Dr Mark Quinn

University Teacher in Physics

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ShePHERD (Sheffield Physics Higher Education Research & Development)

Research Interests
  • Physics education
  • Intense laser plasma interactions
  • Laser plasma particle accelerators
  • Space debris remediation
  • PHY236 - Computational Physics for Theoretical Physicists
  • PHY113 - Professional Skills in Physics
  • Level 1 Tutorials
Departmental Administration
  • Task force on Graduate Skills
Recent Key Publications
  • "Space-based application of the CAN laser to LIDAR and orbital debris remediation", Euro. Phys. J. ST. 224, 2645-2655 (2015)
  • "Laser pulse propagation and enhanced energy coupling to fast electrons in dense plasma gradients", New Journal of Physics 16, 113075, 4 (2014)
  • "Injection and transport properties of fast electrons in ultraintense laser-solid interactions", Physics of Plasmas 20, 043104 (2013)
  • "Influence of laser irradiated spot size on energetic electron injection and proton acceleration in foil targets", Applied Physics Letters 100, 074105 (2012)
  • "Effect of lattice structure on energetic electron transport in solids irradiated by ultraintense laser pulses" Physical Review Letters 106, 185004 (2011)
  • "Spectral enhancement in the double pulse regime of laser proton acceleration", Physical Review Letters 105, 195008 (2010)
  • Full publication list here: https://scholar.google.fr/citations?hl=en&user=J1SVVVMAAAAJ&view_op=list_works