EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 59, 2013IFSA 2011 – Seventh International Conference on Inertial Fusion Sciences and Applications
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||XVII. Ultra-High Intensity Laser-Matter Interaction|
|Published online||15 November 2013|
Laser-plasma booster for ion post acceleration
1 Utsunomiya University, Utsunomiya 321-8585, Japan
2 National University of Defense Technology, Changsha 410073, China
3 Fudan University, Shanghai 200433, China
4 Inst. of Physics, CAS, Beijing 100190, China
5 Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China
6 Czech Technical University, CZ-182 121 Praha 8, Czech Republic
7 Inst. of Laser Physics, St. Petersburg 199034, Russia
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Published online: 15 November 2013
A remarkable ion energy increase is demonstrated for post acceleration by a laser-plasma booster. An intense short-pulse laser generates a strong current by high-energy electrons accelerated, when this intense short-pulse laser illuminates a plasma target. The strong electric current creates a strong magnetic field along the high-energy electron current in plasma. During the increase phase in the magnetic field, a longitudinal inductive electric field is induced for the forward ion acceleration by the Faraday law. Our 2.5-dimensional particle-in-cell simulations demonstrate a remarkable increase in ion energy by several tens of MeV.
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