Characterisation of electron beams from laser-driven particle accelerators

Enrico Brunetti, Grace Manahan, Richard Shanks, Mohammad Islam, Bernhard Ersfeld, Maria Pia Anania, Silvia Cipiccia, Riju Issac, Gregory Vieux, Gregor H. Welsh, Mark Wiggins, Dino Jaroszynski

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


The development, understanding and application of laser-driven particle accelerators require accurate measurements of the beam properties, in particular emittance, energy spread and bunch length. Here we report measurements and simulations showing that laser wakefield accelerators can produce beams of quality comparable to conventional linear accelerators.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAIP Conference Proceedings
Subtitle of host publicationAdvanced Accelerator Concepts Workshop
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2012


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