Graduate Exam Abstract

Jonathan Grava

Ph.D. Qualifying

May 19, 2008, 9:00 am

Engr B103


Abstract: This is a qualifying exam.

Adviser: Jorge Rocca
Co-Adviser: na
Non-ECE Member: Stephen Lundeen (Physics)
Member 3: Carmen Menoni
Addional Members: na


Publications to be Reviewed:
M. Koenig et al., "Radiative shocks: an opportunity to study laboratory astrophysics", Physics of Plasmas 13, 056504 (2006)

K. Shigemori et al., "Developing a radiative shock experiment relevant to astrophysics" The Astrophysical Journal, 533:L159-L162 (2000)<br> J.G. Hansen et al., "Laboratory observation of secondary shock formation ahead of a strongly radiative blast wave", Astrophysics and Space Science (2007) 307, p.219-225<br>

Program of Study: