Diagnosis of Weibel instability evolution in the rear surface density scale lengths of laser solid interactions via proton acceleration

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Scott, G. G. ; Brenner, C. M. ; McKenna, P. ; Neely, D. ; Bagnoud, V. ; Clarke, R. J. ; Gonzalez-Izquierdo, B. ; Green, J. S. ; Heathcote, R. I. ; Powell, H. W. ; Rusby, D. R. ; Zielbauer, B. (2017)

It is shown for the first time that the spatial and temporal distribution of laser accelerated protons can be used as a diagnostic of Weibel instability presence and evolution in the rear surface scale lengths of a solid density target. Numerical modelling shows that wh... View more
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