Acceleration of protons to above 6 MeV using H2O "snow" nanowire targets

I. Pomerantz*, E. Schleifer, E. Nahum, S. Eisenmann, M. Botton, D. Gordon, P. Sprangel, A. Zigler

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

A scheme is presented for using H2O "snow" nanowire targets for the generation of fast protons. This novel method may relax the requirements for very high laser intensities, thus reducing the size and cost of laser based ion acceleration system.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLight at Extreme Intensities 2011
Pages159-164
Number of pages6
DOIs
StatePublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes
EventLight at Extreme Intensities 2011, LEI 2011 - Szeged, Hungary
Duration: 14 Nov 201118 Nov 2011

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
Volume1462
ISSN (Print)0094-243X
ISSN (Electronic)1551-7616

Conference

ConferenceLight at Extreme Intensities 2011, LEI 2011
Country/TerritoryHungary
CitySzeged
Period14/11/1118/11/11

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