Density measurements of laser interaction with ordered structured 'snow' targets

E. Schleifer*, M. Botton, E. Nahum, S. Eisenman, A. Zigler, Z. Henis

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Abstract

This paper presents a new method to control the position of a micro-column snow target. This target enables the measurement of the mean electron density of the pre-plasma created by a pre-pulse with different time delays. This research will allow a better understanding of the generation of fast protons from the interaction between a structured pre-plasma and a high intensity laser.

Original languageAmerican English
Article numbere15
JournalHigh Power Laser Science and Engineering
Volume2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Feb 2014

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Keywords

  • high intensity lasers
  • plasma
  • proton acceleration

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