Ritratto di Stefano.Atzeni@uniroma1.it

Ultimo aggiornamento: 26 ottobre 2021; last updated October 26, 2021

 

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AVVISO 

Cambio di orario: giovedì 28 ottobre e giovedì 4 novembre  riceverò dalle 15 alle 17, anziche' dalle 11 alle 13

Change of office hours: Thursday, Oct. 28 and Thursday, Nov. 4 Office Hour from 3 to 5 pm (intead of 11 am to 1 pm)

 

 

RICEVIMENTO - NUOVI ORARI

da ottobre 2021 a febbraio 2022:

Giovedì, ore 11–13, nel mio studio (ed. RM009);

su appuntamento in altri orari e/o da remoto

 

Office hours:

Thursday, 11 am – 1 pm, my office (bld RM009);

by appointment in other hours and/or remotely

 

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ESAMI -  EXAMS - APPELLO STRAORDINARIO AUTUNNO 2021 (September exam session)

In presenza, salvo eccezioni legate all'emergenza Covid 

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Fisica 1  

- Prova scritta: mercoledì 3 novembre, ore 14:00, aula seminari del Dipartimento SBAI (Ed. RM004, Via A. Scarpa 14-16) 

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Plasma Physics and Nuclear Fusion

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

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Modern Physics for Engineers

Tuesday, November 9, 2021, room 1E, Building RM004, Via A. Scarpa 14–16

 

 

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RICEVIMENTO

 

da ottobre 2021 a febbraio 2022:

Giovedì, ore 11–13, nel mio studio (ed. RM009);

su appuntamento in altri orari e/o da remoto

 

Office hours:

Thursday, 11 am – 1 pm, my office (bld RM009);

by appointment in other hours and/or remotely


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Avviso importante (15.3.2021)

Corso di FISICA I per Ingegneria Energetica

Per i link 

- alla sala virtuale Zoom per le lezioni online

- alle registrazioni delle precedenti lezioni

vedere gli avvisi trasmessi tramite elearning a tutti gli studenti registrati

 

[Elearning Fisica I: https://elearning.uniroma1.it/enrol/index.php?id=10986]

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FISICA 1 per Ingegneria Energetica   (2020-2021) 

(22 febbraio - 28 maggio 2021)

 

Tutti gli studenti sono pregati di registrarsi sulla piattaforma elearning  (https://elearning.uniroma1.it/enrol/index.php?id=10986)

usando l'indirizzo email istituzionale (cognome.matricola@studenti.uniroma1.it)
 

Tutte le informazioni sul corso vengono fornite tramite elearning.

 

Le lezioni si tengono in modalità mista (in presenza / a distanza).

- Per partecipare alle lezioni in presenza prenotarsi tramite prodigit.

- Il link per le lezioni a distanza verrà trasmesso tramite elearning

 

 

Per programma, testi d'esame e fogli d'esercizi vedere la pagina 'didattica' del sito http://gaps.ing2.uniroma1.it/atzeni/

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PLASMA PHYSICS AND NUCLEAR FUSION (2020-2021) 

for Master in Energy Engineering / LM in Ingegneria Energetica   

(February 22 - May 28, 2021) 

Prof. Atzeni and prof. Schiavi    

 

All information on the course is given through elearning 

Therefore, all students are

kindly requested to register to the Sapienza elearning platform and get access to the course
(https://elearning.uniroma1.it/enrol/index.php?id=10838)

Please, notice that you are required to access with your Sapienza institutional email 

(last_name.ID@studenti.uniroma1.it)

 

Due to COVID-19 emergency, lectures will be in "blended modality": part of the students will attend them in the classroom, part online (lectures will be streamed in real-time).

 

To attend in the class, please register using prodigit

The link to follow streamed lectures will be communicated through e-learning.

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MODERN PHYSICS FOR ENGINEERS (Academic year 2020 - 2021)

- 1st semester (September 28 - December 21, 2020)

Prof. Atzeni (6CFU) and Prof. Gatto (3 CFU)

 

All information on the course is given through elearning 

Therefore, all Modern Physics students are

kindly requested to register to the Sapienza elearning platform and get access to the course
(https://elearning.uniroma1.it/enrol/index.php?id=11984)

Please, notice that you are required to access with your Sapienza institutional email.
 

The programme of the course, as well as all lecture notes, can be found in the elearning site.

 

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FISICA 1 per Ingegneria Energetica   (2019-2020) 


- piattaforma elearning  (https://elearning.uniroma1.it/enrol/index.phpid=10986)
- Google Classroom (codice corso: 3ds2wvd)

 

Le lezioni di Fisica 1 tenute fra il 12.3.2020 e il 29.5.2020 (in streaming e registrate)

sono disponibili sulla piattaforma Classroom
 

Per programma, testi d'esame e fogli d'esercizi vedere la pagina 'didattica' del sito http://gaps.ing2.uniroma1.it/atzeni/

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da ottobre 2021 a febbraio 2022:
giovedì dalle 11 alle 13, nello studio del docente

In altri orari su appuntamento e/o da remoto

see also personal webpage: http://gaps.ing2.uniroma1.it/atzeni/

Stefano ATZENI: Curriculum Vitae

Born in Rome, Italy, October 20, 1955
Italian Citizen, married, two daughters

Laurea in Ingegneria Nucleare (Dr. in Nucl. Engineering), University of Rome, May 30, 1979; summa cum laude ("110/110 e lode").

Professional experience

February 2017 :
Full Professor of Experimental Physics, member of Dipartimento S.B.A.I. (Department of Fundamental and Applied Sciences for Engineering); Facoltà di Ingegneria Civile e Industriale (ICI) Università di Roma La Sapienza.

2013 (Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale 2012): National Qualification as Full Professor in Experimental Physics of Matter (02/B1) and in Theoretical Physics of Matter (02/B2).

2000 January 2017: Associate Professor of Experimental Physics, Dipartimento SBAI (formerly Department of Energetics); Facoltà ICI (formerly Facoltà di Ingegneria), Università di Roma La Sapienza ; associate member of Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Scienze Fisiche della Materia (CNISM, formerly INFM).

August 1982 February 2000:
Researcher of ENEA, Ente per le Nuove Tecnologie, l'Energia e l'Ambiente, Nuclear Fusion Division, Frascati. (May 1994 February 2000: Assistant to the Director of the Nuclear Fusion Division, for the studies on Heavy Ion driven inertial fusion)

December 1980 August 1982: "perfezionando in Fisica" at Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa (on leave for Compulsory Military Service, Artillery officer from May 1981 to August 1982)

February 1980 November 1980: M.I.T., Dep. of Physics, visiting Scientist.

October 1979 January 1980: Max-Planck-Institut fuer Plasmaphysik - Projektgruppe fuer Laserforschung, Garching, Germany (EURATOM contract).

Awards and honors

Recipient of the Edward Teller Medal of the Fusion Energy Division, American Nuclear Society for pioneering research and leadership in Inertial Fusion Sciences and Applications (Sept. 2001).

Fellow of the American Physical Society (2010) for For contributions to the theory and simulation of inertial confinement fusion, leading to advances in ignition schemes, energy gain models, implosion symmetry and implosion stability.

Member of the European Academy of Sciences, EurASC (2020)

Other appointments

December 2017: Chercheur Invité, Laboratorie pour l Utilisation des Laser Intenses (CNRS), Ecole Polytechnique and UPMC, Paris.
December 2016: Chercheur Invité, Laboratorie pour l Utilisation des Laser Intenses (CNRS), Ecole Polytechnique and UPMC, Paris.
July 2011: participant in the NIC Study (National Ignition Campaign Study, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) on invitation by the NIC director.
July 2007: Academic Visitor at Department of Physics, Imperial College, London.
1998: associate to CERN (LHC-EET Group)
May June 1995: Guest Professor at the Politecnico di Torino.
September  December 1993: Guest Professor - Research Scholar at the Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University, Japan.
March May 1988: guest scientist, IBM-ECSEC (European Centre for Sci. and Eng. Computing).

Project Leadership and Management
Principal investigator of four Italian Universities national programmes (PRIN) on laser-driven plasmas (PRIN 2001: 2001-3, PRIN2005: 2006-7; PRIN2009: 2011-13; PRIN2012: 2014-17),
Leader of the Sapienza-SBAI unit in the Eurofusion, Inertial fusion Energy research project CfPAWP17-IFE-CEA-01, on Preparation and Realization of EuropeanShock Ignition Experiments (2017-18) and ENR-IFE19.CEA-01 on Study of Direct Drive and Shock Ignition for IFE: Theory, Simulations, Experiments, Diagnostics development
HiPER project (High Power Laser Energy Research Facility), May 2008 2013: HiPER project: (High Power Laser Energy Research Facility): member of the Project Management Committee; manager of Work Package 9 (Requirements analysis for fusion programme); principal investigator for the participation of the Italian consortium CNISM.
responsible scientific officer for participation of Dep. of Energetics in national programmes (FIRB 2003: 2006-9; PRIN 2007: 2008-2010),
responsible officer for ENEA partecipation in an INTAS project (1995-7)
responsible of ENEA-Fusion Dep. activities on Heavy-Ion driven Inertial Fusion (funded by Euratom), 1991-95

Selection, Evaluation, Award Committees:
Member of User selection panels for the Laser facilities User selection panels for the Laser facilities of Limeil-Valenton (1993-1998), of LULI-Ecole Polytechnique (2000-),
Chairman (from 2014), member (2010 ) of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the PETAL Laser (CEA, Bordeaux)
Member of the Programme Advisory Committee for Atomic and Plasma Physics, GSI FAIR Project, (2005-2006)
Invited Expert member to the JASON Winter Study on the National Ignition Campaign (La Jolla, CA, Jan 14-16, 2009).
Member of the Panel of High Energy Density Hydrodynamics, DoE Joint Research Needs Workshop (RENEW), Washington, DS, Nov. 15-18, 2009.
Evaluator for Italian (PRIN, FIRB, CIVR, SIR), French (CNRS), Russian, UK (Royal Society), US (DoE, NNSA), Estonia, Finland and Czech Republic projects on plasma physics, Swiss projects on supercomputing.
Member of the Jury of Institute Universitaire de France (Junior Jury 2014; Senior Jury 2015)
Member of the APS-EPS Landau Spitzer Award Committee (2016)
Member of the Teller Medal Award Committee (2003 )
Member of the Jury for the EPS-Plasma Physics Division PhD Award (2018)
Member of PhD examination committees in Italy, France, UK.

Scientific Societies:
Chair (2006-2008) of the Beam-Plasma and Inertial Fusion (BPIF) section of the Plasma Physics Division of the European Physical Society. Member of the BPIF Board (2002-2004 and 2004-2008).
Member of the Italian Physical Society (since 1987).
Member of the European Physical Society (since 1988).
Fellow of the American Physical Society (since 2010), elected by the Plasma Physics Division; member since 2006.

Conference Committees:
Member of the Advisory Board, Scientific Committee, Programme Committee, or Organising Committee of many international conferences, including EPS Plasma Physics Conference (2003, 2006, 2015), International Symposium on Heavy-Ion Inertial Fusion" (1993-2004); International Conference on Inertial Fusion Sciences and Applications (1999, 2001, 2013); International Conference on Mathematics and Computation, Reactor Physics and Environmental Analysis (1999), Workshop on Fast Ignition of Fusion Targets , Workshop on Direct-Drive ICF and Fast Ignition (2009, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2017, 2018; 2019; 2021; Chairman in 2013 and 2019), International Conference on Ultraintense Laser Interaction Sciences (2009), FisMat (Italian National Conference on the Physics of Matter (2013, 2015, 2019), International Congress on Plasma Physics, ICPP (2018).

Member of the Committee of XCII Congresso Nazionale della Società Italiana di Fisica, Torino, 18-23 settembre 2006: co-Chair of Section 5: Elettronica e Fisica Applicata; member of the Scientific Committee of editions 2013, 2015, 2019 of FISMAT, Italian National Conference on Condensed Matter Physics

Editorial Boards
Member of the Editorial Board of Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion (2006 ).
Member of the Editorial Board of Communications in Computational Physics (2021 ).
Member of the Editorial Board of High Energy Density Physics (2005 2014).
Co-Editor of Europhysics Letters (April 2011 March 2018)

Referee for more than 15 international journals, including the most important plasma physics journals
(Nuclear Fusion, Physics of Plasmas, Journal of Computational Physics, Fusion Engineering and Design, Laser and Particle Beams, Fusion Technology; Nuclear Instruments and Methods, Nuovo Cimento, European Physical Journal D, J. Physics B, Comptes Rendu del Academie des Sciences), Nature Physics).

Publications:
Book A. Atzeni and J. Meyer-ter-Vehn: The Physics of Inertial Fusion [Oxford University Press (2004 and 2009), Chinese translation: Science Press, Beijing (2008)], 1959 citations (Google Scholar, 14/1/2021)
121 papers in refereed international journals (many single-authored, including review papers and papers on invitation),
8 invited lectures published as book chapters,
9 papers in conference proceedings in refereed international journal
9 papers in refereed proceedings books
40 papers in other conference proceedings
series of lecture notes; several laboratory reports,
co-editor of three conference proceeding;
editor of the physics section of Enciclopedia Treccani (2010)

h-index (Scopus): 32; h-index (GoogleScholar): 34

Invited speaker at 57 International Conferences on Plasma Physics, Fusion and Supercomputing; including plenary speaker at EPS2000, IFSA2001, EPS 2009, ICCP8-2013, IFSA2019

Lecturer at International Summer Schools in Italy (Erice, 2000, 2003, 2011, 2013; 2015, 2017); Germany (Darmstadt, 1998), France (Cargese NATO school, 1994), Pakistan (Nathiagali College, PAEC-ICTP-UNESCO, 1988), Switzerland (IBM Institute, 1988), UK (SUSSP, Glasgow, 2011), Greece (2013, 2014)

Seminars: Topical Lecturer on Inertial Fusion at the IACPM, Beijing, China, June 1997, and at several Italian post-graduate schools; more than 30 seminars (or series of seminars) on invitation at foreign institutions (in France, Germany, Russia, Japan, UK, China, USA).

Scientific collaborations (last 20 years):
with Max-Planck-Institut-fuer-Quantenopotik (1995 2005); GSI-Darmstadt (HIDIF Study Group, 1995- 99); LULI-Ecole Polytechnique (1995- ); Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha and Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (2000-2004, and 2007-2009); CEA-Bruyeres-Le-Chatel (2003-2004); Università di Milano-Bicocca, Università di Pisa and CNR, Pisa (Italian Ministry of University and Research Projects) (2001- ); HiPER Project (2005-2013); University of Bordeaux (2010 ); Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory: National Ignition Campaign Study (2011); M.I.T. (2013 ), University of York (2017), Eurofusion Enabling projects (2017-18 and 2019-2020; see above)

Main scientific interests and expertise

Physics of inertial confinement fusion plasmas: thermonuclear ignition, implosion symmetry and stability, fast ignition, non-DT fuels, target design; multidimensional numerical simulation.
Physics of transport processes in plasmas (fusion reaction products, fast ion and electron stopping, radiation, laser-matter interaction) and equation of state of dense matter.
Fluid-dynamics processes in high-energy density shock waves, matter compression, instabilities (in particular, Rayleigh Taylor instabilities)  basic aspects, applications to inertial fusion and astrophysics

Main achievements

Comprehensive presentation of inertial fusion physics (Book "The physics of inertial fusion, by Atzeni and Meyer-ter-Vehn, Oxford 2004 e 2009; Chinese translation 2008) (more than 1600 Google-Scholar citations)
Development of a general theory of ignition of inertial fusion targets (Atzeni and Caruso, 1984; Atzeni 1995, 2001) and of a comprehensive gain model (Atzeni 1995).
Development of a multi-purpose 2D hydro-radiation nuclear code for inertial confinement fusion, for many years unique in the academic community (Atzeni, 1986; Atzeni et al 2005); continuously upgraded, used at several European laboratories and within international collaborations (with both European and US groups)
First study of symmetry requirements for central ignition of fusion targets (Atzeni 1990,1991), with qualitative introduction of the concept of ignition margin: for many years a reference in the field.
Determination of beam requirements for fast ignition (Atzeni 1999: scaling laws proposed in this paper are taken as a standard reference by the ICF community: 221 citations (WoS); Atzeni and Tabak 2005).
Design of targets for fast ignition (Atzeni, Schiavi, Bellei 2007, Atzeni et al 2008, 2009) and for shock ignition (Atzeni, Schiavi, Marocchino 2011, 2013; Atzeni et al 2014), including first assessment of robustness.
Study of (fast ignition) fusion targets with low tritium content (Atzeni and Ciampi 1997): identification of parameter space for targets do not requiring tritium breeding.
Study of stability requirements for central ignition of fusion targets (Atzeni, Schiavi, Temporal 2004); systematic studies of Rayleigh-Taylor instability (1996 )
Contribution to the interpretation of experiments providing evidence for the transition between hydrodynamic and kinetic regimes in shock driven implosions (Rosenberg et al 2014), and for ion species separation (Sio et al, 2019), on laser-plasma interaction, on stopping power measurements (Chen et al 2018) on laboratory astrophysics (eg, Koenig et al 2006).

Teaching
Since the year 2000, he has delivered two-four courses each year (from 150 to 210 hours/year in total) to Engineering students, among the following:
For undergraduates: Physics I (Mechanics and Thermodynamics); Electromagnetism / Physics II
For MS students: Physics III (Elements of statistical and quantum physics, with applications); Principles of Atomic and Nuclear Physics; Modern Physics for Engineers; Plasma Physics.
From 2015-16: he teaches Physics I, Modern Physics for Engineers, Plasma Physics and Nuclear Fusion.
Supervisor/Co-supervisor of PhD, MS, BS Dissertations.

Institutional Academic activities

Member of Sapienza Commission for Scientific Research (2020 ), Member of Sapienza Interfaculty Committee on Basic Sciences Teaching (2014-16); (Elected) member of Engineering Faculty Committees on Teaching Staff Programming (2003-5), on Teaching and Research Monitoring (2017 ), of SBAI Department Scientific Committee (2011 ), Teaching Staff Programming (2016 ); coordinator of SBAI Basic Physics Teaching (2001 3, and 2015 ).

Member of Commissioni di concorso for positions of Professor, Researcher, Post-Doc.

January 14, 2021

Insegnamento Codice Anno Corso - Frequentare
PLASMA PHYSICS AND NUCLEAR FUSION 1051393 2021/2022 Ingegneria Energetica - Energy Engineering
FISICA I 1015377 2021/2022 Ingegneria Energetica
PLASMA PHYSICS AND NUCLEAR FUSION 1051393 2021/2022 Fisica - Physics
PLASMA PHYSICS AND NUCLEAR FUSION 1051393 2020/2021 Ingegneria Energetica - Energy Engineering
FISICA I 1015377 2020/2021 Ingegneria Energetica
MODERN PHYSICS FOR ENGINEERS 1055987 2020/2021 Ingegneria Energetica - Energy Engineering
PLASMA PHYSICS AND NUCLEAR FUSION 1051393 2019/2020 Ingegneria Energetica
FISICA I 1015377 2019/2020 Ingegneria Energetica
MODERN PHYSICS FOR ENGINEERS 1055987 2019/2020 Ingegneria Energetica
PLASMA PHYSICS AND NUCLEAR FUSION 1051393 2019/2020 Ingegneria Elettronica
PLASMA PHYSICS AND NUCLEAR FUSION 1051393 2018/2019 Ingegneria Energetica
FISICA I 1015377 2018/2019 Ingegneria Energetica
MODERN PHYSICS FOR ENGINEERS 1055987 2018/2019 Ingegneria Energetica
PLASMA PHYSICS AND NUCLEAR FUSION 1051393 2018/2019 Ingegneria Elettronica
FISICA I 1015377 2017/2018 Ingegneria Energetica
PLASMA PHYSICS AND NUCLEAR FUSION 1051393 2017/2018 Ingegneria Energetica
MODERN PHYSICS FOR ENGINEERS 1055987 2017/2018 Ingegneria Energetica
FUSION REACTOR TECHNOLOGY AAF1775 2017/2018 Ingegneria Energetica
PLASMA PHYSICS AND NUCLEAR FUSION 1051393 2017/2018 Ingegneria Elettronica
FISICA I 1015377 2017/2018 Ingegneria Elettrotecnica
PLASMA PHYSICS AND NUCLEAR FUSION 1051393 2016/2017 Ingegneria Energetica
MODERN PHYSICS FOR ENGINEERS 1051384 2016/2017 Ingegneria Energetica
FISICA I 1015377 2016/2017 Ingegneria Energetica
FISICA DEI PLASMI 1021787 2016/2017 Ingegneria Elettronica
Titolo Rivista Anno
Inertial Confinement Fusion – Physics Principles 2021
Author Correction: Quantitative phase contrast imaging of a shock-wave with a laser-plasma based X-ray source (Scientific Reports, (2019), 9, 1, (18805), 10.1038/s41598-019-55074-1) SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 2020
Erratum: Laser-driven strong shocks with infrared lasers at intensity of 1016 W/cm2 (Physics of Plasmas (2019) 26 (112708) DOI: 10.1063/1.5119697) PHYSICS OF PLASMAS 2020
Progress in understanding the role of hot electrons for the shock ignition approach to Inertial Confinement Fusion NUCLEAR FUSION 2019
Observations of multiple nuclear reaction histories and fuel-ion species dynamics in shock-driven inertial confinement fusion implosions PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 2019
X-ray phase-contrast imaging for laser-induced shock waves EUROPHYSICS LETTERS 2019
Propagation-based imaging phase-contrast enhanced imaging setup for single shot acquisition using laser-generated X-ray sources JOURNAL OF INSTRUMENTATION 2019
Fuel-ion diffusion in shock-driven inertial confinement fusion implosions MATTER AND RADIATION AT EXTREMES 2019
Probing ion species separation and ion thermal decoupling in shock-driven implosions using multiple nuclear reaction histories PHYSICS OF PLASMAS 2019
Collisionless shocks driven by supersonic plasma flows with self-generated magnetic fields PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 2019
Time evolution of stimulated Raman scattering and two-plasmon decay at laser intensities relevant for shock ignition in a hot plasma HIGH POWER LASER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING 2019
Laser-driven strong shocks with infrared lasers at intensity of 1016 W/cm2 PHYSICS OF PLASMAS 2019
Hydrodynamic studies of high gain shock ignition targets: effect of low- to intermediate-mode asymmetries THE EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL. D, ATOMIC, MOLECULAR AND OPTICAL PHYSICS 2019
Quantitative phase contrast imaging of a shock-wave with a laser-plasma based X-ray source SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 2019
X-ray absorption radiography for high pressure shock wave studies JOURNAL OF INSTRUMENTATION 2018
Measurements of parametric instabilities at laser intensities relevant to strong shock generation PHYSICS OF PLASMAS 2018
Transition from nonlocal electron transport to radiative regime in an expanding blast wave APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 2018
Numerical studies on capillary discharges as focusing elements for electron beams NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH. SECTION A, ACCELERATORS, SPECTROMETERS, DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT 2018
Experimental evidence for the enhanced and reduced stopping regimes for protons propagating through hot plasmas SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 2018
Experimental observation of parametric instabilities at laser intensities relevant for shock ignition EUROPHYSICS LETTERS 2017
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