Beam-channeled laser-wakefield accelerator

G. Shvets, N. J. Fisch

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Abstract

A hybrid of laser-wakefield and plasma-wakefield accelerators is proposed, in which an intense laser pulse is optically guided by a plasma channel created by the leading portion of a high-current, low-energy electron beam. This accelerator configuration appears to combine advantageously features of both laser-wakefield and plasma-wakefield accelerators.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6297-6300
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review E - Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics
Volume55
Issue number5 SUPPL. B
StatePublished - May 1 1997

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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