Plasma Laboratory - Weizmann Institute of Science

Vladimir Bernshtam

Vladimir Bernshtam

Contact Information:

Tel: 972-8-9342162
Fax: 972-8-9342037
Bldg.: K.B. Weissman Institute of Physical Sciences
Room: 001
Email: Vladimir.Bernshtam at weizmann.ac.il

 

Major research interests:

Collisional-radiative modeling, atomic physics calculations, thermonuclear reactors.

 

List of publications:

2014

  • Giuliani, J. L., Thornhill, J. W., Kroupp, E., Osin, D., Maron, Y., Dasgupta, A., Apruzese, J. P., Velikovich, A. L., Chong, Y. K., Starobinets, A., Fisher, V., Zarnitsky, Yu., Bernshtam, V., Fisher, A., Mehlhorn, T. A., and Deeney, C.
    Effective versus ion thermal temperatures in the Weizmann Ne z-pinch: Modeling and stagnation physics
    Phys. Plasmas 21, 031209 (2014). DOI BibTeX PDF

2012

  • Blesener, K.S., Pikuz, S.A., Shelkovenko, T.A., Blesener, I.C., Hammer, D.A., Maron, Y., Bernshtam, V., Doron, R., Weingarten, L., and Zarnitsky, Y.
    Measuring magnetic fields in single aluminum wire plasmas with time-resolved optical spectroscopy
    High Energy Density Physics 8, 224–226 (2012). DOI BibTeX

2011

  • Kroupp, E., Osin, D., Starobinets, A., Fisher, V., Bernshtam, V., Weingarten, L., Maron, Y., Uschmann, I., Förster, E., Fisher, A., Cuneo, M. E., Deeney, C., and Giuliani, J. L.
    Ion Temperature and Hydrodynamic-Energy Measurements in a Z-Pinch Plasma at Stagnation
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 105001 (2011). DOI BibTeX PDF
  • Jones, B., Jennings, C. A., Bailey, J. E., Rochau, G. A., Maron, Y., Coverdale, C. A., Yu, E. P., Hansen, S. B., Ampleford, D. J., Lake, P. W., Dunham, G., Cuneo, M. E., Deeney, C., Fisher, D. V., V. I. Fisher, Bernshtam, V., Starobinets, A., and Weingarten, L.
    Doppler measurement of implosion velocity in fast Z-pinch x-ray sources
    Phys. Rev. E 84, 056408 (2011). DOI BibTeX PDF

2010

  • U. Zastrau, P. Audebert, V. Bernshtam, E. Brambrink, T. Kämpfer, E. Kroupp, R. Loetzsch, Y. Maron, Yu. Ralchenko, H. Reinholz, G. Röpke, A. Sengebusch, E. Stambulchik, I. Uschmann, L. Weingarten, and E. Förster
    Temperature and Kα-yield radial distributions in laser-produced solid-density plasmas imaged with ultra-high-resolution x-ray spectroscopy
    Phys. Rev. E 81, 026406 (2010). DOI BibTeX PDF
  • J.L. Giuliani, J.W. Thornhill, A. Velikovich, J.P. Apruzese, A. Dasgupta, J. Davis, S. Zalesak, R. Clark, E. Kroupp, D. Osin, A. Starobinets, E. Stambulchik, V. Bernshtam, V. Fisher, Y. Maron, A. Fisher, and C. Deeney
    Stagnation dynamics of a Ne gas puff z pinch
    In Plasma Science, 2010 Abstracts IEEE International Conference on No.  (2010), pp. 1. DOI BibTeX

2009

  • V. A. Bernshtam, Yu. Zarnitsky, Yu. Ralchenko, L. A. Vainshtein, L. Weingarten, and Y. Maron
    Effect of radiative cascades on intensities of dielectronic satellites to Heα
    Phys. Scr. 79, 035303 (2009). DOI BibTeX PDF
  • V. A. Bernshtam, Yu. Ralchenko, and Y. Maron
    Comment on "Electron impact ionization of helium isoelectronic systems''
    Eur. Phys. J. D 51, 319–320 (2009). DOI BibTeX PDF
  • E. Stambulchik, V. Bernshtam, L. Weingarten, E. Kroupp, D. Fisher, Y. Maron, U. Zastrau, I. Uschmann, F. Zamponi, E. Förster, A. Sengebusch, H. Reinholz, G. Röpke, and Yu. Ralchenko
    Progress in line-shape modeling of K-shell transitions in warm dense titanium plasmas
    J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 42, 214056 (2009). DOI BibTeX PDF
  • D. Yarmolich, Ya. E. Krasik, E. Stambulchik, V. Bernshtam, J. K. Yoon, B. Herrera, S.-J. Park, and J. G. Eden
    Self-pulsing 104 A cm-2 current density discharges in dielectric barrier Al/Al2O3 microplasma devices
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 011501–3 (2009). DOI BibTeX PDF
  • V. Vekselman, J. Gleizer, S. Yatom, D. Yarmolich, V. Tz. Gurovich, G. Bazalitski, Ya. E. Krasik, and V. Bernshtam
    Laser induced fluorescence of the ferroelectric plasma source assisted hollow anode discharge
    Phys. Plasmas 16, 113504 (2009). DOI BibTeX PDF
  • J.L. Giuliani, J.W. Thornhill, A. Dasgupta, J.P. Apruzese, J. Davis, D. Osin, E. Kroupp, A. Starobinets, E. Stambulchik, V. Fisher, V. Bernshtam, Y. Maron, A. Fisher, and C. Deeney
    Thermalization of the ion kinetic energy in a Ne gas puff pinch model
    In Plasma Science - Abstracts, 2009. ICOPS 2009. IEEE International Conference on No.  (2009), pp. 1. DOI BibTeX PDF

2008

  • R. Doron, R. Arad, V. Bernshtam, Y. Maron, and Yu. Ralchenko
    High-electron temperature diagnostic of transient ionizing plasma using near-UV transitions
    Phys. Rev. E 78, 036410 (2008). DOI BibTeX PDF
  • M.D. Johnston, B.V. Oliver, S. Portillo, T.A. Mehlhorn, D.R. Welch, D.V. Rose, N. Bruner, D. Droemer, Y. Maron, E. Klodzh, V. Bernshtam, E. Stambulchik, A. Heathcote, and A. Critchley
    Investigation of plasma formation and propagation in relativistic electron beam diodes
    In Plasma Science, 2008. ICOPS 2008. IEEE 35th International Conference on No.  (2008), pp. 1. DOI BibTeX

2007

  • E. Kroupp, D. Osin, A. Starobinets, V. I. Fisher, V. Bernshtam, Y. Maron, I. Uschmann, E. Förster, A. Fisher, and C. Deeney
    Ion-kinetic-energy measurements and energy balance in a Z-pinch plasma at stagnation
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 115001 (2007). DOI BibTeX PDF
  • K. Tsigutkin, R. Doron, E. Stambulchik, V. Bernshtam, Y. Maron, A. Fruchtman, and R. J. Commisso
    Electric fields in plasmas under pulsed currents
    Phys. Rev. E 76, 046401 (2007). DOI BibTeX PDF

2006

  • V. I. Fisher, V. A. Bernshtam, and I. R. Almiev
    Direct inner-shell ionization of atomic ions by electron impact
    Phys. Scr. 74, 614 (2006). DOI BibTeX PDF

2005

  • L. Gregorian, E. Kroupp, G. Davara, V. I. Fisher, A. Starobinets, V. A. Bernshtam, A. Fisher, and Y. Maron
    Electron density and ionization dynamics in an imploding z-pinch plasma
    Phys. Plasmas 12, 092704 (2005). DOI BibTeX PDF
  • L. Gregorian, E. Kroupp, G. Davara, A. Starobinets, V. I. Fisher, V. A. Bernshtam, Yu. V. Ralchenko, Y. Maron, A. Fisher, and D.H.H. Hoffmann
    Electron-temperature and energy-flow history in an imploding plasma
    Phys. Rev. E 71, 056402 (2005). DOI BibTeX PDF

2004

  • R. Doron, R. Arad, K. Tsigutkin, D. Osin, A. Weingarten, A. Starobinets, V.A. Bernshtam, E. Stambulchik, Yu.V. Ralchenko, Y. Maron, A. Fruchtman, A. Fisher, J.D. Huba, and M. Roth
    Plasma dynamics in pulsed strong magnetic fields
    Phys. Plasmas 11, 2411–2418 (2004). DOI BibTeX PDF
  • D. Osin, R. Doron, R. Arad, K. Tsigutkin, A. Starobinets, V. Bernshtam, A. Fisher, A. Fruchtman, Y. Maron, and A. Tauschwitz
    On the role of the plasma composition in the magnetic field evolution in plasma opening switches
    IEEE Trans. Plasma Science 32, 1805–1811 (2004). DOI BibTeX PDF
  • Tsigutkin, K., Stambulchik, E., Bernshtam, V., and Maron, Y.
    Experimental investigation of non-thermal electric fields and plasma waves in pulsed-power plasmas
    In Plasma Science, 2004. ICOPS 2004. IEEE Conference Record - Abstracts. The 31st IEEE International Conference on No.  (2004), pp. 316. DOI BibTeX PDF

2003

  • L. Gregorian, V.A. Bernshtam, E. Kroupp, G. Davara, and Y. Maron
    Use of emission-line intensities for a self-consistent determination of the particle densities in a transient plasma
    Phys. Rev. E 67, 016404 (2003). DOI BibTeX
  • Osin, D., Arad, R., Tsigutkin, K., Doron, R., Starobinets, A., Bernshtam, V., Maron, Y., Fruchtman, A., and Fisher, A.
    The role of the plasma composition in the magnetic field evolution in plasma opening switches
    In Pulsed Power Conference, 2003. Digest of Technical Papers. PPC-2003. 14th IEEE International No. 1 (2003), pp. 577–582. DOI BibTeX
  • K. Tsigutkin, E. Stambulchik, R. Doron, V. Bernshtam, A. Fisher, D. Osin, and Y. Maron
    Use of Laser Spectroscopy for High-Accuracy Investigations of Relatively-Dilute Pulsed Plasmas with Nanosecond Time Resolution
    In Europhysics Conference Abstracts No. 27A (2003), pp. O-2.1D. BibTeX PDF
  • K. Tsigutkin, E. Stambulchik, R. Doron, D. Osin, V. Bernshtam, Yu. Ralchenko, and Y. Maron
    Properties of relatively-dilute plasmas in pulsed-power systems obtained from high-accuracy laser spectroscopy
    In Digest of Technical Papers. PPC-2003 No. 2 (2003), pp. 785–788. DOI BibTeX PDF
  • E. Kroupp, D. Carasso, D. Osin, A. Starobinets, V. Bernshtam, V.I. Fisher, Yu. Ralchenko, Yu. Zarnitsky, Y. Maron, I. Uschmann, E. Forster, and A. Fisher
    High-resolution spectroscopic X-ray diagnostics for studying the ion kinetic energy and plasma properties in a Z-pinch at stagnation
    In Pulsed Power Conference, 2003. Digest of Technical Papers. PPC-2003. 14th IEEE International No. 1 (2003), pp. 209–212. DOI BibTeX PDF

2000

  • V. A. Bernshtam, Yu. V. Ralchenko, and Y. Maron
    Empirical formula for cross section of direct electron-impact ionization of ions
    J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 33, 5025–5032 (2000). DOI BibTeX

1999

  • Weingarten, A., Bernshtam, V.A., Fruchtman, A., Grabowski, C., Krasik, Y.E., and Maron, Y.
    Study of the effects of the prefilled-plasma parameters on the operation of a short-conduction plasma opening switch
    Plasma Science, IEEE Transactions on 27, 1596–1605 (1999). DOI BibTeX

1997

  • V. I. Fisher, Yu. V. Ralchenko, V. Bernshtam, A. Goldgirsh, Y. Maron, L. A. Vainshtein, I. Bray, and H. Golten
    Electron-impact-excitation cross sections of hydrogenlike ions
    Phys. Rev. A 55, 329–334 (1997). DOI BibTeX PDF
  • V. I. Fisher, Yu. V. Ralchenko, V. Bernshtam, A. Goldgirsh, Y. Maron, L. A. Vainshtein, and I. Bray
    Electron-impact-excitation cross sections of lithiumlike ions
    Phys. Rev. A 56, 3726–3733 (1997). DOI BibTeX

1996

  • V. I. Fisher, V. Bernshtam, H. Golten, and Y. Maron
    Electron-impact excitation cross sections for allowed transitions in atoms
    Phys. Rev. A 53, 2425–2432 (1996). DOI BibTeX

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