Paul Davis

  • Program Years: 2008-2012
  • Academic Institution: University of California, Berkeley
  • Field of Study: Applied Physics
  • Academic Advisor: Roger Falcone
  • Practicum(s):
    Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico (2010)
  • Degree(s):
    PhD, Applied Science and Technology, University of California, Berkeley, 2012
    BASc, Engineering Physics, University of British Columbia, 2007
    B.A. Political Science, University of British Columbia, 2007

Current Status

  • Status: Postdoctoral Scholar, Nuclear Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
  • Research Area: Applied Physics


An apparatus for the characterization of warm, dense deuterium with inelastic x-ray scattering
P. Davis, T. Doeppner, S. Glenzer, R. Falcone and W. Unites
JINST 7, P02004 (2012)

X-ray Thomson Scattering Measurements of Shock-Compressed Deuterium
P. Davis, T. Doeppner, J.R. Rygg, C. Fortmann, W. Unites, J. Salmonson, G.W. Collins, O.L. Landen, R.W. Falcone and S.H. Glenzer
Accepted by APiP: Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Atomic Processes in Plasmas. AIP Conference Proceedings

X-ray radiography and scattering diagnosis of dense shock-compressed matter
S. LePape, P. Neumayer, C. Fortmann, T. Doeppner, P. Davis, A. Kritcher, O.L. Landen, S.H. Glenzer
Phys. Plasmas 17, 056309 (2010)

Plasmons in strongly coupled shock-compressed matter
P. Neumayer, C. Fortmann, T. Doeppner, P. Davis, R.W. Falcone, A.L. Kritcher, O.L. Landen, H.J. Lee, R.W. Lee, C. Niemann, S. LePape, S.H. Glenzer
Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 075003 (2010).

Measurements of Ionic Structure in Shock Compressed Lithium Hydride from Ultrafast X-Ray Thomson Scattering
A. L. Kritcher, P. Neumayer, C. R. D. Brown, P. Davis, T. Döppner, R. W. Falcone, D. O. Gericke, G. Gregori, B. Holst, O. L. Landen, H. J. Lee, E. C. Morse, A. Pelka, R. Redmer, M. Roth, J. Vorberger, K. Wünsch, and S. H. Glenzer
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 245004 (2009)

Dense plasma X-ray scattering: Methods and applications
S.H. Glenzer, H.J. Lee, P. Davis, T. Döppner, R.W. Falcone, C. Fortmann, B.A. Hammel, A.L. Kritcher, O.L. Landen, R.W. Lee, D.H. Munro, R. Redmer, S. Weber
High Energy Density Physics, Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2010, Pages 1-8

Magnetically controlled plasma waveguide for laser wakefield acceleration
D H Froula, L Divol , P Davis, J P Palastro , P Michel, V Leurent,
S H Glenzer , B B Pollock and G Tynan
Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion 51 (2009)

Quenching of the Nonlocal Electron Heat Transport by Large External Magnetic Fields in a Laser-Produced Plasma Measured with Imaging Thomson Scattering
D. H. Froula, J.S. Ross, B. B. Pollock, P. Davis, A.N. James, L. Divol, M.J. Edwards, A.A. Offenberger, D. Price,R. P. J. Town, G. R. Tynan and S.H. Glenzer
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 135001 (2007)

High magnetic field generation for laser-plasma experiments
B. B. Pollock, D. H. Froula, P. F. Davis, J. S. Ross, S. Fulkerson, J. Bower, J. Satariano, D. Price, K. Krushelnick, and S. H. Glenzer
Rev. Sci. Instrum. 77, 114703 (2006)

Measurement of the Dispersion of Thermal Ion-Acoustic Fluctuations in High-Temperature Laser Plasmas Using Multiple-Wavelength Thomson Scattering
D. H. Froula, P. Davis, L. Divol, J. S. Ross, N. Meezan, D. Price, S. H. Glenzer, and C. Rousseaux
Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 195005 (2005)