OSA's Digital Library

Optics InfoBase > Conference Papers > QELS > 2006 > JThA > Page JThA2 © 2006 OSA

Conference Paper
Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference
Long Beach, California United States
May 21, 2006
ISBN: 1-55752-813-6
Laser Proton Acceleration and Contrast Improvements (JThA)

Monoenergetic Proton Beams from Laser Plasmas

Sebastian Pfotenhauer, Oliver Jäckel, Kay-Uwe Amthor, Heinrich Schwoerer, Ben Liesfeld, Wolfgang Ziegler, Roland Sauerbrey, Ken W. Ledingham, and Timur Esirkepov

View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (656 KB) Note that full-text PDFs from conferences typically contain 1-3 pages of content, some or all of which might be an abstract, summary, or miscellaneous items.

Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

  • Export Citation/Save Click for help


We report the first production of quasi-monoenergetic proton beams using laser plasmas. Supported by scalability studies, this puts laser plasma acceleration clearly in the scope of medical application.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.6620) Quantum optics : Strong-field processes
(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.5400) Other areas of optics : Plasmas

S. Pfotenhauer, O. Jäckel, K. Amthor, H. Schwoerer, B. Liesfeld, W. Ziegler, R. Sauerbrey, K. W. Ledingham, and T. Esirkepov, "Monoenergetic Proton Beams from Laser Plasmas," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JThA2.

Sort:  Journal  |  Reset


References are not available for this paper.

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited