Foam targets have gained considerable importance over the last decade in laser–matter interaction. They find widespread applications such as in inertial confinement fusion and secondary sources for particles and radiation. At the same time, the advent of high repetition-rate laser systems, be they short-pulse in the tens of femtosecond regime or in the kilo-Joule nanosecond regime, calls for equally high repetition rate targetry systems. A well-established repetition-rate targetry system is the tape target. In this article, we present the successful marriage of a tape target delivery system with 3D-printed foam targets produced by two photon polymerization.

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