Overview of plasma lens experiments and recent results at SPARC_LAB

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Chiadroni, E.; Anania, M. P.; Bellaveglia, M.; Biagioni, A.; Bisesto, F.; Brentegani, E.; Cardelli, F.; Cianchi, A.; Costa, G.; Di Giovenale, D.; Di Pirro, G.; Ferrario, M.; Filippi, F.; Gallo, A.; Giribono, A.; Marocchino, A.; Mostacci, A.; Piersanti, L.; Pompili, R.; Rosenzweig, J. B.; Rossi, A.; Scifo, J.; Shpakov, V.; Vaccarezza, C.; Villa, F.; Zigler, A.;
(2018)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2018.02.014
  • Subject: Driver beam removal; Extraction systems; Plasma acceleration; Plasma lens; Nuclear and High Energy Physics; Instrumentation | Physics - Accelerator Physics | Settore FIS/01 - Fisica Sperimentale | Plasma lens; Plasma acceleration; Extraction systems; Driver beam removal | Settore FIS/07 - Fisica Applicata(Beni Culturali, Ambientali, Biol.e Medicin)
    arxiv: Physics::Accelerator Physics | Physics::Space Physics

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