Journal Publications

2016

N. H. Matlis, A. Maksimchuk, V. Yanovsky, W. P. Leemans, and M. C. Downer, “Analysis of sinusoidally modulated chirped laser pulses by temporally encoded spectral shifting,” Opt. Lett. 41, 5505 (2016).adobe-pdf-icon2

C. McGuffey, A. Raymond, T. Batson, R. Hua,G. M. Petrov, J. Kim, C. M. Krauland, A. Maksimchuk, A. G. R. Thomas, V. Yanovsky, K. Krushelnick, and F. N. Beg, “Acceleration of high charge-state target ions in high-intensity laser interactions with sub-micron targets,” New J. Phys. 18 113032 (2016). adobe-pdf-icon2 

J. Hah, G. M. Petrov, J. A. Nees, Z.-H. He, M. D. Hammig, K. Krushelnick, and A. G. R. Thomas, “High repetition-rate neutron generation by several-mJ, 35 fs pulses interacting with free-flowing D2O,” Applied Physics Letters 109, 144102 (2016). adobe-pdf-icon2

K. Behm, T. Z. Zhao, J. M. Cole, A. Maksimchuk, S. P. D. Mangles, J. Nees, J. C. Wood, V. Yanovsky, K. Krushelnick and A. G. R. Thomas, “Ionization injection effects in x-ray spectra generated by betatron oscillations in a laser wakefield accelerator,” Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion 58, 055012 (2016). adobe-pdf-icon2

Z. Zhao, K. Behm, Z-H, He, A, Maksimchuk, J, A, Nees, V. Yanovsky, A. G. R. Thomas, and K. Krushelnick, “Characterization of electrons and x-rays produced using chirped laser pulses in a laser wakefield accelerator,” Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion 58, 105003 (2016). adobe-pdf-icon2

M. Petrov, C. McGuffey, A. G. R. Thomas, K. Krushelnick, and F. N. Beg, “Generation of heavy ion beams using femtosecond laser pulses in the target normal sheath acceleration and radiation pressure acceleration regimes,” Physics of Plasmas 23, 063108 (2016)adobe-pdf-icon2

Z. Zhao, K. Behm, C. F. Dong, X. Davoine, S. Y. Kalmykov, V. Petrov, V. Chvykov, P. Cummings, B. Hou, A. Maksimchuk, J. A. Nees, V. Yanovsky, A. G. R. Thomas, and K. Krushelnick, “High-Flux Femtosecond X-Ray Emission from Controlled Generation of Annular Electron Beams in a Laser Wakefield Accelerator,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 094801 (2016).  adobe-pdf-icon2

C. Zulick, A. Raymond,A. McKelvey,V. Chvykov,A. Maksimchuk,A. G. R. Thomas, L. Willingale, V. Yanovsky and K. Krushelnick, “Target surface area effects on hot electron dynamics from high intensity laser–plasma interactions,” New J. Phys. 18, 063020 (2016).  adobe-pdf-icon2

M. Petrov, C. McGuffey, A. G. R. Thomas, K. Krushelnick, and F. N. Beg, “Proton acceleration from high-contrast short pulse lasers interacting with sub-micron thin foils,” Journal of Applied Physics 119, 053302 (2016).  adobe-pdf-icon2

S. Joglekar, C. P. Ridgers, R. J. Kingham, and A. G. R. Thomas, “Kinetic modeling of Nernst effect in magnetized hohlraums,” Phys. Rev. E 93, 043206 (2016).  adobe-pdf-icon2

V. Arefiev, V. N. Khudik, A. P. L. Robinson, G. Shvets, L. Willingale, and M. Schollmeier, “Beyond the ponderomotive limit: Direct laser acceleration of relativistic electrons in sub-critical plasmas,” Physics of Plasmas 23, 056704 (2016). adobe-pdf-icon2 

V. Arefiev, V. N. Khudik, A. P. L. Robinson, G. Shvets, and L. Willingale, “Spontaneous emergence of non-planar electron orbits during direct laser acceleration by a linearly polarized laser pulse,” Physics of Plasmas 23, 023111 (2016)adobe-pdf-icon2

Félicie Albert and Alec G. R. Thomas, ”Applications of laser wakefield accelerator-based light sources,” Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion 58, 103001 (2016)adobe-pdf-icon2