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Status of PHELIX laser and first experiments

  • P. NEUMAYER (a1) (a2), R. BOCK (a1), S. BORNEIS (a1), E. BRAMBRINK (a1) (a2), H. BRAND (a1), J. CAIRD (a3), E.M. CAMPBELL (a4), E. GAUL (a5), S. GOETTE (a1), C. HAEFNER (a1), T. HAHN (a1), H.M. HEUCK (a1) (a6), D.H.H. HOFFMANN (a1) (a2), D. JAVORKOVA (a1), H.-J. KLUGE (a1), T. KUEHL (a1), S. KUNZER (a6), T. MERZ (a1) (a2), E. ONKELS (a1), M.D. PERRY (a4), D. REEMTS (a1), M. ROTH (a1) (a2), S. SAMEK (a7), G. SCHAUMANN (a1), F. SCHRADER (a1), W. SEELIG (a2), A. TAUSCHWITZ (a1), R. THIEL (a1), D. URSESCU (a1), P. WIEWIOR (a8), U. WITTROCK (a6) and B. ZIELBAUER (a1)...

Abstract

This paper reports on the status of the PHELIX petawatt laser which is built at the Gesellschaft fuer Schwerionenforschung (GSI) in close collaboration with the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), and the Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique (CEA) in France. First experiments carried out with the chirped pulse amplification (CPA) front-end will also be briefly reviewed.

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Address correspondence and reprint requests to: P. Neumayer, Gesellschaft fuer Schwerionenforschung, Planckstrasse 1, Darmstadt D-64291, Germany. E-mail: p.neumayer@gsi.de

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This paper was also presented at the 28th ECLIM conference in Rome, Italy

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