A vision for laser induced particle acceleration and applications

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Abstract

High intensity lasers interacting with solid and gas targets can produce energetic beams of electrons, protons, heavy ions, photons and neutrons. There is the potential for producing "table top" sources of radiation for many different applications.
LanguageEnglish
Pages69-81
Number of pages13
JournalHyperfine Interactions
Volume171
Issue number1-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2006

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Heavy Ions
particle acceleration
high power lasers
Protons
heavy ions
Neutrons
Photons
Gases
Radiation
neutrons
protons
Electrons
Lasers
photons
radiation
gases
lasers
electrons

Keywords

  • particle acceleration
  • solid targets
  • gas targets
  • protons
  • heavy ions

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In: Hyperfine Interactions, Vol. 171, No. 1-3, 01.07.2006, p. 69-81.

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