Radiation pressure acceleration: perspectives and limits
Authors: Macchi A., Livi C., Sgattoni A.
Autors Affiliation: a) National Institute of Optics, National Research Council (CNR/INO), Adriano Gozzini laboratory, via G. Moruzzi, 56124 Pisa, Italy
b) Enrico Fermi department of Physics, University of Pisa, largo Bruno Pontecorvo 3, 56127 Pisa, Italy
c) LULI-UPMC: Sorbonne Universités, CNRS, École Polytechnique, CEA, 75013 Paris, France
d) LESIA, Observatoire de Paris, CNRS, UPMC: Sorbonne Universités, 92195 Meudon, France
Abstract: A very concise note on the “light sail”, radiation-pressure driven approach to ion acceleration by intense laser pulses is given. Remarks on the role of the laser polarization, on the “dominance” of the radiation pressure action and on the key role of target transparency are made.
Journal/Review: JOURNAL OF INSTRUMENTATION
Volume: 12 Pages from: C04016-1 to: C04016-7
KeyWords: laser-plasma acceleration; radiation pressure acceleration; Accelerator modelling and simulationsDOI: 10.1088/1748-0221/12/04/C04016Citations: 4data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2020-05-24References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here