Selected Recent Publications

2012

Vieira, J., Martins, J.L., Pathak, V.B., Fonseca, R.A., Mori, W.B., Silva, L.O., “Magnetically assisted self-injection and radiation generation for plasma-based acceleration,” Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, Vol. 54, No., 12, pp. 124044/1-7, Part 1-2 (December 2012)

Fiuza, F., Stockem, A., Boella, E., Fonseca, R.A., Silva, L.O., Haberberger, D., Tochitsky, S., Gong, C., Mori, W.B., Joshi, C., “Laser-Driven Shock Acceleration of Monoenergetic Ion Beams,” Physical Review Letters, Vol. 109, No., 21, pp. 215001/1-5 (20 November 2012)

Ellis, I.N., Strozzi, D.J., Winjum, B.J., Tsung, F.S., Grismayer, T., Mori, W.B., Fahlen, J.E., Williams, E.A., “Convective Raman amplification of light pulses causing kinetic inflation in inertial fusion plasmas,” Physics of Plasmas, Vol. 19, No. 11, pp. 112704/1-15 (November 2012)

Wang, W.M., Sheng, Z.M., Zeng, M., Liu, Y., Hu, Z.D., Kawata, S., Zheng, C.Y., Mori, W.B., Chen, L.M., Li, Y.T., Zhang, J., “Upper limit power for self-guided propagation of intense lasers in plasma,” Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 101, No. 18, pp. 184104/1-4 (29 October 2012)

Liu, J.L., Sheng, Z.M., Zheng, J., Wang, W.M., Yu, M.Y., Liu, C.S., Mori, W.B., Zhang, J., “Two-stage acceleration of protons from relativistic laser-solid interaction,” Physical Review Special Topics-Accelerators and Beams, Vol. 15, No. 10 pp. 101301/1-9 (24 October 2012)

Vieira, J., Fonseca, R.A., Mori, W.B., Silva, L.O., “Ion Motion in Self-Modulated Plasma Wakefield Accelerators,” Physical Review Letters, Vol. 109, No. 14, pp. 145005/1-5 (5 October 2012)

Liu, J.L., Sheng, Z.M., Zheng, J., Wang, W.M., Yu, M.Y., Liu, C.S., Mori, W.B., Zhang, J., “Two-stage acceleration of protons from relativistic laser-solid interaction,” Physical Review Special Topics-Accelerators and Beams, Vol. 15, No. 10, pp. 101301/1-9 (October 2012)

Liu, Y., Sheng, Z.M., Zheng, J., Li, F.Y., Xu, X.L., Lu, W., Mori, W.B., Liu, C.S., Zhang, J., “Ultrafast XUV emission from laser wakefields in underdense plasma,” New Journal of Physics, Vol. 14, pp. 083031/1-12 (24 August 2012)

Tsung, F., Tochitsky, S.Y., Haberberger, D.J., Mori, W.B., Joshi, C., “CO2 Laser acceleration of forward directed MeV proton beams in a gas target at critical plasma density,” Journal of Plasma Physics, Vol. 78 Special Issue, pp. 373-382 Part 4 (August 2012)

Tzoufras, M., Huang, C., Cooley, J.H., Tsung, F.S., Vieira, J., Mori, W.B., “Simulations of efficient laser wakefield accelerators from 1 to 100 GeV,” Journal of Plasma Physics, Vol. 78, Special Issue, pp. 401-412, Part 4 (August 2012)

Vieira, J., Fang, Y., Mori, W.B., Silva, L.O., Muggli, P., “Transverse self-modulation of ultra-relativistic lepton beams in the plasma wakefield accelerator,” Physics of Plasmas, Vol. 19, No. 6, pp. 063105/1-8 (13 June 2012)

Fiuza, F., Fonseca, R.A., Tonge, J., Mori, W.B., Silva, L.O., “Weibel-Instability-Mediated Collisionless Shocks in the Laboratory with Ultraintense Lasers,” Physical Review Letters, Vol. 108, No. 23, pp. 235004/1-5 (8 June 2012)

Vieira, J., Martins, S.F., Fiuza, F., Huang, C.K., Mori, W.B., Mangles, S.P.D., Kneip, S., Nagel, S., Najmudin, Z., Silva, L.O., “Influence of realistic parameters on state-of-the-art laser wakefield accelerator experiments,” Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, Vol. 54, No. 5, pp. 055010/1-9 (May 2012)

Yan, R.; Ren, C.; Li, J.; et al. “Generating energetic electrons through staged acceleration in the two-plasmon-decay instability in inertial confinement fusion,” Physical Review Letters, Vol. 108, No. 17, pp. 175002/1-5 (24 April 2012)

Haberberger, D., Tochitsky, S., Fiuza, F., Gong, C., Fonseca, R.A., Silva, L.O., Mori, W.B., Joshi, C., “Collisionless shocks in laser-produced plasma generate monoenergetic high-energy proton beams,” Nature Physics, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 95-99 (January 2012).

 


2011

W. Mori et al., “Dream beams: Extreme-scale computing enabling new accelerator technologies for the energy and intensity frontiers,” Proceedings of SciDAC 2010, July 2010 to appear in Journal of Physics.

Fiuza, F., Fonseca, R.A., Silva, L.O., Tonge, J., May, J. Mori, W.B., “Three-Dimensional Simulations of Laser-Plasma Interactions at Ultrahigh Intensities,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 39, No. 11, pp. 2618-19 (7 November 2011).

Ellis, I.N., Graziani, F.R., Glosli, J.N., Strozzi, D.J., Surh, M.P., Richards, D.F., Decyk, V.K., Mori, W.B., “Studies of particle wake potentials in plasmas,” High Energy Density Physics, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 191-196 (Sept 2011).

May, J., Tonge, J., Fiuza, F., Fonseca, R.A., Ren, C., Mori, W.B., “Mechanism of generating fast electrons by an intense laser at a steep overdense interface,” Phys. Rev. E, Vol. 84, No. 2, pp. 025401(R)/1-4 (3 August 2011).

Vieira, J., Huang, C.K., Mori, W.B., Silva, L.O., “Polarized beam conditioning in plasma based acceleration,” Physical Review Special Topics – Accelerators and Beams, Vol. 14, No. 7, pp. 071303/1-11 (28 July 2011).

Pollack, B.B., Clayton, C.E., Ralph, J.E. , Albert, F., Davidson, A., Divol, L., Filip, C., Glenzer, S.H., Herpoldt, K., Lu, W., Marsh, K.A., Meinecke, J., Mori, W.B., Pak, A., Rensink, T.C., Ross, J.S., Shaw, J., Tynan, G.R., Joshi, C., Froula, D.H., "Demonstration of a Narrow Energy Spread, ∼0.5  GeV Electron Beam from a Two-Stage Laser Wakefield Accelerator," Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 107, no. 4, 045001 (July 2011)

Fiuza, F. Marti, M., Fonseca, R.A., Silva, L.O., Tonge, J., Mori, W.B., “Efficient modeling of laser-plasma interactions in high energy density scenarios,” Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, vol. 53, no. 7, 074004 (July 2011)

Grismayer, T., Fahlen, J.E., Decyk, V.K., Mori, W.B., “On the time-dependent resonant width for Landau damping: theory and PIC simulation,” Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion vol. 53, no. 7, 074011 (July 2011)

Vieira, J., Martins, S.F., Pathak, V.B., Fonseca, R.A., Mori, W.B., Silva, L.O., “Magnetic Control of Particle Injection in Plasma Based Accelerators,” Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 106, no. 22, 225001 (May 2011)

Kimura, W.D., Milchberg, H.M., Muggli, P., Li, X. Mori, W.B., “Hollow plasma channel for positron plasma wakefield acceleration,” Phys. Rev. Special Topics – Accelerators & Beams, vol. 14, no. 4, 041301 (April 2011)

Fahlen, J. E., Winjum, B. J., Grismayer, T., Mori, W.B., "Transverse plasma-wave localization in multiple dimensions." Phys. Rev. E 83, 045401(R) (April 2011).

Li, G., Yan, R., Ren, C., Tonge, J., Mori, W.B., “Three-dimensional particle-in-cell simulations of laser channeling in fast ignition,” Physics of Plasmas, vol. 18, no. 4, 042703 (April 2011)

Bell, A.R., Tzoufras, M. “Electron transport and shock ignition," Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion. 53 (4), 045010 (April 2011).

Decyk, V.K., Singh, T.V., "Adaptable Particle-in-Cell algorithms for graphical processing units," Computer Physics Communications 182, 641 (March 2011).

Gholizadeh, R., Katsouleas, T., Huang, C., Mori, W.B., Muggli, P., “Effect of temperature on ion motion in future plasma wakefield accelerators," Phys. Rev. Special Topics – Accelerators & Beams, vol. 14, no. 2, 021303 (Feb 2011)

 


2010

Blumenfeld, I., Clayton, C.E., Decker, F. J., Hogan, M. J., Huang, C., Ischebeck, R., Iverson, R. H., Joshi, C., Katsouleas, T., Kirby, N., Lu, W., Marsh, K. A., Mori, W. B., Muggli, P., Oz, E. Oz, R.H. Siemann, D. R. Walz, and M. Zhou, “Scaling of the Longitudinal Electric Field and Transformer Ratio in a non-linear Plasma Wakefield Accelerator," Physical Review Special Topics –Accelerators and Beams, vol. 13, no. 11, 111301/1-5 Nov 2010.

Clayton, C.E., Ralph, J.E., Albert, F., Fonseca, R.A., Glenzer, S.H., Joshi, C. Lu, W. Marsh, K.A., Martins, S.F., Mori, W.B., Pak, A. Tsung, F.S., Pollock, B.B., Ross, J.S., Silva, L.O., Froula, D.H., “Self-Guided Laser Wakefield Acceleration beyond 1 GeV Using Ionization-Induced Injection,” Physical Review Letters, vol. 105, no. 10 pp 105003/1-4 Sept 2010.

Kaluza, M. C.; Schlenvoigt, H. -P.; Mangles, S. P. D.; Thomas, A. G. R.; Dangor, A. E.; Schwoerer, H.; Mori, W. B.; Najmudin, Z.; Krushelnick, K. M., “Measurement of Magnetic-Field Structures in a Laser-Wakefield Accelerator,” Physical Review Letters, vol. 105, no. 11, pp 115002/1-4 Sept 2010.

Lu, W.; An, W.; Zhou, M.; Joshi, C.; Huang, C.; Mori, W. B., “The optimum plasma density for plasma wakefield excitation in the blowout regime,” New Journal of Physics, Volume 12, no. 8, pp. 085002/1-8 Aug 2010.

Mozer, F.S., and P.L. Pritchett, "Magnetic field reconnection: A first-principles perspectiv e," Physics Today, p. 34, June 2010.

Hogan, M. J., Raubenheimer, T. O .Seryi, A., Muggli, P., Katsouleas, T., Huang, C., Lu, W., An, W., Marsh, K. A., Mori, W. B., Clayton, C. E., Joshi, C., “Plasma wakefield acceleration experiments at FACET,” New Journal of Physics, Volume 12, no. 5, pp. 055030/1-19 May 2010.

Martins Samuel .F., Fonseca Ricardo .A., Silva Luis .O., Lu Wei., Mori Warren.B. “Numerical simulations of laser wakefield accelerators in optimal Lore ntz frames,” Computer Physics Communications, vol. 181, no. 5 pp 869-875 May 2010.

Martins, S.F., Fonseca, R.A., Vieira, J., Silva, L.O., Lu, W., Mori, W.B., “Modeling laser wakefield accelerator experiments with ultrafast particle-in-cell simulations in boosted frames,” Physics of Plasmas, vol. 17, no. 5, pp. 056705/1-6 (May 2010)

Ralph, J.E., Clayton, C.E., Albert, F., Pollack, B.B., Martins, S.F., Pak, A.E., Marsh, K.A., Shaw, J.L., Till, A., Palastro, J.P., Lu, W., Glenzer, S.H., Silva, L.O., Mori, W.B., Joshi, C., Froula, D.H., “Laser wakefield acceleration at reduced density in the self-guided regime,” Physics of Plasmas, vol. 17, no. 5, pp. 056709/1-6 (May 2010)

Gholizaeh, R., Katsouleasm T., Muggli, P., Huang, C., Mori, W., “Preservation of Beam Emittance in the Presence of Ion Motion in Future High-Energy Plasma-Wakefield-Based Colliders,” Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 104, no. 15, id. 155001 (April 2010)

Martins S.F., Fonseca R.A., Lu W., Mori W.B., Silva L.O., “Exploring LWFA regimes for near term lasers using particle-in-cell simulations in Lorentz boosted frames,” Nature Physics, vol. 6, pp 312-316 April 2010.

Winjum B.J., Fahlen J.E., Tsung F.S., Mori W.B., “Effects of plasma wave packets and local pump depletion in Stimulated Raman Scattering,” Physical Review E Vol. 81, Issue 4 pp 045401(R)/1-4 April 2010.

Vieira, J.; Fiúza, F.; Silva, L. O.; Tzoufras, M.; Mori, W. B., “Onset of self-steepening of intense laser pulses in plasmas,” New Journal of Physics, Volume 12, Issue 4, pp. 045025 April 2010.

Muggli, P., Blumenfeld, I., Clayton, C. E., Decker, F. J., Hogan, M. J., Huang, C., Ischebec k, R., Iverson, R. H., Joshi, C., Katsouleas, T., Kirby, N., Lu, W., Marsh, K. A., Mori, W. B., Oz, E., Siemann, R. H., Walz, D. R., Zhou, M., "Energy gain scaling with plasma length and density in the plasma wakefield accelerator,” New Journal of Physics, Volume 12, Issue 4, pp. 045022/1-12 April 2010.

Pak A. Marsh K.A., Martins S.F., Lu W., Mori W.B., Joshi C., “Injection and trapping of tunnel ionized electrons into laser produced wakes,” Physical Review Letters, vol. 104, no. 2, pp 025003/1-4 Jan 2010.

Pritchett, P.L., and F.V. Coroniti, "A kinetic ballooning/interchange instability in the magnetotail," J. Geophys. Res., 115, A06301, doi:10.1029/2009JA014752, 2010.

 


Selected Archive

alt Energy Doubling of 42 GeV Electrons in a Metre-Scale Plasma Wakefield Accelerator (Nature, 2007)
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Multi-GeV Energy Gain in a Plasma-Wakefield Accelerator (Physical Review Letters, 2005)

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X-Ray Emission from Betatron Motion in a Plasma Wiggler (Physical Review Letters, 2002)