Berkeley Lab

2017 Publications

Accelerator Modeling Program


S. Jalas, I. Dornmair (University of Hamburg); R. Lehe, H. Vincenti, J.-L. Vay (LBNL); M. Kirchen, and A.R. Maier (University of Hamburg), “Accurate modeling of plasma acceleration with arbitrary order pseudo-spectral particle-in-cell methods”, Physics of Plasmas 24 (2017) 033115, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4978569

M. Placidi (LBNL); S. Di Mitri (Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste); C. Pellegrini (SLAC and UCLA); G. Penn (LBNL), “Compact FEL-driven inverse compton scattering gamma-ray source”, Nucl. Instrum. Methods A 885 (2017) 55-60, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2017.02.072

J. Qiang, “A Fast Numerical Integrator for Relativistic Charged Particle Tracking,” Nucl. Instrum. Methods A (online 12 April 2017), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2017.04.015.

J. Qiang, “Symplectic multiparticle tracking model for self-consistent space-charge simulation,” Physical Review Accelerators and Beams 20, 014203 (23 January 2017), doi:10.1103/PhysRevAccelBeams.20.014203


P.R. Ribič, E. Roussel (Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste); G. Penn (LBNL); G. De Ninno (Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste and University of Nova Gorica); L. Giannessi, G. Penco, and E. Allaria (Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste), “Echo-Enabled Harmonic Generation Studies for the FERMI Free-Electron Laser”, Photonics 4 (2017) 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/photonics4010019

J. Qiang, “High Resolution Beam Modeling and Optimization with IMPACT,” invited talk, Computational Accelerator Physics Session, 2017 American Physical Society April Meeting (January 28-31, 2017, Washington D.C.), http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/APR17/Session/H7.2 (abstract only; no Proceedings published).

J.-L. Vay, “WARP-X: a new exascale computing platform for Beam-Plasma Simulations”, invited talk, Computational Accelerator Physics Session, 2017 American Physical Society April Meeting (January 28-31, 2017, Washington D.C.), http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/APR17/Session/H7.3 (abstract only; no Proceedings published).

J.-L. Vay and R. Lehe, “Simulations for Plasma and Laser Acceleration”, Reviews of Accelerator Science and Technology, 9 (2016) pp. 165-186; http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S1793626816300085


J. Wu (SLAC); N. Hu (Valley Christian High School, San Jose, CA); H. Setiawan (Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, Michigan State University); X. Huang, T. Raubenheimer (SLAC); Y. Jiao (Institute for High Energy Physics, Beijing, PRC); G. Yu (Columbia University); A. Mandleka (Cal Tech); S. Spampinati (Sincrotrone Trieste, Italy); K. Fang (SLAC); C. Chu (Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, Michigan State University); J. Qiang (LBNL), “Multi-dimensional optimization of a terawatt seeded tapered Free Electron Laser with a Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm,” Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research A 846 (21 February 2017), pp. 56-63, doi:10.1016/j.nima.2016.11.035

BELLA Center


Z. Gong, R.H. Hu, Y.R. Shou, B. Qiao, C.E. Chen, X.T. He (State Key Laboratory of Nuclear Physics and Technology, and Key Laboratory of HEDP, Peking University); S.S. Bulanov (LBNL); T. Zh. Esirkepov (QuBS, Japan Atomic Energy Agency); S.V. Bulanov (LBNL); and X.Q. Yan (State Key Laboratory of Nuclear Physics and Technology, and Key Laboratory of HEDP, Peking University, and Collaborative Innovation Center of Extreme Optics, Shanxi University); “High-efficiency γ-ray flash generation via multiple-laser scattering in ponderomotive potential well,” Phys. Rev. E 95, 013210 (2017), https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.95.013210


D. Seipt (Helmholtz-Institut Jena); T. Heinzl (Plymouth University); M. Marklund (Chalmers University of Technology); S.S. Bulanov (LBNL), “Depletion of Intense Fields,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 154803 (2017), https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.154803

J. van Tilborg, S.K. Barber, H.-E. Tsai, K.K. Swanson, S. Steinke, C.G.R. Geddes, A.J. Gonsalves, C.B. Schroeder, E. Esarey, S.S. Bulanov, N.A. Bobrova, P.V. Sasorov, W.P. Leemans, “Nonuniform discharge currents in active plasma lenses,” Physical Review Accelerators and Beams 20, 032803 (2017), https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevAccelBeams.20.032803

AAC 2016
In unrefereed Proceedings of the 17th Advanced Accelerator Concepts Workshop (National Harbor, Maryland, 31 July-5 August 2016), AIP Conference Proceedings 1812 (6 March 2017), page number as shown:

S.K. Barber, C.B. Schroeder, J. van Tilborg, and W.P. Leemans, “Transport and phase-space manipulation of laser-plasma accelerated electron beams using active plasma lenses” (040006), http://doi.org/10.1063/1.4975853

C. Benedetti, C.B. Schroeder, C.G.R. Geddes, E. Esarey, and W.P. Leemans, “Efficient modeling of laser-plasma accelerator staging experiments using INF&RNO” (050005), http://doi.org/10.1063/1.4975866

S.S. Bulanov (LBNL); S.V. Bulanov, T. Zh. Esirkepov, M. Kando (JAEA); S. Rykovanov (Helmholtz-Institut Jena); F. Pegoraro (University of Pisa); C.B. Schroeder, E. Esarey, and W.P. Leemans (LBNL), “Strong field electrodynamics of a thin foil” (0900001), http://doi.org/10.1063/1.4975897

J. Daniels, A.J. Gonsalves, C.V. Pieronek, C. Benedetti, J. van Tilborg, C.B. Schroeder, and W.P. Leemans, “Plasma control and diagnostics for 10 GeV electron beams on BELLA” (040008), http://doi.org/10.1063/1.4975855

B.Z. Djordjević, C. Benedetti, C.B. Schroeder, E. Esarey, and W.P. Leemans, “Laser mode control using leaky plasma channels” (040013), http://doi.org/10.1063/1.4975860

H.-S. Mao, K.K. Swanson, H.-E. Tsai, S.K. Barber, S. Steinke, J. van Tilborg, C.G.R. Geddes, and W.P. Leemans, “Gas density structure of supersonic flows impinged on by thin blades for laser-plasma accelerators” (040007), http://doi.org/10.1063/1.4975854

D.E. Mittelberger, K. Nakamura, R. Lehe, A.J. Gonsalves, C. Benedetti, H.-S. Mao, J. Daniels, N. Dale, K.K. Swanson, E. Esarey, and W.P. Leemans, “Ionizing laser propagation and spectral phase determination” (110001), http://doi.org/10.1063/1.4975914

K. Nakamura, H. Vincenti, D.E. Mittelberger, H.-S. Mao, A.J. Gonsalves, C. Toth, and W.P. Leemans, “Diagnostics and controls for spatiotemporal couplings for laser-plasma accelerator drivers” (110008), http://doi.org/10.1063/1.4975921

K. Nakamura (LBNL); D.E. Mittelberger (LBNL and University of California, Berkeley); A.J. Gonsalves, J. Daniels, H.-S. Mao (LBNL); F. Stulle, J. Bergoz (Bergoz Instrumentation); and W.P. Leemans (LBNL and University of California, Berkeley), “Non-destructive sub-picocoulomb charge measurement for laser-plasma accelerators” (080007), http://doi.org/10.1063/1.4975893

C.B. Schroeder, C. Benedetti, E. Esarey, and W.P. Leemans, “Two-color laser high-harmonic generation in cavitated plasma wakefields” (100010), http://doi.org/10.1063/1.4975908

S. Steinke, J. van Tilborg, C. Benedetti, C.G.R. Geddes (LBNL); J. Daniels (LBNL and University of Eindhoven); K.K. Swanson (LBNL and University of California-Berkeley); A.J. Gonsalves, K. Nakamura (LBNL); B.H. Shaw (LBNL and University of California-Berkeley); C.B. Schroeder, E. Esarey (LBNL); and W.P. Leemans (LBNL and University of California-Berkeley), “Staging of independent laser plasma accelerators” (020003), http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4975839

K. Swanson (University of California-Berkeley and LBNL); H.-E. Tsai, S. Barber, R. Lehe, H.-S. Mao, S. Steinke, J. van Tilborg, C.G.R. Geddes (LBNL); and W.P. Leemans (University of California-Berkeley and LBNL), “Electron beam control using shock-induced density downramp injection” (040004), http://doi.org/10.1063/1.4975851

Csaba Toth, Dave Evans, Anthony J. Gonsalves, Mark Kirkpatrick, Art Magana, Greg Mannino, Hann-Shin Mao, Kei Nakamura, Joe R. Riley, Sven Steinke, Tyler Sipla, Don Syversrud, Nathan Ybarrolaza (LBNL); Wim P. Leemans (LBNL and University of California-Berkeley), “Transition of the BELLA PW laser system towards a collaborative research facility in laser plasma science” (110005), http://doi.org/10.1063/1.4975918

H.-E. Tsai (LBNL); K K. Swanson (LBNL and University of California-Berkeley); S.K. Barber, H.-S. Mao, R. Lehe, S. Steinke, J. van Tilborg, C.G.R. Geddes (LBNL); W.P. Leemans (LBNL and University of California-Berkeley), “Control of quasi-monoenergetic electron beams from laser-plasma accelerators” (040005), http://doi.org/10.1063/1.4975852

J. van Tilborg, S. K. Barber, F. Isono, C.B. Schroeder, E. Esarey, and W.P. Leemans, “Free-electron lasers driven by laser plasma accelerators” (020002), http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4975838

Russell Wilcox, Yawei Yang, Dar Dahlen, Yilun Xu, Gang Huang, Du Qiang, Lawrence Doolittle, John Byrd, Wim Leemans (LBNL); John Ruppe, Tong Zhou, Morteza Sheikhsofla, John Nees, Almantas Galvanauskas (University of Michigan); Jay Dawson, Diana Chen, and Paul Pax (LLNL); “Interferometer design and controls for pulse stacking in high power fiber lasers” (110009), http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4975922

Fusion Science & Ion Beam Technology Program

A. Anders, “Tutorial: reactive high power impulse magnetron sputtering (R-HiPIMS),” J. Appl. Phys. 121 (in press, 2017),

M. Panjan and A. Anders, “Plasma potential of a moving ionization zone in DC magnetron sputtering,” Journal of Applied Physics 121, 063302 (9 February 2017), doi:10.1063/1.4974944

A. Anders, “Vacuum arc cathode spots,” book chapter, Encyclopedia of Plasma Technology, J.L. Shohet, ed. (CRC Press, 2017), p. 1492.

A. Anders, “High power impulse magnetron sputtering (HiPIMS),” book chapter, Encyclopedia of Plasma Technology, J.L. Shohet, ed. (CRC Press, 2017), p. 588.


Efim Oks (Institute of High Current Electronics SB RAS and Tomsk State University); Andre Anders (LBNL); Alexey Nikolaev (Tomsk State University); and Yury Yushkov (Institute of High Current Electronics SB RAS and Tomsk State University), “Sputtering of pure boron using a magnetron without a radio-frequency supply,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 88, 043506 (April 2017), http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4980149


Teresa E. Williams (University of California-Berkeley and LBNL Molecular Foundry); Daniela Ushizima (LBNL Computational Research Division); Chenhui Zhu (LBNL Advanced Light Source Division); André Anders (LBNL ATAP Division); Delia J. Milliron (University of Texas at Austin); and Brett A. Helms (LBNL Molecular Foundry), “Nearest-neighbour nanocrystal bonding dictates framework stability or collapse in colloidal nanocrystal frameworks,” Chemical Communications 53 (12 April 2017), pp. 4853-4856, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6CC10183F