Emeritus Professor

Heinrich Hora

D.Sc. UNSW., Dr.rer.nat. Jena, FAIP, FInstP(London)
Ritter-von-Gerstner Medal (1985)
Edward-Teller Medal (1991)
Dirac Medal (2001)
Ernst-Mach Medal (2002)

Biography

Activities as Vice-President of the Royal Society of New South Wales (see News and Events 2011)

Emeritus Professor

Heinrich Hora

Department

Research Interests

Theory of laser-plasma interaction, relativistic and quantum effects, optical properties of plasmas, nonlinear (ponderomotive) forces, nonlinear principles, correspondence principle of electromagnetic interaction, inertial fusion energy, laser acceleration of ions and (relativistic) of electrons, electron beam pumped lasers (GaAs, diamond), low energy nuclear reactions of protons in metals, magic numbers and nuclear shell model, quarks and nuclear binding energy, theory of photoemission and multivalley band model.

Selected Publications

  • KAPITZA-DIRAC EFFECT WITH LASERS AND NON-RESONANT INTERACTION FOR QUANTUM MODUOATION OF ELECTRON BEAMS (SCHWARZ-HORA EFFECT). H.Hora and P.H. Handel Applied Physics Letters 102, 141119 (2013)
  • SHOCK MECHANISM BY ULTRAHIGH LASER ACCELERATED PLASMA BLOCKS IN SOLID DENSITY TARGETS FOR FUSION. P. Lalousis, H.Hora, S. Eliezer, J.-M. Martinez-Val, S. Moustaizis, G.H. Miley & G. Mourou Physics Letters A 377, 885 (2013)
  • RESEARCH COOPERATION WITH PAST PRESIDENT JAK KELLY. H. Hora Jour. & Proceed. Royal Soc. New South Wales 146 109 (2013)
  • EFFECY OF QUANTUM CORRECTION ON THE ACCELERATION AND DELAYED HEATING OF PLASMA BLOCKS  H. Hora, R. Sadighi-Bonabi, E. Yazdani, H. Afarideh, F. Nafari, and M. Ghorannevis Physical Review E 85, 036404 (2012)
  • FUSION ENERGY WITHOUT RADIOACTIVE RADIATION: LASER IGNITION OF SOLID HYDROGEN-BORON(11) FEUL. H. Hora, G.H. Miley, M. Ghoranneviss, B. Malekynia, N. Azizi, X.-T. He. Energy and Environment Science 3, 479-486 (2010).
  • ENERGY ENHANCEMENT FOR DEUTERION BEAM FAST IGNTION FOR A PRE-COMPRESSED INERTIAL CONFNEMENT FUSION (ICF) TARGET. X. Yang. G.H. Miley, K.A. Flippo & H. Hora. Physics of Plasmas 18, 032703 (2011).
  • STRONG SHOCK-PHENOMENA AT PETAWATT-PICOSECOND LASER SIDE-ON IGNITION OF UNCOMPRESSED HYDROGEN-BORON11.Heinrich Hora, George H. Miley, Xiaoling Yang & Paraskevas Lalousis. Astrophysics and Space Science 336, 225-228 (2011)
  • KLIMAPROBLEME UND LOESUNGSWEGE (in German: Climatic Problems and Ways for Solutions) Heinrich Hora S. Roderer, Publisher, Regensburg 2010, 256 pages ISBN: 978-3897837157
  • NEW EXPERIMENTS AND THEORETICAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE QUANTUM MODULATION OF ELECTRONS (Schwarz-Hora effect), H. Hora and P.H. Handel, Advances in Electronics and Electron Physics, P.W. Hawkes ed. (Acad. Press, New York, 1987) Vol. 69, p.55-113.
  • FAST IGNITION BY LASER DRIVEN PARTICLE BEAMS OF VERY HIGH INTENSITY, H. Hora, J. Badziak, M.N. Read, Yu-Tong Li, Tian-Jiao Liang, Yu Cang, Hong Liu, Zheng-Ming Sheng, Jie Zhang, F. osman, G.H. Miley, Weiyan Zhang, Xiantu He, Hansheng Peng, S. Glowacz, S. Jablonski, J. Wolowski, Z. Skladanowski, K. Jungwirth, K. Rohlena, and J. Ullschmied, Physics of Plasmas 14, 072701-1 to -7 (2007)
  • EDWARD TELLER LECTURES. Laser and Inertial Fusion Energy, H. Hora and G.H. Miley (eds.) (Imperial College Press London 2005), 378 pages ISBN 1-86094-468-X
  • PRODUCTION OF ULTRAHIGH-CURRENT-DENSITY ION BEAMS BY SHORT-PULSE SKIN-LAYER LASER-PLASMA INTERACTION J. Badziak, G. Glowacz, S. Jablonski, P.Paris, J. Wolowski and H. Hora, Appl. Phys. Letters 85, 3041-3043 (2004)
  • EFFECTS OF PS AND NS LASER PULSES FOR GIANT ION SOURCE, H. Hora, J. Badziak et al. Optics Communications 207, 333-338 (2002)
  • FUNDAMENTALS OF EQUATIONS OF STATE, S. Eliezer, A. Ghatak, H.Hora and E. Teller, (World Scientific, Singapore 2002), 384 pages
  • PRINCIPLES OF HIGH ACCURACY FOR THE NONLINEAR THEORY OF THE ACCELERATION OF ELECTRONS IN VACUUM BY LASERS AT RELATIVISTIC INTENSITIES, H. Hora, M. Hoeess, W. Scheid et al, Laser and Particle Beams 18, 135-144 (2000)
  • PLASMAS AT HIGH TEMPERATURE AND DENSITY, H. Hora (S. Roderer, Regensburg 2000) 456 pages.
  • LASER PLASMA PHYSICS - FORCES AND THE NONLINEARITY PRINCIPLE, H. Hora (SPIE PRESS, Bellingham, WA 2000)
  • ELECTRON CAPTURE AND VIOLENT ACCELERATION BY AN EXTRA-INTENSE LASER FIELD, J.X. Wang, Y.K. Ho, Q. Kong, L.J. Feng, W. Scheid and H. Hora, PHYS. REV. E58, 6575-6577 (1998)

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