William Riedel

  • Program Years: 2018-2022
  • Academic Institution: Stanford University
  • Field of Study: Plasma Physics
  • Academic Advisor: Mark Cappelli
  • Residencies:
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2019)
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2020)
  • Degree(s):
    M.S. Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 2014; B.S. Electrical Engineering, Brown University, 2012

Current Status

  • Research Area: Plasma Physics


W Riedel, N Meezan, DP Higginson, M Hohenberger, and M Cappelli. "Kinetic mix at gas-shell interface in inverted-corona fusion targets", Physics of Plasmas 28, 122702 (2021)

T C Underwood, W Riedel, and M A Cappelli. "Dual mode operation of a hydromagnetic plasma thruster to achieve tunable thrust and specific impulse", Journal of Applied Physics 130, 133301 (2021)

M Hohenberger, N Meezan, W Riedel, N Kabadi, C J Forrest, L Aghaian, M A Cappelli, M Farrell, S H Glenzer, B Heeter, R Heredia, O L Landen, A J Mackinnon, R Petrasso, C M Shuldberg, F Treffert, and W W Hsing. "Developing 'inverted-corona' fusion targets as high-fluence neutron sources", Review of Scientific Instruments 92, 033544 (2021)

W Riedel, N Meezan, DP Higginson, M Hohenberger, J Owen, and M Cappelli. "Interpenetration and kinetic effects in converging, high-energy plasma jets", High Energy Density Physics 37, 100861 (2020).

D P Higginson, P Amendt, N Meezan, W Riedel, H G Rinderknecht, SC Wilks, and G
Zimmerman. "Hybrid particle-in-cell simulations of laser-driven plasma interpenetration, heating, and entrainment", Physics of Plasmas 26, 112107 (2019).

T C Underwood, V Subramaniam, W Riedel, L L Raja, M A Cappelli. "Effects of flow collisionality on ELM replication in plasma guns", Fusion Engineering and Design 144 (2019) 97-106.