Background-free, quasi-monoenergetic electron beams from a self-injected laser wakefield accelerator

S. Banerjee, S. Kalmykov, N. Powers, V. Ramanathan, N. C. Smith, K. Brown, S. Chen, A. Moorthi, I. Ghebregziabher, C. Maharjan, B. Shadwick, D. Umstadter, A. Beck, E. Lefebvre, A. Cowan, D. Bruhwiler

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Abstract

Stable 200-400-MeV quasi-monoenergetic electron bunches (ΔE/E<10%), ∼10-pC charge, and no dark-current are produced when a self-injected laser plasma accelerator is optimized. PIC simulations demonstrate these beams are produced near the threshold for self-injection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2011 Int. Quantum Electr. Conf., IQEC 2011 Conf Lasers Electro-Optics, CLEO Pacific Rim 2011 Incorporating Australasian Conf. on Optics, Lasers Spectrosc. Australian Conf. Optical Fibre Technol.- Conf
Pages872-874
Number of pages3
DOIs
StatePublished - 2011
Event2011 International Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2011 and Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO Pacific Rim 2011 - Sydney, NSW, Australia
Duration: Aug 28 2011Sep 1 2011

Publication series

Name2011 Int. Quantum Electron. Conf., IQEC 2011 and Conf. Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO Pacific Rim 2011 Incorporating the Australasian Conf. Optics, Lasers and Spectroscopy and the Australian Conf.

Other

Other2011 International Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2011 and Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO Pacific Rim 2011
CountryAustralia
CitySydney, NSW
Period8/28/119/1/11

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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