Scottish Centre for the Application of Plasma-based Accelerators (SCAPA)

Facility/equipment: Facility

  • Location

    United Kingdom

Equipments Details


The SCAPA research centre is a major initiative within the Scottish Universities Physics Alliance (SUPA). Facilities include state-of-the-art laser laboratories, laser-driven plasma accelerators and radiation sources. Research is focused on the development and application of next generation accelerator technology.

Fingerprint Explore the research areas in which this equipment has been used. These labels are generated based on the related outputs. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Research Output

    • 2 Conference contribution book

    Application programmes at the Scottish centre for the application of plasma-based accelerators (SCAPA)

    Wiggins, S. M., Boyd, M., Brunetti, E., Butler, N. M. H., Feehan, J. S., Gray, R. J., Hidding, B., Ireland, D. G., Li, W., Maitrallain, A., Manahan, G. G., McKenna, P., O'Donnell, D., Scheck, M., Shahzad, M., Sheng, Z-M., Spesyvtsev, R., Vieux, G., Watts, D. P., Welsh, G. H. & 3 others, Wilson, R., Zachariou, N. & Jaroszynski, D. A., 24 Apr 2019, Proceedings of SPIE. Hur, M. & Jaroszynski, D. A. (eds.). Bellingham, Washington, Vol. 11036. 11 p. 110360T

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    62 Downloads (Pure)

    Design of a double dipole electron spectrometer

    Maitrallain, A., van der Geer, B., de Loos, M., Manahan, G., Wiggins, S. M., Li, W., Shahzad, M., Spesyvtsev, R., Battaglia, G., Vieux, G., Brunetti, E. & Jaroszynski, D., 24 Apr 2019, SPIE Optics + Optoelectronics: Laser Acceleration of Electrons, Protons, and Ions V. Esarey, E., Schroeder, C. B. & Schreiber, J. (eds.). Bellingham, Washington , Vol. 11037. 10 p. 1103711

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

    Open Access
  • 53 Downloads (Pure)


    SCAPA 40TW laser

    Gregor H. Welsh (Manager)


    Facility/equipment: Equipment


    SCAPA Management Executive Committee Meeting (Event)

    Mark Wiggins (Chair)
    21 Jun 2017

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

    SUPA Annual Gathering 2017

    Mark Wiggins (Participant)
    10 May 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course