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Title: First demonstration of multi-MeV proton acceleration from a cryogenic hydrogen ribbon target

We show efficient laser driven proton acceleration up to 14 MeV from a 50 μm thick cryogenic hydrogen ribbon. Pulses of the short pulse laser ELFIE at LULI with a pulse length of ≈ 350 fs at an energy of 8 J per pulse are directed onto the target. The results were then compared to proton spectra from metal and plastic foils with different thicknesses and show a similar good performance both in maximum energy as well as in proton number. Thus, this target type is a promising candidate for experiments with high repetition rate laser systems.
Authors:
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  1. Inst. of Radiation Physics, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Dresden (Germany)
  2. Inst. of Radiation Physics, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Dresden (Germany); Dresden Univ. of Technology (Germany)
  3. Univ. of Grenoble (France).
  4. Univ. of Grenoble (France)
  5. National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), Strasbourg (France); Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau (France); ; Univ. Paris-Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette (France); Pierre-and-Marie-Curie Univ., Paris (France); Sorbonne Univ., Paris (France)
  6. National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), Strasbourg (France); Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau (France); Univ. Paris-Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette (France); Pierre-and-Marie-Curie Univ., Paris (France); Sorbonne Univ., Paris (France)
  7. SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States). High Energy Density Science Division
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
AC02-76SF00515; 654148; 03ZIK445; 633053
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 60; Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 0741-3335
Publisher:
IOP Science
Research Org:
Inst.of Radiation Physics, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Dresden (Germany)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) (SC-24); European Union (EU); Laserlab-Europe, Berlin (Germany); German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF); National Research Agency (ANR); European Consortium for the Development of Fusion Energy (EUROfusion)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS
OSTI Identifier:
1422027

Kraft, Stephan, Obst, Lieselotte, Metzkes-Ng, Josefine, Schlenvoigt, Hans-Peter, Zeil, Karl, Michaux, Sylvain, Chatain, Denis, Perin, Jean Paul, Chen, Sophia, Fuchs, Julien, Gauthier, Maxence, Cowan, Thomas E., and Schramm, Ulrich. First demonstration of multi-MeV proton acceleration from a cryogenic hydrogen ribbon target. United States: N. p., Web. doi:10.1088/1361-6587/aaae38.
Kraft, Stephan, Obst, Lieselotte, Metzkes-Ng, Josefine, Schlenvoigt, Hans-Peter, Zeil, Karl, Michaux, Sylvain, Chatain, Denis, Perin, Jean Paul, Chen, Sophia, Fuchs, Julien, Gauthier, Maxence, Cowan, Thomas E., & Schramm, Ulrich. First demonstration of multi-MeV proton acceleration from a cryogenic hydrogen ribbon target. United States. doi:10.1088/1361-6587/aaae38.
Kraft, Stephan, Obst, Lieselotte, Metzkes-Ng, Josefine, Schlenvoigt, Hans-Peter, Zeil, Karl, Michaux, Sylvain, Chatain, Denis, Perin, Jean Paul, Chen, Sophia, Fuchs, Julien, Gauthier, Maxence, Cowan, Thomas E., and Schramm, Ulrich. 2018. "First demonstration of multi-MeV proton acceleration from a cryogenic hydrogen ribbon target". United States. doi:10.1088/1361-6587/aaae38.
@article{osti_1422027,
title = {First demonstration of multi-MeV proton acceleration from a cryogenic hydrogen ribbon target},
author = {Kraft, Stephan and Obst, Lieselotte and Metzkes-Ng, Josefine and Schlenvoigt, Hans-Peter and Zeil, Karl and Michaux, Sylvain and Chatain, Denis and Perin, Jean Paul and Chen, Sophia and Fuchs, Julien and Gauthier, Maxence and Cowan, Thomas E. and Schramm, Ulrich},
abstractNote = {We show efficient laser driven proton acceleration up to 14 MeV from a 50 μm thick cryogenic hydrogen ribbon. Pulses of the short pulse laser ELFIE at LULI with a pulse length of ≈ 350 fs at an energy of 8 J per pulse are directed onto the target. The results were then compared to proton spectra from metal and plastic foils with different thicknesses and show a similar good performance both in maximum energy as well as in proton number. Thus, this target type is a promising candidate for experiments with high repetition rate laser systems.},
doi = {10.1088/1361-6587/aaae38},
journal = {Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion},
number = 4,
volume = 60,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {2}
}