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Title: Acceleration of an electron bunch injected in front of a laser pulse generating an accelerating wake wave

Abstract

A study is made of a promising method for injecting an electron bunch into an accelerating laser-plasma system. A bunch is injected ahead of the front of a laser pulse generating a wake wave that propagates in a direction collinear with the pulse and has a velocity lower than the pulse group velocity. The influence of the initial nonmonoenergetic character of the bunch on its trapping and acceleration is investigated. By appropriately choosing the laser pulse parameters and the bunch injection energy, it is possible to create such conditions for the trapping of an initially nonmonoenergetic bunch by the wake wave that, over a certain acceleration distance, there will be no energy spread of the bunch due to its initial nonmonoenergetic character, a circumstance that allows compact electron bunches to be accelerated to high energies, with a minimum energy spread.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Russian Academy of Sciences, Joined Institute for High Temperatures (Russian Federation)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22047548
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Plasma Physics Reports
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 37; Journal Issue: 3; Other Information: Copyright (c) 2011 Pleiades Publishing, Ltd.; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 1063-780X
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; ACCELERATION; BEAM INJECTION; BEAM-PLASMA SYSTEMS; ELECTRON BEAMS; ELECTRONS; LASERS; PLASMA; PULSES; TRAPPING

Citation Formats

Kuznetsov, S V. Acceleration of an electron bunch injected in front of a laser pulse generating an accelerating wake wave. United States: N. p., 2011. Web. doi:10.1134/S1063780X1103007X.
Kuznetsov, S V. Acceleration of an electron bunch injected in front of a laser pulse generating an accelerating wake wave. United States. https://doi.org/10.1134/S1063780X1103007X
Kuznetsov, S V. Tue . "Acceleration of an electron bunch injected in front of a laser pulse generating an accelerating wake wave". United States. https://doi.org/10.1134/S1063780X1103007X.
@article{osti_22047548,
title = {Acceleration of an electron bunch injected in front of a laser pulse generating an accelerating wake wave},
author = {Kuznetsov, S V},
abstractNote = {A study is made of a promising method for injecting an electron bunch into an accelerating laser-plasma system. A bunch is injected ahead of the front of a laser pulse generating a wake wave that propagates in a direction collinear with the pulse and has a velocity lower than the pulse group velocity. The influence of the initial nonmonoenergetic character of the bunch on its trapping and acceleration is investigated. By appropriately choosing the laser pulse parameters and the bunch injection energy, it is possible to create such conditions for the trapping of an initially nonmonoenergetic bunch by the wake wave that, over a certain acceleration distance, there will be no energy spread of the bunch due to its initial nonmonoenergetic character, a circumstance that allows compact electron bunches to be accelerated to high energies, with a minimum energy spread.},
doi = {10.1134/S1063780X1103007X},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/22047548}, journal = {Plasma Physics Reports},
issn = {1063-780X},
number = 3,
volume = 37,
place = {United States},
year = {2011},
month = {3}
}