Ion energy distributions from laser-generated plasmas at two different intensities
Dottorato di Ricerca in Fisica-Dipartimento MIFT, V. le F.S. d’Alcontres 31, Messina 98166, Italy
2 Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY 11973, USA
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Published online: 9 January 2018
Laser-generated non-equilibrium plasmas were analyzed at Brookhaven National Laboratory (NY, USA) and MIFT Messina University (Italy). Two laser intensities of 1012 W/cm2 and 109 W/cm2, have been employed to irradiate Al and Al with Au coating targets in high vacuum conditions. Ion energy distributions were obtained using electrostatic analyzers coupled with ion collectors. Time of flight measurements were performed by changing the laser irradiation conditions. The study was carried out to provide optimum keV ions injection into post acceleration systems. Possible applications will be presented.
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