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Title High-intensity laser-driven proton acceleration enhancement from hydrogen containing ultrathin targets
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Abstract Laser driven proton acceleration experiments from micron and submicron thick targets using high intensity (2 × 1021 W/cm2), high contrast (10−15) laser pulses show an enhancement of maximum energy when hydrogen containing targets were used instead of non-hydrogen containing. In our experiments, using thin (<1μm) plastic foil targets resulted in maximum proton energies that were consistently 20%–100% higher than when equivalent thickness inorganic targets, including Si3N4 and Al, were used. Proton energies up to 20 MeV were measured with a flux of 107 protons/MeV/sr.
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Journal Article Appl Phys Lett 103, no. 14 (2013): 141117. doi:10.1063/1.4824361 2013