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. A. Gillespie, A. 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
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2010
    Event2010 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics - San Jose McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, United States
    Duration: 16 May 201021 May 2010

    Conference

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

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