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Professor Alec Thomas

  1. 2018
  2. Published

    General features of experiments on the dynamics of laser-driven electron–positron beams

    Warwick, J. R., Alejo, A., Dzelzainis, T., Schumaker, W., Doria, D., Romagnani, L., Poder, K., Cole, J. M., Yeung, M., Krushelnick, K., Mangles, S. P. D., Najmudin, Z., Samarin, G. M., Symes, D., Thomas, A. G. R., Borghesi, M. & Sarri, G., 12/11/2018, In : Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 909, p. 95-101 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  3. Published

    Angular streaking of betatron X-rays in a transverse density gradient laser-wakefield accelerator

    Ma, Y., Seipt, D., Dann, S. J. D., Streeter, M. J. V., Palmer, C. A. J., Willingale, L. & Thomas, A. G. R., 11/2018, In : Physics of Plasmas. 25, 11, 10 p., 113105.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  4. Published

    Theory of radiative electron polarization in strong laser fields

    Seipt, D., Del Sorbo, D., Ridgers, C. P. & Thomas, A. G. R., 20/08/2018, In : Physical review a. 98, 2, 19 p., 023417.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  5. Published

    Electron spin polarization in realistic trajectories around the magnetic node of two counter-propagating, circularly polarized, ultra-intense lasers

    Del Sorbo, D., Seipt, D., Thomas, A. G. R. & Ridgers, C. P., 13/04/2018, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 60, p. 1-8 8 p., 064003.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  6. Published

    Experimental Evidence of Radiation Reaction in the Collision of a High-Intensity Laser Pulse with a Laser-Wakefield Accelerated Electron Beam

    Cole, J. M., Behm, K. T., Gerstmayr, E., Blackburn, T. G., Wood, J. C., Baird, C. D., Duff, M. J., Harvey, C., Ilderton, A., Joglekar, A. S., Krushelnick, K., Kuschel, S., Marklund, M., McKenna, P., Murphy, C. D., Poder, K., Ridgers, C. P., Samarin, G. M., Sarri, G., Symes, D. R. & 5 othersThomas, A. G. R., Warwick, J., Zepf, M., Najmudin, Z. & Mangles, S. P. D., 7/02/2018, In : Physical Review X. 8, 1, 11 p., 011020.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  7. 2017
  8. Published

    Experimental Observation of a Current-Driven Instability in a Neutral Electron-Positron Beam

    Warwick, J., Dzelzainis, T., Dieckmann, M. E., Schumaker, W., Doria, D., Romagnani, L., Poder, K., Cole, J. M., Alejo, A., Yeung, M., Krushelnick, K., Mangles, S. P. D., Najmudin, Z., Reville, B., Samarin, G. M., Symes, D. D., Thomas, A. G. R., Borghesi, M. & Sarri, G., 3/11/2017, In : Physical review letters. 119, 18, 5 p., 185002.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  9. Published

    Spin polarization of electrons by ultraintense lasers

    Del Sorbo, D., Seipt, D., Blackburn, T. G., Thomas, A. G. R., Murphy, C. D., Kirk, J. G. & Ridgers, C. P., 11/10/2017, In : Physical review a. 96, 4, 5 p., 043407.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  10. Published

    Horizon 2020 EuPRAXIA design study

    Walker, P. A., Alesini, P. D., Alexandrova, A. S., Anania, M. P., Andreev, N. E., Andriyash, I., Aschikhin, A., Assmann, R. W., Audet, T., Bacci, A., Barna, I. F., Beaton, A., Beck, A., Beluze, A., Bernhard, A., Bielawski, S., Bisesto, F. G., Boedewadt, J., Brandi, F., Bringer, O. & 140 othersBrinkmann, R., Bründermann, E., Büscher, M., Bussmann, M., Bussolino, G. C., Chance, A., Chanteloup, J. C., Chen, M., Chiadroni, E., Cianchi, A., Clarke, J., Cole, J., Couprie, M. E., Croia, M., Cros, B., Dale, J., Dattoli, G., Delerue, N., Delferriere, O., Delinikolas, P., Dias, J., Dorda, U., Ertel, K., Ferran Pousa, A., Ferrario, M., Filippi, F., Fils, J., Fiorito, R., Fonseca, R. A., Galimberti, M., Gallo, A., Garzella, D., Gastinel, P., Giove, D., Giribono, A., Gizzi, L. A., Grüner, F. J., Habib, A. F., Haefner, L. C., Heinemann, T., Hidding, B., Holzer, B. J., Hooker, S. M., Hosokai, T., Irman, A., Jaroszynski, D. A., Jaster-Merz, S., Joshi, C., Kaluza, M. C., Kando, M., Karger, O. S., Karsch, S., Khazanov, E., Khikhlukha, D., Knetsch, A., Kocon, D., Koester, P., Kononenko, O., Korn, G., Kostyukov, I., Labate, L., Lechner, C., Leemans, W. P., Lehrach, A., Li, F. Y., Li, X., Libov, V., Lifschitz, A., Litvinenko, V., Lu, W., Maier, A. R., Malka, V., Manahan, G. G., Mangles, S. P. D., Marchetti, B., Marocchino, A., Martinez de la Ossa, A., Martins, J. L., Massimo, F., Mathieu, F., Maynard, G., Mehrling, T. J., Molodozhentsev, A. Y., Mosnier, A., Mostacci, A., Mueller, A. S., Najmudin, Z., Nghiem, P. A. P., Nguyen, F., Niknejadi, P., Osterhoff, J., Papadopoulos, D., Patrizi, B., Pattathil, R., Petrillo, V., Pocsai, M. A., Poder, K., Pompili, R., Pribyl, L., Pugacheva, D., Romeo, S., Rossi, A. R., Roussel, E., Sahai, A. A., Scherkl, P., Schramm, U., Schroeder, C. B., Schwindling, J., Scifo, J., Serafini, L., Sheng, Z. M., Silva, L. O., Silva, T., Simon, C., Sinha, U., Specka, A., Streeter, M. J. V., Svystun, E. N., Symes, D., Szwaj, C., Tauscher, G., Thomas, A. G. R., Thompson, N., Toci, G., Tomassini, P., Vaccarezza, C., Vannini, M., Vieira, J. M., Villa, F., Wahlström, C-G., Walczak, R., Weikum, M. K., Welsch, C. P., Wiemann, C., Wolfenden, J., Xia, G., Yabashi, M., Yu, L., Zhu, J. & Zigler, A., 20/09/2017, In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 874, 8 p., 012029.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  11. Published

    Enhancement of THz generation by feedback-optimized wavefront manipulation

    Hah, J., Jiang, W., He, Z-H., Nees, J. A., Hou, B., Thomas, A. G. R. & Krushelnick, K., 24/07/2017, In : Optics Express. 25, 15, p. 17271-17279 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  12. Published

    Heavy ion acceleration in the radiation pressure acceleration and breakout afterburner regimes

    Petrov, G. M., McGuffey, C., Thomas, A. G. R., Krushelnick, K. & Beg, F. N., 07/2017, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 59, 7, 11 p., 075003.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  13. Published

    Brilliant X-rays using a Two-Stage Plasma Insertion Device

    Holloway, J. A., Norreys, P. A., Thomas, A. G. R., Bartolini, R., Bingham, R., Nydell, J., Trines, R. M. G. M., Walker, R. & Wing, M., 21/06/2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 9 p., 3985.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  14. Published

    Enhanced laser absorption from radiation pressure in intense laser plasma interactions

    Dollar, F., Zulick, C., Raymond, A., Chvykov, V., Willingale, L., Yanovsky, V., Maksimchuk, A., Thomas, A. G. R. & Krushelnick, K., 6/06/2017, In : New Journal of Physics. 19, 9 p., 063014.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  15. Published

    Spectral and spatial characterisation of laser-driven positron beams

    Sarri, G., Warwick, J., Schumaker, W., Poder, K., Cole, J., Doria, D., Dzelzainis, T., Krushelnick, K., Kuschel, S., Mangles, S. P. D., Najmudin, Z., Romagnani, L., Samarin, G. M., Symes, D., Thomas, A. G. R., Yeung, M. & Zepf, M., 01/2017, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 59, 1, 7 p., 014015.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  16. 2016
  17. Published

    Acceleration of high charge-state target ions in high-intensity laser interactions with sub-micron targets

    McGuffey, C., Raymond, A., Batson, T., Hua, R., Petrov, G. M., Kim, J., Krauland, C. M., Maksimchuk, A., Thomas, A. G. R., Yanovsky, V., Krushelnick, K. & Beg, F. N., 17/11/2016, In : New Journal of Physics. 18, 11 p., 113032.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  18. Published

    Vlasov simulations of thermal plasma waves with relativistic phase velocity in a Lorentz boosted frame

    Thomas, A. G. R., 9/11/2016, In : Physical Review E. 94, 5, 11 p., 053204.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  19. Published

    Capturing structural dynamics in crystalline silicon using chirped electrons from a laser wakefield accelerator

    He, Z. -H., Nees, J. A., Krushelnick, K., Thomas, A. G. R. & Faure, J., 8/11/2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 8 p., 36224 .

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  20. Published

    High repetition-rate neutron generation by several-mJ, 35 fs pulses interacting with free-flowing D2O

    Hah, J., Petrov, G. M., Nees, J. A., He, Z-H., Hammig, M. D., Krushelnick, K. & Thomas, A. G. R., 4/10/2016, In : Applied Physics Letters. 109, 14, 4 p., 144102.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  21. Published

    Applications of laser wakefield accelerator-based light sources

    Albert, F. & Thomas, A. G. R., 10/2016, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 58, 10, 35 p., 103001.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

  22. Published

    Characterization of electrons and x-rays produced using chirped laser pulses in a laser wakefield accelerator

    Zhao, T. Z., Behm, K., He, Z-H., Maksimchuk, A., Nees, J. A., Yanovsky, V., Thomas, A. G. R. & Krushelnick, K., 10/2016, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 58, 10, 6 p., 105003.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  23. Published

    High-Flux Femtosecond X-Ray Emission from Controlled Generation of Annular Electron Beams in a Laser Wakefield Accelerator

    Zhao, T. Z., Behm, K., Dong, C. F., Davoine, X., Kalmykov, S. Y., Petrov, V., Chvykov, V., Cummings, P., Hou, B., Maksimchuk, A., Nees, J. A., Yanovsky, V., Thomas, A. G. R. & Krushelnick, K., 26/08/2016, In : Physical review letters. 117, 9, 5 p., 094801.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  24. Published

    Target surface area effects on hot electron dynamics from high intensity laser-plasma interactions

    Zulick, C., Raymond, A., McKelvey, A., Chvykov, V., Maksimchuk, A., Thomas, A. G. R., Willingale, L., Yanovsky, V. & Krushelnick, K., 15/06/2016, In : New Journal of Physics. 18, 7 p., 063020.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  25. Published

    Generation of heavy ion beams using femtosecond laser pulses in the target normal sheath acceleration and radiation pressure acceleration regimes

    Petrov, G. M., McGuffey, C., Thomas, A. G. R., Krushelnick, K. & Beg, F. N., 06/2016, In : Physics of Plasmas. 23, 6, 9 p., 063108.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  26. Published

    Ionization injection effects in x-ray spectra generated by betatron oscillations in a laser wakefield accelerator

    Behm, K. T., Zhao, T. Z., Cole, J. M., Maksimchuk, A., Mangles, S. P. D., Nees, J., Wood, J. C., Yanovsky, V., Krushelnick, K. & Thomas, A. G. R., 05/2016, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 58, 5, 8 p., 055012.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  27. Published

    Kinetic modeling of Nernst effect in magnetized hohlraums

    Joglekar, A. S., Ridgers, C. P., Kingham, R. J. & Thomas, A. G. R., 22/04/2016, In : Physical Review E. 93, 4, 5 p., 043206.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  28. Published

    Control of the configuration of multiple femtosecond filaments in air by adaptive wavefront manipulation

    Englesbe, A. C., He, Z., Nees, J. A., Thomas, A. G. R., Schmitt-Sody, A. & Krushelnick, K., 21/03/2016, In : Optics Express. 24, 6, p. 6071-6082 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  29. Published

    Proton acceleration from high-contrast short pulse lasers interacting with sub-micron thin foils

    Petrov, G. M., McGuffey, C., Thomas, A. G. R., Krushelnick, K. & Beg, F. N., 7/02/2016, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 119, 5, 5 p., 053302.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  30. Published

    The International Laser Plasma Accelerators Workshop 2015 (Guadeloupe, May 10–15)

    Malka, V., Lambert, G., Flacco, A. & Thomas, A. G. R., 22/01/2016, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 58, 3, 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  31. Published

    HIGH field physics and QED experiments at ELI-NP

    Turcu, I. C. E., Negoita, F., Jaroszynski, D. A., Mckenna, P., Balascuta, S., Ursescu, D., Dancus, I., Cernaianu, M. O., Tataru, M. V., Ghenuche, P., Stutman, D., Boianu, A., Risca, M., Toma, M., Petcu, C., Acbas, G., Yoffe, S. R., Noble, A., Ersfeld, B., Brunetti, E. & 28 othersCapdessus, R., Murphy, C., Ridgers, C. P., Neely, D., Mangles, S. P. D., Gray, R. J., Thomas, A. G. R., Kirk, J. G., Ilderton, A., Marklund, M., Gordon, D. F., Hafizi, B., Kaganovich, D., Palastro, J. P., D'Humieres, E., Zepf, M., Sarri, G., Gies, H., Karbstein, F., Schreiber, J., Paulus, G. G., Dromey, B., Harvey, C., Di Piazza, A., Keitel, C. H., Kaluza, M. C., Gales, S. & Zamfir, N. V., 01/2016, In : Romanian Reports in Physics. 68, ELI-NP Technical Design Reports Supplement 2016, p. S145-S231 87 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  32. 2015
  33. Published

    Laser-driven Thomson scattering for the generation of ultra-bright multi-MeV gamma-ray beams

    Sarri, G., Corvan, D. J., Cole, J. M., Schumaker, W., Di Piazza, A., Ahmed, H., Yeung, M., Zhao, Z., Harvey, C., Keitel, C. H., Krushelnick, K., Mangles, S. P. D., Najmudin, Z., Thomas, A. G. R. & Zepf, M., 3/06/2015, In : Proceedings of SPIE. 9514

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  34. Published

    Coherent control of plasma dynamics

    He, Z. -H., Hou, B., Lebailly, V., Nees, J. A., Krushelnick, K. & Thomas, A. G. R., 15/05/2015, In : Nature Communications. 6, 7 p., 7156.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  35. Published

    High-repetition rate relativistic electron beam generation from intense laser solid interactions

    Batson, T., Nees, J., Hou, B., Thomas, A. G. R. & Krushelnick, K., 14/05/2015, In : Proceedings of SPIE. 9514, 95141F .

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  36. Published

    Coherent control of plasma dynamics by feedback-optimized wavefront manipulation

    He, Z. -H., Hou, B., Gao, G., Lebailly, V., Nees, J. A., Clarke, R., Krushelnick, K. & Thomas, A. G. R., 05/2015, In : Physics of Plasmas. 22, 5, 8 p., 056704.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  37. Published

    Time dependent Doppler shifts in high-order harmonic generation in intense laser interactions with solid density plasma and frequency chirped pulses

    Welch, E. C., Zhang, P., Dollar, F., He, Z. -H., Krushelnick, K. & Thomas, A. G. R., 05/2015, In : Physics of Plasmas. 22, 5, 6 p., 053104.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  38. Published

    The effect of nonlinear quantum electrodynamics on relativistic transparency and laser absorption in ultra-relativistic plasmas

    Zhang, P., Ridgers, C. P. & Thomas, A. G. R., 24/04/2015, In : New Journal of Physics. 17, 11 p., 043051.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  39. Published

    X-Ray imaging of ultrafast magnetic reconnection driven by relativistic electrons.

    Raymond, A., McKelvey, A., Zulick, C., Maksimchuk, A., Thomas, A. G. R., Willingale, L., Chykov, V., Yanovsky, V. & Krushelnick, K., 13/04/2015, In : Proceedings of SPIE. 9514, 6 p., 951410.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  40. Published

    Generation of neutral and high-density electron-positron pair plasmas in the laboratory

    Sarri, G., Poder, K., Cole, J. M., Schumaker, W., Di Piazza, A., Reville, B., Dzelzainis, T., Doria, D., Gizzi, L. A., Grittani, G., Kar, S., Keitel, C. H., Krushelnick, K., Kuschel, S., Mangles, S. P. D., Najmudin, Z., Shukla, N., Silva, L. O., Symes, D., Thomas, A. G. R. & 3 othersVargas, M., Vieira, J. & Zepf, M., 04/2015, In : Nature Communications. 6, 8 p., 6747.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  41. Published

    Measurements of the energy spectrum of electrons emanating from solid materials irradiated by a picosecond laser

    Di Stefano, C. A., Kuranz, C. C., Seely, J. F., Thomas, A. G. R., Drake, R. P., Keiter, P. A., Williams, G. J., Park, J., Chen, H., MacDonald, M. J., Rasmus, A. M., Wan, W. C., Pereira, N. R., Joglekar, A. S., McKelvey, A., Zhao, Z., Klein, S. R., Kemp, G. E., Jarrott, L. C., Krauland, C. M. & 2 othersPeebles, J. & Westover, B., 04/2015, In : Physics of Plasmas. 22, 4, 5 p., 043113.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  42. Published

    Enhancement of high-order harmonic generation in intense laser interactions with solid density plasma by multiple reflections and harmonic amplification

    Zhang, P. & Thomas, A. G. R., 30/03/2015, In : Applied Physics Letters. 106, 13, 4 p., 131102.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  43. Published

    Characterization of laser-driven proton beams from near-critical density targets using copper activation

    Willingale, L., Nagel, S. R., Thomas, A. G. R., Bellei, C., Clarke, R. J., Dangor, A. E., Heathcote, R., Kaluza, M. C., Kamperidis, C., Kneip, S., Krushelnick, K., Lopes, N., Mangles, S. P. D., Nazarov, W., Nilson, P. M. & Najmudin, Z., 01/2015, In : Journal of Plasma Physics. 81, 12 p., 365810102.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  44. 2014
  45. Published

    Ionization-Induced Self-Compression of Tightly Focused Femtosecond Laser Pulses

    He, Z-H., Nees, J. A., Hou, B., Krushelnick, K. & Thomas, A. G. R., 30/12/2014, In : Physical review letters. 113, 26, 5 p., 263904.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  46. Published

    Ultrahigh Brilliance Multi-MeV gamma-Ray Beams from Nonlinear Relativistic Thomson Scattering

    Sarri, G., Corvan, D. J., Schumaker, W., Cole, J. M., Di Piazza, A., Ahmed, H., Harvey, C., Keitel, C. H., Krushelnick, K., Mangles, S. P. D., Najmudin, Z., Symes, D., Thomas, A. G. R., Yeung, M., Zhao, Z. & Zepf, M., 25/11/2014, In : Physical review letters. 113, 22, 5 p., 224801.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  47. Published

    Enhancement of plasma wakefield generation and self-compression of femtosecond laser pulses by ionization gradients

    He, Z-H., Nees, J. A., Hou, B., Krushelnick, K. & Thomas, A. G. R., 08/2014, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 56, 8, 7 p., 084010.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  48. Published

    Laser wakefield accelerator based light sources: potential applications and requirements

    Albert, F., Thomas, A. G. R., Mangles, S. P. D., Banerjee, S., Corde, S., Flacco, A., Litos, M., Neely, D., Vieira, J., Najmudin, Z., Bingham, R., Joshi, C. & Katsouleas, T., 08/2014, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 56, 8, 10 p., 084015.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  49. Published

    On electron betatron motion and electron injection in laser wakefield accelerators

    Matsuoka, T., McGuffey, C., Cummings, P. G., Bulanov, S. S., Chvykov, V., Dollar, F., Horovitz, Y., Kalintchenko, G., Krushelnick, K., Rousseau, P., Thomas, A. G. R., Yanovsky, V. & Maksimchuk, A., 08/2014, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 56, 8, 7 p., 084009.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  50. Published

    Optical physics: antimatter creation in an X-ray bath

    Thomas, A., 06/2014, In : Nature Photonics. 8, 6, p. 429-431 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  51. Published

    Measurements of high-energy radiation generation from laser-wakefield accelerated electron beams

    Schumaker, W., Sarri, G., Vargas, M., Zhao, Z., Behm, K., Chvykov, V., Dromey, B., Hou, B., Maksimchuk, A., Nees, J., Yanovsky, V., Zepf, M., Thomas, A. G. R. & Krushelnick, K., 05/2014, In : Physics of Plasmas. 21, 5, 7 p., 056704.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  52. Published

    Improvements to laser wakefield accelerated electron beam stability, divergence, and energy spread using three-dimensional printed two-stage gas cell targets

    Vargas, M., Schumaker, W., He, Z-H., Zhao, Z., Behm, K., Chvykov, V., Hou, B., Krushelnick, K., Maksimchuk, A., Yanovsky, V. & Thomas, A. G. R., 28/04/2014, In : Applied Physics Letters. 104, 17, 5 p., 174103.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  53. Published

    Magnetic Reconnection in Plasma under Inertial Confinement Fusion Conditions Driven by Heat Flux Effects in Ohm's Law

    Joglekar, A. S., Thomas, A. G. R., Fox, W. & Bhattacharjee, A., 14/03/2014, In : Physical review letters. 112, 10, 5 p., 105004.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  54. Published

    Effect of defocusing on picosecond laser-coupling into gold cones

    Bush, I. A., Thomas, A. G. R., Gartside, L., Sarfraz, S., Wagenaars, E., Green, J. S., Notley, M., Lowe, H., Spindloe, C., Winstone, T., Robinson, A. P. L., Clarke, R., Ma, T., Yabuuchi, T., Wei, M., Beg, F. N., Stephens, R. B., MacPhee, A., Mackinnon, A. J., Key, M. H. & 3 othersNazarov, W., Sherlock, M. & Pasley, J., 01/2014, In : Physics of Plasmas. 21, 1, 012702.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  55. 2013
  56. Published

    High resolution bremsstrahlung and fast electron characterization in ultrafast intense laser-solid interactions

    Zulick, C., Hou, B., Dollar, F., Maksimchuk, A., Nees, J., Thomas, A. G. R., Zhao, Z. & Krushelnick, K., 31/12/2013, In : New Journal of Physics. 15, 13 p., 123038.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  57. Published

    Investigation of relativistic intensity laser generated hot electron dynamics via copper K-alpha imaging and proton acceleration

    Willingale, L., Thomas, A. G. R., Maksimchuk, A., Morace, A., Bartal, T., Kim, J., Stephens, R. B., Wei, M. S., Beg, F. N. & Krushelnick, K., 12/2013, In : Physics of Plasmas. 20, 12, 8 p., 123112.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  58. Published

    Laser-driven generation of collimated ultra-relativistic positron beams

    Sarri, G., Schumaker, W., Di Piazza, A., Poder, K., Cole, J. M., Vargas, M., Doria, D., Kushel, S., Dromey, B., Grittani, G., Gizzi, L., Dieckmann, M. E., Green, A., Chvykov, V., Maksimchuk, A., Yanovsky, V., He, Z. H., Hou, B. X., Nees, J. A., Kar, S. & 5 othersNajmudin, Z., Thomas, A. G. R., Keitel, C. H., Krushelnick, K. & Zepf, M., 12/2013, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 55, 12, 6 p., 124017.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  59. Published

    High-intensity laser-driven proton acceleration enhancement from hydrogen containing ultrathin targets

    Dollar, F., Reed, S. A., Matsuoka, T., Bulanov, S. S., Chvykov, V., Kalintchenko, G., McGuffey, C., Rousseau, P., Thomas, A. G. R., Willingale, L., Yanovsky, V., Litzenberg, D. W., Krushelnick, K. & Maksimchuk, A., 30/09/2013, In : Applied Physics Letters. 103, 14, 3 p., 141117.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  60. Published

    Table-Top Laser-Based Source of Femtosecond, Collimated, Ultrarelativistic Positron Beams

    Sarri, G., Schumaker, W., Di Piazza, A., Vargas, M., Dromey, B., Dieckmann, M. E., Chvykov, V., Maksimchuk, A., Yanovsky, V., He, Z. H., Hou, B. X., Nees, J. A., Thomas, A. G. R., Keitel, C. H., Zepf, M. & Krushelnick, K., 20/06/2013, In : Physical review letters. 110, 25, 5 p., 255002.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  61. Published

    High repetition-rate wakefield electron source generated by few-millijoule, 30 fs laser pulses on a density downramp

    He, Z-H., Hou, B., Nees, J. A., Easter, J. H., Faure, J., Krushelnick, K. & Thomas, A. G. R., 9/05/2013, In : New Journal of Physics. 15, 11 p., 053016.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  62. Published

    Ultra-intense laser neutron generation through efficient deuteron acceleration

    Zulick, C., Dollar, F., Chvykov, V., Davis, J., Kalinchenko, G., Maksimchuk, A., Petrov, G. M., Raymond, A., Thomas, A. G. R., Willingale, L., Yanovsky, V. & Krushelnick, K., 7/05/2013, In : Proceedings of SPIE. 8779, 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  63. Published

    A high-repetition-rate laser-wakefield accelerator for studies of electron acceleration

    He, Z., Nees, J. A., Hou, B., Beaurepaire, B., Malka, V., Krushelnick, K., Faure, J. & Thomas, A. G. R., 05/2013, In : Proceedings of SPIE. 8779, 877905.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  64. Published

    High contrast ion acceleration at intensities exceeding 10(21) Wcm(-2)

    Dollar, F., Zulick, C., Matsuoka, T., McGuffey, C., Bulanov, S. S., Chvykov, V., Davis, J., Kalinchenko, G., Petrov, G. M., Willingale, L., Yanovsky, V., Maksimchuk, A., Thomas, A. G. R. & Krushelnick, K., 05/2013, In : Physics of Plasmas. 20, 5, 8 p., 056703.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  65. Published

    Scaling High-Order Harmonic Generation from Laser-Solid Interactions to Ultrahigh Intensity

    Dollar, F., Cummings, P., Chvykov, V., Willingale, L., Vargas, M., Yanovsky, V., Zulick, C., Maksimchuk, A., Thomas, A. G. R. & Krushelnick, K., 24/04/2013, In : Physical review letters. 110, 17, 5 p., 175002.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  66. Published

    A table-top laser-based source of short, collimated, ultra-relativistic positron beams

    Sarri, G., Schumaker, W., Di Piazza, A., Vargas, M., Dromey, B., Dieckmann, M. E., Chvykov, V., Maksimchuk, A., Yanovsky, V., He, Z. -H., Hou, B. X., Nees, J. A., Thomas, A. G. R., Keitel, C. H., Zepf, M. & Krushelnick, K., 15/04/2013, In : Proceedings of SPIE. 8779

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  67. Published

    Energetic neutron beams generated from femtosecond laser plasma interactions

    Zulick, C., Dollar, F., Chvykov, V., Davis, J., Kalinchenko, G., Maksimchuk, A., Petrov, G. M., Raymond, A., Thomas, A. G. R., Willingale, L., Yanovsky, V. & Krushelnick, K., 25/03/2013, In : Applied Physics Letters. 102, 12, 4 p., 124101.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  68. Published

    Angular emission and polarization dependence of harmonics from laser–solid interactions

    Easter, J. H., Nees, J. A., Hou, B. X., Mordovanakis, A., Mourou, G., Thomas, A. G. R. & Krushelnick, K., 25/02/2013, In : New Journal of Physics. 15, 9 p., 025035.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  69. Published

    Measurements of magnetic field generation at ionization fronts from laser wakefield acceleration experiments

    Walton, B., Dangor, A. E., Mangles, S. P. D., Najmudin, Z., Krushelnick, K., Thomas, A. G. R., Fritzler, S. & Malka, V., 25/02/2013, In : New Journal of Physics. 15, 11 p., 025034.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  70. Published

    Surface waves and electron acceleration from high-power, kilojoule-class laser interactions with underdense plasma

    Willingale, L., Thomas, A. G. R., Nilson, P. M., Chen, H., Cobble, J., Craxton, R. S., Maksimchuk, A., Norreys, P. A., Sangster, T. C., Scott, R. H. H., Stoeckl, C., Zulick, C. & Krushelnick, K., 18/02/2013, In : New Journal of Physics. 15, 14 p., 025023.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  71. Published

    Electron diffraction using ultrafast electron bunches from a laser-wakefield accelerator at kHz repetition rate

    He, Z. -H., Thomas, A. G. R., Beaurepaire, B., Nees, J. A., Hou, B., Malka, V., Krushelnick, K. & Faure, J., 11/02/2013, In : Applied Physics Letters. 102, 6, 4 p., 064104.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  72. Published

    Analytical time-dependent theory of thermally induced modal instabilities in high power fiber amplifiers

    Hu, I-N., Zhu, C., Thomas, A. G. R. & Galvanauskas, A., 2/02/2013, In : Proceedings of SPIE. 8601, 1671611.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  73. Published

    Hybrid Vlasov-Fokker-Planck-Maxwell simulations of fast electron transport and the time dependance of K-shell excitation in a mid-Z metallic target

    Thomas, A. G. R., Sherlock, M., Kuranz, C., Ridgers, C. P. & Drake, R. P., 22/01/2013, In : New Journal of Physics. 15, 20 p., 015017.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  74. Published

    Ultrafast Electron Radiography of Magnetic Fields in High-Intensity Laser-Solid Interactions

    Schumaker, W., Nakanii, N., McGuffey, C., Zulick, C., Chyvkov, V., Dollar, F., Habara, H., Kalintchenko, G., Maksimchuk, A., Tanaka, K. A., Thomas, A. G. R., Yanovsky, V. & Krushelnick, K., 2/01/2013, In : Physical review letters. 110, 1, 5 p., 015003.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  75. 2012
  76. Published

    Laser seeded electron beam filamentation in high intensity laser wakefield acceleration

    Vargas, M., Schumaker, W., Cummings, P., Chvykov, V., Yanovsky, V., Maksimchuk, A., Krushelnick, K. & Thomas, A. G. R., 12/2012, In : AIP Conference Proceedings. 1507, 1, p. 336-340 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  77. Published

    On the design of experiments to study extreme field limits

    Bulanov, S. S., Chen, M., Schroeder, C. B., Esarey, E., Leemans, W. P., Bulanov, S. V., Esirkepov, T. Z., Kando, M., Koga, J. K., Zhidkov, A. G., Chen, P., Mur, V. D., Narozhny, N. B., Popov, V. S., Thomas, A. G. R. & Korn, G., 12/2012, In : AIP Conference Proceedings. 1507, 1, p. 825-830 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  78. Published

    Strong Radiation-Damping Effects in a Gamma-Ray Source Generated by the Interaction of a High-Intensity Laser with a Wakefield-Accelerated Electron Beam

    Thomas, A. G. R., Ridgers, C. P., Bulanov, S. S., Griffin, B. J. & Mangles, S. P. D., 19/10/2012, In : Physical Review X. 2, 4, 13 p., 041004.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  79. Published

    Stereolithography based method of creating custom gas density profile targets for high intensity laser-plasma experiments

    Jolly, S. W., He, Z., McGuffey, C., Schumaker, W., Krushelnick, K. & Thomas, A. G. R., 07/2012, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 83, 7, 5 p., 073503.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  80. Published

    A plasma wiggler beamline for 100 TW to 10 PW lasers

    Kneip, S., Najmudin, Z. & Thomas, A. G. R., 06/2012, In : High Energy Density Physics. 8, 2, p. 133-140 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  81. Published

    Experimental laser wakefield acceleration scalings exceeding 100 TW

    McGuffey, C., Matsuoka, T., Kneip, S., Schumaker, W., Dollar, F., Zulick, C., Chvykov, V., Kalintchenko, G., Yanovsky, V., Maksimchuk, A., Thomas, A. G. R., Krushelnick, K. & Najmudin, Z., 06/2012, In : Physics of Plasmas. 19, 6, 6 p., 063113.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  82. Published

    Finite Spot Effects on Radiation Pressure Acceleration from Intense High-Contrast Laser Interactions with Thin Targets

    Dollar, F., Zulick, C., Thomas, A. G. R., Chvykov, V., Davis, J., Kalinchenko, G., Matsuoka, T., McGuffey, C., Petrov, G. M., Willingale, L., Yanovsky, V., Maksimchuk, A. & Krushelnick, K., 25/04/2012, In : Physical review letters. 108, 17, 5 p., 175005.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  83. Published

    Compressor optimization with compressor-based multiphoton intrapulse interference phase scan (MIIPS)

    Hou, B., Easter, J. H., Nees, J. A., He, Z., Thomas, A. G. R. & Krushelnick, K., 15/04/2012, In : Optics Letters. 37, 8, p. 1385-1387 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  84. Published

    Characterization of transverse beam emittance of electrons from a laser-plasma wakefield accelerator in the bubble regime using betatron x-ray radiation

    Kneip, S., McGuffey, C., Martins, J. L., Bloom, M. S., Chvykov, V., Dollar, F., Fonseca, R., Jolly, S., Kalintchenko, G., Krushelnick, K., Maksimchuk, A., Mangles, S. P. D., Najmudin, Z., Palmer, C. A. J., Phuoc, K. T., Schumaker, W., Silva, L. O., Vieira, J., Yanovsky, V. & Thomas, A. G. R., 2/02/2012, In : Physical Review Special Topics: Accelerators and Beams. 15, 2, 5 p., 021302.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  85. Published

    A review of Vlasov-Fokker-Planck numerical modeling of inertial confinement fusion plasma

    Thomas, A. G. R., Tzoufras, M., Robinson, A. P. L., Kingham, R. J., Ridgers, C. P., Sherlock, M. & Bell, A. R., 1/02/2012, In : Journal of Computational Physics. 231, 3, p. 1051-1079 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

  86. Published

    Self-injection threshold in self-guided laser wakefield accelerators

    Mangles, S. P. D., Genoud, G., Bloom, M. S., Burza, M., Najmudin, Z., Persson, A., Svensson, K., Thomas, A. G. R. & Wahlstrom, C-G., 19/01/2012, In : Physical Review Special Topics: Accelerators and Beams. 15, 6 p., 011302.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  87. 2011
  88. Published

    Proton probe measurement of fast advection of magnetic fields by hot electrons

    Willingale, L., Thomas, A. G. R., Nilson, P. M., Kaluza, M. C., Bandyopadhyay, S., Dangor, A. E., Evans, R. G., Fernandes, P., Haines, M. G., Kamperidis, C., Kingham, R. J., Minardi, S., Notley, M., Ridgers, C. P., Rozmus, W., Sherlock, M., Tatarakis, M., Wei, M. S., Najmudin, Z. & Krushelnick, K., 12/2011, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 53, 12, 9 p., 124026.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  89. Published

    Proton Probe Imaging of Fields Within a Laser-Generated Plasma Channel

    Willingale, L., Nilson, P. M., Thomas, A. G. R., Cobble, J., Craxton, R. S., Maksimchuk, A., Norreys, P. A., Sangster, T. C., Scott, R. H. H., Stoeckl, C., Zulick, C. & Krushelnick, K., 11/2011, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 39, 11, p. 2616-2617 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  90. Published

    X-ray phase contrast imaging of biological specimens with femtosecond pulses of betatron radiation from a compact laser plasma wakefield accelerator

    Kneip, S., McGuffey, C., Dollar, F., Bloom, M. S., Chvykov, V., Kalintchenko, G., Krushelnick, K., Maksimchuk, A., Mangles, S. P. D., Matsuoka, T., Najmudin, Z., Palmer, C. A. J., Schreiber, J., Schumaker, W., Thomas, A. G. R. & Yanovsky, V., 29/08/2011, In : Applied Physics Letters. 99, 9, 3 p., 093701.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  91. Published

    Control of Energy Spread and Dark Current in Proton and Ion Beams Generated in High-Contrast Laser Solid Interactions

    Dollar, F., Matsuoka, T., Petrov, G. M., Thomas, A. G. R., Bulanov, S. S., Chvykov, V., Davis, J., Kalinchenko, G., McGuffey, C., Willingale, L., Yanovsky, V., Maksimchuk, A. & Krushelnick, K., 3/08/2011, In : Physical review letters. 107, 6, 5 p., 065003.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  92. Published

    Comparison of bulk and pitcher-catcher targets for laser-driven neutron production

    Willingale, L., Petrov, G. M., Maksimchuk, A., Davis, J., Freeman, R. R., Joglekar, A. S., Matsuoka, T., Murphy, C. D., Ovchinnikov, V. M., Thomas, A. G. R., Van Woerkom, L. & Krushelnick, K., 08/2011, In : Physics of Plasmas. 18, 8, 6 p., 083106.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  93. Published

    A computational investigation of the impact of aberrated Gaussian laser pulses on electron beam properties in laser-wakefield acceleration experiments

    Cummings, P. & Thomas, A. G. R., 05/2011, In : Physics of Plasmas. 18, 5, 053110.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  94. Published

    High-power, kilojoule laser interactions with near-critical density plasma

    Willingale, L., Nilson, P. M., Thomas, A. G. R., Bulanov, S. S., Maksimchuk, A., Nazarov, W., Sangster, T. C., Stoeckl, C. & Krushelnick, K., 05/2011, In : Physics of Plasmas. 18, 5, 9 p., 056706.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  95. Published

    Laser-ion acceleration through controlled surface contamination

    Hou, B., Nees, J. A., He, Z., Petrov, G., Davis, J., Easter, J. H., Thomas, A. G. R. & Krushelnick, K., 1/04/2011, In : Physics of Plasmas. 18, 040702.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  96. Published

    High-Power, Kilojoule Class Laser Channeling in Millimeter-Scale Underdense Plasma

    Willingale, L., Nilson, P. M., Thomas, A. G. R., Cobble, J., Craxton, R. S., Maksimchuk, A., Norreys, P. A., Sangster, T. C., Scott, R. H. H., Stoeckl, C., Zulick, C. & Krushelnick, K., 10/03/2011, In : Physical review letters. 106, 10, 4 p., 105002.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  97. Published

    Current Filamentation Instability in Laser Wakefield Accelerators

    Huntington, C. M., Thomas, A. G. R., McGuffey, C., Matsuoka, T., Chvykov, V., Kalintchenko, G., Kneip, S., Najmudin, Z., Palmer, C., Yanovsky, V., Maksimchuk, A., Drake, R. P., Katsouleas, T. & Krushelnick, K., 8/03/2011, In : Physical review letters. 106, 10, 4 p., 105001.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  98. Published

    Response to “Comment on ‘Scalings for radiation from plasma bubbles’ ” [Phys. Plasmas 18, 034701 (2011)]

    Thomas, A. G. R., 1/03/2011, In : Physics of Plasmas. 18, 3, 034702.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  99. 2010
  100. Published

    Bright spatially coherent synchrotron X-rays from a table-top source

    Kneip, S., McGuffey, C., Martins, J. L., Martins, S. F., Bellei, C., Chvykov, V., Dollar, F., Fonseca, R., Huntington, C., Kalintchenko, G., Maksimchuk, A., Mangles, S. P. D., Matsuoka, T., Nagel, S. R., Palmer, C. A. J., Schreiber, J., Phuoc, K. T., Thomas, A. G. R., Yanovsky, V., Silva, L. O. & 2 othersKrushelnick, K. & Najmudin, Z., 12/2010, In : Nature physics. 6, 12, p. 980-983 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  101. Published

    Schwinger Limit Attainability with Extreme Power Lasers

    Bulanov, S. S., Esirkepov, T. Z., Thomas, A. G. R., Koga, J. K. & Bulanov, S. V., 24/11/2010, In : Physical review letters. 105, 22, 4 p., 220407.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  102. Published

    Synchrotron Radiation from a Laser Plasma Accelerator in the Bubble Regime

    Kneip, S., McGuffey, C., Chvykov, V., Dollar, F., Kalintchenko, G., Maksimchuk, A., Mangles, S. P. D., Matsuoka, T., Nagel, S. R., Palmer, C. A. J., Schreiber, J., Phuoc, K. T., Thomas, A. G. R., Krushelnick, K. & Najmudin, Z., 4/11/2010, In : AIP Conference Proceedings. 1299, 1, p. 185-190 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  103. Published

    Effects of ionization in a laser Wakefield accelerator

    McGuffey, C., Schumaker, W., Kneip, S., Matsuoka, T., Bychenkov, V. Y., Glazyrin, I. V., Karpeev, A. V., Dollar, F. J., Chvykov, V., Kalintchenko, G., Yanovsky, V., Thomas, A. G. R., Maksimchuk, A. & Krushelnick, K., 11/2010, In : AIP Conference Proceedings. 1299, p. 144-149 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  104. Published

    Formation of Optical Bullets in Laser‐Driven Plasma Bubble Accelerators

    Dong, P., Reed, S. A., Yi, S. A., Kalmykov, S. Y., Shvets, G., Matlis, N. H., McGuffey, C., Bulanov, S. S., Chvykov, V., Kalintchenko, G., Krushelnick, K., Maksimchuk, A., Matsuoka, T., Thomas, A. G. R., Yanovsky, V. & Downer, M. C., 11/2010, In : AIP Conference Proceedings. 1299, 1, p. 171-173 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  105. Published

    Summary Report of Working Group 1: Laser‐Plasma Acceleration

    Geddes, C. G. R., Clayton, C., Lu, W. & Thomas, A. G. R., 11/2010, In : AIP Conference Proceedings. 1299, 1, p. 79-87 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  106. Published

    Measurement of Magnetic-Field Structures in a Laser-Wakefield Accelerator

    Kaluza, M. C., Schlenvoigt, H. -P., Mangles, S. P. D., Thomas, A. G. R., Dangor, A. E., Schwoerer, H., Mori, W. B., Najmudin, Z. & Krushelnick, K. M., 7/09/2010, In : Physical review letters. 105, 11, 4 p., 115002.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  107. Published

    Observation of a Long-Wavelength Hosing Modulation of a High-Intensity Laser Pulse in Underdense Plasma

    Kaluza, M. C., Mangles, S. P. D., Thomas, A. G. R., Najmudin, Z., Dangor, A. E., Murphy, C. D., Collier, J. L., Divall, E. J., Foster, P. S., Hooker, C. J., Langley, A. J., Smith, J. & Krushelnick, K., 26/08/2010, In : Physical review letters. 105, 9, 4 p., 095003.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  108. Published

    Fast Advection of Magnetic Fields by Hot Electrons

    Willingale, L., Thomas, A. G. R., Nilson, P. M., Kaluza, M. C., Bandyopadhyay, S., Dangor, A. E., Evans, R. G., Fernandes, P., Haines, M. G., Kamperidis, C., Kingham, R. J., Minardi, S., Notley, M., Ridgers, C. P., Rozmus, W., Sherlock, M., Tatarakis, M., Wei, M. S., Najmudin, Z. & Krushelnick, K., 24/08/2010, In : Physical review letters. 105, 9, 4 p., 095001.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  109. Published

    Stimulated Raman Side Scattering in Laser Wakefield Acceleration

    Matsuoka, T., McGuffey, C., Cummings, P. G., Horovitz, Y., Dollar, F., Chvykov, V., Kalintchenko, G., Rousseau, P., Yanovsky, V., Bulanov, S. S., Thomas, A. G. R., Maksimchuk, A. & Krushelnick, K., 14/07/2010, In : Physical review letters. 105, 3, 4 p., 034801.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

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