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Schreiber, Jörg, Prof. Dr.

Jörg Schreiber

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)

Fakultät für Physik
Lehrstuhl für Experimentalphysik - Medizinische Physik
Am Coulombwall 1
85748 Garching, Germany


Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik (MPQ)
Hans-Kopfermann-Str. 1

85748 Garching, Germany

Phone: +49 (0)89 289-54025
Fax: +49 (0)89 289-14072

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)

Academic career:
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

Selected publications:

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).