publication . Article . 2014

Issues with Phase Space Characterization of Laser-plasma Generated Electron Beams☆

Luca Serafini;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2014 Journal: Physics Procedia (issn: 18753892, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier B.V.
  • Country: Italy
Abstract Plasma acceleration is the new frontier in particle beam accelerators. Using the strong electric fields inside a plasma it is possible to achieve accelerating gradients orders of magnitude larger with respect to current technologies. Different schemes, using completely different approaches, have been proposed and several already tested, producing beams of energy up to several GeV. Regardless of the technique used for acceleration a precise determination of the output beam parameters is mandatory for the fine tuning of the process. The measurement of these parameters, in particular the beam distribution in transverse and longitudinal phase space, is not ...
arXiv: Physics::Accelerator Physics
free text keywords: Beam diagnostic, Plasma acceleration, Emittance measurement, beam diagnostic; plasma acceleration; emittance measurement, Settore FIS/01 - Fisica Sperimentale, Physics and Astronomy(all), General Physics and Astronomy
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Enhanced European Coordination for Accelerator Research & Development
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 312453
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP4 | INFRA
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