24-30 September 2017
La Biodola, Isola d'Elba
Europe/Rome timezone

Emittance of the accelerated electron bunch in two-stage AWAKE scenario

28 Sep 2017, 19:12
La Biodola, Isola d'Elba

La Biodola, Isola d'Elba

<a target="_blank" href=http://www.elba4star.it/en/>Hotel Hermitage</a>
talk WG1 - Electron Beams from Plasmas WG1_Parallel


Mr Vladimir Minakov (Budker Institute of nuclear physics)


AWAKE is a proton-driven plasma wakefield experiment at CERN. Its future goal is to demonstrate a good quality of the accelerated electron beam. One of possible options under consideration for this experiment is a two-stage scenario, in which the electron beam is injected between two plasma cells. In the first plasma cell, the proton beam self-modulates, and the second cell is dedicated for acceleration. Possible energies and emittances of test electron microbunches in this scenario are numerically studied. Effect of strong emittance blow-up is demonstrated and described. The dependence of this effect on the length of the vacuum gap is also studied with simulations.

Primary author

Mr Vladimir Minakov (Budker Institute of nuclear physics)


Prof. Konstantin Lotov (Novosibirsk State University) Mikael Tacu

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