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Homogeneous, Micron-Scale High-Energy-Density Matter Generated by Relativistic Laser-Solid Interactions

N. F. Beier, H. Allison, P. Efthimion, K. A. Flippo, L. Gao, S. B. Hansen, K. Hill, R. Hollinger, M. Logantha, Y. Musthafa, R. Nedbailo, V. Senthilkumaran, R. Shepherd, V. N. Shlyaptsev, H. Song, S. Wang, F. Dollar, J. J. Rocca, and A. E. Hussein, Phys. Rev. Lett. 129, 135001 (2022)

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High-repetition-rate, multi-MeV deuteron acceleration from converging heavy water microjets at laser intensities of 10 21 W/cm2

F. Treffert, C. B. Curry, H.-G. J. Chou, C. J. Crissman, D. P. DePonte, F. Fiuza, G. D. Glenn, R. C. Hollinger, R. Nedbailo, J. Park, C. Schoenwaelder, H. Song, S. Wang, J. J. Rocca, M. Roth, S. H. Glenzer, and M. Gauthier. Appl. Phys. Lett. 121, 074104 (2022).

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A laser parameter study on enhancing proton generation from microtube foil targets

J. Strehlow, J. Kim, M. Bailly-Grandvaux, S. Bolaños, H. Smith, A. Haid, E. L. Alfonso, C. Aniculaesei, H. Chen, T. Ditmire, M. E. Donovan, S. B. Hansen, B. M. Hegelich, H. S. McLean, H. J. Quevedo, M. M. Spinks and Farhat N. Beg, Sci. Rep. 12, 10827 (2022).

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Transient Relativistic Plasma Grating to Tailor High-Power Laser Fields, Wakefield Plasma Waves, and Electron Injection

Q. Chen, D. Maslarova, J. Wang, S. X. Lee, V. Horny, and D. Umstadter. Phys. Rev. Lett. 128, 164801, (2022).

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Enhancement of high energy X-ray radiography using compound parabolic concentrator targets

P. M. King, D. Rusby, A. Hannasch, N. Lemos, G. Tiwari, A. Pak, S. Kerr, G. Cochran, I. Pagano, G. J. Williams, S. F. Khan, M. Aufderheide, A. Kemp, S. Wilks, A. Macphee, F. Albert, B.M. Hegelich, M. Downer, M. Manuel, Z. Gavin, A. Haid, and A. Mackinnon. High Energy Density Phys. 42, 100978, (2022).

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A new platform for ultra‑high dose rate radiobiological research using the BELLA PW laser proton beamline

J. Bin, L. Obst-Huebl, J.-H. Mao, K. Nakamura, L. D. Geulig, H. Chang, Q. Ji, L. He, J. De Chant, Z. Kober, A. J. Gonsalves, S. Bulanov, S. E. Celniker, C. B. Schroeder, C. G. R. Geddes, E. Esarey, B. A. Simmons, T. Schenkel, E. A. Blakely, S. Steinke, and A. M. Snijders. Sci. Rep. 12, 1484 (2022).

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Vacuum laser acceleration of super-ponderomotive electrons using relativistic transparency injection

P. K. Singh, F.-Y. Li, C.-K. Huang, A. Moreau, R. Hollinger, A. Junghans, S. Wang, A. Favalli, C. Calvi, Y. Wang, H. Song, J. J. Rocca, R. E. Reinovsky, and S. Palaniyappan. Nat. Commun. 13, 54 (2022).

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Ion acceleration and D‐D fusion neutron generation in relativistically transparent deuterated nanowire arrays

A. Curtis, R. Hollinger, C. Calvi, S. Wang, S. Huanyu, Y. Wang, A. Pukhov, V. Kaymak, C. Baumann, J. Tinsley, V.N. Shlyaptsev, and J.J. Rocca. Phys. Rev. Research 3, 043181 (2021).

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Emittance preserving thin film plasma mirrors for GeV scale laser plasma accelerators

A. Zingale, N. Czapla, D. M. Nasir, S. K. Barber, J. H. Bin, A. J. Gonsalves, F. Isono, J. van Tilborg, S. Steinke, K. Nakamura, G. E. Cochran, J. Purcell, W. P. Leemans, C. G. R. Geddes, C. B. Schroeder, E. Esarey, and D. W. Schumacher. Phys. Rev. Accel. Beams 24, 121301 (2021).

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Multi-GeV electron bunches from an all-optical laser wakefield accelerator

B. Miao, J. E. Shrock, L. Feder, R. C. Hollinger, J. Morrison, R. Nedbailo, A. Picksley, H. Song, S. Wang, J. J. Rocca, and H. M. Milchberg. arXiv:2112.03489v2 [physics.acc-ph] (2021).

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Towards High-Repetition-Rate Fast Neutron Sources Using Novel Enabling Technologies

F. Treffert, C. B. Curry, T. Ditmire, G. D. Glenn, H. J. Quevedo, M. Roth, C. Schoenwaelder, M. Zimmer, S. H. Glenzer, M. Gauthier. Instruments 5(4), 38 (2021).

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Experimental observation of polarization-resolved nonlinear Thomson scattering of elliptically polarized light

C. Fruhling, J. Wang, D. Umstadter, C. Schulzke, M. Romero, M. Ware, and J. Peatross. Phys. Rev. A 104, 053519, (2021).

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Solid-Density Ion Temperature from Redshifted and Double-Peaked Stark Line Shapes

B. F. Kraus, Lan Gao, K. W. Hill, M. Bitter, P. C. Efthimion, T. A. Gomez, A. Moreau, R. Hollinger, Shoujun Wang, Huanyu Song, J. J. Rocca, and R. C. Mancini. Phys. Rev. Lett. 127, 205001 (2021).

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Design of flexible proton beam imaging energy spectrometers (PROBIES)

D. A. Mariscal, B. Z. Djordjevic, E. S. Grace, R. Hollinger. T. Ma, G. G. Scott, H. Song, R. A. Simpson, J. J. Rocca, and S. Wang. Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion 63, 114003 (2021).

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Relativistically transparent magnetic filaments: scaling laws, initial results and prospects for strong-field QED studies

H. G. Rinderknecht, T. Wang, A. Laso Garcia, G. Bruhaug, M. S. Wei, H. J. Quevedo, T. Ditmire, J. Williams, A. Haid, D. Doria, K. M. Spohr, T. Toncian and A. Arefiev, New J. Phys. 23, 095009 (2021).

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Electron energization during merging of self-magnetized, high-beta, laser-produced plasmas

G. Fiksel, W. Fox, M. J. Rosenberg, D. B. Schaeffer, J. Matteucci  and A. Bhattacharjee, J. Plasma Phys., 87(4), 905870411 (2021).

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Deuterated polyethylene nanowire arrays for high-energy density physics

M.G. Capeluto, A. Curtis, C. Calvi, R. Hollinger, V.N. Shlyaptsev, and J.J. Rocca. High Power Laser Sci. Eng. 9, e34 (2021).

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Talbot-Lau x-ray deflectometer: Refraction-based HEDP imaging diagnostic

M. P. Valdivia, D. Stutman, C. Stoeckl, W. Theobald, G. W. Collins IV, V. Bouffetier, M. Vescovi, C. Mileham, I. A. Begishev, S. R. Klein, R. Melean, S. Muller, J. Zou, F. Veloso, A. Casner, F. N. Beg, and S. P. Regan, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 92, 065110 (2021).

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Enhancements in laser-generated hot-electron production via focusing cone targets at short pulse and high contrast

D. R. Rusby, P. M. King, A. Pak, N. Lemos, S. Kerr, G. Cochran, I. Pagano, A. Hannasch, H. Quevedo, M. Spinks, M. Donovan, A. Link, A. Kemp, S. C. Wilks, G. J. Williams, M. J.-E. Manuel, Z. Gavin, A. Haid, F. Albert, M. Aufderheide, H. Chen, C. W. Siders, A. Macphee, and A. Mackinnon, Phys. Rev. E 103, 053207 (2021).

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Generation of a static plasma electron grating

D. Maslarova, V. Horny, Q. Chen, J. Wang, S. X. Li, and D. Umstadter. Proc. SPIE 11779, Laser Acceleration of Electrons, Protons, and Ions VI, 1177907, (2021).

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