Hydrodynamics and turbulence; laser-matter interaction physics; ICF target design; laser experiment target design; properties of materials under dynamic shock loading; computational design of materials science experiments on lasers.
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J. D. Colvin, K. B. Fournier, J. Kane, S. Langer, M. J. May, H. A. Scott,
"A computational study of x-ray emission from high-Z x-ray sources on the National Ignition Facility laser",
J. D. Colvin, A. Shestakov, J. Stölken, R. Vignes, "The role of radiation
transport in the thermal response of semitransparent materials to localized laser heating",
J. D. Colvin, K. B. Fournier, M. J. May, H. A. Scott, "A computational
study of x-ray emission from laser-irradiated Ge-doped foams",
J. D. Colvin, A. F. Jankowski, M.Kumar, W. J. MoberlyChan, B. W. Reed, D.
L. Paisley, and T. E. Tierney, "Role of spall in microstructure evolution during laser-shock-driven rapid undercooling and resolidification",
J. D. Colvin, R. W. Minich, and D. H. Kalantar, "A model for plasticity
kinetics and its role in simulating the dynamic behavior of Fe at high
J. D. Colvin, C. Cerjan, R. Hoffman, M. Stoyer, and P. Amendt,
"Radiochemical Tracers as a Mix Diagnostic for the Ignition Double-Shell