Sep 24 – 30, 2017
La Biodola, Isola d'Elba
Europe/Rome timezone

Possible experiments using dielectric-loaded waveguides on the ARES linac

Sep 25, 2017, 7:30 PM
Parking Area, Hotel Hermitage

Parking Area, Hotel Hermitage

poster WG3 - Electron Beams from Electromagnetic Structures, Including Dielectric and Laser-driven Structures Wine and Poster Session 1(WG1-WG2-WG3-WG8)


Dr thomas vinatier (DESY)


The ARES S-band linac, intended to be started at the beginning of 2018, will be the central part of the SINBAD (Short and INnovative Bunches At Desy) platform at DESY and aims to be a test bench for various types of novel acceleration schemes (plasma, THz, optical, etc.). In this paper, we present experiments using dielectric-loaded waveguides (DLWs) which are intended to be performed on the ARES linac. These experiments first aim at gaining experience for the AXSIS project, by testing the transmission of a low energy (lower than 5 MeV) electron bunch with a few pC of charge through a DLW and by proving the possibility of a significant energy gain (higher than 1 MeV) in a DLW driven by a multicycle THz pulse. The experiments also aim at using the DLWs as diagnostics devices for fs bunch lengths measurements (passive streaking by bunch-induced transverse wakefields, tomographic reconstruction using bunch energy spectra, etc.).

Primary author

Dr thomas vinatier (DESY)


Barbara Marchetti (DESY) Dr Francois Lemery (CFEL) Dr Ralph Assmann (DESY) Mr Ulrich Dorda (DESY)

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