Conference Presentations

2021

Directed Energy Professional Society (DEPS) Student Workshop – Online

  • S.V. Langellotti, N.M. Jordan, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, “Experimental Results on a Coaxial Multipactor Test Cell”, DEPS 2021.

Stewardship Science Academic Programs (SSAP) Symposium – Online

  • G.V. Dowhan, N.M. Jordan, S.N. Bland, S.V. Lebedev, R.A. Smith, L. Suttle, R.D. McBride, “New X-Pinch Platform and Faraday Rotation Diagnostic for the MAIZE Pulsed Power Facility”, SSAP, Feb 2021.
  • C.J. Butcher, V.L. Kantsyrev, A.S. Safronova, V.V. Shlyaptseva, I.K. Shrestha, A. Stafford, A.M. Steiner, P.C. Campbell, S.M. Miller, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, R.M. Gilgenbach, “Tungsten Z-pinch Behavior on 1 MA Generators of Different Architecture”, SSAP, Feb 2021.

International Vacuum Electronics Conference (IVEC) – Online

  • C. Swenson, D. Packard, D. Watkins, N. Jordan, Y.Y. Lau, R. Gilgenbach, “Feedback Effects on a Recirculating Planar Crossed-Field Amplifier (RPCFA)”, IVEC, Apr 2021.
  • D. Packard, Y.Y. Lau, C. Swenson, N. Jordan, R. Gilgenbach, “Theory, Simulation, and Experiments on Moderate-Current Magnetically Insulated Line Oscillators”, IVEC, Apr 2021.
  • N. Jordan, B. Sporer, D. Packard, R. Shapovalov, R. Gilgenbach, R. McBride, “Driving a Magnetically Insulated Line Oscillator with a Linear Transformer Driver”, IVEC, Apr 2021.
  • S.V. Langellotti, N.M. Jordan, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, “Measurements of the Breakdown Threshold for Coaxial Multipactor and the Delay for Multipactor Onset”, IVEC, Apr 2021.
  • A. Jassem, Y.  Y. Lau, “Physical Factors that Affect the Miram Curve”, IVEC,  Apr 2021.

2020

International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS) – Online

  • Y. Y. Lau, “The Child-Langmuir Law and the Physics of Diodes,”  ICOPS 2020, Dec 2020. [Invited Plenary]
  • T.J. Smith, P.C. Campbell, G.V. Dowhan, N.M. Jordan, M.D. Johnston, G.R. Laity, R.D. McBride, “Platform Development for Power Flow Studies on the 1-MA, 100-ns MAIZE LTD Facility”, ICOPS 2020, Dec 2020.
  • P. Wong, Y.Y. Lau, P. Zhang, N. Jordan, R. Gilgenbach, J. Verboncoeur, “Multipactor Effects on Signal Quality in Transmission Lines Driven by Digitally Modulated Signals”, ICOPS 2020, Dec 2020.
  • N.M. Jordan, C.J. Swenson, D.A. Packard, M.A. Franzi, B.W. Hoff, S. Tummala, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, “Initial Experiments on the Recirculating Planar Magnetron with Coaxial All-Cavity Extraction”, ICOPS 2020, Dec 2020.
  • B. Sporer, N.M Jordan, R.D. McBride, “Testing of the Prototype BLUE Linear Transformer Driver (LTD) Cavity at University of Michigan”, ICOPS 2020, Dec 2020.
  • A. Jassem, Y. Y. Lau, “A 2-1/2 Dimensional Model of Miram Curves,” ICOPS 2020, Dec 2020.
  • D.A. Packard, N.M. Jordan, B.W. Hoff, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, “Controlled Harmonic Frequency Locking in the Harmonic Recirculating Planar Magnetron”, ICOPS 2020, Dec 2020.
  • D.A. Packard, N.M. Jordan, A. Cooleybeck, C.J. Swenson, R.D. McBride, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, “External Magnetic Field Effects in Magnetically Insulated Line Oscillators”, ICOPS 2020, Dec 2020.
  • P.C. Campbell, T. M. Jones, J. M. Woolstrum, N. M. Jordan, J. B. Greenly, W. M. Potter, E. S. Lavine, B. R. Kusse, D. A. Hammer, and R. D. McBride, “Controlling Magneto Rayleigh-Taylor Instabilities with a Dynamic Screw Pinch”, ICOPS 2020, Dec 2020.
  • F. Antoulinakis, Y.Y. Lau, “A Theory of AC Contact Resistance”, ICOPS 2020, Dec 2020.
  • R. Melean, R. Young, S. Klein, T. Smith, G. Dowhan, P. Campbell, N.M. Jordan, R. McBride, C. Kuranz, “Pulsed-Power Magnetized Jets for the Study of Star Formation”, ICOPS 2020, Dec 2020.
  • A.P. Shah, M.K. Bossard, G.M. Young, K.W. Elliott, M. Krishnan, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, “Development of a Gas-Puff Z-Pinch for the 1-MA, 100-ns MAIZE LTD”, ICOPS 2020, Dec 2020.
  • S. V. Langellotti, N. M. Jordan, Y. Y. Lau, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Results on the Design and Testing of a Coaxial Multipactor Test Cell,” ICOPS 2020, Dec. 2020.
  • S.M. Miller, R. D. McBride, S. R. Klein, P. C. Campbell, J. M. Woolstrum, N. M. Jordan, C. C. Kuranz, S. A. Slutz, M. R. Gomez, S. N. Bland, “Laser Gate Experiment for Increasing Preheat Energy Coupling Efficiency in Magnetized Liner Inertial Fusion (MagLIF)”, ICOPS 2020, Dec 2020.
  • R.V. Shapovalov, N.M. Jordan, B. Sporer, R.D. McBride, “BLUE MILO axial diode gap optimization using the pulsed-power circuit code Screamer”, ICOPS 2020, Dec 2020. 

American Physical Society – Division of Plasma Physics (APS-DPP) – Online

  • D.A. Packard, Y.Y. Lau, C. Swenson, N.M. Jordan, B. Sporer, R. Shapovalov, R.D. McBride, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, “Theory, Simulations, and Experiments on Magnetically Insulated Line Oscillator (MILO) at the University of Michigan”, 62nd APS-DPP, Nov 2020.
  • B. Sporer, N. Jordan, R. Shapovalov, D. Packard, R. Gilgenbach, R. McBride, “Testing of the First BLUE Linear Transformer Driver (LTD) Cavity at the University of Michigan”, 62nd APS-DPP, Nov 2020.
  • R. Melean, R. Young, S. Klein, T. Smith, G. Dowhan, P. Campbell, N. Jordan, R. McBride, R. Drak, C. Kuranz, “Characterization of Pulsed-Power Magnetized Jets on MAIZE”, 62nd APS-DPP, Nov 2020.
  • G.V. Dowhan, N.M. Jordan, S.N. Bland, S.V. Lebedev, R.A. Smith, L. Suttle, R.D. McBride, “New X-Pinch Platform and Faraday Rotation Diagnostic for the MAIZE Pulsed Power Facility”, 62nd APS-DPP, Nov 2020.
  • S.V. Langellotti, N.M. Jordan, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, “Recent Experimental Results on Coaxial Multipactor”, 62nd APS-DPP, Nov 2020.
  • A. Shah, M. Bossard, G. Young, N. Jordan, R. McBride, K. Elliot, M. Krishnan, “Development of a Gas-Puff Z-Pinch Neutron Source for the 1-MA, 100-ns MAIZE LTD”, 62nd APS-DPP, Nov 2020.
  • J. Woolstrum, C. Seyler, R. McBride, “Origin of Helical Instability Modes in Premagnetized Thin-Foil Liner Z-pinches Using PERSEUS”, 62nd APS-DPP, Nov 2020.
  • A. Jassem, Y.Y. Lau, “A Study of Miram Curves in Thermionic Cathodes”, 62nd APS-DPP, Nov 2020.
  • Y.Y. Lau, F. Antoulinakis, “Negative AC Contact Resistance”, 62nd APS-DPP, Nov 2020.

MIPSE Graduate Symposium – Online

  • G.V. Dowhan, N. M. Jordan, S. N. Bland, S. V. Lebedev, R. A. Smith, L. Suttle, and R. D. McBride, “New X-Pinch Platform and Diagnostics for the MAIZE Facility”, MIPSE 2020 Graduate Symposium, Nov 2020.
  • A.P. Shah, M.K. Bossard, B.J. Sporer, G.V. Dowhan, K.W. Elliott, M. Krishnan, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, “Development of a Gas-Puff Z-Pinch Experiment for the 1-MA, 100-ns MAIZE Linear Transformer Driver”, MIPSE 2020 Graduate Symposium, Nov 2020.

Annual Meeting of the APS Far West Section – Online

  • C.J. Butcher, V.L. Kantsyrev, A.S. Safronova, V.V. Shlyaptseva, I.K. Shrestha, A. Stafford, A.M. Steiner, P.C. Campbell, S.M. Miller, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, R.M. Gilgenbach, “Aluminum Z-pinches from Double Planar Loads on Various 1 MA Generators” APS Far West Conference, Oct 2020.

International Vacuum Electronics Conference (IVEC) – Online

  • N.M. Jordan, D.A. Packard, C.J. Swenson, S. Tummala, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, M.A. Franzi, B.W. Hoff, “Experiments on the Recirculating Planar Magnetron with Coaxial All-Cavity Extraction”, IVEC 2020, Monterey, CA, Oct 2020.
  • D.A. Packard, N.M. Jordan, B.W. Hoff, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, “Controlled Harmonic Frequency Locking in the Harmonic Recirculating Planar Magnetron”, IVEC 2020, Monterey, CA, Oct 2020.
  • D.A. Packard, C.J. Swenson, A. Cooleybeck, B.E. Sporer, A.E. Mazarakis, N.M. Jordan, Y.Y. Lau, R.D. McBride, R.M. Gilgenbach, “Simulations and Experiments on Magnetically Insulated Line Oscillators at the University of Michigan”, IVEC 2020, Monterey, CA, Oct 2020.
  • P. Wong, Y.Y. Lau, P. Zhang, N. Jordan, R. Gilgenbach, J. Verboncoeur, “Multipactor Effects on Signal Quality in Transmission Lines with Impedance Mismatches”, IVEC 2020, Monterey, CA, Oct 2020.
  • A. Jassem, D. Chernin, S. Ovtchinnikov, J. J. Petillo, Y. Y. Lau, “A 2-1/2 Dimensional Model of Miram Curves,” IVEC 2020, Monterey, Oct 2020.
  • J. Petillo, S. Ovtchinnikov, D. Chernin, A. Jassem, Y. Y. Lau, D. Chen, R. Jacobs, D. Morgan, J. Booske, “Investigations Into the Physics of Miram Curves,” IVEC 2020, Monterey, Oct 2020.
  • S. V. Langellotti, N. M. Jordan, Y. Y. Lau, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Design, Simulation, and Testing of an S-Band Coaxial Multipactor Test-Cell,” IVEC 2020, Monterey, CA, Oct. 2020.

Z Fundamental Science Workshop – Online

  • R. Melean, R. Young, S. Klein, P.C. Campbell, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, C.C. Kuranz, “Characterization of Pulsed Power Magnetized Jets on MAIZE”, ZFSW, August, 2020.
  • C.J. Butcher, V.L. Kantsyrev, A.S. Safronova, V.V. Shlyaptseva, I.K. Shrestha, A. Stafford, P.C. Campbell, S.M. Miller, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, R.M. Gilgenbach, A. Steiner, “Al Z-pinch Behavior on 1 MA Generators of Different Architecture”, ZFSW, August, 2020.

International Power Modulator and High Voltage Conference (IPMHVC) – Knoxville, TN [Cancelled]

  • B.W. Hoff, F. Hegeler, S. Beeson, M.C. Myers, D. Simon, W. Tang, R. Smith, S. Exelby, N.M. Jordan, A. Sayir, R.M. Gilgenbach, “Brazed Carbon Fiber Fabric Field Emission Cathodes”, IPMHVC 2020, Knoxville, TN, May 2020.
  • N.M. Jordan, D.A. Packard, S.C. Exelby, P.C. Campbell, B.J. Sporer, A.P. Shah, G.V. Dowhan, T.J. Smith, C.J. Swenson, Y.Y. Lau, R.D. McBride, R.M. Gilgenbach, “High Power Microwave and Pulsed Power Development at the University of Michigan”, IPMHVC 2020, Knoxville, TN, May 2020. [Invited]

23rd Topical Conference on High-Temperature Plasma Diagnostics – Santa Fe, NM

  • T.J. Smith, P.C. Campbell, G.V. Dowhan, N.M. Jordan, M.D. Johnson, G.R. Laity, R.D. McBride, “Platform Development for Power Flow Studies on the 1-MA, 100-ns MAIZE LTD Facility”, 23rd Topical Conference on High-Temperature Plasma Diagnostics, Santa Fe, NM, May 2020.

DEPS Directed Energy Student Workshop – West Point, MD

  • D.A. Packard, N.M. Jordan, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, B.W. Hoff, “Experimental Investigations of High Power Microwave Sources at the University of Michigan”, DEPS Directed Energy Student Workshop, West Point, MD, Mar 2020.

Stewardship Science Academic Programs Symposium – Washington D.C.

  • A.P. Shah, M.K. Bossard, G.M. Young, K.W. Elliott, M. Krishnan, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, “Development and Integration of a Gas-Puff Z-Pinch onto the 1-MA, 100-ns MAIZE Linear Transformer Driver”, Stewardship Science Academic Programs Symposium, Washington DC, Feb 2020.
  • P.C. Campbell, T.M. Jones, J.M. Woolstrum, N.M. Jordan, J.B. Greenley , W.M. Potter, E.S. Lavine, B.R. Kusse, D.A. Hammer, and R.D. McBride, “Controlling Magneto Rayleigh-Taylor Instabilities using a Dynamic Screw Pinch” SSAP 2020, Washington D.C, Feb. 2020.
  • S.M. Miller, R. D. McBride, S. R. Klein, P. C. Campbell, J. M. Woolstrum, N. M. Jordan, C. C. Kuranz, S. A. Slutz, M. R. Gomez, S. N. Bland, “Laser Gate Experiment for Increasing Preheat Energy Coupling Efficiency in Magnetized Liner Inertial Fusion (MagLIF)”, SSAP 2020, Washington D.C, Feb. 2020.

1st ZNetUS Workshop – La Jolla, CA

  • R. D. McBride, N. M. Jordan, P. C. Campbell, S. M. Miller, J. M. Woolstrum, A. P. Shah, B. J. Sporer, T. J. Smith, G. Dowhan, A. Mazarakis, Y. Y. Lau, R. M. Gilgenbach, “Pulsed-power-driven high-energy-density physics research at the University of Michigan”, 1st ZNetUS Workshop, La Jolla, CA, Jan 2020. [Invited]
  • P.C. Campbell, T. M. Jones, J.M. Woolstrum, N. M. Jordan, J.B. Greenly, W.M. Potter, E.S. Lavine, C.E. Seyler, B.R Kusse, D.A. Hammer, R. D. McBride, “Controlling Magneto Rayleigh-Taylor Instabilities using a Dynamic Screw Pinch”, 1st ZNetUS Workshop, La Jolla, CA, Jan 2020.
  • A.S. Safronova, V.L. Kantsyrev, C. Butcher, A. Stafford, R. Childers, A. Gill, A. Steiner, V.V. Shlyaptseva, I.K. Shrestha, P.C. Campbell, S.M. Miller, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, R.M. Gilgenbach, “Radiative and Implosion Signatures of High-Atomic-Number Z-pinches on University-Scale Pulsed-Power Generators”, 1st ZNetUS Workshop, La Jolla, CA, Jan 2020. [Invited]
  • T.J. Smith, P.C. Campbell, G.V. Dowhan, N.M. Jordan, M.D. Johnson, G.R. Laity, R.D. McBride, “Platform Development for Power Flow Studies on the 1-MA, 100-ns MAIZE LTD Facility”, 1st ZNetUS Workshop, La Jolla, CA, Jan 2020.
  • C. Butcher, V.L. Kantsyrev, A.S. Safronova, A. Steiner, A. Stafford, R. Childers, A. Gill, V.V. Shlyaptseva, I.K. Shrestha, P.C. Campbell, S.M. Miller, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, R.M. Gilgenbach, “Time-Evolution of Z-pinch Plasma Inductance and Effective Current Carrying Radius of Low-Z Al and High-Z W Double Planar Wire Arrays and Double Planar Foil Liners, and Efficiency Comparison of W Double Planar Wire Arrays on University Scale Pulsed Power Generators”, 1st ZNetUS Workshop, La Jolla, CA, Jan 2020.

2019

American Physical Society – Division of Plasma Physics (APS-DPP) – Ft. Lauderdale, FL

  • A.P. Shah, P.C. Campbell, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, “Extending Experimental and Diagnostics Capabilities on the 1-MA, 100-ns MAIZE Pulsed Power Facility”, 61st APS-DPP, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Oct 2019.
  • J.M. Woolstrum, D.A. Yager-Elorriaga, P.C. Campbell, N.M. Jordan, C.E. Seyler, R.D.McBride, “Validation of PERSEUS and Implementing Ionization Energy Models in PERSEUS”, 61st APS-DPP, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Oct 2019.
  • D.A. Packard, N.M. Jordan, C.J. Swenson, S.C. Exelby, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, B.W. Hoff, “Experimental Results on the Harmonic Recirculating Planar Magnetron with All Cavity Extraction”, 61st APS-DPP, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Oct 2019.
  • S.C. Exelby, N.M. Jordan, D.A. Packard, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, B.W. Hoff, D.H. Simon, “Multi-MW Output from the Recirculating Planar Crossed-Field Amplifier”, 61st APS-DPP, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Oct 2019.
  • N.M. Jordan, D.A. Packard, C.J. Swenson, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, “Axial Magnetic Field Effects on Magnetically Insulated Line Oscillators (MILO)”, 61st APS-DPP, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Oct 2019.
  • B.J. Sporer, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, “Status Update on the BLUE Linear Transformer Driver (LTD) System at the University of Michigan”, 61st APS-DPP, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Oct 2019.
  • T.J. Smith, P.C. Campbell, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, M.D. Johnson, G.R. Laity, “Vacuum Ultraviolet and Visible Spectroscopy for Power Flow Studies on the 1 MA, 100 ns MAIZE LTD”, 61st APS-DPP, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Oct 2019.
  • S.M. Miller, R. D. McBride, S. R. Klein, P. C. Campbell, J. M. Woolstrum, N. M. Jordan, C. C. Kuranz, S. A. Slutz, M. R. Gomez, S. N. Bland, “Laser Gate Experiment for Increasing Preheat Energy Coupling Efficiency in Magnetized Liner Inertial Fusion (MagLIF)”, 61st APS-DPP, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Oct 2019.
  • P.C. Campbell, T.M. Jones, J.M. Woolstrum, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, J.B. Greenly, W.M. Potter, E.S. Lavine, C.E. Seyler, B.R Kusse, D.A. Hammer, “Stabilizing Liner Implosions with a Dynamic Screw Pinch”, 61st APS-DPP, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Oct 2019.
  • S.V. Langellotti, N.M. Jordan, Y.Y. Lau, and R.M. Gilgenbach, “Simulation, Design, and Testing of a Coaxial Multipactor Test Cell”, 61st APS-DPP, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Oct 2019.
  • D. Chen, R. Jacobs, D. Morgan, J. Booske, Y.Y. Lau, A. Jassem, “A study of the physics of Miram curves”, 61st APS-DPP, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Oct 2019.
  • A. Jassem, Y.Y. Lau, P. Wong, “An Exact Treatment of Helix Traveling Wave Tubes with Cold Tube Loss”, 61st APS-DPP, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Oct 2019.
  • F. Antoulinakis, Y.Y. Lau, “A Novel Theory of AC Contact Resistance”, 61st APS-DPP, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Oct 2019.
  • N.B. Ramey, J. Colgan, C.J. Fontes, R.M. Gilgenbach, P. Hakel, R.D. McBride, H.E. Morris, J.E. Coleman, “Radiation transport modeling and UV spectrometer calibration for expanded WDM measurements”, 61st APS-DPP, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Oct 2019.
  • R. Melean, S. Klein, H. LeFevre, J. Williams, G.E. Kemp, D. Mariscal, M. Manuel, R. McBride, C. Kuranz, “Design and calibration of a solenoid used on magnetized plasma experiments and B-dot probes using commercial electronic components”, 61st APS-DPP, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Oct 2019.
  • D. Yager-Elorriaga, D. Ruiz, R. McBride, P. Knapp, M. Gomez, T. Awe, R. Vesey, D. Sinars, “Magneto Rayleigh-Taylor instability growth in magnetically driven cylindrical liners”, 61st APS-DPP, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Oct 2019.

Z Fundamental Science Workshop (ZFSW) – Albuquerque, NM

  • N.M. Jordan, “Overview of Pulsed Power Driven Research at the University of Michigan”, ZFSW 2019, Albuquerque, NM. [Invited]
  • T.J. Smith, S.M. Miller, P.C. Campbell, N.M. Jordan, G.R. Laity, R.D. McBride, “Vacuum Ultraviolet Spectroscopy for Power Flow Studies on the 1 MA, 100 ns MAIZE LTD”, ZFSW 2019, Albuquerque, NM.
  • G.V. Dowhan, J.M. Woolstrum, P.C. Campbell, A.P. Shah, B.J. Sporer, T.J. Smith, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, “X-Pinch Radiography Diagnostics for MAIZE”, ZFSW 2019, Albuquerque, NM.
  • G.M. Young, A.P. Shah, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, “Updated LTSpice Modeling of the 1-MA, 100-ns MAIZE LTD System”, ZFSW 2019, Albuquerque, NM.
  • A.P. Shah, P.C. Campbell, S.M. Miller, J.M. Woolstrum, B.J. Sporer N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, “Extending Experimental and Diagnostics Capabilities on the 1-MA, 100-ns MAIZE Pulsed Power Facility”, ZFSW 2019, Albuquerque, NM.

High Energy Density Physics Summer School – San Diego, CA

  • A. P. Shah, “Upgrades to the 1-MA, 100-ns MAIZE Pulsed Power Facility”, at the High-Energy-Density Summer School, University of California, San Diego (La Jolla, July 28 – August 10, 2019). [Invited]

Dense Z-Pinch (DZP) – Beijing, China

  • P.C. Campbell, T. M. Jones, J.M. Woolstrum, N. M. Jordan, R. D. McBride, John Greenly, William Potter, E.S. Lavine, C.E. Seyler, B.R Kusse, D.A. Hammer, “Stabilizing Liner Implosions With A Time-Dependent Axial Magnetic Field”, Dense Z-Pinch Conference, Beijing, China, Aug 2019.
  • S.M. Miller, S. A. Slutz, S. R. Klein, S. N. Bland, P. C. Campbell, J. M. Woolstrum, M. R. Gomez, C. C. Kuranz, N. M. Jordan, R. D. McBride, “Laser Gate Experiment for Reducing Preheat Energy Coupling Losses in Magnetized Liner Inertial Fusion (MagLIF)”, Dense Z-Pinch Conference, Beijing, China, Aug 2019.
  • J.M. Woolstrum, D.A. Yager-Elorriaga, P.C. Campbell, S.M. Miller, N.M. Jordan, C.E. Seyler, and R.D.McBride, “Validation of PERSEUS and Convergence Ratio Effects on Z-Pinch Implosions”, Dense Z-Pinch Conference, Beijing, China, Aug 2019.

Pacific Symposium on Pulsed Power and Applications – Kuaui, Hawaii

  • R.M. Gilgenbach, S. Exelby, D. Packard, C. Swenson, B. Sporer, N. Jordan, R. McBride, Y.Y. Lau, “Crossed-Field, High Power Microwave Oscillators and Amplifiers”, Pacific Symposium on Pulsed Power and Applications, Kuaui, Hawaii, August 2019.

International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS) – Orlando, FL

  • N.M. Jordan, S.V. Langellotti, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, “Coaxial Multipactor Susceptibility at GHz Frequencies”, ICOPS 2019, Orlando, FL, June 2019.
  • S.C. Exelby, G.B. Greening, N.M. Jordan, D.A. Packard, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, B.W. Hoff, D.H. Simon, “High Power Amplification Experiments on a Recirculating Planar Crossed Field Amplifier”,  ICOPS 2019, Orlando, FL, June 2019.
  • D.A. Packard, G.B. Greening, N.M. Jordan, C.J. Swenson,  S.C. Exelby, J.F. Hammond, B.W. Hoff, Y.Y. Lau, and R.M. Gilgenbach, “Coaxial-All-Cavity-Extraction on the Harmonic Recirculating Planar Magnetron”, ICOPS 2019, Orlando, FL, June 2019.
  • S.V. Langellotti, N.M. Jordan, Y.Y. Lau, and R.M. Gilgenbach, “CST Particle Studio Simulations of Coaxial Multipactor Susceptibility and Evolution”, ICOPS 2019, Orlando, FL, June 2019.
  • B.J. Sporer, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, “Construction of the BLUE Linear Transformer Driver (LTD) System at University of Michigan”, ICOPS 2019, Orlando, FL, June 2019.
  • A.P. Shah, P.C. Campbell, S.M. Miller, J.M. Woolstrum, B.J. Sporer, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, “Extending Experimental and Diagnostics Capabilities on the 1-MA, 100-ns MAIZE Pulsed Power Facility”, ICOPS 2019, Orlando, FL, June 2019.
  • J.M. Woolstrum, D.A. Yager-Elorriaga, P.C. Campbell, S.M. Miller, N.M. Jordan, C.E. Seyler, and R.D. McBride, “Convergence Ratio Effects on Ultra-thin Foil Liner Implosion and Explosion Stability”, ICOPS 2019, Orlando, FL, June 2019.
  • P.C. Campbell, T. M. Jones, J.M. Woolstrum, J. Greenly, W. Potter, E.S. Lavine, C.E. Seyler, B.R Kusse, D.A. Hammer, N. M. Jordan, and R. D. McBride, “Time-Dependent Helical Magnetic Field Effects on Cylindrical Liner Implosions”, ICOPS 2019 Orlando, FL, June 2019
  • T.J. Smith, S.M. Miller, P.C. Campbell, J.M. Woolstrum, N.M. Jordan, G. Laity, and R.D. McBride, “Vacuum Ultraviolet Spectroscopy for Power Flow Studies on the 1 MA, 100 ns MAIZE LTD”, ICOPS 2019, Orlando, FL, June 2019.
  • P.Y. Wong, P. Zhang, J. Verboncoeur, Y.Y. Lau, N.M. Jordan, R.M. Gilgenbach, “The Effects of Multipactor on the Quality of Signal in a Transmission Line”, ICOPS-PPPS 2019, Orlando, FL, June 2019.
  • R. Melean, S. Klein, H. LeFevre, J. Williams, M. Manuel, G.E. Kemp, D. Mariscal, P. Campbell, R. McBride, C. Kuranz, “Design and Calibration of a Solenoid used on Magnetized Plasma Experiments and of B-Dot Probes for Measuring the Strong Magnetic Fields using Commercial Electronic Components”, ICOPS-PPPS 2019, Orlando, FL, June 2019.
  • C.J. Butcher, V.L. Kantsyrev, A.S. Safronova, I.K. Shrestha, J.J. Rowland, V.V. Shlyaptseva, A. Stafford, P.C. Campbell, A.M. Steiner, S.M. Miller, D.A. Yager-Elorriaga, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, R.M. Gilgenbach, “Aluminum Double Planar Wire Arrays and Double Planar Foil Liners on the UNR and UM Pulsed Power Drivers”, ICOPS-PPPS 2019, Orlando, FL, June 2019.

International Vacuum Electronics Conference (IVEC) – Busan, South Korea

  • N.M. Jordan, F.B. Darby, S.V. Langellotti, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, “Coaxial Multipactor Susceptibility at GHz Frequencies”, IVEC 2019, Busan, South Korea, April 2019. [Best Poster Award]
  • D.A. Packard, G.B. Greening, N.M. Jordan, S.C. Exelby, Y.Y. Lau, and R.M. Gilgenbach, “A Study of Harmonic Locking Between Oscillators in  Dual Frequency Magnetron”, IVEC 2019, Busan, South Korea, April 2019. [Best Student Paper Finalist]
  • S.C. Exelby, G.B. Greening, N.M. Jordan, D.A. Packard, Y.Y. Lau, and R.M. Gilgenbach, “Experiments on a Recirculating Planar Crossed-Field Amplifier”, IVEC 2019, Busan, South Korea, April 2019.
  • P.Y. Wong, Y.Y. Lau, P. Zhang, N.M. Jordan, R.M. Gilgenbach, J. Verboncoeur, “The Effect of Multipactor on the Quality of a Signal”, IVEC 2019, Busan, South Korea, April 2019.

International Conference on High Energy Density Science – Oxford, UK

  • S. M. Miller, S. A. Slutz, S. R. Klein, S. N. Bland, P. C. Campbell, J. M. Woolstrum, C. C. Kuranz, M. R. Gomez, N. M. Jordan, and R. D. McBride, “Laser and pulsed power coupling for magnetized liner inertial fusion (MagLIF)”, at the 6th International Conference on High Energy Density Science, (Oxford, UK, March 31 – April 5, 2019). [Invited]

American Nuclear Society Student Conference

  • A. T. MacDonald, M. Y. Hua, and R. D. McBride, “MCNPX-PoliMi Model Development of nTOF Measurements of DD Fusion in a LTD”, in the Proceedings of the 2019 American Nuclear Society Student Conference, Technical Track on Fusion Energy & Plasmas (2019).

2018

American Physical Society – Division of Plasma Physics (APS-DPP) – Portland, OR

  • A. Safronova, V.L. Kantsyrev, V. Shlyaptseva, I. Shrestha, C. Butcher, A. Stafford, P.C. Campbell, S.M. Miller, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, R.M. Gilgenbach, “X-ray Radiation from Tungsten Pulsed Power Plasmas”, 60th APS-DPP, Portland, OR, Nov 2018.
  • J.M. Woolstrum, P. C. Campbell, S. M. Miller, N.B. Ramey, N. M. Jordan, C.E. Seyler, and Ryan D. McBride, “Experimental and Computational Exploration of the Effects of Non-Uniform Applied Axial Magnetic Field on Z-Pinch Imploding Cylindrical Foils”, 60th APS-DPP, Portland, OR, Nov 2018.
  • P.C. Campbell, T. M. Jones, C. Wagner, S. M. Miller, J. M. Woolstrum, N. B. Ramey, A. P. Shah, N. M. Jordan, Y. Y. Lau, R. M. Gilgenbach, and R. D. McBride, “Time-Dependent Helical Magnetic Field Effects on Cylindrical Liner Ablations”, 60th APS-DPP, Portland, OR, Nov 2018.
  • S.C. Exelby, G. B. Greening, N. M. Jordan, D. A. Packard, Y. Ying Lau and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Experiments and Simulations of the Recirculating Planar Crossed-Field Amplifier”, 60th APS-DPP, Portland, OR, Nov 2018.
  • S.M. Miller, S. R. Klein, P. C. Campbell, J. M. Woolstrum, C. C. Kuranz, N. M. Jordan, and R. D. McBride, “Laser Gate Experiment for Magnetized Liner Inertial Fusion (MagLIF) Utilizing a Mini-Pulser”, 60th APS-DPP, Portland, OR, Nov 2018.
  • A.P. Shah, N. M. Jordan, C.E. Seyler, J. M. Woolstrum, P.C. Campbell, S.M. Miller, and R. D. McBride, “Developing Dense Plasma Focus Capabilities at the University of Michigan”, 60th APS-DPP, Portland, OR, Nov 2018.
  • D.A. Packard, G. B. Greening, N. M. Jordan, S. C. Exelby, P. Y. Wong, Y.Y. Lau, R. M. Gilgenbach, B. W. Hoff and J. F. Hammond, “Recent Progress on the Harmonic Recirculating Planar Magnetron”, 60th APS-DPP, Portland, OR, Nov 2018.
  • N.M. Jordan, S. V. Langellotti, F. Antoulinakis, R. M. Gilgenbach, and Y. Y. Lau, “Reference Standards for Multipactor Validation”, 60th APS-DPP, Portland, OR, Nov 2018.
  • C. Wagner, P.C. Campbell, N.M. Jordan, B. Stoltzfus, R.D. McBride, “Pulsed Power Development at Sandia and the University of Michigan”, 60th APS-DPP, Portland, OR, Nov 2018.
  • R.F. Melean, R. Young, S. Klein, P.C. Campbell, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, C.C. Kuranz, “Design of a pulsed-power magnetized plasma flow experiment for the study of star formation and astrophysical bow shocks”, 60th APS-DPP, Portland, OR, Nov 2018.
  • B.J. Sporer, N. M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, “Construction of the BLUE Linear Transformer Driver System at the University of Michigan”, 60th APS-DPP, Portland, OR, Nov 2018.
  • A. Jassem, P.Y. Wong, D.A. Packard, Y.Y. Lau, “An Exact Backward Wave Theory for a Thin Tape Helix Traveling-Wave Tube”, 60th APS-DPP, Portland, OR, Nov 2018.
  • N.B. Ramey, J. Colgan, P. Dieffenbach, C.J. Fontes, R.M. Gilgenbach, P. Hakel, R.D. McBride, H.E. Morris, J.E. Coleman, “X-ray diagnostic development for electron beam driven WDM studies”, 60th APS-DPP, Portland, OR, Nov 2018.

Z Fundamental Science Workshop (ZFSW) – Albuquerque, NM

  • R. D. McBride, “Status of pulsed-power-driven research and development at the University of Michigan”, at the 9th Fundamental Science with Pulsed Power: Research Opportunities and User Meeting, (Albuquerque, NM, July 29 – August 1, 2018). [Invited]

Meeting of the APS Far West Section

  • C.J. Butcher, V.L. Kantsyrev, A.S. Safronova, V.V. Shlyaptseva, I.K. Shrestha, A. Stafford, P.C. Campbell, A.M. Steiner, S.M. Miller, D.A. Yager-Elorriaga, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, R.M. Gilgenbach, “Highlights of Experiments with Al and W DPWAs on the University of Michigan’s Linear Transformer Driver”, Meeting of the APS Far West Section, Oct 2018.

International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS) – Denver, CO

  • S.M. Miller, S.A. Slutz, S.R. Klein, P.C. Campbell, J.M. Woolstrum, M.R. Gomez, C.C. Kuranz, S.N. Bland, N.M. Jordan, and R.D. McBride, “Laser Gate Experiment for Magnetized Liner Inertial Fusion (MagLIF) Utilizing a Mini-Pulser”, ICOPS 2018, Denver, CO, June 2018.
  • S.C. Exelby, G.B. Greening, N.M. Jordan, D.A. Packard, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, “Experimental Microwave Gain Measurements on a  Recirculating Planar Crossed-Field Amplifier”, ICOPS 2018, Denver, CO, June 2018.
  • D.A. Packard, G.B. Greening, N.M. Jordan, S.C. Exelby, P.Y. Wong, Y.Y. Lau, and R.M. Gilgenbach, “Recent Research on The Harmonic Recirculating Planar Magnetron,” ICOPS 2018, Denver, CO, June 2018.
  • J.M. Woolstrum, P. C. Campbell, S. M. Miller, N.B. Ramey, A. P. Rao, F. B. Darby, N. M. Jordan, R. M. Gilgenbach, Y. Y. Lau, R. D. McBride, “Radiographic Diagnostic Development for Testing Magnetic Field Uniformity Effects on Imploding Cylindrical Liner Stability”, ICOPS 2018, Denver, CO, June 2018.
  • A.P. Shah, R.D. McBride, N.M. Jordan, C.E. Seyler, “Developing Dense Plasma Focus Capabilities at the University of Michigan”, ICOPS 2018, Denver, CO, June 2018.
  • P.C. Campbell, T. M. Jones, C. Wagner, S. M. Miller, J. M. Woolstrum, N. B. Ramey, N. M. Jordan, Y. Y. Lau, R. M. Gilgenbach, and R. D. McBride, “Time-Dependent Helical Magnetic Field Effects on Cylindrical Liner Ablations”, ICOPS 2018, Denver, CO, June 2018.
  • N.M. Jordan, S.V. Langellotti, F. Antoulinakis, R.M. Gilgenbach, and Y.Y. Lau, “Multipactor in Coaxial Geometries”, ICOPS 2018, Denver, CO, June 2018.
  • J.P. Verboncoeur , N. Behdad , J.H. Booske , J.C. Dickens , R.M. Gilgenbach , M. Gilmore , N.M. Jordan , R.P. Joshi , Y.Y. Lau , J. Mankowski , D. Morgan , A.A. Neuber , S. Portillo , E. Schamiloglu , and P. Zhang, “Multipactor and Breakdown Susceptibility and Mitigation in Space-Based RF Systems”, ICOPS 2018, Denver, CO, June 2018.
  • C.J. Butcher, V.L. Kantsyrev, A.S. Safronova, V.V. Shlyaptseva, I.K. Shrestha, A. Stafford, A.M. Steiner, P.C. Campbell, D.A. Yager-Elorriaga, S.M. Miller, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, and R.M. Gilgenbach, “Implosion characteristics, dynamic plasma radius, and radiative characteristics of W double planar wire arrays on UM MAIZE LTD”, ICOPS 2018, Denver, CO, June 2018.
  • A.S. Safronova, V.L. Kantsyrev, V.V. Shlyaptseva, I.K. Shrestha, C.J. Butcher, A. Stafford, E.E. Petkov, P.C. Campbell, S.M. Miller, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, and R.M. Gilgenbach, “X-ray Spectroscopy and Imaging of Tungsten Pulsed-Power Plasmas”, ICOPS 2018, Denver, CO, June 2018.
  • M. Evans, M. Adams, R. Shapovalov, P. Gourdain, P.C. Campbell, J. Woolstrum, S.M. Miller, N.B. Ramey, N.M. Jordan, and R.D. McBride, “Developments of a warm dense matter experiment using a pulsed power driver”, ICOPS 2018, Denver, CO, June 2018.
  • N.B. Ramey, J.E. Coleman, M.C. Jones, R.J. Hohlfelder, R.M. Gilgenbach, R.D. McBride, “X-ray Diagnostic Development for Electron Beam Driven WDM experiments”, ICOPS 2018, Denver, CO, Jun 2018.

International Power Modulator and High Voltage Conference (IPMHVC) – Jackson Hole, WY

  • N. M. Jordan, G. B. Greening, D. A. Yager-Elorriaga, A.M. Steiner, S.C. Exelby, P.C. Campbell, D.A. Packard, S.R. Miller, J.M. Woolstrum, S.V. Langellotti, N.B. Ramey, A.P. Shah, Y.Y. Lau, R.D. McBride, and R.M. Gilgenbach, “Facility Upgrades and Recent Experimental Work at the University of Michigan”, IPMHVC 2018, Jackson Hole, WY, June 2018. [Invited]

International Vacuum Electronics Conference (IVEC) – Monterey, CA

  • S.C. Exelby, G.B. Greening, N.M. Jordan, D.A. Packard, D.H. Simon, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gligenbach, and B.W. Hoff, “Microwave Gain in a Recirculating Planar Crossed-Field Amplifier”, IVEC 2018, Monterey, CA, April 2018. [Best Student Paper Finalist]
  • D.A. Packard, G.B. Greening, N.M. Jordan, S.C. Exelby, P.Y. Wong, Y.Y. Lau, and R.M. Gilgenbach, “Harmonic Frequency-Locking in Planar Magnetrons”,  IVEC 2018, Monterey, CA, April 2018.

Stewardship Science Academic Programs Symposium – Bethesda, MD

  • N.B. Ramey, J.E. Coleman, M.C. Jones, R.J. Hohlfelder, R.M. Gilgenbach, R.D. McBride, “X-ray Diagnostic Development for WDM Studies on DARHT Axis-I and MAIZE”, SSAP 2018, Bethesda, MD, Feb 2018.

2017

American Physical Society – Division of Plasma Physics (APS-DPP) – Milwaukee, WI

  • D.A. Yager-Elorriaga, Y.Y. Lau, P.C. Campbell, N.M. Jordan, S.M. Miller, J.M. Woolstrum, R.D. McBride, and R.M. Gilgenbach, “Experiments on helical modes in magnetized thin foil-plasmas”, APS-DPP, Milwaukee, WI, October 2017. [Invited]
  • J.M. Woolstrum, C. A. Jennings, G. A. Shipley, T. J. Awe, S. A. Slutz, N.M. Jordan, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, K. J. Peterson, R.D. McBride, “3D MHD Simulations of Auto-Magnetizing Imploding Liners for ICF”, APS-DPP, Milwaukee, WI, October 2017.
  • P.C. Campbell, D.A. Yager-Elorriaga, S.M. Miller, J.M. Woolstrum, M. Jones, N.M. Jordan, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, R.D. McBride, “Diagnostics for Magnetically Driven Implosions on the 1-MA MAIZE Facility”, APS-DPP, Milwaukee, WI, October 2017.
  • S.M. Miller, S.A. Slutz, S. Klein, P.C. Campbell, J.M. Woolstrum, M.R. Gomez, D.A. Yager-Elorriaga, N.M. Jordan, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, and R.D. McBride, “Pulsed Laser Gate Experiment for Magnetized Liner Inertial Fusion (MagLIF)”, APS-DPP, Milwaukee, WI, October 2017.
  • R.D. McBride, P. C. Campbell, S. M. Miller, J. Woolstrum, D. A. Yager-Elorriaga, A. M. Steiner, N. M. Jordan, Y. Y. Lau, R. M. Gilgenbach, A. S. Safronova, V. L. Kantsyrev, V. V. Shlyaptseva, I. K. Shrestha, C. J. Butcher, G. R. Laity, J. J. Leckbee, M. L. Wisher, S. A. Slutz, M. E. Cuneo, “Overview of Pulsed-Power- Driven High-Energy- Density Plasma Research at the University of Michigan”, APS-DPP, Milwaukee, WI, October 2017.
  • V.L. Kantsyrev, A.S. Safronova, I.K. Shrestha, V. V. Shlyaptseva, C.J. Butcher, A. Stafford, K.A. Schultz, P.C. Campbell, S. Miller, D.A. Yager-Elorriaga, N.M. Jordan, R. D. McBride, R.M. Gilgenbach, “First Results of the Comparison of Double Planar Foils and Wire Arrays on the Low Impedance Z-Pinch Michigan’s LTD generator”, APS-DPP, Milwaukee, WI, October 2017.
  • A.S. Safronova, V.L. Kantsyrev, V. V. Shlyaptseva, I.K. Shrestha, C.J. Butcher, A. Stafford, P.C. Campbell, S. Miller, D.A. Yager-Elorriaga, N.M. Jordan, R. D. McBride, R.M. Gilgenbach, “Implosion dynamics and radiative properties of W planar wire arrays influenced by Al wires on University of Michigan’s LTD generator”, APS-DPP, Milwaukee, WI, October 2017.
  • D.A. Packard, G.B. Greening, N.M. Jordan, S.C. Exelby, P.Y. Wong, Y.Y. Lau, and R.M. Gilgenbach, “Harmonic Frequency-Locking in the Multi-Frequency Recirculating Planar Magnetron”,  APS-DPP, Milwaukee, WI, October 2017.
  • S.C. Exelby, G.B. Greening, N.M. Jordan, D.A. Packard, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gligenbach, D.H. Simon, and B.W. Hoff, “Design, Simulation and Experiments on the Recirculating Crossed-Field Planar Amplifier”, APS-DPP, Milwaukee, WI, October 2017.
  • F. Antoulinakis, Y.Y. Lau, P. Wong, A. Jassem, “Absolute Instability near Band Edges in a Traveling Wave Tube”, APS-DPP, Milwaukee, WI, October 2017.
  • P. Wong, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, D. Chernin, B. Hoff, “An Exact Hot-Tube Solution For Thin Tape Helix Traveling-Wave Tube”, APS-DPP, Milwaukee, WI, October 2017.
  • A. Jassem, P. Wong, F. Antoulinakis, “Backward Wave Oscillation Thresholds in a Traveling-Wave Tube”, APS-DPP, Milwaukee, WI, October 2017.
  • N.B. Ramey, J.E. Coleman, J.O. Perry, “Soft X-ray Spectrometer for Characterization of Electron Beam Driven WDM”, 59th APS-DPP, Milwaukee, WI, Oc 2017.

Dense Z-Pinch (DZP) – South Lake Tahoe, NV

  • S.M. Miller, S.A. Slutz, P.C. Campbell, J.M. Woolstrum, M.R. Gomez, N.M. Jordan, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, and R.D. McBride, “Pulsed Laser Gate Experiment For Magnetized Liner Inertial Fusion”, Dense Z-Pinch Conference, South Lake Tahoe, NV, August 2017.
  • R.D. McBride, P. C. Campbell, S. M. Miller, J. Woolstrum, D. A. Yager-Elorriaga, A. M. Steiner, A. Rao, F. B. Darby, A. Denniston, C. Wagner, S. A. Slutz, M. R. Gomez, M. Jones, J. J. Leckbee, M. L. Wisher, M. L. Kiefer, D. B. Sinars, W. A. Stygar, M. E. Cuneo, N. M. Jordan, Y. Y. Lau, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Status of Linear Transformer Driver Facilities For High-Density Z-Pinch Experiments At The University Of Michigan”, Dense Z-Pinch Conference, South Lake Tahoe, NV, August 2017.
  • D.A. Yager-Elorriaga, Y.Y. Lau, P.C. Campbell, N.M. Jordan, S.M. Miller, J.M. Woolstrum, R.D. McBride, and R.M. Gilgenbach, “Experimental Investigation Of Helical Instabilities In Imploding And Non-Imploding Liner-Plasmas”, Dense Z-Pinch Conference, South Lake Tahoe, NV, August 2017.
  • J.M. Woolstrum, A. P. Rao, F. B. Darby, N. M. Jordan, P. C. Campbell, S. M. Miller, D. A. Yager-Elorriaga, Y. Y. Lau, R. M. Gilgenbach, and R. D. McBride, “X-Ray Diagnostic And Low Inductance Current Feed Development For A 1-MA LTD-Driven Z-Pinch”, Dense Z-Pinch Conference, South Lake Tahoe, NV, August 2017.
  • P.C. Campbell, D.A. Yager-Elorriaga, S.M. Miller, J.M. Woolstrum, M. Jones N.M. Jordan, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, R.D. McBride, “New Diagnostics for Magnetically Driven Implosions on the 1-MA MAIZE Facility”, Dense Z-Pinch Conference, South Lake Tahoe, NV, August 2017
  • I. Shrestha, V.L. Kantsyrev, A.S. Safronova, V.V. Shlyaptseva, M. T. Schmidt-Petersen, C.J. Butcher, A. Stafford, K.A. Schultz, A.M. Steiner, D.A. Yager-Elorriaga, P.C. Campbell, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, R.M. Gilgenbach, “Comparative Study of Electron Beams and Hard X-rays Emission in Double Planar Wire Arrays at UM LTD MAIZE and UNR Zebra Generators”, Dense Z-Pinch Conference, South Lake Tahoe, NV, August 2017.
  • A.S. Safronova, V.L. Kantsyrev, I.K. Shrestha, V. V. Shlyaptseva, A. Stafford, M.T. Schmidt-Petersen, C.J. Butcher, K.A. Schultz, P. C. Campbell, A. M. Steiner, D.A. Yager-Elorriaga, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, R.M. Gilgenbach, J.L. Giuliani, A.L. Velikovich, “Special features of Ablation, Implosion, and Radiation of Mixed W/Al Planar Wire Arrays at low- and high- impedance University-scale generators”, Dense Z-Pinch Conference, South Lake Tahoe, NV, August 2017.
  • A. Stafford, A.S. Safronova, V.L. Kantsyrev, I.K. Shrestha, V.V. Shlyaptseva, M.T. Schmidt-Petersen, C.J. Butcher, K.A. Schultz, M.C. Cooper, P.C. Campbell, A.M. Steiner, D.A. Yager-Elorriaga, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, R.M. Gilgenbach, “Multiplanar Wire Arrays from Brass Wires on Michigan’s LTD Generator”, Dense Z-Pinch Conference, South Lake Tahoe, NV, August 2017.
  • V.L. Kantsyrev, A.S. Safronova, I.K. Shrestha, V.V. Shlyaptseva, M.E. Weller, C.J. Butcher, M.T. Schmidt-Petersen, E.E. Petkov, A. Stafford, M.C. Cooper, K.A. Schultz, P.C. Campbell, A.M. Steiner, D.A. Yager-Elorriaga, S.G. Patel, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, R.M. Gilgenbach, A.S. Chuvatin, “Planar Wire Arrays on Michigan’s LTD Generator”, Dense Z-Pinch Conference, South Lake Tahoe, NV, August 2017.
  • A. M. Steiner, P. C. Campbell, D. A. Yager-Elorriaga, N. M. Jordan, S.M. Miller, Y. Y. Lau, R. D. McBride, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Electrothermal Instability Growth on Ohmically Ablated Thin Foils”, Dense Z-Pinch Conference, South Lake Tahoe, NV, August 2017.

Z Fundamental Science Workshop (ZFSW) – Albuquerque, NM

  • R. D. McBride, “Overview of pulsed-power-driven plasma physics at the University of Michigan”, at the 8th Fundamental Science with Pulsed Power Workshop: Research Opportunities and User Meeting, (Albuquerque, NM, July 16–19, 2017). [Invited]

American Nuclear Society (ANS) Student Conference

  • F. B. Darby, J. M. Woolstrum, A. P. Rao, N. M. Jordan, and R. D. McBride, “The Development and Implementation of X-pinch Diagnostics for MAIZE”, in the Proceedings of the 2017 American Nuclear Society Student Conference, Technical Track on Fusion Energy & Plasmas (2017).

Pulsed Power Conference (PPC) – Brighton, UK

  • R.M. Gilgenbach, Invited Plenary for 2017 Peter Haas Pulsed Power Award, “Plasma Physics Education and Research Enabled by Pulsed Power”,  PPC, Brighton, UK, June 2017. [Invited Plenary]
  • R. D. McBride, P. C. Campbell, S. M. Miller, J. Woolstrum, A. Rao, A. Denniston, F. B. Darby, M. Hua, C. Wagner, M. Bondin, D. Beqi, E. Leppink, A. M. Steiner, D. A. Yager-Elorriaga, J. J. Leckbee, M. L. Wisher, M. L. Kiefer, W. A. Stygar, M. E. Cuneo, N. M. Jordan, Y. Y. Lau, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Status of Linear Transformer Driver Facilities for High Energy Density Physics Experiments at the University of Michigan”, PPC, Brighton, UK, June 2017.

International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS) – Atlantic City, NJ

  • R. D. McBride, “Linear Transformer Drivers: Compact Pulsed-Power Technology for High Energy Density Experiments”, at the Mini-Course on Charged Particle Beams and High-Powered Pulsed Sources, as part of the 44th IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science, (Atlantic City, May 21–26, 2017). [Invited Tutorial]
  • N.M. Jordan, G. B. Greening, S. C. Exelby, D. A. Packard, K. A. Schneider, Y. Y. Lau, R. M. Gilgenbach, “Plasma-Based Pulse Shortening in the Recirculating Planar Magnetron”, ICOPS, Atlantic City, NJ, May 2017.
  • S.C. Exelby, G. B. Greening, N. M. Jordan, D. Simon, Y. Y. Lau, R. M. Gilgenbach, B.W. Hoff, “Design and Development of the Recirculating Planar Crossed-Field Amplifier”, ICOPS, Atlantic City, NJ, May 2017.
  • G.B. Greening, N. M. Jordan, D. A. Packard, S. C. Exelby, K. A. Schneider, P.Y. Wong, Y. Y. Lau, R. M. Gilgenbach, “Recent Research on the Multi-Frequency Recirculating Planar Magnetron”, ICOPS, Atlantic City, NJ, May 2017.
  • A.M. Steiner, P.C. Campbell, D.A. Yager-Elorriaga, N.M. Jordan, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, “The Electrothermal Instability on Pulsed Power Ablations of Thin Foils”, ICOPS, Atlantic City, NJ, 2017.
  • P.C. Campbell, D.A. Yager-Elorriaga, N.M. Jordan, R.D. McBride, Y.Y. Lau, R.M. Gilgenbach, “Experimental Investigation of Magnetized Liner Implosions on a 1-MA Linear Transformer Driver”, ICOPS, Atlantic City, NJ, May 2017.
  • S.M. Miller, A. M. Steiner, R. D. McBride, D. A. Yager-Elorriaga, N. M. Jordan, Y. Y. Lau, R. M. Gilgenbach, “Electrothermal Instability Studies on a Small Pulsed Power Device”, ICOPS, Atlantic City, NJ, 2017.
  • A.S. Safronova, V.L. Kantsyrev, V.V. Shlyaptseva, I.K. Shrestha, M.T. Schmidt-Petersen, C.J. Butcher, A. Stafford, K.A. Schultz, M.C. Cooper, P.C. Campbell, A.M. Steiner, D.A. Yager-Elorriaga, N.M. Jordan, R. McBride, R.M. Gilgenbach, J.L. Giuliani, A.L. Velikovich, A.S. Chuvatin, “Tungsten Planar Wire Arrays on Michigan’s LTD Generator”, ICOPS, Atlantic City, NJ, May 2017.

International Vacuum Electronics Conference (IVEC) – London, UK

  • N.M. Jordan, G. B. Greening, S. C. Exelby, D. A. Packard, K. A. Schneider, Y. Y. Lau, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Pulse Shortening in Recirculating Planar Magnetrons”, IVEC, London, UK, April 2017. [Invited]
  • G. B. Greening, S. C. Exelby, N. M. Jordan, Y. Y. Lau, and R. M. Gilgenbach, “Parametric Investigation of the Multi-Frequency Recirculating Planar Magnetron”, IVEC, London, UK, April 2017.