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

Research Towards Hybrid Accelerators

28 Sep 2017, 18:54
18m
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

Speaker

Mr Max Gilljohann (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)

Description

Beam-driven wakefield accelerators have various advantages over laser-driven wakefield accelerators, but the requirements on the particle driver are challenging and met by only a few large-scale accelerators worldwide. However, electron beams from a laser-plasma accelerator are usually inherently well suitable as a driver, which potentially allows studying the physics of beam-driven wakefield acceleration in small-scale laser facilities. In this talk we present the first direct observation of laser-accelerated electron bunches driving their own wakefields in an independent gas target, which is a first step towards a table-top plasma wakefield accelerator. Furthermore, we show measurements of a controlled injection technique that can be used to generate stable driver and witness bunches, for which simulations indicate the possibility of actual beam-driven wakefield acceleration of the witness bunch in our upcoming experiments.

Primary author

Mr Max Gilljohann (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)

Co-authors

Dr Andreas Döpp (LMU / MPQ) Hao Ding (LMU München) Johannes Goetzfried (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich) Mr Johannes Wenz (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) Mr Konstantin Khrennikov (Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (LMU), Max-Planck-Institute for Quantum Optics(MPQ)) Dr Matthias Heigoldt (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Am Coulombwall 1, 85748 Garching, Germany) Sabine Schindler (LMU München) Prof. Simon Hooker (University of Oxford) Prof. Stefan Karsch (LMU Munich)

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