MAP research areas:
A.2 New technologies for broadband laser, ultrashort X-ray & high-energy particle beams
A.3 Laser-based high-energy particle and X-ray sources
B.2 Molecular processes
C.3 Radiotherapy and radiation biology
C.3.2 Radiation therapy with laser-driven ion beams
2002 Diplom-examination (sehr gut)
1997 - 2002 Study of physics (Diplom), Friedrich- Schiller- Universität Jena
1996 - 1997 Architecture, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
1995 Abitur (1.3)
Since 2010 Research associate and project coordinator at MPQ Garching, visiting scientist at Imperial College
2008 - 2010 DAAD-PostDoc stipendiary at Imperial College, London
2006 - 2010 Assistant at LMU Munich (temporary academic council)
09/2006 Dissertation (summa cum laude)
2002 - 2006 PhD student at LMU Munich/MPQ Garching
1998 - 2002 collegiate assistant at the institute for Optics and Quantum electronics and at the biomagnetic center at FSU Jena
Research expertise and fields:
High intensity laser-plasma interaction
Ion acceleration in high intensity laser irradiated plasmas
Time-resolved laserplasma interferometry
Theory of laser-electron-ion acceleration
Visualisation of laser-plasma physics
Temporal pulse characterisation
C. A. J. Palmer et al., Monoenergetic proton beams accelerated by a radiation pressure
driven shock, Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 014801 (2011).
J. Schreiber et al., Complete temporal characterization of asymmetric pulse compression in
a laser wakefield, Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 235003 (2010).
A. Henig et al., Radiation-pressure acceleration of ion beams driven by circularly polarized
laser pulses, Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 245003 (2009).
A. Henig et al., Laser-driven shock acceleration of ion beams from spherical mass-limited
targets, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 095022 (2009).
S. G. Rykovanov et al., Ion acceleration with ultra-thin foils using elliptically polarized laser
pulses, New J. Phys. 10, 113005 (2008).
J. Schreiber et al., Analytical model for ion acceleration by high-intensity laser pulses,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 045005 (2006).
B. M. Hegelich et al., Laser acceleration of quasi-monoenergetic MeV ion beams, Nature
439, 441 (2006).
J. Fuchs et al., Laser-driven proton scaling laws and new paths towards energy increase,
Nature Physics 2, 48 (2006).
M. Kaluza et al., Influence of the laser prepulse on proton acceleration in thin-foil experiments, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 045003 (2004).
J. Schreiber et al., Source-size measurements and charge distributions of ions accelerated
from thin foils irradiated by high-intensity laser pulses, Appl. Phys. B 79, 1041 (2004).