8 May 1996 Design for a GeV/m laser-driven electron accelerator
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We propose a dielectric-based, multistaged, laser-driven electron linear accelerometer microstructure operating in a vacuum that is capable of accelerating electrons to 1 TeV in one kilometer. Our study shows that a GeV/m gradient is achievable using two 100 fsec focused crossed-laser-beams, repeated every 300 micrometers , operated at a peak power of 0.2 GW and an energy density of less than 2J/cm2 on the accelerator structure.
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Yen-Chieh Huang, Yen-Chieh Huang, Robert L. Byer, Robert L. Byer, } "Design for a GeV/m laser-driven electron accelerator", Proc. SPIE 2701, Generation, Amplification, and Measurement of Ultrashort Laser Pulses III, (8 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239713; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.239713

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