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Professor Alec Thomas

Professor in Novel Methods of Particle Acceleration

  1. 2004
  2. Published

    Monoenergetic beams of relativistic electrons from intense laser–plasma interactions

    Mangles, S. P. D., Murphy, C. D., Najmudin, Z., Thomas, A. G. R., Collier, J. L., Dangor, A. E., Divall, E. J., Foster, P. S., Gallacher, J. G., Hooker, C. J., Jaroszynski, D. A., Langley, A. J., Mori, W. B., Norreys, P. A., Tsung, F. S., Viskup, R., Walton, B. & Krushelnick, K. 30/09/2004 In : Nature. 431, p. 535-538 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  3. Published

    Observation of mono‐energetic structures in the spectrum of laser wakefield accelerated electrons

    Murphy, C. D., Mangles, S. P. D., Najmudin, Z., Thomas, A. G. R., Collier, J. L., Dangor, A. E., Divall, E. J., Foster, P. S., Gallacher, J. G., Hooker, C. J., Jaroszynski, D. A., Langley, A. J., Mori, W. B., Norreys, P. A., Viskup, R., Walton, B. & Krushelnick, K. 7/12/2004 In : AIP Conference Proceedings. 737, 1, p. 853-857 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  4. 2005
  5. Published

    Laser plasma acceleration of electrons: towards the production of monoenergetic beams

    Krushelnick, K., Najmudin, Z., Mangles, S. P. D., Thomas, A. G. R., Wei, M., Walton, B., Gopal, A., Clark, E., Dangor, A. E., Fritzler, S., Murphy, C. D., Norreys, P. A., Mori, W. B., Gallacher, J. G., Jaroszynski, D. A. & Viskup, R. 1/05/2005 In : Physics of Plasmas. 12, 5, 056711

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  6. Published

    Electron Acceleration in Cavitated Channels Formed by a Petawatt Laser in Low-Density Plasma

    Mangles, S. P. D., Walton, B., Tzoufras, M., Najmudin, Z., Clarke, R. J., Dangor, A. E., Evans, R. G., Fritzler, S., Gopal, A., Hernandez-Gomez, C., Mori, W. B., Rozmus, W., Tatarakis, M., Thomas, A. G. R., Tsung, F. S., Wei, M. S. & Krushelnick, K. 24/06/2005 In : Physical Review Letters. 94, 24, 4 p., 245001

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  7. 2006
  8. Published

    Evidence of photon acceleration by laser wake fields

    Murphy, C. D. , Trines, R. M. G. M. , Vieira, J. , Reitsma, A. J. W. , Bingham, R. , Collier, J. L. , Divall, E. J. , Foster, P. S. , Hooker, C. J. , Langley, A. J. , Norreys, P. A. , Fonseca, R. A. , Fiuza, F. , Silva, L. O. , Mendonça, J. T. , Mori, W. B. , Gallacher, J. G. , Viskup, R. , Jaroszynski, D. A. , Mangles, S. P. D. & 3 others Thomas, A. G. R., Krushelnick, K. & Najmudin, Z. 03/2006 In : Physics of Plasmas. 13, 3, 033108

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  9. Published

    The generation of mono-energetic electron beams from ultrashort pulse laser–plasma interactions

    Mangles, S. P. D., Krushelnick, K., Najmudin, Z., Wei, M. S., Walton, B., Gopal, A., Dangor, A. E., Fritzler, S., Murphy, C. D., Thomas, A. G. R., Mori, W. B., Gallacher, J. G., Jaroszynski, D., Norreys, P. A. & Viskup, R. 15/03/2006 In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London A. 364, p. 663-677 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  10. Published

    Laser wakefield acceleration in the first plasma wave period

    Mangles, S. P. D., Thomas, A. G. R., Kaluza, M. C., Najmudin, Z., Dangor, A. E., Krushelnick, K., Lundh, O., Lindau, F. & Wahlstrom, C-G. 21/05/2006 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2006 and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference. CLEO/QELS 2006. IEEE, (Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2006 and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference. CLEO/QELS 2006)

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsConference contribution

  11. Published

    Optical probing of high-intensity laser interactions with underdense plasmas using the VULCAN petawatt laser facility

    Nilson, P. M., Mangles, S. P. D., Willingale, L., Kaluza, M. C., Thomas, A. G. R., Najmudin, Z., Evans, R. G., Dangor, A. E., Krushelnick, K., Tatarakis, M., Clarke, R. J., Lancaster, K. L., Hernandez-Gomez, C., Karsch, S. & Schreiber, J. 06/2006 In : Journal de Physique 4. 133, p. 543-547 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  12. Published

    The effect of laser focusing conditions in laser wakefield acceleration experiments

    Thomas, A. G. R., Mangles, S. P. D., Najmudin, Z., Murphy, C. D., Dangor, A. E., Rozmus, W., Krushelnick, K., Foster, P. S., Norreys, P. A., Gallacher, J. G., Jaroszynski, D. A. & Mori, W. B. 21/06/2006 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2006 and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference. CLEO/QELS 2006. IEEE, (Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2006 and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference. CLEO/QELS 2006)

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsConference contribution

  13. Published

    Collimated multi-MeV ion beams from high-intensity laser interactions with underdense plasma

    Willingale, L., Mangles, S. P. D., Nilson, P. M., Clarke, R. J., Dangor, A. E., Kaluza, M. C., Karsch, S., Lancaster, K. L., Mori, W. B., Najmudin, Z., Schreiber, J., Thomas, A., Wei, M. S. & Krushelnick, K. 23/06/2006 In : Physical Review Letters. 96, 24, 4 p., 245002

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  14. Published

    Laser-wakefield acceleration of monoenergetic electron beams in the first plasma-wave period

    Mangles, S. P. D., Thomas, A. G. R., Kaluza, M. C., Lundh, O., Lindau, F., Persson, A., Tsung, F. S., Najmudin, Z., Mori, W. B., Wahlstrom, C-G. & Krushelnick, K. 30/06/2006 In : Physical Review Letters. 96, 21, 215001

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  15. Published

    Erratum: “Evidence of photon acceleration by laser wake fields” [Phys. Plasmas 13, 033108 (2006)]

    Murphy, C. D. , Trines, R. M. G. M. , Vieira, J. , Reitsma, A. J. W. , Bingham, R. , Collier, J. L. , Divall, E. J. , Foster, P. S. , Hooker, C. J. , Langley, A. J. , Norreys, P. A. , Fonseca, R. A. , Fiuza, F. , Silva, L. O. , Mendonça, J. T. , Gallacher, J. G. , Viskup, R. , Jaroszynski, D. A. , Mangles, S. P. D. , Thomas, A. G. R. & 2 others Krushelnick, K. & Najmudin, Z. 1/07/2006 In : Physics of Plasmas. 13, 7, 079901

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  16. Published

    Effect of laser contrast ratio on electron beam stability in laser wakefield acceleration experiments

    Mangles, S. P. D., Thomas, A. G. R., Kaluza, M. C., Lundh, O., Lindau, F., Persson, A., Najmudin, Z., Wahlstrom, C-G., Murphy, C. D., Kamperidis, C., Lancaster, K. L., Divall, E. J. & Krushelnick, K. 12/2006 In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 48, 12B, B83

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  17. 2007
  18. Published

    Comment on "Collimated multi-MeV ion beams from high-intensity laser interactions with underdense plasma" - Willingale et al. reply

    Willingale, L., Mangles, S. P. D., Nilson, P. M., Clarke, R. J., Dangor, A. E., Kaluza, M. C., Karsch, S., Lancaster, K. L., Mori, W. B., Najmudin, Z., Schreiber, J., Thomas, A. G. R., Wei, M. S. & Krushelnick, K. 26/01/2007 In : Physical Review Letters. 98, 4, 1 p., 049504

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  19. Published

    Measurements of wave-breaking radiation from a laser-wakefield accelerator

    Thomas, A. G. R., Mangles, S. P. D., Najmudin, Z., Kaluza, M. C., Murphy, C. D. & Krushelnick, K. 2/02/2007 In : Physical Review Letters. 98, 5, 4 p., 054802

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  20. Published

    Effect of laser-focusing conditions on propagation and monoenergetic electron production in laser-wakefield accelerators

    Thomas, A. G. R., Najmudin, Z., Mangles, S. P. D., Murphy, C. D., Dangor, A. E., Kamperidis, C., Lancaster, K. L., Mori, W. B., Norreys, P. A., Rozmus, W. & Krushelnick, K. 2/03/2007 In : Physical Review Letters. 98, 9, 4 p., 095004

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  21. Published

    On the stability of laser wakefield electron accelerators in the monoenergetic regime

    Mangles, S. P. D., Thomas, A. G. R., Lundh, O., Lindau, F., Kaluza, M. C., Persson, A., Wahlstrom, C-G., Krushelnick, K. & Najmudin, Z. 1/05/2007 In : Physics of Plasmas. 14, 5, 056702

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  22. 2008
  23. Published

    Characterization of Quasi-Monoenergetic Electron Beams at the Lund Laser Centre

    Lindau, F., Lundh, O., Mangles, S. P. D., Kaluza, M. C., Krushelnick, K., Najmudin, Z., Persson, A., Thomas, A. G. R. & Wahlstrom, C-G. 2008 In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 36, 4, p. 1707-1714 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  24. Published

    Magnetic Cavitation and the Reemergence of Nonlocal Transport in Laser Plasmas

    Ridgers, C. P., Kingham, R. J. & Thomas, A. G. R. 22/02/2008 In : Physical Review Letters. 100, 7, 4 p., 075003

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  25. Published

    Monoenergetic electronic beam production using dual collinear laser pulses

    Thomas, A. G. R., Murphy, C. D., Mangles, S. P. D., Dangor, A. E., Foster, P., Gallacher, J. G., Jaroszynski, D. A., Kamperidis, C., Lancaster, K. L., Norreys, P. A., Viskup, R., Krushelnick, K. & Najmudin, Z. 27/06/2008 In : Physical Review Letters. 100, 25, 4 p., 255002

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  26. Published

    Longitudinal ion acceleration from high-intensity laser interactions with underdense plasma

    Willingale, L., Mangles, S. P. D., Nilson, P. M., Clarke, R. J., Dangor, A. E., Kailiza, M. C., Karsch, S., Lancaster, K. L., Mori, W. B., Schreiber, J., Thomas, A. G. R., Wei, M-S., Krushelnick, K. & Najmudin, Z. 08/2008 In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 36, 4, p. 1825-1832 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  27. Published

    Self-guided wakefield experiments driven by petawatt-class ultrashort laser pulses

    Mangles, S. P. D., Thomas, A. G. R., Bellei, C., Dangor, A. E., Kamperidis, C., Kneip, S., Nagel, S. R., Willingale, L. & Najmudin, Z. 08/2008 In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 36, 4, p. 1715-1721 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  28. Published

    Transport in the presence of inverse bremsstrahlung heating and magnetic fields

    Ridgers, C. P., Thomas, A. G. R., Kingham, R. J. & Robinson, A. P. L. 1/09/2008 In : Physics of Plasmas. 15, 9, 092311

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  29. 2009
  30. Published

    Photon acceleration and modulational instability during wakefield excitation using long laser pulses

    Trines, R. M. G. M., Murphy, C. D., Lancaster, K. L., Chekhlov, O., Norreys, P. A., Bingham, R., Mendonça, J. T., Silva, L. O., Mangles, S. P. D., Kamperidis, C., Thomas, A. G. R., Krushelnick, K. & Najmudin, Z. 02/2009 In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 51, 2

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  31. Published

    Ultrashort pulse filamentation and monoenergetic electron beam production in LWFAs

    Thomas, A. G. R., Mangles, S. P. D., Murphy, C. D., Dangor, A. E., Foster, P. S., Gallacher, J. G., Jaroszynski, D. A., Kamperidis, C., Krushelnick, K. & Lancaster, K. L. 02/2009 In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 51, 2, 12 p., 024010

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  32. Published

    Rapid self-magnetization of laser speckles in plasmas by nonlinear anisotropic instability

    Thomas, A. G. R., Kingham, R. J. & Ridgers, C. P. 3/03/2009 In : New Journal of Physics. 11, 11 p., 033001

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  33. Published

    Characterization of High-Intensity Laser Propagation in the Relativistic Transparent Regime through Measurements of Energetic Proton Beams

    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. 27/03/2009 In : Physical Review Letters. 102, 12, 4 p., 125002

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  34. Published

    MeV proton beams generated by 3 mJ ultrafast laser pulses at 0.5 kHz

    Hou, B., Nees, J. A., Easter, J. H., Davis, J., Petrov, G., Thomas, A. G. R. & Krushelnick, K. 09/2009 In : Applied Physics Letters. 95, 10, 101503

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  35. Published

    Betatron x-ray generation from electrons accelerated in a plasma cavity in the presence of laser fields

    Thomas, A. G. R. & Krushelnick, K. 10/2009 In : Physics of Plasmas. 16, 10, 12 p., 103103

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  36. Published

    Generation of Ultrahigh-Velocity Ionizing Shocks with Petawatt-Class Laser Pulses

    Nilson, P. M., Mangles, S. P. D., Willingale, L., Kaluza, M. C., Thomas, A. G. R., Tatarakis, M., Najmudin, Z., Clarke, R. J., Lancaster, K. L., Karsch, S., Schreiber, J., Evans, R. G., Dangor, A. E. & Krushelnick, K. 18/12/2009 In : Physical Review Letters. 103, 25, 4 p., 255001

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  37. 2010
  38. Published

    High-order harmonic generation from solid targets with 2 mJ pulses

    Easter, J. H., Mordovanakis, A. G., Hou, B., Thomas, A. G. R., Nees, J. A., Mourou, G. & Krushelnick, K. 2010 In : Optics Letters. 35, 19, p. 3186-3188 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  39. Published

    Narrow Energy Spread Protons and Ions from High-Intensity, High-Contrast Laser Solid Target Interactions

    Dollar, F., Matsuoka, T., McGuffey, C., Bulanov, S. S., Chvykov, V., Davis, J., Kalintchenko, G., Petrov, G., Thomas, A. G. R., Willingale, L., Yanovsky, V., Maksimchuk, A. & Krushelnick, K. 2010 ADVANCED ACCELERATOR CONCEPTS. Gold, S. H. & Nusinovich, G. S. (eds.). AMER INST PHYSICS, p. 710-714 5 p. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 1299)

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsConference contribution

  40. Published

    Synchrotron x-ray radiation from laser wakefield accelerated electron beams in a plasma channel

    Matsuoka, T., Kneip, S., McGuffey, C., Palmer, C. A. J., Schreiber, J., Huntington, C., Horovitz, Y., Dollar, F., Chvykov, V., Kalintchenko, G., Thomas, A. G. R., Yanovsky, V., Phuoc, K. T., Mangles, S. P. D., Najmudin, Z., Maksimchuk, A. & Krushelnick, K. 2010 In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 244, 4, 4 p., 042026

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  41. Published

    Ionization Induced Trapping in a Laser Wakefield Accelerator

    McGuffey, C., Thomas, A. G. R., Schumaker, W., Matsuoka, T., Chvykov, V., Dollar, F. J., Kalintchenko, G., Yanovsky, V., Maksimchuk, A., Krushelnick, K., Bychenkov, V. Y., Glazyrin, I. V. & Karpeev, A. V. 15/01/2010 In : Physical Review Letters. 104, 2, 4 p., 025004

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  42. Published

    Algorithm for calculating spectral intensity due to charged particles in arbitrary motion

    Thomas, A. G. R. 02/2010 In : Physical Review Special Topics: Accelerators and Beams. 13, 2, 11 p., 020702

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  43. Published

    Scalings for radiation from plasma bubbles

    Thomas, A. G. R. 03/2010 In : Physics of Plasmas. 17, 5, 056708

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  44. Published

    Generation of GeV protons from 1 PW laser interaction with near critical density targets

    Bulanov, S. S., Bychenkov, V. Y., Chvykov, V., Kalinchenko, G., Litzenberg, D. W., Matsuoka, T., Thomas, A. G. R., Willingale, L., Yanovsky, V., Krushelnick, K. & Maksimchuk, A. 04/2010 In : Physics of Plasmas. 17, 4, 8 p., 043105

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  45. Published

    Formation of Optical Bullets in Laser-Driven Plasma Bubble Accelerators

    Dong, P., Reed, S. A., Yi, S. A., Kalmykov, S., Shvets, G., Downer, M. C., Matlis, N. H., Leemans, W. P., McGuffey, C., Bulanov, S. S., Chvykov, V., Kalintchenko, G., Krushelnick, K., Maksimchuk, A., Matsuoka, T., Thomas, A. G. R. & Yanovsky, V. 2/04/2010 In : Physical Review Letters. 104, 13, 4 p., 134801

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  46. Published

    Proton deflectometry of a magnetic reconnection geometry

    Willingale, L., Nilson, P. M., Kaluza, M. C., Dangor, A. E., Evans, R. G., Fernandes, P., Haines, M. G., Kamperidis, C., Kingham, R. J., Ridgers, C. P., Sherlock, M., Thomas, A. G. R., Wei, M. S., Najmudin, Z., Krushelnick, K., Bandyopadhyay, S., Notley, M., Minardi, S., Tatarakis, M. & Rozmus, W. 9/04/2010 In : Physics of Plasmas. 17, 4, 5 p., 043104

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  47. Published

    Holographic visualization of laser wakefields

    Dong, P., Reed, S. A., Kalmykov, S. Y., Li, Z-Y., Shvets, G., Matlis, N. H., McGuffey, C., Bulanov, S. S., Chyvkov, V., Kalintchenko, G., Krushelnick, K., Maksimchuk, A., Matsuoka, T., Thomas, A. G. R., Yanovsky, V. & Downer, M. C. 30/04/2010 In : New Journal of Physics. 12, 20 p., 045016

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  48. Published

    Plasma cavitation in ultraintense laser interactions with underdense helium plasmas

    Nilson, P. M., Mangles, S. P. D., Willingale, L., Kaluza, M. C., Thomas, A. G. R., Tatarakis, M., Clarke, R. J., Lancaster, K. L., Karsch, S., Schreiber, J., Najmudin, Z., Dangor, A. E. & Krushelnick, K. 30/04/2010 In : New Journal of Physics. 12, 10 p., 045014

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  49. Published

    Visualization of plasma bubble accelerators using Frequency-Domain Shadowgraphy: ICHED 2009 - 2nd International Conference on High Energy Density Physics

    Dong, P., Reed, S. A., Yi, S. A., Kalmykov, S. Y., Shvets, G., Downer, M. C., Matlis, N. H., Leemans, W. P., McGuffey, C., Bulanov, S. S., Chvykov, V., Kalintchenko, G., Krushelnick, K., Maksimchuk, A., Matsuoka, T., Thomas, A. G. R. & Yanovsky, V. 06/2010 In : High Energy Density Physics. 6, 2, p. 153-156 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  50. 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

  51. 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

  52. 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

  53. 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

  54. 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

  55. 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

  56. 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

  57. 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

  58. 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

  59. 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 others Krushelnick, K. & Najmudin, Z. 12/2010 In : Nature Physics. 6, 12, p. 980-983 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  60. 2011
  61. 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

  62. 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

  63. 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

  64. 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

  65. 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

  66. 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

  67. 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

  68. 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

  69. 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

  70. 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

  71. 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

  72. 2012
  73. 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

  74. 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

  75. 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

  76. 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

  77. 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

  78. 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

  79. 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

  80. 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

  81. 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

  82. 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

  83. 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

  84. 2013
  85. 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

  86. 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

  87. 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

  88. 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

  89. 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

  90. 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

  91. 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

  92. 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

  93. 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

  94. 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

  95. 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

  96. 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

  97. 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

  98. 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

  99. 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

  100. 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

  101. 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

  102. 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 others Najmudin, 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

  103. 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

  104. 2014
  105. 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 others Nazarov, W., Sherlock, M. & Pasley, J. 01/2014 In : Physics of Plasmas. 21, 1, 012702

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  106. 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

  107. 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

  108. 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

  109. 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

  110. 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

  111. 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

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