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. G. Manahan, C. Aniculaesei, W. Allan Gillespie, Allan M. MacLeod, D. A. Jaroszynski

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Abstract

Very stable, high quality electron beams (current ~ 10 kA, energy spread <1%, emittance ~ 1π mm mrad) have been generated in a laser-plasma accelerator driven by 25 TW femtosecond laser pulses.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2010 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS)
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ
Number of pages2
StatePublished - 1 Jul 2010
Event2010 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics - San Jose, United States

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Conference2010 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Abbreviated titleCLEO
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period16/05/1021/05/10

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Wiggins, S. M., Shanks, R. P., Issac, R. C., Welsh, G. H., Anania, M. P., Brunetti, E., ... Jaroszynski, D. A. (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) Piscataway, NJ.

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. G.; Aniculaesei, C.; Gillespie, W. Allan; MacLeod, Allan M.; Jaroszynski, D. A. / High quality electron beams from a laser wakefield accelerator.

2010 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS). Piscataway, NJ, 2010.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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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 2010 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS). Piscataway, NJ. 2010.