LASER–PLASMA INTERACTIONS

To degeneracy and back

Experiments carried out at the National Ignition Facility show that the degree of degeneracy can be varied for an electron plasma. Partially degenerate electron plasmas make up most of the interiors of low mass stars, brown dwarfs and giant planets.

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Burgasser, A.J. To degeneracy and back. Nat. Phys. 16, 376–377 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41567-020-0860-6

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