Dr Enrico Brunetti

Research Fellow



High-charge electron beams from a laser-wakefield accelerator driven by a CO2 laser
Brunetti Enrico, Campbell R Neil, Lovell Jack, Jaroszynski Dino A
Scientific Reports Vol 12 (2022)
Parametric study of high-energy ring-shaped electron beams from a laser wakefield accelerator
Maitrallain A, Brunetti E, Streeter M J V, Kettle B, Spesyvtsev R, Vieux G, Shahzad M, Ersfeld B, Yoffe S R, Kornaszewski A, Finlay O, Ma Y, Albert F, Bourgeois N, Dann S J D, Lemos N, Cipiccia S, Cole J M, González I G, Willingale L, Higginbotham A, Hussein A E, Šmid M, Falk K, Krushelnick K, Lopes N C, Gerstmayr E, Lumsdon C, Lundh O, Mangles S P D, Najmudin Z, Rageev P P, Symes D R, Thomas A G R, Jaroszynski D A
New Journal of Physics Vol 24 (2022)
Computer-automated design of mode-locked fiber lasers
Feehan James, Yoffe Samuel, Brunetti Enrico, Ryser Manuel, Jaroszynski Dino
Optics Express Vol 30, pp. 3455-3473 (2022)
Vacuum ultraviolet coherent undulator radiation from attosecond electron bunches
Brunetti Enrico, van der Geer Bas, de Loos Marieke, Dewhurst Kay A, Kornaszewski Andrzej, Maitrallain Antoine, Muratori Bruno D, Owen Hywel L, Wiggins S Mark, Jaroszynski Dino A
Scientific Reports Vol 11 (2021)
Investigations into the volume plasma density grating waveplate
Holt George K, Vieux Gregory, Ersfeld Bernhard, Yoffe Samuel R, Feehan James, Brunetti Enrico, Hur Min Sup, Jaroszynski Dino A
Proceedings of SPIE Vol 11778 (2021)
Focused beam dosimetry of short VHEE bunches
Brunetti Enrico, Maitrallain Antoine, Jaroszynski Dino A
Relativistic Plasma Waves and Particle Beams as Coherent and Incoherent Radiation Sources IV Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering Vol 11778 (2021)

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Enhanced scattering from a locally produced transient plasma grating in a plasma-based amplifier

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Plasma and conventional undulator studies using ultra-short electron bunches: towards a bright ultra-short pulsed x-ray source
Jaroszynski, Dino (Principal Investigator) Brunetti, Enrico (Research Co-investigator)
15-Jan-2022 - 14-Jan-2025
Lab in a bubble
Jaroszynski, Dino (Principal Investigator) Boyd, Marie (Co-investigator) Brunetti, Enrico (Co-investigator) Ersfeld, Bernhard (Co-investigator) Hidding, Bernhard (Co-investigator) McKenna, Paul (Co-investigator) Noble, Adam (Co-investigator) Sheng, Zheng-Ming (Co-investigator) Vieux, Gregory (Co-investigator) Welsh, Gregor H. (Co-investigator) Wiggins, Mark (Co-investigator)
"The lab in a bubble project is a timely investigation of the interaction of charged particles with radiation inside and in the vicinity of relativistic plasma bubbles created by intense ultra-short laser pulses propagating in plasma. It builds on recent studies carried out by the ALPHA-X team of coherent X-ray radiation from the laser-plasma wakefield accelerator and high field effects where radiation reaction becomes important. The experimental programme will be carried out using high power lasers and investigate new areas of physics where single-particle and collective radiation reaction and quantum effects become important, and where non-linear coupling and instabilities between beams, laser, plasma and induced fields develop, which result in radiation and particle beams with unique properties. Laser-plasma interactions are central to all problems studied and understanding their complex and often highly non-linear interactions gives a way of controlling the bubble and beams therein. To investigate the rich range of physical processes, advanced theoretical and experimental methods will be applied and advantage will be taken of know-how and techniques developed by the teams. New analytical and numerical methods will be developed to enable planning and interpreting results from experiments. Advanced experimental methods and diagnostics will be developed to probe the bubble and characterise the beams and radiation. An important objective will be to apply the radiation and beams in selected proof-of-concept applications to the benefit of society.
The project is involves a large group of Collaborators and Partners, who will contribute to both theoretical and experimental work. The diverse programme is managed through a synergistic approach where there is strong linkage between work-packages, and both theoretical and experiential methodologies are applied bilaterally: experiments are informed by theory at planning and data interpretation stages, and theory is steered by the outcome of experimental studies, which results in a virtuous circle that advances understanding of the physics inside and outside the lab in a bubble. We also expect to make major advances in high field physics and the development of a new generation of compact coherent X-ray sources."
01-Jan-2016 - 31-Jan-2021
Jaroszynski, Dino (Principal Investigator) Brunetti, Enrico (Co-investigator) Grant, Peter Anderson (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2011 - 01-Jan-2015

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