Quantification of MagLIF morphology using the Mallat Scattering Transformation

@article{Glinsky2020QuantificationOM,
  title={Quantification of MagLIF morphology using the Mallat Scattering Transformation},
  author={Michael E. Glinsky and Thomas W. Moore and William E. Lewis and Matthew R. Weis and Christopher A. Jennings and David J. Ampleford and Patrick F. Knapp and Eric C. Harding and Matthew R. Gomez and Adam J. Harvey-Thompson},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2020},
  volume={abs/2005.01600}
}
The morphology of the stagnated plasma resulting from Magnetized Liner Inertial Fusion (MagLIF) is measured by imaging the self-emission x-rays coming from the multi-keV plasma. Equivalent diagnostic response can be generated by integrated radiation-magnetohydrodynamic (rad-MHD) simulations from programs such as HYDRA and GORGON. There have been only limited quantitative ways to compare the image morphology, that is the texture, of simulations and experiments. We have developed a metric of… 

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