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Research Output 2013 2019

  • 22 Article
  • 4 Conference contribution book
  • 1 Special issue
2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

An optically multiplexed single-shot time-resolved probe of laser-plasma dynamics

Davidson, Z. E., Gonzalez Izquierdo, B., Higginson, A., Lancaster, K. L., Williamson, S. D. R., King, M., Farley, D., Neely, D., McKenna, P. & Gray, R. J., 7 Feb 2019, In : Optics Express. 27, 4, p. 4416-4423 8 p.

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plasma dynamics
laser plasmas
shot
probes
pulses

Effect of rear surface fields on hot, refluxing and escaping electron populations via numerical simulations

Rusby, D. R., Armstrong, C. D., Scott, G. G., King, M., McKenna, P. & Neely, D., 25 Jul 2019, In : High Power Laser Science and Engineering. 7, 11 p., e45.

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hot electrons
Hot electrons
Electrons
Computer simulation
escape

Role of magnetic field evolution on filamentary structure formation in intense laser-foil interactions

King, M., Butler, N. M. H., Wilson, R., Capdessus, R., Gray, R. J., Powell, H., Dance, R., Padda, H., Gonzalez-Izquierdo, B., Rusby, D. R., Dover, N. P., Hicks, G., Ettlinger, O., Scullion, C., Carroll, D. C., Najmudin, Z., Borghesi, M., Neely, D. & McKenna, P., 13 Mar 2019, In : High Power Laser Science and Engineering. 7, 8 p., e14.

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Metal foil
Protons
foils
Magnetic fields
protons
2018

Development of focusing plasma mirrors for ultraintense laser-driven particle and radiation sources

Wilson, R., King, M., Gray, R. J., Carroll, D. C., Dance, R. J., Butler, N. M. H., Armstrong, C., Hawkes, S. J., Clarke, R. J., Robertson, D. J., Bourgenot, C., Neely, D. & McKenna, P., 9 Jan 2018, In : Quantum Beam Science. 2, 14 p.

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radiation sources
optics
mirrors
lasers
laser plasma interactions
4 Citations (Scopus)

Dual ion species plasma expansion from isotopically layered cryogenic targets

Scott, G. G., Carroll, D. C., Astbury, S., Clarke, R. J., Hernandez-Gomez, C., King, M., Alejo, A., Arteaga, I. Y., Dance, R. J., Higginson, A., Hook, S., Liao, G., Liu, H., Mirfayzi, S. R., Rusby, D. R., Selwood, M. P., Spindloe, C., Tolley, M. K., Wagner, F., Zemaityte, E. & 6 othersBorghesi, M., Kar, S., Li, Y., Roth, M., McKenna, P. & Neely, D., 18 May 2018, In : Physical Review Letters. 120, 20, 6 p.

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cryogenics
deuterons
expansion
deuterium
cones
2 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced laser-energy coupling to dense plasmas driven by recirculating electron currents

Gray, R. J., Wilson, R., King, M., Williamson, S. D. R., Dance, R. J., Armstrong, C., Brabetz, C., Wagner, F., Zielbauer, B., Bagnoud, V., Neely, D. & McKenna, P., 28 Mar 2018, In : New Journal of Physics. 20, 9 p., 033021.

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dense plasmas
lasers
electrons
energy
energy absorption

Modelling the effects of the radiation reaction force on the interaction of thin foils with ultra-intense laser fields

Duff, M. J., Capdessus, R., Del Sorbo, D., Ridgers, C. P., King, M. & McKenna, P., 23 Mar 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 23 p.

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Metal foil
foils
Radiation
Lasers
radiation
59 Citations (Scopus)

Near-100 MeV protons via a laser-driven transparency-enhanced hybrid acceleration scheme

Higginson, A., Gray, R. J., King, M., Dance, R. J., Williamson, S. D. R., Butler, N. M. H., Wilson, R., Capdessus, R., Armstrong, C., Green, J. S., Hawkes, S. J., Martin, P., Wei, W. Q., Mirfayzi, S. R., Yuan, X. H., Kar, S., Borghesi, M., Clarke, R. J., Neely, D. & McKenna, P., 20 Feb 2018, In : Nature Communications. 9, 9 p., 724.

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Transparency
Protons
Lasers
protons
Ions
1 Citation (Scopus)

Radiation pressure-driven plasma surface dynamics in ultra-intense laser pulse interactions with ultra-thin foils

Gonzalez-Izquierdo, B., Capdessus, R., King, M., Gray, R. J., Wilson, R., Dance, R. J., McCreadie, J., Butler, N. M. H., Hawkes, S. J., Green, J., Booth, N., Borghesi, M., Neely, D. & McKenna, P., 27 Feb 2018, In : Applied Sciences. p. 1-18 18 p.

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radiation pressure
Beam plasma interactions
Metal foil
Laser pulses
foils

Reflection of intense laser light from microstructured targets as a potential diagnostic of laser focus and plasma temperature

Jarrett, J., King, M., Gray, R. J., Neumann, N., Dohl, L., Baird, C. D., Ebert, T., Hesse, M., Tebartz, A., Rusby, D. R., Woolsey, N. C., Neely, D., Roth, M. & McKenna, P., 27 Dec 2018, In : High Power Laser Science and Engineering. 7, 7 p.

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plasma temperature
Plasmas
Lasers
lasers
Temperature
3 Citations (Scopus)

Relativistic Doppler-boosted γ-rays in high fields

Capdessus, R., King, M., Del Sorbo, D., Duff, M., Ridgers, C. P. & McKenna, P., 14 Jun 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 12 p., 9155.

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Doppler effect
gamma rays
relativistic velocity
hydrogen plasma
radiation sources
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

Laboratory experiments simulating electron cyclotron masers in space

Ronald, K., Speirs, D. C., King, M., Heelis, T., McConville, S. L., Gillespie, K. M., Bingham, R., Robertson, C. W., Cross, A. W. & Phelps, A. D. R., 4 Aug 2017, In : EPJ Web of Conferences. 149, 2 p., 03015.

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masers
cyclotrons
electrons

Modelling the effect of the radiation reaction force on the acceleration of ultra-thin foils

Duff, M. J., Capdessus, R., King, M., Del Sorbo, D., Ridgers, C. P. & McKenna, P., 20 Jun 2017, Proc. SPIE 10241, Research Using Extreme Light: Entering New Frontiers with Petawatt-Class Lasers III. Korn, G. & Silva, L. O. (eds.). Bellingham, WA, 10 p. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 10241).

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foils
radiation pressure
radiation
synchrotron radiation
lasers
2016
11 Citations (Scopus)

Ellipsoidal plasma mirror focusing of high power laser pulses to ultra-high intensities

Wilson, R., King, M., Gray, R. J., Carroll, D. C., Dance, R. J., Armstrong, C., Hawkes, S. J., Clarke, R. J., Robertson, D. J., Neely, D. & Mckenna, P., 7 Mar 2016, In : Physics of Plasmas. 23, 3, 8 p., 033106.

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high power lasers
mirrors
pulses
optics
lasers

Energy exchange via multi-species streaming in laser-driven ion acceleration

King, M., Gray, R. J., Powell, H. W., Capdessus, R. & McKenna, P., 9 Aug 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 8 p.

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Ion exchange
energy transfer
Lasers
Ions
lasers
3 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of laser polarization on collective electron dynamics in ultraintense laser-foil interactions

Gonzalez-Izquierdo, B., Gray, R. J., King, M., Wilson, R., Dance, R. J., Powell, H., MacLellan, D. A., McCreadie, J., Butler, N. M. H., Hawkes, S., Green, J. S., Murphy, C. D., Stockhausen, L. C., Carroll, D. C., Booth, N., Scott, G. G., Borghesi, M., Neely, D. & McKenna, P., 27 Sep 2016, In : High Power Laser Science and Engineering. 4, 7 p., e33.

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Metal foil
foils
Polarization
Electrons
Lasers
6 Citations (Scopus)

Intra-pulse transition between ion acceleration mechanisms in intense laser-foil interactions

Padda, H., King, M., Gray, R. J., Powell, H. W., Izquierdo, B., Stockhausen, L. C., Wilson, R., Carroll, D. C., Dance, R. J., MacLellan, D. A., Yuan, X. H., Butler, N. M. H., Capdessus, R., Borghesi, M., Neely, D. & McKenna, P., 27 Jun 2016, In : Physics of Plasmas. 23, 6, 6 p., 063116.

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foils
radiation pressure
pulses
lasers
target thickness
6 Citations (Scopus)

Ion acceleration and plasma jet formation in ultra-thin foils undergoing expansion and relativistic transparency

King, M., Gray, R. J., Powell, H. W., Maclellan, D. A., Izquierdo, B., Stockhausen, L. C., Hicks, G. S., Dover, N. P., Rusby, D. R., Carroll, D. C., Padda, H., Torres, R., Kar, S., Clarke, R. J., Musgrave, I. O., Najmudin, Z., Borghesi, M., Neely, D. & Mckenna, P., 1 Sep 2016, In : Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 829, p. 163-166 4 p.

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Plasma jets
Transparency
plasma jets
Metal foil
foils
20 Citations (Scopus)

Optically controlled dense current structures driven by relativistic plasma aperture-induced diffraction

Gonzalez-Izquierdo, B., Gray, R. J., King, M., Dance, R. J., Wilson, R., McCreadie, J., Butler, N. M. H., Capdessus, R., Hawkes, S., Green, J. S., Borghesi, M., Neely, D. & McKenna, P., 11 Jan 2016, In : Nature Physics. 12, p. 505-512 8 p.

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relativistic plasmas
apertures
diffraction
lasers
charged particles
1 Citation (Scopus)

Radiating electron source generation in ultraintense laser-foil interactions

Capdessus, R., King, M. & McKenna, P., 16 Aug 2016, In : Physics of Plasmas. 23, 8, 9 p., 083117.

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electron sources
foils
synchrotron radiation
radiation
lasers
21 Citations (Scopus)

Towards optical polarization control of laser-driven proton acceleration in foils undergoing relativistic transparency

Gonzalez-Izquierdo, B., King, M., Gray, R. J., Wilson, R., Dance, R. J., Powell, H., MacLellan, D. A., McCreadie, J., Butler, N. M. H., Hawkes, S., Green, J. S., Murphy, C. D., Stockhausen, L. C., Carroll, D. C., Booth, N., Scott, G. G., Borghesi, M., Neely, D. & McKenna, P., 14 Sep 2016, In : Nature Communications. 7, 10 p., 12891.

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optical polarization
Light polarization
Transparency
Metal foil
Protons
2015

2D simulations and experiments on streaming instabilities in a Penning discharge

King, M., Speirs, D. C., Heelis, T., Bingham, R., Whyte, C. G., Robertson, C. W., Phelps, A. D. R., Koepke, M. E., McConville, S. L., Cairns, R. A., Vorgul, I. & Ronald, K., 22 Jun 2015, 42nd EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, Lisbon, Portugal, 22nd—26th June 2015. Vol. 39E. 4 p.

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

31 Citations (Scopus)

Proton acceleration enhanced by a plasma jet in expanding foils undergoing relativistic transparency

Powell, H. W., King, M., Gray, R. J., MacLellan, D. A., Izquierdo, B., Stockhausen, L. C., Hicks, G., Dover, N. P., Rusby, D. R., Carroll, D. C., Padda, H., Torres, R., Kar, S., Clarke, R. J., Musgrave, I. O., Najmudin, Z., Borghesi, M., Neely, D. & McKenna, P., 16 Oct 2015, In : New Journal of Physics. 17, 10 p., 103033.

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plasma jets
foils
protons
sheaths
pulses
2014
2 Citations (Scopus)

Progress towards numerical and experimental simulations of fusion relevant beam instabilities

King, M., Bryson, R., Ronald, K., Cairns, R. A., McConville, S. L., Speirs, D. C., Phelps, A. D. R., Bingham, R., Gillespie, K. M., Cross, A. W., Vorgul, I. & Trines, R., 2014, In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series . 511, 1, p. 1-5 5 p., 012047.

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fusion
simulation
astrophysics
inertial confinement fusion
masers

Scaled experiment to investigate auroral kilometric radiation mechanisms in the presence of background electrons

McConville, S. L., Ronald, K., Speirs, D. C., Gillespie, K. M., Phelps, A. D. R., Cross, A. W., Bingham, R., Robertson, C. W., Whyte, C. G., He, W., King, M., Bryson, R., Vorgul, I., Cairns, R. A. & Kellett, B. J., 1 Jan 2014, In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series . 511, 1, 6 p., 012061.

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magnetic compression
radiation
electrons
distribution functions
waveguides
2013

Computational and experimental study of beam-plasma instabilities relevant to fast-ignition inertial confinement fusion

King, M., Speirs, D. C., Bingham, R., McConville, S. L., Bryson, R., Gillespie, K. M., Phelps, A. D. R., Cross, A. W., Whyte, C. G., Cairns, R. A., Vorgul, I., Trines, R. M. G. M. & Ronald, K., 1 Jul 2013, 40th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, EPS 2013. Naulin, V., Angioni, C., Borghesi, M., Ratynskaia, S., Poedts, S., Donné, T., Kurki-Suonio, T., Äkäslompolo, S., Hakola, A. & Airila, M. (eds.). Mulhouse, Vol. 1. p. 533-536 4 p. (Europhysics Conference Abstract; vol. 37D).

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

magnetohydrodynamic stability
inertial confinement fusion
ignition
pellets
fusion

Modelling of the anomalous Doppler resonance for a laboratory experiment

Bryson, R., Speirs, D. C., King, M., Vorgul, I., Cairns, R. A., Phelps, A. D. R., Bingham, R., McConville, S. L., Gillespie, K. M. & Ronald, K., 1 Jul 2013, 40th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, EPS 2013. Naulin, V., Angioni, C., Borghesi, M., Ratynskaia, S., Poedts, S., Donné, T., Kurki-Suonio, T., Äkäslompolo, S., Hakola, A. & Airila, M. (eds.). Mulhouse, Vol. 2. p. 1590-1593 4 p. (Europhysics Conference Abstracts; vol. 37D).

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

electrons
fusion
relativistic velocity
simulation
cyclotron frequency