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Robbie Wilson

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  • United Kingdom

20132019
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Research Output 2013 2019

  • 12 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution book
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

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

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accelerators
laser plasmas
physics
lasers
radiation

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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radiation sources
optics
mirrors
lasers
laser plasma interactions
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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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dense plasmas
lasers
electrons
energy
energy absorption
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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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radiation pressure
Beam plasma interactions
Metal foil
Laser pulses
foils
2017
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 .

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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extraterrestrial radiation
plasma accelerators
laser plasmas
radiation belts
broadband
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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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high power lasers
mirrors
pulses
optics
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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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foils
radiation pressure
pulses
lasers
target thickness
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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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relativistic plasmas
apertures
diffraction
lasers
charged particles
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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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optical polarization
Light polarization
Transparency
Metal foil
Protons
2013
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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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self focusing
laser plasmas
high power lasers
plumes
entrances