Planning

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Time Event  
9:00 am - 9:20 am Introduction - Ricardo Fonseca and Emmanuel d'Humières  
9:20 am - 10:50 am Installations  
09:20 - 09:40 › The Apollon laser facility - Patrick Audebert, Laboratoire pour l'Utilisation des Lasers Intenses  
09:40 - 10:00 › The ELI-Beamlines laser facility - Deepak Kumar, ELI-Beamlines  
10:00 - 10:20 › High Field Laser-Plasma Experiments at ELI-NP - Petru Ghenuche, Extreme Light Infrastructure-Nuclear Physics (ELI-NP)/Horia Hulubei National Institute of Physics and Nuclear Engineering  
10:20 - 10:35 › The CLPU laser facility - Luca Volpe, Centro de Laseres Pulsados  
10:35 - 10:50 › High Field Science opportunities of HIBEF UC at HED@XFEL.eu - Toma Toncian, HZDR  
10:50 am - 11:10 am Coffee break  
11:10 am - 12:30 pm Experiments  
11:10 - 11:30 › Fast scintillators and imaging options for plasma diagnostics in a multi PW environment - Dave Neely, Central Laser Facility  
11:30 - 11:50 › Obtaining high intensity: Focusing with Elliptical Plasma Mirrors (EPM) - Michal Smid, Institute of Physics (Prague, Czech)  
11:50 - 12:10 › Towards experiments in the QED-plasmas regime using multi-PW laser facilities - Paul McKenna, Strathclyde University  
12:10 - 12:30 › Radiation reaction and pair production in a purely optical setup: current experiments and perspectives - Gianluca Sarri, QUB Belfast  
12:30 pm - 1:50 pm Lunch  
1:50 pm - 3:10 pm Theory and simulations  
13:50 - 14:10 › Effective sources of high-energy protons and electrons from innovative low-density targets - Valery Bychenkov, P. N. Lebedev Physical Institute  
14:10 - 14:30 › Relativistic laser plasma for extreme nonlinear physics: from ultra-bright attosecond light pulse generation to ultra-dense electron-positron pair plasma production - Sheng Zheng-Ming, University of Strathclyde, Shanghai Jiao Tong University  
14:30 - 14:50 › Influence of the ion mass on the non-linear Breit-Wheeler process with the next generation high power lasers - Remi Capdessus, Department of Physics SUPA, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow G4 0NG, United Kingdom  
14:50 - 15:10 › Breit-Wheeler pairs production with high intense gamma photons beams - Xavier Ribeyre, Centre Lasers Intenses et Applications  
3:10 pm - 3:30 pm Coffee break  
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Theory and simulations  
15:30 - 15:50 › Numerics for ultra-intense fields - Thomas Grismayer, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon  
15:50 - 16:10 › Electron - laser scattering at extreme intensities - a roadmap for future experiments - Marija Vranic, IST Lisboa, ELI-Beamlines  
16:10 - 16:30 › Quenching of laser ion acceleration by laser-created electron-positron plasma - Dario Del Sorbo, University of York  
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Discussions  
  
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