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Laser-Induced Shocks in Diamond Anvil Can Achieve Pressures Inside Supergiant Planets


May 2, 2007

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Diamond anvil cells and laser-induced shocks can separately achieve pressures higher than that at the core of the Earth, but in combination they could achieve pressures 100 to 1,000 times greater than possible today, reproducing conditions expected in the cores of supergiant planets.   Full Story

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