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Electron injection into a capillary laser wakefield accelerator

Wiggins, Mark and Islam, M. R. and Vieux, G. and Welsh, G. H. and Abuazoum, S. and Brunetti, E. and Cipiccia, S. and Ersfeld, B. and Grant, D. W. and Ciocarlan, C. and Jaroszynski, D. A. (2014) Electron injection into a capillary laser wakefield accelerator. In: Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America. ISBN 9781557529992

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Abstract

The role played by self-focusing of a high-intensity femtosecond laser in the entrance plume of a gas-filled capillary discharge waveguide is investigated for laser-plasma wakefield acceleration of electrons.