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Research Output 1998 2019

2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

Application programmes at the Scottish centre for the application of plasma-based accelerators (SCAPA)

Wiggins, S. M., Boyd, M., Brunetti, E., Butler, N. M. H., Feehan, J. S., Gray, R. J., Hidding, B., Ireland, D. G., Li, W., Maitrallain, A., Manahan, G. G., McKenna, P., O'Donnell, D., Scheck, M., Shahzad, M., Sheng, Z-M., Spesyvtsev, R., Vieux, G., Watts, D. P., Welsh, G. H. & 3 othersWilson, R., Zachariou, N. & Jaroszynski, D. A., 24 Apr 2019, Proceedings of SPIE. Hur, M. & Jaroszynski, D. A. (eds.). Bellingham, Washington, Vol. 11036. 11 p. 110360T

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accelerators
laser plasmas
physics
lasers
radiation

Characterisation of a laser plasma accelerator x-ray source size using a Kirkpatrick-Baez microscope

Shahzad, M., Reid, L. R., Spesyvtsev, R., Maitrallain, A., Holt, G. K., Li, W., Vieux, G., Brunetti, E., Wiggins, S. M., Gatti, G., Luis, D. D., Volpe, L., Fedosejevs, R. & Jaroszynski, D. A., 4 Apr 2019, SPIE Optics + Optoelectronics. Hur, M. & Jaroszynski, D. A. (eds.). Bellingham, W.A., Vol. 11036. 7 p. 110360Q

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plasma accelerators
x ray sources
laser plasmas
microscopes
accelerators
1 Citation (Scopus)

Compact radiation sources based on laser-driven plasma waves

Jaroszynski, D. A., Anania, M. P., Aniculaesei, C., Battaglia, G., Brunetti, E., Chen, S., Cipiccia, S., Ersfeld, B., Reboredo Gil, D., Grant, D. W., Grant, P., Hur, M. S., Inigo Gamiz, L. I., Kang, T., Kokurewicz, K., Kornaszewski, A., Li, W., Maitrallain, A., Manahan, G. G., Noble, A. & 10 othersReid, L. R., Shahzad, M., Spesyvtsev, R., Subiel, A., Tooley, M. P., Vieux, G., Wiggins, S. M., Welsh, G. H., Yoffe, S. R. & Yang, X., 3 Jan 2019, XXII International Symposium on High Power Laser Systems and Applications. Di Lazzaro, P. (ed.). Bellingham, WA, Vol. 11042. 6 p. 110420Y

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plasma waves
radiation sources
accelerators
lasers
coherent electromagnetic radiation

Design of a double dipole electron spectrometer

Maitrallain, A., van der Geer, B., de Loos, M., Manahan, G., Wiggins, S. M., Li, W., Shahzad, M., Spesyvtsev, R., Battaglia, G., Vieux, G., Brunetti, E. & Jaroszynski, D., 24 Apr 2019, SPIE Optics + Optoelectronics: Laser Acceleration of Electrons, Protons, and Ions V. Esarey, E., Schroeder, C. B. & Schreiber, J. (eds.). Bellingham, Washington , Vol. 11037. 10 p. 1103711

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spectrometers
dipoles
radiation sources
lasers
accelerators
1 Citation (Scopus)

Focused very high-energy electron beams as a novel radiotherapy modality for producing high-dose volumetric elements

Kokurewicz, K., Brunetti, E., Welsh, G. H., Wiggins, S. M., Boyd, M., Sorensen, A., Chalmers, A. J., Schettino, G., Subiel, A., DesRosiers, C. & Jaroszynski, D. A., 25 Jul 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 10 p., 10837.

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high energy electrons
radiation therapy
electron beams
dosage
tumors

Plasma density shaping for attosecond electron bunch generation

Kornaszewski, A., Spesyvtsev, R., Shahzad, M., Brunetti, E., Wachulak, P. W., Fok, T., Węgrzyński, Ł., Battaglia, G., Ersfeld, B., Feehan, J., Inigo Gamiz, L. I., Kokurewicz, K., Li, W., Maitrallain, A., Noble, A., Reid, L., Tooley, M., Vieux, G., Wiggins, S., Yoffe, S. & 2 othersFiedorowicz, H. & Jaroszynski, D., 24 Apr 2019, Relativistic Plasma Waves and Particle Beams as Coherent and Incoherent Radiation Sources III - Proceedings. Hur, M. & Jaroszynski, D. A. (eds.). Bellingham, WA, Vol. 11036. 10 p. 110360R

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plasma density
injection
electrons
plasma accelerators
thresholds
2018

A beamline design to transport laser wakefield electrons to a transverse gradient undulator

Dewhurst, K. A., Owen, H. L., Muratori, B. D., Brunetti, E., Jaroszynski, D. A. & Wiggins, S. M., 30 Jun 2018, 9th International Particle Accelerator Conference . Geneva, Switzerland, Vol. TUPML021. p. 1577-1580 4 p.

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free electron lasers
gradients
lasers
accelerators
electrons
2017
15 Citations (Scopus)

An ultra-high gain and efficient amplifier based on Raman amplification in plasma

Vieux, G., Cipiccia, S., Grant, D. W., Lemos, N., Grant, P., Ciocarlan, C., Ersfeld, B., Hur, M. S., Lepipas, P., Manahan, G. G., Raj, G., Reboredo Gil, D., Subiel, A., Welsh, G. H., Wiggins, S. M., Yoffe, S. R., Farmer, J. P., Aniculaesei, C., Brunetti, E., Yang, X. & 6 othersHeathcote, R., Nersisyan, G., Lewis, C. L. S., Pukhov, A., Dias, J. M. & Jaroszynski, D. A., 25 May 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, p. 1-10 10 p., 2399.

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high gain
amplifiers
pumps
seeds
pulses
15 Citations (Scopus)

Laser-plasma-based space radiation reproduction in the laboratory

Hidding, B., Karger, O., Königstein, T., Pretzler, G., Manahan, G. G., McKenna, P., Gray, R., Wilson, R., Wiggins, S. M., Welsh, G. H., Beaton, A., Delinikolas, P., Jaroszynski, D. A., Rosenzweig, J. B., Karmakar, A., Ferlet-Cavrois, V., Constantino, A., Muschitiello, M. & Daly, E., 8 Feb 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 6 p., 42354 .

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extraterrestrial radiation
plasma accelerators
laser plasmas
radiation belts
broadband
2 Citations (Scopus)

Laser-plasma generated very high energy electrons (VHEEs) in radiotherapy

Kokurewicz, K., Welsh, G. H., Brunetti, E., Wiggins, S. M., Boyd, M., Sorensen, A., Chalmers, A., Schettino, G., Subiel, A., DesRosiers, C. & Jaroszynski, D. A., 16 May 2017, In : Proceedings of SPIE. 10239, 9 p., 102390C.

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Laser Plasma
Radiotherapy
Accelerator
laser plasmas
high energy electrons
10 Citations (Scopus)

Three electron beams from a laser-plasma wakefield accelerator and the energy apportioning question

Yang, X., Brunetti, E., Reboredo Gil, D., Welsh, G. H., Li, F. Y., Cipiccia, S., Ersfeld, B., Grant, D. W., Grant, P. A., Islam, M. R., Tooley, M. P., Vieux, G., Wiggins, S. M., Sheng, Z. M. & Jaroszynski, D. A., 10 Mar 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 10 p., 43910.

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plasma accelerators
laser plasmas
electron beams
lasers
accelerators
2 Citations (Scopus)

Wide-angle electron beams from laser-wakefield accelerators

Brunetti, E., Yang, X., Li, F. Y., Reboredo Gil, D., Welsh, G. H., Cipiccia, S., Ersfeld, B., Grant, D. W., Grant, P. A., Islam, M. R., Shahzad, M., Tooley, M. P., Vieux, G., Wiggins, S. M., Sheng, Z. M. & Jaroszynski, D. A., 7 May 2017, In : Proceedings of SPIE. 10240, p. 102400P-102400P-12 12 p.

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Electron Beam
Accelerator
Particle accelerators
Electron beams
accelerators
2015
16 Citations (Scopus)

Chirped pulse Raman amplification in warm plasma: towards controlling saturation

Yang, X., Vieux, G., Brunetti, E., Ersfeld, B., Farmer, J. P., Hur, M. S., Issac, R. C., Raj, G., Wiggins, S. M., Welsh, G. H., Yoffe, S. R. & Jaroszynski, D. A., 20 Aug 2015, In : Scientific Reports. 5, 9 p., 13333.

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saturation
pulses
seeds
pumps
chirp
3 Citations (Scopus)

Coherent radiation sources based on laser driven plasma waves

Jaroszynski, D. A., Ersfeld, B., Islam, M. R., Brunetti, E., Shanks, R. P., Grant, P. A., Tooley, M. P., Grant, D. W., Reboredo Gil, D., Lepipas, P., McKendrick, G., Cipiccia, S., Wiggins, S. M., Welsh, G. H., Vieux, G., Chen, S., Aniculaesei, C., Manahan, G. G., Anania, M-P., Noble, A. & 9 othersYoffe, S. R., Raj, G., Subiel, A., Yang, X., Sheng, Z. M., Hidding, B., Issac, R. C., Cho, M-H. & Hur, M. S., 23 Aug 2015, 2015 40th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz waves (IRMMW-THz). IEEE, p. 1-4 4 p.

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Plasma waves
coherent radiation
plasma waves
radiation sources
Laser pulses

Gamma-ray production from resonant betatron oscillations of accelerated electrons in a plasma wake

Cipiccia, S., Islam, M., Ersfeld, B., Welsh, G., Brunetti, E., Vieux, G., Yang, X., Wiggins, S., Grant, P. A., Reboredo Gil, D., Grant, D. W., Shanks, R., Issac, R., Anania, M. P., Maneuski, D., Montgomery, R., Smith, G., Hoek, M., Hamilton, D. J., Symes, D. & 5 othersRajeev, P. P., O'Shea, V., Dias, J. M., Lemos, N. R. C. & Jaroszynski, D., 13 Apr 2015, Proceedings of SPIE: Advances in X-ray Free-Electron Lasers Instrumentation III. Biedron, S. G. (ed.). Vol. 9512. 9 p. 95121A

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betatrons
wakes
gamma rays
oscillations
lasers

Laser-wakefield accelerators for medical phase contrast imaging: Monte Carlo simulations and experimental studies

Cipiccia, S., Reboredo, D., Vittoria, F. A., Welsh, G. H., Grant, P., Grant, D. W., Brunetti, E., Wiggins, S. M., Olivo, A. & Jaroszynski, D. A., 13 Apr 2015, Proceedings of SPIE: Laser Acceleration of Electrons, Protons, and Ions III; and Medical Applications of Laser-Generated Beams of Particles III. Ledingham, K. W. D., Esarey, E., Spohr, K., Schroeder, C. B., McKenna, P., Grüner, F. J. & Bolton, P. R. (eds.). Vol. 9514. 5 p. 951417

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phase contrast
accelerators
plasma accelerators
laser plasmas
betatrons
24 Citations (Scopus)

Near-threshold electron injection in the laser-plasma wakefield accelerator leading to femtosecond bunches

Islam, M. R., Brunetti, E., Shanks, R. P., Ersfeld, B., Issac, R. C., Cipiccia, S., Anania, M. P., Welsh, G. H., Wiggins, S. M., Noble, A., Cairns, R. A., Raj, G. & Jaroszynski, D. A., 17 Sep 2015, In : New Journal of Physics. 17, 12 p., 093033.

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plasma accelerators
laser plasmas
injection
thresholds
bubbles

Phase-contrast imaging using radiation sources based on laser-plasma wakefield accelerators: state of the art and future development

Reboredo, D., Cipiccia, S., Grant, P. A., Welsh, G. H., Grant, D. W., McKendrick, G., Subiel, A., Maneuski, D., Wiggins, S. M. & Jaroszynski, D. A., 25 Feb 2015, Proceedings of SPIE 9412, Medical Imaging 2015: Physics of Medical Imaging. Hoeschen, C. & Kontos, D. (eds.). Vol. 9412. 8 p. 94120J

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plasma accelerators
phase contrast
radiation sources
laser plasmas
betatrons
3 Citations (Scopus)

Undulator radiation driven by laser-wakefield accelerator electron beams

Wiggins, S. M., Anania, M. P., Welsh, G. H., Brunetti, E., Cipiccia, S., Grant, P. A., Reboredo, D., Manahan, G., Grant, D. W. & Jaroszynski, D. A., 13 Apr 2015, Proceedings of SPIE: Relativistic Plasma Waves and Particle Beams as Coherent and Incoherent Radiation Sources. Jaroszynski, D. (ed.). Washington, Vol. 9509. 7 p. 95090K

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accelerators
laser plasmas
free electron lasers
electron beams
radiation
2014
19 Citations (Scopus)

An ultrashort pulse ultra-violet radiation undulator source driven by a laser plasma wakefield accelerator

Anania, M. P., Brunetti, E., Wiggins, M., Grant, D. W., Welsh, G. H., Issac, R., Cipiccia, S., Shanks, R., Manahan, G., Aniculaesei, C., van der Geer, S. B., de Loos, M. J., Poole, M. W., Shepherd, B. J. A., Clarke, J. A., Gillespie, W. A., MacLeod, A. M. & Jaroszynski, D., 2014, In : Applied Physics Letters. 104, 26, 5 p., 264102.

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plasma accelerators
radiation sources
laser plasmas
ultraviolet radiation
photons
12 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of laser-driven single and double electron bunches with a permanent magnet quadrupole triplet and pepper-pot mask

Manahan, G., Brunetti, E., Aniculaesei, C., Anania, M. P., Cipiccia, S., Islam, M., Grant, D. W., Subiel, A., Shanks, R., Issac, R., Welsh, G. H., Wiggins, M. & Jaroszynski, D., 7 Oct 2014, In : New Journal of Physics. 16, 10, 13 p., 103006.

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peppers
permanent magnets
masks
quadrupoles
emittance
11 Citations (Scopus)

Dosimetry of very high energy electrons (VHEE) for radiotherapy applications: using radiochromic film measurements and Monte Carlo simulations

Subiel, A., Moskvin, V., Welsh, G. H., Cipiccia, S., Reboredo Gil, D., Evans, P., Partridge, M., Desrosiers, C., Anania, M. P., Cianchi, A., Mostacci, A., Chiadroni, E., Di Giovenale, D., Villa, F., Pompili, R., Ferrario, M., Bellaveglia, M., Di Pirro, G., Gatti, G., Vaccarezza, C. & 10 othersSeitz, B., Issac, R., Brunetti, E., Wiggins, M., Ersfeld, B., Islam, M., Mendonca, M. S., Sorensen, A., Boyd, M. & Jaroszynski, D., 7 Oct 2014, In : Physics in Medicine and Biology. 59, 19, p. 5811–5829 19 p.

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High-Energy Radiotherapy
Electrons
Neutrons
Particle Accelerators
Radio

Electron injection into a capillary laser wakefield accelerator

Wiggins, M., Islam, M. R., Vieux, G., Welsh, G. H., Abuazoum, S., Brunetti, E., Cipiccia, S., Ersfeld, B., Grant, D. W., Ciocarlan, C. & Jaroszynski, D. A., 1 Jan 2014, Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America

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plasma acceleration
Electron injection
self focusing
Ultrashort pulses
laser plasmas
2013
3 Citations (Scopus)

Compton scattering for spectroscopic detection of ultra-fast, high flux, broad energy range X-rays

Cipiccia, S., Wiggins, M., Maneuski, D., Brunetti, E., Vieux, G., Yang, X., Issac, R., Welsh, G. H., Anania, M. P., Islam, M., Ersfeld, B., Montgomery, R., Smith, G., Hoek, M., Hamilton, D. J., Lemos, N. R. C., Symes, D., Rajeev, P. P., O'Shea, V., Dias, J. M. & 1 othersJaroszynski, D., 2013, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 84, 11, 113302.

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Compton scattering
Fluxes
X rays
Plasma accelerators
scattering

Plasma plume influence on laser pulse evolution in capillary discharge waveguides

Ciocarlan, C., Wiggins, M., Abu-Azoum, S. S. & Jaroszynski, D., 2013, Proceedings of SPIE: Laser Acceleration of Electrons, Protons, and Ions II; and Medical Applications of Laser-Generated Beams of Particles II; and Harnessing Relativistic Plasma Waves III. Esarey, E., Schroeder, C. B., Leemans, W. P., Ledingham, K. W. D. & Jaroszynski, D. A. (eds.). Bellingham, Vol. 8779.

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plumes
self focusing
waveguides
plasma density
pulses
5 Citations (Scopus)

The role of the gas/plasma plume and self-focusing in a gas-filled capillary discharge waveguide for high-power laser-plasma applications

Ciocarlan, C., Wiggins, M., Islam, M., Ersfeld, B., Abu-Azoum, S. S., Wilson, R., Aniculaesei, C., Welsh, G. H., Vieux, G. & Jaroszynski, D., 2013, In : Physics of Plasmas. 20, 7 p., 093108.

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self focusing
laser plasmas
high power lasers
plumes
entrances
2012
25 Citations (Scopus)

A tuneable ultra-compact high-power, ultra-short pulsed, bright gamma-ray source based on bremsstrahlung radiation from laser-plasma accelerated electrons

Cipiccia, S., Wiggins, M., Shanks, R., Islam, M., Vieux, G., Issac, R., Brunetti, E., Ersfeld, B., Welsh, G. H., Anania, M. P., Maneuski, D., Lemos, N. R. C., Bendoyro, R., Rajeev, P. P., Foster, P., Bourgeois, N., Ibbotson, T., Walker, P. A., Shea, V. O., Dias, J. M. & 1 othersJaroszynski, D., 15 Mar 2012, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 111, 6, 8 p., 063302.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

laser plasmas
bremsstrahlung
photons
radiation
plasma accelerators

Characterisation of electron beams from laser-driven particle accelerators

Brunetti, E., Manahan, G., Shanks, R., Islam, M., Ersfeld, B., Anania, M. P., Cipiccia, S., Issac, R., Vieux, G., Welsh, G. H., Wiggins, M. & Jaroszynski, D., Dec 2012, AIP Conference Proceedings: Advanced Accelerator Concepts Workshop. Vol. 1507. p. 672-675 4 p.

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particle accelerators
electron beams
linear accelerators
emittance
lasers
1 Citation (Scopus)

Characterisation of permanent magnetic quadrupoles for focussing proton beams

Melone, J., Ledingham, K., McCanny, T., Burriss-Mog, T., Schramm, U., Grötzschel, R., Akhmadaliev, S., Hanf, D., Spohr, K. M., Bussmann, M., Cowan, T., Wiggins, M. & Mitchell, M., 1 Jun 2012, In : Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 676, p. 126-134 9 p.

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Proton beams
proton beams
Particle accelerators
accelerators
quadrupoles
4 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of the very high energy electrons, 150-250 MeV (VHEE) beam generated by ALPHA-X laser wakefield accelerator beam line for utilization in Monte Carlo simulation for biomedical experiment planning

Moskvin, V., Subiel, A., Desrosiers, C., Wiggins, M., Maryanski, M., Mendonca, M., Boyd, M., Sorensen, A., Cipiccia, S., Issac, R., Welsh, G., Brunetti, E., Aniculaesei, C. & Jaroszynski, D. A., Jun 2012, In : Medical Physics. 39, 6, p. 3813-3814 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

Lasers
Electrons

Compton scattering for single-shot spectroscopic detection of ultra-fast, high flux, broad energy range X-rays using Timepix

Cipiccia, S., Wiggins, M., Maneuski, D., Brunetti, E., Vieux, G., Yang, X., Issac, R., Welsh, G. H., Anania, M. P., Islam, M., Ersfeld, B., Montgomery, R., Smith, G., Hoek, M., Hamilton, D., Lemos, N. R. C., Symes, D., Rajeev, P. P., Shea, V. O., Dias, J. M. & 1 othersJaroszynski, D., 2012, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Instrumentation.

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Compton scattering
shot
Detector
Scattering
Fluxes

Femtosecond-kiloampere electron bunches in laser-plasma accelerators

Islam, M. R., Wiggins, S. M., Ersfeld, B., Cipiccia, S., Brunetti, E., Welsh, G. H. & Jaroszynski, D. A., 2012, 2012 Abstracts IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS). IEEE, 1 p. 3P-113

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Plasma accelerators
Plasma waves
Voltmeters
Betatrons
Radiation
5 Citations (Scopus)

High resolution electron beam measurements on the ALPHA-X laser–plasma wakefield accelerator

Welsh, G. H., Wiggins, M., Issac, R., Brunetti, E., Manahan, G., Islam, M., Cipiccia, S., Aniculaesei, C., Ersfeld, B. & Jaroszynski, D., 2012, In : Journal of Plasma Physics. 78, special issue 04, p. 393-399 7 p.

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plasma accelerators
laser plasmas
emittance
accelerators
electron beams
14 Citations (Scopus)

Linearly tapered discharge capillary waveguides as a medium for a laser plasma wakefield accelerator

Abu-Azoum, S. S., Wiggins, M., Ersfeld, B., Hart, K., Vieux, G., Yang, X., Welsh, G. H., Issac, R. C., Reijnders, M. P., Jones, D. R. & Jaroszynski, D. A., 2012, In : Applied Physics Letters. 100, 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

plasma accelerators
laser plasmas
plasma density
waveguides
laser machining
2 Citations (Scopus)

Straight and linearly tapered capillaries produced by femtosecond laser micromachining

Wiggins, M., Reijnders, M. P., Abu-Azoum, S. S., Hart, K., Vieux, G., Welsh, G. H., Issac, R., Yang, X., Jones, D. & Jaroszynski, D., 2012, In : Journal of Plasma Physics. 78, special issue 4, p. 355-361 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

laser machining
laser plasma interactions
waveguides
pulses
high power lasers

Tapered capillaries applied in laser wakefield acceleration

Wiggins, S. M., Abuazoum, S., Vieux, G., Welsh, G. H., Issac, R. C., Islam, M. R., Ersfeld, B., Brunetti, E., Cipiccia, S., Grant, D. W. & Jaroszynski, D. A., 2012, 2012 Abstracts IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS). IEEE, 1 p. 5C-5

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Laser pulses
Lasers
Micromachining
Ultrashort pulses
Waveguides
2011
11 Citations (Scopus)

A high voltage pulsed power supply for capillary discharge waveguide applications

Abu-Azoum, S. S., Wiggins, M., Issac, R., Welsh, G. H., Vieux, G., Ganciu, M. & Jaroszynski, D., 2011, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 82, 6, 4 p., 063505.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

power supplies
high voltages
Waveguides
waveguides
Plasmas
46 Citations (Scopus)

Chirped pulse Raman amplification in plasma

Vieux, G., Lyachev, A., Yang, X., Ersfeld, B., Farmer, J. P., Brunetti, E., Issac, R., Raj, G., Welsh, G. H., Wiggins, M. & Jaroszynski, D., Jun 2011, In : New Journal of Physics. 13, 9 p., 063042.

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pulses
pumps
compressors
depletion
amplifiers
5 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental investigation of chirp pulse Raman amplification in plasma

Yang, X., Vieux, G., Brunetti, E., Farmer, J. P., Ersfeld, B., Wiggins, M., Issac, R., Welsh, G. H. & Jaroszynski, D., 2011, Harnessing relativistic plasma waves as novel radiation sources from terahertz to x-rays and beyond II. Jaroszynski, D. A. (ed.). Bellingham, p. 80750G (Proceedings of SPIE ; vol. 8075).

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chirp
pulses
lasers
pumps
probes
170 Citations (Scopus)

Gamma-rays from harmonically resonant betatron oscillations in a plasma wake

Cipiccia, S., Islam, M., Ersfeld, B., Shanks, R., Brunetti, E., Vieux, G., Yang, X., Issac, R., Wiggins, S., Welsh, G., Anania, M. P., Maneuski, D., Montgomery, R., Smith, G., Hoek, M., Hamilton, D. J., Lemos, N. R. C., Symes, D., Rajeev, P. P., Shea, V. O. & 2 othersDias, J. M. & Jaroszynski, D. A., 18 Sep 2011, In : Nature Physics. 7, p. 867-871 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

betatrons
wakes
gamma rays
oscillations
photons

High quality electron beams generated in a laser wakefield accelerator

Gillespie, W. A., MacLeod, A. M., Jamison, S. P., Wiggins, M., Welsh, G. H., Aniculaesei, C., Issac, R., Brunetti, E., Shanks, R., Cipiccia, S., Anania, M. P., Manahan, G., Aniculaesei, C., Ersfeld, B., Islam, M. & Jaroszynski, D., 2011, p. 307-309. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

accelerators
electron beams
lasers
gas jets
imaging spectrometers
3 Citations (Scopus)

High resolution, single shot emittance measurement of relativistic electrons from laser-driven accelerator

Manahan, G., Brunetti, E., Shanks, R., Islam, M., Ersfeld, B., Anania, M. P., Cipiccia, S., Issac, R., Raj, G., Vieux, G., Welsh, G. H., Wiggins, M. & Jaroszynski, D., 2011, Laser acceleration of electrons, protons, and ions and medical applications of laser-generated secondary sources of radiation and particles. Leemans, W. P., Esarey, E., Hooker, S. M., Ledingham, K. W. D., Spohr, K. & McKenna, P. (eds.). Bellingham, (Proceedings of SPIE ; vol. 8079).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

emittance
shot
accelerators
high resolution
lasers

Laser-driven radiation sources in the ALPHA-X project

Wiggins, M., Gallacher, J. G., Schlenvoigt, H-P., Schwoerer, H., Welsh, G. H., Issac, R., Brunetti, E., Vieux, G., Shanks, R., Cipiccia, S., Anania, M. P., Manahan, G., Aniculaesei, C., Subiel, A., Grant, D. W., Reitsma, A., Ersfeld, B., Islam, M. & Jaroszynski, D., 2011, Harnessing relativistic plasma waves as novel radiation sources from terahertz to x-rays and beyond II. Jaroszynski, D. (ed.). Bellingham, (Proceedings of SPIE ; vol. 8075).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

radiation sources
laser plasmas
accelerators
radiation
electron beams
6 Citations (Scopus)

Note: femtosecond laser micromachining of straight and linearly tapered capillary discharge waveguides

Wiggins, M., Reijnders, M., Abu-Azoum, S. S., Hart, K., Welsh, G. H., Issac, R., Jones, D. & Jaroszynski, D., 21 Sep 2011, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 82, 9, 3 p., 096104.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
laser machining
Micromachining
Ultrashort pulses
Discharge (fluid mechanics)
Plasma interactions
2010

Electron beam quality masurements on the ALPHA-X Laser-plasma wakefield accelerator

Welsh, G. H., Anania, M. P., Aniculaesei, C., Brunetti, E., Burgess, R. T. L., Cipiccia, S., Clark, D., Ersfeld, B., Islam, M., Issac, R., Manahan, G., McCanny, T., Raj, G., Reitsma, A., Shanks, R., Vieux, G., Wiggins, M., Jaroszynski, D., Gillespie, W. A., MacLeod, A. M. & 2 othersvan der Geer, S. B. & de Loos, M. J., 18 Jun 2010, IPAC 2010 contributions to the proceedings . p. 1146-1148 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

plasma accelerators
laser plasmas
accelerators
electron beams
x rays

High quality electron beams from a laser wakefield accelerator

Wiggins, M., Shanks, R., Issac, R., Welsh, G. H., Anania, M. P., Brunetti, E., Vieux, G., Cipiccia, S., Ersfeld, B., Islam, M., Burgess, R. T. L., Manahan, G., Aniculaesei, C., Gillespie, W. A., MacLeod, A. M. & Jaroszynski, D., 2010, 2010 Conference on lasers and electro-optics (CLEO)/quantum electronics and laser science . New York: IEEE, 2 p.

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Open Access
File
plasma accelerators
emittance
beam currents
laser plasmas
accelerators
53 Citations (Scopus)

High quality electron beams from a laser wakefield accelerator

Wiggins, S. M., Issac, R. C., Welsh, G. H., Brunetti, E., Shanks, R., Anania, M. P., Cipiccia, S., Manahan, G. G., Aniculaesei, C., Ersfeld, B., Islam, M. R., Burgess, R. T. L., Vieux, G., Gillespie, W. A., MacLeod, A. M., van der Geer, S. B., de Loos, M. J. & Jaroszynski, D. A., Dec 2010, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 52, 12, p. 124032 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Particle accelerators
Electron beams
accelerators
Plasma accelerators
electron beams
98 Citations (Scopus)

Low emittance, high brilliance relativistic electron beams from a laser-plasma accelerator

Brunetti, E., Shanks, R., Manahan, G. G., Islam, M. R., Ersfeld, B., Anania, M. P., Cipiccia, S., Issac, R. C., Raj, G., Vieux, G., Welsh, G. H., Wiggins, S. M. & Jaroszynski, D. A., 19 Nov 2010, In : Physical Review Letters. 105, 21, 4 p., 215007 .

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

plasma accelerators
relativistic electron beams
emittance
laser plasmas
free electron lasers
7 Citations (Scopus)

The ALPHA-X beam line: towards a compact FEL

Anania, M. P., Brunetti, E., Cipiccia, S., Clark, D., Issac, R., Manahan, G., McCanny, T., Reitsma, A., Shanks, R., Welsh, G. H., Wiggins, M., Jaroszynski, D., van der Geer, S. B., de Loos, M. J., Poole, M. W., Clarke, J. A. & Shepherd, B. J. A., 18 Jun 2010, IPAC 2010 contributions to the proceedings . p. 2263-2265 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

plasma accelerators
laser plasmas
radiation sources
x rays
quadrupoles
2009
18 Citations (Scopus)

A method of determining narrow energy spread electron beams from a laser plasma wakefield accelerator using undulator radiation

Gallacher, J. G., Anania, M. P., Brunetti, E., Budde, F., Debus, A., Ersfe, B., Haupt, K., Islam, M. R., Reitsma, A. J. W., Shanks, R. P., Jaroszynski, D. A. & Wiggins, M., Sep 2009, In : Physics of Plasmas. 16, 9, p. - 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

plasma accelerators
laser plasmas
electron beams
accelerators
radiation