Clark School Home UMD

ISR Events Calendar

Event Information

Applied Dynamics Seminar| Phillip Sprangle, University of Maryland
Thursday, October 19, 2017
12:30 p.m.
ERF 1207
For More Information:
Taylor Prendergast
301 405 4951
tprender@umd.edu

Speaker: Phillip Sprangle

Speaker's Institution: University of Maryland| Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering / Department of Physics

Title: Ultra-High Intensity Laser Physics and Applications

Abstract: This talk will cover ultra-high field physics phenomena and interactions associated with high intensity short pulse lasers. The operating parameter regime of these lasers covers a wide range, e.g., peak powers of ~ 1012 - 1015 W, pulse lengths of ~ 10-12 – 10-14 sec, and intensities of ~ 1014 - 1023 W/cm2. These lasers are used in high-field physics research and have a number of unique applications. The physical processes associated with USPL interactions and propagation include: photo ionization, Kerr and Raman effects, self-phase modulation, optical and plasma filamentation, optical shocks, frequency chirping, propagation through atmospheric turbulence, etc. This talk will discuss these interrelated physical processes and some unique applications, such as: laser driven acceleration, UV/X-ray generation, underwater acoustic sources, atmospheric spark formation, detection of radioactive materials and atmospheric lasing.

This Event is For: Clark School • Graduate • Undergraduate • Faculty • Staff • Post-Docs

Browse Events By Calendar

Calendar Home

« Previous Month    Next Month »

October 2017
SU M TU W TH F SA
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 w
8 9 10 11 12 13 14 w
15 16 17 18 19 20 21 w
22 23 24 25 26 27 28 w
29 30 31 w

Search Events


ISR lecture and seminar series

Distinguished Lecturer Series
Intelligent Automation Inc. Colloquia Series
Microsystems Seminar Series
Lockheed Martin Robotics Seminar Series
Advanced Networks Colloquia Series
Model-Based Systems Engineering Colloquia Series

Submit an event to the ISR calendar Click here

News links

Current news
Search news
News archives