• Spencer W. Jolly, Nicholas H. Matlis, Frederike Ahr, Vincent Leroux, Timo Eichner, Anne-Laure Calendron, Hideki Ishizuki, Takunori Taira, Franz X. Kärtner, and Andreas R. Maier, "Spectral phase control of interfering chirped pulses for high-energy narrowband terahertz generation", Nature Communications 10, 2591 (2019)


  • J.-H. Röckemann, L. Schaper, S. K. Barber, N. A. Bobrova, G. Boyle, S. Bulanov, N. Delbos, K. Floettmann, G. Kube, W. Lauth, W. P. Leemans, V. Libov, A. R. Maier, M. Meisel, P. Messner, P. V. Sasorov, C. B. Schroeder, J. van Tilborg, S. Wesch, and J. Osterhoff, "Direct measurement of focusing fields in active plasma lenses", Phys. Rev. Accel. Beams 21, 122801 (2018)

  • V. Leroux, S. Jolly, M. Schnepp, T. Eichner, S. Jalas, M. Kirchen, P. Messner, C. Werle, P. Winkler, and A. Maier, "Wavefront degradation of a 200 TW laser from heat-induced deformation of in-vacuum compressor gratings", Opt. Express  26, 13061-13071 (2018)

  • N. Delbos, C. Werle, I. Dornmair, T. Eichner, L. Hübner, S. Jalas, S. W. Jolly, M. Kirchen, V. Leroux, P. Messner, M. Schnepp, M. Trunk, P. A. Walker, P. Winkler, A. R. Maier, "LUX -- A Laser-Plasma Driven Undulator Beamline",  Nucl. Instr. Meth. Phys. Res. A 909, 318 (2018)


  • W. Helml, I. Grguras, P. N. Juranié, S. Düsterer, T. Mazza, A. R. Maier, N. Hartmann, M. Ilchen, G. Hartmann, L. Patthey, C. Callegari, J. T. Costello, M. Meyer, R. N. Coffee, A. L. Cavalieri and R. Kienberger, "Ultrashort Free-Electron Laser X-ray Pulses" , Appl. Sci.7(9), 915 (2017)

  • F. Ahr, S. W. Jolly, N. H. Matlis, S. Carbajo, T. Kroh, K. Ravi, D. N. Schimpf, J. Schulte, H. Ishizuki, T. Taira, A. R. Maier, and F. X. Kärtner, "Narrowband terahertz generation with chirped-and-delayed laser pulses in periodically poled lithium niobate", Opt. Lett.  42, 2118-2121 (2017)

  • R. Brinkmann, N. Delbos, I. Dornmair, R. Assmann, C. Behrens, K. Floettmann, J. Grebenyuk, M. Gross, S. Jalas, M. Kirchen, T. Mehrling, A. Martinez de la Ossa, J. Osterhoff, B. Schmidt, V. Wacker, and A. R. Maier: "Chirp mitigation of plasma-accelerated beams using a modulated plasma density",  Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 214801 (2017)

  • L. T. Campbell and A. R. Maier: "Velocity Dispersion of Correlated Energy Spread Electron Beams in the Free Electron Laser", New J. Phys. 19, 033037 (2017)

  • S. Jalas, I. Dornmair, R. Lehe, H. Vincenti, J.-L. Vay, M. Kirchen, and A. R. Maier: "Accurate modeling of plasma acceleration with arbitrary order pseudo-spectral particle-in-cell methods",  Physics of Plasmas 24, 033115 (2017)


  • M. Kirchen, R. Lehe, B. B. Godfrey, I. Dornmair, S. Jalas, K. Peters, J.-L. Vay, and A. R. Maier: "Stable discrete representation of relativistically drifting plasmas"Physics of Plasmas, 23, 100704 (2016)

  • R. Lehe, M. Kirchen, B. B. Godfrey, A. R. Maier, and J.-L. Vay: "Elimination of Numerical Cherenkov Instability in flowing-plasma Particle-In-Cell simulations by using Galilean coordinates"Phys. Rev. E 94, 053305 (2016)

  • I. Dornmair, C. B. Schroeder, K. Floettmann, B. Marchetti, and A. R. Maier: "Plasma-driven ultrashort bunch diagnostics", Phys. Rev. Accel. Beams 19, 062801 (2016)

  • R. Lehe, M. Kirchen, I. A. Andriyash, B. B. Godfrey, and J.-L. Vay, "A spectral, quasi-cylindrical and dispersion-free Particle-In-Cell algorithm", Computer Physics Communications 203, 66 (2016)

  • A. R. Maier, M. Kirchen and F. Grüner: "Brilliant Light Sources driven by Laser-Plasma Accelerators", in "Synchrotron Light Sources and Free-Electron Lasers", Springer (2016)



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  • F. Holy, A. R. Maier, B. Zeitler et al.: "First spectral measurements of a cryogenic high-field short-period undulator", Phys. Rev. ST Accel. Beams 17, 050704 (2014)


  • P. A. Walker, N. Bourgeois, W. Rittershofer et al.: "Investigation of GeV-scale electron acceleration in a gas-filled capillary discharge waveguide", N. J. Phys. 15, 045024 (2013)


  • A. R. Maier, A. Meseck, S. Reiche et al.: "Demonstration scheme for a laser-plasma-driven free-electron laser", Phys. Rev. X 2, 031019 (2012)

  • I. Grguras, A. R. Maier, C. Behrens et al.: "Ultrafast X-ray pulse characterization at free-electron lasers", Nat. Photon. 6, 851 (2012)