# Benchmarking boron carbide equation of state using computation and experiment.

@article{Zhang2020BenchmarkingBC, title={Benchmarking boron carbide equation of state using computation and experiment.}, author={Shuai Zhang and Michelle C. Marshall and Lin H. Yang and Philip A. Sterne and Burkhard Militzer and Markus D{\"a}ne and Jim A. Gaffney and Andrew Shamp and Tadashi Ogitsu and K. J. Caspersen and Amy E. Lazicki and David J. Erskine and Richard A. London and Peter M. Celliers and Joseph Nilsen and Heather D. Whitley}, journal={Physical review. E}, year={2020}, volume={102 5-1}, pages={ 053203 } }

Boron carbide (B_{4}C) is of both fundamental scientific and practical interest due to its structural complexity and how it changes upon compression, as well as its many industrial uses and potential for use in inertial confinement fusion (ICF) and high-energy density physics experiments. We report the results of a comprehensive computational study of the equation of state (EOS) of B_{4}C in the liquid, warm dense matter, and plasma phases. Our calculations are cross-validated by comparisons…

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