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Title: Advanced geometries and regimes

We review and discuss different schemes of laser ion acceleration as well as advanced target geometries in connection with the development of the laser-driven proton source for hadron therapy of oncological diseases, which is a part of the ELIMED project.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3] ; ; ;  [4] ;  [5] ; ;  [6]
  1. Univeristy of California, Berkeley, CA, 94720 (United States)
  2. Kansai Photon Science Institute, JAEA, Kizugawa, Kyoto 619-0215 (Japan)
  3. Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Bologna and INFN Sezione di Bologna, Via Irnerio, 46-I-40126 Bologna (Italy)
  4. Institute of Physics of the ASCR, ELI-Beamlines/HiLASE project, Na Slovance 2, 18221 Prague, Czech Republic and Czech Technical University in Prague, FNSPE, Brehova 7, 115 19 Prague (Czech Republic)
  5. Dipartimento di Energetica ed INFM, Università di Roma, La Sapienza, 00165 Roma (Italy)
  6. Institute of Physics of the ASCR, ELI-Beamlines/HiLASE project, Na Slovance 2, 18221 Prague (Czech Republic)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22218287
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 1546; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: 2. ELIMED workshop and panel, Catania (Italy), 18-19 Oct 2012; Other Information: (c) 2013 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; 62 RADIOLOGY AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE; ACCELERATION; ACCELERATORS; BEAM PRODUCTION; BEAM-PLASMA SYSTEMS; LASER TARGETS; LASER-PRODUCED PLASMA; NEOPLASMS; PROTON BEAMS; PROTON SOURCES; RADIOTHERAPY