Petawatt High-Energy Laser for Heavy Ion EXperiments (UNILAC-PHELIX)
https://www.gsi.de/en/work/research/appamml/plasma_physicsphelix/phelix.htm?nr=%252Fproc%252Fself%252F%2527
Core Data
Identification
Hosting Legal Entity
Helmholtz Association
Address:
Germany
Location
Planckstrasse 1, GSI-Darmstadt, Darmstadt, PO: 64291 (Germany)
Structure
Type Of RI
Single-sited
Coordinating Country
Germany
Status
Status
Current Status:
Operational since 2008
Scientific Description
Mission and objectives
PHELIX is a laser facility offering beamtime for users in the realm of plasma and atomic physics. The facility is funded by the Federal Republic of Germany and the state of Hesse. Beamtime is granted to users from around the world based on the recommendation of an international review committee.

RI Keywords
Laser high-energy, Astrophysics, Atomic physics, Plasma physics
Classifications
RI Category
Intense Light Sources
High Energy Physics Facilities
Scientific Domain
Chemistry and Material Sciences
Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Mathematics
Services
Access to Beamtime

Access to the facility including support for experiment design and preparation - the GSI campus also offers a guest office, a guest house, and support from its IT and mechanical workshop.

Equipment
Target chamber

Three target areas, depending on the type of experiment, inclusive laser alignment diagnostics and a basic set of diagnostics for particle and x-ray detection.

Additional Data
Collaborations
Networks
LASERLAB Europe