Electron injection into a capillary laser wakefield accelerator

Mark Wiggins, M. R. Islam, G. Vieux, G. H. Welsh, S. Abuazoum, E. Brunetti, S. Cipiccia, B. Ersfeld, D. W. Grant, C. Ciocarlan, D. A. Jaroszynski

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The role played by self-focusing of a high-intensity femtosecond laser in the entrance plume of a gas-filled capillary discharge waveguide is investigated for laser-plasma wakefield acceleration of electrons.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557529992
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2014 - San Jose, CA, United Kingdom
Duration: 8 Jun 201413 Jun 2014


ConferenceCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2014
CountryUnited Kingdom
CitySan Jose, CA



  • laser wakefield accelerator
  • electrons
  • femtosecond laser

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Wiggins, M., Islam, M. R., Vieux, G., Welsh, G. H., Abuazoum, S., Brunetti, E., ... Jaroszynski, D. A. (2014). Electron injection into a capillary laser wakefield accelerator. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers Optical Society of America.