A. Pukhov, Strong field interaction of laser radiation, Reports on Progress in Physics 66, 47 (2003)  pdf


Publications in Nature

  pwaAllen Caldwell, Konstantin Lotov, Alexander Pukhov & Frank Simon Proton-driven plasma-wakefield acceleration Nature Physics 5, 363 - 367 (2009)

xAlexander Pukhov Relativistic plasmas: X-rays in a flash Nature Physics 2, 439 - 440 (2006)


  picture 284x190 Faure J, Glinec Y, Pukhov A, Kiselev S, Gordienko S, Lefebvre E, Rousseau JP, Burgy F,Malka V 

A laser-plasma accelerator producing monoenergetic electron beams, NATURE 431, 541 (2004). 


Publications in Phys. Rev. Letters

an der Bruegge Daniel; Kumar Naveen; Pukhov Alexander; et al. Influence of Surface Waves on Plasma High-Order Harmonic Generation, PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS  108, 125002 (2012)

Schnell Michael; Saevert Alexander; Landgraf Bjoern; Pukhov Alexander; et al. Deducing the Electron-Beam Diameter in a Laser-Plasma Accelerator Using X-Ray Betatron Radiation PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS  108, 075001 (2012)

Rodel, C; An der Brugge, D; Bierbach, J, Pukhov Alexander, et al. Harmonic generation from relativistic plasma surfaces in ultrasteep plasma density gradients. PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS  109, 125002 (2012)

Pukhov A; Kumar N; Tuckmantel T; et al. Phase velocity and particle injection in a self-modulated proton-driven plasma wakefield accelerator. Physical Review Letters 107, 145003 (2011)

Behmke, M; an der Brugge, D; Rodel, C; Pukhov A. et al. Controlling the Spacing of Attosecond Pulse Trains from Relativistic Surface Plasmas PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 106, 185002 (2011)

Yu, TP; Pukhov, A; Shvets, G, et al. Stable Laser-Driven Proton Beam Acceleration from a Two-Ion-Species Ultrathin Foil PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 105, 065002  (2010)

J . Faure, Y. Glinec, J. J. Santos, F. Ewald, J.-P. Rousseau, S. Kiselev, A. Pukhov, T. Hosokai, and V. Malka Observation of Laser-Pulse Shortening in Nonlinear Plasma Waves Phys. Rev. Lett. 95 , 205003 (2005)

Kumar, N; Pukhov, A; Lotov, K Self-Modulation Instability of a Long Proton Bunch in Plasmas PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 104, 255003 (2010)

Kostyukov, I; Nerush, E; Pukhov, A, et al. Electron Self-Injection in Multidimensional Relativistic-Plasma Wake Fields PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 103, 175003 (2009)

Chen, M; Pukhov, A; Yu, TP, et al. Enhanced Collimated GeV Monoenergetic Ion Acceleration from a Shaped Foil Target Irradiated by a Circularly Polarized Laser Pulse PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 103, 024801 (2009)

Brandl, F; Hidding, B; Osterholz, J, Hemmers D, Karmakar A, Pukhov A, Pretzler G Directed Acceleration of Electrons from a Solid Surface by Sub-10-fs Laser Pulses PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS   102, 195001 (2009)

Karmakar A, Kumar N, Pukhov A, Shvets G, On collision-driven negative energy waves and Weibel instability of a relativistic electron beam in a quasi-neutral plasma Phys. Rev. Letters 101, 255001 (2008).

Glinec Y, Faure J, Norlin A, Pukhov A, Malka V, Observation of fine structures in laser-driven electron beams using coherent transition radiation  PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 98 (19): Art. No. 194801 MAY 11 2007

Faure J, Glinec Y, Santos JJ, Ewald F, Rousseau JP, Kiselev S, Pukhov A, Hosokai T, Malka V Observation of laser-pulse shortening in nonlinear plasma waves PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 95 (20): Art. No. 205003 NOV 11 2005

S. Gordienko, A. Pukhov, O. Shorokhov, T. Baeva, Coherent focusing of high harmonics: A new way towards the extreme intensities
Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 103903 (2005).

Jung R, Osterholz J, Lowenbruck K, Pukhov A et al. Study of electron-beam propagation through preionized dense foam plasmas. 
Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 195001 (2005)

Rousse A, Phuoc KT, Shah R, Pukhov A, Lefebvre E, Malka V, Kiselev S, Burgy F, Rousseau JP, Umstadter D, Hulin D Production of a keV x-ray beam from synchrotron radiation in relativistic laser-plasma interaction, Phys. Rev. Lett.93, 135005 (2004).

Kiselev S, Pukhov A, Kostyukov I. X-ray generation in strongly nonlinear plasma waves, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 135004 (2004).

Gordienko S, Pukhov A, Shorokhov O, Baeva T, Relativistic Doppler effect: Universal spectra and zeptosecond pulses, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 115002 (2004).

Shorokhov O, Pukhov A, Kostyukov Self-compression of laser pulses in plasma PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 91, 265002, (2003).

 Pukhov A, Gordienko S, Baeva T Temporal structure of attosecond pulses from intense laser-atom interactions PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 91,173002 (2003).

S. Karsch, S. Dusterer, H. Schwoerer, F. Ewald, D. Habs, M. Hegelich, G. Pretzler, A. Pukhov, K. Witte, and R. Sauerbrey High-intensity laser induced ion acceleration from heavy-water droplets PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 91 , 015001 (2003)

Najmudin Z, Tatarakis M, Pukhov A, et al. Measurements of the inverse Faraday effect from relativistic laser interactions with an underdense plasmaPHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 87, 215004 (2001).

M. Honda, J. Meyer-ter-Vehn, and A. Pukhov Collective Stopping and Ion Heating in Relativistic-Electron-Beam Transport for Fast Ignition Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 002128 (2000) Pukhov A Three-dimensional simulations of ion acceleration from a foil irradiated by a short-pulse laser, PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 86,  3562 (2001).

C. Gahn, G. D. Tsakiris, A. Pukhov, J. Meyer-ter-Vehn, G. Pretzler, P. Thirolf, D. Habs, and K. J. Witte Multi-MeV Electron Beam Generation by Direct Laser Acceleration in High-Density Plasma Channels Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 004772 (1999)

M. Borghesi, A. J. Mackinnon, A. R. Bell, G. Malka, C. Vickers, O. Willi, J. R. Davies, A. Pukhov and J. Meyer-ter-Vehn Observations of Collimated Ionization Channels in Aluminum-Coated Glass Targets Irradiated by Ultraintense Laser Pulses Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 004309 (1999)

G. Shvets, N. J. Fisch, A. Pukhov and J. Meyer-ter-Vehn Superradiant Amplification of an Ultrashort Laser Pulse in a Plasma by a Counterpropagating Pump Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, 004879 (1998)

 M. Borghesi, A. J. Mackinnon, R. Gaillard, O. Willi, A. Pukhov and J. Meyer-ter-VehnLarge Quasistatic Magnetic Fields Generated by a Relativistically Intense Laser Pulse Propagating in a Preionized Plasma Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 005137 (1998)

A. Pukhov and J. Meyer-ter-Vehn Laser Hole Boring into Overdense Plasma and Relativistic Electron Currents for Fast Ignition of ICF Targets Phys. Rev. Lett. 79, 002686 (1997)

S. V. Bulanov, F. Pegoraro, A. M. Pukhov, and A. S. Sakharov Transverse-Wake Wave Breaking Phys. Rev. Lett. 78, 004205 (1997)

M. Borghesi, A. J. MacKinnon, L. Barringer, R. Gaillard, L. A. Gizzi, C. Meyer, O. Willi, A. Pukhov and J. Meyer-ter-Vehn Relativistic Channeling of a Picosecond Laser Pulse in a Near-Critical Preformed Plasma Phys. Rev. Lett. 78, 000879 (1997)

A. Pukhov and J. Meyer-ter-Vehn Relativistic magnetic self-channeling of light in near-critical plasma: Three-dimensional particle-in-cell simulation Phys. Rev. Lett.76, 003975 (1996)

S. V. Bulanov, F. Pegoraro, and A. M. Pukhov, Two-Dimensional Regimes of Self-Focusing, Wake Field Generation, and Induced Focusing of a Short Intense Laser Pulse in an Underdense Plasma Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, 000710 (1995)


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