High quality electron beams from a laser wakefield accelerator

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

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Abstract

Very stable, high quality electron beams (current ~ 10 kA, energy spread <1%, emittance ~ 1 p mm mrad) have been generated in a laser-plasma accelerator driven by 25 TW femtosecond laser pulses.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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Wiggins, S. M., Shanks, R. P., Issac, R. C., Welsh, G. H., Anania, M. P., Brunetti, E., ... MacLeod, A. M. (2010). High quality electron beams from a laser wakefield accelerator. In Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
Wiggins, S.M. ; Shanks, R.P. ; Issac, R.C. ; Welsh, G.H. ; Anania, M.P. ; Brunetti, E. ; Vieux, G. ; Cipiccia, S. ; Ersfeld, B. ; Islam, M. R. ; Burgess, R.T.L. ; Manahan, G. ; Aniculaesei, C. ; Jaroszynski, D.A. ; Gillespie, W.A. ; MacLeod, A.M. / High quality electron beams from a laser wakefield accelerator. Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010. 2010.
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Wiggins SM, Shanks RP, Issac RC, Welsh GH, Anania MP, Brunetti E et al. High quality electron beams from a laser wakefield accelerator. In Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010. 2010