High-brightness, stable electron beams from a laser wakefield accelerator operating in the matched regime

Sudeep Banerjee, Nathan Powers, Vidya Ramanathan, Nate C. Smith, K. Zhao, B. Shadwick, D. Umstadter

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Abstract

400MeV quasi-monoenergetic electron beams are produced from a wakefield driven by 70 TW, 30 fs laser pulses. To our knowledge, these beams have the highest brightness to date from any laser accelerator, and 1-2% stability.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009
StatePublished - 2009
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 31 2009Jun 5 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/31/096/5/09

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Banerjee, S., Powers, N., Ramanathan, V., Smith, N. C., Zhao, K., Shadwick, B., & Umstadter, D. (2009). High-brightness, stable electron beams from a laser wakefield accelerator operating in the matched regime. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).