Publications

2017

71. 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., and Neely, D., Diagnosis of Weibel instability evolution in the rear surface density scale lengths of laser solid interactions via proton acceleration, New Journal of Physics, 19, doi: 10.1088/1367-2630/aa652c (2017)

70. Ahmed, H., Kar, S., Giesecke, A., Doria, D., Nersisyan, G., Willi, O., Lewis C. L. S., Borghesi M., Proton probing of laser-driven EM pulses travelling in helical coils, High Power Laser Science and Engineering, 5, doi: 10.1017/hpl.2016.47 (2017)

69. Bychenkov V., Singh P., Ahmed H., Kakolee K., Scullion C., Jeong T., Hadjisolomou P., Ter-Avetisyan S., Ion acceleration in electrostatic field of charged cavity created by ultra-short laser pulses of 1020–1021 W/cm2, Physics of Plasmas, 24 (1), p. 010704 (2017)

68. Milluzzo G., Scuderi V., Amico A., Borghesi M., Cirrone G., Cuttone G., Napoli M., Velyhan A., Laser-accelerated ion beam diagnostics with TOF detectors for the ELIMED beam line, Journal of Instrumentation, 12 (02), pp. C02025-C02025 (2017)

67. King M., Gray R., Powell H., Capdessus R., McKenna P., Energy exchange via multi-species streaming in laser-driven ion acceleration, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 59 (1), pp. 014003 (2017)

 

2016 

66. Brenner C., Mirfayzi S., Rusby D., Armstrong C., Alejo A., Wilson L., Clarke R., Neely D., Laser-driven x-ray and neutron source development for industrial applications of plasma accelerators, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 58 (1), p. 014039 (2016).

65. Dance, R. J., Butler, N. M. H., Gray, R. J., MacLellan, D. A., Rusby, D. R., Scott, G. G.Zielbauer, B., Bagnoud, V., Xu, H., Robinson, A. P. L., Desjarlais, M. P., Neely, D. & McKenna, P., Role of lattice structure and low temperature resistivity on fast electron beam filamentation in carbon, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 58, 1, p. 014027 (2016)

64. Dover N., Cook N., Tresca O., Ettlinger O., Maharjan C., Polyanskiy M., Shkolnikov P., Najmudin Z. Optical shaping of gas targets for laser–plasma ion sources. Journal of Plasma Physics, 82, 1 (2016).

63. Poole P. L., Krygier A., Cochran G. E., Foster P. S., Scott G. G., Wilson L. A., Bailey J., Schumacher D. W. Experiment and simulation of novel liquid crystal plasma mirrors for high contrast, intense laser pulses, Scientific Reports, 6, pp. 32041 (2016).

62. Jeong T., Singh P., Scullion C., Ahmed H., Kakolee K., Hadjisolomou P., Alejo A., Ter-Avetisyan S., (2016), Experimental evaluation of the response of micro-channel plate detector to ions with 10s of MeV energies, Review of Scientific Instruments, 87 (8), pp. 083301

61. Pogorelsky I., Babzien M., Ben-Zvi I., Polyanskiy M., Skaritka J., Tresca O., Dover N., Chen Y. (2016), Extending laser plasma accelerators into the mid-IR spectral domain with a next-generation ultra-fast CO2laser, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 58 (3), pp. 034003

60. Romano F., Schillaci F., Cirrone G., Cuttone G., Scuderi V., Allegra L., Amato A., Vignati A. (2016), The ELIMED transport and dosimetry beamline for laser-driven ion beams, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 829, pp. 153-158

59. Ahmed H., Kar S., Cantono G., Nersisyan G., Brauckmann S., Doria D., Gwynne D.., Borghesi M. (2016), Investigations of ultrafast charge dynamics in laser-irradiated targets by a self probing technique employing laser driven protons, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 829 pp. 172-175

58. Padda, H., King, M., Gray, R. J., Powell, H. W., Izquierdo, B., Stockhausen, L. C., Wilson, R., Carroll, D. C., Dance, R. J., MacLellan, D. A., Yuan, X. H., Butler, N. M. H., Capdessus, R., Borghesi, M., Neely, D. & McKenna, P., Intra-pulse transition between ion acceleration mechanisms in intense laser-foil interactions, Physics of Plasmas. 23, 6, 6 p., 063116

57. Mirfayzi, S. R., Alejo, A., Ahmed, H., Wilson, L. A., Ansell, S., Armstrong, C., Butler, N. M. H., Clarke, R. J., Higginson, A., Notley, M., Raspino, D., Rusby, D. R., Borghesi, M., Rhodes, N. J., McKenna, P., Neely, D., Brenner, C. M. & Kar, S., Detector for imaging and dosimetry of laser-driven epithermal neutrons by alpha conversion, Journal of Instrumentation, 11, Oct 2016

56. King, M., Gray, R. J., Powell, H. W., Capdessus, R. & McKenna, P., Energy exchange via multi-species streaming in laser-driven ion acceleration, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 59, 1 (2016).

55. Alejo, A., Kar, S., Tebartz, A., Ahmed, H., Astbury, S., Carroll, D. C., Ding, J., Doria, D., Higginson, A., McKenna, P., Neumann, N., Scott, G. G., Wagner, F., Roth, M. & Borghesi, M., High resolution Thomson Parabola Spectrometer for full spectral capture of multi-species ion beams, Review of Scientific Instruments, 87, 8, 6p., 083304

54. Alejo, A., Green, A., Ahmed, H., Robinson, A. P. L., Cerchez, M., Clarke, R., Doria, D. , Dorkings, S. , Fernandez, J., McKenna, P. , Mirfayzi, S. R., Naughton, K., Neely, D., Norreys, P., Peth, C., Powell, H., Ruiz, J. A., Swain, J., Willi, O., Borghesi, M., Kar, S., Numerical study of neutron beam divergence in a beam-fusion scenario employing laser driven ions, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 829, p. 176-180 5p (Special Issue)

53. King, M., Gray, R. J., Powell, H. W., Maclellan, D. A., Izquierdo, B., Stockhausen, L. C., Hicks, G. S., Dover, N. P., Rusby, D. R., Carroll, D. C., Padda, H., Torres, R., Kar, S., Clarke, R. J., Musgrave, I. O., Najmudin, Z., Borghesi, M., Neely, D. & Mckenna, P., Ion acceleration and plasma jet formation in ultra-thin foils undergoing expansion and relativistic transparency, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 829, p. 163-166 4p (Special Issue)

52. Gonzalez-Izquierdo, B., King, M., Gray, R. J., Wilson, R., Dance, R. J., Powell, H., MacLellan, D. A., McCreadie, J., Butler, N. M. H., Hawkes, S., Green, J. S., Murphy, C. D., Stockhausen, L. C., Carroll, D. C., Booth, N., Scott, G. G., Borghesi, M., Neely, D. & McKenna, P., Towards optical polarization control of laser-driven proton acceleration in foils undergoing relativistic transparency, Nature Communications, 7, 10 p., 12891

51. Gonzalez-Izquierdo, B., Gray, R. J., King, M., Wilson, R., Dance, R. J., Powell, H., MacLellan, D. A., McCreadie, J., Butler, N. M. H., Hawkes, S., Green, J. S., Murphy, C. D., Stockhausen, L. C., Carroll, D. C., Booth, N., Scott, G. G., Borghesi, M., Neely, D. & McKenna, P., Influence of laser polarization on collective electron dynamics in ultraintense laser-foil interactions, High Power Laser Science and Engineering. 4, 7 p., e33, 2016

50. Scullion, C., Doria, D., Romagnani, L., Ahmed, H., Alejo, A., Ettlinger, O. C., Gray, R. J., Green, J., Hicks, G. S., Jung, D., Naughton, K., Padda, H., Poder, K., Scott, G.G., Symes, D.R., Kar, S., McKenna, P., Najmudin, Z., Neely, D., Zepf, M., and Borghesi, M., Angularly resolved characterization of ion beams from laser-ultrathin foilinteractions, Journal of Instrumentation, 11, C09020 (2016)

49. Kar, S., Green, A., Alejo, A., Ahmed, H., Robinson, A. P. L., Cerchez, M., Clarke, R., Doria, D., Dorkings, S., Fernandez, J., Mirfayzi, S. R., McKenna, P., Naughton, K., Neely, D., Norreys, P., Peth, C., Ruiz, J. A., Swain, J., Willi, O., Borghesi, M., Beamed neutron source generation employing laser driven light ions in a beam-fusion scenario New J. Phys. 18, 053002 (2016)

48. Kar, S., Ahmed, H., Prasad, R., Cerchez, M., Brauckmann, S., Aurand, B., Cantono, G., Hadjisolomou, P., Lewis, C. L. S., Macchi, A., Nersisyan, G., Robinson, A. P. L., Schroer, A. M., Swantusch, M., Zepf, M., Willi, O., Borghesi, M., Guided post-acceleration of laser-driven ions by a miniature modular structure, Nature Communications, 7, 10792 (2016)

47. Dromey, B., Coughlan, M.,  Senje, L., Taylor, M., Kuschel, S., Villagomez-Bernabe, B., Stefanuik,R., Nersisyan, G., Borghesi, M., Currell,F., Riley, D, Jung, D., Wahlström, C.-G., Lewis, C. L. S., and Zepf, M., Picosecond metrology of laser-driven ion bursts, Nature Communications, 7, 10642 (2016)

46. Ter-Avetisyan, S., Braenzel, J., Schnürer, M., Prasad, R., Borghesi, M., Jequier, S., and Tikhonchuk, V., New source of MeV negative ion and neutral atom beams, Rev. Sci. Instr., 87, 02B134 (2016)

45. Wilson, R., King, M., Gray, R. J., Carroll, D. C., Dance, R. J., Armstrong, C., Hawkes, S. J., Clarke, R. J., Robertson, D. J., Neely, D., and McKenna, P., Ellipsoidal plasma mirror focusing of high power laser pulses to ultra-high intensities, Physics of Plasmas 23, 033106 (2016); doi: 10.1063/1.4943200

44. Chaudhary, P., Gwynne, D., Doria, D., Romagnani, L., Maiorino, C., Padda, H., Alejo, A., Booth, N., Carroll, D., Kar, S., McKenna, P., Borghesi, M., Prise, K. M., Laser accelerated ultra high dose rate protons induced DNA damage under hypoxic conditions, Radiotherapy and Oncology, 118, S24-S25 (2016)

43. Prise, K. M., Marshall, T. I., Chaudhary, P., Michaelidesová, A., Vachelová, J., Davídková, M., Vondráček, V., Schettino, G., Investigating the impact of a variable RBE on proton dose fractionation across an actively scanned spread-out Bragg peak, Radiotherapy and Oncology, 118, S87-S88 (2016)

42. Candiano, G., Amico, A., Borghesi, M., Cirrone, G.A.P., Cuttone, G., Doria, D., La Rosa, G., Leanza, R., Manna, R., Manti, L., Marchese, V., Milluzzo, G., Perozziello, F., Petringa, G., Pipek, I., Romagnani, L., Romano, F., Schillaci, F., Scuderi, V., Tramontana, A., Innovative approaches in the dosimetry of laser-driven proton beams for future hadrontherapy applications, Physica Medica, 32, e9, (2016)

41. Gonzalez-Izquierdo, B., Gray, R. J., King, M., Dance, R. J., Wilson, R., McCreadie, J., Butler, N., Capdessus, R., Hawkes, S., Green, A., Borghesi, M., Neely, D., McKenna, P.,  Optically controlled dense current structures driven by relativistic plasma aperture-induced diffraction, Nature Physics12, doi:10.1038/nphys3613 (2016)

40.  Dover, N. P., Palmer, C., Streeter, M., Ahmed, H., Albertazzi, B., Borghesi, M., Carroll, D., Fuchs, J., Heathcote, R., Hilz, P., Buffered high charge spectrally-peaked proton beams in the relativistic-transparency regime, New Journal of Physics, 18, 013038 (2016)

 

2015

39. D. Doria, S. Kar, H. Ahmed, A. Alejo, J. Fernandez, M. Cerchez, R. J., Gray, F. Hanton, D. A. MacLellan, P. McKenna, Z. Najmudin, D. Neely, L. Romagnani, J. A. Ruiz, G. Sarri, C. Scullion, M. Streeter, M. Swantusch, O. Willi, M. Zepf, M. Borghesi, 2015, Calibration of BAS-TR image plate response to high energy (3-300 MeV) carbon ions Review of Scientific Instruments, vol 86, no. 12, 123302. DOI: 10.1063/1.4935582

38. M. Kanasaki, S. Jinno, H. Sakaki, A. Faenov, T. Pikuz, M. Nishiuchi, H. Kiriyama, M. Kando, A. Sugiyama, K. Kondo, R. Matsui, Y. Kishimoto, K. Morishima, Y. Watanabe, C. Scullion, A. G. Smyth, A. Alejo, D. Doria, S. Kar, M. Borghesi, K. Oda, T. Yamauchi, & Y. Fukuda, Observation of the inhomogeneous spatial distribution of MeV ions accelerated by the hydrodynamic ambipolar expansion of clusters, Radiation Measurements 

37. D. Rusby, L. Wilson, R. Gray, R. Dance, N. Butler, D. MacLellan, G. Scott, V. Bagnoud, B. Zielbauer B, P. McKenna, Measurement of the angle, temperature and flux of fast electrons emitted from intense laser–solid interactions, Journal of Plasma Physics, 81, 5 (2015)

36. B. Albertazzi, S. Chen, P. Antici, J Böker, M. Borghesi, J. Breil, V. Dervieux, J. Feugeas, L. Lancia, M. Nakatsutsumi, Dynamics and structure of self-generated magnetics fields on solids following high contrast, high intensity laser irradiation, Physics of Plasmas , 22, 12, p. 123108 (2015)

35. O. Tresca, N. P. Dover, N. Cook, C. Maharjan, M. N. Polyanskiy, Z. Najmudin, P. Shkolnikov, I. Pogorelsky, Spectral Modification of Shock Accelerated Ions Using a Hydrodynamically Shaped Gas Target, Phys. Rev. Lett., 115, 094802 (2015)

34. J. H. Bin, W. J. Ma, H. Y. Wang, M. J. V.Streeter, C. Kreuzer, D. Kiefer, M. Yeung, S. Cousens, P. S. Foster, B. Dromey, X. Q. Yan, R. Ramis, J. Meyer-ter-Vehn, M. Zepf, J. Schreiber, Ion Acceleration Using Relativistic Pulse Shaping in Near-Critical-Density Plasmas, Phys. Rev. Lett., 115, 064801 (2015)

33. R. Capdessus, P. McKenna, Influence of radiation reaction force on ultraintense laser-driven ion acceleration, Phys. Rev. E, 91, 5, 053105 (2015)

32. G. G. Scott, V. Bagnoud, C. Brabetz, R. J. Clarke, J. S. Green, R. I. Heathcote, H. W. Powell, B. Zielbauer, T. D. Arber, P. McKenna, D. Neely, Optimization of plasma mirror reflectivity and optical quality using double laser pulses, New Journal of Physics, 17, 033027 (2015)

31. Igor V.Pogorelsky, Ilan Ben-Zvi, John Skaritka, Markus Babzien, Mikhail N. Polyanskiy, Nicholas Dover, Zulfikar Najmudin, Wei Lu, DA Jaroszynski, New opportunities for strong-field LPI research in the mid-IR, Relativistic Plasma Waves and Particle Beams as Coherent and Incoherent Radiation Sources, Proceedings of SPIE, 9509, 95090P (2015)

30. Y.-H. Chen, M. H. Helle, A. Ting, D. F. Gordon, M. N. Polyanskiy, I. Pogorelsky, M. Babzien, Z. Najmudin, K. W. D. Ledingham, E. Esarey, K. Spohr, C. B. Schroeder, P. McKenna, F. J. Gruner, P. R. Bolton, Observation of monoenergetic protons from a near-critical gas target tailored by a hydrodynamic shock, SE Proceedings of SPIE, 9514, 95140C (2015)

29. Charlotte A. J. Palmer, Nicholas P. Dover, Igor Pogorelsky, Matthew J. V. Streeter, Zulfikar Najmudin, Manipulation of laser-generated energetic proton spectra in near critical density plasma, Journal of Plasma Physics, 81, 365810103 (2015)

28. X. L. Ge, X. X. Lin, X. H. Yuan, D. C. Carroll, R. J. Gray, T. P. Yu, O. Tresca, M. Chen, F. Liu, H. B. Zhou, B. Zielbauer, L. Zhao, D. Neely, Z. M. Sheng, Y. T. Li, P. McKenna, Directed fast electron beams in ultraintense picosecond laser irradiated solid targets, Applied Physics Letters, 107, 9, 091111 (2015)

27. D. P. Higginson, L. Vassura, M. M. Gugiu, P. Antici, M. Borghesi, S. Brauckmann, C. Diouf, A. Green, S. Kar, H. Petrascu, S. Sofia, O. Willi, S. Kar, F. Negoita, and J. Fuchs, Temporal narrowing of neutrons produced by high-intensity, short-pulse lasers, Phys. Rev. Lett. , 115, 054802 (2015)

26. S. R.  Mirfayzi, S.Kar, H. Ahmed, A. G. Krygier, A. J.  Green, A.  Alejo, R. J. Clarke, R.R. Freeman, J. Fuchs, D. Jung, A. Kleinschmidt, J. T. Morrison, Z. Najmudin, H. Nakamura, P. Norreys, M. Oliver, M. Roth, L. Vassura, M. Zepf, M. Borghesi, Calibration of Time Of Flight Detectors Using Laser-driven Neutron Source, Rev. Sci. Inst., 86, 073308 (2015) 

25. H. W. Powell, M. King, R. J. Gray, D. A. MacLellan, B. Gonzalez-Izquierdo, L. C. 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, P. McKenna, Proton acceleration enhanced by a plasma jet in expanding foils undergoing relativistic transparency, New J. Phys, 17, 103033 (2015)

25. A. G. Krygier, J. T. Morrison, S. Kar, H. Ahmed, A. Alejo, R. Clarke, J. Fuchs, A. Green, D. Jung, A. Kleinschmidt, Z. Najmudin, H. Nakamura, P. Norreys, M. Notley, M. Oliver, M. Roth, L. Vassura, M. Zepf, M. Borghesi, and R. R. Freeman, Selective Deuterium Ion Acceleration Using the Vulcan PW Laser, Phys. Plasmas 22, 053102 (2015)

24. B. Albertazzi, E. d’Humières, L. Lancia, V. Dervieux, P. Antici, J. Breil, J. Bocker, S. N. Chen, J. L. Feugeas, M. Nakatsutsumi, P. Nicolaï, L. Romagnani, R. Shepherd Y. Sentoku, M. Swantusch, V. T. Tikhonchuk, M. Borghesi, O. Willi, H. Pépin, J. Fuchs, A compact broadband ion beam focusing device based on laser-driven MG thermoelectric magnetic fields, Rev. Sci. Instr., 86, 043502 (2015)

23. P. McKenna, D. MacLellan, N. Butler, R. Dance, R. Gray, A. P. L. Robinson, D. Neely, & M. P. Desjarlais, Influence of low-temperature resistivity on fast electron transport in solids, Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion, 57, 064001 (2015)

22. X. Yang, H. Zhuo, Y. Ma, H. Xu, T.P. Yu, D. Zou, Z. Ge, Q. Zhu, F.  Shao, M. Borghesi, Effects of resistive magnetic field on fast electron divergence measured in experiments, Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion, 57, 025011 (2015)

 

2014

21. K.M. Prise, P. Chaudhary, T. Marshall, F.M. Perozziello, L. Manti, F.J. Currell, S.J. McMahon, J.N. Kavanagh, G.A.P. Cirrone, F. Romano, G. Schettino, RBE and DNA damage variation along monoenergetic and modulated Bragg peaks of a 62 MeV therapeutic protons beam, Radiotherapy and Oncology, 110, S79 (2014)

20. C. M. Brenner, P. McKenna, & D. Neely, Modelling the effect of laser focal spot size on sheath- accelerated protons in intense laser-foil interactions, Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion 56, 084003 (2014)

19. D. A. MacLellan, D. Carroll, R. Gray, A. P. L. Robinson, M. P. Desjarlais, D. Neely, & P. McKenna, Influence of laser-drive parameters on annular fast electron transport in silicon, Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion. 56, 084002 (2014)

18. D. MacLellan, D. Carroll, R. Gray, N. Booth, M. Burza, M. P. Desjarlais, F. Du, D. Neely, H. Powell, A. P. L. Robinson, G. G. Scott, X. Yuan, C-G. Wahlstrom, P. McKenna, Tunable Mega-Ampere Electron Current Propagation in Solids by Dynamic Control of Lattice Melt, Physical Review Letters, 113, 185001 (2014)

17. R. Gray, D. MacLellan, B. Gonzalez-Izquierdo, H. Powell, D. Carroll, C. Murphy, L. Stockhausen, D. Rusby, G. Scott, R. Wilson, N. Booth, D. Symes, S. Hawkes, R. Torres, M. Borghesi, P. McKenna, Azimuthal asymmetry in collective electron dynamics in relativistically transparent laser-foil interactions, New J. Phys., 16, 093027 (2014)

16. J. Green, N. Dover, M. Borghesi, C. Brenner, F. Cameron, D. Carroll, P. Foster, P. Gallegos, G. Gregori, P. McKenna, C. Murphy, Z. Najmudin, C. Palmer; R. Prasad; L. Romagnani, K. Quinn, J. Schreiber, M. Streeter, S. Ter-Avetisyan, O. Tresca, M. Zepf, D. Neely, Enhanced proton beam collimation in the ultra-intense short pulse regime, Plasma Phys, Control. Fusion, 56, 04001 (2014)

15. X. H. Yang, W. Yu, H. Xu, H. B. Zhuo, Y. Y. Ma, D. B. Zou, T. P. Yu, Z. Y. Ge, Y. Yin, F. Q. Shao, and M. Borghesi, Generation of high-energy-density ion bunches by ultraintense laser-cone-target Interaction, Phys. Plasmas, 21, 063105 (2014)

14. P. Bolton, M. Borghesi, C. Brenner, D. Carroll, C. de Martinis, A. Flaccoe, V. Floquet, J. Fuchs, P. Gallegos, D. Giove, J. S. Green, S. Green, B. Jones, D. Kirby, P. McKenna, D. Neely, F. Nuesslin, R. Prasad, S. Reinhardt, M. Roth, U. Schramm, G. G. Scott, S. Ter-Avetisyan, M. Tolley, G. Turchetti, J. J. Wilkens, Instrumentation for diagnostics and control of laser-accelerated proton (ion) beams, Physica Medica, Vol. 30, 255–270 (2014)

13. M. Borghesi, Laser-driven ion acceleration: state of the art and emerging mechanisms, Nuclear Instr. Methods A , 740, 6 (2014)

12. D. Gwynne, S. Kar, H. Ahmed, M. Borghesi, M. Cerchez, D. Doria, J. Fernandez, R. Gray, J. Green, F. Hanton, D. Maclellan, P. McKenna, Z. Najmudin, D. Neely, J.Ruiz, M. Streeter, M. Swantusch, O. Willi, and M. Zepf, Modified Thomson spectrometer design for high energy, multispecies ion sources, Rev. Sci. Instr., 85, 033304 (2014)

11. A. Alejo, S. Kar, H. Ahmed, A. Krygier, D. Doria, R. Clarke, J. Fernandez, R.R. Freeman, J. Fuchs, A. Green, J. Green, D. Jung, A. Kleinschmidt, C. Lewis, J. Morrison, Z. Najmudin, H. Nakamura, G. Nersisyan, P. Norreys, M. Notley, M. Oliver, M. Roth, J. Ruiz, L. Vassura, M. Zepf, and M.Borghesi, Characterisation of deuterium spectra from laser driven multispecies sources by employing differentially filtered image plate detectors in Thomson spectrometers, Rev. Sci. Instr., 85, 093303 (2014)

10. 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, D. Wyatt, P. McKenna, D. Neely, High energy conversion efficiency in laser-proton acceleration by controlling laser-energy deposition onto thin foil targets, Appl. Phys. Lett. 104, 081123 (2014).

9. J. Green, C. D. Murphy, N. Booth, R. Dance, R. Gray, D. MacLellan, P. McKenna, D. Rusby, L. Wilson, Single shot, temporally and spatially resolved measurements of fast electron dynamics using a chirped optical probe, Journal of Instrumentation,  9, P03003, (2014)

8. X. Yang, H. Xu, H. Zhuo, Y. Ma, F. Shao, Y. Yin and M. Borghesi, Effects of buried high-Z layers on fast electron propagation, Eur. Phys. J. D, 68, 30 (2014) 

7. X.H. Yuan, D. C. Carroll, J. J. Zheng, J. L. Liu, R. J. Gray, C. M.  Brenner, M. Coury, L. M.  Chen, Y. Fang, O. Tresca, B. Zielbauer, T. U. Kühl, Y. T. Li, D. Neely, Z-M. Sheng, P. McKenna, The influence of preformed plasma on the surface-guided lateral transport of energetic electrons in ultraintense short laser-foil interactions, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion,  56, (2014)

 

2013

6. D. MacLellan, D. Carroll, R. Gray, N. Booth, M. Burza, M. Desjarlais, F. Du, B. Gonzalez-Izquierdo, D. Neely, H. Powell, A. Robinson, D. Rusby, G. Scott, X. Yuan, C-G. Wahlstrom, P. McKenna, Annular fast electron transport in silicon arising from low-temperature resistivity, Physical Review Letters, 111,  095001 (2013)

5. M. Schnürer, F. Abicht, R. Prasad, M. Borghesi, G. Priebe, J. Bränzel, A. Andreev, P. V. Nickles, S. Jequier, V. Tikhonchuk and S. Ter-Avetisyan, Charge steering of laser plasma accelerated fast ions in a liquid spray - creation of MeV negative ion and neutral atom beams, Phys. Plasmas, 20, 113105 (2013)

4. S. Kar, K. F. Kakolee, M. Cerchez, D. Doria, P. McKenna, A. Macchi, D. Neely, J. Osterholz, K. Quinn,  B. Ramakrishna, G. Sarri, O. Willi, X. H. Yuan, M. Zepf, M. Borghesi, Experimental investigation of Hole Boring and Light Sail regimes of RPA by varying laser and target parameters, Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion, 55, 124030 (2013)

3. A. Macchi, A. Sgattoni, S. Sinigardi, M. Borghesi, M. Passoni, Advanced strategies for ion acceleration using high power lasers, Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion, 55, 124020 (2013)

2. D. A. Maclellan, D. C. Carroll, R. J. Gray, N. Booth, B. Gonzalez-Izquierdo, H. W. Powell, G. G. Scott, D. Neely, P. McKenna, Fast electron transport patterns in intense laser-irradiated solids diagnosed by modeling measured multi-MeV proton beams, Laser and Particle Beams31,  475-480 (2013)

1. A. Macchi, M. Borghesi and M. Passoni, Ion acceleration by superintense laser-plasma interaction, Rev. Mod. Phys., 85, 751 (2013)