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Laser-induced Microexplosion Confined in the Bulk of a Sapphire Crystal: Evidence of Multimegabar Pressures

Juodkazis, Saulius; Nishimura, K; Tanaka, Hiroshi; Misawa, Hiroaki; Gamaly, Eugene G; Luther-Davies, Barry; Hallo, Ludovic; Nicolai, Philippe; Tikhonchuk, Vladimir T


Extremely high pressures (∼10TPa) and temperatures (5×105K) have been produced using a single laser pulse (100nJ, 800 nm, 200 fs) focused inside a sapphire crystal. The laser pulse creates an intensity over 1014W/cm2 converting material within the abso

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Physical Review Letters
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.96.166101


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