Performance of solenoids versus quadrupoles in focusing and energy selection of laser accelerated protons

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Ingo Hofmann;
(2013)
  • Publisher: American Physical Society
  • Journal: Physical Review Special Topics. Accelerators and Beams (issn: 1098-4402)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1103/PhysRevSTAB.16.041302
  • Subject: QC770-798 | Physics - Accelerator Physics | Physics - Medical Physics | Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity | Physics - Plasma Physics
    • ddc: ddc:530
    arxiv: Physics::Accelerator Physics

Using laser accelerated protons or ions for various applications—for example in particle therapy or short-pulse radiographic diagnostics—requires an effective method of focusing and energy selection. We derive an analytical scaling for the performance of a solenoid comp... View more
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