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 publication2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009
StatePublished - Nov 16 2009
Event2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: Jun 2 2009Jun 4 2009

Publication series

Name2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009

Other

Other2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period6/2/096/4/09

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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    Banerjee, S., Powers, N., Ramanathan, V., C.-Smith, N., Zhao, K., Shadwick, B., & Umstadter, D. (2009). High-brightness, stable electron beams from a laser wakefield accelerator operating in the matched regime. In 2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009 [5224898] (2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009).