Imperial College London

Dr Rob Shalloo

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Academic Visitor



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734Blackett LaboratorySouth Kensington Campus





Research interests include; staging of laser plasma accelerators (LPAs) for collider applications, novel guiding schemes, target development for high repetition rate LPAs, as well as feedback and optimisation schemes for improving the stability and control of LPAs.



D'Arcy R, Chappell J, Beinortaite J, et al., 2022, Recovery time of a plasma-wakefield accelerator, Nature, Vol:603, ISSN:0028-0836, Pages:58-+

Streeter M, Najmudin Z, Shalloo R, et al., 2020, Automation and control of laser wakefield accelerators using Bayesian optimisation, Nature Communications, Vol:11, ISSN:2041-1723, Pages:1-8

Picksley A, Alejo A, Shalloo RJ, et al., 2020, Meter-scale conditioned hydrodynamic optical-field-ionized plasma channels, Physical Review E, Vol:102, ISSN:2470-0045

Shalloo RJ, Mangles SPD, 2020, Faster laser pulses boost plasma accelerators, Nature Photonics, Vol:14, ISSN:1749-4885, Pages:470-471

Shalloo RJ, Arran C, Picksley A, et al., 2019, Low-density hydrodynamic optical-field-ionized plasma channels generated with an axicon lens, Physical Review Accelerators and Beams, Vol:22

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