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"Reduced fast electron transport in shock-heated plasma in multilayer targets due to self-generated magnetic fields"
C. McGuffey, J. May, T. Yabuuchi, H. Sawada, M-S. Wei, R. B. Stephens, C. Stoeckl, W. B. Mori, H. S. McLean, P. K. Patel, F. N. Beg, Physical Review E 98, 033208 (2018).

"Experimental evidence for the enhanced and reduced stopping regimes for protons propagating through hot plasmas"
S. N. Chen, S. Atzeni, T Gangolf, M. Gauthier, D. P. Higginson, R. Hua, J. Kim, F. Mangia, C. McGuffey, J.-R. Marquès, R. Riquier, H. Pépin, R. Shepherd, O. Willi, F. N. Beg, C. Deutsch, and J. Fuchs, Nature Scientific Reports accepted (2018).

"Characterization of a liner-on-target gas injector for Staged Z-pinch experiments"
F. Conti, J. C. Valenzuela, N. Aybar, F. J. Wessel, M. P. Ross, J. Narkis, H. U. Rahman, E. Ruskov, and F. N. Beg, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science accepted (2018).

"Computational modeling of proton acceleration with multi-picosecond and high energy, kilojoule, lasers"
J. Kim, A. J. Kemp, S. C. Wilks, D. H. Kalantar, S. Kerr, D. Mariscal, F. N. Beg, C. McGuffey, and T.Ma, Physics of Plasmas 25, 083109 (2018).

"Soft X-ray backlighter source driven by a short-pulse laser for pump-probe characterization of warm dense matter"
C. McGuffey, M. Dozieres, J. Kim, A. Savin, J. Park, J. Emig, C. Brabetz, L. Carlson, R. F. Heeter, H. S. McLean, J. Moody, M. B. Schneider, M. S. Wei, and F. N. Beg, Review of Scientific Instruments accepted (2018).

"Measurement of temperature and density using non-collective X-ray Thomson scattering in pulsed power produced warm dense plasmas"
J. C. Valenzuela, C. Krauland, D. Mariscal, I. Krasheninnikov, C. Niemann, T. Ma, P. Mabey, G. Gregori, P. Wiewior, A. M. Covington, and F. N. Beg, Nature Scientific Reports 8, 8432 (2018).



"Enhanced Hot-Electron Production and Strong-Shock Generation in Hydrogen-Rich Ablators for Shock Ignition"
W. Theobald, A. Bose, R. Yan, R. Betti, M. Lafon, D. Mangino, A. R. Christopherson, C. Stoeckl, W. Seka, W. Shang, D. T. Michel, C. Ren, R. C. Nora, A. Casner, J. Peebles, F. N. Beg, X. Ribeyre, E. Llor Aisa, A. Colaïtis, V. Tikhonchuk, and M. S. Wei, Physics of Plasmas 24, 120702 (2017).

"Injector design for liner-on-target gas-puff experiments"
J. C. Valenzuela, I. Krasheninnikov, F. Conti, F. Wessel, V. Fadeev, J. Narkis, M. Ross, H. U. Rahman, E. Ruskov, and F. N. Beg, Review of Scientific Instruments 88, 113509 (2017).

"Investigation of magnetic flux transport and shock formation in a Staged Z-pinch"
J. Narkis, H. U. Rahman, F. J. Wessel, and F. N. Beg, Physics of Plasma 24, 102514 (2017).

"Transport and spatial energy deposition of relativistic electrons in copper-doped fast ignition plasmas"
L. C. Jarrott, C. McGuffey, F. N. Beg, A. A. Solodov, W. Theobald, B. Qiao, C. Stoeckl, R. Betti, H. Chen, J. Delettrez, T. Döppner, E. M. Giraldez, V. Y. Glebov, H. Habara, T. Iwawaki, M. H. Key, R. W. Luo, F. J. Marshall, H. S. McLean, C. Mileham, P. K. Patel, J. J. Santos, H. Sawada, R. B. Stephens, T. Yabuuchi, and M. S. Wei, Physics of Plasma 24, 102710 (2017).

"Study of self-generated fields in strongly-shocked, low-density systems using broadband proton radiography"
R. Hua, H. Sio, S. C. Wilks, F. N. Beg, C. McGuffey, M. Bailly-Grandvaux, G. W. Collins, and Y. Ping, Applied Physics Letters 111, 034102 (2017).

"Thermal conductivity measurements of proton-heated warm dense aluminum"
A. McKelvey, G. E. Kemp, P. A. Sterne, A. Fernandez-Panella, R. Shepherd, M. Marinak, A. Link, G. W. Collins, H. Sio, J. King, R. R. Freeman, R. Hua, C. McGuffey, J. Kim, F. N. Beg, and Y. Ping, Nature Scientific Reports 7, 7015 (2017).

"Heavy ion acceleration in the radiation pressure acceleration and breakout afterburner regimes"
G. M. Petrov, C. McGuffey, A. G. R. Thomas, K. Krushelnick and F. N. Beg, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 59, 075003 (2017).

"Collimated Propagation of Fast Electron Beams Accelerated by High-Contrast Laser Pulses in Highly Resistive Shocked Carbon"
X. Vaisseau, A. Morace, M. Touati, M. Nakatsutsumi, S. D. Baton, S. Hulin, Ph. Nicolaï, R. Nuter, D. Batani, F. N. Beg, J. Breil, R. Fedosejevs, J.-L. Feugeas, P. Forestier-Colleoni, C. Fourment, S. Fujioka, L. Giuffrida, S. Kerr, H. S. McLean, H. Sawada, V. T. Tikhonchuk, and J. J. Santos, Physical Review Letters 118, 205001 (2017).

"Calibration and characterization of a highly efficient spectrometer in von Hamos geometry for 7-10 keV x-rays"
L. C. Jarrott, M. S. Wei, C. McGuffey, F. N. Beg, P. M. Nilson, C. Sorce, C. Stoeckl, W. Theoboald, H. Sawada, R. B. Stephens, P. K. Patel, H. S. McLean, O. L. Landen, S. H. Glenzer, and T. Döppner, Review of Scientific Instruments 88, 043110 (2017).

"A broadband proton backlighting platform to probe shock propagation in low-density systems"
H. Sio, R. Hua, Y. Ping, C. McGuffey, F. Beg, R. Heeter, C. K. Li, R. D. Petrasso, and G. W. Collins, Reviews of Scientific Instruments 88, 013503 (2017).

"Investigation of Laser Pulse Length and Pre-Plasma Scale Length Impact on Hot Electron Generation on OMEGA-EP"
J. Peebles, M. S. Wei, A. V. Arefiev, C. McGuffey, R. B. Stephens, W. Theobald, D. Haberberger, L. C. Jarrott, A. Link, H. Chen, H. S. McLean, A. Sorokovikova, S. Krasheninnikov, F. N. Beg, New Journal of Physics 19, 023008 (2017).



"Shock formation in Ne, Ar, Kr, and Xe on deuterium gas puff implosions"
J. Narkis, H. U. Rahman, P. Ney, M. P. Desjarlais, F. J. Wessel, F. Conti, J. C. Valenzuela, and F. N. Beg, Physics of Plasmas 23, 122706 (2016).

"Target material dependence of positron generation from high intensity laser-matter interactions"
G. J. Williams, D. Barnak, G. Fiksel, A. Hazi, S. Kerr, C. Krauland, A. Link, M. J.-E. Manuel, S. R. Nagel, J. Park, J. Peebles, B. B. Pollock, F. N. Beg, R. Betti, and H. Chen, Physics of Plasmas 23, 123109 (2016).

"Acceleration of high charge-state target ions in high-intensity laser interactions with sub-micron target"
C. McGuffey, A. Raymond, T. Batson, R. Hua, G. M. Petrov, J. Kim, C. M. Krauland, A. Maksimchuk, A. G. R. Thomas, V. Yanovsky, K. Krushelnick and F. N. Beg, New Journal of Physics 18, 113032 (2016).

"Characterization of laser-cut copper foil X-pinches"
G.W. Collins IV, J.C. Valenzuela, S.B. Hansen, M.S. Wei, C.T. Reed, A.C. Forsman, and F.N. Beg, Physics of Plasmas 23, 101212 (2016).

"Generation of heavy ion beams using femtosecond laser pulses in the Target Normal Sheath Acceleration and Radiation Pressure Acceleration regimes"
G. M. Petrov, C. McGuffey, A. G. R. Thomas, K. Krushelnick, and F. N. Beg, Physics of Plasmas 23, 063108 (2016).

"Flash Kα radiography of laser-driven solid sphere compression for fast ignition"
H. Sawada, S. Lee, T. Shiroto, H. Nagatomo, Y. Arikawa, H. Nishimura, T. Ueda, K. Shigemori, A. Sunahara, N. Ohnishi, F. N. Beg, W. Theobald, F. Pérez, P. K. Patel, and S. Fujioka, Applied Physics Letters 108, 254101 (2016).

"Generation of superponderomotive electrons in multi-pico second interactions of kilo-Joule laser beams with solid- density plasmas"
A. Sorokovikova, A. V. Arefiev, C. McGuffey, B. Qiao, A. P. L. Robinson, M. S. Wei, H. S. McLean, and F. N. Beg, Physical Review Letters 116, 155001 (2016).

"Varying stopping and self-focusing of intense proton beams as they heat solid density matter"
J. Kim, C. McGuffey, B. Qiao, M. S. Wei, P. E. Grabowski and F. N. Beg, Physics of Plasmas 23, 043104 (2016).

"Nanoplasmas generated by intense radiation"
Kostya (Ken) Ostrikov, Farhat Beg, and Andrew Ng, Review of Modern Physics 88, 011001 (2016).

"Proton acceleration from high-contrast short pulse lasers interacting with sub-micron thin foils"
G. M. Petrov, C. McGuffey, A. G. R. Thomas, K. Krushelnick and F. N. Beg, Journal of Applied Physics 119, 053302 (2016).

"Visualizing fast electron energy transport into laser- compressed high-density fast ignition targets"
L. C. Jarrott, M. S. Wei, C. McGuffey, A. A. Solodov, W. Theobald, B. Qiao, C. Stoeckl, R. Betti, H. Chen, J. Delettrez, T. Doeppner, E. M. Giraldez, V. Y. Glebov, H. Habara, T. Iwawaki, M. H. Key, R. W. Luo, F. J. Marshall, H. S. McLean, C. Mileham, P. K. Patel, J. J. Santos, H. Sawada, R. B. Stephens, T. Yabuuchi, and F. N. Beg, Nature Physics 12, 499 (2016).

"Impact of Pre-Plasma on Fast Electron Generation and Transport from Short Pulse, High Intensity Lasers"
J. Peebles, C. McGuffey, C. M. Krauland, L.C. Jarrott, A. Sorokovikova, M.S. Wei, J. Park, H. Chen, H.S. McLean, C. Wagner, M. Spinks, E. W. Gaul, G. Dyer, B.M. Hegelich, M. Martinez, M. Donovan, T. Ditmire, S. I. Krasheninnikov and F. N. Beg, Nuclear Fusion 56, 016007 (2016).



"High-contrast laser acceleration of relativistic electrons in solid cone-wire targets"
D. P. Higginson, A. Link, H. Sawada, S. C. Wilks, T. Bartal, S. Chawla, C. D. Chen, K. A. Flippo, L. C. Jarrott, M. H. Key, H. S. McLean, P. K. Patel, F. Perez, M. S. Wei, and F. N. Beg, Physical Review E 92, 063112 (2015).

"Self-Consistent Simulation of Transport and Energy Deposition of Intense Laser-Accelerated Proton Beams in Solid-Density Matter"
J. Kim, B. Qiao, C. McGuffey, M. S. Wei, P. E. Grabowski, and F. N. Beg, Physical Review Letters 115, 054801 (2015).

"Spherical strong-shock generation for shock-ignition inertial fusion"
W. Theobald, R. Nora, W. Seka, M. Lafon, K. S. Anderson, M. Hohenberger, F. J. Marshall, D. T. Michel, A. A. Solodov, C. Stoeckl, D. H. Edgell, B. Yaakobi, A. Casner, C. Reverdin, X. Ribeyre, A. Shvydky, A. Vallet, J. Peebles, F. N. Beg, M. S. Wei and R. Betti, Physics of Plasmas 22, 056310 (2015).

"Enhanced Relativistic-Electron-Beam Energy Loss in Warm Dense Aluminum"
X. Vaisseau, A. Debayle, J. J. Honrubia, S. Hulin, A. Morace , Ph. Nicola, H. Sawada, B. Vauzour, D. Batani, F. N. Beg, J. R. Davies, R. Fedosejevs, R. J. Gray, G. E. Kemp, S. Kerr , K. Li, A. Link, P. McKenna, H. S. McLean, M. Mo, P. K. Patel, J. Park, J. Peebles, Y. J. Rhee, A. Sorokovikova, V. T. Tikhonchuk, L. Volpe, M. Wei, and J. J. Santos Physical Review Letters 114, 095004 (2015).

"Gigabar Spherical Shock Generation on the OMEGA Laser"
R. Nora, W. Theobald, R. Betti, F. J. Marshall, D. T. Michel , W. Seka, B. Yaakobi, M. Lafon, C. Stoeckl, J. Delettrez, A. A. Solodov, A. Casner, C. Reverdin, X. Ribeyre, A. Vallet , J. Peebles, F. N. Beg, and M. S. Wei Physical Review Letters 114, 045001 (2015).



"Generation of high-energy mono-energetic heavy ion beams by radiation pressure acceleration of ultra- intense laser pulses"
D. Wu, B. Qiao, C. McGuffey, X. T. He, and F. N. Beg Physics of Plasmas 21, 123118 (2014).

"Time-resolved compression of a capsule with a cone to high density for fast-ignition laser fusion"
W. Theobald, A. A. Solodov, C. Stoeckl, K. S. Anderson, F. N. Beg, R. Epstein, G. Fiksel, E. M. Giraldez, V. Yu. Glebov , H. Habara, S. Ivancic, L. C. Jarrott, F. J. Marshall, G. McKiernan, H. S. McLean, C. Mileham, P. M. Nilson, P. K. Patel, F. Perez, T. C. Sangster, J. J. Santos, H. Sawada, A . Shvydky, R. B. Stephens, and M. S. Wei Nature Communications 5, 5785 (2014).

"Measurement of pulsed-power-driven magnetic fields via proton deflectometry"
D. Mariscal, C. McGuffey, J. Valenzuela, M. S. Wei, J. P. Chittenden, N. Niasse, R. Presura, S. Haque, M. Wallace, A. Arias, A. Covington, H. Sawada, P. Wiewior and F. N. Beg Applied Physics Letters 105, 224103 (2014).

"Counter-propagating plasma jet collision and shock formation on a compact current driver"
J.C. Valenzuela, G.W. Collins IV, T. Zick, J. Narkis, I. Krasheninnikov, F.N. Beg High Energy Density Physics 17, 140 (2014).

"Development of x-ray radiography for high energy density physics"
A. Morace, L. Fedeli, D. Batani, S. Baton, F. N. Beg, S. Hulin, L. C. Jarrott, A. Margarit, M. Nakai, M. Nakatsutsumi , P. Nicolai, N. Piovella, M. S. Wei, X. Vaisseau, L. Volpe, and J. J. Santos Physics of Plasmas 21, 102712 (2014).

"Investigation into the dynamics of laser-cut foil X-pinches and their potential use for high repetition rate operation"
G. W. Collins IV, M. P. Valdivia, T. O. Zick, J. Kim, D. M. Haas, A. C. Forsman, R. B. Stephens, and F. N. Beg Applied Physics Letters 105, 024101 (2014).

"Fast electron energy transport in solid density and compressed plasma"
P. Norreys, D. Batani, S. Baton, F. N. Beg, R. Kodama, P.M. Nilson, P. Patel, F. Perez, J.J. Santos, R.H.H. Scott, V.T. Tikhonchuk, M. Wei and J. Zhang Nuclear Fusion 54, 054004 (2014).

"Fast ignition with laser-driven proton and ion beams"
J. C. Fernandez, B. J. Albright, F. N. Beg, M. E. Foord, B. M. Hegelich, J. J. Honrubia, M. Roth, R. B. Stephens and L. Yin Nuclear Fusion 54, 054006 (2014).

"Investigation of fast-electron-induced Kα x rays in laser-produced blow-off plasma"
H. Sawada, M. S. Wei, S. Chawla, A. Morace, K. Akli, T. Yabuuchi, N. Nakanii, M. H. Key, P. K. Patel, A. J. Mackinnon, H. S. McLean, R. B. Stephens, and F. N. Beg, Physical Review E 89, 033105 (2014).

"Unraveling resistive versus collisional contributions to relativistic electron beam stopping power in cold-solid and in warm-dense plasmas"
B. Vauzour, A. Debayle, X. Vaisseau, S. Hulin, H.-P. Schlenvoigt, D. Batani, S. D. Baton, J. J. Honrubia, Ph. Nicolai, F. N. Beg, R. Benocci, S. Chawla, M. Coury, F. Dorchies, C. Fourment, E. dHumieres, L. C. Jarrot, P. McKenna, Y. J. Rhee, V. T. Tikhonchuk, L. Volpe, V. Yahia, and J. J. Santos, Physics of Plasmas 21, 033101 (2014).

"Kα and bremsstrahlung x-ray radiation backlighter sources from short pulse laser driven silver targets as a function of laser pre-pulse energy"
L. C. Jarrott, A. J. Kemp, L. Divol, D. Mariscal, B. Westover, C. McGuffey, F. N. Beg, M. Suggit, C. Chen, D. Hey , B. Maddox, J. Hawreliak, H.-S. Park, B. Remington, M. S. Wei and A. MacPhee, Physics of Plasmas 21, 031211 (2014).

"Characterization of the fast electrons distribution produced in a high intensity laser target interaction"
B. Westover, C. D. Chen, P. K. Patel, H. McLean and F. N. Beg, Physics of Plasmas 21, 031212 (2014).

"Study of instability formation and EUV emission in thin liners driven with a compact 250kA, 150ns linear transformer driver"
J. C. Valenzuela, G. W. Collins IV, D. Mariscal, E. S. Wyndham and F. N. Beg, Physics of Plasmas 21, 031208 (2014).

"Preface to Special Topic Section: Radiation from High Energy Density Plasmas"
J. L. Giuliani, A. S. Safronova and F. N. Beg, Physics of Plasmas 21, 031101 (2014).

"Effect of defocusing on picosecond laser-coupling into gold cones"
I. A. Bush, A. G. R. Thomas, L. Gartside, S. Sarfraz, E. Wagenaars, J. S. Green, M. Notley, H. Lowe, C. Spindloe, T. Winstone, A. P. L. Robinson, R. Clarke, T. Ma, T. Yabuuchi, M. Wei, F. N. Beg, R. B. Stephens, A. MacPhee, A. J. MacKinnon, M. H. Key, W. Nazarov, M. Sherlock, and J. Pasley , Physics of Plasmas 21, 012702 (2014).



"Investigation of relativistic intensity laser generated hot electron dynamics via copper K alpha imaging and proton acceleration"
L. Willingale, A. G. R. Thomas, A. Maksimchuk, A. Morace, T. Bartal, J. Kim, R. B. Stephens, M. S. Wei, F. N. Beg, and K. Krushelnick, Physics of Plasmas 20, 123112 (2013).

"Generation of energetic (>15 MeV) neutron beams from proton- and deuteron-driven nuclear reactions using short pulse lasers"
G M Petrov, D P Higginson, J Davis, Tz B Petrova, C McGuffey , B Qiao and F N Beg, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 55, 105009 (2013).

"Initial experimental evidence of self-collimation of target-normal-sheath-accelerated proton beam in a stack of conducting foils"
P. A. Ni, S. M. Lund, C. McGuffey, N. Alexander, B. Aurand, J. J. Barnard, F. N. Beg, C. Bellei, F. M. Bieniosek, C. Brabetz, R. H. Cohen, J. Kim, P. Neumayer, M. Roth, and B. G. Logan, Physics of Plasmas 20, 083111 (2013).

"Improved laser-to-proton conversion efficiency in isolated reduced mass targets"
A. Morace, C. Bellei, T. Bartal, L. Willingale, J. Kim, A. Maksimchuk, K. Krushelnick, M. S. Wei, P. K. Patel, D. Batani, N. Piovella, R. B. Stephens, and F. N. Beg, Applied Physics Letters 103, 054102 (2013).

"Collisional particle-in-cell modeling for energy transport accompanied by atomic processes in dense plasmas"
R. Mishra, P. Leblanc, Y. Sentoku, M. S. Wei, and F. N. Beg, Physics of Plasmas 20, 072704 (2013).

"Supra-thermal electron beam stopping power and guiding in dense plasmas"
J. Santos, D. Batani, S. D. Baton, F. N. Beg, T. Ceccotti, A. Debayle, F. Dorchies, J.L. Feugeas, C. Fourment, L. Gremillet, J.J. Honrubia, S. Hulin, A. Morace, P. Nicola, F. Perez, H. Sawada, H.P. Schlenvoigt, V.T. Tikhonchuk, X. Vaisseau, B. Vauzour, and M. Wei, Journal of Plasma Physics released online (2013).

"Comparisons of angularly and spectrally resolved Bremsstrahlung measurements to two-dimensional multi- stage simulations of short-pulse laser-plasma interactions"
C. D. Chen, A. J. Kemp, F. Perez, A. Link, F. N. Beg, S. Chawla, M. H. Key, H. McLean, A. Morace, Y. Ping, A. Sorokovikova, R. B. Stephens, M. Streeter, B. Westover, and P. K. Patel, Physics of Plasmas 20, 052703 (2013).

"Study of X-pinch dynamics using a low current (25 kA) and slower current (400 ns) pulse"
G. W. Collins IV, M. P. Valdivia, T. Zick, R. E. Madden, M. G. Haines, and F. N. Beg, Physics of Plasmas 20, 042704 (2013).

"Dynamics of high-energy proton beam acceleration and focusing from hemisphere-cone targets by high-intensity lasers"
B. Qiao, M. E. Foord, M. S. Wei, R. B. Stephens, M. H. Key, H. McLean, P. K. Patel, and F. N. Beg, Physical Review E 87, 013108 (2013).

"Effect of target material on fast electron transport and resistive collimation"
S. Chawla, M. S. Wei, R. Mishra, K.U Akli, C. D. Chen, H. S. McLean, A. Morace, P. K. Patel, H. Sawada, Y. Sentoku, R. B. Stephens, and F.N. Beg, Physical Review Letters 110, 025001 (2013).

"Impact of extended preplasma on energy coupling in kilojoule energy relativistic laser interaction with cone wire targets relevant to Fast Ignition"
T. Yabuuchi, R. Mishra, C. McGuffey, B. Qiao, M. S. Wei, H. Sawada, Y. Sentoku, T. Ma, D. P. Higginson, K. U. Akli, D. Batani, H. Chen, L. A. Gizzi, M. H. Key, A. J. Mackinnon, H. S. McLean, P. A. Norreys, P. K. Patel, R. B. Stephens, Y. Ping, W. Theobald, C. Stoeckl, and F. N. Beg, New Journal of Physics 15, 015020 (2013).



"Plasma Pinch Research on University Pulsed-Power Generators in the United States"
J.L. Giuliani, F.N. Beg, R.M. Gilgenbach, V.L. Kantsyrev , B.R. Kusse, V.V. Ivanov, R. Presura, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science 40, 3246 - 3264 (2012).

"Experimental Analysis of the Acceleration Region in Tungsten Wire Arrays"
S.C. Bott, D. Mariscal, K. Gunasekera, J. Peebles, F.N. Beg, D.A. Hammer, B.R. Kusse, J.B. Greenly, T.A. Shelkovenko, S.A. Pikuz, I.C. Blesener, R.D. McBride, J.D. Douglass, K.S. Blesener, P.F. Knapp, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science 40, 3324 - 3328 (2012).

"Relativistic High-Current Electron-Beam Stopping-Power Characterization in Solids and Plasmas: Collisional Versus Resistive Effects"
B. Vauzour, J. J. Santos, A. Debayle, S. Hulin, H.-P. Schlenvoigt, X. Vaisseau, D. Batani, S. D. Baton, J. J. Honrubia, Ph. Nicolaï, F. N. Beg, R. Benocci, S. Chawla, M. Coury, F. Dorchies, C. Fourment, E. d'Humières, L. C. Jarrot , P. McKenna, Y. J. Rhee, V. T. Tikhonchuk, L. Volpe, and V. Yahia, Physical Review Letters 109, 255002 (2012).

"Emission of energetic protons from relativistic intensity laser interaction with a cone-wire target"
B. S. Paradkar, T. Yabuuchi, H. Sawada, D. P. Higginson, A. Link, M. S. Wei, R. B. Stephens, S. I. Krasheninnikov, and F. N. Beg, Physical Review E 86, 056405 (2012).

"Dynamics of Relativistic Laser-Plasma Interaction on Solid Targets"
Y. Ping, A.J. Kemp, L. Divol, M.H. Key, P.K. Patel, K.U. Akli, F.N. Beg, S. Chawla, C.D. Chen, R.R. Freeman, D. Hey, D.P. Higginson, L.C. Jarrott, G.E. Kemp, A. Link, H.S. McLean, H. Sawada, R.B. Stephens, D. Turnbull, B. Westover, and S.C. Wilks, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 145006 (2012).

"Characterizing the energy distribution of laser- generated relativistic electrons in cone-wire targets"
H. Sawada, D. P. Higginson, A. Link, T. Ma, S. C. Wilks, H. S. McLean, F. Perez, P. K. Patel and F. N. Beg, Physics of Plasmas 19, 103108 (2012).

"Diagnosing laser-driven, shock-heated foam target with Al absorption spectroscopy on OMEGA EP"
H. Sawada, T. Yabuuchi, S.P. Regan, K. Anderson, M.S. Wei, R. Betti, J. Hund, M.H. Key, A.J. Mackinnon, H.S. McLean, R.R. Paguio, P.K. Patel, K.M. Saito, R.B. Stephens, S.C. Wilks, F.N. Beg, High Energy Density Physics 8,180-183 (2012).

"Temporally resolved characterization of shock-heated foam target with Al absorption spectroscopy for fast electron transport study"
T. Yabuuchi, H. Sawada, S.P. Regan, K. Anderson, M.S. Wei, R. Betti, J. Hund, M.H. Key, A.J. Mackinnon, H.S. McLean, R.R. Paguio, P.K. Patel, K.M. Saito, R.B. Stephens, S.C. Wilks, and F. N.Beg Phys. Plasmas 19, 092705 (2012).

"Generation of high-energy (>15 MeV) neutrons using short pulse high intensity lasers"
G.M. Petrov, D.P. Higginson, J. Davis, T.B. Petrova, J.M. McNaney, C. McGuffey, B. Qiao, and F.N. Beg, Phys. Plasmas 19, 093106 (2012).

"A collinear self-emission and laser-backlighting imaging diagnostic"
S. C. Bott, G. Collins IV, K. Gunasekera, D. Mariscal, F.N. Beg, D.M. Haas, F. Veloso, I.C. Blesener, A.D. Cahill, C.L. Hoyt, B.R. Kusse, and D.A. Hammer, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 83, 083507 (2012).

"Mechanism of heating of pre-formed plasma electrons in relativistic laser-matter interaction"
B.S. Paradkar, S.I. Krasheninnikov, and F.N. Beg, Phys. Plasmas 19, 060703 (2012).

"Rayleigh-Taylor Instability of an Ultrathin Foil Accelerated by the Radiation Pressure of an Intense Laser"
C.A.J. Palmer, J. Schreiber, S.R. Nagel, N.P. Dover, C. Bellei, F.N. Beg, S. Bott, R.J. Clarke, A.E. Dangor, S.M. Mangles, K.L. Lancaster, A. Rehman, A.P.L. Robinson, C. Spindloe, J. Szerypo, M. Tatarakis, M. Yeung and M. Zepf, Physical Review Letters 108, 225002 (2012).

"Mapping return currents in laser-generated Z-pinch plasmas using proton deflectometry"
M.J.E. Manuel, N. Sinenian, F.H. Séguin, C.K. Li, J.A. Frenje, H.G. Rinderknecht, D.T. Casey, A.B. Zylstra, R.D. Petrasso, and F.N. Beg , Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 203505 (2012).

"Effect of the global to local magnetic field ratio on the ablation modulations on X-pinches driven by 80 kA peak current"
G.W. Collins IV, D. Marsical, D.M. Haas, R.E. Madden, K. Gunasekara, J. Kim, M.L.L. Abarr, S.C. Bott, J.P. Chittenden and F.N. Beg, New Journal of Physics 14, 043021 (2012).

"Proton trajectories and electric fields in a laser- accelerated focused proton beam"
M.E. Foord, T. Bartal, C. Bellei, M. Key, K. Flippo, R.B. Stephens, P.K. Patel, H.S. McLean, L.C. Jarrott, M.S. Wei, and F.N. Beg, Phys. Plasmas 19, 056702 (2012).

"Electron and ion dynamics during the expansion of a laser-heated plasma under vacuum"
C. Bellei, M.E. Foord, T. Bartal, M.H. Key, H.S. McLean, P.K. Patel, R.B. Stephens, and F.N. Beg, Phys. Plasmas 19, 033109 (2012).

"Focusing of short-pulse high-intensity laser- accelerated proton beams"
T.Bartal, M.E. Foord, C. Bellei, M.H. Key, K.A. Flippo, S.A. Gaillard, D.T. Offermann, P.K. Patel, L.C. Jarrott, D.P. Higginson, M.Roth, A. Otten, D. Kraus, R.B. Stephens, H.S. McLean, E.M. Giraldez, M.S. Wei, D.C. Gautier and F.N. Beg, Nature Physics 8, 139-142 (2012)

"Hot Electron Temperature and Coupling Efficiency Scaling with Pre-pulse for Cone-Guided Fast Ignition"
T. Ma, H. Sawada, P.K. Patel, C.D. Chen, L. Divol, D.P. Higginson, A.J. Kemp, M.H. Key, D.J. Larson, S. Le Pape, A. Link, A.G. MacPhee, H.S. McLean, Y. Ping, R.B. Stephens, S.C. Wilks, and F.N. Beg, Physical Review Letters 108 115004 (2012).



"Examination of Bow-Shock Formation in Supersonic, Radiatively Cooled Plasma Flows"
J.L. Peebles, S.C. Bott, K. Gunasekera, J. Kim, L. Harpster, B. Evans, D. Gomez, O. Paran, C. Peterson, F.N. Beg, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science 39, 2422 - 2423 (2011).

"Magnetically Guided Fast Electrons in Cylindrically Compressed Matter"
F. Perez, A. Debayle, J. Honrubia, M. Koenig, D. Batani, S.D. Baton, F.N. Beg, C. Benedetti, E. Brambrink, S. Chawla, F. Dorchies, C. Fourment, M. Galimberti, L.A. Gizzi, L. Gremillet, R. Heathcote, D.P. Higginson, S. Hulin, R. Jafer, P. Koester, L. Labate, K.L. Lancaster, A.J. MacKinnon, A.G. MacPhee, W. Nazarov, P. Nicolai, J. Pasley, R. Ramis, M. Richetta, J.J. Santos, A. Sgattoni, C. Spindloe, B. Vauzour, T. Vinci, and L. Volpe, Physical Review Letters 107, 065004 (2011).

"Monochromatic Imaging of 8.0 keV Cu K-alpha Emission Induced by Energetic Electrons Generated at OMEGA EP"
H. Sawada, W. Theobald, C. Stoeckl, G. Fiksel, P.K. Patel, C.D. Chen, T. Yabuuchi, F.N. Beg, R.B. Stephens, K.U. Akli, H.S. McLean and M.H. Key, IEEE Transactions on Plasma 39, 2816 - 2817 (2011).

"Proton Radiography of Intense-Laser-Irradiated Wire- Attached Cone Targets"
T. Yabuuchi, H. Sawada, T. Bartal, D. Batani, L.A. Gizzi, M.H. Key, A.J. Mackinnon, H.S. McLean, P.A. Norreys, P.K. Patel, R.B. Stephens, C. Spindloe, W. Theobald, M.S. Wei, and F.N. Beg. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science 39, 2822 - 2823 (2011).

"Proton Focusing Characteristics Relevant to Fast Ignition"
T. Bartal, K. Flippo, S.A. Gaillard, D.T. Offermann, M.E. Foord, C. Bellei, P.K. Patel, M.H. Key, R.B. Stephens, H.S. McLean, L.C. Jarrott and F.N. Beg, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science 39, 2818 - 2819 (2011).

"Fast Electron Temperature and Conversion Efficiency Measurements in Laser-Irradiated Foil Targets Using a Bremsstrahlung X-Ray Detector"
B. Westover, C.D. Chen, P.K. Patel, M.H. Key, H. McLean, R. Stephens, and F.N. Beg, Phys. Plas. 18, 063101 (2011).

"250 kA Compact Linear Transformer Driver for Wire Array Z-Pinch Loads"
S.C. Bott, D.M. Haas, R.E. Madden, U. Ueda, Y. Eshaq, G. Collins IV, K. Gunasekera, D. Mariscal, J. Peebles, F.N. Beg , M. Mazarakis, K. Struve, and R. Sharpe, Physical Review 14 (special issue on accelerators and beams), 050401 (2011).

"Initial Cone-in-Shell Fast-Ignition Experiments on OMEGA"
W. Theobald, A.A. Solodov, C. Stoeckl, K.S. Anderson, R. Betti, T.R. Boehly, R.S. Craxton, J.A. Delettrez, C. Dorrer, J.A. Frenje, V.Y. Glebov, H. Habara, K.A. Tanaka, J.P. Knauer, R. Lauck, F.J. Marshall, K.L. Marshall, D.D. Meyerhofer, P.M. Nilson, P.K. Patel, H. Chen, T.C. Sangster, W. Seka, N. Sinenian, T. Ma, F.N. Beg, E. Giraldez, and R.B. Stephens, Phys. Plasmas 18, 056305 (2011).

"Numerical Modeling of Fast Electron Generation in the Presence of Preformed Plasma in Laser-Matter Interaction at Relativistic Intensities"
B.S. Paradkar, M.S. Wei, T. Yabuuchi, R.B. Stephens, S.I. Krasheninnikov and F.N. Beg, Phys. Rev. E 83, 046401 (2011).

"Proton Radiography of Laser-Driven Imploding Target in Cylindrical Geometry"
L. Volpe, D. Batani, B. Vauzour, Ph. Nicolai, J.J. Santos, C. Regan, A. Morace, F. Dorchies, C. Fourment, S. Hulin, M. Koenig, F. Perez, S. Baton, K. Lancaster, M. Galimberti, R. Heathcote, M. Tolley, Ch. Spindloe, P. Koester, L. Labate, L.A. Gizzi, C. Benedetti, A. Sgattoni, M. Richetta, J. Pasley, F. Beg, S. Chawla, D.P. Higginson, and A.G. MacPhee, Phys. Plas. 18>, 012704 (2011).

"Proton Radiography of Cylindrical Laser-Driven Implosions"
L. Volpe, R. Jafer, B. Vauzour, Ph. Nicolai, J.J. Santos, F. Dorchies, C. Fourment, S. Hulin, C. Regan, F. Perez, S. Baton, K. Lancaster, M. Galimberti, R. Heathcote, M. Tolley, Ch.Spindloe, W. Nazarov, P. Koester, L. Labate, L.A. Gizzi, C. Benedetti, A. Sgattoni, M. Richetta, J. Pasley, F. Beg, S. Chawla, D.P. Higginson, A. G. MacPhee and D. Batani, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 53, 032003 (2011).

"Laser-Driven Cylindrical Compression of Targets for Fast Electron Transport Study in Warm Dense Plasmas"
B. Vauzour, F. Perez, L. Volpe, K. Lancaster, Ph. Nicola, M. Koenig, D. Batani, S.D. Baton, F.N. Beg, C. Benedetti, E. Brambrink, S. Chawla, F. Dorchies, C. Fourment, M. Galimberti, L.A. Gizzi, R. Heathcote, D.P. Higginson, S. Hulin, R. Jafer, P. Kaoster, L. Labate, A.J. MacKinnon, A.G. MacPhee, W. Nazarov, J. Pasley, C. Regan, X. Ribeyre, M. Richetta, G. Schurtz, A. Sgattoni, and J.J. Santos, Phys. Plas. 18, 043108 (2011).

"Supersonic Jet Formation and Propagation in X-Pinches"
D.M. Haas, S.C. Bott, J. Kim, D.A. Mariscal, R.E. Madden, Y. Eshaq, U. Ueda, G. Collins IV, K. Gunasekera, F.N. Beg, J.P. Chittenden, N. Niasse and C.A. Jennings, Astrophys. Space Sci. DOI 10.1007/s10509-011-0599-8 (2011).



"Study of silver K-alpha and bremsstrahlung radiation from short-pulse laser-matter interactions with applications for x-ray radiography"
B. Westover, A. MacPhee, C. Chen, D. Hey, T. Ma, B. Maddox, H.S. Park, B. Remington, and F.N. Beg, Phys. Plasmas, 17, 082703 (2010).

"Transport study of intense-laser-produced fast electrons in solid targets with a preplasma created by a long pulse laser"
T. Yabuuchi, B.S. Paradkar, M.S. Wei, J.A. King, F.N. Beg, R.B. Stephens, N. Nakanii, M. Hatakeyama, H. Habara, K. Mima, K.A. Tanaka, and J.T. Larsen, Phys. Plasmas, 17, 060704 (2010).

"Laser generated neutron source for neutron resonance spectroscopy"
D.P. Higginson, J.M. McNaney, D.C. Swift, T. Bartal, D.S. Hey, R. Kodama, S. Le Pape, A. Mackinnon, D. Mariscal, H. Nakamura, N. Nakanii, K.A. Tanaka, and F.N. Beg, Phys. Plasmas, 17, 100701 (2010).

"Ablation Studies of Low-Number Wire Arrays at 200 kA Using A Linear Transformer Driver"
S.C. Bott, D.M. Haas, Y. Eshaq, U. Ueda, R.E. Madden, G.W. Collins IV, and F.N. Beg, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., 38, 567 (2010).



"Study of the effect of current rise time on the formation of the precursor column in cylindrical wire array Z pinches at 1 MA"
S.C. Bott, D.M. Haas, Y. Eshaq, U. Ueda, F.N. Beg, D.A. Hammer, B. Kusse, J. Greenly, T.A. Shelkovenko, S.A. Pikuz, I.C. Blesener, R.D. McBride, J.D. Douglass, K. Bell, P. Knapp, J.P. Chittenden, S.V. Lebedev, S.N. Bland, G.N. Hall, F.A. S. Vidal, A. Marocchino, A. Harvey-Thomson, M.G. Haines, J.B.A. Palmer, A. Esaulov, and D.J. Ampleford, Phys. Plasmas, 16, 072701 (2009).

"X-ray spectroscopy of buried layer foils irradiated at laser intensities in excess of 1020 W/cm2"
S.N. Chen, P.K. Patel, H.-K. Chung, A.J. Kemp, S. Le Pape, B.R. Maddox, S.C. Wilks, R.B. Stephens, and F.N. Beg, Phys. Plasmas, 16, 062701 (2009).

"Investigation of Carbon X-Pinches as a Source for Point-Projection Radiography"
R.E. Madden, S.C. Bott, G. Collins IV, and F.N. Beg, IEEE Trans. Plasma. Sci., 37, 433 (2009).



"Electron heated target temperature measurements in petawatt laser experiments based on extreme ultraviolet imaging and spectroscopy"
T. Ma, F.N. Beg, A.G. MacPhee, H.-K. Chung, M.H. Key, Cliff, Chen, A.J. Mackinnon, P. Patel, S. Hatchett, K.U. Akli, R.B. Stephens, T. Link, D. Offerman, R.R. Freeman, L.D. Van Woerkom, and B. Zhang, Rev. Sci. Instr., 79, 10E312 (2008).

"Determination of Electron-Heated Temperatures of Petawatt Laser-Irradiated Foil Targets with 256 eV and 68 eV Extreme Ultraviolet Imaging"
T. Ma, A.G. MacPhee, M.H. Key, S.P. Hatchett, K.U. Akli, T.W. Barbee, R.R. Freeman, J.A. King, A. Link, D.T. Offermann, V. Ovchinnikov, A.J. Mackinnon, P.K. Patel, R.B. Stephens, L.D. Van Woerkom, B. Zhang, and F.N. Beg, Rev. Sci. Instr., 79, 093507 (2008).

"Cross-point coronal plasma dynamics in two- and four-wire x-pinches"
R.E. Madden, S.C. Bott, D. Haas, Y. Eshaq, U. Ueda, G. Collins, and F.N. Beg, Phys. Plasmas, 15, 112701 (2008).

"Quantitative Measurements of Wire Ablation in Tungsten X-pinches at 80 kA"
S.C. Bott, D.M. Haas, Y. Eshaq, U. Ueda, S.V. Lebedev, J.P. Chittenden, J.B.A. Palmer, S.N. Bland, G.N. Hall, D.J. Ampleford, and F.N. Beg, IEEE Trans. Plasma. Sci., 36, 2759 (2008).

"Study of relativistic electron beam production and transport in high-intensity laser interaction with a wire target by integrated LSP modeling"
M.S. Wei, A.A. Solodov, J. Pasley, R.B. Stephens, D.R. Welch, and F.N. Beg Phys. Plasmas , 15, 083101 (2008).

"Extreme Ultraviolet Imaging of Electron-Heated Targets in Petawatt Laser Experiments"
T. Ma, A.G. MacPhee, M.H. Key, K.U. Akli, T.W. Barbee Jr, A.J. MacKinnon, R.B. Stephens, L.D. Van Woerkom, B. Zhang, and F.N. Beg IEEE Trans. Plasma. Sci, 36, 1274 (2008).

"High Resolution Laser Schlieren Imaging of Coronal Plasma Evolution in 80 kA X-pinches"
S.C. Bott, D.M. Haas, U. Ueda, Y. Eshaq, R. Madden, G. Collins, and F. N.Beg, IEEE Trans. Plasma. Sci, 36, 1274 (2008).



"Experimental observations of transport of picosecond laser generated electrons in a nail-like target"
J. Pasley, M. Wei, E. Shipton, S. Chen, T. Ma, F.N. Beg, N. Alexander, R. Stephens, A.G. MacPhee, D. Hey, S. Le Pape, P. Patel, A. Mackinnon, M. Key, D. Offermann, A. Link, E. Chowdhury, L. Van-Woerkom, and R.R. Freeman, Phys Plasmas, 14, 120701 (2007).

"Creation of hot dense matter in short-pulse laser-plasma interaction with titanium tamped foils"
S.N. Chen, G. Gregori, H.-K. Chung, R.G. Evans, R.R. Freeman, E. Garcia Saiz, S.H. Glenzer, S.B. Hansen, F. Khattak, J.A. King, A.J. Mackinnon, M.N. Notley, J.R. Pasley, P.K. Patel, D. Riley, R.B. Stephens, R.L. Weber, S.C. Wilks, and F.N. Beg, Phys Plasmas 14, 102701(2007).

"Simulations investigating the effect of a Deuterium- Tritium-ice coating on the motion of the gold cone surface in a re-entrant cone-guided fast ignition inertial confinement fusion capsule"
J. Pasley and R. Stephens, Phys. Plasmas 14 054501, (2007).

"Surface heating of wire plasmas using laser irradiated cone geometries"
J.S. Green, K.L. Lancaster, K.U. Akli, C.D. Gregory, F.N. Beg, S.N. Chen, D. Clark, R.R. Freeman, S. Hawkes, C. Hernandez-Gomez, H. Habara, R. Heathcote, D.S. Hey, K. Highbarger, M.H. Key, R. Kodama, K. Krushelnick, I. Musgrave, H. Nakamura, M. Nakatsutsumi, N. Patel, R. Stephens, M. Storm, M. Tampo, W. Theobald, L. Van Woerkom, R.L. Weber, M.S. Wei, N.C. Woolsey, and P.A. Norreys, Nature Physics, 3, 853 (2007).

"Dynamics of low-density coronal plasma in low current X-pinches"
D.M. Haas, S.C. Bott, F.N. Beg, T. Zhang, V. Vikhrev, B. Bucker, D. Fedin, E. Baranova, Y. Eshaq, S.I. Krashenninikov, Plasma Phys Control. Fusion, 49, p1151 (2007).

"XUV harmonic radiation as a probe of high density relativistic plasmas"
K. Krushelnick, W. Rozmus, U. Wagner, F.N. Beg, S. Bochkarov, E.L. Clark, A.E. Dangor, R.G. Evans, A. Gopal, H. Habara, S.P.D. Mangles, P. Norreys, A. Robinson, M. Tatarakis, M.S. Wei, and M. Zepf, SUBMITTED to Phys. Rev. E.

"The Formation of Precursor Structures in Cylindrical and “4 × 4” Wire Arrays" [invited paper]
S.C. Bott, S.V. Lebedev, S.N. Bland, J.P. Chittenden, G.N. Hall, F.A. Suzuki Vidal, A.Marocchino, J.B.A. Palmer, D.J. Ampleford, and C.A. Jennings, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci, 35, p165 (2007).

"Study of energy transfer in tabletop X-pinch driven by a water line"
F.N. Beg, T. Zhang, D. Fedin, B. Beagen, E. Chua, J.Y. Lee, R.S. Rawat, P. Lee, Physica Scripta, 76, 134 (2007).

"Neutron yield from a high repetition rate table-top neutron source"
S.V. Springham, S. Mahmood, T. Zhang, R.S. Rawat, T.L. Tan, M. Krishnan, F.N. Beg, S. Lee, H. Schmidt, P. Lee, SUBMITTED to Applied Physics Letters .

"Comparison of sensitivities of Moire deflectometry and interferometry to measure electron densities in Z-pinch plasmas"
J. Ruiz-Camacho, F.N. Beg, and P. Lee, J. Physics D: Applied Physics, 40, p2026 (2007).



"Development of an in situ peak intensity measurement method for ultraintense single shot laser-plasma experiments at the Sandia Z petawatt facility"
A. Link, E.A. Chowdhury, J.T. Morrison, V.M. Ovchinnikov, D. Offermann, L. Van Woerkom, R. Freeman, J. Pasley, E. Shipton, F. Beg, P. Rambo, J. Schwarz, M. Geissel, A. Edens, and J. L. Porter, Rev. Sci. Instrumen. 77, 10E723, (2006).

"Study of electron and proton isochoric heating for fast ignition"
M.H. Key, K. Akli, F. Beg, M.H. Chen, H.-K. Chung, R.R. Freeman, M.E. Foord, J.S. Green, P. Gu, G. Gregori, H. Habara, S.P. Hatchett, D. hey, J.M. Hill, J.A. King, R. Kodama, J.A. Koch, K. Lancaster, B.F. Lasinski, B. Langdon, A.J. Mackinnon, C.D. Murphy, P.A. Norreys, N. Patel, P. Patel, J. Pasley, R.A. Snavely, R.B. Stephens, C. Stoeckl, M. Tabak, W. Theobald, K. Tanaka, R. Town, S.C. Wilks, T. Yabuuchi, and B. Zhang, J. Phys IV France, 133, p.371-378 (2006).

"Overview of recent progress in US fast ignition research
R. R. Freeman, K. Akli, F. beg, R. betti, S. Chen, D. J. Clark, P. M. Gu, G. Gregori, S. P. Hatchett, D. Hey, K. Highbarger, J. M. Hill, N. Izumi, M. Key, J. A. King, J. A. Koch, B. Lasinski, B. Langdon, A. J. Mackinnon, D. Meyerhofer, N. Patel, P. Patel, J. Pasley, H. S. Park, C. Ren, R. A. Snavely, R. B. Stephens, C. Stoeckl, M. Tabak, R. Town, L. Van Woerkom, R. Weber, S. C. Wilks, and B. B. Zhang,J. Phys. IV France 133, p95-100, (2006).

"Reduction of proton acceleration in high-intensity laser interaction with solid two-layer targets"
M. S. Wei, J. R. Davies, E. L. Clark, F. N. Beg, A. Gopal, M. Tatarakis, L. Willingale, P. Nilson, A. E. Dangor, P. A. Norreys, M. Zepft and K. krushelnick, Physics of Plasmas, 13, 123101 (2006).

"Magnetic reconnection and plasma dynamics in two-beam laser-solid interactions"
P. M. Nilson, L. Willingale, M. C. Kaluza, C. Kamperidis, S. Minardi, M. S. Wei, P. Fernandes, M. Notley, S. Bandyopadhyay, M. Sherlock, R. J. Kingham, M. Tatarakis, Z. Najmudin, W. Rozmus, R. G. Evans, M. G. Haines, A. E. Dangor, and K. Krushelnick, Phys Rev Lett, 97, 255001 (2006).

"Measurements of forward scattered laser radiation from intense sub-ps laser interactions with underdense plasmas"
B. R. Walton, S. P. D. Mangles, Z. Najmudin, M. Tatarakis, M. S. Wei, A. Gopal, C. Marle, A. E. Dangor and K. Krushelnick, Physics of Plasmas, 13, 113103 (2006).

"High harmonic generation in the relativistic limit"
B. Dromey, M. Zepf, A. Gopal, K. Lancaster, M. S. Wei, K. Krushelnick, M. Tatarakis, N. Vakakis, S. Moustaizis, R. Kodama, M. Tampo, C. Stoeckl, R. Clarke, H. Habara, D. Neely, S. Karsch and P. Norreys, Nature Physics, 2, 456 (2006).

"Observation of annular electron beam transport in multi-TeraWatt laser-solid interactions"
P. A. Norreys, J. S. Green, J. R. Davies, M. Tatarakis, E. L. Clark, F. N. Beg, A. E. Dangor, K. L. Lancaster, M. S. Wei, M. Zepf, and K. Krushelnick, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 48, L11 (2006).

"Hot surface ionic line emission and cold K-inner shell emission from petawatt-laser-irradiated Cu foil targets"
W. Theobald, K. Akli, R. Clarke, J. A. Delettrez, R. R. Freeman, S. Glenzer, J. Green, G. Gregori, R. Heathcote, N. Izumi, J. A. King, J. A. Koch, J. Kuba, K. Lancaster, A. J. MacKinnon, M. Key, C. Mileham, J. Myatt, D. Neely, P. A. Norreys, H.-S. Park, J. Pasely, P. Patel, S. P. Regan, H. Sawada, R. Shepherd, R. Snavely, R. B. Stephens, C. Stoeckl, M. Storm, B. Zhang, and T. C. Sangster, Physics of Plasmas, 13, 043102 (2006).

"Effect of wire number on x-pinch discharges"
J.S. Green, S.N. Bland, M. Collett, A.E. Dangor, K. Krushelnick, F.N. Beg and I. Ross, Applied Physics Letters, 88, 261501 (2006).

"Dynamics of cylindrically converging precursor plasma flow in wire-array Z-pinch experiments"
S.C. Bott, S.V. Lebedev, D.J. Ampleford, S.N. Bland, J.P. Chittenden, A. Ciardi, M.G. Haines, C. Jennings, M. Sherlock, G. Hall, J. Rapley, F.N. Beg and J. Palmer, Phy. Rev. E, 74, 046403 (2006).

"Jet Formation and Current Transfer in X-Pinches"
F.N. Beg, A. Ciardi, I. Ross, Y. Zhu, A.E. Dangor and K. Krushelnick, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 34 (5), 2325-2329 (2006).

"Compact X-pinch based point x-ray source for phase contrast imaging of inertial confinement fusion capsules"
F. N. Beg, R.B. Stephens and H.-W. Xu, D. Haas, S. Eddinger, G. Tynan and E. Shipton, B. DeBono, K. Wagschal, Applied Physics Letters, 89, 101502 (2006).

"Three-channel x-ray crystal spectrometer for diagnosing high energy density plasmas"
E. Baronova, B. Bucher, D. Haas and D. Fedin, A. Stepanenko, F.N. Beg, Rev. Scien. Instr., 77 (10), 103104 (2006).

"Novel fast-neutron activation counter for high repetition rate measurements"
S. Mahmood, S.V. Springham, T. Zhang, R.S. Rawat, T.L. Tan, M. Krishnan, F.N. Beg, S. Lee, H. Schmidt, P. Lee, Rev. Scien. Instr., 77, 10E713 4 pp., Proc. 16th Topical Conference on High Temperature Plasma Diagnostics 77, 10E713 (2006).



"Observation of ion temperatures exceeding background electron temperatures in petawatt laser-solid experiments"
P. A. Norreys, K. L. Lancaster, H. Habara, J. R. Davies, J. T. Mendonça, R. J. Clarke, B. Dromey, A. Gopal, S. Karsch, R. Kodama, K. Krushelnick, S. D. Moustaizis, C. Stoeckl, M. Tatarakis, M. Tampo, N. Vakakis, M. S. Wei and M. Zepf, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 47, L49 (2005).

"Integrated laser-target interaction experiments on the RAL petawatt laser"
P.K. Patel, M.H. Key, A. J. Mackinnon, R. Barry, M. Borghesi, D. M. Chambers, H. Chen, R. Clarke, C. Damian, R. Eagleton, R. Freeman, S. Glenzer, G. Gregori, R. Heathcote, D. Hey, N. Izumi, S. Kar, J. King, A. Nikroo, A. Niles, H-S. Park, J. Pasley, N. Patel, R. Shepherd, R. A. Snavely, D. Steinman, C. Stoeckl, M. Storm, W. Theobald, R. Town, R. Van Maren, S. C. Wilks and B. Zhang, Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion, 47, B833-B840 (2005).

"Experimental Characterization of a Strongly Coupled Solid Density Plasma Generated in a Short-pulse Laser Target Interaction"
G. Gregori, S. B. Hansen, R. Clarke, R. Heathcote, M. H. Key, J. King, R. I. Klein, N. Izumi, A. J.Mackinnon, S. J. Moon, H.-S.Park, J.Pasley, N. Patel, P. K. Patel, B.A. Remington, D. D. Ryutov, R. Shepherd, R. A. Snavely, S. C. Wilks, B. B. Zhang, and S.H. Glenzer, Contrib. Plasma Phys., 45, 284-292 (2005).

"High intensity laser-plasma sources of ions—physics and future applications"
K. Krushelnick, E.L. Clark, F.N. Beg, A.E. Dangor, Z. Najmudin, P.A. Norreys, M. Wei and M. Zepf, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 47, B451-B463 (2005).