Progress in Laser Accelerator and Future Prospects
Tajima, Toshiki (editor)
Chen, Pisin (editor)
The Laser Wakefield Acceleration (LWFA) has advanced the accelerating gradient many orders of magnitude over the conventional technologies. Their application to high energy accelerators has been considered, while a new field of micrometric accelerators appears for medical applications.
Keywordslaser; wakefield; inhomogeneous plasma; acceleration; high energy; LWFA; fiber optics; medicine; brachytherapy; cancer; fiber laser; coherent beam combination; ion acceleration; laser wakefield; PIC simulation; phase velocity; group velocity; near critical density plasma; laser wakefield acceleration; beat wave; near-critical acceleration; endoscopic radiotherapy; laser wakefield accelerator; six-dimensional phase-space brightness; beam quality optimization; pulse compression; ultrashort lasers; ultrafast nonlinear optics; high power lasers; electron; photoneutron; high-repetition laser; few-cycle laser; intense laser; high-field science; laser plasma; laser wake wave; QED critical field; AnaBHEL (Analog Black Hole Evaporation via Lasers); Hawking radiation; information loss paradox; relativistic flying mirror; high quality; monoenergetic; laser-driven; plasma; low divergence; particle-in-cell; instability; steep front; plasma shutter; plasma wakefield acceleration; PWFA; compact particle acceleration; radiation sources; laser plasma acceleration; beamline; plasma lens; FLASH-radiotherapy; ion irradiation; vacuum laser acceleration; ponderomotive force; n/a
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Publication date and placeBasel, 2023
Research & information: general