Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



Gregory Kemp

Research Staff
Physics Division


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DegreeDiscipline/InstitutionYear
Ph.D. Physics
The Ohio State University
2013
M.Sc. Physics
The Ohio State University
2009
B.S. Applied Physics
Purdue University
2007

Research Interests

Physics of intense laser-plasma interactions in the fs to ns regimes.

Honors and Awards

  • Lawrence Scholar, 2011-2013

Selected (Recent) Publications

G. E. Kemp, A. Link, Y. Ping, D. W. Schumacher, R. R. Freeman and P. K. Patel, Coupling of laser energy into hot-electrons in high-contrast relativistic laser-plasma interactions, Phys. Plasmas 20, 033104 (2013); doi: 10.1063/1.4794961

Y. Ping, A. J. Kemp, L. Divol, M. H. Key, P. K. Patel, K. U. Akli, F. N. Beg, S. Chawla, C. D. Chen, R. R. Freeman, D. Hey, D. P. Higginson, L. C. Jarrott, G. E. Kemp, A. Link, H. S. McLean, H. Sawada, R. B. Stephens, D. Turnbull, B. Westover and S. C. Wilks, Dynamics of Relativistic Laser-Plasma Interaction on Solid Targets, PRL 109, 145006 (2012); doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.145006

D. W. Schumacher, G. E. Kemp, A. Link, R. R. Freeman, and L. D. Van Woerkom, The shaped critical surface in high intensity laser plasma interactions, Phys. Plasmas 18, 013102 (2011). doi: 10.1063/1.3532958

V. M. Ovchinnikov, G. E. Kemp, D. W. Schumacher, R. R. Freeman and L. D. Van Woerkom, How well do time-integrated Kα images represent hot electron spatial distributions?, Phys. Plasmas 18, 072704 (2011); doi: 10.1063/1.3609819

V. M. Ovchinnikov, D. W. Schumacher, G. E. Kemp, A. G. Krygier, L. D. Van Woerkom, K. U. Akli, R. R. Freeman, R. B. Stephens and A. Link, Using time-integrated Kα images to study refluxing and the extent of pre-plasmas in intense laser-plasma experiment, Phys. Plasmas 18, 112702 (2011); doi: 10.1063/1.3656957


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