., 2019, Two-colour interferometry and Thomson scattering measurements of a plasma gun, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, Vol:61, ISSN:0741-3335

Yanuka D, Rososhek A, Theocharous S, et al., 2019, X-ray radiography of the overheating instability in underwater electrical explosions of wires, Physics of Plasmas, Vol:26, ISSN:1070-664X

Yanuka D, Theocharous S, Efimov S, et al., 2019, Synchrotron based X-ray radiography of convergent shock waves driven by underwater electrical explosion of a cylindrical wire array, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol:125, ISSN:0021-8979

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