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2020

A miniature thermal neutron source using high power lasers

Mirfayzi, S. R., Ahmed, H., Doria, D., Alejo, A., Ansell, S., Clarke, R. J., Gonzalez-Izquierdo, B., Hadjisolomou, P., Heathcote, R., Hodge, T., Martin, P., Raspino, D., Schooneveld, E., McKenna, P., Rhodes, N. J., Neely, D., Borghesi, M. & Kar, S., 1 May 2020, In : Applied Physics Letters. 116, 17, 5 p., 174102.

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Characteristics of ion beams generated in the interaction of ultra-short laser pulses with ultra-thin foils

McIlvenny, A., Ahmed, H., Scullion, C., Doria, D., Romagnani, L., Martin, P., Naughton, K., Sgattoni, A., Symes, D. R., Macchi, A., McKenna, P., Zepf, M., Kar, S. & Borghesi, M., 5 Mar 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 15 p.

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Effect of plastic coating on the density of plasma formed in Si foil targets irradiated by ultra-high-contrast relativistic laser pulses

Martynenko, A. S., Pikuz, S. A., Skobelev, I. Y., Ryazantsev, S. N., Baird, C., Booth, N., Doehl, L., Durey, P., Faenov, A. Y., Farley, D., Kodama, R., Lancaster, K., McKenna, P., Murphy, C. D., Spindloe, C., Pikuz, T. A. & Woolsey, N., 30 Apr 2020, In : Physical Review E. 101, 4, 10 p., 043208.

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Energy absorption and coupling to electrons in the transition from surface- to volume-dominant intense laser-plasma interaction regimes

Williamson, S. D. R., Gray, R. J., King, M., Wilson, R., Dance, R. J., Armstrong, C., Rusby, D. R., Brabetz, C., Wagner, F., Zielbauer, B., Bagnoud, V., Neely, D. & McKenna, P., 27 May 2020, In : New Journal of Physics. 22, 5, 9 p., 053044.

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Enhanced brightness of a laser-driven X-ray and particle source by microstructured surfaces of silicon targets

Ebert, T., Neumann, N. W., Döhl, L. N. K., Jarrett, J., Baird, C., Heathcote, R., Hesse, M., Hughes, A., McKenna, P., Neely, D., Rusby, D., Schaumann, G., Spindloe, C., Tebartz, A., Woolsey, N. & Roth, M., 30 Apr 2020, In : Physics of Plasmas. 27, 4, 043106.

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Enhanced laser intensity and ion acceleration due to self-focusing in relativistically transparent ultrathin targets

Frazer, T. P., Wilson, R., King, M., Butler, N. M. H., Carroll, D. C., Duff, M. J., Higginson, A., Jarrett, J., Davidson, Z. E., Armstrong, C., Liu, H., Neely, D., Gray, R. J. & McKenna, P., 7 Sep 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Physical Review Research. 6 p.

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Extremely brilliant GeV γ-rays from a two-stage laser-plasma accelerator

Zhu, X-L., Chen, M., Weng, S-M., Yu, T-P., Wang, W-M., He, F., Sheng, Z-M., McKenna, P., Jaroszynski, D. A. & Zhang, J., 29 May 2020, In : Science Advances. 6, 22, p. eaaz7240 21 p., eaaz7240.

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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., 9 Jan 2020, In : Scientific Reports. 10, 10 p., 105.

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Laser produced electromagnetic pulses: generation, detection and mitigation

Consoli, F., Tikhonchuk, V. T., Bardon, M., Bradford, P., Carroll, D. C., Cikhardt, J., Cipriani, M., Clarke, R. J., Cowan, T., Danson, C. N., De Angelis, R., De Marco, M., Dubois, J-L., Etchessahar, B., Laso Garcia, A., Hillier, D. I., Honsa, A., Jiang, W., Kmetik, V., Krása, J. & 15 others, LI, Y., Lubrano, F., McKenna, P., Metzkes-Ng, J., Poyé, A., Prencipe, I., Rączka, P., Smith, R. A., Vrana, R., Woolsey, N. C., Zemaityte, E., Zhang, Y., Zhang, Z., Zielbauer, B. & Neely, D., 9 Jun 2020, In : High Power Laser Science and Engineering. 8, 62 p., e22.

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LhARA: the laser-hybrid accelerator for radiobiological applications

Aymar, G., Becker, T., Boogert, S., Borghesi, M., Bingham, R., Brenner, C., Burrows, P. N., Ettlinger, O. C., Dascalu, T-S., Gibson, S., Greenshaw, T., Gruber, S., Gujral, D., Hardiman, C., Hughes, J., Jones, W. G., Kirkby, K., Kurup, A., Lagrange, J-B., Long, K. R. & 20 others, Luk, W., Matheson, J., McKenna, P., Mclauchlan, R., Najmudin, Z., Lau, H. T., Parsons, J. L., Pasternak, J., Pozimski, J., Prise, K., Puchalska, M., Ratoff, P., Schettino, G., Shields, W., Smith, S., Thomason, J., Towe, S., Weightman, P., Whyte, C. & Xiao, R., 28 Aug 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Frontiers in Physics, Medical Physics and Imaging.

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Relativistic mid-wavelength infrared pulses generated in intense-laser mass-limited target interactions

Qu, J. F., Liu, P., Liu, X. Y., Gray, R. J., McKenna, P., Li, X. F., Kawata, S. & Kong, Q., 4 Sep 2020, In : New Journal of Physics. 22, Sept., 7 p., 093007.

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Self-referencing, spectral interferometric probing of the onset time of relativistic transparency in intense laser-foil interactions

Williamson, S. D. R., Wilson, R., King, M., Duff, M., Gonzalez-Izquierdo, B., Davidson, Z. E., Higginson, A., Booth, N., Hawkes, S., Neely, D., Gray, R. J. & McKenna, P., 11 Aug 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Physical Review Applied.

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TOF diagnosis of laser accelerated, high-energy protons

Scuderi, V., Milluzzo, G., Doria, D., Alejo, A., Amico, A. G., Booth, N., Cuttone, G., Green, J. S., Kar, S., Korn, G., Larosa, G., Leanza, R., Martin, P., McKenna, P., Padda, H., Petringa, G., Pipek, J., Romagnani, L., Romano, F., Russo, A. & 4 others, Schillaci, F., Cirrone, G. A. P., Margarone, D. & Borghesi, M., 15 Jul 2020, In : Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 978, 164364.

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Towards terawatt-scale spectrally-tunable terahertz pulses via relativistic laser-foil interactions

Liao, G. Q., Liu, H., Scott, G. G., Zhang, Y-H., Zhu, B-J., Zhang, Z., Li, Y., Armstrong, C., Zemaityte, E., Bradford, P., Rusby, D. R., Neely, D., Huggard, P. G., McKenna, P., Brenner, C. M., Woolsey, N. C., Wang, W-M., Sheng, Z-M. & Zhang, J., 18 Sep 2020, In : Physical Review X. 10, 3, 11 p., 031062.

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Transport of kJ-laser-driven relativistic electron beams in cold and shock-heated vitreous carbon and diamond

Bailly-Grandvaux, M., Kim, J., Krauland, C. M., Zhang, S., Dozières, M., Wei, M. S., Theobald, W., Grabowski, P. E., Santos, J. J., Nicolai, P., McKenna, P., Desjarlais, M. P. & Beg, F. N., 23 Mar 2020, In : New Journal of Physics. 22, 3, 13 p., 033031.

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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 others, Weber, S., Nakatsutsumi, M. & Fuchs, J., 13 Nov 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Matter and Radiation at Extremes.

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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 others, Symes, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 others, Borghesi, 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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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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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 others, Rusby, 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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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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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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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 others, Thomas, 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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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 others, Symes, D. R., Thomas, A. G. R., Warwick, J. & Zepf, M., 5 Jul 2018, In : Physical Review X. 8, 3, 11 p., 031004.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 others, Fukuda, 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).

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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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2017

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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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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Experimental demonstration of a compact epithermal neutron source based on a high power laser

Mirfayzi, S. R., Alejo, A., Ahmed, H., Raspino, D., Ansell, S., Wilson, L. A., Armstrong, C., Butler, N. M. H., Clarke, R. J., Higginson, A., Kelleher, J., Murphy, C., Notley, M., Rusby, D. R., Schooneveld, E., Borghesi, M., McKenna, P., Rhodes, N. J., Neely, D., Brenner, C. M. & 1 others, Kar, S., 26 Jul 2017, In : Applied Physics Letters. 111, 4, 4 p., 044101.

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In-depth study of intra-Stark spectroscopy in the x-ray range in relativistic laser–plasma interactions

Oks, E., Dalimier, E., Faenov, A. Y., Angelo, P., Pikuz, S. A., Pikuz, T. A., Skobelev, I. Y., Ryazanzev, S. N., Durey, P., Doehl, L., Farley, D., Baird, C., Lancaster, K. L., Murphy, C. D., Booth, N., Spindloe, C., McKenna, P., Neumann, N., Roth, M., Kodama, R. & 1 others, Woolsey, N., 22 Nov 2017, In : Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics. 50, 7 p., 245006.

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Intense terahertz radiation from relativistic laser–plasma interactions

Liao, G. Q., Li, Y. T., Li, C., Liu, H., Zhang, Y. H., Jiang, W. M., Yuan, X. H., Nilsen, J., Ozaki, T., Wang, W. M., Sheng, Z. M., Neely, D., McKenna, P. & Zhang, J., 31 Jan 2017, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 59, 014039, 7 p., 014039.

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Ion acceleration with radiation pressure in quantum electrodynamic regimes

Del Sorbo, D., Blackman, D. R., Capdessus, R., Small, K., Slade-Lowther, C., Luo, W., Duff, M. J., Robinson, A. P. L., McKenna, P., Sheng, Z-M., Pasley, J. & Ridgers, C., 17 May 2017, Proc. SPIE 10241, Research Using Extreme Light: Entering New Frontiers with Petawatt-Class Lasers III. Bellingham, Washington, Vol. 10241. 102411I

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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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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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Polarization dependence of bulk ion acceleration from ultrathin foils irradiated by high intensity, ultrashort laser pulses

Scullion, C., Doria, D., Romagnani, L., Sgattoni, A., Naughton, K., Symes, D. R., McKenna, P., Macchi, A., Zepf, M., Kar, S. & Borghesi, M., 2 Aug 2017, In : Physical Review Letters. 119, 6 p., 054801.

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Scaling of X-ray flux from high-intensity laser-solid interactions as a function of energy

Rusby, D. R., Brenner, C., Armstrong, C., Wilson, L., Clarke, R., Alejo, A., Deas, R., McKenna, P., Kar, S. & Neely, D., 14 May 2017, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO): Science and Innovations 2017, San Jose, California United States, 14-19 May 2017. Washington, D.C.: Optical Society of America, 2 p. SF1K.6

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