Multi-scale simulation of intense laser plasma interactions

Lead Research Organisation: Imperial College London
Department Name: Physics


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Description Developed, tested and made available a very high performance computer model of lasers and high temperature plasmas.

Used the model to design a novel electron mirror to control and collimate the relativistic electrons from an ultra high power laser beam.
Exploitation Route The plasma code Epoch is now widely used by universities in the UK and Europe.
Sectors Education,Energy,Environment

Description The plasma code Epoch has been used by us to address problems in laser plasma physics relevant to Inertial Confinement Fusion. The code is used by many universities in the UK and Europe.
First Year Of Impact 2011
Sector Education,Energy