IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Laser-plasma acceleration of mono-energetic protons: Simulations of an energetic proton source for cancer therapy

2009 International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium (ISDRS)

Author(s): Tung-Chang Liu ; Chuan Liu ; Xi Shao ; Eliasson, B. ; Dudnikova, G. ; Sagdeev, R. ; Sharma, S.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 December 2009
Conference Location: College Park, MD, USA, USA
Conference Date: 9 December 2009
Page(s): 1 - 2
ISBN (CD): 978-1-4244-6031-1
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-6030-4
DOI: 10.1109/ISDRS.2009.5378037
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The laser acceleration of charged particles in plasmas has been an active field of study since early 1970's. The tremendous large electric field achievable from laser plasma interaction can be of... View More

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