Workshop on High Energy Density Physics with BELLA-i

from Wednesday, 20 January 2016 (08:30) to Friday, 22 January 2016 (14:15)
71 (264)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
20 Jan 2016
21 Jan 2016
22 Jan 2016
AM
08:35 Welcome - Dr Wim Leemans   (264)
08:45 Overview of the BELLA Center and our vision for BELLA-i, W. Leemans and T. Schenkel - Thomas Schenkel   (264)
09:20 BELLA-i - a new tool for ion acceleration, rel. plasma physics and applications, M. Roth   (264)
09:55 --- coffee break ---
10:15 Laser ion acceleration at the centre for advanced laser applications in Munich, J. Schreiber   (264)
10:50 Acceleration of ions using ultra-thin targets with the BELLA laser, F. Beg   (264)
11:25 Chirped standing wave acceleration: High-energy ion control, F. Mackenroth   (264)
11:45 Exploiting lights momentum to boost laser wakefield accelerators towards high field physics, J. Vieira   (264)
08:45 A perspective on laser-driven ion acceleration: new mechanisms and their dependence on laser-pulse duration, J. Fernandez   (264)
09:20 Dense Gamma-ray and Pair Creation using Ultra-intense Lasers, E. Liang   (264)
09:55 Why does a quantum field theory for intense laser matter interactions matter?, B. M. Hegelich   (264)
10:30 --- coffee break ---
10:50 All Optical Nonlinear Compton Scattering and Pair-Plasma Production, A. Thomas   (264)
11:25 Resolving ultrafast dynamics in warm dense matter, D. Kraus   (264)
08:40 Liquid crystal films as plasma mirrors and targets for high repetition rate secondary beam generation, P. Poole   (264)
09:15 Integrating a high-power laser system into the accelerator infrastructure at DESY, A. Meier   (264)
09:35 Status of the ELI-MED beamline, V. Scuderi   (264)
10:10 --- coffee break ---
10:30 BELLA-i ion beam transport, Q. Ji   (264)
10:50
Finalize input for workshop report - high impact experiments and facility requirements, T. Schenkel (until 12:00) (264)
PM
12:05 --- working lunch, discussion of laser-ion acceleration ---
13:00 Betatron x-rays from laser-wakefield accelerators: a novel probe for time-resolved high energy density science experiments, F. Albert   (264)
13:35 Potential for high intensity QED experiments on Bella, M. Zepf   (264)
14:05 Ionization physics at extreme intensity, D. Gordon   (264)
14:25 --- coffee break ---
14:55 Relativistic electron transport in HED plasmas -- future prospects at XFELs, T. Cowan   (264)
15:30 Exploiting relativistic nonlinearities in near-critical density plasmas for laser driven ion acceleration, J. Bin   (264)
15:50 Discussion of Day 1 experiments at BELLA-i   (264)
18:30 no host dinner, some of us will go to Jupiter 2181 Shattuck Ave   (264)
12:00 --- working lunch ---
13:00 Nuclear-Plasma Experiments using Lasers, L. Bernstein   (264)
13:35 Laser-nucleus interaction with keV and MeV photons, J. Gunst   (264)
14:10 QED-driven absorption of high-intensity lasers, T. Blackburn   (264)
14:30 From electron-Positron photoproduction in strong laser fields to QED cascades, S. Meuren   (264)
15:05 --- coffee break ---
15:30 What can we learn about electron velocity distribution functions by Raman amplifying a probe beam off a sub-ps time scale sculpted pump wave using STUD pulses (spike trains of uneven duration and delay) in a high energy density plasma?, B. Afeyan   (264)
15:50 Discussion of requirements for experiments at BELLA-i   (264)
18:30 no host dinner, China Village, $30 per person, please RSVP to gtjiles@lbl.gov   (264)
12:00 no host lunch   (264)
13:00 optional tours of the BELLA center and other LBNL faciltities   (264)