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Seminar Applications of Laser-Particle Acceleration (geeignet für Bachelor und Master) – Themen

Nr Thema Literatur Kontakt


Laser-Wakefield acceleration of electrons

Book: Applications of Laser-Particle Acceleration (Bolton, Parodi, Schreiber), Chapter 2

Doktorarbeit A. Popp, LMU (2011); Dream-Beams Nature 2004



Laser-Accelerated Electrons as X-Ray/γ-Ray Sources

Book: Applications of Laser-Particle Acceleration (Bolton, Parodi, Schreiber), Chapter 4

Schreiber / Karsch


Laser-driven Ion Acceleration

Book: Applications of Laser-Particle Acceleration (Bolton, Parodi, Schreiber), Chapter 5

Schreiber J, Bolton PR, Parodi K, Invited Review Article: "Hands-on" laser-driven ion acceleration: A primer for laser-driven source development and potential applications, Review of Scientific Instruments 87 (2016) 071101.

J. Schreiber et al., Analytical model for ion acceleration by high-intensity laser pulses, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 045005 (2006)
J .Schreiber, Doktorarbeit LMU, 2006

Schreiber / Hartmann


New Tools for Facing New Challenges in Radiation Chemistry

Book: Applications of Laser-Particle Acceleration (Bolton, Parodi, Schreiber), Chapter 7



Ultra-short ion bunch measurements

Book: Applications of Laser-Particle Acceleration (Bolton, Parodi, Schreiber), Chapter 9

Dromey, B. et al. Picosecond metrology of laser-driven proton bursts. Nat Commun 7, 10642, doi:10.1038/ncomms10642 (2016).


Weitere Themen


Ion-Bunch Energy Acoustic Tracing (I-BEAT)

Haffa D, Yang R, Bin J, Lehrack S, Brack FE, Ding H, Englbrecht FS, Gao Y, Gebhard J, Gilljohann M, Gotzfried J, Hartmann J, Herr S, Hilz P, Kraft SD, Kreuzer C, Kroll F, Lindner FH, Metzkes-Ng J, Ostermayr TM, Ridente E, Rosch TF, Schilling G, Schlenvoigt HP, Speicher M, Taray D, Wurl M, Zeil K, Schramm U, Karsch S, Parodi K, Bolton PR, Assmann W, Schreiber J, I-BEAT: Ultrasonic method for online measurement of the energy distribution of a single ion bunch, Sci Rep 9 (2019) 6714.



Time-Resolved Intensity Contouring (TRIC)

Haffa D, Bin J, Speicher M, Allinger K, Hartmann J, Kreuzer C, Ridente E, Ostermayr TM, Schreiber J, Temporally Resolved Intensity Contouring (TRIC) for characterization of the absolute spatio-temporal intensity distribution of a relativistic, femtosecond laser pulse, Sci Rep 9 (2019) 7697.

Schreiber, Speicher


Chirped Pulse Amplification

Strickland D, Mourou G, Compression of amplified chirped optical pulses, Optics Communications 56 (1985) 219-221.

G.A. Mourou et al., Optics in the relativistic regime, Rev. Mod. Phys. 78, 309 (2006)



Temporal characterisation of femtosecond laser pulses

R. Trebino, Frequency-Resolved Optical Gating: The measurement of ultrashort laser pulses



Laser-driven Ion Acceleration from Isolated Microplasmas


Hilz, P. et al. Isolated proton bunch acceleration by a petawatt laser pulse. Nat Commun 9, 423, doi:10.1038/s41467-017-02663-1 (2018)

Ostermayr, T. M. et al. Proton acceleration by irradiation of isolated spheres with an intense laser pulse. Phys Rev E 94, 033208, doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.94.033208 (2016).       



Zeitaufgelöste Ionen-Radiography/Deflectometrie

L. Romagnani et al., Dynamics of electric fields driving the laser acceleration of multi-MeV protons, Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 195001 (2005)


Optical probing of fast processes in plasmas

A. Buck et al., Real-time observation of laser-driven electron acceleration, Nature Phys. 7, 543 (2011)

A. Sävert et al., Direct imaging of the dynamics of a laser-plasma accelerator operating in the bubble-regime, arXive:1402.3052

Martin Speicher (Schreiber, LMU)


Der relativistischer Spiegel

D. Kiefer et al., Relativistic electron mirrors from nanoscale foils for coherent frequency upshift to the extreme ultraviolet, Nature Comm. 4, 1763 (2013)

H.-C. Wu et al, Uniform laser-driven relativistic electron layer for coherent Thomson scattering, Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 234801 (2010)


Lasergetriebene Trägheitsfusion

S. Atzeni und J. Meyer-ter-Vehn, The physics of inertial fusion, Oxford Science Publications (2004)

Prof. Jürgen Meyer-ter-Vehn, MPQ Garching


Coherent Synchrotron radiation

B. Dromey, S. Rykovanov, M. Yeung, R. Horlein, D. Jung, D.C. Gautier, T. Dzelzainis, D. Kiefer, S. Palaniyppan, R. Shah, J. Schreiber, H. Ruhl, J.C. Fernandez, C.L.S. Lewis, M. Zepf, B.M. Hegelich, "Coherent synchrotron emission from electron nanobunches formed in relativistic laser-plasma interactions," Nat Phys 8, 804-808 (2012).

W.J. Ma, J.H. Bin, H.Y. Wang, M. Yeung, C. Kreuzer, M. Streeter, P.S. Foster, S. Cousens, D. Kiefer, B. Dromey, X.Q. Yan, J. Meyer-ter-Vehn, M. Zepf, J. Schreiber, "Bright subcycle extreme ultraviolet bursts from a single dense relativistic electron sheet," Physical review letters 113, 235002 (2014).

M. Yeung, B. Dromey, S. Cousens, T. Dzelzainis, D. Kiefer, J. Schreiber, J.H. Bin, W. Ma, C. Kreuzer, J. Meyer-ter-Vehn, M.J.V. Streeter, P.S. Foster, S. Rykovanov, M. Zepf, "Dependence of Laser-Driven Coherent Synchrotron Emission Efficiency on Pulse Ellipticity and Implications for Polarization Gating," Physical review letters 1122014).



Pulse compression in underdense plasmas

J. Schreiber, et al. "Complete temporal characterization of asymmetric pulse compression in a laser wakefield," Physical review letters 105, 235003 (2010) and references therein/citing papers



Relativistic Plasma Engineering

J.H. Bin, W.J. Ma, H.Y. Wang, M.J.V. Streeter, C. Kreuzer, D. Kiefer, M. Yeung, S. Cousens, P.S. Foster, B. Dromey, X.Q. Yan, R. Ramis, J. Meyer-ter-Vehn, M. Zepf, J. Schreiber, "Ion Acceleration Using Relativistic Pulse Shaping in Near-Critical-Density Plasmas," Physical review letters 1152015). Schreiber
Übersichts-Paper Ionenbeschleunigung und Anwendungen Daido et al., Review of laser-driven ion sources and their applications, RPP 75, 056401 (2012)
A. Macchi, Ion acceleration by superintense laser-plasma interaction, Rev. Mod. Phys. 85, 751–793 (2013)