Translator Disclaimer
5 March 1999 Experimental approach to laser-driven monochromatic electron accelerators
Author Affiliations +
Proceedings Volume 3735, ICONO '98: Ultrafast Phenomena and Interaction of Superstrong Laser Fields with Matter: Nonlinear Optics and High-Field Physics; (1999) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.341463
Event: ICONO '98: Laser Spectroscopy and Optical Diagnostics: Novel Trends and Applications in Laser Chemistry, Biophysics, and Biomedicine, 1998, Moscow, Russian Federation
Abstract
Practical meaningful mono-energetic laser accelerator requires the electron bunch to be within a small proportion of the period of the accelerating field. By two laser accelerator schemes, we exemplify how the emerging picosecond terawatt (ps-TW) CO2 laser technology helps to satisfy this requirement. These include: a staged electron laser accelerator (STELLA) experiment, which is being conducted at the Brookhaven Accelerator Test Facility (ATF), and a prospective laser wakefield accelerator (LWFA), where ps-TW CO2 laser may offer noticeable advantages over more conventional T3 solid-state lasers.
© (1999) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Igor V. Pogorelsky, Wayne D. Kimura, David C. Quimby, Nikolai E. Andreev, and Sergei V. Kuznetsov "Experimental approach to laser-driven monochromatic electron accelerators", Proc. SPIE 3735, ICONO '98: Ultrafast Phenomena and Interaction of Superstrong Laser Fields with Matter: Nonlinear Optics and High-Field Physics, (5 March 1999); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.341463
PROCEEDINGS
12 PAGES


SHARE
Advertisement
Advertisement
RELATED CONTENT

RF-excited CO2 waveguide laser in pulse regime
Proceedings of SPIE (October 04 2000)
First picosecond terawatt CO2 laser
Proceedings of SPIE (December 30 1998)
HiPER laser from capsule design to the laser reference...
Proceedings of SPIE (February 18 2011)
Electron Beams For Pulsed Lasers
Proceedings of SPIE (August 17 1978)
Proton and x ray beams generated by ultra fast...
Proceedings of SPIE (May 25 2011)

Back to Top