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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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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 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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Angularly resolved characterization of ion beams from laser-ultrathin foil interactions

Scullion, C., Doria, D., Romagnani, L., Ahmed, H., Alejo, A., Ettlinger, O. C., Gray, R. J., Green, J., Hicks, G. S., Jung, D., Naughton, K., Padda, H., Poder, K., Scott, G. G., Symes, D. R., Kar, S., McKenna, P., Najmudin, Z., Neely, D., Zepf, M. & 1 others, Borghesi, M., 30 Sep 2016, In : Journal of Instrumentation. 11, C09020.

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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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Beamed neutron emission driven by laser accelerated light ions

Kar, S., Green, A., Ahmed, H., Alejo, A., Robinson, A. P. L., Cerchez, M., Clarke, R., Doria, D., Dorkings, S., Fernandez, J., Mirfayzi, S. R., Mckenna, P., Naughton, K., Neely, D., Norreys, P., Peth, C., Powell, H., Ruiz, J. A., Swain, J., Willi, O. & 1 others, Borghesi, M., 29 Apr 2016, In : New Journal of Physics. 18, 10 p.

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Buffered high charge spectrally-peaked proton beams in the relativistic-transparency regime

Dover, N. P., Palmer, C. A. J., Streeter, M. J. V., Ahmed, H., Albertazzi, B., Borghesi, M., Carroll, D. C., Fuchs, J., Heathcote, R., Hilz, P., Kakolee, K. F., Kar, S., Kodama, R., Kon, A., MacLellan, D. A., McKenna, P., Nagel, S. R., Neely, D., Notley, M. M., Nakatsutsumi, M. & 6 others, Prasad, R., Scott, G., Tampo, M., Zepf, M., Schreiber, J. & Najmudin, Z., 18 Jan 2016, In : New Journal of Physics. 18, 8 p., 013038.

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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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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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Detector for imaging and dosimetry of laser-driven epithermal neutrons by alpha conversion

Mirfayzi, S. R., Alejo, A., Ahmed, H., Wilson, L. A., Ansell, S., Armstrong, C., Butler, N. M. H., Clarke, R. J., Higginson, A., Notley, M., Raspino, D., Rusby, D. R., Borghesi, M., Rhodes, N. J., McKenna, P., Neely, D., Brenner, C. M. & Kar, S., 12 Jul 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Instrumentation. 8 p.

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Development of control mechanisms for a laser wakefield accelerator-driven bremsstrahlung X-ray source for advanced radiographic imaging

Underwood, C. I. D., Baird, C. D., Murphy, C. D., Armstrong, C. D., Thorton, C., Finlay, O. J., Streeter, M. J. V., Selwood, M. P., Brierley, N., Cipiccia, S., Gruse, J-N., McKenna, P., Najmudin, Z., Neely, D., Rusby, D., Symes, D. R. & Brenner, C. M., 6 Oct 2020, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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-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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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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Evaluating laser-driven Bremsstrahlung radiation sources for imaging and analysis of nuclear waste packages

Jones, C. P., Brenner, C. M., Stitt, C. A., Armstrong, C., Rusby, D. R., Mirfayzi, S. R., Wilson, L. A., Alejo, A., Ahmed, H., Allott, R., Butler, N. M. H., Clarke, R. J., Haddock, D., Hernandez-Gomez, C., Higginson, A., Murphy, C., Notley, M., Paraskevoulakos, C., Jowsey, J., McKenna, P. & 3 others, Neely, D., Kar, S. & Scott, T. B., 26 Jul 2016, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 8 p.

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Evidence of high-n hollow ion emission from Si ions pumped by ultraintense x-rays from relativistic laser plasma

Colgan, J., Faenov, A. Y., Pikuz, S. A., Tubman, E., Butler, N. M. H., Abdallah Jr, J., Dance, R. J. (ed.), Pikuz, T. A., Skobelev, I. Y., Alkhimova, M. A., Booth, N., Green, J., Gregory, C., Andreev, A., Lotzsch, R., Uschmann, I., Zhidkov, A., Kodama, R., McKenna, P. (ed.) & Woolsey, N., 25 May 2016, In : EPL: A Letters Journal Exploring the Frontiers of Physics. 114, 3, 6 p., 35001.

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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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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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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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High resolution Thomson Parabola Spectrometer for full spectral capture of multi-species ion beams

Alejo, A., Kar, S., Tebartz, A., Ahmed, H., Astbury, S., Carroll, D. C., Ding, J., Doria, D., Higginson, A., McKenna, P., Neumann, N., Scott, G. G., Wagner, F., Roth, M. & Borghesi, M., 17 Aug 2016, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 87, 8, 6 p., 083304.

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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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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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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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Laser driven nuclear physics at ELI–NP

Negoita, F., Roth, M., Thirolf, P. G., Tudisco, S., Hannachi, F., Moustaizis, S., Pomerantz, I., McKenna, P., Fuchs, J., Sphor, K., Acbas, G., Anzalone, A., Audebert, P., Balascuta, S., Cappuzzello, F., Cernaianu, M. O., Chen, S., Dancus, I., Freeman, R., Geissel, H. & 36 others, Genuche, P., Gizzi, L. A., Gobet, F., Gosselin, G., Gugiu, M., Higginson, D. P., D’humières, E., Ivan, C., Jaroszynski, D., Kar, S., Lamia, L., Leca, V., Neagu, L., Lanzalone, G., Méot, V., Mirfayzi, S. R., Mitu, I. O., Morel, P., Murphy, C., Petcu, C., Petrascu, H., Petrone, C., Raczka, P., Risca, M., Rotaru, F., Santos, J. J., Schumacher, D., Stutman, D., Tarisien, M., Tataru, M., Tatulea, B., Turcu, I. C. E., Versteegen, M., Ursescu, D., Gales, S. & Zamfir, N. V., 17 May 2016, In : Romanian Reports in Physics. 68, Supplement, p. S37-S144 108 p.

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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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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., 29 Sep 2020, In : Frontiers in Physics, Medical Physics and Imaging. 8, 21 p., 567738.

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Manipulation of the spatial distribution of laser-accelerated proton beams by varying the laser intensity distribution

Aurand, B., Senje, L., Svensson, K., Hansson, M., Higginson, A., Gonoskov, A., Marklund, M., Persson, A., Lundh, O., Neely, D., McKenna, P. & Wahlström, C-G., 18 Feb 2016, In : Physics of Plasmas. 23, 2, 8 p., 023113.

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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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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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Plasma scale-length effects on electron energy spectra in high-irradiance laser plasmas

Culfa, O., Tallents, G. J., Rossall, A. K., Wagenaars, E., Ridgers, C. P., Murphy, C. D., Dance, R. J., Gray, R. J., McKenna, P., Brown, C. D. R., James, S. F., Hoarty, D. J., Booth, N., Robinson, A. P. L., Lancaster, K. L., Pikuz, S. A., Faenov, A. Y., Kampfer, T., Schulze, K. S., Uschmann, I. & 1 others, Woolsey, N. C., 6 Apr 2016, In : Physical Review E. 93, 4, 10 p., 043201.

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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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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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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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