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  • Vol. 13, Iss. 1 — Mar. 25, 2009
  • pp: 37–41

Development of Laser-driven Proton Source Toward Its Applications

Akito Sagisaka, Hiroyuki Daido, Alexander S. Pirozhkov, Akifumi Yogo, Koichi Ogura, Satoshi Orimo, Jinglong Ma, Michiaki Mori, Mamiko Nishiuchi, Sergei V. Bulanov, Timur Zh. Esirkepov, Yuji Oishi, Takuya Nayuki, Takashi Fujii, Koshichi Nemoto, and Hideo Nagatomo  »View Author Affiliations


Journal of the Optical Society of Korea, Vol. 13, Issue 1, pp. 37-41 (2009)


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Abstract

We observe the proton signals produced by laser interaction with thin-foil targets of polyimide and of copper. We change the thickness of the polyimide target to <TEX>$7.5{\mu}m$</TEX>, <TEX>$12.5{\mu}m$</TEX>, and <TEX>$50{\mu}m$</TEX>. High-energy protons with the maximum energy of <TEX>${\sim}2.3\;MeV$</TEX> from <TEX>$7.5{\mu}m$</TEX> thick polyimide are observed. This proton beam with the maximum energy of multi-MeV has various applications such as a proton shadowgraphy.

© 2009 Optical Society of Korea

OCIS Codes
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(140.3460) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers
(350.4990) Other areas of optics : Particles
(350.5400) Other areas of optics : Plasmas

History
Original Manuscript: January 2, 2009
Revised Manuscript: February 14, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: February 16, 2009
Published: March 25, 2009

Citation
Akito Sagisaka, Hiroyuki Daido, Alexander S. Pirozhkov, Akifumi Yogo, Koichi Ogura, Satoshi Orimo, Jinglong Ma, Michiaki Mori, Mamiko Nishiuchi, Sergei V. Bulanov, Timur Zh. Esirkepov, Yuji Oishi, Takuya Nayuki, Takashi Fujii, Koshichi Nemoto, and Hideo Nagatomo, "Development of Laser-driven Proton Source Toward Its Applications," J. Opt. Soc. Korea 13, 37-41 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josk/abstract.cfm?URI=josk-13-1-37


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