A laser-accelerated beam of protons is used to isochorically heat a silicon foil to multi-eV temperatures. Proton dosimetry, self-emission, and synchronized reflective interferometry are used simultaneously to infer internal energy, temperature, and pressure.
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G. Dyer, B. Cho, A. Bernstein, T. Ditmire, R. Shepherd, Y. Ping, P. Patel, and D. Price, "Equation of State Measurements on Solid Density Matter Isochorically Heated by a Laser-accelerated Proton Beam," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JThA1.
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