Publications Schedule

Center for High Energy Density Science Publications Bibliography

Additional publications can also be found on the CHEDS Publications page.

2013

A. Voronin, A. Zheltikov, T. Ditmire, B. Rus, and G. Korn
Subexawatt few-cycle lightwave generation via mu.tipetawatt pulse compression
Optics Communications 291:299–303 2013 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.optcom.2012.10.057
D. Taylor, E. Liang, T. Clarke, A. Henderson, P. Chaguine, X. Wang, G. Dyer, K. Serratto, N. Riley, M. Donovan, and T. Ditmire
Hot electron production using the Texas Petawatt Laser irradiating thick gold targets
High Energy Density Physics 9:363–368 2013 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hedp.2013.02.002
M. Storm, S. Jiang, D. Wertepny, C. Orban, J. Morrison, C. Willis, E. McCary, P. Balencourt, J. Snyder, E. Chowdhury, W. Bang, E. Gaul, G. Dyer, T. Ditmire, R. Freeman, and K. Akli
Fast neutron production from lithium converters and laser driven protons
Phys. Plasmas 20:053106 2013 http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4803648
X. Wang, R. Zgadzaj, N. Fazel, Z. Li, S. Yi, X. Zhang, W. Henderson, Y. Chang, R. Korzekwa, H. Tsai, C. Pai, H. Quevedo, G. Dyer, E. Gaul, M. Martinez, A. Bernstein, T. Borger, M. Spinks, M. Donovan, V. Khudik, G. Shvets, T. Ditmire, and M. Downer
Quasi-monoenergetic laser-plasma acceleration of electrons to 2 GeV
Nature Commun. 4 2013 http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms2988

2012

H. Thomas, A. Helal, K. Hoffmann, N. Kandadai, J. Keto, J. Andreasson, B. Iwan, M. Siebert, N. Timneanu, J. Hajdu, M. Adolph, T. Gorkhover, D. Rupp, S. Schorb, T. Möller, G. Doumy, L. DiMauro, M. Hoener, B. Murphy, N. Berrah, M. Messerschmidt, J. Bozek, C. Bostedt, and T. Ditmire
Explosions of Xenon Clusters in Ultraintense Femtosecond X-Ray Pulses from the LCLS Free Electron Laser
Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 133401 2012
J. Morrison, M. Storm, E. Chowdhury, K. Akli, S. Feldman, C. Willis, R. Daskalova, T. Growden, P. Berger, T. Ditmire, L. Van Woerkom, and R. Freeman
Selective deuteron production using target normal sheath acceleration
Phys. Plasmas 19, 030707 2012 http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3695061
W. Bang, H. Quevedo, G. Dyer, J. Rougk, I. Kim, M. McCormick, A. Bernstein, and T. Ditmire
Calibration of the neutron detectors for the cluster fusion experiment on the Texas Petawatt Laser
Review of Scientific Instruments 83, 063504–7 2012 http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4729121
K. Akli, M. Storm, M. McMahon, S. Jiang, V. Ovchinnikov, D. Schumacher, R. Freeman, G. Dyer, and T. Titmire
Time dependence of fast electron beam divergence in ultraintense laser–plasma interactions
J. Kern, S. Feldman, I. Kim, G. Dyer, B. Cho, A. Bernstein, and T. Ditmire
Simultaneous imaging of K–α radiation and coherent transition radiation from relativistic-intensity laser-irradiated solid target plasmas
High Energy Density Physics 8, p. 60 2012
P. Brady, H. Quevedo, P. Valanju, R. Bengtson, and T. Ditmire
Magnetized and collimated millimeter scale plasma jets with astrophysical relevance
Phys. Plasmas 19, 012121 2012 http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3671953
D. Milathianaki, D. Swift, J. Hawreliak, B. El-Dasher, J. McNaney, H .Lorenzana, and T. Ditmire
In situ lattice measurement of the bcc phase boundary in Mg on the principal shock Hugoniot
Phys. Rev. B 86, 014101 2012
N. Pedrazas, D. Worthington, D. Dalton, P. Sherek, S. Steuck, H. Quevedo, A. Bernstein, E. Taleff, and T. Ditmire
Effects of microstructure and composition on spall fracture in aluminum
Mat. Sci. Eng. A–Struct 536, 117 2012
A. Arefiev, B. Breizman, M. Schollmeier, and V. Khudik
Parametric amplification of laser-driven electron acceleration in underdense plasma
Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 145004 2012
X. Gao, X. Wang, B. Shim, A. Arefiev, R. Korzekwa, and M. Downer
Characterization of cluster/monomer ratio in pulsed supersonic gas jets
App. Phys. Lett. 100, 064101 2012

2011

B. Erk, K. Hoffmann, N. Kandadai, A. Helal, J. Keto, and T. Ditmire
Observation of shells in Coulomb explosions of rare-gas clusters
Phys. Rev. A 83, 043201 2011 http://pra.aps.org/abstract/PRA/v83/i4/e043201
B. Erk, K. Hoffmann, N. Kandadai, A. Helal, J. Keto, and T. Ditmire
Rare gas cluster explosions under irradiations by intense short XUV pulses
Phys. Rev. A 83, 043203–212 2011 http://pra.aps.org/abstract/PRA/v83/i4/e043203
R. Morgan, J. Keto, and T. Ditmire
Colloidal nanoparticles: A promising gain medium for high average power lasers
JOSA B 28, 2726 2011
D. Dalton, D. Worthington, P. Sherek, N. Pedrazas, H. Quevedo, A. Bernstein, P. Rambo, J. Schwarz, A. Edens, M. Geissel, I. Smith, E. Taleff, and T. Ditmire
Microstructure dependence of dynamic fracture and yielding in aluminum and an aluminum alloy at strain rates of 2 × 106 s–1 and faster
J. App. Phys. 110, 103509 2011
S. Kalmykov, S. Yi, A. Beck, A. Lifschitz, X. Davoine, E. Lefebvre, V. Khudik, G. Shvets, and M. Downer
Dark-current-free petawatt laser–driven wakefield accelerator based on electron self-injection into an expanding plasma bubble
Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion 53, 014006 2011
S. Kalmykov, A. Beck, S. Yi, V. Khudik, M. Downer, E. Lefebvre, B. Chadwick, and D. Umstadter
Electron self-injection into an evolving plasma bubble: Quasi-monoenergetic laser-plasma acceleration in the blowout regime
Phys. Plasmas 18, 056704 2011
S. Yi, V. Khudik, S. Kalmykov, and G. Shvets
Hamiltonian analysis of electron self-injection and acceleration into an evolving plasma bubble
Plasma Phys. Contr. Fus. 53, 014012 2011

2010

E. Gaul, M. Martinez, J. Blakeney, A. Jochmann, M. Ringuette, D. Hammond, T. Borger, R. Escamilla, S. Douglas, W. Henderson, G. Dyer, A. Erlandson, R. Cross, J. Caird, C. Ebbers, and T. Ditmire
Demonstration of a 1.1 petawatt laser based on a hybrid optical parametric chirped pulse amplification/mixed Nd:glass amplifier
Appl. Opt. 49, 1676–1681 2010
S. Kalmykov, S. Yi, A. Beck, A. Lifschitz, X. Davoine, E. Lefebvre, A. Pukhov, V. Khudik, G. Shvets, S. Reed, P. Dong, X. Wang, D. Du, S. Bedacht, R. Zgadzaj, W. Henderson, A. Bernstein, G. Dyer, M. Martinez, E. Gaul, T. Ditmire, and M. Downer
Numerical modelling of a 10-cm-long multi-GeV laser wakefield accelerator driven by a self-guided
New Journal of Physics 12, 045019 2010
D. Symes, M. Hohenberger, J. Lazarus, J. Osterhoff, A. Moore, R. Fäustlin, A. Edens, H. Doyle, R. Carley, A. Marocchino, J. Chittenden, A. Bernstein, E. Gumbrell, M. Dunne, R. Smith, and T. Ditmire
Investigations of laser-driven radiative blast waves in clustered gases
High Energy Density Physics 6, Issue 2, pp. 274–279 2010 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hedp.2009.11.006
S. Kalmykov, S. Reed, S. Yi, A. Beck, A. Lifschitz, X. Davoine, E. Lefebvre, V. Khudik, G. Shvets, P. Dong, X. Wang, D. Du, S. Bedacht, Y. Zhao, W. Henderson, A. Bernstein, G. Dyer, M. Martinez, E. Gaul, T. Ditmire, and M. Downer
Laser wakefield electron acceleration on Texas Petawatt facility: Towards multi-GeV electron energy in a single self-guided stage
High Energy Density Physics 6, Issue 2, pp. 200–206 2010 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hedp.2009.11.002
A. Edens, R. Adams, P. Rambo, L. Ruggles, I. Smith, J. Porter, and T. Ditmire
Study of high Mach number laser driven blast waves in gases
Phys. Plasmas 17, 112104 2010 http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3491411
K. Hoffmann, B. Murphy, B. Erk, A. Helal, N. Kandadai, J. Keto, and T. Ditmire
High intensity femtosecond XUV pulse interactions with atomic clusters
High Energy Density Physics 6, no. 2, pp. 185–189 2010
W. Horton, T. Ditmire, and Y. Zakharov
Laser experiments to simulate coronal mass ejection driven magnetospheres and astrophysical plasma winds on compact magnetized stars
High Energy Density Physics 6, Issue 2, pp. 190–193, ISSN 1574–1818 2010 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hedp.2009.12.001
T. Ditmire
High-Power Lasers
American Scientist 98, p. 394 2010 http://dx.doi.org/10.1511/2010.86.394

2009

A. Bernstein, M. McCormick, G. Dyer, J. Sanders, and T. Ditmire
Two-beam coupling between filament-forming beams in air
Physical Review Letters, 102 (12), 123902 2009
N. Renard-Le Galloudec, E. D’Humiéres, B. Cho, J. Osterholz, Y. Sentoku, and T. Ditmire
Guiding, focusing, and collimated transport of hot electrons in a canal in the extended tip of cone targets
Physical Review Letters, 102 (20), 205003 2009
J. Osterhoff, D. Symes, A. Edens, A. Moore, E. Hellewell, and T. Ditmire
Radiative shell thinning in intense laser-driven blast waves
New Journal of Physics, 11 (2), 023022 2009
B. Cho, J. Osterholz, A. Bernstein, G. Dyer, A. Karmakar, A. Pukhov, and T. Ditmire
Characterization of two distinct, simultaneous hot electron beams in intense laser–solid interactions
Physical Review E, 80 (5), 055402 2009
P. Brady, T. Ditmire, W. Horton, M. Mays, and Y. Zakharov
Laboratory experiments simulating solar wind driven magnetospheres
Physics of Plasmas, 16, 043112 2009
D. Milathianaki, J. Hawreliak, J. McNaney, B. El-Dasher, M. Saculla, D. Swift, H. Lorenzana, and T. Ditmire
A Seeman–Bohlin geometry for high-resolution nanosecond X-ray diffraction measurements from shocked polycrystalline and amorphous materials
Review of Scientific Instruments 80, No. 9: 093904 2009
A. Higginbotham, O. Semonin, S. Bruce, C. Chan, M. Maindi, T. Donnelly, M. Maurer, W. Bang, I. Churina, J. Osterholz, I. Kim, A. Bernstein, and T. Ditmire
Generation of Mie size microdroplet aerosols with applications in laser-driven fusion experiments
Review of Scientific Instruments 80, No. 6, pp. 063503–5 2009 http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3155302
W. Grigsby and T. Ditmire
Characterization of third-harmonic generation from femtosecond laser-excited silicon
Applied Physics B, 94 (3), 389–392 2009

2008

G. Dyer, A. Bernstein, B. Cho, J. Osterholz, W. Grigsby, A. Dalton, R. Shepherd, Y. Ping, H. Chen, K. Widmann, and T. Ditmire
Equation-of-State Measurement of Dense Plasmas Heated With Fast Protons
Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 015002 2008 http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevLett.101.015002
B. Murphy, K. Hoffmann, A. Belolipetski, J. Keto, and T. Ditmire
Explosion of xenon cllusters driven by intense femtosecond pulses of extreme ultraviolet light
Physical Review Letters, 101 (20), 203401 2008
B. Cho, G. Dyer, S. Kneip, S. Pikuz, D. Symes, A. Bernstein, Y. Sentoku, N. Renard-Le Galloudec, T. Cowan, and T. Ditmire
Hot electron generation from intense laser irradiation of microtipped cone and wedge targets
Physics of Plasmas 15: 052701 2008
R. Galloudec, B. Cho, J. Osterholz, and T. Ditmire
Controlled reproducible alignment of cone targets and mitigation of preplasma in high intensity laser interactions
Review of Scientific Instruments 79, 083506 2008
B. Cho, J. Osterholz, N. Renard-Le Galloudec, A. Bernstein, G. Dyer, and T. Ditmire
Study of hot electron transport in foil, wedge, and cone targets irradiated with ultraintense laser pulses
JOSA B 25, B50–B56 2008
D. Dalton, J. Brewer, A. Bernstein, W. Grigsby, D. Milathianaki, E. Jackson, R. Adams, P. Rambo, J. Schwarz, A. Edens, M. Geissel, I. Smith, E. Taleff, and T. Ditmire
Laser-induced spallation of aluminum and Al alloys at strain rates above 2 × 106 s–1
Journal of Applied Physics, 104, pp. 013526–8 2008 http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2949276
T. Ditmire and A. Edens
Laboratory simulations of astrophysical blast waves with high energy lasers
Laser & Photon. Rev. 2, pp. 400–416 2008 http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/lpor.200810005
S. Kneip, B. Cho, D. Symes, H. Sumeruk, G. Dyer, I. Churina, A. Belolipetski, A. Henig, O. Wehrhan, E. Förster, T. Donnelly, and T. Ditmire
K-shell spectroscopy of plasmas created by intense laser irradiation of micron-scale pyramid and sphere targets
High Energy Density Physics 4, pp. 41–48 2008 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hedp.2007.10.002

2007

B. Shim, G. Hays, R. Zgadzaj, T. Ditmire, and M. Downer
Enhanced harmonic generation from expanding clusters
Physical Review Letters, 98 (12), 123902 2007
H. Sumeruk, S. Kneip, D. Symes, I. Churina, A. Belolipetski, T. Donnelly, and T. Ditmire
Control of strong-laser-field coupling to electrons in solid targets with wavelength-scale spheres
Physical Review Letters, 98 (4), 045001 2007
D. Symes, M. Hohenberger, A. Henig, and T. Ditmire
Anisotropic Explosions of Hydrogen Clusters under Intense Femtosecond Laser Irradiation
Physical Review Letters, 98 (12), 123401 2007
H. Sumeruk, S. Kneip, D. Symes, I. Churina, A. Belolipetski, G. Dyer, J. Landry, G. Bansal, A. Bernstein, T. Donnelly, A. Karmakar, A. Pukhov, and T. Ditmire
Hot electron and X-ray production from intense laser irradiation of wavelength-scale polystyrene spheres
Phys. Plasmas 14, 062704 2007 http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2746024
G. Hays, E. Gaul, M. Martinez, and T. Ditmire
Broad-spectrum neodymium-doped laser glasses for high-energy chirped-pulse amplification
Applied Optics, 46 (21), 4813–4819 2007
A. Edens, R. Adams, P. Rambo, I. Smith, J. Porter, and T. Ditmire
Measurement of the Growth of Perturbations on Blast Waves in a Mixed Gas
Astrophysics and Space Science, 307 (1–3), 127–130 2007
W. Horton, C. Chiu, T. Ditmire, P. Valanju, R. Presura, V. Ivanov, Y. Sentoku, V. Sotnikov, A. Esaulov, N. Le Galloudec, T. Cowan, I. Doxas
Laboratory simulation of magnetospheric plasma shocks
Advances in Space Research 39, Issue 3, pp. 358–369 2007
J. Brewer, D. Dalton, E. Jackson, A. Bernstein, W. Grigsby, E. Taleff, and T. Ditmire
Influence of Microstructure on the Spall Failure of Aluminum Materials
Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 38 (11), 2666–2673 2007
J. Hansen, M. Edwards, D. Froula, A. Edens, G. Gregori, and T. Ditmire
Laboratory observation of secondary shock formation ahead of a strongly radiative blast wave
High Energy Density Laboratory Astrophysics, pp. 219–255 2007
D. Symes, J. Osterhoff, R. Fäustlin, M. Maurer, A. Bernstein, A. Moore, E. Gumbrell, A. Edens, R. Smith, and T. Ditmire
Production of periodically modulated laser-driven blast waves in a clustering gas
High Energy Density Physics, 3 (3), 353–357 2007 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hedp.2007.05.001

2006

J. Hansen, G. Luca, D. Froula, M. Edwards, A. Edens, and T. Ditmire
Laboratory observation of secondary shock formation ahead of a strongly radiative blast wave
Phys. Plas. 13, 022105 2006
F. Buersgens, K. Madison, D. Symes, R. Hartke, J. Osterhoff, W. Grigsby, G. Dyer, and T. Ditmire
Angular distribution of neutrons from deuterated cluster explosions driven by fs-laster pulses
Phys. Rev. E. 74, 016403 2006
J. Hansen, M. Edwards, D. Froula, A. Edens, G. Gregori, and T. Ditmire
Secondary shock formation in xenon–nitrogen mixtures
Phys. Plasmas 13, 112101 2006 http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2359283
D. Rose, T. Genoni, D. Welch, T. Mehlhorn, J. Porter, and T. Ditmire
Flute instability growth on a magnetized plasma column
Phys. Plasmas 13, 092507 2006 http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2349431

2005

A. Edens, T. Ditmire, J. Hansen, M. Edwards, R. Adams, P. Rambo, L, Ruggles, I. Smith, and J. Porter
Measurement of the decay rate of single-frequency perturbations on blast waves
Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 244503 2005
R. Hartke, D. Symes, F. Buersgens, L, Ruggles, J. Porter, and T. Ditmire
Neutron Detector Calibration using a table-top laser heated plasma neutron source
Nuc. Inst. and Methods A 540, 464 2005
T. Donnelly, J. Hogan, A. Mugler, M. Schubmehl, N. Schommer, A. Bernoff, S. Dasnurkar, and T. Ditmire
Using ultrasonic atomization to produce an aerosol of micron-scale particles
Rev. Sci. Instr. 76, 113301 2005
S. Hansen, A. Faenov, T. Pikuz, K. Fournier, R. Shepherd, H. Chen, K. Widmann, S. Wilks, Y. Ping, H. Chung, A. Niles, J. Hunter, G. Dyer, and T. Ditmire
Temperature Determination Using K-Alpha Spectra from M-shell Ti Ions
Phys. Rev. E, 72 036408 2005
A. Edens, T. Ditmire, J. Hansen, M. Edwards, R. Adams, P. Rambo, L. Ruggles, I. Smith, and J. Porter
Studies of laser-driven radiative blast waves
Astrophys. and Space Sci. 298, 39 2005
J. Hansen, M. Edwards, D. Froula, G. Gregori, A. Edens, and T. Ditmire
Laboratory simulations of supernova shockwave propagation
Astrophys. and Space Sci. 298, 61 2005
R. Presura, V. Ivanov, Y. Sentoku, V. Sotnikov, P. Laca, N. Le Galloudec, A. Kemp, R. Mancini, H. Ruhi, A. Astanovitskiy, T. Cowan, T. Ditmire, C. Chiu, W. Horton, P. Valanju, and S. Keely
Laboratory simulation of magnetospheric plasma shocks
Astrophys. and Space Sci. 298, 299 2005
W. Horton, C. Chiu, and T. Ditmire
Laboratory simulations of bow shocks and magnetospheres
Astrophys. and Space Sci. 298, 395 2005
M. Hohenberger, D. Symes, K. Madison, A. Sumeruk, and T. Ditmire
Dynamic Acceleration Effects in Explosions of Laser Irradiated Heteronuclear Clusters
Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 195003 2005

2004

K. Madison, R. Fitzpatrick. P. Patel, D. Price, and T. Ditmire
The role of laser pulse duration in Coulomb explosions of deuterium cluster targets
Phys. Rev. A 70, 053201 2004
A. Edens, T. Ditmire, J. Hansen, M. Edwards, R. Adams, P. Rambo, L. Ruggles, I. Smith, and J. Porter
Study of high Mach number laser driven blast waves
Phys. Plas. 11, 4968 2004
L. Ruggles, J. Porter, W. Simpson, M. Vargas, D. Zagar, R. Hartke, F. Buersgens, D. Symes, and T. Ditmire
High sensitivity neutron detector for Z
Rev. Sci. Inst. 75, 3595 2004
T. Ditmire, S. Bless, G. Dyer, A. Edens, W. Grigsby, G. Hays, K. Madison, A. Maltsev, J. Colvin, M. Edwards, R. Lee, P. Patel, D. Price, B. Remington, R. Sheppherd, A. Wootton, J. Zweiback, E. >iang, and K. Kielty
Overview of future directions in high energy-density and high-field science using ultra-intense lasers
Rad. Phys. and Chem. 70, 535 2004
K. Madison, P. Patel, D. Price, A. Edens, M. Allen, T. Cowan, J. Zweiback, and T. Ditmire
Fusion neutron and ion emission from laser induced explosions of deuterium and deuterated methane clusters
Phys. Plas. 11, 270 2004

2003

A. Maltsev and T. Ditmire
Above Threshold Ionization in Tightly Focused, Strongly Relativistic Laser Fields
Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 053002 2003
K. Madison, P. Patel, M. Allen, D. Price, and T. Ditmire
An investigation of dusion yield from exploding deuterium cluster plasmas produced by 100 TW laser pulses
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 20, 113 2003
G. Dyer, R. Sheppherd, J. Kuba, E. Fill, A. Wootton, P. Patel, D. Price, and T. Ditmire
Isochoric heating of solid aluminium with picosecond X-ray pulses
J. Mod. Opt 50, 2495 2003
J. Juba, A. Wootton, R. Bionta, R. Shepherd, E. Fill, T. Ditmire, G. Dyer, R. London, V. Shiyaptsev, J. Dunn, R. Booth, S. Bajt, R. Smith, M. Feit, R. Levesque, and M. McKernal
X-ray optics research for free electron lasers: Study of material damage under extreme fluxes
Nuc. Inst. Meth. A — Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors, and Associated Equipment 507, 475 2003
J. Tisch, N. Hay, K. Mendham, E. Springate, D. Symes, A. Comley, M. Mason, E. Gumbrell, T. Ditmire, R. Smith, J. Marangos, and M. Hutchinson
Interaction of intense laser pulses with atomic clusters: Measurements of ion emission, simulations and applications
Nuc. Inst. Meth. B — Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 205, 310 2003
T. Ditmire, E. Foester, and R. Freeman
Applications of high-field and short-wavelength sources
J. Opt. Soc. B 20, 102 2003

2002

H. Kapteyn and T. Ditmire
Ultraviolet Upset
Nature 420, 467 2002