08 Dec 2020 - Tuesday

Note: The timings mentioned for scheduled talks are in Indian Standard Time (IST)


14:30 - 15:00

Invited talk

Topic: Electron acceleration by a transient intense-laser-plasma electrode

Speaker: Dr. Ram Gopal

15:00 - 15:30

Invited talk

Topic: Nanoplasmas in Intense laser pulses from NIR to X-rays

Speaker: Dr. Sivarama Krishnan

15:30 - 16:30

Student talk (20 mins each)

Presentation 1: Enhanced proton acceleration using hollow silica nano-sphere coated targets

Presenter: Mr. Rakesh Y. Kumar

Presentation 2: Probing bulk electron temperature via x-rays in a solid density plasma

Presenter: Mr. Koushik Makur

Presentation 3: Eff ect of Chirp on Plasma

Presenter: Ms. Sonali Khanna


17:00 - 17:30

Invited talk

Topic: Large electric fields in laboratory and space astrophysical plasmas

Speaker: Prof. Robert Bingham

17:30 - 18:00

Invited talk

Topic: Laboratory analogues of astrophysical particle acceleration processes

Speaker: Dr. Brian Reville

18:00 - 18:30

Invited talk

Topic: Plasma turbulence and the magnetic dynamo

Speaker: Prof. Alex Schekochihin

18:30 - 19:00

Student talk (15 mins each)

Presenter 1: Two Plasmon Decay and the subsequent acceleration of relativistic
electrons at sub-relativistic laser intensities

​Presenter: Mr. Ratul Sabui

Presenter 1: kHz repetition rate ion beam source at 10^16 W/cm^2

​Presenter: Mr. Rahul

From 19:00

Closing remarks

Speaker: Prof. M. Krishnamurthy & Dr. Rajeev P Pattathil


Session 1

Chair : Prof. Gianluca Gregori

Session 2

Chair: Prof. Subir Sarkar

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