Design of a high-resolution Rayleigh-Taylor experiment with the Crystal Backlighter Imager on the National Ignition Facility

@article{Angulo2022DesignOA,
  title={Design of a high-resolution Rayleigh-Taylor experiment with the Crystal Backlighter Imager on the National Ignition Facility},
  author={{\'A}ngela Angulo and Sabrina R. Nagel and Channing M. Huntington and Christopher R. Weber and H. F. Robey and G. N. Hall and L. A. Pickworth and Carolyn C. Kuranz},
  journal={Journal of Instrumentation},
  year={2022},
  volume={17}
}
The Rayleigh-Taylor (RT) instability affects a vast range of High Energy Density (HED) length scales, spanning from supernova explosions (1013 m) to inertial confinement fusion (10-6 m). In inertial confinement fusion, the RT instability is known to induce mixing or turbulent transition, which in turn cools the hot spot and hinders ignition. The fine-scale features of the RT instability, which are difficult to image in HED physics, may help determine if the system is mixing or is transitioning… 
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