Experiments

Exploring Extreme Light Sources In Unconventional Scenarios

Plasmas, electron accel., fusion ignition, & theory

Diode-pumped lasers for ultrashort pulse amplifiers (Diomede)

Ultraintense laser driven sources of high energy particle and radiation are developing rap…

Dosimetry and radiobiology with laser-driven relativistic electron beams

Electron accelerators based upon the so-called Laser Wake-Field Acceleration (LWFA) mechan…

Experimental laser-driven proton acceleration and related beam diagnostics at ILIL

The experiment aims at optimizing the laser-target interaction for the acceleration of pro…

Intense laser interaction with structured targets and high field plasmonics

This research activity is focused on the use of sub-wavelength structuring to enhance the …

Intense laser-driven shock for physics of extreme conditions (FemtoShock)

This experiment indeed marks the beginning of a new research line in INO, where two the gr…

Interferometry for the characterization and diagnostics of targets and plasma in laser-plasma experiments

Recent progresses on laser wakefield acceleration (LWFA) open the way for the development …

Laser-driven collisionless shock waves

Intense lasers are able to generate high Mach number, large amplitude shock waves in colli…

Laser-driven ion acceleration

Ultraintense lasers offer the possibility to develop novel sources of multi-MeV ions, base…

Laser-plasma acceleration of electrons and secondary (Compton) radiation sources

The impressive progress of high power laser technology initiated by the introduction of th…

Laser-plasma interaction in a regime relevant for laser-fusion via shock-ignition

Shock ignition (SI) is a promising two-step approach to Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF),…