2020 – Present


  1. Renganathan, P., and Y. M. Gupta (2024). “Melting Anisotropy in Crystalline Solids.” Physical Review B 109(6): L060102.


  1. Bishop, S. R., D. R. Lowry, A. S. Peretti, P. Kalita, M. D. Knudson, A. Sarracino, J. T. Mahaffey, and S. E. Murray (2023). “Dynamic High Pressure Phase Transformation of ZrW2O8.” AIP Advances 13(6): 5101.
  2. Gandhi, V., S. Ravindran, A. Joshi, and G. Ravichandran (2023). “Real-time Characterization of Dislocation Slip and Twinning of Shock-Compressed Molybdenum Single Crystals.” Physical Review Materials 7(7): 073601.
  3. Harke, K. J., M. Armstrong, J. Lind, D. Martinez, and M. Kumar (2023). “Investigating Motion Blur By Imaging Shock Front Propogation.” AIP Conference Proceedings 2844: 260007.
  4. Kalita, P., P. E. Specht, J. L. Brown, L. M. Pacheco, J. M. Usher, and C. T. Seagle (2023). “Real-Time Atomic Scale Kinetics of a Dynamic Event in a Model Iconic Crystal.” Minerals-Basel 13 (9): 1226.
  5. Leong, A. F. T., C. M. Romick, C. A. Bolme, T. D. Aslam, N. W. Sinclair, P. M. Kozlowski, D. S. Montgomery, and K. J. Ramos (2023). “Quantitative X-ray Phase Contrast Imaging of Oblique Shock Wave-Interface Interactions.” Journal of Applied Physics 134(20): 205901.
  6. MacNider, B., D. Jones, J. Callanan, M. Beason, G. T. Gray III, D. M. Dattelbaum, N. Boechler, and S. Fensin (2023). “In Situ Measurement of Damage Evolution in Shocked Magnesium as a Function of Microstructure.” Science Advances 9(45): adi2606.
  7. Renganathan, P., S. M. Surinder, J. T. Turneaure, and Y.M. Gupta (2023). “Real-Time (Nanoseconds) Determination of Liquid Phase Growth During Shock-Inducted Melting.” Science Advances 9(8): ade5745.
  8. Righi. G., R. Briggs, O. R. Deluigi, C. V. Stan, S. Singh, S. M. Clarke, E. M. Bringa, R. F. Smith, R. E. Rudd, H. Park, and M. A. Meyers (2023). “A Spall and Diffraction Study of Nanosecond Pressure Release Across the Iron ε-α Phase Boundary.” Acta Materialia 257: 119148.
  9. Singh, S., R. Briggs, M. G. Gorman, L. X. Benedict, C. J. Wu, A. L. Coleman, F. Coppari, A. Fernandez-Panella, C. McGuire, M. Sims, J. K. Wicks, J. H. Eggert, D. E. Fratanduono, and R. F. Smith (2023). “A Structural Study of hcp and Liquid Iron Under Shock Compression Up To 275 GPa.” arXiv: 2304.07933 [cond-mat.mtrl-sci].
  10. Wang, X., J. Zhang, and J. Sethian (2023). “High Precision Control of Laser Energy for Laser–Matter Interaction Studies.” Review of Scientific Instrument 94(7): 073003.


  1. Beason, M. T., and B. J. Jensen (2022). “Constraining the Release of Sn to the Ambient Melting Point Following Shock Loading Using Time-Resolved X-ray Diffraction.” Journal of Applied Physics 132(24): 245107.
  2. Beason, M. T., and B. J. Jensen (2022). “Examination of the Cerium α-ε Phase Transition Under Dynamic Loading with X-ray Diffraction.” Physical Review B 105(21): 214107.
  3. Bober, D. B., F. M. Najjar, and M. Kumar (2022). “Observations on the Deformation of Metal Microspheres in Shock-driven Polymer Flows.” Journal of Applied Physics 131(5): 055103.
  4. Bober, D. B., J. Lind, A. M. Saunders, and M. C. Akin (2022). “X-Ray Diffraction From Shock Driven Sn Microjets.” Journal of Applied Physics 132(18): 185901.
  5. Coleman, A. L., S. Singh, C. E. Vennari, R. F. Smith, T. J. Volz, M. G. Gorman, S. M. Clarke, J. H. Eggert, F. Coppari, D. E. Fratanduono, and R. Briggs (2022). “Quantitative Measurements of Density in Shock-compressed Silver up to 330 GPa Using X-ray Diffraction.” Journal of Applied Physics 131(1): 015901.
  6. Duwal, S., C. A. McCoy, D. H. Dolan, C. A. Melton, M. D. Knudson, S. Root, R. Hacking, B. Farfan, C. Johnson, C. S. Alexander, and C. T. Seagle (2022). “Samarium: form a Distorted-fcc Phase To Melting Under Dynamic Compression Using In-situ X-ray Diffraction.” Scientific Reports. 12: 16777.
  7. Gandhi, V., S. Ravindran, and G. Ravichandran (2022). “Dynamic Strength of Iron at High Pressures and Strain Rates.” Physical Review Letters 128(1): 015705.
  8. Nelms, M., J. Lind, J. Margraf, S.B. Qamar, J. Herrington, A. Robinson, M. Kumar, and N. Barton (2022). “High-Rate Strength Response of Tantalum From Dynamic Hole Closure Experiments.” Journal of Applied. Physics, 132: 175102.
  9. Sims, M., R. Briggs, T. J. Volz, S. Singh, S. Hamel, A. L. Coleman, F. Coppari, D. J. Erskine, M. G. Gorman, B. Sadigh, J. Belof, J. H. Eggert, R. F. Smith, and J. K. Wicks (2022). “Experimental and Theoretical Examination of Shock-Compressed Copper through the fcc to bcc to Melt Phase Transitions.” Journal of Applied Physics 132(7): 075902.
  10. Singh, S., A. L. Coleman, S. Zhang, F. Coppari, M. G. Gorman, R. F. Smith, J. H. Eggert, R. Briggs, and D. E. Fratanduono (2022). “Qu­antitative Analysis of Diffraction by Liquids Using a Pink-Spectrum X-ray Source.” Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 29(4): 1033-1042.
  11. Saxena, S., D. R. Paskvan, N. R. Weir, and N. Sinclair (2022). “A Field Programmable Gate Array-Based Timing and Control System for the Dynamic Compression Sector.” Review of Scientific Instruments 93: 043005.
  12. Stewart, J. A., J. D. Olles, M. A. Wood (2022). “Elucidating Size Effects on the Yield Strength of single-crystal Cu via the Richtmyer-Meshkov Instability.” Journal of Applied Physics 131(11): 114901.
  13. Turneaure, S. J., and P. Das (2022). “Vibrational Response and Temperature of Shock-compressed Pt: In situ Extended X-ray Absorption Fine Structure Measurements to 325 GPa.” Physical Review B 105(17): 174103.


  1. Branch, B. A., P. E. Specht, S. Jensen, and B. Jared (2021). “Detailed Meso-scale Simulations of the Transient Deformation in Additively Manufactured 316 L Stainless Steel Lattices Characterized By Phase Contrast Imaging.” International Journal of Impact Engineering 161: 104112.
  2. Bober, D. B, K. K. Mackay, M. C. Akin, and F. M. Najjar (2021). “Understanding the Evolution of Liquid and Solid Microjets From Grooved Sn and Cu Samples Using Radiography.” Journal of Applied Physics 130(4): 045901.
  3. Gupta, A., R. S. Crum, C. Zhai, K. T. Ramesh, and R. C. Hurley (2021). “Quantifying Particle-scale 3D Granular Dynamics During Rapid Compaction from Time-resolved In Situ 2D X-ray Images.” Journal of Applied Physics 129(22): 225902.
  4. Hammons, J. A., M. H. Nielson, M. Bagge-Hansen, S. Bastea, C. May, W. L. Shaw, A. Martin, Y. Li, L., N. W. Sinclair, M. Lauderbach, R. L. Hodgin, D. A. Orlikowski, L. E. Fried, and T. M. Willey (2021).  “Submicrosecond Aggregation during Detonation Synthesis of Nanodiamond.” Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 12(22): 5286-5293.
  5. Hawreliak, J. A. and S. J. Turneaure (2021). “Probing the Lattice Structure of Dynamically Compressed and Released Single Crystal Iron through the Alpha to Epsilon Phase Transition.” Journal of Applied Physics 129(13): 135901.
  6. Huber, R. C., E. B. Watkins, D. M. Dattelbaum, B. D. Bartram, L. L. Gibson, and R. L. Gustavsen (2021). “In Situ X-ray Diffraction of High Density Polyethylene During Dynamic Drive: Polymer Chain Compression and Decomposition.” Journal of Applied Physics 130: 175901.
  7. Lind, J., M. D. Nelms, A. K. Robinson, M. Kumar, and N. R. Barton (2021). “Examining Material Constitutive Response Under Dynamic Compression and Large Plastic Strains Using In-Situ Imaging of Hole Closure.” Acta Materialia 206: 116584.
  8. Magagnosc, D. J., J. T. Lloyd, C. S. Meredith, A. L. Pilchak, and B. E. Schuster (2021). “Incipient Dynamic Recrystallization and Adiabatic Shear Bands in Ti–7Al Studied Via In-Situ X-ray Diffraction.” International Journal of Plasticity 141: 102992.
  9. Olles, J. D., M. C. Hudspeth, C. F. Tilger, and T. J. Vogler (2021). “The Effect of Liquid Tamping Media on the Growth of Richtmyer–Meshkov Instability in Copper.” Journal of Dynamic Behavior of Materials 7: 338-351.
  10. Sinclair, N. W., S. J. Turneaure, Y. Wang, K. Zimmerman, and Y. M. Gupta (2021). “The Fast Multi-Frame X-ray Diffraction Detector at the Dynamic Compression Sector.” Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 28(4).
  11. Von Dreele, R. B., S. M. Clarke, and J. P. S. Walsh (2021). “`Pink’-beam X-ray Powder Diffraction Profile and Its Use in Rietveld Refinement.” Journal of Applied Crystallography 54(1): 3-6.


  1. Beason, M. T., B. J. Jensen, and B. Branch (2020). “Investigating Shock Melting of Metals Through Time-Resolved X-ray Diffraction of Cerium.” Journal of Applied Physics 128: 165107.
  2. Beason, M. T., A. Mandal, B. J. Jensen (2020). “Direct Observation of the hcp-bcc Phase Transition and Melting Along the Principal Hugoniot of Mg.” Physical Review B 101(2): 024110.
  3. Bober, D., M. Rhee, N. Barton, and M. Kumar (2020). “Observation of Tungsten Particle Deformation Inside a Shock Compressed Polymer.” AIP Conference Proceedings 2272: 110002.
  4. Branch, B. A., G. Frank, A. Abbott, D. Lacine, D. M. Dattelbaum, C. Neel, and J. Spowart (2020).  “Directional Shock Diode Behavior Through the Interaction of Geometric Voids in Engineered Polymer Assemblies.” Journal of Applied Physics 128(24): 245903.
  5. Calta, N. P., A. A. Martin, J. A. Hammons, M. H. Nielsen, T. T. Roehling, K. Fezzaa, M. J. Matthews, J. R. Jeffries, T. M. Willey, and J. R. I. Lee (2020). “Pressure Dependence of the Laser-Metal Interaction Under Laser Powder Bed Fusion Conditions Probed by In Situ X-ray Imaging.” Additive Manufacturing 32: 101084.
  6. Das, P., J. A. Klug, N. Sinclair, X. Wang, Y. Toyoda, Y. Li, B. Williams, A. Schuman, J. Zhang, and S. J. Turneaure (2020). “Single-Pulse (100 Ps) Extended X-Ray Absorption Fine Structure Capability at the Dynamic Compression Sector.” Review of Scientific Instruments 91(8): 085115.
  7. Dattelbaum, D. M., A. Ionita, B. M. Patterson, B. A. Branch, and L. Kuettner (2020). “Shockwave Dissipation by Interface-Dominated Porous Structures.” AIP Advances 10: 075016.
  8. Hudspeth, M. C., J. Olles, A. Mandal, J. Williams, S. Root, and T. Vogler (2020). “Strength of Porous α-SiO2 in a Shock Loaded Environment: Calibration Via Richtmyer–Meshkov Instability and Validation Via Mach Lens.” Journal of Applied Physics 128(20): 205901.
  9. Kalita, P., J. Brown, P. Specht, S. Root, M. White, and J. S. Smith (2020). “Dynamic x-ray Diffraction and Nanosecond Quantification of Kinetics of Formation of β-zirconium Under Shock Compression.” Physical Review B 102(6): 060101.
  10. Khairallah, S. A., A. A. Martin, J. R.I. Lee, G. Guss, N. P. Calta, J. A. Hammons, M. H. Nielsen, K. Chaput, E. Schwalbach, M. N. Shah, M. G. Chapman, T. M. Willey, A. M. Rubenchik, A. T. Anderson, Y. M. Wang, M. J. Matthews, and W. E. King (2020). “Controlling Interdependent Meso-Nanosecond Dynamics and Defect Generation in Metal 3D Printing.” Science 368: 660-665.
  11. Lambert, P. K., C. J. Hustedt, D. T. Casem, N. Sinclair, X. J. Zhang, K. M. Lee, A. F. T. Leong, B. E. Schuster, and T. C. Hufnagel (2020). “Strain-Rate Dependence of the Martensitic Transformation Behavior in a 10 Pct Ni Multi-phase Steel Under Compression.” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A.
  12. Lind, J., A. K. Robinson, and M. Kumar (2020). “Insight Into the Coordinated Jetting Behavior in Periodic Lattice Structures Under Dynamic Compression.” Journal of Applied Physics, 128(1): 015901.
  13. Mandal, A., B. J. Jensen, M. C. Hudspeth, S. Root, R. S. Crum, and M. C. Akin (2020). “Direct Observations of Shock-Induced Melting in a Porous Solid Using Time-Resolved X-ray Diffraction.” Physical Review Materials 4(6): 063604.
  14. Meredith, C., D. Casem, C. Liu, B. Morrow, C. Cady, and K. Ramos (2020). “Overview of the First SHPB Experiments on Oriented Single Crystal Explosives.” In: Lamberson, L. (eds) Dynamic Behavior of Materials, Volume 1. Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series. Springer, Cham.
  15. Robinson, A. K., J. Lind, and M. Kumar (2020). “Using Free Surface Velocimetry to Infer Hole Closure in Tantalum Under Dynamic Compression.” AIP Conference Proceedings 2272(1): 060031.
  16. Sharma, S. M., S. J. Turneaure, J. M. Winey, Y. Li, P. Rigg, N. Sinclair, X. Wang, Y. Toyoda, and Y. M. Gupta (2020). “Real-Time Observation of Stacking Faults in Gold Shock Compressed to 150 GPa.” Physical Review X 10(1): 011010.
  17. Sharma, S. M., S. J. Turneaure, J. M. Winey, and Y. M. Gupta (2020). “What Determines the fcc-bcc Structural Transformation in Shock Compressed Noble Metals?” Physical Review Letters 124(23): 235701.
  18. Sharma, S. M., S. J. Turneaure, J. M. Winey, and Y. M. Gupta (2020). “Transformation of Shock-Compressed Copper to the Body-Centered-Cubic Structure at 180 GPa.” Physical Review B 102: 020103.
  19. Stavrou, E., M. Bagge-Hansen, J. A. Hammons, M. H. Nielsen, B. A. Steele, P. Xiao, M. P. Kroonblawd, M. D. Nelms, W. L. Shaw, W. Bassett, S. Bastea, L. M. Lauderbach, R. L. Hodgin, N. A. Perez-Marty, S. Singh, P. Das, Y. Li, A. Schuman, N. Sinclair, K. Fezzaa, A. Deriy, L. D. Leininger, and T. M. Willey (2020). “Detonation-Induced Transformation of Graphite to Hexagonal Diamond.” Physical Review B 102(10): 104116.
  20. Sutherland, G. T., T. A. Jenkins, N. Lorenzo, and E. C. Johnson (2020). “High Temperature Dynamic Diffraction Experiments on Porous Nano-Diamond Particle Mixtures.” AIP Conference Proceedings 2272: 110012.
  21. Talley, S. J., B. Branch, C. F. Welch, C. H. Park, J. Watt, L. Kuettner, B. Patterson, D. M. Dattelbaum, and K. S. Lee. (2020). “Impact of Filler Composition on Mechanical and Dynamic Response of 3-D Printed Silicone-Based Nanocomposite Elastomers.” Composites Science and Technology 198: 108258.
  22. Tracy, S. J., S. J. Turneaure, and T. S. Duffy (2020). “Structural Response of α-Quartz under Plate-Impact Shock Compression.” Science Advances 6(35): abb3913.
  23. Turneaure, S. J., S. M. Sharma, and Y. M. Gupta (2020). “Crystal Structure and Melting of Fe Shock Compressed to 273 GPa: In Situ X-Ray Diffraction.” Physical Review Letters 125(21): 215702.
  24. Volz, T. J., S. J. Turneaure, S. M. Sharma, and Y. M. Gupta (2020). “Role of Graphite Crystal Structure on the Shock-Induced Formation of Cubic and Hexagonal Diamond.” Physical Review B 101(22): 224109.
  25. Wagner, K. B., A. Keyhani, A. K. Boddorff, G. Kennedy, D. Montaigne, B. J. Jensen, M. Beason, M. Zhou, N.N. Thadhani (2020). “High Speed X-ray Phase Contrast Imaging and Digital Image Correlation Analysis of Microscale Shock Response of an Additive Manufactured Energetic Material Simulant.” Journal of Applied Physics 127(23): 235902.
  26. Williams, C. L., C. Kale, S. A. Turnage, L. S. Shannahan, B. Li, K. N. Solanki, R. Becker, T. C. Hufnagel, and K. T. Ramesh (2020). “Real-time Observation of Twinning-Detwinning in Shock-Compressed Magnesium Via Time-Resolved In Situ Synchrotron XRD Experiments.” Physical Review Materials 4: 083603.