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24 April 2019 Design of a double dipole electron spectrometer
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With the increase of laser power at facilities reaching petawatt-level, there is a need for accurate electron beam diagnostics of the laser wakefield accelerator (LWFA), which are becoming important tools for a wide range of applications including high field physics. Electrons in the range of several 100s of GeV are expected at these power levels. Precise diagnostic systems are required to enable applications such as advanced radiation sources. Accurate measurement of the energy spread of electron beams will help pave the way towards LWFA based free-electron lasers and plasma based coherent radiation sources. We propose an innovative double dipole spectrometer suitable for characterizing bunches produced using a petawatt class laser.
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Antoine Maitrallain, Bas van der Geer, Marieke de Loos, Grace Manahan, S. Mark Wiggins, Wentao Li, Mohammed Shahzad, Roman Spesyvtsev, Giorgio Battaglia, Gregory Vieux, Enrico Brunetti, and Dino A. Jaroszynski "Design of a double dipole electron spectrometer", Proc. SPIE 11037, Laser Acceleration of Electrons, Protons, and Ions V, 1103711 (24 April 2019); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2522782
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