03
JUL
2017

Non-invasive beam profile monitor based on supersonic gas jet

Dr. Hao Zhang of the University of Liverpool Non-interceptive beam profile monitors are of great importance for many particle accelerators worldwide. Extra challenges are posed by high-energy, high-intensity machines and low energy low-intensity accelerators. For these applications, e
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03
JUL
2017

High power laser-driven dense GeV e-e+ pairs production

Prof. Tongpu Yu Visiting Professor at University of Strathclyde The Breit-Wheeler (BW) process can be triggered by high power lasers. However, the straightforward laser-laser colliding for copious numbers of pair creation requires light intensities several orders of magnitude higher t
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20
JUN
2016

CLARA: From ideas to reality

Prof. Brian McNeil of the University of Strathclyde Short wavelength FELs are in their infancy. Current XFEL facilities are the equivalent of the first conventional ruby and early gas lasers. If built today, the proposed CLARA FEL test facility would be a unique resource able to test
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13
JUN
2016

Laser-driven ion acceleration from ultra thin foil targets

Prof. Paul McKenna of the University of Strathclyde Recent progress in high power laser technology enables laser intensities up to 10^21 W/cm^2 to be achieved. Such lasers are now available in a number of laboratories worldwide. Typical pulses have durations from tens to hundreds of f
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19
MAY
2016

Quantum Sensors for Fundamental and Information Science

Prof. Swapan Chattopadhyay Distinguished Scientist and Director’s Senior Leadership Team, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, USA and Presidential Chair of Research, Scholarship and Artistry, Director of Accelerator Research Northern Illinois University, USA   Tremendous advances h
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19
MAY
2016

Microwave suppression of surface resistance and dissipation limits in superconducting resonator cavities at strong RF fields.

Prof. Alexander Gurevich Old Dominion University, Department of Physics, Norfolk, VA 23529, USA Microwave suppression of surface resistance Rs(w,Ha)  in the Meissner state of  superconductors under strong electromagnetic fields H(t) = Hacos(wt) at low temperatures T << Tc is dis
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25
APR
2016

Terahertz Acceleration and Sub-Femtosecond X-ray Production

Prof. Franz X Kartner Center for Free-Electron Laser Science, DESY, and Department of Physics, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany We report on experimental advances towards the development of a compact high-brilliance sub-femtosecond relativistic electron source based entirely on
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02
NOV
2015

Activities on Beam Driven Plasma Wakefield Acceleration

Dr Oznur Mete of the University of Manchester The particle accelerator community is in pursuit of advanced technologies that will allow more efficient, compact and cost-effective accelerators. Developing such technologies will open a new era for particle colliders as well as for medic
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03
MAR
2015

Micromanaging laser-plasma interactions for fast accelerator science

Dr Nicholas Matlis Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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22
JAN
2015

A new type of Optical Transition Radiation beam size diagnostics with sub micrometer resolution

Dr Pavel Karataev John Adams Institute at Royal Holloway University of London – Department of Physics
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