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17th May 2016
9:00 - 9:15 Opening remarks
CLES1 Integrated Experiment (Electron), Chair: P. Norreys, Univ. Oxford, UK
9:15 - 9:45 Where do the fast electrons deposit energy in laser-compressed high-density fast-ignition targets?, F. Beg
9:45 - 10:15 Progress of FIREX Project in Japan, S. Fujioka
10:15 - 10:30 First Demonstration of Heating Effect in Indirect-drive Integrated Fast Ignition Experiment, Y. Gu
CLES2 Electron Transport and Generation, Chair: S. Fujioka, Osaka Univ., Japan
11:00 - 11:15 Study of Magnetic Instability on the Divergence of Ultraintense Laser-Driven Electrons, X. Yang
11:15 - 11:30 Electron Transport in the BackGround Plasma with Steep Density Gradient, Y. Hayashi
11:30 - 11:45 High Current Electron Beam Transport in Fast Ignition, L. Cao
11:45 - 12:00 Investigation of Resistive Guiding of Fast Electrons in Ultra Intense Laser-Solid Interactions, K. Lancaster
12:00 - 12:15 Resistivity Gradient Based Guiding of Fast Electrons in the Inverse Conical Taper Configuration, A. Robinson
CLES3 Proton Fast Ignition, Chair: Chair: J. Fernandez, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
12:15 - 12:30 Characteristics of Fast Electrons Generated by Multi Beam of LFEX Laser, M. Hata
13:30 - 14:00 Progress in Fundamental and Applied Pproton Fast Ignition Research, C. McGuffey
14:00 - 14:30 Proton Fast Ignition Scheme Revisited, J. Honrubia
14:30 - 14:45 Integrated Simulations of Core Heating for Ion Assisted Fast Ignition, H. Sakagami
14:45 - 15:00 Fast Ignition: Limits of the Classic Method and Alternative Approaches, A. Morace
15:00 - 15:15 Fast Ignition using Shock Accelerated Ions in the Target Corona, E. Boella
15:15 - 15:30 Effect of Resistivity Gradient on Laser-Driven Electron Transport and Ion Acceleration, H. Zhuo
CLES4 Ion Acceleration, Chair: M. Roth, Technische Univ. Darmstadt, Germany
16:00 - 16:30 Towards Spectral Control of Laser-Driven Ion Beams Generated in the Relativistic Transparency Regime, J. Fernandez
16:30 - 17:00 Anomalous Electron Heating and Ion Acceleration with High-Contrast laser pulses on LFEX, A. Yogo
17:00 - 17:15 Electron Heating andIion Acceleration Mechanisms in Pico-Second Scale Interactions between Solid Foil and High Intensity Lasers, N. Iwata
17:15 - 17:30 Efficient Ion Acceleration by Collision-less Shoch for Fast Ignition, K. Mima
17:30 - 17:45 Enhanced Laser-Driven Proton Acceleration from Relativistically Transparent Transversely Nano-Striped Target, M. Murakami
17:45 - 18:00 Quasi-monoenergetic laser-driven ion acceleration by Coulomb explosion of optimized two-species nanocluster, X. Zhou
19:00 - 21:00 CLES & Workshop Dinner
18th May 2016
9:00 - 12:30 OPIC plenary session
CLES5 Magnetic Field Assisted Fast Ignition, Chair: H.-B. Cai, Institute of Applied Physics & Computational Mathematics, China
13:30 - 14:00 Collimation of Rrelativistic Electron Beams in Dense Matter by Externally Imposed Magnetic Field, M. Bailly-Grandvaux
14:00 - 14:30 Magnetically Assisted Fast Ignition, W-M. Wang
14:30 - 15:00 Optimum Solid Target Compression Under theSstrong Magnetic Field for Fast Ignition, H. Nagatomo
15:00 - 15:15 Computational Study on Thermal Conduction in Magnetized Plasmas, T. Asahina
15:15 - 15:30 Hydrodynamic Instability of High-Energy-Density-Plasma in Strong Magnetic Field, K. Matsuo
CLES6 Magnetic Field Assisted Fast Ignition, Chair: H.-B. Cai, Institute of Applied Physics & Computational Mathematics, China
16:00 - 16:30 THz generation From Relativistic Laser-Produced Plasmas, Y. Li
16:30 - 17:00 Taming of Laser-Produced Spontaneous Magnetic Fields, P. Korneev
17:00 - 17:15 Temporal Evolution of External Magnetic Fields Applied to the Cone Target, A. Sunahara
17:15 - 17:30 High Magnetic Field Generation by Short Pulse Lasers for FI, Z. Zhang
17:30 - 17:45 Acceleration by Laser Driven Beat Wave Excited by Cross-Focused Cosh-Gaussian Laser Beams in Thermal Quantum Plasma, N. Gupta
17:45 - 18:00 New regime of Magnetic Reconnection Laboratory Experiment Realized by Kilo-Tesla Magnetic Field Generated with a Snail Target and LFEX Laser. Y. Abe
19:00 - 21:00 OPIC Banquet

19th May 2016
CLES7 Integrated Simulation and Modeling, Chair: P. Patel, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
9:00 - 9:30 Physical studies of Fast Ignition at the IAPCM, H. Cai
9:30 - 10:00 Integrated Simulation of Imploded Core Heating for the FIREX project, T. Johzaki
10:00 - 10:30 Converting High Laser Light Absorption into Efficient Isochoric Heating of Dense Plasm, S. Wilks
CLES8 Novel Scheme of Fast Igntion, Chair: A. Robinson, STFC Rutherford-Appleton Laboratory, UK
11:00 - 11:30 Dense Plasma Heating using Colliding Relativistic Electron Beams, P. Norreys
11:30 - 12:00 Counter-Beam Fast Ignition Experiments and the Related Studies, Y. Kitagawa
12:00 - 12:15 Physics of Fast Heating of an Imploded Core Under Counter BeamIirradiation, Y. Mori
12:15 - 12:30 Observation of Traces due to Laser-Driven Fast-Electron Currents in a CD Target, R. Hanayama
CLES9 High Energy Density Physics with High Intensity Laser, Chair: Y.-T. Li, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
13:30 - 14:00 Nuclear physics with laser-accelerated ion beams and progress in proton fast ignition, M. Roth
14:00 - 14:30 Integrated Modeling of Short-Pulse Laser-Plasma Interactions with Buried-Layer Targets, M. Sherlock
14:30 - 15:00 Electron-positron pair production in HED plasmas, E. Hill
15:00 - 15:30 New approach to experimantal observation of the Breit-Wheeler pair generation process, X. Ribeyre
CLES10 Fuel Assembly Production, Chair: D. Batani, CELIA, Univ. of Bordeaux, France
16:00 - 16:30 Flash x-ray radiography of high density spherical targets for fast-ignition, H. Sawada
16:30 - 16:45 Effect of high energy X-ray on the indirect drive ablative RT instability, B. Xu
16:45 - 17:00 Double-shell target design and experiments on SGIII facility, Z. Dai
17:00 - 17:15 A new tuning method of the low-mode asymmetry for ignition capsule implosions, J. Gu
17:15 - 17:30 Shock velocity measurement using frequency domain interferometer with chirped pulse laser, K. Ishii
17:30 - 17:45 Phase transition in single crystal yttria-stabilized zirconia by ultra-intense laser-driven compression, Y. Nishimura

20th May 2016
CLES11 Integrated experiment and simulation, Chair: H. Nagatomo, Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka Univ., Japan
9:00 - 9:30 Shock Ignition Experiments on OMEGA Facility, R. Betti
9:30 - 10:00 Laser-Plasma Interaction and Shock Generation in the Shock-Ignition Intensity Regime, D. Batani
10:00 - 10:30 Direct Drive Fast Ignition Experiments on SG-‡UUp Laser Facility, W. Wang
CLES12 Electron Generation, Chair: F. Beg, Univ. of California at San Diego, USA
11:00 - 11:30 Properties of Fast Electrons Emitted in Intense Laser-Solid Interaction Experiments, D. Neely
11:30 - 12:00 Optimization of Electron Energy Distribution by Reducing Preformed Plasma Generation for Fast Ignition Scheme, Y. Arikawa
12:00 - 12:15 Energy Distribution oF Fast Electrons Generated with Relativistic Intensity Laser Depending on Pulse Duration, S. Kojima
12:15 - 12:30 Hot Electron Behavior in Targets Observed by the Electron Spectral Meter on FIREX, T. Ozaki
CLES13 Super Penetration and NIF Status and Prospects, Chair: H. Shiraga, Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka Univ.
13:30 - 14:00 Relativistic Laser Self-Focusing Approach toward Fast Ignition, K. Tanaka
14:00 - 14:30 Status of the Ignition Program on the National Ignition Facility, P. Patel
CLES14 High Intensity Laser Development, Chair: H. Shiraga, Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka Univ.
14:30 - 14:45 SThe Challenge and Opportunity for High Power Laser Facility Development, J.-Q. Zhu
14:45 - 15:00 Diagnostics for High Power Laser in SG II Facility, X. Ouyan
15:00- 15:30 Ultrahigh, Efficiency Exawatt Technology for Full-Scale Fast Ignition, C. Barty
16:00 - 17:30 Summary
17:30 - 17:45 Clothing Remarks