Progress Towards a Laser Produced Relativistic Electron-Positron Pair Plasma

Hui Chen, J. Bonlie, R. Cauble, F. Fiuza, W. Goldstein, A. Hazi, C. Keane, A. Link, E. Marley, S. R. Nagel, J. Park, R. Shepherd, G. J. Williams, D. D. Meyerhofer, G. Fiksel, D. Barnak, P. Y. Chang, M. Nakai, Y. Arikawa, H. AzechiS. Fujioka, S. Kojima, N. Miyanaga, T. Morita, T. Nagai, H. Nishimura, T. Ozaki, Y. Sakawa, H. Takabe, Z. Zhang, S. Kerr, R. Fedosejevs, Y. Sentoku, M. P. Hill, D. J. Hoarty, L. M.R. Hobbs, S. F. James

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A set of experiments has been performed exploring unique characteristics of pair jets and plasmas at several energetic short-pulse laser facilities including Titan at Livermore and OMEGA EP in Rochester, as well as the Osaka LFEX and AWE Orion lasers. New results are summarized, including positron beam emittance, scaling of pair production vs. laser energy, and initial results on the pair jet collimation using electromagnetic fields.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012010
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2016
Externally publishedYes
Event8th International Conference on Inertial Fusion Sciences and Applications, IFSA 2013 - Nara, Japan
Duration: Sept 8 2013Sept 13 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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