Matter in Extreme Conditions for Magnetized PLAsmas

The conference was organised into a series of oral sessions and a poster session. The list of sessions is available below:  
MECMATPLA 2024 Program
SUNDAY, February 4
17:30 Registration
MONDAY, February 5
MHD and Astrophysics – Lectures (Chair R. Smets)
8:50-9:00 Introduction (M. Koenig)
9:00-10:30 Magnetohydrodynamics for ICF and HEDP (B. Appelbe)
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Origins and dynamics of astrophysical and cosmological magnetic fields: J. Durrive (IRAP)
12:30-17:00 free
MHD and Astrophysics (Chair S. Lebedev)
17:00-17:30 Investigating magnetic reconnection in Laser-produced plasmas (R. Smets LPP)
17:30-18:00 Laboratory studies of magnetohydrodynamic shocks: Lee Suttle (Imperial College)
18:00-18:30 Richtmyer-Meshkov Instability in Magnetized Plasmas: T. Sano (ILE)
18:30-19:00 Astrophysical processes mediated by magnetized turbulence in the laboratory: P. Tzeferacos (U. Rochester)
TUESDAY, February 6
UHI Physics (Chair R. Bingham)
9:00-10:30 An introduction to relativistic laser-plasma interactions: L. Gremillet (CEA)
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
PIC Simulations  (Chair: S. Corde)
11:00-12:30 Electromagnetic particle-in-cell simulations: F. Perez (LULI)
12:30-17:00 free
UHI Physics (Chair F. Perez)
17:00-17:30 Maser Radiation from Pair Beams: B. Bingham (RAL)
17:30-18:00 Visualization of relativistic Coulomb field by electro-optic sampling M. Ota (NIFS)
18:00-18:30 Can we create QED-critical magnetic fields in the laboratory ?: C. Ridgers (U. York)
18:30-19:00 Leveraging ultrahigh fields and extreme beams for particle acceleration, light sources and strong-field QED: S. Corde (LOA)
WEDNEDAY, February 7
Magnetic field generation (chair: M. Koenig)
9:00-9:30 Using mini-coil and mini-bank in plasma experiments, and the possibility of 100 T plasma experiment: A. Ikeda (UEC)
9:30-10:00 Laser-driven quasi-static B-fields for magnetized high energy-density experiments: J. Santos (CELIA)
10:00-10:30 High energy density magnetized plasma experiments with pulsed power facilities: S Lebedev (IC)
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
B field Diagnostics (Chair: J. Santos)
11:00-11:30: How do we observe the magnetic Universe?: C. Ferrari (OCA)
11:30-12:00: Probing magnetic field inside HED plasmas generated by lasers or pulsed-power (C. Goyon LLNL)
12:00-12:20: Magnetic field measurements in turbulent laser-produced plasmas with ion radiography using solid-state nuclear track detectors and informatics (Y. Kuramitsu Osaka U.)
12:30-17:00 free
POSTER Session
THURSDAY, February 8
PLANETOLOGY (Chair M. Millot)
9:00-10:30 Planetology/ planetary interiorHigh-Pressure Physics in (Exo)Planetary Sciences: Y. Hori (NAO)
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
AB INITIO SIMULATIONS (chair: M. Bethekenhagen)
11:00-12:30 Using ab initio simulations to calculate the interior structure of planets and exoplanets: S. Mazevet (OCA)
12:30-17:00 free
PLANETOLOGY and WDM (chair: B. Albertazzi)
17:00-17:30 An introduction on experimental warm dense matter generated by laser and implications on planetology: A. Benuzzi-Mounaix (LULI)
17:30-18:00 A glimpse into high-pressure experiments and planetary interiors with density functional theory: M. Bethkenhagen (LULI)
18:00-18:30 Time dependant ab initio and external field : F. Brieuc (CEA)
18:30-19:00 Dynamic compression VISAR Velocimetry from Planetary Interiors to Inertial Fusion Energy : M. Millot (LLNL)
FRIDAY, February 9
ASTROPHYSICS (Chair : L. Gremillet)
9:00-10:30 Particle acceleration in high-energy Universe: (M. Lemoine IAP)
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
ICF (Chair: C. Goyon)
11:00-12:30 Inertial Confinement Fusion: Physics and Status (R.  Bahukutumbi LLE)
12:30-17:00 free
ASTROPHYSICS  and ICF (Chair: T. Sano)
17:00-17:30 Laboratory investigation on particle energization through magnetized shocks and associated instabilities: Y. Weipeng (LULI)
17:30-18:00 Exploration of cross-beam energy transfer mitigation constraints for designing an ignition-scale direct-drive inertial confinement fusion driver: A. Colaitis (LLE)
18:00-18:05 Concluding remarks and future meetings (B. Albertazzi)