Progress in laser wakefield acceleration with few-cycle lasers

Laszlo Veisz, Karl Schmid, Alexander Buck, Chris Sears, Julia Mikhailova, Raphael Tautz, Daniel Herrmann, Michael Geissler, Ferenc Krausz

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Abstract

We present a novel method of controlled electron injection from the background plasma into a laser driven plasma wave using a μm - scale density transition. Substantial quality improvements on the monoenergetic electron beam are demonstrated. Furthermore we discuss the rms transverse emittance measurement results of the generated electron bunch.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAdvanced Accelerator Concepts - 14th Advanced Accelerator Concepts Workshop, AAC
Pages156-160
Number of pages5
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010
Externally publishedYes
Event14th Workshop on Advanced Accelerator Concepts, AAC - Annapolis, MD, United States
Duration: Jun 13 2010Jun 19 2010

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
Volume1299
ISSN (Print)0094-243X
ISSN (Electronic)1551-7616

Other

Other14th Workshop on Advanced Accelerator Concepts, AAC
CountryUnited States
CityAnnapolis, MD
Period6/13/106/19/10

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

Keywords

  • Nonlinear optics
  • Parametric processes
  • Plasmas

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    Veisz, L., Schmid, K., Buck, A., Sears, C., Mikhailova, J., Tautz, R., Herrmann, D., Geissler, M., & Krausz, F. (2010). Progress in laser wakefield acceleration with few-cycle lasers. In Advanced Accelerator Concepts - 14th Advanced Accelerator Concepts Workshop, AAC (pp. 156-160). (AIP Conference Proceedings; Vol. 1299). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3520305