TOPICS

Basics of laser-plasma interaction

Laser wakefield acceleration (LWFA)

LWFA: advanced injection schemes for high quality acceleration

Modelling tools for laser wakefield acceleration (LWFA)

Electron beam properties and FEL, Ion beam diagnostics,

Hybrid LWFA-PWFA Ion acceleration: target normal sheath acceleration (TNSA) and beyond,

Ultrafast Plasma Imaging,

LWFA electrons: staged acceleration

Advanced all-optical X-ray sources

Ultrafast, intense laser pulse diagnostics,

Intense Lasers: high peak power

High-average power laser drivers for accelerators,

High dose-rate particle beam dosimetry

Clinical and radiobiological applications of LPA

Modelling Issues in Laboratory Astrophysics

Preliminary List of lecturers

Carlo BENEDETTI, LBNL, Berkeley, CA, US,

Elisabetta BOELLA, Lancaster University, UK

Marco BORGHESI, QUB, Belfast, UK,

Jean-Christophe CHANTELOUP, Ecole Polytechnique, FR

Pablo CIRRONE, INFN-LNS, Catania, IT,

Massimo FERRARIO, INFN-LNF, IT,

Dario GIOVE, INFN. Milano, IT,

Bernhard HIDDING, SCAPA, UK,

Malte KALUZA, IOQ,Jena, DE, "Ultrafast Plasma Imaging"

Masaki KANDO, JAEA, Kyoto, JP,

Stefan KARSCH, MPQ, Munich, DE,

Luca LABATE, CNR, Pisa, IT,

Bruno LE GARREC, CNRS, Paris, FR,

Andrea MACCHI, CNR and Dip. Fisica, Pisa, IT,

Paul MASON, CLF-RAL, UK,

Paolo TOMASSINI, CNR and Dip. Fisica, Pisa, Italy