Publications

Journal Publications

Automation and Control of Wakefield Laser Wakefield Accelerators Using Bayesian Optimization.

R. J. Shalloo,  S. J. D. Dann and M. J. V. Streeter on the difficulty in control and optimization of the accelerator outputs due to coupling between input parameters and the dynamic evolution of the accelerating structure. Nature,  December 11, 2020

Characterizing extreme laser intensities by ponderomotive acceleration of protons from rarified gas

O. E. Vais, A. G. R. Thomas, A. Maksimchuk, K. Krushelnick and V. Yu. Bychenkov.  A proposal for a new method to diagnose extreme laser intensities through measurement of angular and spectral distributions of protons directly accelerated by the laser focused into a rarefied gas. New Journal of Physics 22, 023003 (2020).

Conference Presentations

Anatoly Maksimchuk, John Nees, Galina Kalinchenko, Bixue Hou, Yong Ma, Andrew McKelvey, Tan Shi, Igor Jovanovic, Carolyn Kuranz, Alexander Thomas, Louise Willingale and Karl Krushelnick, “ZEUS: A National Science Foundation mid-scale user facility for laser-driven science in the QED regime,” American Physical Society 62-th Annual Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, 9-13, 2020, remote, VP15.00002.

John Nees, Anatoly Maksimchuk, Galina Kalinchenko, Bixue Hou, Yong Ma, Andrew McKelvey, Louise Willingale, Igor Jovanovic, Carolyn Kuranz, Alexander Thomas, and Karl Krushelnick, “ZEUS: A National Science Foundation Mid-Scale Facility for Laser-Driven Science in the QED Regime,” 2020 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, CA, USA, 2020, pp. 1-2.

I. Jovanovic, G. Kalinchenko, C. Kuranz, A. Maksimchuk, J. Nees, A. G. R. Thomas, L. Willingale, K. Krushelnick,  “Zettawatt-Equivalent Ultrashort Pulse Laser System (ZEUS) at the University of Michigan” Ultrafast Optics XII, October 6–11, 2019, Brač, Croatia, TH14.6.

A. Maksimchuk, I. Jovanovic, G. Kalinchenko, C. Kuranz, Nees, A. G. R. Thomas, L. Willingale, and K. Krushelnick, “Zettawatt-Equivalent Ultrashort Pulse Laser System (ZEUS) at the University of Michigan,” American Physical Society 61-th Annual Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, October 21–25, 2019, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, YP10.00049.