Generation of multi-MeV protons by interaction of modest laser intensities with H2O "Snow" nano-wire targets

A. Zigler*, T. Palchan, N. Bruner, E. Schleifer, S. Eisenmann, Z. Henis, M. Botton, S. A. Pikuzb, A. Y. Faenovb, K. A. Janulewicz, D. Gordon, P. Sprangle

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Abstract

We report on the generation of protons with energies of 6 MeV when irradiating an H2O nano-wire layer grown on a Sapphire plate with an intensity of 3 × 1017 W/cm2.

Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationAdvanced Accelerator Concepts - 14th Advanced Accelerator Concepts Workshop, AAC
Pages727-730
Number of pages4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2010
Event14th Workshop on Advanced Accelerator Concepts, AAC - Annapolis, MD, United States
Duration: 13 Jun 201019 Jun 2010

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
Volume1299
ISSN (Print)0094-243X
ISSN (Electronic)1551-7616

Conference

Conference14th Workshop on Advanced Accelerator Concepts, AAC
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityAnnapolis, MD
Period13/06/1019/06/10

Keywords

  • Laser acceleration
  • Laser beams
  • Nanoparticles
  • Proton beams
  • Sapphire

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