Imperial College London

George Hicks

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Research Associate
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 7643g.hicks11

 
 
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Location

 

733Blackett LaboratorySouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Plasma Physics group and the John Adams Institute at Imperial College

Research Interests

Ion Acceleration from High Intensity Laser Plasma Interactions

  • Exploring novel regimes of ion and proton acceleration from high intensity laser plasma interactions, specifically gas targets
  • Experiments at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • Numerical Particle-In-Cell simulations of laser plasma interactions

Publications

Journals

Smyth AG, Sarri G, Vranic M, et al., 2016, Magnetic field generation during intense laser channelling in underdense plasma (vol 23, 063121, 2016), Physics of Plasmas, Vol:23, ISSN:1070-664X

Smyth AG, Sarri G, Vranic M, et al., 2016, Magnetic field generation during intense laser channelling in underdense plasma, Physics of Plasmas, Vol:23, ISSN:1070-664X

Powell HW, King M, Gray RJ, et al., 2015, Proton acceleration enhanced by a plasma jet in expanding foils undergoing relativistic transparency, New Journal of Physics, Vol:17, ISSN:1367-2630

Conference

King M, Gray RJ, Powell HW, et al., 2016, Ion acceleration and plasma jet formation in ultra-thin foils undergoing expansion and relativistic transparency, 2nd Workshop on European Advanced Accelerator Concepts (EAAC), ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, Pages:163-166, ISSN:0168-9002

Scullion C, Doria D, Romagnani L, et al., 2016, Angularly resolved characterization of ion beams from laser-ultrathin foil interactions, 4th International Conference on Frontiers in Diagnostics Technologies, IOP PUBLISHING LTD, ISSN:1748-0221

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