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2018

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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Signatures of quantum effects on radiation reaction in laser-electron-beam collisions

Ridgers, C. P., Blackburn, T. G., Del Sorbo, D., Bradley, L. E., Slade-Lowther, C., Baird, C. D., Mangles, S. P. D., McKenna, P., Marklund, M., Murphy, C. D. & Thomas, A. G. R., 31 Oct 2017, In : Journal of Plasma Physics. 83, 5, 17 p., 715830502.

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Time of flight based diagnostics for high energy laser driven ion beams

Scuderi, V., Milluzzo, G., Alejo, A., Amico, A. G., Booth, N., Cirrone, G. A. P., Doria, D., Green, J., Kar, S., Larosa, G., Leanza, R., Margarone, D., McKenna, P., Padda, H., Petringa, G., Pipek, J., Romagnani, L., Romano, F., Schillaci, F., Borghesi, M. & 2 others, Cuttone, G. & Korn, G., 28 Mar 2017, In : Journal of Instrumentation. 12, 3, 9 p., C03086.

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Transition to light sail acceleration using ultraintense femtosecond pulses

Martin, P., Doria, D., Romagnani, L., Ahmed, H., McIlvenny, A., Scullion, C., Williamson, S. D. R., Ditter, E. J., Hicks, G., Ettlinger, O. C., Scott, G. G., Symes, D. R., Booth, N., Sgattoni, A., Macchi, A., Kar, S., McKenna, P., Najmudin, Z., Neely, D., Zepf, M. & 1 others, Borghesi, M., 1 Jan 2017, 44th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, EPS 2017. Fajardo, M., Westerhof, E., Riconda, C., Melzer, A., Bret, A. & Dromey, B. (eds.). Mulhouse, France, Vol. 41F. 4 p. P1.219

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Transverse expansion of the electron sheath during laser acceleration of protons

Svensson, K., Mackenroth, F., Senje, L., Gonoskov, A., Harvey, C., Aurand, B., Hansson, M., Higginson, A., Dalui, M., Lundh, O., McKenna, P., Persson, A., Marklund, M. & Wahlström, C-G., 12 Dec 2017, In : Physics of Plasmas. 24, 5 p., 123109.

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Ultra-bright gamma-ray emission and dense positron production from two laser-driven colliding foils

Li, H-Z., Yu, T-P., Liu, J-J., Yin, Y., Zhu, X-L., Capdessus, R., Pegoraro, F., Sheng, Z-M., McKenna, P. & Shao, F-Q., 11 Dec 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 20 p.

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Using X-ray spectroscopy of relativistic laser plasma interaction to reveal parametric decay instabilities: a modeling tool for astrophysics

Oks, E., Dalimier, E., Faenov, A. Y., Angelo, P., Pikuz, S. A., Tubman, E., Butler, N. M. H., Dance, R. J., Pikuz, T. A., Skobelev, I. Y., Alkhimova, M. A., Booth, N., Green, J., Gregory, C., Andreev, A., Zhidkov, A., Kodama, R., McKenna, P. & Woolsey, N., 6 Feb 2017, In : Optics Express. 25, 3, p. 1958-1972 15 p.

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X-ray spectroscopy of super-intense laser-produced plasmas for the study of nonlinear processes. Comparison with PIC simulations

Dalimier, E., Ya Faenov, A., Oks, E., Angelo, P., Pikuz, T. A., Fukuda, Y., Andreev, A., Koga, J., Sakaki, H., Kotaki, H., Pirozhkov, A., Hayashi, Y., Skobelev, I. Y., Pikuz, S. A., Kawachi, T., Kando, M., Kondo, K., Zhidkov, A., Tubman, E., Butler, N. M. H. & 8 others, Dance, R., Alkhimova, M. A., Booth, N., Green, J., Gregory, C., McKenna, P., Woolsey, N. & Kodama, R., 30 Mar 2017, In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series . 810, 1, 7 p., 012004.

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