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Research Output 1999 2019

2019

Absolute calibration of microchannel plate detector for carbon ions up to 250 MeV

McIlvenny, A., Doria, D., Romagnani, L., Ahmed, H., Martin, P., Williamson, S. D. R., Ditter, E. J., Ettlinger, O., Hicks, G. S., McKenna, P., Najmudin, Z., Neely, D., Kar, S. & Borghesi, M., 5 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Instrumentation. 14, 4, 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microchannel Plate
microchannel plates
Microchannels
Steradian
Carbon

A new energy spectrum reconstruction method for time-of-flight diagnostics of high-energy laser-driven protons

Milluzzo, G., Scuderi, V., Alejo, A., Amico, A. G., Booth, N., Borghesi, M., Cirrone, G. A. P., Cuttone, G., Doria, D., Green, J., Kar, S., Korn, G., Larosa, G., Leanza, R., Margarone, D., Martin, P., McKenna, P., Petringa, G., Pipek, J., Romagnani, L. & 3 othersRomano, F., Russo, A. & Schillaci, F., 31 Aug 2019, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 90, 8, 7 p., 083303.

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High energy lasers
Protons
energy spectra
Detectors
protons
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
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

Bremsstrahlung emission from high power laser interactions with constrained targets for industrial radiography

Armstrong, C. D., Brenner, C. M., Jones, C., Rusby, D. R., Davidson, Z. E., Zhang, Y., Wragg, J., Richards, S., Spindloe, C., Oliveira, P., Notley, M., Clarke, R., Mirfayzi, S. R., Kar, S., Li, Y., Scott, T., McKenna, P. & Neely, D., 25 Apr 2019, In : High Power Laser Science and Engineering. 7, 7 p., e24.

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Industrial radiography
High power lasers
radiography
bremsstrahlung
high power lasers
3 Citations (Scopus)

Bremsstrahlung emission profile from intense laser-solid interactions as a function of laser focal spot size

Armstrong, C. D., Brenner, C. M., Zemaityte, E., Scott, G. G., Rusby, D. R., Liao, G., Liu, H., Li, Y., Zhang, Z., Zhu, B., Bradford, P., Woolsey, N. C., Oliveira, P., Spindloe, C., Wang, W., McKenna, P. & Neely, D., 31 Mar 2019, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 61, 3, 14 p., 034001.

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Solid state lasers
bremsstrahlung
Electrons
Lasers
profiles

Collimation of high current fast electrons in dense plasmas with a tightly focused precursor intense laser pulse

Xu, H., Yang, X. H., Sheng, Z. M., McKenna, P., Ma, Y. Y., Zhou, H. B., Yin, Y., Ren, C. & Zhang, J., 11 Oct 2019, In : Nuclear Fusion. 59, 12, p. 1-8 8 p.

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dense plasmas
collimation
high current
pulses
lasers

Control of laser light by a plasma immersed in a tunable strong magnetic field

Zheng, X., Weng, S., Ma, H., Wang, Y., Chen, M., McKenna, P. & Sheng, Z., 1 Aug 2019, In : Optics Express. 27, 16, p. 23529-23538 10 p.

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magnetic fields
lasers
self focusing
light speed
nonuniform magnetic fields
2 Citations (Scopus)

DNA DSB repair dynamics following irradiation with laser-driven protons at ultra-high dose rates

Hanton, F., Chaudhary, P., Doria, D., Gwynne, D., Maiorino, C., Scullion, C., Ahmed, H., Marshall, T., Naughton, K., Romagnani, L., Kar, S., Schettino, G., McKenna, P., Botchway, S., Symes, D. R., Rajeev, P. P., Prise, K. M. & Borghesi, M., 14 Mar 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 31 p., 4471.

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strands
deoxyribonucleic acid
dosage
irradiation
protons

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

Effects of internal target structures on laser-driven neutron production

Zhang, Y., Wang, W-M., Li, Y., Zhang, Z., McKenna, P., Neely, D. & Zhang, J., 16 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Nuclear Fusion. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

foams
neutrons
lamella
lasers
pulses
1 Citation (Scopus)

Features of the generation of fast particles from microstructured targets irradiated by high intensity, picosecond laser pulses

Sedov, M. V., Faenov, A. Y., Andreev, A. A., Skobelev, I. Y., Ryazantsev, S. N., Pikuz, T. A., Durey, P., Doehl, L., Farley, D., Baird, C. D., Lancaster, K. L., Murphy, C. D., Booth, N., Spindloe, C., Platonov, K. Y., McKenna, P., Kodama, R., Woolsey, N. & Pikuz, S. A., 30 Jun 2019, In : Laser and Particle Beams. 37, 2, p. 176-183 8 p.

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Laser pulses
Lasers
Protons
pulses
lasers

High order mode structure of intense light fields generated via a laser-driven relativistic plasma aperture

Duff, M. J., Wilson, R., King, M., Gonzalez-Izquierdo, B., Higginson, A., Williamson, S. D. R., Davidson, Z. E., Capdessus, R., Booth, N., Hawkes, S., Neely, D., Gray, R. J. & McKenna, P., 3 Dec 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Scientific Reports.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

relativistic plasmas
apertures
lasers
polarization
pulses
2 Citations (Scopus)

Laser pulse compression towards collapse and beyond in plasma

Wilson, T. C., Li, F., Weng, S-M., Chen, M., McKenna, P. & Sheng, Z-M., 13 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics. 52, 5, 055403.

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pulse compression
pulses
lasers
envelopes
electron acceleration
8 Citations (Scopus)

Multi-millijoule coherent terahertz bursts from picosecond laser-irradiated metal foils

Liao, G., Li, Y., Liu, H., Scott, G. G., Neely, D., Zhang, Y., Zhu, B., Zhang, Z., Armstrong, C., Zemaityte, E., Bradford, P., Huggard, P. G., Rusby, D. R., McKenna, P., Brenner, C. M., Woolsey, N. C., Wang, W., Sheng, Z. & Zhang, J., 5 Mar 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . 116, 10, p. 3994-3999 6 p.

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metal foils
bursts
lasers
accelerators
pulses
Solid state lasers
pair production
Gamma rays
Laser pulses
Electrodynamics

Quantum electrodynamics experiments with colliding Peta-Watt laser pulses

Turcu, I. C. E., Shen, B., Neely, D., Sarri, G., Tanaka, K. A., McKenna, P., Mangles, S. P. D., Yu, T-P., Luo, W., Zhu, X-L. & Yin, Y., 14 Feb 2019, In : High Power Laser Science and Engineering. 7, 8 p., e10.

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Electrodynamics
quantum electrodynamics
Laser pulses
High power lasers
Photons

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
1 Citation (Scopus)

Simultaneous polarization transformation and amplification of multi-petawatt laser pulses in magnetized plasmas

Zheng, X., Weng, S., Zhang, Z., Ma, H., Chen, M., McKenna, P. & Sheng, Z-M., 26 Jun 2019, In : Optics Express. 27, 14, p. 19319-19330 12 p.

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polarization
pulses
lasers
high power lasers
energy conversion efficiency

Single cycle terawatt twisted light pulses at midinfrared wavelengths above 10μm

Zhu, X-L., Chen, M., Weng, S-M., McKenna, P., Sheng, Z-M. & Zhang, J., 11 Nov 2019, In : Physical Review Applied. 12, 5, 054024.

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cycles
pulses
wavelengths
brakes (for arresting motion)
energy conversion efficiency

Study of backward terahertz radiation from intense picosecond laser-solid interactions using a multichannel calorimeter system

Liu, H., Liao, G-Q., Zhang, Y-H., Zhu, B-J., Zhang, Z., Li, Y-T., Scott, G. G., Rusby, D., Armstrong, C., Zemaityte, E., Bradford, P., Woolsey, N., Huggard, P., McKenna, P. & Neely, D., 22 Jan 2019, In : High Power Laser Science and Engineering. 7, 7 p., e6.

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Solid state lasers
Calorimeters
calorimeters
Radiation
radiation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Time-resolved measurements of fast electron recirculation for relativistically intense femtosecond scale laser-plasma interactions

Green, J. S., Booth, N., Dance, R. J., Gray, R. J., MacLellan, D. A., Marshall, A., McKenna, P., Murphy, C. D., Ridgers, C. P., Robinson, A. P. L., Rusby, D., Scott, R. H. H. & Wilson, L., 14 Mar 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 16 p., 4525.

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laser plasma interactions
time measurement
electrons
pulses
radiation sources

Ultra-short, beamed source of laser-driven epithermal neutrons

Mirfayzi, S. R., Mori, T., Rusby, D., Armstrong, C., Ahmed, H., Borghesi, M., Brenner, C. M., Clarke, R. J., Davidson, Z. E., Doria, D., Jones, C. P., McKenna, P., Neely, D., Scott, T. B., Yogo, A. & Kar, S., 3 May 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Applied Physics Letters. 5 p.

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neutrons
lasers
neutron beams
neutron sources
pulses
2018

Alignment of solid targets under extreme tight focus conditions generated by an ellipsoidal plasma mirror

Kumar, D., Šmíd, M., Singh, S., Soloviev, A., Bohlin, H., Burdonov, K., Fente, G., Kotov, A., Lancia, L., Lédl, V., Makarov, S., Morrissey, M., Perevalov, S., Romanovsky, D., Pikuz, S., Kodama, R., Neely, D., McKenna, P., Laštovička, T., Starodubtsev, M. & 3 othersWeber, S., Nakatsutsumi, M. & Fuchs, J., 13 Nov 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Matter and Radiation at Extremes.

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Mirrors
alignment
mirrors
Plasmas
Optics

A spectrometer for ultrashort gamma-ray pulses with photon energies greater than 10 MeV

Behm, K. T., Cole, J. M., Joglekar, A. S., Gerstmayr, E., Wood, J. C., Baird, C. D., Blackburn, T. G., Duff, M., Harvey, C., Ilderton, A., Kuschel, S., Mangles, S. P. D., Marklund, M., McKenna, P., Murphy, C. D., Najmudin, Z., Poder, K., Ridgers, C. P., Sarri, G., Samarin, G. M. & 5 othersSymes, D., Warwick, J., Zepf, M., Krushelnick, K. & Thomas, A. G. R., 6 Nov 2018, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 89, 11 p., 113303.

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Gamma rays
Spectrometers
Photons
gamma rays
spectrometers
7 Citations (Scopus)

Attosecond electron bunches from a nanofiber driven by Laguerre-Gaussian laser pulses

Hu, L-X., Yu, T-P., Sheng, Z-M., Vieira, J., Zou, D-B., Yin, Y., McKenna, P. & Shao, F-Q., 8 May 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 9 p., 7282.

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pulses
lasers
laser plasma interactions
electrons
radiation sources
15 Citations (Scopus)

Bright attosecond gamma-ray pulses from nonlinear Compton scattering with laser-illuminated compound targets

Zhu, X-L., Chen, M., Yu, T-P., Weng, S-M., Hu, L-X., McKenna, P. & Sheng, Z-M., 27 Apr 2018, In : Applied Physics Letters. 112, 17, 5 p., 174102.

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gamma rays
photon beams
pulses
scattering
lasers
5 Citations (Scopus)

Cherenkov radiation-based optical fibre diagnostics of fast electrons generated in intense laser-plasma interactions

Liu, H., Liao, G-Q., Zhang, Y-H., Zhu, B-J., Zhang, Z., Li, Y-T., Scott, G. G., Rusby, D., Armstrong, C., Zemaityte, E., Carroll, D. C., Astbury, S., Bradford, P., Woolsey, N., McKenna, P. & Neely, D., 8 Aug 2018, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 15 p.

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Plasma interactions
laser plasma interactions
Optical fibers
optical fibers
Radiation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Dense relativistic electron mirrors from a Laguerre-Gaussian laser-irradiated micro-droplet

Hu, L-X., Yu, T-P., Li, H-Z., Yin, Y., McKenna, P. & Shao, F-Q., 1 Jun 2018, In : Optics Letters. 43, 11, 4 p., 2615.

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mirrors
lasers
electrons
ponderomotive forces
electric fields

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
11 Citations (Scopus)

Efficient ion acceleration and dense electron-positron plasma creation in ultra-high intensity laser-solid interactions

Del Sorbo, D., Blackman, D. R., Capdessus, R., Small, K., Slade-Lowther, C., Lou, W., Duff, M. J., Robinson, A. P. L., McKenna, P., Sheng, Z-M., Pasley, J. & Ridgers, C. P., 26 Mar 2018, In : New Journal of Physics. 20, 9 p., 033014.

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electron-positron plasmas
dense plasmas
high power lasers
lasers
ions

EMP control and characterisation on high-power laser systems

Bradford, P., Woolsey, N. C., Scott, G. G., Liao, G., Liu, H., Zhang, Y., Zhu, B., Armstrong, C., Astbury, S., Brenner, C., Brummitt, P., Consoli, F., East, I., Gray, R., Haddock, D., Huggard, P., Jones, P. J. R., Montgomery, E., Musgrave, I., Oliveira, P. & 8 othersRusby, D. R., Spindloe, C., Summers, B., Zemaityte, E., Zhang, Z., Li, Y., McKenna, P. & Neely, D., 19 Mar 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : High Power Laser Science and Engineering. 8 p.

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Electromagnetic pulse
electromagnetic pulses
High power lasers
high power lasers
Lasers
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
3 Citations (Scopus)

Escaping electrons from intense laser-solid interactions as a function of laser spot size

Rusby, D., Gray, R., Butler, N., Dance, R., Scott, G., Bagnoud, V., Zielbauer, B., McKenna, P. & Neely, D., 9 Jan 2018, In : EPJ Web of Conferences. 167, p. 1-5 5 p., 02001.

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lasers
electrons
escape
interactions
electron flux
81 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental evidence of radiation reaction in the collision of a high-intensity laser pulse with a laser-wakefield accelerated electron beam

Cole, J. M., Behm, K. T., Gerstmayr, E., Blackburn, T. G., Wood, J. C., Baird, C. D., Duff, M. J., Harvey, C., Ilderton, A., Joglekar, A. S., Krushelnick, K., Kuschel, S., Marklund, M., McKenna, P., Murphy, C. D., Poder, K., Ridgers, C. P., Samarin, G. M., Sarri, G., Symes, D. & 5 othersThomas, A. G. R., Warwick, J., Zepf, M., Najmudin, Z. & Mangles, S. P. D., 7 Feb 2018, In : Physical Review X. 8, 1, 11 p., 011020.

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high power lasers
electron beams
collisions
radiation
pulses
63 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental signatures of the quantum nature of radiation reaction in the field of an ultraintense laser

Poder, K., Tamburini, M., Sarri, G., Di Piazza, A., Kuschel, S., Baird, C. D., Behm, K., Bohlen, S., Cole, J. M., Corvan, D. J., Duff, M., Gerstmayr, E., Keitel, C. H., Krushelnick, K., Mangles, S. P. D., McKenna, P., Murphy, C. D., Najmudin, Z., Ridgers, C. P., Samarin, G. M. & 4 othersSymes, D., Thomas, A. G. R., Warwick, J. & Zepf, M., 5 Jul 2018, In : Physical Review X. 8, 3, 11 p., 031004.

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signatures
field strength
radiation
lasers
electrons

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
60 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
2 Citations (Scopus)

Novel scintillator-based x-ray spectrometer for use on high repetition laser plasma interaction experiments

Rusby, D. R., Armstrong, C. D., Brenner, C. M., Clarke, R. J., McKenna, P. & Neely, D., 6 Jul 2018, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 89, 7, 8 p., 073502.

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plasma interaction experiment
Plasma interactions
x ray spectrometers
laser plasma interactions
Phosphors

PW laser-driven bright x-ray emission and dense positron production from diamondlike carbon foils

Yu, T. -P., Li, H. -Z., Yin, Y., Sheng, Z. -M., McKenna, P. & Shao, F. -Q., 13 Aug 2018, 2018 International Conference Laser Optics (ICLO). Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, p. 241-241 1 p. 8435808

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Positrons
Metal foil
foils
positrons
Carbon
5 Citations (Scopus)

PW laser-driven bright ɣ-ray emission and dense positron production from diamondlike carbon foils

Yu, T-P., Li, H-Z., Yin, Y., Sheng, Z., McKenna, P. & Shao, F. Q., 4 Jun 2018, p. 1.

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foils
positrons
rays
carbon
radiation pressure
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

Sub-femtosecond electron sheets from a Laguerre-Gaussian laser interaction with micro-droplets

Hu, L-X., Yu, T-P., McKenna, P. & Shao, F-Q., 16 Aug 2018, 2018 International Conference Laser Optics (ICLO). Piscataway, NJ.: IEEE, p. 251-251 1 p.

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lasers
ponderomotive forces
electrons
electric fields
interactions

Ultra-intense X-ray radiation photopumping of exotic states of matter by relativistic laser–plasma in the radiation-dominated kinetic regime (RDKR)

Faenov, A. Y., Colgan, J., Pikuz, S. A., Zhidkov, A., Pikuz, T. A., Abdallah, J., Tubman, E., Butler, N. M. H., Dance, R. J., Skobelev, I. Y., Alkhimova, M. Z., Booth, N., Green, J., Gregory, C., Andreev, A., Nishiuchi, M., Sakaki, H., Sagisaka, A., Pirozhkov, A. S., Ogura, K. & 11 othersFukuda, Y., Kanasaki, M., Hasegawa, N., Nishikino, M., Kando, M., Kawachi, T., Kondo, K., McKenna, P., Tallents, G. J., Woolsey, N. & Kodama, R., 24 Feb 2018, X-Ray Lasers 2016: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on X-Ray Lasers. Kawachi, T., Bulanov, S. V., Daido, H. & Kato, Y. (eds.). Cham, Switzerland: Springer, p. 149-158 10 p. (Springer Proceedings in Physics).

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

relativistic plasmas
laser plasmas
kinetics
radiation
hollow
2 Citations (Scopus)

X-ray absorption spectroscopy study of energy transport in foil targets heated by PW laser pulses

Skobelev, I. Y., Ryazantsev, S. N., Arich, D. D., Bratchenko, P. S., Faenov, A. Y., Pikuz, T. A., Durey, P., Doehl, L., Farley, D., Baird, C., Lancaster, K., Murphy, C., Booth, N., Spindloe, C., McKenna, P., Hansen, S. B., Colgan, J., Kodama, R., Woolsey, N. & Pikuz, S. A., 1 Apr 2018, In : Photonics Research. 6, 4, p. 234-237 4 p.

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Laser produced plasmas
X ray absorption spectroscopy
Metal foil
Laser pulses
foils
2017
5 Citations (Scopus)

Diagnosis of Weibel instability evolution in the rear surface scale lengths of laser solid interactions via proton acceleration

Scott, G. G., Brenner, C. M., Bagnoud, V., Clarke, R. J., Gonzalez Izquierdo, B., Green, J. S., Heathcote, R. I., Powell, H. W., Rusby, D. R., Zielbauer, B., McKenna, P. & Neely, D., 10 Apr 2017, In : New Journal of Physics. 19, 10 p., 043010.

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Weibel instability
protons
lasers
proton beams
interactions
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effectiveness of laser accelerated ultra high dose rate protons in DNA DSB damage induction under hypoxic conditions

Chaudhary, P., Gwynne, D., Doria, D., Romagnani, L., Maiorino, C., Padda, H., Alejo, A., Booth, N., Carroll, D., Kar, S., McKenna, P., Schettino, G., Borghesi, M. & Prise, K. M., 1 Jan 2017, 44th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, EPS 2017. Fajardo, M., Westerhof, E., Riconda, C., Dromey, B., Bret, A. & Melzer, A. (eds.). Mulhouse, France, Vol. 44F. 4 p. P1.217

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induction
tumors
deoxyribonucleic acid
damage
dosage