Publications 2013 - 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. Plasmas21, 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)



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 Beams,  31,  475-480 (2013)

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