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High Energy Density Science Summer School

In Person at UC San Diego: July 17-28, 2023

School Overview

This 2-week summer school will promote scholastic development through technical lectures given by field experts as well as professional development sessions aimed at early-career researchers in HEDS fields of study.

More information to come soon!

Topics of interest

  • Material science and planetary physics
  • Laboratory astrophysics
  • Inertial confinement fusion physics
  • Atomic physics in plasmas and radiation spectroscopy
  • Laser-driven hydrodynamics and shocks
  • Intense laser plasma physics
  • Kinetic vs. fluid effects
  • Plasma turbulence

Special Sessions

In addition to lectures on the above topics, the Summer School will comprise special sessions including:

  • Intense laser and pulsed power devices
  • Diagnostics for HED experiments
  • Panel discussion on career options in HEDS
  • Oral and poster sessions