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  • ISSN: 2095-4719 (Print), 2052-3289 (Online)
  • Editors: Colin Danson AWE and Centre for Inertial Fusion Sciences, Physics Department, Imperial College London, UK, and Jianqiang Zhu Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
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High Power Laser Science and Engineering is a Gold Open Access peer reviewed journal that seeks to uncover the underlying science and engineering in the fields of: high energy density physics, high power lasers, advanced laser technology, and applications and laser components. The journal was formed in 2013 as a joint venture between Cambridge University Press (CUP), Cambridge, UK and Chinese Laser Press (CLP), Shanghai, China. The journal is published on-line with one volume per year. Under the stewardship of Editors-in-Chief from both China and the UK the journal has established itself as an internationally recognised publication.

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  • Call for Papers for a Special Issue on HPLSE 2021
  • 05 Mar 2021,
  • We would like to invite submission of original manuscripts for a special issue of HPL dedicated to The 4th International Symposium on High Power Laser Science and Engineering (HPLSE 2021).

  • Major Review of Laser-Produced Electromagnetic Pulses in HPL
  • 11 Jun 2020,
  • The paper is a multi-institutional, international review of the problems related to the creation, characterisation, and mitigation of the strong electromagnetic pulses produced by the interaction of high-power, high-energy laser pulses with different types of solid target.

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