Volume 694 2006

Lasers and Nuclei

Applications of Ultrahigh Intensity Lasers in Nuclear Science

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ISBN: 978-3-540-30271-1 (Print) 978-3-540-30272-8 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Fundamentals and Equipment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages I-XIV

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      Pages 3-6

      The Nuclear Era of Laser Interactions: New Milestones in the History of Power Compression

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      Pages 7-23

      High-Intensity Laser–Matter Interaction

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      Pages 25-45

      Laser-Triggered Nuclear Reactions

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      Pages 47-66

      POLARIS: An All Diode-Pumped Ultrahigh Peak Power Laser for High Repetition Rates

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      Pages 67-77

      The Megajoule Laser – A High-Energy-Density Physics Facility

  2. Sources

    1. Front Matter

      Pages I-XIV

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      Pages 81-90

      Electron and Proton Beams Produced by Ultrashort Laser Pulses

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      Pages 91-107

      Laser-Driven Ion Acceleration and Nuclear Activation

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      Pages 109-128

      Pulsed Neutron Sources with Tabletop Laser-Accelerated Protons

  3. Transmutation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages I-XIV

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      Pages 131-146

      Laser Transmutation of Nuclear Materials

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      Pages 147-167

      High-brightness γ-Ray Generation for Nuclear Transmutation

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      Pages 169-189

      Potential Role of Lasers for Sustainable Fission Energy Production and Transmutation of Nuclear Waste

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      Pages 191-203

      High-Power Laser Production of PET Isotopes

  4. Nuclear Science

    1. Front Matter

      Pages I-XIV

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      Pages 207-216

      Nuclear Physics with High-Intensity Lasers

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      Pages 217-229

      Nuclear Physics with Laser Compton γ-Rays

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      Pages 231-249

      Status of Neutron Imaging