High quality electron beams from a laser wakefield accelerator

M. Wiggins, R. Shanks, R. Issac, G. Welsh, M. P. Anania, E. Brunetti, G. Vieux, S. Cipiccia, B. Ersfeld, R. Islam, R. Burgess, G. Manahan, C. Aniculaesei, A. Gillespie, A. MacLeod, D. Jaroszynski

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    Abstract

    Very stable, high quality electron beams (current similar to 10 kA, energy spread < 1%, emittance similar to 1 pi mm mrad) have been generated in a laser-plasma accelerator driven by 25 TW femtosecond laser pulses. (C) 2010 Optical Society of America

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publication2010 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS)
    Place of PublicationNEW YORK
    PublisherIEEE Computer Society
    Pages-
    Number of pages2
    ISBN (Print)978-1-55752-890-2
    Publication statusPublished - 2010
    EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS) - San Jose
    Duration: 16 May 201021 May 2010
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    Conference

    ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS)
    Abbreviated titleCLEO/QELS 2010
    CitySan Jose
    Period16/05/1021/05/10
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    Wiggins, M., Shanks, R., Issac, R., Welsh, G., Anania, M. P., Brunetti, E., Vieux, G., Cipiccia, S., Ersfeld, B., Islam, R., Burgess, R., Manahan, G., Aniculaesei, C., Gillespie, A., MacLeod, A., & Jaroszynski, D. (2010). High quality electron beams from a laser wakefield accelerator. In 2010 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS) (pp. -). IEEE Computer Society. http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=QELS-2010-JFB6