Berkeley Lab

2020 Publications

Accelerator Modeling Program


Francis Alexander et al., incl. Jean-Luc Vay (LBNL), “Exascale applications: skin in the game,” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A 378, 20190056 (20 January 2020),
http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2019.0056

Advanced Light Source Accelerator Physics

Peng-Wei Huang (DESY, Germany; Tsinghua University, China); Houjun Qian, Ye Chen (DESY); Daniele Filippetto (LBNL); Matthias Gross, Igor Isaev, Christian Koschitzki, Mikhail Krasilnikov, Shankar Lal, Xiangkun Li, Osip Lishilin, David Melkumyan, Raffael Niemczyk, Anne Oppelt (DESY); Fernando Sannibale (LBNL); Hamed Shaker, Guan Shu, Frank Stephan (DESY); Chuanxiang Tang (Tsinghua University); Grygorii Vashchenko (DESY); and Weishi Wan (LBNL), “Single shot cathode transverse momentum imaging in high brightness photoinjectors,” Physical Review Accelerators and Beams 23, 043401 (9 April 2020), https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevAccelBeams.23.043401

S.C. Leemann, “Applying Machine Learning to Stabilize the Source Size in the ALS Storage Ring,” oral presentation at the virtual 11th International Particle Accelerator Conference (May 10-15, 2020, Caen, France), https://www.ipac20.org/simon-leemann-lbnl/

Berkeley Accelerator Controls and Instrumentation Program (BACI)

H. Feng (LBNL and Tsinghua University); S. De Santis, K. Baptiste (LBNL); W. Huang, C. Tang (Tsinghua University); and D. Li (LBNL), “Proposed design and optimization of a higher harmonic cavity for ALS-U,” Review of Scientific Instruments 91, 014712 (30 January 2020); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5135955


MICE Collaboration, incl. A. DeMello, S. Gourlay, A. Lambert, D. Li, T. Luo, S. Prestemon, and S. Virostek (LBNL), “Demonstration of cooling by the Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment,” Nature 578 (5 February 2020), pp. 53-9, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-1958-9

See also the companion News and Views article: Robert D. Ryne (LBNL), “Muon colliders come a step closer,” https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00212-3

Berkeley Center for Magnet Technology (BCMT)


MICE Collaboration, incl. A. DeMello, S. Gourlay, A. Lambert, D. Li, T. Luo, S. Prestemon, and S. Virostek (LBNL), “Demonstration of cooling by the Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment,” Nature 578 (5 February 2020), pp. 53-9, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-1958-9

Berkeley Lab Laser Accelerator Center (BELLA)

S.K. Barber, J.H. Bin, A.J. Gonsalves, F. Isono, J. van Tilborg, S. Steinke, K. Nakamura, A. Zingale, N.A. Czapla, D. Schumacher, C.B. Schroeder, C.G.R. Geddes, W.P. Leemans, E. Esarey, “A compact, high resolution energy, and emittance diagnostic for electron beams using active plasma lenses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 116, 234108 (8 June 2020).

Benedetti, C.; Schroeder, C.B.; Geddes, C.G.R.; Esarey, E.; Leemans, W.P.; “An accurate and efficient laser-envelope solver for the modeling of laser-plasma accelerators” (a correction to a 2018 paper), Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 62, 089501 (August 2020);


T.G. Blackburn (University of Gothenburg); D. Seipt (University of Michigan); S.S. Bulanov (LBNL); and M. Marklund (University of Gothenburg), “Radiation beaming in the quantum regime,” Physical Review A 101, 012505 (10 January 2020), https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.101.012505

S.V. Bulanov (Institute of Physics of the ASCR, v.v.i. (FZU), ELI-Beamlines Project; Kansai Photon Science Institute; and Prokhorov General Physics Institute RAS); P V. Sasorov (Institute of Physics of the ASCR, v.v.i. (FZU), ELI-Beamlines Project; and Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics); F. Pegoraro (Univ. of Pisa); H. Kadlecová ((Institute of Physics of the ASCR, v.v.i. (FZU), ELI-Beamlines Project); S.S. Bulanov (LBNL); T. Zh. Esirkepov (Kansai Photon Science Institute); N.N. Rosanov (Vavilov State Optical Institute; University ITMO; and Ioffe Physical Technical Institute, Saint-Petersburg, Russia); and G. Korn (Institute of Physics of the ASCR, v.v.i. (FZU), ELI-Beamlines Project), “Electromagnetic Solitons in Quantum Vacuum,” Phys. Rev. D 101, 016016 (28 January 2020), https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.101.016016

A.J. Gonsalves, K. Nakamura, C. Benedetti, C.V. Pieronek, S. Steinke, J.H. Bin, S.S. Bulanov, J. van Tilborg, C.G.R. Geddes, C.B. Schroeder, J. Daniels, Cs. Toth, L. Obst- Huebl, R.G.W. van den Berg, G. Bagdasarov, N. Bobrova, V. Gasilov, G. Korn, P. Sasorov, W. P. Leemans, E. Esarey, “Laser-heated capillary discharge plasma waveguides for electron acceleration to 8 GeV,” Phys. Plasmas 27, 053102 (May 2020).

Tae Moon Jeong (Institute of Physics of the ASCR, ELI-Beamlines Project); Sergei Vladimirovich Bulanov (Institute of Physics of the ASCR, ELI-Beamlines Project; Kansai Photon Science Institute, Japan; and Prokhorov General Physics Institute RAS); Pavel Vasilievich Sasorov (Institute of Physics of the ASCR, ELI-Beamlines Project); Stepan Sergeevich Bulanov (LBNL); James Kevin Koga (Kansai Photon Science Institute); and Georg Korn (Institute of Physics of the ASCR, ELI-Beamlines Project), “4π-spherically focused electromagnetic wave: diffraction optics approach and high-power limits,” Optics Express 28, 9 (27 April 2020), pp. 13991-14006, https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.387654

O.G. Olkhovskaya, G.A. Bagdasarov (Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics, Moscow); N.A. Bobrova (Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics; Czech Technical University in Prague); V.A. Gasilov (Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics); L.V.N. Goncalves, C.M. Lazzarini (Institute of Physics of the ASCR, v.v.i. (FZU), ELI-Beamlines Project, Prague); M. Nevrkla (Czech Technical University in Prague; Institute of Physics of the ASCR, v.v.i. (FZU), ELI-Beamlines Project); G. Grittani (Institute of Physics of the ASCR, v.v.i. (FZU), ELI-Beamlines Project, Prague); S.S. Bulanov, A.G. Gonsalves, C.B. Schroeder, E. Esarey (LBNL); W.P. Leemans (DESY, Germany); P.V. Sasorov (Czech Technical University in Prague; Institute of Physics of the ASCR, v.v.i. (FZU), ELI-Beamlines Project); S.V. Bulanov (Institute of Physics of the ASCR, ELI-Beamlines Project; Kansai Photon Science Institute, Japan; and Prokhorov General Physics Institute RAS);; and Prokhorov General Physics Institute RAS);and G. Korn (Institute of Physics of the ASCR, v.v.i. (FZU), ELI-Beamlines Project, Prague), “Plasma channel formation in the knife-like focus of laser beam”, Journal of Plasma Physics 86, 3 (2 June 2020), 905860307, https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022377820000458

S. Steinke, J.H. Bin, J. Park, Q. Ji, K. Nakamura, A.J. Gonsalves, S.S. Bulanov, M. Thevenet, C. Toth, J.-L. Vay, C.B. Schroeder, C.G.R. Geddes, E. Esarey, T. Schenkel, W.P. Leemans, “Acceleration of high charge ion beams with achromatic divergence by petawatt laser pulses,” Phys. Rev. Accel. Beams 23, 021302 (Feb. 19, 2020).

P. Zhang (Michigan State University); S.S. Bulanov (LBNL); D. Seipt (University of Michigan); A.V. Arefiev (University of California, San Diego); and A.G.R. Thomas (University of Michigan), “Relativistic Plasma Physics in Supercritical Fields,” Physics of Plasmas 27, 5 (26 May 2020), 050601, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5144449
Invited perspective paper for Physics of Plasmas, also featured in a press release by the American Institute of Physics.

Fusion Science & Ion Beam Technology Program

Cover of Appl. Phys. Lett. 116, 184002

Cover story


V. Ranjan, S. Probst, B. Albanese (CEA Saclay); T. Schenkel (LBNL); D. Vion, D. Esteve (CEA Saclay); J.J.L. Morton (University College London); and P. Bertet (CEA Saclay), “Electron spin resonance spectroscopy with femtoliter detection volume,” Applied Physics Letters 116, 184002 (4 May 2020); https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0004322


K. Schoenberg (FAIR and TU-Darmstadt, Germany); V. Bagnoud (GSI and Helmholtz Institute Jena, Germany); A. Blazevic (GSI); V.E. Fortov (Joint Institute for High Temperatures, Russian Academy of Sciences); D.O. Gericke (University of Warwick, UK); A. Golubev, (Kurchatov Institute and MePHI, Russoa ); D.H.H. Hoffmann (Xi’an Jiatong University); D, Kraus (Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf and TU-Dresden); I.V. Lomonosov, V. Mintsev (Institute of the Problems of Chemical Physics, Russia); S. Neff (FAIR); P. Neumayer (GSI); A.R. Piriz (INEI, Spain, and Univ. Rostock, Germany); R. Redmer (Univ. Rostock, Germany); O. Rosmej (GSI); M. Roth (FAIR and TU-Darmstadt); T. Schenkel (LBNL); B. Sharkov (JINR Dubna, Russia); N.A. Tahir (GSI); D. Varentsov (GSI); Y. Zhao (Xi’an Jiatong University), “High-energy-density-science capabilities at the Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research,” Physics of Plasmas 27, 4 (April 6, 2020), 043103, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5134846