Publications

Journal Papers

Year/
Month
Title / AuthorsJournal Name
2019/
12
Metal ion thruster using magnetron electron-beam bombardment (MIT-MEB)

Kuo-Yi Chen, Po-Yu Chang* and Wan-Yi Lin
Plasma Sources Science and Technology 29, 065021 (2020)
2019/
3
Plasma Behavior in a Solid-Fed Pulsed Plasma Thruster

Yueh-Heng Li, Sunil Palagiri, Po-Yu Chang, Christoph Montag, Georg Herdrich
Journal of Aeronautics, Astronautics and Aviation 51, 031 (2019)
2018/
12
Optimization of laser-driven cylindrical implosions on the OMEGA laser

E. C. Hansen, D. H. Barnak, P.-Y. Chang, R. Betti, E. M. Campbell, J. R. Davies, J. P. Knauer, J. L. Peebles, S. P. Regan, and A. B. Sefkow
Physics of Plasmas 25, 122701 (2018)
2018/
07
Inductively coupled 30 T magnetic field platform for magnetized high-energy-density plasma studies

G. Fiksel, R. Backhus, D. H. Barnak, P.-Y. Chang, J. R. Davies, D. Jacobs-Perkins, P. McNally, R. B. Spielman, E. Viges, and R. Betti
Review of Scientific Instruments 89, 084703 (2018)
2018/
05
Laser entrance window transmission and reflection measurements for preheating in magnetized liner inertial fusion

J. R. Davies, R. E. Bahr, D. H. Barnak, R. Betti, M. J. Bonino, E. M. Campbell, E. C. Hansen, D. R. Harding, J. L. Peebles, A. B. Sefkow, W. Seka, P.-Y. Chang, M. Geissel, and A. J. Harvey-Thompson
Physics of Plasmas 25, 062704 (2018)
2018/
04
Effects of residual kinetic energy on yield degradation and ion temperature asymmetries in inertial confinement fusion implosions

K. M. Woo, R. Betti, D. Shvarts, A. Bose, D. Patel, R. Yan, P.-Y. Chang, O. M. Mannion, R. Epstein, J. A. Delettrez, M. Charissis, K. S. Anderson, P. B. Radha, A. Shvydky, I. V. Igumenshchev, V. Gopalaswamy, A. R. Christopherson, J. Sanz, and H. Aluie
Physics of Plasmas 25, 052704 Issue 5, (2018)
2018/
02
Increasing the magnetic-field capability of the magneto-inertial fusion electrical discharge system using an inductively coupled coil

D. H. Barnak, J. R. Davies, G. Fiksel, P.-Y. Chang, E. Zabir, and R. Betti
Review of Scientific Instruments 89, 033501 (2018)
2017/
06
Laser-driven magnetized liner inertial fusion

J. R. Davies, D. H. Barnak, R. Betti, E. M. Campbell, P.-Y. Chang, A. B. Sefkow, K. J. Peterson, D. B. Sinars, and M. R. Weis
Physics of Plasmas 24, 062701 (2017)
2017/
03
Laser-driven magnetized liner inertial fusion on OMEGA

D. H. Barnak, J. R. Davies, R. Betti, M. J. Bonino, E. M. Campbell, V. Yu. Glebov, D. R. Harding, J. P. Knauer, S. P. Regan, A. B. Sefkow, A. J. Harvey-Thompson, K. J. Peterson, D. B. Sinars, S. A. Slutz, M. R. Weis, and P.-Y. Chang
Physics of Plasmas 24, 056310 (2017)
2015/
12
Diagnosing laser-preheated magnetized plasmas relevant to magnetized liner inertial fusion

A. J. Harvey-Thompson, A. B. Sefkow, T. N. Nagayama, M. S. Wei, E. M. Campbell1, G. Fiksel, P.-Y. Chang, J. R. Davies, D. H. Barnak, V. Y. Glebov, P. Fitzsimmons, J. Fooks and B. E. Blue
Physics of Plasmas 22, 122708 (2015)
2015/
11
The importance of electrothermal terms in Ohm's law for magnetized spherical implosions

J. R. Davies, R. Betti, P.-Y. Chang and G. Fiksel
Physics of Plasmas 22, 112703 (2015)
2015/
01
Use of external magnetic fields in hohlraum plasmas to improve laser-coupling

D. S. Montgomery, B. J. Albright, D. H. Barnak, P. Y. Chang, J. R. Davies, G. Fiksel, D. H. Froula, J. L. Kline, M. J. MacDonald, A. B. Sefkow, L. Yin, and R. Betti
Physics of Plasmas 22, 010703 Issue 1, (2015)
2014/
12
Note: Experimental platform for magnetized high-energy-density plasma studies at the omega laser facility

G. Fiksel, A. Agliata, D. Barnak, G. Brent, P.-Y. Chang, L. Folnsbee, G. Gates, D. Hasset, D. Lonobile, J. Magoon, D. Mastrosimone, M. J. Shoup III and R. Betti
Review of Scientific Instruments 86, 016105 (2015)
2014/
09
Magnetic Reconnection between Colliding Magnetized Laser-Produced Plasma Plumes

G. Fiksel, W. Fox, A. Bhattacharjee, D. H. Barnak, P.-Y. Chang, K. Germaschewski, S. X. Hu, and P. M. Nilson
Physical Review Letters 113, 105003
2014/
04
Magnetic collimation of relativistic positrons and electrons from high intensity laser–matter interactions

Hui Chen, G. Fiksel, D. Barnak, P.-Y. Chang, R. F. Heeter, A. Link and D. D. Meyerhofer
Physics of Plasmas 21, 040703 (2014)
2013/
11
Filamentation Instability of Counterstreaming Laser-Driven Plasmas

W. Fox, G. Fiksel, A. Bhattacharjee, P.-Y. Chang, K. Germaschewski, S. X. Hu, and P. M. Nilson
Physical Review Letters 111, 225002
2013/
01
Visualizing electromagnetic fields in laser-produced counter-streaming plasma experiments for collisionless shock laboratory astrophysics

N. L. Kugland, J. S. Ross, P.-Y. Chang, R. P. Drake, G. Fiksel, D. H. Froula, S. H. Glenzer, G. Gregori, M. Grosskopf, C. Huntington, M. Koenig, Y. Kuramitsu, C. Kuranz, M. C. Levy, E. Liang, D. Martinez, J. Meinecke, F. Miniati, T. Morita, A. Pelka, C. Plechaty, R. Presura, A. Ravasio, B. A. Remington, B. Reville, D. D. Ryutov, Y. Sakawa, A. Spitkovsky, H. Takabe, and H.-S. Park
Physics of Plasmas 20, 056313 (2013)
2012/
09
Self-organized electromagnetic field structures in laser-produced counter-streaming plasmas

N. L. Kugland, D. D. Ryutov, P-Y. Chang, R. P. Drake, G. Fiksel, D. H. Froula, S. H. Glenzer, G. Gregori, M. Grosskopf, M. Koenig, Y. Kuramitsu, C. Kuranz, M. C. Levy, E. Liang, J. Meinecke, F. Miniati, T. Morita, A. Pelka, C. Plechaty, R. Presura, A. Ravasio, B. A. Remington, B. Reville, J. S. Ross, Y. Sakawa, A. Spitkovsky, H. Takabe & H-S. Park
Nature Physics volume 8, pages 809–812 (2012)
2012/
04
Saturation of the Two-Plasmon Decay Instability in Long-Scale-Length Plasmas Relevant to Direct-Drive Inertial Confinement Fusion

D. H. Froula, B. Yaakobi, S. X. Hu, P-Y. Chang, R. S. Craxton, D. H. Edgell, R. Follett, D. T. Michel, J. F. Myatt, W. Seka, R. W. Short, A. Solodov, and C. Stoeckl
Physical Review Letters 108, 165003
2012/
02
Inertial confinement fusion implosions with imposed magnetic field compression using the OMEGA Laser

M. Hohenberger, P.-Y. Chang, G. Fiksel, J. P. Knauer, R. Betti, F. J. Marshall, D. D. Meyerhofer, F. H. Séguin and R. D. Petrasso
Physics of Plasmas 19, 056306 (2012)
2012/
01
Fast-electron generation in long-scale-length plasmas

B. Yaakobi, P.-Y. Chang, A. Solodov, C. Stoeckl, D. H. Edgell, R. S. Craxton, S. X. Hu, J. F. Myatt, F. J. Marshall, W. Seka and D. H. Froula
Physics of Plasmas 19, 012704 (2012)
2011/
07
Fusion Yield Enhancement in Magnetized Laser-Driven Implosions

P. Y. Chang, G. Fiksel, M. Hohenberger, J. P. Knauer, R. Betti, F. J. Marshall, D. D. Meyerhofer, F. H. Séguin, and R. D. Petrasso
Physical Review Letters 107, 035006
2010/
05
Compressing magnetic fields with high-energy lasers

J. P. Knauer, O. V. Gotchev, P. Y. Chang, D. D. Meyerhofer, O. Polomarov, R. Betti, J. A. Frenje, C. K. Li, M. J.-E. Manuel, R. D. Petrasso, J. R. Rygg and F. H. Séguin
Physics of Plasmas 17, 056318 Issue 5, (2010)
2010/
04
Generalized Measurable Ignition Criterion for Inertial Confinement Fusion

PY. Chang, R. Betti, B. K. Spears, K. S. Anderson, J. Edwards, M. Fatenejad, J. D. Lindl, R. L. McCrory, R. Nora and D. Shvarts
Physical Review Letters 104, 135002
2010/
04
Thermonuclear ignition in inertial confinement fusion and comparison with magnetic confinement

R. Betti, P. Y. Chang, B. K. Spears, K. S. Anderson, J. Edwards, M. Fatenejad, J. D. Lindl, R. L. McCrory, R. Nora and D. Shvarts
Physics of Plasmas 17, 058102 (2010)
2009/
11
Laser-Driven Magnetic-Flux Compression in High-Energy-Density Plasmas

O. V. Gotchev, P. Y. Chang, J. P. Knauer, D. D. Meyerhofer, O. Polomarov, J. Frenje, C. K. Li, M. J.-E. Manuel, R. D. Petrasso, J. R. Rygg, F. H. Séguin, and R. Betti
Physical Review Letters 103, 215004
2009/
04
Seeding magnetic fields for laser-driven flux compression in high-energy-density plasmas

O. V. Gotchev, J. P. Knauer, P. Y. Chang, N. W. Jang, M. J. Shoup III, D. D. Meyerhofer and R. Betti
Review of Scientific Instruments 80, 043504 Issue 4, (2009)

Conference Papers

Year/MonthTitle/AuthorsConference
2019/12From Industry to Space - Metallic Ion Thrusters

Po-Yu Chang, Kuo-Yi Chen, Po-Wei Lai, Wan-Yi Lin
APSPT-11
2019/10Plasma jets generated by a 1-kJ pulsed-power system

Po-Yu Chang, Ming-Cheng Jheng, Chih-Jui Hsieh, Mei-Feng Huang, Seng-Hua Yang, I-Lin Yeh
APS-DPP
2019/9Metallic Ion Thruster using Magnetron EBeam bombardment

K.-Y. Chen, W.-Y. Lin, P.-Y. Chang
IEPC2019
2019/9Metallic Vapor Thruster using Field-emitted Electron Bombardments

Po-Yu Chang, Kuo-Yi Chen, and Wan-Yi Lin
IEPC2019
2018/11An university-scale pulsed-power system using a parallel
plate capacitor bank

Po-Yu Chang, Ming-Cheng Jheng, Chih-Ruei Hieh, Mei-Feng Huang, Sheng-Hua Yang
APS-DPP
2017/10 An university-scale pulsed-power system using a bipolar Marx generator

Po-Yu Chang, Sheng-Hung Yang, and Mei-Feng Huang
APS-DPP
2017/08 Development of a university-scale pulsed-power system

Po-Yu Chang, Mei-Feng Huang, Sheng-Hua Yang
Dense Z Pinch
2016/11 University-scale pulsed-power system using linear transformer driver

Po-Yu Chang, Mei-Feng Huang, Tzong Huan Iang, Yi-Liang Tsai
APS-DPP
2015/11 First Results from Laser-Driven MagLIF Experiments on OMEGA: Optimization of Illumination Uniformity

P.-Y. Chang, D.H. Barnak, R. Betti, J. R. Davies, and G. Fiksel
APS-DPP
2014/10 Design of Scaled Magnetized Liner Inertial Fusion Experiments on OMEGA

P.-Y. Chang, J. R. Davies, D. H. Barnak, G. Fiksel, R. Betti, and A. Harvey-Thompson, and D. Sinars
APS-DPP
2014/06 Magnetized High-Energy-Density-Physics Platform on OMEGA

P.-Y. Chang, A. Agliata, D. H. Barnak, R. Betti, G. Fiksel, D. Hassett, D. J. Lonobile, J. Magoon, M. J. Shoup III, and C. S. Taylor
High Temperature Plasma Diagnostics
2013/11 Neutron Yield Enhancement by Magnetizing Implosions on OMEGA

P.-Y. Chang, G. Fiksel, D. H. Barnak, J. R. Davies, and R. Betti
APS-DPP
2012/10 Experimental Platform for Magnetized HEDP Science at the Omega Laser Facility

P.-Y. Chang, D. H. Barnak, M. Hohenberger, R. Betti, A. Agilata, W. Bittle, G. Fiksel, D. Hasset, D. Lonobile, M. J. Shoup III, and C. Taylor
APS-DPP
2011/11 Experiments and Simulations of Laser-Driven Magnetized ICF Targets on OMEGA

P.-Y. Chang, G. Fiksel, M. Hohenberger, J. R. Davies, J. P. Knauer, R. Betti, F. H. S'eguin, and R. D. Petrasso
APS-DPP
2010/10 Magnetized Spherical Implosions on the OMEGA Laser

P. Chang, K. Anderson and R. Betti
APS-DPP
2009/11 A Measurable Three-Dimensional Ignition Criterion for Inertial Confinement

P. Chang, K. Anderson and R. Betti
APS-DPP