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Chronological list of publications of Plasma Physics department and PHELIX:



  1. B. Akstaller, S. Schreiner, F. Hofmann, P. Meyer, P. Neumayer, M. Schuster. A. Wolf, B. Zielbauer, V. Ludwig, T. Michel, G. Anton, S. Funk:
    Single-shot grating-based phase-contrast imaging of a micrometer sample at a laser-driven x-ray backlighter source
    Journal of Instrumentation Vol. 16 (2021) P06021
  2. P. Christ, K. Cistakov, M. Iberler, L. Laghchioua, D. Mann, O. Rosmej, S. Savin, J. Jacoby:
    Measurement of the free electron line density in a spherical theta-pinch plasma target by single wavelength interferometry
    Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics Vol. 54 (2021) 285203
  3. C. Deutsch, N. Tahir:
    Muonic Rydberg states in dense plasmas of inertial confinement interest
    Physics of Plasmas Vol. 28 Issue 11 (2021) 112705
  4. S. I. Glazyrin, S. I. Blinnikov, I. V. Roudskoy, A. A. Golubev, O. N. Rosmej, S. A. Pikuz:
    Expansion opacity in laboratory conditions
    Physics of Plasmas Vol. 28 Issue 2 (2021) 023301
  5. J. Hornung, Y. Zobus, S. Roeder, A. Kleinschmidt, D. Bertini, M. Zepf, V. Bagnoud:
    Time-resolved study of holeboring in realistic experimental conditions
    Nature Communications Vol. 12 (2021) 6999
  6. K. Jakubowska, D. Mancelli, R. Benocci, J. Trela, I. Errea, A. S. Martynenko, P. Neumayer, O. Rosmej, B. Borm, A. Molineri, C. Verona, D. Cannata, A. Aliverdiev, H. E. Roman, D. Batani:
    Reflecting laser-driven shocks in diamond in the megabar pressure range
    High Power Laser Science and Engineering Vol. 9 (2021) e3
  7. M. J. MacDonald, A. M. Saunders, B. Bachmann, (…) [P. Neumayer] et al.:
    Demonstration of a laser-driven, narrow spectral bandwidth x-ray source for collective x-ray scattering experiments
    Physics of Plasmas Vol. 28 Issue 3 (2021) 032708
  8. A. S. Martynenko, S. A. Pikuz, L. Antonelli, F. Barbato, G. Boutoux, L. Giuffrida, J. J. Honrubia, E. Hume, J. Jacoby, D. Khaghani, K. Lancaster, P. Neumayer, O. Rosmej, J. J. Santos, O. Turianska, D. Batani:
    Role of relativistic laser intensity on isochoric heating of metal wire targets
    Optics Express Vol. 29 Issue 8 (2021) pp. 12240-12251
  9. W. Nörtershäuser, A. Surzhykov, R. Sánchez, B. Botermann, G. Gwinner, G. Huber, S. Karpuk, T. Kühl, C. Novotny, S. Reinhardt, G. Saathoff, T. Stöhlker, A. Wolf:
    Polarization-dependent disappearance of a resonance signal: Indication for optical pumping in a storage ring?
    Phys. Rev. Accel. Beams Vol. 24 (2021) 024701
  10. J. B. Ohland, Y. Zobus, U. Eisenbarth, B. Zielbauer, D. Reemts, V. Bagnoud:
    Alignment procedure for off-axis-parabolic telescopes in the context of high-intensity laser beam transport
    Optics Express Vol. 29 Issue 21 (2021) pp. 34378-34393
  11. A. R. Piriz, S.A. Piriz, N. A. Tahir:
    Elastic-plastic Rayleigh-Taylor instability at a cylindrical interface
    Physical Review E Vol. 104 (2021) 035102
  12. S. A. Piriz, A. R. Piriz, N. A. Tahir, S. Richter, M. Bestehorn:
    Rayleigh-Taylor instability in elastic-plastic solid slabs bounded by a rigid wall
    Physical Review E Vol. 103 (2021) 023105
  13. O. N. Rosmej, X. F. Shen, A. Pukhov, L. Antonelli, F. Barbato, M. Gyrdymov, M. M. Günther, S. Zähter, V. S. Popov, N. G. Borisenko, N. E. Andreev:
    Bright betatron radiation from direct-laser-accelerated electrons at moderate relativistic laser intensity
    Matter and Radiation at Extremes Vol. 6 (2021) 048401
  14. S. Schreiner, B. Akstaller, L. Dietrich, P. Meyer, P. Neumayer, M. Schuster, A. Wolf, B. Zielbauer, V. Ludwig, T. Michel, G. Anton, S. Funk:
    Noise Reduction for Single-Shot Grating-Based Phase-Contrast Imaging at an X-ray Backlighter
    J Imaging Vol. 7(9) (2021)
  15. X. F. Shen, A. Pukhov, M. M. Günther, O. N. Rosmej:
    Bright betatron x-rays generation from picosecond laser interactions with long-scale near critical density plasmas
    Applied Physics Letter Vol. 118 (2021) 134102
  16. N. A. Tahir, A. Shutov, P. Neumayer, V. Bagnoud, A. R. Piriz, I. V. Lomonosov, S. A. Piriz:
    Production of warm dense water in the laboratory using intense ion beams at FAIR: Application to planetary physics
    Physics of Plasmas Vol. 28 Issue 3 (2021) 032712
  17. D. Winzen, V. Hannen, M. Bussmann, A. Buß, C. Egelkamp, L. Eidam, Z. Huang, D. Kiefer, S. Klammes, Th. Kühl, M. Loeser, X. Ma, W. Nörtershäuser, H.-W. Ortjohann, R. Sanchez, M. Siebold, Th. Stöhlker, J. Ullmann, J. Vollbrecht, Th. Walther, H. Wang, Ch. Weinheimer, D. F.A. Winters:
    Laser spectroscopy of the 2S1/2-2P1/2, 2P3/2 transitions in stored and cooled relativistic C3+ ions
    Scientific Reports Vol. 11 (2021) 9370
  18. M. Zimmer, S. Scheuren, T. Ebert, G. Schaumann, C. Roedel, M. Roth, B. Schmitz, V. Bagnoud, J. Hornung:
    Analysis of laser-proton acceleration experiments for development of empirical scaling laws
    Physical Review E Vol. 104 (2021) 045210



  1. M. Afshari, J. Hornung, A. Kleinschmidt, P. Neumayer, D. Bertini, V. Bagnoud:
    Proton acceleration via the TNSA mechanism using a smoothed laser focus
    AIP Advances Vol. 10 Issue 3 (2020) 035023
  2. H. Al-Omari, I. Hofmann, V. Bagnoud, S. Busold, C. Brabetz, D. Schumacher, A. Almomani, M. Roth, O. Deppert:
    Space–charge effect of laser accelerated protons on beam profile and permanent magnet quadrupole focal line
    Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment Vol. 981 (2020) 164523
  3. M. Bailly-Grandvaux, D. Kawahito, C. McGuffey, J. Strehlow, B. Edghill, M. S. Wei, N. Alexander, A. Haid, C. Brabetz, V. Bagnoud, R. Hollinger, M. G. Capeluto, J. J. Rocca, F. N. Beg:
    Ion acceleration from microstructured targets irradiated by high-intensity picosecond laser pulses
    Physical Review E Vol. 102 (2020) 021201
  4. P. Boller, A. Zylstra, P. Neumayer, L. Bernstein, C. Brabetz, J. Despotopulos, J. Glorius, J. Hellmund, E. A. Henry, J. Hornung, J. Jeet, J. Khuyagbaatar, L. Lens, S. Roeder, T. Stöhlker, A. Yakushev, Y. A. Litvinov, D. Shaughnessy, V. Bagnoud, T. Kühl, D. H. G. Schneider:
    First on-line detection of radioactive fission isotopes produced by laser-accelerated protons
    Nature Scientific Reports Vol. 10 (2020) 17183
  5. F. Consoli, V.T. Tikhonchuk, M. Bardon, (...) [B. Zielbauer] et al.:
    Laser produced electromagnetic pulses: generation, detection and mitigation
    High Power Laser Science and Engineering Vol. 8 (2020) e22
  6. J. Hornung, Y. Zobus, P. Boller, C. Brabetz, U. Eisenbarth, T. Kuehl, Zs. Major, J. B. Ohland, M. Zepf, B. Zielbauer, V. Bagnoud:
    Enhancement of the laser-driven proton source at PHELIX
    High Power Laser Science and Engineering Vol. 8 (2020) e24
  7. A. L. Kritcher, D. C. Swift, T. Doeppner, (…) [P. Neumayer] et al.:
    A measurement of the equation of state of carbon envelopes of white dwarfs
    Nature Vol. 584 (2020) pp. 51-54
  8. O. N. Rosmej, M. Gyrdymov, M. M. Günther, N. E. Andreev, P. Tavana, P. Neumayer, S. Zähter, N. Zahn, V. S. Popov, N. G. Borisenko, A. Kantsyrev, A. Skobliakov, V. Panyushkin, A. Bogdanov, F. Consoli, X. F. Shen, A. Pukhov:
    High-current laser-driven beams of relativistic electrons for high energy density research
    Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion Vol. 62 No. 11 (2020)
  9. K. Schoenberg, V. Bagnoud, A. Blazevic, V. E. Fortov, D. O. Gericke, A. Golubev, D. H. H. Hoffmann, D. Kraus, I. V. Lomonosov, V. Mintsev, S. Neff, P. Neumayer, A. R. Piriz, R. Redmer, O. Rosmej, M. Roth, T. Schenkel, B. Sharkov, N. A. Tahir, D. Varentsov, Y. Zhao:
    High-energy-density-science capabilities at the Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research
    Physics of Plasmas Vol. 27 Issue 4 (2020) 043103
  10. A. K. Schuster, N. J. Hartley, J. Vorberger, T. Doppner, T. van Driel, R. W. Falcone, L. B. Fletcher, S. Frydrych, E. Galtier, E. J. Gamboa, D. O. Gericke, S. H. Glenzer, E. Granados, M. J. MacDonald, A. J. MacKinnon, E. E. McBride, I. Nam, P. Neumayer, A. Pak, I. Prencipe, K. Voigt, A. M. Saunders, P. Sun, D. Kraus:
    Measurement of diamond nucleation rates from hydrocarbons at conditions comparable to the interiors of icy giant planets
    Physical Review B Vol. 101 (2020) 054301
  11. M. Seifert, M. Weule, S. Cipiccia, S. Flenner, J. Hagemann, V. Ludwig, T. Michel, P. Neumayer, M. Schuster, A. Wolf, G. Anton, S. Funk, B. Akstaller:
    Evaluation of the Weighted Mean X-ray Energy for an Imaging System Via Propagation-Based Phase-Contrast Imaging
    Journal of Imaging Vol. 6 Issue 7 (2020)
  12. N.A. Tahir, P. Neumayer, I. V. Lomonosov, A. Shutov, V. Bagnoud, A. R. Piriz, S. A. Piriz, C. Deutsch:
    Studies of equation of state properties of high-energy-density matter generated by intense ion beams at the facility for antiprotons and ion research
    Physical Review E Vol. 101 (2020) 023202
  13. S. D. R. Williamson, R. J. Gray, M. King, R. Wilson, R. J. Dance, C. Armstrong, D. R Rusby, C. Brabetz, F. Wagner, B. Zielbauer, V. Bagnoud, D. Neely, P. McKenna:
    Energy absorption and coupling to electrons in the transition from surface- to volume-dominant intense laser–plasma interaction regimes
    New Journal of Physics Vol. 22 (2020) 053044