Nature Communications (2020-11-01)

High-resolution sampling of beam-driven plasma wakefields

  • S. Schröder,
  • C. A. Lindstrøm,
  • S. Bohlen,
  • G. Boyle,
  • R. D’Arcy,
  • S. Diederichs,
  • M. J. Garland,
  • P. Gonzalez,
  • A. Knetsch,
  • V. Libov,
  • P. Niknejadi,
  • Kris Põder,
  • L. Schaper,
  • B. Schmidt,
  • B. Sheeran,
  • G. Tauscher,
  • S. Wesch,
  • J. Zemella,
  • M. Zeng,
  • J. Osterhoff

DOI
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-19811-9
Journal volume & issue
Vol. 11, no. 1
pp. 1 – 6

Abstract

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Controlled particle acceleration in plasmas requires precise measurements of the excited wakefield. Here the authors report and demonstrate a high-resolution method to measure the effective longitudinal electric field of a beam-driven plasma-wakefield accelerator.