31 July 2016 to 5 August 2016
Gaylord Hotel and Conference Center
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On the possibilities of LWFA in the self-guided nonlinear blowout regime for 15-100 Joule lasers

2 Aug 2016, 10:30
20m
Woodrow Wilson CD (Gaylord Hotel)

Woodrow Wilson CD

Gaylord Hotel

Oral Working Group 1 WG1

Speaker

Dr. Asher Davidson (UCLA)

Abstract

The recent implementation of the quasi-3D algorithm into OSIRIS now make it possible to study scaling laws for LWFAs operating in the blowout regime for higher laser energies. We find that self-guiding is possible to at least 26 Rayleigh lengths, reaching energies above 10GeV. We then study how to optimize the energy gain for fixed laser energy by shortening the pulse length and reducing the plasma density.

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Primary author

Dr. Asher Davidson (UCLA)

Co-authors

Mr. Adam Tableman (UCLA) Dr. Frank Tsung (UCLA) Dr. Warren Mori (UCLA) Dr. Weiming An (UCLA) Dr. Yu Peicheng (UCLA)

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