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Atomic Physics Seminar
High Energy Lasers at the Extreme Light Infrastructure
Time: 2:00 pm
Place: 5310 Chamberlin Hall
Speaker: Tyler Green, ELI project at the Czech Republic.
Abstract: High energy short pulse lasers are useful tools for probing the structure and dynamics of materials and accelerating particles. The European Union is investing in a network of laser centers focused on fundamental research called the Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI). ELI hopes to allow the investigation of new regimes of laser-matter interaction with multi-petawatt laser pulses and unprecedented repetition rates. In this talk I will present one of the facilities currently under development in Prague, Czech Republic. While an overview of the laser systems under development will be given, the primary focus of the talk will be on current techniques and principles of high energy laser amplification.
Host: Yavuz
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