- Program Years: 2009-2013
- Academic Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Field of Study: Physics
- Academic Advisor: Richard Petrasso
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2011)
Ph.D. Physics, MIT (2015)
B.A. Physics, Pomona College (2009)
- Status: Reines Postdoctoral Fellow, LANL
- Research Area: Physics
Measurement of charged-particle stopping in solid-density, low-temperature plasmas. A.B. Zylstra et al., accepted by Phys. Rev. Lett. (2015).
In-flight observations of low-mode rhoR asymmetries in NIF implosions. A.B. Zylstra et al., Phys Plasmas 22, 056301 (2015).
The effect of shock dynamics on compressibility of ignition-scale NIF implosions. A.B. Zylstra et al., Phys Plasmas 21, 112701 (2014).
A compact neutron spectrometer for characterizing inertial confinement fusion implosions at OMEGA and the NIF. A.B. Zylstra et al., Rev. Sci. Instrum. 85, 063502 (2014).
Charged-particle spectroscopy for diagnosing shock ρR and strength in NIF implosions. A. B. Zylstra et al., Rev. Sci. Instrum. 83, 10D901 (2012).
Measurements of hohlraum-produced fast ions. A. B. Zylstra et al., Phys. Plasmas 19, 042707 (2012).
A new model to account for track overlap in CR-39 data. A. B. Zylstra et al., Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 681 (2012).
Using high-intensity laser-generated energetic protons to radiograph directly driven implosions. A. B. Zylstra et al., Rev. Sci. Instrum. 83, 013511 (2012).
Increasing the energy dynamic range of solid-state nuclear track detectors using multiple surfaces. A. B. Zylstra et al. Rev. Sci. Instrum. 82, 083301 (2011).
Ion velocity distribution measurements in a magnetized laser plasma expansion. A. B. Zylstra et al. J. Instr. 5 (2010).
1-D Van der Waals Foams Heated by Ion Beam Energy Deposition. A. B. Zylstra, J. J. Barnard, R. M. More. High Energy Density Physics 6 (2010).
Regime transitions in the viscous catenary. A. Zylstra and C. Mitescu. EPL 87 (2009).
-NIF and Photon Science Directorate Performance Award, 2011.
-Tileston Pomona Physics Department Prize: 2006, 2007, 2008.
-Nominated to Sigma Xi (associate member), March 2007.
-Pomona College Scholar: Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Fall 2008.