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Laser magneto-cumulative accelerator of charged particles
Author(s): N. Vogel; V. Skvortsov
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Paper Abstract

High energy ion generation (energy in order of 10 Gev) have been estimated by interaction of picosecond laser pulses with an intensity of 6x1014 W/cm2 with metallic target in vacuum and gas atmosphere. In this paper we shall discuss the production of very high magnetic fields by flux compression in laser-induced plasmas and show experimental results on particle acceleration due to an explosively collapsed magnetic fields. Different nuclear track detectors have been used for heavy charged particle identification: synthetic mica, plastic nuclear detector CR-39, and glasses. Magnetic fields generated in laser-induced plasmas of order 30 -130 MGauss have been estimated by means of Faraday rotation and interferometric diagnostics with high temporal and spatial resolution.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 February 2011
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 7994, LAT 2010: International Conference on Lasers, Applications, and Technologies, 79941Z (17 February 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.879202
Show Author Affiliations
N. Vogel, Chemnitz Univ. of Technology (Germany)
V. Skvortsov, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (Russian Federation)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7994:
LAT 2010: International Conference on Lasers, Applications, and Technologies
Vladislav Panchenko; Gérard Mourou; Aleksei M. Zheltikov, Editor(s)

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