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      Gianluca Sarri

      Academic Non-Clinical

      • School of Mathematics and Physics
      • Centre for Plasma Physics (CPP)
      • Centre for Advanced and Interdisciplinary Radiation Research
      Postal address:
      Room 01.045 - Physics Block 3 Main Site
      United Kingdom

      Email: g.sarri@qub.ac.uk

      Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 3575

      Research output

      Experimental observation of a current-driven instability in a neutral electron-positron beam

      Sarri, G., Borghesi, M., Doria, D., Yeung, M., Alejo, A., Warwick, J., Reville, B., Dieckmann, M., Schumaker, W., Romagnani, L., Poder, K., Cole, J., Krushelnick, K., Mangles, S. P. D., Najmudin, Z., Marrero Samarin, G. & Symes, D. R. 06 Oct 2017 In : Physical Review Letters.

      The effect of positively chirped laser pulse on energy enhancement of proton acceleration in combinational radiation pressure and bubble regime

      Vosoughian, H., Sarri, G., Borghesi, M., Hajiesmaeilbaigi, F. & Afarideh, H. 01 Oct 2017 In : Physics of Plasmas. 24, 10

      Expansion of a radial plasma blast shell into an ambient plasma

      Dieckmann, M. E., Doria, D., Ahmed, H., Romagnani, L., Sarri, G., Folini, D., Walder, R., Bret, A. & Borghesi, M. 01 Sep 2017 In : Physics of Plasmas. 24, 9, 094501. , 094501

      Measurements of self-guiding of ultrashort laser pulses over long distances

      Poder, K., Cole, J. M., Wood, J. C., Alatabi, S., Foster, P. S., Kamperidis, C., Kononenko, O., Palmer, C. A., Rusby, D., Sahai, A., Sarri, G., Symes, D. R., Warwick, J. R., Mangles, S. P. D. & Najmudin, Z. 01 Sep 2017 In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 6 p.

      Radiation reaction studies in an all-optical set-up: experimental limitations

      Sarri, G., Zepf, M. & Sarri, G. 17 Aug 2017 In : Journal of Modern Optics. 64, 21, p. 2281-2288

      Pulse chirping effect on controlling the transverse cavity oscillations in nonlinear bubble regime

      Vosoughian, H., Riazi, Z., Afarideh, H. & Sarri, G. Feb 2017 In : Chinese Physics Letters. 26, 2, 025201. , 025201

      Experimental Observation of the Thin-Shell Instability in a Collision-less Plasma

      Ahmed, H., Doria, D., Dieckmann, M. E., Sarri, G., Romagnani, L., Cerchez, M., Giesecke, A. L., Ianni, E., Kar, S., Notley, M., Prasad, R., Quinn, K., Willi, O. & Borghesi, M. 12 Jan 2017 In : The Astrophysical Journal. Letters. 834, 2, 5 p.

      Spectral and spatial characterisation of laser-driven positron beams

      Sarri, G. Jan 2017 In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 59, 7 p.

      The effect of a negatively chirped laser pulse on the evolution of bubble structure in nonlinear bubble regime

      Vosoughian, H., Riazi, Z., Afarideh, H. & Sarri, G. 01 Dec 2016 In : Physics of Plasmas. 23, 12, 123113. , 123113

      Generation of high contrast and high spatial quality idler from a low-gain optical parametric amplifier

      Sharba, A. B., Nersisyan, G., Zepf, M., Stuart, N. H., Smith, R. A., Borghesi, M. & Sarri, G. 20 Nov 2016 In : Applied Optics. 55, 33, p. 9341-9346 6 p.

      A high-energy, high-flux source of gamma-rays from all-optical nonlinear Thomson scattering

      Corvan, D. J., Zepf, M. & Sarri, G. 01 Sep 2016 In : Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research - Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors, and Associated Equipment. 829, p. 291-300 10 p.

      Magnetic field generation during intense laser channelling in underdense plasma

      Smyth, A. G., Sarri, G., Vranic, M., Amano, Y., Doria, D., Guillaume, E., Habara, H., Heathcote, R., Hicks, G., Najmudin, Z., Nakamura, H., Norreys, P. A., Kar, S., Silva, L. O., Tanaka, K. A., Vieira, J. & Borghesi, M. 30 Jun 2016 In : Physics of Plasmas. 23, 6, 9 p., 063121. , 063121

      Particle-in-cell simulation study of a lower-hybrid shock

      Dieckmann, M. E., Sarri, G., Doria, D., Ynnerman, A. & Borghesi, M. Jun 2016 In : Physics of Plasmas. 23, 6, 062111. , 062111

      Enhancement of Wear and Corrosion Resistance of Beta Titanium Alloy by Laser Gas Alloying with Nitrogen

      Chan, C. W., Lee, S., Smith, G., Sarri, G., Ng, C-H., Sharba, A. & Man, H-C. 30 Mar 2016 In : Applied Surface Science. 367, p. 80-90 11 p.

      Comprehensive numerical modelling of the performance of a second harmonic generation stage coupled with a low-gain optical parametric amplifier

      Sharba, A. B., Nersisyan, G., Zepf, M., Borghesi, M. & Sarri, G. 07 Mar 2016 In : Optics Express. 24, 5, p. 5212-5234 23 p.

      Scaling of Ion Spectral Peaks in the Hybrid RPA-TNSA Region

      Kakolee, K. F., Borghesi, M., Zepf, M., Kar, S., Doria, D., Ramakrishna, B., Quinn, K., Sarri, G., Osterholz, J., Cerchez, M., Willi, O., Yuan, X. & McKenna, P. Mar 2016 In : Journal Of The Korean Physical Society. 68, 6, p. 768-771 4 p.

      Optical measurement of the temporal delay between two ultra-short and focussed laser pluses

      Corvan, D. J., Dzelzainis, T., Hyland, C., Nersisyan, G., Yeung, M., Zepf, M. & Sarri, G. Feb 2016 In : Optics Express. 24, 3, p. 3127-3136 10 p.

      High Field Physics and QED experiments at ELI-NP

      Turcu, I. C. E., Negoita, F., Jaroszynski, D. A., McKenna, P., Balascuta, S., Ursescu, D., Dancus, I., Cernaianu, M. O., Tararu, M. V., Ghenuche, P., Stutman, D., Boianu, A., Risca, M., Zepf, M., Sarri, G., Dromey, B. & Harvey, C. 2016 In : Romanian Reports in Physics. 68, p. S145-1231 86 p.

      Calibration of BAS-TR image plate response to high energy (3-300 MeV) carbon ions

      Doria, D. , Kar, S. , Ahmed, H. , Alejo, A. , Fernandez, J. , Cerchez, M. , Gray, R. J. , Hanton, F. , MacLellan, D. A. , McKenna, P. , Najmudin, Z. , Neely, D. , Romagnani, L. , Ruiz, J. A. , Sarri, G. , Scullion, C. , Streeter, M. , Swantusch, M. , Willi, O. , Zepf, M. & 1 others Borghesi, M. 15 Dec 2015 In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 86, 12, 6 p., 123302. , 123302

      Thin-shell instability in collisionless plasma

      Dieckmann, M. E., Ahmed, H., Doria, D., Sarri, G., Walder, R., Folini, D., Bret, A., Ynnerman, A. & Borghesi, M. Sep 2015 In : Physical Review E. 92, 3, 5 p., 031101. , 031101

      Overview of laser-driven generation of electron–positron beams

      Sarri, G., Dieckmann, M. E., Kourakis, I., Di Piazza, A., Reville, B., Keitel, C. H. & Zepf, M. Aug 2015 In : Journal of Plasma Physics. 81, 4, 23 p., 455810401. , 455810401

      Laser-driven Thomson scattering for the generation of ultra-bright multi-MeV gamma-ray beams

      Sarri, G., Corvan, D. J., Cole, J. M., Schumaker, W., Di Piazza, A., Ahmed, H., Yeung, M., Zhao, Z., Harvey, C., Keitel, C. H., Krushelnick, K., Mangles, S. P. D., Najmudin, Z., Thomas, A. G. R. & Zepf, M. 14 May 2015 Proceedings of SPIE: Laser Acceleration of Electrons, Protons, and Ions III; and Medical Applications of Laser-Generated Beams of Particles III, 95140W (May 14, 2015). SPIE Proceeding, Vol. 9514

      Particle-in-cell simulation study of the interaction between a relativistically moving leptonic micro-cloud and ambient electrons

      Dieckmann, M. E., Sarri, G., Markoff, S., Borghesi, M. & Zepf, M. May 2015 In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 577, 10 p., A137. , A137

      Generation of neutral and high-density electron–positron pair plasmas in the laboratory

      Sarri, G. , Poder, K. , Cole, J. M. , Schumaker, W. , Di Piazza, A. , Reville, B. , Dzelzainis, T. , Doria, D. , Gizzi, L. A. , Grittani, G. , Kar, S. , Keitel, C. H. , Krushelnick, K. , Kuschel, S. P. D. , Mangles, Z. , Najmudin, Z. , Shukla, N. , Silva, L. O. , Symes, D. , Thomas, A. G. R. & 3 others Vargas, M., Vieira, J. & Zepf, M. 23 Apr 2015 In : Nature Communications. 6, 8 p., 6747. , 6747

      Laser-driven generation of high-quality ultra-relativistic positron beams

      Sarri, G. Apr 2015 In : Journal of Plasma Physics. 81, 2, 6 p., 415810202. , 415810202

      Fast-electron refluxing effects on anisotropic hard-x-ray emission from intense laser-plasma interactions

      McKeever, K., Makita, M., Nersisyan, G., Dzelzainis, T., White, S., Kettle, B., Dromey, B., Zepf, M., Sarri, G., Doria, D., Ahmed, H., Lewis, C. L. S. & Riley, D. 16 Mar 2015 In : Physical Review E. 91, 3, 8 p., 033107. , 033107

      Shocks in unmagnetized plasma with a shear flow: Stability and magnetic field generation

      Dieckmann, M. E., Bock, A., Ahmed, H., Doria, D., Sarri, G., Ynnerman, A. & Borghesi, M. 2015 In : Physics of Plasmas. 22, 7, 9 p., 072104. , 072104

      Ultrahigh Brilliance Multi-MeV γ-Ray Beams from Nonlinear Relativistic Thomson Scattering

      Sarri, G., Corvan, D. J., Schumaker, W., Cole, J. M., Di Piazza, A., Ahmed, H., Harvey, C., Keitel, C. H., Krushelnick, K., Mangles, S. P. D., Najmudin, Z., Symes, D., Thomas, A. G. R., Yeung, M., Zhao, Z. & Zepf, M. 25 Nov 2014 In : Physical Review Letters. 113, 22, 5 p., 224801. , 224801

      Demonstration of laser pulse amplication by stimulated Brillouin scattering

      Guillaume, E. , Humphrey, K. , Nakamura, H. , Trines, R. M. G. M. , Heathcote, R. , Galimberti, M. , Amano, Y. , Doria, D. , Hicks, G. , Higson, E. , Kar, S. , Sarri, G. , Skramic, M. , Swain, J. , Tang, K. , Weston, J. , Zak, P. , Alves, E. P. , Fonseca, R. A. , Fiuza, F. & 7 others Habara, H., Tanaka, K. A., Bingham, R., Borghesi, M., Najmudin, Z., Silva, L. O. & Norreys, P. A. 25 Sep 2014 In : High Power Laser Science and Engineering. 2, p. 33 6 p.

      Evolution of slow electrostatic shock into a plasma shock mediated by electrostatic turbulence

      Dieckmann, M. E., Sarri, G., Doria, D., Ahmed, H. & Borghesi, M. 02 Jul 2014 In : New Journal of Physics. 16, 073001. , 073001

      Design of a compact spectrometer for high-flux MeV gamma-ray beams

      Corvan, D. J., Sarri, G. & Zepf, M. Jun 2014 In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 85, 6, 7 p., 065119. , 065119

      Measurements of high-energy radiation generation from laser-wakefield accelerated electron beams

      Schumaker, W., Sarri, G., Vargas, M., Zhao, Z., Behm, K., Chvykov, V., Dromey, B., Hou, B., Maksimchuk, A., Nees, J., Yanovsky, V., Zepf, M., Thomas, A. G. R. & Krushelnick, K. 21 May 2014 In : Physics of Plasmas. 21, 5, 056704. , 056704

      IRIDE: Interdisciplinary research infrastructure based on dual electron linacs and lasers

      Ferrario, M. , Alesini, D. , Alessandroni, M. , Anania, M. P. , Andreas, S. , Angelone, M. , Arcovito, A. , Arnesano, F. , Artioli, M. , Avaldi, L. , Babusci, D. , Bacci, A. , Balerna, A. , Bartalucci, S. , Bedogni, R. , Bellaveglia, M. , Bencivenga, F. , Benfatto, M. , Biedron, S. , Bocci, V. & 208 others Bolognesi, M., Bolognesi, P., Boni, R., Bonifacio, R., Boscherini, F., Boscolo, M., Bossi, F., Broggi, F., Buonomo, B., Calo, V., Catone, D., Capogni, M., Capone, M., Cassou, K., Castellano, M., Castoldi, A., Catani, L., Cavoto, G., Cherubini, N., Chirico, G., Cestelli-Guidi, M., Chiadroni, E., Chiarella, V., Cianchi, A., Cianci, M., Cimino, R., Ciocci, F., Clozza, A., Collini, M., Colo, G., Compagno, A., Contini, G., Coreno, M., Cucini, R., Curceanu, C., Curciarello, F., Dabagov, S., Dainese, E., Davoli, I., Dattoli, G., De Caro, L., De Felice, P., De Leo, V., Dell Agnello, S., Della Longa, S., Delle Monache, G., De Spirito, M., Di Cicco, A., Di Donato, C., Di Gioacchino, D., Di Giovenale, D., Di Palma, E., Di Pirro, G., Dodaro, A., Doria, A., Dosselli, U., Drago, A., Dupraz, K., Escribano, R., Esposito, A., Faccini, R., Ferrari, A., Filabozzi, A., Filippetto, D., Fiori, F., Frasciello, O., Fulgentini, L., Gallerano, G. P., Gallo, A., Gambaccini, M., Gatti, C., Gatti, G., Gauzzi, P., Ghigo, A., Ghiringhelli, G., Giannessi, L., Giardina, G., Giannini, C., Giorgianni, F., Giovenale, E., Giulietti, D., Gizzi, L., Guaraldo, C., Guazzoni, C., Gunnella, R., Hatada, K., Iannone, M., Ivashyn, S., Jegerlehner, F., Keeffe, P. O., Kluge, W., Kupsc, A., Labate, L., Levi Sandri, P., Lombardi, V., Londrillo, P., Loreti, S., Lorusso, A., Losacco, M., Lukin, A., Lupi, S., Macchi, A., Magazù, S., Mandaglio, G., Marcelli, A., Margutti, G., Mariani, C., Mariani, P., Marzo, G., Masciovecchio, C., Masjuan, P., Mattioli, M., Mazzitelli, G., Merenkov, N. P., Michelato, P., Migliardo, F., Migliorati, M., Milardi, C., Milotti, E., Milton, S., Minicozzi, V., Mobilio, S., Morante, S., Moricciani, D., Mostacci, A., Muccifora, V., Murtas, F., Musumeci, P., Nguyen, F., Orecchini, A., Organtini, G., Ottaviani, P. L., Pace, C., Pace, E., Paci, M., Pagani, C., Pagnutti, S., Palmieri, V., Palumbo, L., Panaccione, G. C., Papadopoulos, C. F., Papi, M., Passera, M., Pasquini, L., Pedio, M., Perrone, A., Petralia, A., Petrarca, M., Petrillo, C., Petrillo, V., Pierini, P., Pietropaolo, A., Pillon, M., Polosa, A. D., Pompili, R., Portoles, J., Prosperi, T., Quaresima, C., Quintieri, L., Rau, J. V., Reconditi, M., Ricci, A., Ricci, R., Ricciardi, G., Ricco, G., Ripani, M., Ripiccini, E., Romeo, S., Ronsivalle, C., Rosato, N., Rosenzweig, J. B., Rossi, A. A., Rossi, A. R., Rossi, F., Rossi, G., Russo, D., Sabatucci, A., Sabia, E., Sacchetti, F., Salducco, S., Sannibale, F., Sarri, G., Scopigno, T., Sekutowicz, J., Serafini, L., Sertore, D., Shekhovtsova, O., Spassovsky, I., Spadaro, T., Spataro, B., Spinozzi, F., Stecchi, A., Stellato, F., Surrenti, V., Tenore, A., Torre, A., Trentadue, L., Turchini, S., Vaccarezza, C., Vacchi, A., Valente, P., Venanzoni, G., Vescovi, S., Villa, F., Zanotti, G., Zema, N., Zobov, M. & Zomer, F. 11 Mar 2014 In : Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research - Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors, and Associated Equipment. 740, p. 138-146 9 p.

      Experimental investigation of hole boring and light sail regimes of RPA by varying laser and target parameters

      Kar, S., Kakolee, K. F., Cerchez, M., Doria, D., Macchi, A., McKenna, P., Neely, D., Osterholz, J., Quinn, K., Ramakrishna, B., Sarri, G., Willi, O., Yuan, X. H., Zepf, M. & Borghesi, M. 01 Dec 2013 In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 55, 12, 124030. , 124030

      A table-top laser-based source of short, collimated, ultra-relativistic positron beams

      Sarri, G., Schumaker, W., Di Piazza, A., Vargas, M., Dromey, B., Dieckmann, M. E., Chvykov, V., Maksimchuk, A., Yanovsky, V., He, Z. H., Hou, B. X., Nees, J. A., Thomas, A. G. R., Keitel, C. H., Zepf, M. & Krushelnick, K. Dec 2013 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Esarey, E., Schroeder, C. B., Leemans, W. P., Ledingham, K. W. D. & Jaroszynski, D. A. (eds.). BELLINGHAM: SPIE - INT SOC OPTICAL ENGINEERING, Vol. 8779, 7 p. 87790Z. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 8779)

      Laser-driven generation of collimated ultra-relativistic positron beams

      Sarri, G. , Schumaker, W. , Di Piazza, A. , Poder, K. , Cole, J. M. , Vargas, M. , Doria, D. , Kushel, S. , Dromey, B. , Grittani, G. , Gizzi, L. , Dieckmann, M. E. , Green, A. , Chvykov, V. , Maksimchuk, A. , Yanovsky, V. , He, Z. H. , Hou, B. X. , Nees, J. A. , Kar, S. & 5 others Najmudin, Z., Thomas, A. G. R., Keitel, C. H., Krushelnick, K. & Zepf, M. 28 Nov 2013 In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 55, 12, p. 1-6 6 p., 124017. , 124017

      Modification of the formation of high-Mach number electrostatic shock-like structures by the ion acoustic instability

      Dieckmann, M. E., Sarri, G., Doria, D., Pohl, M. & Borghesi, M. Oct 2013 In : Physics of Plasmas. 20, 10, 102112. , 102112

      Table-Top Laser-Based Source of Femtosecond, Collimated, Ultrarelativistic Positron Beams

      Sarri, G., Schumaker, W., Di Piazza, A., Vargas, M., Dromey, B., Dieckmann, M. E., Chvykov, V., Maksimchuk, A., Yanovsky, V., He, Z. H., Hou, B. X., Nees, J. A., Thomas, A. G. R., Keitel, C. H., Zepf, M. & Krushelnick, K. 20 Jun 2013 In : Physical Review Letters. 110, 25, 5 p., 255002. , 255002

      Time-Resolved Characterization of the Formation of a Collisionless Shock

      Ahmed, H., Dieckmann, M. E., Romagnani, L., Doria, D., Sarri, G., Cerchez, M., Ianni, E., Kourakis, I., Giesecke, A. L., Notley, M., Prasad, R., Quinn, K., Willi, O. & Borghesi, M. 17 May 2013 In : Physical Review Letters. 110, 20, 5 p., 205001. , 205001

      Parametric study of non-relativistic electrostatic shocks and the structure of their transition layer

      Dieckmann, M. E., Ahmed, H., Sarri, G., Doria, D., Kourakis, I., Romagnani, L., Pohl, M. & Borghesi, M. 2013 In : Physics of Plasmas. 20, 4, 10 p., 042111. , 042111

      Magnetic instability in a dilute circular rarefaction wave

      Dieckmann, M. E., Sarri, G. & Borghesi, M. Dec 2012 In : Physics of Plasmas. 19, 12, p. - 7 p., 122102. , 122102

      Dynamics of Self-Generated, Large Amplitude Magnetic Fields Following High-Intensity Laser Matter Interaction

      Sarri, G., Macchi, A., Cecchetti, C. A., Kar, S., Liseykina, T. V., Yang, X. H., Dieckmann, M. E., Fuchs, J., Galimberti, M., Gizzi, L. A., Jung, R., Kourakis, I., Osterholz, J., Pegoraro, F., Robinson, A. P. L., Romagnani, L., Willi, O. & Borghesi, M. 16 Nov 2012 In : Physical Review Letters. 109, 20, p. 1-5 5 p., 205002. , 205002

      Ion Acceleration in Multispecies Targets Driven by Intense Laser Radiation Pressure

      Kar, S., Kakolee, K. F., Qiao, B., Macchi, A., Cerchez, M., Doria, D., Geissler, M., McKenna, P., Neely, D., Osterholz, J., Prasad, R., Quinn, K., Ramakrishna, B., Sarri, G., Willi, O., Yuan, X. Y., Zepf, M. & Borghesi, M. 02 Nov 2012 In : Physical Review Letters. 109, 18, 5 p., 185006. , 185006

      Simulation of relativistically colliding laser-generated electron flows

      Yang, X. H., Dieckmann, M. E., Sarri, G. & Borghesi, M. Nov 2012 In : Physics of Plasmas. 19, 11, p. - 7 p., 113110. , 113110

      Particle simulation study of electron heating by counter-streaming ion beams ahead of supernova remnant shocks

      Dieckmann, M. E., Bret, A., Sarri, G., Perez Alvaro, E., Kourakis, I. & Borghesi, M. Aug 2012 In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 54, 8, p. 085015/1-11 11 p., 085015. , 085015

      Dynamics of intense laser propagation in underdense plasma: Polarization dependence

      Singh, D. K., Davies, J. R., Sarri, G., Fiuza, F., Silva, L. O. & Sarri, G. Jul 2012 In : Physics of Plasmas. 19, 7, p. - 7 p., 073111. , 073111

      Weibel-induced filamentation during an ultrafast, laser-driven plasma expansion

      Quinn, K., Romagnani, L., Ramakrishna, B., Sarri, G., Dieckmann, M., Wilson, P. A., Fuchs, J., Lancia, L., Pipahl, A., Toncian, T., Willi, O., Clarke, R. J., Notley, M., Macchi, A. & Borghesi, M. 26 Mar 2012 In : Physical Review Letters. 108, 13, 135001. , 135001

      Erratum: MeV negative ion generation from ultra-intense laser interaction with a water spray (vol 99, 051501, 2011)

      Ter-Avetisyan, S., Ramakrishna, B., Borghesi, M., Doria, D., Zepf, M., Sarri, G., Ehrentraut, L., Andreev, A., Nickles, P. V., Steinke, S., Sandner, W., Schnuerer, M. & Tikhonchuk, V. 27 Feb 2012 In : Applied Physics Letters. 100, 9, p. - 1 p., 099903. , 099903

      PIC simulation of a thermal anisotropy-driven Weibel instability in a circular rarefaction wave

      Dieckmann, M. E., Sarri, G., Murphy, G. C., Bret, A., Romagnani, L., Kourakis, I., Borghesi, M., Ynnerman, A. & Drury, L. O. C. 02 Feb 2012 In : New Journal of Physics. 14, p. - 18 p., 023007. , 023007

      Magnetic field suppression in collision-less shocks generated during the expansion of a dense plasma into a rarefied medium

      Sarri, G., Dieckmann, M. E., Kourakis, I. & Borghesi, M. 01 Jan 2012 EAS Publications Series. Vol. 58, p. 33-36 4 p.

      Electrostatic shock dynamics in superthermal plasmas

      Sultana, S., Sarri, G. & Kourakis, I. Jan 2012 In : Physics of Plasmas. 19, 1, p. 012310/1-012310/10 10 p., 012310. , 012310

      Employing Laser-Accelerated Proton Beams to Diagnose High Intensity Laser-Plasma Interactions

      Sarri, G., Cecchetti, C. A., Quinn, K., Norreys, P. A., Trines, R., Willi, O., Fuchs, J., McKenna, P., Quinn, M., Pegoraro, F., Bulanov, S. V. & Borghesi, M. 2012 LIGHT AT EXTREME INTENSITIES 2011. Osvay, K., Dombi, P., Fulop, J. A. & Varju, K. (eds.). MELVILLE: AMER INST PHYSICS, Vol. 1462, p. 149-154 6 p.

      The Weibel instability in a circular rarefaction wave

      Dieckmann, M., Quinn, K., Sarri, G., Romagnani, L., Murphy, G. C., Kourakis, I., Macchi, A., Fuchs, J., Willi, O. & Borghesi, M. 2012 EPS Conference Proceedings: Proceedings of the 39th EPS Conference & 16th Int. Congress on Plasma Physics (Stockholm, Sweden, July 2012). Vol. 36F, p. P1.176 4 p. (EPS Conference Proceedings )

      On the investigation of fast electron beam filamentation in laser-irradiated solid targets using multi-MeV proton emission

      Quinn, M. N., Carroll, D. C., Yuan, X. H., Borghesi, M., Clarke, R. J., Evans, R. G., Fuchs, J., Gallegos, P., Lancia, L., Quinn, K., Robinson, A. P. L., Romagnani, L., Sarri, G., Spindloe, C., Wilson, P. A., Neely, D. & McKenna, P. Nov 2011 In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 53, 12, p. 124012 1 p., 124012. , 124012

      MeV negative ion generation from ultra-intense laser interaction with a water spray

      Ter-Avetisyan, S., Ramakrishna, B., Borghesi, M., Doria, D., Zepf, M., Sarri, G., Ehrentraut, L., Andreev, A., Nickles, P. V., Steinke, S., Sandner, W., Schnurer, M. & Tikhonchuk, V. 01 Aug 2011 In : Applied Physics Letters. 99, 5, p. 051501 1 p., 051501. , 051501

      Observation of plasma density dependence of electromagnetic soliton excitation by an intense laser pulse

      Sarri, G., Kar, S., Romagnani, L., Bulanov, S. V., Cecchetti, C. A., Galimberti, M., Gizzi, L. A., Heathcote, R., Jung, R., Kourakis, I., Osterholz, J., Schiavi, A., Willi, O. & Borghesi, M. Aug 2011 In : Physics of Plasmas. 18, 8, p. 080704 1 p., 080704. , 080704

      Generation of a Purely Electrostatic Collisionless Shock during the Expansion of a Dense Plasma through a Rarefied Medium

      Sarri, G., Dieckmann, M. E., Kourakis, I. & Borghesi, M. 06 Jul 2011 In : Physical Review Letters. 107, 2, 4 p., 025003. , 025003

      Two-dimensional particle-in-cell simulation of the expansion of a plasma into a rarefied medium

      Sarri, G., Murphy, G. C., Dieckmann, M., Bret, A., Quinn, K., Kourakis, Y., Borghesi, M., Drury, L. O. C. & Ynnerman, A. Jul 2011 In : New Journal of Physics. 13, p. 073023/1-22 22 p., 073023. , 073023

      Ion source development and radiobiology applications within the LIBRA project

      Borghesi, M. , Kar, S. , Prasad, R. , Kakolee, F. K. , Quinn, K. , Ahmed, H. , Sarri, G. , Ramakrishna, B. , Qiao, B. , Geissler, M. , Ter-Avetisyan, S. , Zepf, M. , Schettino, G. , Stevens, B. , Tolley, M. , Ward, A. , Green, J. , Foster, P. F. , Spindloe, C. , Gallegos, P. & 19 others Robinson, A. L., Neely, D., Carroll, D. C., Tresca, O., Yuan, X., Quinn, M., McKenna, P., Dover, N., Palmer, C., Schreiber, J., Najmudin, Z., Sari, I., Kraft, M., Merchant, M., Jeynes, J. C., Kirkby, K., Fiorini, F., Kirby, D. & Green, S. Apr 2011 Proc. SPIE 8079, Laser Acceleration of Electrons, Protons, and Ions; and Medical Applications of Laser-Generated Secondary Sources of Radiation and Particles. Vol. 8079

      Spatially Resolved Measurements of Laser Filamentation in Long Scale Length Underdense Plasmas with and without Beam Smoothing

      Sarri, G., Cecchetti, C., Jung, R., Hobbs, P., James, S., Lockyear, J., Stevenson, R. M., Doria, D., Hoarty, D. J., Willi, O. & Borghesi, M. 28 Feb 2011 In : Physical Review Letters. 106, 9, 4 p., 095001. , 095001

      Characterization of laser excited shock waves in tenuous plasma

      Ahmed, H., Doria, D., Romagnani, L., Ianni, E., Prasad, R., Cerchez, M., Lindemann, A. L., Sarri, G., Quinn, K., Willi, O., Kourakis, I. & Borghesi, M. 2011 Proceedings of the 30th International Conference on Phenomena in Ionized Gases (ICPIG) (Belfast, 28th August - 2nd September 2011). p. A4-446 3 p.

      Modelling of ion-acoustic shocks in superthermal plasmas

      Sultana, S., Sarri, G. & Kourakis, I. 2011 Proceedings of the 30th International Conference on Phenomena in Ionized Gases (ICPIG) (Belfast, 28th August - 2nd September 2011). p. A4-425 4 p.

      Observation and characterization of laser driven shock waves in tenuous plasma

      Ahmed, H., Doria, D., Romagnani, L., Sarri, G., Ianni, E., Prasad, R., Cerchez, M., Lindemann, A. L., Quinn, K., Willi, O., Kourakis, I. & Borghesi, M. 2011 Europhysics Conference Abstracts: Proceedings of the 38th EPS Conference (27th June to 1st July 2011, Strasbourg France). European Physicsal Society (EPS), Vol. 35G, p. P5.002 4 p.

      Parametric scans of HB and LS-RPA regimes employing Petawatt laser

      Kar, S., Kakolee, K. F., Qiao, B., Doria, D., Ramakrishna, B., Sarri, G., Quinn, K., Zepf, M., Yuan, X., McKenna, P., Cerchez, M., Osterlholz, J., Willi, O., MacChi, A. & Borghesi, M. 2011 38th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics 2011, EPS 2011 - Europhysics Conference Abstracts. Vol. 35 1, p. 137-140 4 p.

      Creation of persistent, straight, 2 mm long laser driven channels in underdense plasmas

      Sarri, G. , Lancaster, K. L. , Trines, R. , Clark, E. L. , Hassan, S. , Jiang, J. , Kageiwa, N. , Lopes, N. , Ramis, R. , Rehman, A. , Ribeyre, X. , Russo, C. , Scott, R. H. H. , Tanimoto, T. , Temporal, M. , Borghesi, M. , Davies, J. R. , Najmudin, Z. , Tanaka, K. A. , Tatarakis, M. & 1 others Norreys, P. A. Nov 2010 In : Physics of Plasmas. 17, 11, 113303. , 113303

      Observation of Postsoliton Expansion Following Laser Propagation through an Underdense Plasma

      Sarri, G., Singh, D. K., Davies, J. R., Fiuza, F., Lancaster, K. L., Clark, E. L., Hassan, S., Jiang, J., Kageiwa, N., Lopes, N., Rehman, A., Russo, C., Scott, R. H. H., Tanimoto, T., Najmudin, Z., Tanaka, K. A., Tatarakis, M., Borghesi, M. & Norreys, P. A. 22 Oct 2010 In : Physical Review Letters. 105, 17, 4 p., 175007 . , 175007

      Shock creation and particle acceleration driven by plasma expansion into a rarefied medium

      Sarri, G., Dieckmann, M. E., Kourakis, Y. & Borghesi, M. Aug 2010 In : Physics of Plasmas. 17, 8, p. 082305 1 p., 082305. , 082305

      Hot Electrons Transverse Refluxing in Ultraintense Laser-Solid Interactions

      Buffechoux, S. , Psikal, J. , Nakatsutsumi, M. , Romagnani, L. , Andreev, A. , Zeil, K. , Amin, M. , Antici, P. , Burris-Mog, T. , Compant-La-Fontaine, A. , D'Humieres, E. , Fourmaux, S. , Gaillard, S. , Gobet, F. , Hannachi, F. , Kraft, S. , Mancic, A. , Plaisir, C. , Sarri, G. , Tarisien, M. & 10 others Toncian, T., Schramm, U., Tampo, M., Audebert, P., Willi, O., Cowan, T. E., Pepin, H., Tikhonchuk, V., Borghesi, M. & Fuchs, J. 02 Jul 2010 In : Physical Review Letters. 105, 1, 5 p., 015005. , 015005

      Effect of self-generated magnetic fields on fast-electron beam divergence in solid targets

      Yuan, X. H., Robinson, A. P. L., Quinn, M. N., Carroll, D. C., Borghesi, M., Clarke, R. J., Evans, R. G., Fuchs, J., Gallegos, P., Lancia, L., Neely, D., Quinn, K., Romagnani, L., Sarri, G., Wilson, P. A. & McKenna, P. 11 Jun 2010 In : New Journal of Physics. 12, p. 063018 1 p., 063018. , 063018

      Progress in proton radiography for diagnosis of ICF-relevant plasmas

      Borghesi, M., Sarri, G., Cecchetti, C. A., Kourakis, Y., Hoarty, D., Stevenson, R. M., James, S., Brown, C. D., Hobbs, P., Lockyear, J., Morton, J., Willi, O., Jung, R. & Dieckmann, M. Jun 2010 In : Laser And Particle Beams. 28, 2, p. 277-284 8 p.

      Application of laser-driven proton beams to the radiography of intense laser-hohlraum interactions

      Sarri, G., Cecchetti, C. A., Romagnani, L., Brown, C. M., Hoarty, D. J., James, S., Morton, J., Dieckmann, M. E., Jung, R., Willi, O., Bulanov, S. V., Pegoraro, F. & Borghesi, M. 30 May 2010 In : New Journal of Physics. 12, p. 045006-045006-12 44995 p., 045006. , 045006

      Observation of Quasi Mono-Energetic Protons in Laser Spray-Target Interaction

      Ramakrishna, B., Andreev, A., Borghesi, M., Doria, D., Sarri, G., Ehrentraut, L., Nickles, P. V., Sandner, W., Schnurer, M., Steinke, S. & Ter-Avetisyan, S. May 2010 p. 99-102 4 p.

      Observation and characterization of laser-driven Phase Space Electron Holes

      Sarri, G., Dieckmann, M. E., Brown, C. R. D., Cecchetti, C., Hoarty, D. J., James, S. F., Jung, R., Kourakis, I., Schamel, H., Willi, O. & Borghesi, M. Jan 2010 In : Physics of Plasmas. 17, 1, 4 p., 010701. , 010701

      Results of a laser-driven electron acceleration experiment and perspectives of application for nuclear studies

      Sarri, G. 2010 In : Radiation Effects and Defects in Solids. 165, 774

      Simulation of a collisionless planar electrostatic shock in a proton-electron plasma with a strong initial thermal pressure change

      Dieckmann, M. E., Sarri, G., Romagnani, L., Kourakis, Y. & Borghesi, M. 2010 In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 52, 2, p. 025001 1 p., 025001. , 025001

      Application of proton radiography in experiments of relevance to inertial confinement fusion

      Sarri, G., Borghesi, M., Cecchetti, C. A., Romagnani, L., Jung, R., Willi, O., Hoarty, D. J., Stevenson, R. M., Brown, C. R., James, S. F., Hobbs, P., Lockyear, J., Bulanov, S. V. & Pegoraro, F. Nov 2009 In : European Physical Journal D. 55, 2, p. 299-303 5 p.

      Modified proton radiography arrangement for the detection of ultrafast field fronts

      Quinn, K., Wilson, P. A., Ramakrishna, B., Romagnani, L., Sarri, G., Cecchetti, C. A., Lancia, L., Fuchs, J., Pipahl, A., Toncian, T., Willi, O., Clarke, R. J., Neely, D., Notley, M., Gallegos, P., Carroll, D. C., Quinn, M. N., Yuan, X. H., McKenna, P. & Borghesi, M. Nov 2009 In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 80, 11, p. 113506-113506-5 113502 p., 113506. , 113506

      Observation of the transient charging of a laser-irradiated solid

      Quinn, K., Wilson, P. A., Ramakrishna, B., Sarri, G., Romagnani, L., Pipahl, A., Willi, O., Lancia, L., Fuchs, J., Carroll, D. C., Quinn, M. N., Gallegos, P., Yuan, X. H., McKenna, P., Clarke, R. J., Neely, D., Notley, M., Macchi, A. & Borghesi, M. Nov 2009 In : European Physical Journal D. 55, 2, p. 293-297 5 p.

      Complementary ion and extreme ultra-violet spectrometer for laser-plasma diagnosis

      Ter-Avetisyan, S., Ramakrishna, B., Doria, D., Zepf, M., Sarri, G., Borghesi, M., Ehrentraut, L., Stiel, H., Steinke, S., Priebe, G., Schnurer, M., Nickles, P. V. & Sandner, W. Oct 2009 In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 80, 10, p. 103302-103302-5 103298 p., 103302. , 103302

      Laser-Driven Ultrafast Field Propagation on Solid Surfaces

      Quinn, K. , Wilson, P. A. , Cecchetti, C. , Ramakrishna, B. , Romagnani, L. , Sarri, G. , Lancia, L. , Fuchs, J. , Pipahl, C. A. , Toncian, T. , Willi, O. , Clarke, R. J. , Neely, D. , Notley, M. , Gallegos, P. , Carroll, D. C. , Quinn, M. N. , Yuan, X. H. , McKenna, P. , Lyseikina, T. & 2 others Macchi, A. & Borghesi, M. 15 May 2009 In : Physical Review Letters. 102, 19, 4 p., 194801. , 194801

      Relativistic Current Dynamics Investigations By Proton Probing

      Borghesi, M. , Quinn, K. , Wilson, P. A. , Cecchetti, C. A. , Ramakrishna, B. , Romagnani, L. , Sarri, G. , Lancia, L. , Fuchs, J. , Pipahl, A. , Toncian, T. , Willi, O. , Carroll, D. C. , Gallegos, P. , Quinn, M. N. , Yuan, X. H. , McKenna, P. , Clarke, R. J. , Evans, R. G. , Neely, D. & 4 others Notley, M., Macchi, A., Lyseikina, T. V. & Nazarov, W. Jan 2009 p. 319-330 12 p.

      Advanced diagnostics applied to a laser-driven electron acceleration experiment

      Sarri, G. 2008 In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 6

      Intense gamma-ray source in the giant-dipole-resonance range driven by 10-TW laser pulses

      Sarri, G. 2008 In : Physical Review Letters. 101, 105002

      Activities

      High energy-density physics with lasers

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      05 Sep 2017

      Ex-HILP 2017

      Sarri, G. (Member of programme committee)
      Sep 2017

      high-quality antimatter beams from laser-plasma interactions

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      21 Jul 2017

      High-energy density physics with lasers: state of the art

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      05 Jun 2017

      Laser-driven generation of pair plasmas in the laboratory and their relevance to modelling astrophysical phenomena

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      24 May 2017

      Collision-less shock waves in palsmas

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      10 Apr 2017

      Quantum radiation reaction in intense laser fields

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      Apr 2017

      Experimental studies of strong field quantum electrodynamics using ultra-high intensity lasers

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      2017

      High-field quantum electrodynamics with lasers

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      2017

      NI Science Festival

      Sarri, G. (Organiser)
      Feb 2016

      Electron beam dynamics in ultra-intense laser fields

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      2016

      EPSRC Associate Peer Review College (External organisation)

      Sarri, G. (Member)
      2016 → …

      Laboratory studies of the dynamics of neutral electron-positron beams

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      2016

      Laser-driven generation of positron beams and electron- positron plasmas: current status and perspectives

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      2016

      member of the national steering group: plasma accelerators

      Sarri, G. (Member)
      2016 → …

      Member of the scientific committee of EPS 2017

      Sarri, G. (Member)
      20162017

      National Science Foundation (External organisation)

      Sarri, G. (Reviewer)
      2016 → …

      2nd European Advanced Accelerator Concept Workshop

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      13 Sep 2015

      Multi-MeV ultra-high flux gamma-ray beams from non-linear Thomson scattering

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      Apr 2015

      Lasers Enter the Quantum World

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      22 Feb 2015

      Spatially and temporally resolved studies of collisionless shocks in the laboratory

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      Jan 2015

      European Physical Society Conference on Plasma Physics

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      2015

      Journal of Plasma Physics (Journal)

      Sarri, G. (Guest editor)
      2015 → …

      Member of the scientific committee for ELI-NP

      Sarri, G. (Member)
      2015 → …

      Laser-driven generation of ultra-bright MeV gamma-rays via non-linear Thomson scattering

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      15 May 2014

      Laboratory generation of high-density and neutral electron-positron plasmas

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      03 Apr 2014

      Non-linear Thomson scattering in a fully optical setup

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      2014

      Plasma radiography employing laser-driven proton beams

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      Nov 2013

      Astrophysics and Space Science (Journal)

      Sarri, G. (Referee)
      2013 → …

      Laser-driven generation and acceleration of ultra-relativistic positron beams

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      2013

      Laser-driven neutral electron-positron beams: the laboratory small-scale reproduction of astrophysical jets.

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      2013

      Laser-electron interactions as a source of energetic, high-flux and collimated gamma-rays

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      2013

      Shocks and solitons in laser-driven plasmas

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      2013

      SPIE Optics and Optoelectronics

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      2013

      39th European Physical Society conference on plasma physics

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      2012

      American Physical Society, Plasma Division Annual Meeting, Providence RI USA, Oct 2012

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      2012

      Europhysics Letters (EPL) (Journal)

      Sarri, G. (Referee)
      2012 → …

      Experimental investigation of non-linear quantum electron dynamics using ultra high intensity lasers

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      2012

      Experimental study of QED eects in ultra-intense laser-electron and laser-gamma ray interactions.

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      2012

      On the possibility of testing non-linear quantum electro-dynamics with ultra-intense laser systems.

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      2012

      Physics Letters A (Journal)

      Sarri, G. (Referee)
      2012 → …

      Shocks and solitons in laser-driven plasmas.

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      2012

      Employing laser-accelerated proton beams to diagnose high intensity laser-plasma interactions

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      2011

      Employing laser-accelerated proton beams to diagnose high intensity laser-plasma interactions.

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      2011

      European Conference on Laboratory Astrophysics (ECLA)

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      2011

      New Journal of Physics (Journal)

      Sarri, G. (Peer reviewer)
      2011 → …

      Physical Review Letters (Journal)

      Sarri, G. (Referee)
      2010 → …

      Physics of plasmas (Journal)

      Sarri, G. (Referee)
      2010 → …

      Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion (Journal)

      Sarri, G. (Referee)
      2010 → …

      American Physical Society, Plasma Division Annual Meeting

      Sarri, G. (Speaker)
      2009

      Press clippings

      Awards

      Projects

      R1517CPP: An Ultra-bright, Few-cycle Capability for the TARANIS Laser at QUB

      Zepf, M., Dromey, B. & Sarri, G.

      30/03/201531/03/2016

      R1588CPP: Collimated and Neutral Electron-Positron Plasmas in the Laboratory

      Sarri, G.

      02/12/2015 → …

      R1360CPP: Dynamics of relativistic leptonic jets in low-density plasmas

      Sarri, G.

      01/08/201331/08/2015

      R1652CPP: Laboratory Studies of Neutral and Collimated Electron-positron Beams

      Sarri, G., Borghesi, M. & Reville, B.

      12/08/2016 → …

      R1711APL: QUB Astronomy Observation and Theory Consolodated Grant 2017-2020

      Smartt, S., Ballance, C., Gibson, N., Keenan, F., Maguire, K., Millar, T., Poppenhaeger, K., Ramsbottom, C., Riley, D., Sarri, G., Sim, S. & Watson, C.

      20/01/2017 → …