20-21 October 2021
ELI Beamlines
Europe/Prague timezone

Panel 8

Laser-Plasma Ion Sources at the ELIMAIA Beamline
Chair: Lorenzo Giuffrida

Link for PANELLISTS (password: users2021)

Link for ATTENDEES (password: uc2021)


13:30 - 14:05
Status and Perspectives of Laser-driven Ion Sources at ELIMAIA
Marco BORGHESI
Queen’s University Belfast, UK

14:05 - 14:30
Scaling of Hybrid Mechanisms of Laser-driven Ion Acceleration
Paul McKenna
University of Strathclyde, UK


14:30 - 14:55
Tumor Irradiation in Mice with Laser-accelerated Proton Beams at DRACO-PW - Status and Perspectives
Ulrich Schramm
HZDR, Germany


14:55 -  15:25 / Coffee Break


15:25 - 17:25 / Users’ talks
@ 10 + 5min

15:25 – 15:40
Coupling High-rep-rate Lasers with Cognitive Simulation for Precision Tailoring of Laser-driven Ion Sources
Tammy Ma
LLNL, USA


15:40 – 15:55
Laser Ion Acceleration from Tailored Solid Targets with Micron-scale Channels
K.V. Lezhnin, S.V. Bulanov
Princeton University, USA

15:55 – 16:10
Enhancement of Ion Acceleration by Laser-Pulse Shaping via Plasma Shutter
Martin Matys
ELI Beamlines, Czech Republic

16:10 – 16:25
Plasma Mirrors as a Path to the Schwinger Limit
Henri Vincenti
CEA, France


16:25 – 16:40
Ion Acceleration at High Repetition Rate Using Liquid Jet Targets (TBC)
Enam Chowdhury
The Ohio State University, USA


16:40 – 16:55
Combined laser combined laser-based x-ray fluorescence and particle-induced x-ray emission for versatile multi-element analysis
Patrizio Antici
INRS, Canada

16:55 – 17:10
Prospective on Neutron Generation and Application at ELIMAIA
Satyabrata Kar
Queen’s University Belfast, UK

17:10 – 17:25
First Experiments on Laser Driven Ion Acceleration at ELI-NP
Mihail Cernaianu
ELI-NP, Romania

17:25 – 17:40
Automated Control and Optimisation of High-intensity Laser-solid Interactions at Multi-Hz Repetition Rates
Charlotte Palmer
Queen’s University Belfast, UK

17:40 – 17:55
Cryogenic hydrogen targets for high-repetition rate ion acceleration
Fabien SOURIS
CEA, France


17:55  / Panel discussion