Contact: Neal Singer
DOE/Sandia National Laboratories
Caption: Sandia researcher Ryan McBride pays close attention to the tiny central beryllium liner to be imploded by the powerful magnetic field generated by Sandiaís Z machine. The larger cylinders forming a circle on the exterior of the base plate measure Zís load current by picking up the generated magnetic field.
Credit: Courtesy, Sandia National Laboratories (Photo by Randy Montoya)
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