Conferences

List of Plenary/Review Talks:
  • 'Laser-driven high-energy ion beams: state-of-the-art and application requirements',(Review)M. Borghesi et. al., International Workshop on Plasma Shocks and Particle Acceleration, Osaka (Japan), 24-26 January 2008.
  • 'Laser-driven proton acceleration: source optimization and perspectives for application',(Plenary) M. Borghesi et. al., 35th EPS Plasma Physics Conference, Hersonissos (Greece), 9-13 June 2008.
  • 'Laser acceleration of protons and ions', M. Zepf et. al., Advanced Accelerator Conference (AAC08), Berkeley 2008.
List of Invited Talks:  
  • D. Neely et. al., Franco–British seminar on the future of cancer treatment , Paris 2008.
  • 'Relativistic current dynamics investigations by proton  probing'M. Borghesi et. al., Second International Symposium on  Laser-Driven Relativistic Plasmas  Applied to Science, Industry  and Medicine, Kizugawa, Kyoto, Japan, 19-23 January 2009.
  • 'Recent ion acceleration results using the Astra-Gemini and Vulcan lasers' , D.C. Carroll et. al., Transregio-18 Meeting, Berlin, 2009.
  • 'Ion acceleration driven by picosecond petawatt laser pulses: application to fast ignition physics'P. McKenna et. al., COULOMB'09 Ion Acceleration with high Power Lasers: Physics and Applications, Senigallia (AN), (Italy), June 15 – 18 2009.
  • 'Spectral control of laser  accelerated ion beams', D. Neely et. al., COULOMB'09 Ion Acceleration with high Power Lasers: Physics and Applications, Senigallia (AN), (Italy), June 15 – 18 2009.
  • 'UK effort in laser-driven ion source development and applications'M. Borghesi et. al., COULOMB'09 Ion Acceleration with high Power Lasers: Physics and Applications, Senigallia (AN), (Italy), June 15 – 18 2009.
  • 'The LIBRA Project: Laser Induced Particle Sources'M. Borghesi et. al., BIR President's Conference 2009: Particle Therapy, Technology and Clinical Applications. Views of the Future of Radiotherapy, London 19-20 May 2009.
  • 'LIBRA (Laser Induced Beams of Radiation and their  Applications) – a UK-wide Basic Technology consortium', M. Borghesi et. al., Second International Symposium on  Laser-Driven Relativistic Plasmas  Applied to Science, Industry  and Medicine, Kizugawa, Kyoto, Japan, 19-23 January 2009.
  • 'Characterization and control of ion sources from ultra-short high-intensity laser-foil interaction',S. Ter-Avetysian et. al, 36th EPS Plasma Physics Conference, Sofia (Bulgaria), 29 June -3 July 2009.
  • 'Ion acceleration with high intensity pulses for future applications'M. Borghesi et. al.,International Symposium on Ultrafast Laser Science (ISUILS8), Elounda (Crete, Greece), 3rd-7th October 2009.
  • 'PW-Laser-Ion acceleration from ultra-thin plasma slabs'J Schreiber et.al., ELI conference (LEI2009), Romania, 16-21 October 2009.
  • 'Ion acceleration with ultrashort, high-intensity laser pulses', M. Borghesi et. al., ELI conference (LEI2009), Romania, 16-21 October 2009. 
  • 'Progress in proton radiography for diagnosis of ICF-relevant plasmas'M. Borghesi et. al., 4th International Conference on the Frontiers of Plasma Physics and Technology, Kathmandu (Nepal), 6-10 April 2009.
  • 'Ion beams - advances in spectral and efficiency control', D. Neely et. al., ECLIM 2010.
  • 'Laser-driven accelerators - LIBRA', M. Borghesi, Half-Day Meeting on Proton Accelerator development in the UK, London, 12 April 2010.
  • 'Ultrafast Laser-driven proton acceleration: source optimization and perspectives for application', S. Ter-Avetisyan14th International Conference "Laser Optics 2010" , St Petersburg (Russia) 28 June-2 July 2010.
  • 'Lateral electron transport and ion acceleration in foil targets irradiated by ultraintense laser pulses', X.H. Yuan et. al., LaserLab Europe workshop 2010.      
  • 'Fast electron transport and ion acceleration in laser-irradiated solid targets'P. McKenna et. al., International conference on Laser-Optics, St Petersburg, Russia, 28 June-2 July 2010.
  • 'Investigations of fast electron transport and ion acceleration in dense plasma Source'P. McKenna, IOP National Plasma Physics Conference, 29 Mar-1 April 2010.
  • 'Ion beams - advances in spectral and efficiency control', D. Neely31st European Conference on Laser Interaction with Matter (ECLIM 2010) Budapest, Hungary, September 6-10 2010.
  • 'Effects of lattice structure on fast electron transport in solid targets'D CarrollIOP National Plasma Physics Conference, North Berwick, 4-7 April 2011.
  • 'Radiation pressure acceleration of ions in the ultraintense regime', M. BorghesiELI: Ultrarelativistic Laser-Matter Interactions and Petawatt Photonics (8080B), SPIE Optics and Optoelectronics 2011, Prague, 18-21 April 2011.
  • 'Narrow bandwidth ion spectra from radiation pressure acceleration', S. Kar5th International Conference on the Frontiers of Plasma Physics and Technology, Singapore, 18-22 April 2011.
  • 'Stable ion radiation pressure acceleration with intense laser pulses', B. QiaoEuropean Physical Society 38th Conference on Plasma Physics, Strasbourg, 27 June-1 July 2011.
  • 'Development of laser-driven ion sources and application to radiobiology', M. BorghesiCoulomb '11 conference: Optical Acceleration of Ions and Perspective for Biomedicine, Bologna, Italy, 4-5 November 2011.
  • 'Effects of lattice structure on fast electron transport in solids irradiated by ultraintense, picosecond laser pulses', P. McKennaAmerical Physical Society Department of Plasma Physics Annual Meeting 2011 - Salt Lake City, USA, 14-18 November 2011.
  • 'Employing laser-accelerated proton beams to diagnose high intensity laser-plasma interactions', G. SarriLight at Extreme Intensities (LEI 2011), Szeged Hungary, 14-18 November 2011.
  • 'Strong-field QED and Ion Acceleration Driven by Ultraintense Laser Pulses'Paul McKenna, Joined IZEST–Helmholtz Beamlines Workshop, GSI- Darmstadt, Germany, 23-25 April 2012.
  • 'Potential and Challenges of Radiation Pressure Acceleration'Matthew Zepf, Joined IZEST–Helmholtz Beamlines Workshop, GSI- Darmstadt, Germany, 23-25 April 2012.
List of Invited talks in Schools/Meetings 
  • D. Neely et. al., Mayneord Philips Summer School, Oxford, 6-10 July 2009.
  • 'Laser-driven ion acceleration and applications', M. Borghesi et. al., Summer College on Plasma Physics, ICTP, Trieste (Italy), 10-28 August 2009.
  • 'Proton radiography: studies of relativistic interactions and nonlinear dynamics', M. Borghesi et. al., Summer College on Plasma Physics, ICTP, Trieste (Italy), 10-28 August 2009.
  • 'Ion acceleration with lasers and applications, proton radiography', M. Borghesi et. al., PYLA (Plateforme de Formation aux métiers du Laser en Environnement Contrôlé), Bordeaux University, 21-25 September 2009.
List of Contributed Talks:
  • 'Laser-driven proton acceleration: Tomographic reconstruction of laser driven proton source or “Proton source Tomography”'S. Ter-Avetysian et. al, 30th European Conference on Laser Interaction with Matter,Darmstadt, August 31 – September 5, 2008.
  • 'High repetition rate laser systems: targets, diagnostics and radiation protection'Leonida Gizzi, et al., The 2nd International Confernene on ultra-Intene Laser Interaction Science, Frascati, Italy, 24 May 2009.
  • 'Dynamic control and enhancement of laser-accelerated protons using multiple laser pulses', D.C. Carroll et. al, COULOMB'09 Ion Acceleration with high Power Lasers: Physics and Applications, Senigallia (AN), (Italy), June 15 – 18 2009.
  • 'Enhanced ion acceleration using high contrast laser pulses on the Astra Laser system', P S Foster, C Brenner, M Borghesi, F Cameron1, D C Carroll, N Dover, P Gallegos, J Green, P McKenna, Z Najmudin, D Neely, D Neville, C Palmer, R Pattathil, R Prasad, K Quinn, A Robinson, L Romagnani, C Spindloe, M Streeter , S Ter-Avetisyan, O Tresca and M Zepf, COULOMB'09 Ion Acceleration with high Power Lasers: Physics and Applications, Senigallia (AN), (Italy), June 15–18 2009.
  • 'Characterization and control of ion sources from ultra-short high-intensity laser-foil interaction'S. Ter-Avetisyan36th European Physical Society Conference on Plasma Physics, Sophia, Bulgaria, 29 June-3 July 2009.
  • 'A study of levitation forces in MEMS devices'I. Sari, C. Cardwell and M. Kraft, 20th Micromechanics Europe Workshop, 20-22 September 2009, ID 117, Proceedings of MME 2009
  • 'Relative effectiveness of GafChromic film for low energy proton', D Kirby et. al., NEUDOS, Cape Town, South Africa, 12-16 October 2009.
  • 'Nuclear activation as detector of current for proton beam produced by laser',  F Fiorini et. al, NEUDOS, Cape Town, South Africa, 12-16 October 2009. 
  • 'Laser-driven ion acceleration and nuclear activation'P. McKenna et. al., ELI Nuclear Physics workshop, 1-2 Feb 2010.
  • 'Structured proton beams from nanometer scale targets and Proton acceleration by radiation pressure driven hole-boring shocks', C. PalmerIOP 37th Annual Conference on Plasma Physics, Windermere, 29 March-1 April 2010.
  • 'Carbon ion acceleration from thin foil targets irradiated by ultrashort, ultraintense Astra-Gemini laser pulses', D. CarrollIOP 37th Annual Conference on Plasma Physics, Windermere, 29 March-1 April 2010.
  • 'Control of Relativistic Electron Generation in High-Intensity Laser-Solid Interactions',S.Nagel, Anomalous Absorption Conference, Snowmass, Colorado, 13-18 June 2010.
  • 'First Experiments on Laser Acceleration of Protons in Overdense Gas Jets', C. Palmer, Advanced Accelerator Conference, Anapolis, USA, 13-19 June 2010.
  • 'Radiation pressure acceleration in the light-sail regime', M. ZepfEuropean Physical Society Plasma Physics conference, Dublin, 21-25 June 2010.
  • 'Laser-based ion acceleration: a short review of experimental evidences', S. Ter-Avetisyan31st European Conference on Laser Interaction with Matter, Budapest, Hungary, 6-10 September 2010.
  • 'Radiation pressure acceleration on Astra Gemini', P. Foster, ECLIM (European Conference on Laser interaction with Matter), Darmstadt, Germany, 6-10 September 2010.
  • 'Levitation and Propulsion of Microscale Targets', I. SariSTFC 3rd European Target Fabrication Workshop Oxford, 29 Sep-1 Oct 2011.
  • 'Observation of radiation pressure driven Rayleigh-Taylor instability', C. Palmer, American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics, Chicago, 8-12 Nov 2010.
  • 'Monoenergetic proton beams accelerated by radiation pressure driven shocks', Z. Najmudin, American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics, Chicago, 8-12 Nov 2010.
  • 'Novel features from laser driven water sub-micron droplets'S. Ter-Avetisyan, Institute of Physics, Annual Conference on Plasma Phsyics, North Berwick, 4-8 April 2011.
  • 'Optical control of laser driven ion acceleration using the double pulse technique in the thin foil regime'Ceri Brenner, Institute of Physics, Annual Conference on Plasma Phsyics, North Berwick, 4-8 April 2011.
  • 'Enhanced proton beam collimation in the ultra-intense short pulse regime', J. GreenIOP 38th Conference on Plasma Physics, North Berwick, 4-8 April 2011.
  • 'High-dose cellular irradiation with short bursts of laser-accelerated ions'K. F. Kakolee, Institute of Physics, Annual Conference on Plasma Phsyics, North Berwick, 4-8 April 2011.
  • 'Key conditions for stable ion radiation pressure acceleration by circularly polarized laser pulses'Bin Qiao et al., Laser Acceleration of Electrons, Protons, and Ions; and Medical Applications of Laser-Generated Secondary Sources of Radiation and Particles, Prague, 18 April 2011.
  • '????Enhanced proton beam collimation in the ultra-intense short pulse regime'J. GreenSPIE Optics and Optoelectronics Europe meeting, Prague, 18-20 April 2011.
  • 'Optical control of laser driven ion acceleration using multiple pulses'C. Brenner, SPIE Optics and Optoelectronics Europe meeting, Prague, 18-20 April 2011.
  • 'Key conditions for stable ion radiation pressure acceleration by circularly polarized laser pulses at moderate intensities'B. Qiao, SPIE Optics and Optoelectronics Europe meeting, Prague, 18-20 April 2011.
  • 'Cell irradiation experiment using laser driven protons at ultra high dose rate'K. F. Kakolee, 38th European Physical Conference, Strasburg, France, 27 June–1 July 2011.
  • 'Parametric scans of HB and LS-RPA regimes employing Petawatt laser'S. Kar, 38th European Physical Conference, Strasburg, France, 27 June–1 July 2011.
  • 'MeV energy negative ion source from ultra-intense laser-matter interaction', S. Ter-Avetisyan14th International Conference on Ion Sources, Giardini Naxos, Italy, 12-16 September 2011.
  • 'Ion acceleration with a picosecond CO2 laser', I. Pogorelsky, American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics Annual Meeting, Atlanta GA, 2-6 Nov 2011.
  • 'Biological cell irradiation at ultrahigh dose rate employing laser driven protons', D. DoriaLEI 2011 Conference, Szeged, Hungary, 14-18 November 2011.
List of Contributed talks in Schools/Meetings
List of Poster presentations:
  • 'Energy spectra of protons generated from solid targets'Charlotte Palmer, 35th IoP Annual Conference of Plasma Physics, London, 1-4 April 2008.
  • 'Ultimate control of laser accelerated charged particles: first demonstration of collimation and monochromatisation of a laser accelerated proton burst',  S. Ter-Avetysian et. al, 35th EPS Plasma Physics Conference, Hersonissos (Greece), 9-13 June 2008.
  • 'A Study of Levitation Forces in MEMS Devices'Ibrahim Sari, MME2009, Toulouse, 20-22 September 2009.
  • 'GafChromic film spectroscopy of a laser-accelerated proton beam: a dose to water, Monte Carlo approach', D. Kirby, S. Green, F. Fiorini, L. Romagnani, M. Borghesi, S. Kar, D. Doria, PTCOG 48. Meeting of the Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group. Heidelberg, 28 September-3 October 2009. 
  • 'Calibration of Thomson parabola – MCP assembly for multi-MeV ion spectroscopy', R. Prasad, D. Doria, P. Foster, K. Quinn, L. Romagnani, S. Ter-Avetisyan, P. Gallegos, D. Carroll, O. Tresca, C. Palmer, J. Schreiber, D. Neely, Z. Najmudin, P. McKenna, M. Zepf, and M. Borghesi, 1st International Conference on Frontiers in Diagnostic Technologies, 24-27 November 2009.
  • 'Ion diagnostics for laser plasma experiments', S. Ter-Avetisyan, L. Romagnani, M. Borghesi, M. Schnürer, P.V. Nickles, 1st International Conference on Frontiers in Diagnostic Technologies, 24-27 November 2009.
  • 'Optical control of ion acceleration', C. Brenner et. al., Christmas Meeting of the High Power Laser Science Community, Abingdon, 16-18 Dec 2009.
  • 'Simulations of Radiation Pressure Acceleration of Ultrathin Targets with Realistic Laser Pulses',  N. Dover et. al., Christmas Meeting of the High Power Laser Science Community, Abingdon, 16-18 Dec 2009.
  • 'Ultra Intense Laser Interaction With Thin Foils And Quasi Collimated Plasma Jet Formation', K. F. Kakolee  et. al., Christmas Meeting of the High Power Laser Science Community, Abingdon, 16-18 Dec 2009.
  • 'Ion accelearation using the Gemini laser', O. Tresca  et. al., Christmas Meeting of the High Power Laser Science Community, Abingdon, 16-18 Dec 2009.
  • 'Simulations of Radiation Pressure Acceleration with a Realistic Laser Pulse'N. Dover37th IOP Annual Conference on Plasma Physics, Windermere, 29 March-1st April 2010.
  • 'A bright negative ion source from ultra-intense laser-matter interaction', B. Ramakrishnaposter presentation at European Physical Society 37th Annual Conference on Plasma Physics, Dublin, 21-25 June 2010.
  • 'On acceleration and plasma jet evolution from submicron foils irradiated by ultraintense (> 10^20 W/cm^2) 700 fs laser pulses'K. F. KakoleeEuropean Physical Society 37th Conference on Plasma Physics, Dublin, 21-25 June 2010.
  • 'Ion acceleration from ultrathin foils on ASTRA-GEMINI laser with 50 fs, 10^21 W/cm^2 pulses'R. PrasadEuropean Physical Society 37th Conference on Plasma Physics, Dublin, 21-25 June 2010.
  • 'A Full Wafer Dicing Free Dry Release Process for MEMS Devices', I. Sari, poster presentation at Eurosensors XXIV, Linz, 5-8 September 2010.
  • 'Radiobiology Using Laser Driven Protons', K. F. Kakolee52nd American Physical Society Conference, Chicago, 8- 12 November 2010.
  • 'A micro electrostatic linear accelerator based on electromagnetic levitation'I. SariTransducers 11, Beijing, 5-9 June 2011.
  • 'Observation and characterization of laser driven shock waves in tenuous plasma', H. AhmedEuropean Physical Society 38th Annual Conference in Plasma Physics, Strasbourg, 27 June-2 July 2011.
  • 'MeV energy negative ion source from ultra-intense laser-matter interaction'S. Ter-Avetisyan30th ICPIG, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 28 August-2 Sep 2011.
  • 'Biological effects on cancer cells of ultra-short burst of laser driven protons'D. Doria, 30th ICPIG, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 28 August-2 Sep 2011.
  • 'Fast ions and plasma jets Driven by Intense Laser Radiation Pressure'K. F. Kakolee, 30th ICPIG, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 28 August-2 Sep 2011.
  • 'Spatially resolved measurements of laser filamentation in conditions of relevance to Inertial Confinement Fusion'G. Sarri, 30th ICPIG, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 28 August-2 Sep 2011.
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