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Professor Alec Thomas

  1. 2010
  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution

  13. 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

  14. 2009
  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. 2008
  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. 2007
  30. 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

  31. 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

  32. 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

  33. 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

  34. 2006
  35. 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

  36. 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 othersKrushelnick, K. & Najmudin, Z., 1/07/2006, In : Physics of Plasmas. 13, 7, 079901.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  37. 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

  38. Published

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

    Willingale, L., Mangles, SPD., Nilson, PM., Clarke, RJ., Dangor, AE., Kaluza, MC., Karsch, S., Lancaster, KL., Mori, WB., Najmudin, Z., Schreiber, J., Thomas, A., Wei, MS. & Krushelnick, K., 23/06/2006, In : Physical review letters. 96, 24, 4 p., 245002.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  39. 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/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution

  40. 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

  41. 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/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution

  42. 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

  43. 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 othersThomas, A. G. R., Krushelnick, K. & Najmudin, Z., 03/2006, In : Physics of Plasmas. 13, 3, 033108.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  44. 2005
  45. 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

  46. 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

  47. 2004
  48. 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

  49. 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.

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