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Title: Terahertz-based subfemtosecond metrology of relativistic electron beams

Abstract

We demonstrate single-shot temporal characterization of relativistic electron bunches using single-cycle terahertz (THz) field streaking. A transverse deflecting structure consisting of a metal slit enables efficient coupling of the THz field and electron bunch. The intrinsically stable carrier envelope phase and strong gradient of the THz pulses allow simultaneous, self-calibrated determination of the time-of-arrival with subfemtosecond precision and bunch duration with single-femtosecond precision, respectively, opening up new opportunities for ultrafast electron diffraction as well as accelerator technologies in general.

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Research Org.:
SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1489727
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1493343
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-76SF00515
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review Accelerators and Beams
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Physical Review Accelerators and Beams Journal Volume: 22 Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 2469-9888
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS

Citation Formats

Li, R. K., Hoffmann, M. C., Nanni, E. A., Glenzer, S. H., Kozina, M. E., Lindenberg, A. M., Ofori-Okai, B. K., Reid, A. H., Shen, X., Weathersby, S. P., Yang, J., Zajac, M., and Wang, X. J. Terahertz-based subfemtosecond metrology of relativistic electron beams. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevAccelBeams.22.012803.
Li, R. K., Hoffmann, M. C., Nanni, E. A., Glenzer, S. H., Kozina, M. E., Lindenberg, A. M., Ofori-Okai, B. K., Reid, A. H., Shen, X., Weathersby, S. P., Yang, J., Zajac, M., & Wang, X. J. Terahertz-based subfemtosecond metrology of relativistic electron beams. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevAccelBeams.22.012803.
Li, R. K., Hoffmann, M. C., Nanni, E. A., Glenzer, S. H., Kozina, M. E., Lindenberg, A. M., Ofori-Okai, B. K., Reid, A. H., Shen, X., Weathersby, S. P., Yang, J., Zajac, M., and Wang, X. J. Mon . "Terahertz-based subfemtosecond metrology of relativistic electron beams". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevAccelBeams.22.012803.
@article{osti_1489727,
title = {Terahertz-based subfemtosecond metrology of relativistic electron beams},
author = {Li, R. K. and Hoffmann, M. C. and Nanni, E. A. and Glenzer, S. H. and Kozina, M. E. and Lindenberg, A. M. and Ofori-Okai, B. K. and Reid, A. H. and Shen, X. and Weathersby, S. P. and Yang, J. and Zajac, M. and Wang, X. J.},
abstractNote = {We demonstrate single-shot temporal characterization of relativistic electron bunches using single-cycle terahertz (THz) field streaking. A transverse deflecting structure consisting of a metal slit enables efficient coupling of the THz field and electron bunch. The intrinsically stable carrier envelope phase and strong gradient of the THz pulses allow simultaneous, self-calibrated determination of the time-of-arrival with subfemtosecond precision and bunch duration with single-femtosecond precision, respectively, opening up new opportunities for ultrafast electron diffraction as well as accelerator technologies in general.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevAccelBeams.22.012803},
journal = {Physical Review Accelerators and Beams},
number = 1,
volume = 22,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {1}
}

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