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Title: Producing multi-coloured bunches through beam-induced ionization injection in plasma wakefield accelerator

Abstract

Our work discusses the properties of electron beams formed in plasma wakefield accelerators through ionization injection. Specifically, the potential for generating a beam composed of co-located multi-colour beamlets is demonstrated in the case where the ionization is initiated by the evolving charge field of the drive beam itself. The physics of the processes of ionization and injection are explored through OSIRIS simulations. Experimental evidence showing similar features are presented from the data obtained in the E217 experiment at the FACET facility of the SLAC National Laboratory.

Authors:
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  1. Stony Brook Univ., NY (United States)
  2. Univ. of Oslo (Norway)
  3. Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA (United States)
  4. SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
  5. Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau (France)
  6. European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), Geneva (Switzerland)
  7. Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO (United States)
  8. Tsinghua Univ., Beijing (China)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP); European Research Council (ERC); National Science Foundation (NSF)
OSTI Identifier:
1547028
Grant/Contract Number:  
715807; OCI-1036224; PHY-1415386; PHY-1734315; ACI-1339893; PHY-0960344; SC0010064; SC0008491; SC0008316; AC02-76SF00515
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. A, Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 377; Journal Issue: 2151; Journal ID: ISSN 1364-503X
Publisher:
The Royal Society Publishing
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY; plasma; accelerators; particle beams; injection; ionization

Citation Formats

Vafaei-Najafabadi, Navid, Amorim, L. D., Adli, E., An, W., Clarke, C. I., Clayton, C. E., Corde, S., Gessner, S., Green, S. Z., Hogan, M. J., Joshi, C., Kononenko, O., Lindstrøm, C. A., Litos, M., Lu, W., Marsh, K. A., Mori, W. B., San Miguel Claveria, P., O'Shea, B., Raj, G., Storey, D., White, G., Xu, Xinlu, and Yakimenko, V. Producing multi-coloured bunches through beam-induced ionization injection in plasma wakefield accelerator. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1098/rsta.2018.0184.
Vafaei-Najafabadi, Navid, Amorim, L. D., Adli, E., An, W., Clarke, C. I., Clayton, C. E., Corde, S., Gessner, S., Green, S. Z., Hogan, M. J., Joshi, C., Kononenko, O., Lindstrøm, C. A., Litos, M., Lu, W., Marsh, K. A., Mori, W. B., San Miguel Claveria, P., O'Shea, B., Raj, G., Storey, D., White, G., Xu, Xinlu, & Yakimenko, V. Producing multi-coloured bunches through beam-induced ionization injection in plasma wakefield accelerator. United States. doi:10.1098/rsta.2018.0184.
Vafaei-Najafabadi, Navid, Amorim, L. D., Adli, E., An, W., Clarke, C. I., Clayton, C. E., Corde, S., Gessner, S., Green, S. Z., Hogan, M. J., Joshi, C., Kononenko, O., Lindstrøm, C. A., Litos, M., Lu, W., Marsh, K. A., Mori, W. B., San Miguel Claveria, P., O'Shea, B., Raj, G., Storey, D., White, G., Xu, Xinlu, and Yakimenko, V. Mon . "Producing multi-coloured bunches through beam-induced ionization injection in plasma wakefield accelerator". United States. doi:10.1098/rsta.2018.0184. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1547028.
@article{osti_1547028,
title = {Producing multi-coloured bunches through beam-induced ionization injection in plasma wakefield accelerator},
author = {Vafaei-Najafabadi, Navid and Amorim, L. D. and Adli, E. and An, W. and Clarke, C. I. and Clayton, C. E. and Corde, S. and Gessner, S. and Green, S. Z. and Hogan, M. J. and Joshi, C. and Kononenko, O. and Lindstrøm, C. A. and Litos, M. and Lu, W. and Marsh, K. A. and Mori, W. B. and San Miguel Claveria, P. and O'Shea, B. and Raj, G. and Storey, D. and White, G. and Xu, Xinlu and Yakimenko, V.},
abstractNote = {Our work discusses the properties of electron beams formed in plasma wakefield accelerators through ionization injection. Specifically, the potential for generating a beam composed of co-located multi-colour beamlets is demonstrated in the case where the ionization is initiated by the evolving charge field of the drive beam itself. The physics of the processes of ionization and injection are explored through OSIRIS simulations. Experimental evidence showing similar features are presented from the data obtained in the E217 experiment at the FACET facility of the SLAC National Laboratory.},
doi = {10.1098/rsta.2018.0184},
journal = {Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. A, Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences},
issn = {1364-503X},
number = 2151,
volume = 377,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {6}
}

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