Oral Presentations

2015

47. D. Gwynne, Irradiation of Cellular Media Employing Laser-Driven Ions, 2015 Christmas meeting of the High Power Laser Community, Abingdon, 14-16 December 2015

46. R. Gray, M. King, H. Powell, D.MacLellan, B. Gonzalez-Izquierdo, L.Stockhausen, G. Hicks, N. P. Dover, D. R. Rusby, D. C. Carroll, H. Padda, R. Torres, S. Kar, R. J. Clarke, I. O. Musgrave, Z. Najmudin, M. Borghesi, D. Neely, and P. McKenna, Proton acceleration enhanced by a plasma jet in expanding foils undergoing relativistic transparency, 57th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, Savannah, Georgia (USA), 16-20 November 2015

45. P. McKenna, Laser-driven ion acceleration mechanisms and the influence of strong field effects, ELI-NP Summer School, Bucharest (Romania), 21-25 September 2015

44. S. Kar, A novel ultra-high gradient travelling wave ion accelerator driven by intense lasers, 2nd European Advanced Accelerator Concepts Workshop, La Biodola, Isola d’Elba (Italy), 13-19 September 2015 (highlight talk)

43. M. Zepf, Controlling ion acceleration and RPA with carbon nano foam targets, 2nd European Advanced Accelerator Concepts Workshop, La Biodola, Isola d’Elba (Italy), 13-19 September 2015 (highlight talk)

42. B. Dromey, Picosecond metrology of laser driven ion bursts, 2nd European Advanced Accelerator Concepts Workshop, La Biodola, Isola d’Elba (Italy), 13-19 September 2015 (highlight talk)

41. C. Scullion, Ion Acceleration from ultra thin foils on the Astra GEMINI facility, 2nd European Advanced Accelerator Concepts Workshop, La Biodola, Isola d’Elba (Italy), 13-19 September 2015

40. A. Alejo, Bulk ion Acceleration in the Light-Sail regime, studied by ion and neutron spectroscopy, 2nd European Advanced Accelerator Concepts Workshop, La Biodola, Isola d’Elba (Italy), 13-19 September 2015

39. N. Dover, Ion acceleration from laser driven collisionless shockwaves in optically shaped gas target, 2nd European Advanced Accelerator Concepts Workshop, La Biodola, Isola d’Elba (Italy), 13-19 September 2015

38. N. Dover, Energetic ion beams from relativistically transparent ultra-thin foils, 2nd European Advanced Accelerator Concepts Workshop, La Biodola, Isola d’Elba (Italy), 13-19 September 2015

37. K. Naughton, S. Kar, A. Alejo, H. Ahmed, A. Green, S. Brauckmann, H. Powell, P. McKenna, O. Willi, and M. Borghesi, Laser-driven acceleration of ions from ultrathin foils at oblique laser incidence, Photonics Ireland 2015, Cork, Ireland , 2-4 September 2015

36. D. Doria, D. Gwynne, G. Candiano, P. Chaudhary, G.A.P. Cirrone, R. Leanza, L. Manti, F. Perozziello, K. Prise , L.Romagnani, F. Romano, A. Tramontana, M. Borghesi, Radiobiology with laser accelerated ion bursts, Laserlab User Meeting, 6-8 September 2015, Coimbra, Portugal

35. M. Borghesi, Basic principles of laser-driven ion acceleration and emerging mechanisms, ELI Beamlines & HILASE Summer School 2015, Prague (Cz), 23-28 Aug 2015

34. D. Doria, C. Scullion, L. Romagnani, F. Hanton, D. Gwynne, L. Fedeli, S. Kar, A. Macchi, P. McKenna, K. Naughton, A. Sgattoni, D. Symes, M. Zepf, and M. Borghesi, Ion acceleration from ultrathin foils: dependence on target thickness and laser polarization, 42nd EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, 22 - 26 June 2015

33. Pablo G. Cirrone, Valentina Scuderi, Giacomo Cuttone, Francesco P. Romano, Marco Borghesi, Giacomo Candiano, Domenico Doria, Georg Korn, Dario Giove, Tiziana Licciardello, Mario Maggiore, Rosanna Manna, Lorenzo Manti, Valentina Marchese, Daniele Margarone, Giuliana Miluzzo, Agatino Musumarra, Francesca M. Perozziello, Pietro Pisciotta, Francesco Schillaci, Antonella Tramontana, Innovative beam transport solutions and dosimetry for laser-driven ion beams, SPIE 2015 International Symposium on Optics + Optoelectronics 2015, Prague (Cz), 13-16 April 2015

32. Fiona M. Hanton, Domenico Doria, Deborah Gywnne, Clare Scullion, Kealan Naughton, Pankaj Chaudhary, Lorenzo Romagnani, Satyabrata Kar, Giuseppe Schettino, Paul Mckenna, Kevin M. Prise, Marco Borghesi, DNA repair dynamics following irradiation using laser-driven ion beams with ultra-high dose rates, SPIE 2015 International Symposium on Optics + Optoelectronics 2015, Prague (Cz), 13-16 April 2015

31. M. Borghesi, P. McKenna, K. Prise, Z. Najmudin, D. Neely, S. Kar, M. Zepf, Ion acceleration development towards medical applications: current status of the A-Sail project, SPIE 2015 International Symposium on Optics + Optoelectronics 2015, Prague (Cz), 13-16 April 2015

30. Martin King, Haydn W. Powell, Ross J. Gray, David A. Maclellan, Bruno Gonzalez-Izquierdo, Luca C. Stockhausen, George Hicks, Nicholas P. Dover, Dean R. Rusby, David C. Carroll, Ricardo Torres, Satyabrata Kar, Zulfikar Najmudin, Marco Borghesi, David Neely, Paul McKenna, Laser propagation effects on ion acceleration in near-critical density plasma, SPIE 2015 International Symposium on Optics + Optoelectronics 2015, Prague (Cz), 13-16 April 2015

29. Remi Capdessus, Paul McKenna, Influence of the radiation reaction force on ultraintense laser driven ion acceleration in the classical radiation dominated regime, SPIE 2015 International Symposium on Optics + Optoelectronics 2015, Prague (Cz), 13-16 April 2015

28. Hamad Ahmed, Stayabrata Kar, Stephanie Brauckmann, Giada Cantono, Anna L. Giesecke, Fiona M. Hanton, Ciaran L. S. Lewis, Andrea Macchi, Kealan Naughton, Gagik Nersisyan, Alex P. L. Robinson, Oswald Willi, Matthew Zepf, Marco Borghesi, Simultaneous focussing and post-acceleration of laser accelerated proton beams, SPIE 2015 International Symposium on Optics + Optoelectronics 2015, Prague (Cz), 13-16 April 2015 

27. Graeme G. Scott, Optimisation of plasma mirror reflectivity and optical quality using double laser pulses, SPIE 2015 International Symposium on Optics + Optoelectronics 2015, Prague (Cz), 13-16 April 2015 

26. Paul McKenna, David A. MacLellan, David C. Carroll, Ross J. Gray, Alex P. L. Robinson, Michael Desjarlais, Haydn W. Powell, Nicola Booth, Graeme G. Scott, Matthias Burza, Xiaohui Yuan, David Neely, Claes-Goran Wahlstrom, Low-temperature resistivity effects on fast electron transport in solids, SPIE 2015 International Symposium on Optics + Optoelectronics 2015, Prague (Cz), 13-16 April 2015

25. Ross J. Gray, David A. MacLellan, Bruno Gonzalez-Izquierdo, Haydn W. Powell, David C. Carroll, Christopher D. Murphy, Luca C. Stockhausen, Dean R. Rusby, Graeme G. Scott, Robbie Wilson, Nicola Booth, Daniel R. Symes, Steven J. Hawkes, Ricardo Torres, Marco Borghesi, David Neely, Paul McKenna, Investigation of collective electron dynamics in relativistically transparent laser-foil interactions, SPIE 2015 International Symposium on Optics + Optoelectronics 2015, Prague (Cz), 13-16 April 2015

24. Marco Borghesi, Recent development and future perspectives in laser-driven ion acceleration (Invited Paper), SPIE 2015 International Symposium on Optics + Optoelectronics 2015, Prague (Cz), 13-16 April 2015 

23. Rachel J. Dance, Ross J. Gray, David A. MacLellan, Nicholas M. H. Butler, Dean R. Rusby, Graeme G. Scott, David Neely, Alex P. L. Robinson, Bernhard Zielbauer, Vincent Bagnoud, Paul McKenna, Influence of lattice structure on fast electron transport in layered solid targets, SPIE 2015 International Symposium on Optics + Optoelectronics 2015, Prague (Cz), 13-16 April 2015

 

2014

22. G. Hicks, H. Ahmed,N. Dover, J. Fernandez-Tobias, R. Heathcote, S. Kar, C. Kreuzer, D. MacLellan, I. Musgrave, H. Nakamura, M. Notley, W. Shaikh, M. Streeter, M. Borghesi, P. McKenna, D. Neely, J. Schreiber, M. Zepf, Z. Najmudin, Energetic ion beams from ultra thin relativistic transparent targets, 56th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, Louisiana, New Orleans,  October 27–31, 2014

21. R.Gray, D.A. MacLellan, B. Gonzalez-Izquierdo, H.W. Powell, D.C. Carroll, C.D. Murphy, L.C. Stockhausen, D.R. Rusby, G.G. Scott, R. Wilson, N. Booth, D.R. Symes, S.J. Hawkes, R. Torres, M. Borghesi, D. Neely, P. McKenna, Investigation of collective electron dynamics in relativistically transparent laser-foil interactions, 56th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, Louisiana, New Orleans,  October 27–31, 2014

20. J. Yu, N.P. Dover, X. Jin, B. Li, A.E. Dangor, Z. Najmudin, Hole-boring radiation pressure proton acceleration at high intensity in near-critical density targets, 56th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, Louisiana, New Orleans,  October 27–31, 2014 

19. S. Kar et al., Simultaneous focussing, energy selection and post-acceleration of laser-driven proton beam, International Conference on Ultrahigh Intensity Lasers 2014, GOA , India, 12-17 Oct 2014

18. D. Neely, Development needs for laser driven ions, 13th International workshop on fast Ignition, Oxford, UK, 14-18th Sep 2014

17. H. Ahmed, S. Kar, S. Brauckmann, A. P. L. Robinson, F. Hanton, K. Naughton, G. Nersisyan, O. Willi, C. L. S. Lewis, M. Zepf and M. Borghesi, Ultrafast propagation of a charge pulse generated during intense laser solid interaction, 33rd European Conference on Laser interaction with Matter, Paris, 31 August- 5 September 2014

16. G. G. Scott, V. Bagnoud, C. Brabetz, R. J. Clarke, J.S. Green, R. I. Heathcote, H. W. Powell, M. Roth, F. Wagner, B. Zielbauer, P. McKenna and D. Neely, Plasma mirror lifetime in the double pulse regime and its applications to laser driven ion acceleration, 33rd European Conference on Laser interaction with Matter, Paris, 31 August- 5 September 2014

15. C.M. Brenner, A.P.L. Robinson, K. Markey, R.H.H. Scott, R.J. Gray, M. Rosinski, O. Deppert, J. Badziak, D. Batani, , J.R. Davies, S.M. Hassan, K.L. Lancaster, K. Li, I.O. Musgrave, P.A. Norreys, J. Pasley, M. Roth, H.-P. Schlenvoigt, C. Spindloe, M. Tatarakis, T. Winstone, J. Wolowski, L.A. Wilson, D. Wyatt, M. Borghesi, R. Deas, R. Gloromaina, R. Moss, J Green, H. Sandman, B. Gonzalez-Izquierdo, J. Wood, A. Green, P. McKenna and D. Neely, Optical control of laser-driven radiation sources with applications focus, 33rd European Conference on Laser interaction with Matter, Paris, 31 August- 5 September 2014

14. P. McKenna, R.J. Gray, D.A. MacLellan, B. Gonzalez-Izquierdo, H.W. Powell, D.C. Carroll, C.D. Murphy, L.C. Stockhausen, D.R. Rusby, G.G. Scott, R. Wilson, N. Booth, D.R. Symes, S.J. Hawkes, R. Torres, M. Borghesi and D. Neely, Collective electron and ion dynamics in relativistically transparent ultraintense laser-foil interactions, 33rd European Conference on Laser interaction with Matter, Paris, 31 August- 5 September 2014

13. R. Capdessus and P. McKenna, Role of radiation reaction in ion acceleration in the relativistic self-induced transparency regime, 33rd European Conference on Laser interaction with Matter, Paris, 31 August- 5 September 2014

12. R.Gray  D.A. MacLellan, B. Gonzalez-Izquierdo, H.W. Powell, D.C. Carroll, C.D. Murphy, L.C. Stockhausen, D.R. Rusby, G.G. Scott, R. Wilson, N. Booth, D.R. Symes, S.J. Hawkes, R. Torres, M. Borghesi, D. Neely, P. McKenna, Investigation of collective electron dynamics in relativistically transparent laser-foil interactions, 41th European Physical Society Conference on Plasma Physics, Berlin, Germany, 23-27 June 2014

11. F. Hanton, D. Doria, D. Gywnne, S. Kar, C. Scullion, K. Naughton, P. Chaudhary, T. Marshall, G.Schettino , P.McKenna, M. Zepf, K.M.Prise,  M. Borghesi, Investigations into the radiobiological effects of laser driven ion beams, 41st IOP Plasma Physics conference, London, United Kingdom, 14-17 April 2014

10. N. Dover et alShockwave acceleration of ions from the interaction of C02 lasers with overdense gas jets, 41st IOP Plasma Physics conference, London, United Kingdom, 14-17 April 2014

9. R.Gray, D.A. MacLellan, B. Gonzalez-Izquierdo, H.W. Powell, D.C. Carroll, C.D. Murphy, L.C. Stockhausen, D.R. Rusby, G.G. Scott, R. Wilson, N. Booth, D.R. Symes, S.J. Hawkes, R. Torres, M. Borghesi, D. Neely, P. McKenna, Investigation of collective electron dynamics in relativistically transparent laser-foil interactions, 41st IOP Plasma Physics conference, London, United Kingdom 14-17 April 2014

8. D.Gwynne, F. Hanton, D. Doria, D. Gywnne, S. Kar, C. Scullion, K. Naughton, P. Chaudhary, T. Marshall, G. Schettino , P. McKenna, M. Zepf, K. M. Prise,  M. Borghesi, DNA repair dynamics following laser-ion irradiation at ultra-high dose rates, HPLSCITECH Workshop, Glasgow, 3-4 April 2014

7. C.M.Brenner et al, High energy conversion efficiency in laser-proton acceleration by controlling laser-energy deposition onto thin foil targets, HPLSCITECH Workshop, Glasgow, 3-4 April 2014

6. C. Scullion, et al, Polarization Dependence of ion acceleration, Women in Physics Ireland, Belfast 19 March 2014

 

2013

5. O. Tresca, N. Dover, N. Cook, C. Maharjan, Z. Najmudin, M. Polyanskiy, P. Shkolnikov, I.Pogorelsky, Shock driven acceleration of impurity free ion beam using low density targets, 55th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, Denver, USA, November 11–15, 2013

4. D. Neely, Laser driven ion beam developments in the UK, Chinese academy of sciences, Institute of Physics,Beijing, China, 31st Oct 2013   

3. F. Hanton, D. Doria, D. Gywnne, S. Kar, C. Scullion, K. Naughton, P. Chaudhary, T. Marshall, G. Schettino , P. McKenna, M. Zepf, K. M. Prise,  M. Borghesi, DNA repair dynamics following ion irradiation at ultra-high dose rates from laser-driven accelerators, Microbeam Workshop: Microbeam probes of cellular radiation response, Bordeaux, France, 3-4 October 2013.

2. A. Green, S. Kar, H. Ahmed, M. Borghesi, J. Alvarez, M. Cerchez, R. Clarke, D. Doria, S.Dorkings, J. Fernandez, P. McKenna, K. Naughton, D. Neely, C. Peth, H. Powell, P. Norreys, O. Willi, Observation of beamed neutrons employing high power laser driven ions in a beam fusion scenario,  Photonics Ireland 2013, Belfast, 4-6 September 2013

1. D. Neely, Laser driven ion beam and X-rays detector developments, Laserlab workshop, Saclay 2nd Jul 2013, France