Author: Castellano, M.
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MOPPR024 Non-intercepting Emittance Measurements by means of Optical Diffraction Radiation Interference for High Brightness Electron Beam 831
  • A. Cianchi
    Università di Roma II Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy
  • V. Balandin, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, G. Kube
    DESY, Hamburg, Germany
  • M. Castellano, E. Chiadroni
    INFN/LNF, Frascati (Roma), Italy
  • L. Catani
    INFN-Roma II, Roma, Italy
  Conventional intercepting transverse electron beam diagnostics, e.g. based on Optical Transition Radiation (OTR), cannot tolerate high power beams without remarkable mechanical damages of the diagnostics device. Optical Diffraction Radiation (ODR) is an excellent candidate for the measurements of the transverse phase space parameters in a non-intercepting way. One of the main limitations of this method is the low signal to noise ratio, mainly due to the unavoidable synchrotron radiation background. This problem can be overcome by using ODRI (Optical Diffraction Radiation Interference). In this case the beam goes through two slits opened on metallic foils, placed in a distance shorter than the radiation formation zone. Thanks to the shielding effect of the first screen a nearly background-free ODR interference pattern can be measured allowing the determination of the beam size and the angular divergence. Here we report the first measurements, carried out at FLASH (DESY, Germany), of the beam emittance using ODRI. Our results demonstrate the unique potential of this technique.  
WEEPPB002 Plasma Acceleration Experiment at SPARCLAB with External Injection 2169
  • L. Serafini, A. Bacci
    Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Milano, Italy
  • M. Bellaveglia, M. Castellano, E. Chiadroni, G. Di Pirro, M. Ferrario, A. Gallo, G. Gatti, A.R. Rossi, C. Vaccarezza
    INFN/LNF, Frascati (Roma), Italy
  • A. Cianchi
    Università di Roma II Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy
  • C. Maroli, V. Petrillo
    Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
  • A. Mostacci
    URLS, Rome, Italy
  • P. Tomassini
    Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
  At the SPARC-LAB facility of INFN-LNF we are installing two transport lines for ultra-short electron bunches and an ultra-intense laser pulses, generated by the SPARC photo-injector and by the FLAME laser in a synchronized fashion at the tens of fs level, to co-propagate inside a hydrogen filled glass capillary, in order to perform acceleration of the electron bunch by a plasma wave driven by the laser pulse. The main aim of this experiment is to demonstrate that a high brightness electron beam can be accelerated by a plasma wave without any significant degradation of its quality. A 10 pC electron bunch, 10 fs long is produced by SPARC and transported to injection into the capillary, which is 100 micron wide, at a gas density around 5*1017 ne/cm3 . The laser pulse, 25 fs long, focused down to 30 microns into the capillary is injected ahead of the bunch, drives a weakly non-linear plasma wave with wavelength of about 120 microns. A proper phasing of the two pulses allows acceleration of electrons from the injection energy of 150 MeV up to about 1 GeV for a 10 cm long capillary. Installation of the beam lines is foreseen by the end of 2012 and first tests starting in mid 2013.  
WEPPP017 Recent Results at the SPARCLAB Facility 2758
  • M. Ferrario, D. Alesini, M.P. Anania, M. Bellaveglia, R. Boni, M. Castellano, E. Chiadroni, G. Di Pirro, A. Drago, A. Esposito, A. Gallo, C. Gatti, G. Gatti, A. Ghigo, T. Levato, E. Pace, L. Pellegrino, R. Pompili, A.R. Rossi, B. Spataro, P. Tomassini, C. Vaccarezza, F. Villa
    INFN/LNF, Frascati (Roma), Italy
  • A. Bacci, C. De Martinis, L. Serafini
    Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Milano, Italy
  • A. Cianchi
    Università di Roma II Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy
  • G. Dattoli, E. Di Palma, L. Giannessi, A. Petralia, M. Quattromini, C. Ronsivalle, I.P. Spassovsky, V. Surrenti
    ENEA C.R. Frascati, Frascati (Roma), Italy
  • D. Di Giovenale
    INFN-Roma II, Roma, Italy
  • U. Dosselli
    INFN, Roma, Italy
  • R. Faccini
    INFN-Roma, Roma, Italy
  • R. Fedele
    Naples University Federico II, Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences Faculty, Napoli, Italy
  • M. Gambaccini
    INFN-Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
  • D. Giulietti
    UNIPI, Pisa, Italy
  • L.A. Gizzi, L. Labate
    CNR/IPP, Pisa, Italy
  • P. Londrillo
    INFN-Bologna, Bologna, Italy
  • S. Lupi
    Università di Roma I La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
  • A. Mostacci, L. Palumbo
    Rome University La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
  • G. Passaleva
    INFN-FI, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
  • V. Petrillo
    Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
  • J.V. Rau
    ISM-CNR, Rome, Italy
  • G. Turchetti
    Bologna University, Bologna, Italy
  A new facility named SPARCLAB (Sources for Plasma Accelerators and Radiation Compton with Lasers and Beams) has been recently launched at the INFN National Labs in Frascati, merging the potentialities of the old projects SPARC and PLASMONX. The SPARC project, a collaboration among INFN, ENEA and CNR, is now completed, hosting a 150 MeV high brightness electron beam injector which feeds a 12 meters long undulator. Observation of FEL radiation in the SASE, Seeded and HHG modes has been performed from 500 nm down to 40 nm wevelength. A second beam line has been also installed to drive a narrow band THz radiation source. In parallel to that, INFN decided to host a 300 TW laser that will be linked to the linac and devoted to explore laser-matter interaction, in particular with regard to laser-plasma acceleration in the self injection and external injection modes, (the PLASMONX experiments). The facility will be also used for particle driven plasma acceleration experiments (the COMB experiment). A Thomson scattering experiment coupling the electron bunch to the high-power laser to generate coherent monochromatic X-ray radiation is also in the commissioning phase.  
TUOBB01 A European Proposal for the Compton Gamma-ray Source of ELI-NP 1086
  • L. Serafini, I. Boscolo, F. Broggi, V. Petrillo
    Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Milano, Italy
  • O. Adriani, G. Graziani, G. Passaleva
    INFN-FI, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
  • S. Albergo, A. Tricomi
    INFN-CT, Catania, Italy
  • D. Alesini, M.P. Anania, A. Bacci, R. Bedogni, M. Bellaveglia, C. Biscari, R. Boni, M. Boscolo, M. Castellano, E. Chiadroni, A. Clozza, E. Di Pasquale, G. Di Pirro, A. Drago, A. Esposito, M. Ferrario, A. Gallo, G. Gatti, A. Ghigo, F. Marcellini, C. Maroli, G. Mazzitelli, E. Pace, L. Pellegrino, R. Ricci, M. Serio, F. Sgamma, B. Spataro, A. Stecchi, A. Stella, P. Tomassini, C. Vaccarezza, S. Vescovi, F. Villa
    INFN/LNF, Frascati (Roma), Italy
  • D. Angal-Kalinin, J.A. Clarke, B.D. Fell, A.R. Goulden, J.D. Herbert, S.P. Jamison, P.A. McIntosh, R.J. Smith, S.L. Smith
    STFC/DL/ASTeC, Daresbury, Warrington, Cheshire, United Kingdom
  • P. Antici, M. Coppola, L. Lancia, A. Mostacci, L. Palumbo
    URLS, Rome, Italy
  • N. Bliss, B.G. Martlew
    STFC/DL, Daresbury, Warrington, Cheshire, United Kingdom
  • P. Cardarelli, M. Gambaccini
    INFN-Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
  • L. Catani, A. Cianchi
    INFN-Roma II, Roma, Italy
  • I. Chaikovska, O. Dadoun, A. Stocchi, A. Variola, Z.F. Zomer
    LAL, Orsay, France
  • C. De Martinis
    INFN/LASA, Segrate (MI), Italy
  • F. Druon, P. Fichot
    ILE, Palaiseau Cedex, France
  • E. Iarocci
    University of Rome "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy
  • M. Migliorati
    Rome University La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
  • A.-S. Müller
    IN2P3, Paris, France
  • V. Nardone
    Università di Roma I La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
  • C. Ronsivalle
    ENEA C.R. Frascati, Frascati (Roma), Italy
  • M. Veltri
    Uniurb, Urbino (PU), Italy
  A European proposal is under preparation for the Compton gamma-ray Source of ELI-NP. In the Romanian pillar of ELI (the European Extreme Light Infrastructure) an advanced gamma-ray beam is foreseen, coupled to two 10 PW laser systems. The photons will be generated by Compton back-scattering in the collision between a high quality electron beam and a high power laser. A European collaboration formed by INFN, Univ. of Roma La Sapienza, Orsay-LAL of IN2P3, Univ. de Paris Sud XI and ASTeC at Daresbury, is preparing a TDR exploring the feasibility of a machine expected to achieve the Gamma-ray beam specifications: energy tunable between 1 and 20 MeV, narrow bandwidth (0.3%) and high spectral density, 104 photons/sec/eV. We will describe the lay-out of the 720 MeV RF Linac and the collision laser with the associated optical cavity, as well as the optimized beam dynamics to achieve maximum phase space density at the collision, taking into account beam loading and beam break-up due to the acceleration of long bunch trains. The predicted gamma-ray spectra will be evaluated as the gamma photons collimators background. An option for electron bunches recirculation will also be illustrated.  
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