High-brightness, stable electron beams from a laser wakefield accelerator operating in the matched regime

Sudeep Banerjee, Nathan Powers, Vidya Ramanathan, Nate C. Smith, K. Zhao, B. Shadwick, Donald P Umstadter

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Abstract

400MeV quasi-monoenergetic electron beams are produced from a wakefield driven by 70 TW, 30 fs laser pulses. To our knowledge, these beams have the highest brightness to date from any laser accelerator, and 1-2% stability.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528698
StatePublished - Jan 1 2009
EventInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 31 2009Jun 5 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/31/096/5/09

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Particle accelerators
Luminance
Electron beams
Laser pulses
brightness
accelerators
electron beams
Lasers
lasers
pulses

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Banerjee, S., Powers, N., Ramanathan, V., Smith, N. C., Zhao, K., Shadwick, B., & Umstadter, D. P. (2009). High-brightness, stable electron beams from a laser wakefield accelerator operating in the matched regime. In International Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.

High-brightness, stable electron beams from a laser wakefield accelerator operating in the matched regime. / Banerjee, Sudeep; Powers, Nathan; Ramanathan, Vidya; Smith, Nate C.; Zhao, K.; Shadwick, B.; Umstadter, Donald P.

International Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009. Optical Society of America, 2009. (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).

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

Banerjee, S, Powers, N, Ramanathan, V, Smith, NC, Zhao, K, Shadwick, B & Umstadter, DP 2009, High-brightness, stable electron beams from a laser wakefield accelerator operating in the matched regime. in International Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009. Optics InfoBase Conference Papers, Optical Society of America, International Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009, Baltimore, MD, United States, 5/31/09.
Banerjee S, Powers N, Ramanathan V, Smith NC, Zhao K, Shadwick B et al. High-brightness, stable electron beams from a laser wakefield accelerator operating in the matched regime. In International Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009. Optical Society of America. 2009. (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).
Banerjee, Sudeep ; Powers, Nathan ; Ramanathan, Vidya ; Smith, Nate C. ; Zhao, K. ; Shadwick, B. ; Umstadter, Donald P. / High-brightness, stable electron beams from a laser wakefield accelerator operating in the matched regime. International Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009. Optical Society of America, 2009. (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).
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