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Plasma cavitation in ultraintense laser interactions with underdense helium plasmas

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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.

In: New Journal of Physics, Vol. 12, 045014, 30.04.2010.

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Nilson, PM, Mangles, SPD, Willingale, L, Kaluza, MC, Thomas, AGR, Tatarakis, M, Clarke, RJ, Lancaster, KL, Karsch, S, Schreiber, J, Najmudin, Z, Dangor, AE & Krushelnick, K 2010, 'Plasma cavitation in ultraintense laser interactions with underdense helium plasmas', New Journal of Physics, vol. 12, 045014. https://doi.org/10.1088/1367-2630/12/4/045014

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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. (2010). Plasma cavitation in ultraintense laser interactions with underdense helium plasmas. New Journal of Physics, 12, [045014]. https://doi.org/10.1088/1367-2630/12/4/045014

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Nilson PM, Mangles SPD, Willingale L, Kaluza MC, Thomas AGR, Tatarakis M et al. Plasma cavitation in ultraintense laser interactions with underdense helium plasmas. New Journal of Physics. 2010 Apr 30;12. 045014. https://doi.org/10.1088/1367-2630/12/4/045014

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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. / Plasma cavitation in ultraintense laser interactions with underdense helium plasmas. In: New Journal of Physics. 2010 ; Vol. 12.

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title = "Plasma cavitation in ultraintense laser interactions with underdense helium plasmas",
abstract = "Plasma cavitation in an underdense helium plasma driven by an ultraintense laser pulse (I > 10(20) W cm(-2)) is studied. Shadowgraphy and interferometry diagnose plasma channel formation as the laser pulse propagates through the underdense plasma. Measurements of the spatially resolved Thomson side-scattered light generated by the intense-driver pulse indicate the transverse and longitudinal extremities of the cavitated regions that form. Multiple laser-driven channels are observed and each is shown to be a source of electrons with energies greater than 100 MeV. Electron cavitation within an ion channel is consistent with the direct laser acceleration (DLA) mechanism that is present.",
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AU - Nilson, P. M.

AU - Mangles, S. P. D.

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AU - Kaluza, M. C.

AU - Thomas, A. G. R.

AU - Tatarakis, M.

AU - Clarke, R. J.

AU - Lancaster, K. L.

AU - Karsch, S.

AU - Schreiber, J.

AU - Najmudin, Z.

AU - Dangor, A. E.

AU - Krushelnick, K.

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AB - Plasma cavitation in an underdense helium plasma driven by an ultraintense laser pulse (I > 10(20) W cm(-2)) is studied. Shadowgraphy and interferometry diagnose plasma channel formation as the laser pulse propagates through the underdense plasma. Measurements of the spatially resolved Thomson side-scattered light generated by the intense-driver pulse indicate the transverse and longitudinal extremities of the cavitated regions that form. Multiple laser-driven channels are observed and each is shown to be a source of electrons with energies greater than 100 MeV. Electron cavitation within an ion channel is consistent with the direct laser acceleration (DLA) mechanism that is present.

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KW - ELECTRON-BEAMS

KW - WAVE-GUIDE

KW - INTENSE

KW - PULSES

KW - PROPAGATION

KW - ACCELERATOR

KW - WAKEFIELD

KW - EVOLUTION

U2 - 10.1088/1367-2630/12/4/045014

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