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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.

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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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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 others, Romano, F., Russo, A. & Schillaci, F., 31 Aug 2019, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 90, 8, 7 p., 083303.

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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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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 others, Wilson, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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, 8 p., 126024.

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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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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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-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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Multi-stage scheme for non-linear Breit-Wheeler pair-production utilising ultra-intense laser-solid interactions

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

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