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RIS citation export for WEPMY006: A High Transformer Ratio Scheme for PITZ PWFA Experiments

AU - Loisch, G.
AU - Aschikhin, A.
AU - Groß, M.
AU - Hochberg, M.
AU - Huck, H.
AU - Martinez de la Ossa, A.
AU - Oppelt, A.
AU - Osterhoff, J.
AU - Renier, Y.
AU - Sack, M.
AU - Stephan, F.
ED - Petit-Jean-Genaz, Christine
ED - Kim, Dong Eon
ED - Kim, Kyung Sook
ED - Ko, In Soo
ED - Schaa, Volker RW
TI - A High Transformer Ratio Scheme for PITZ PWFA Experiments
J2 - Proc. of IPAC2016, Busan, Korea, May 8-13, 2016
C1 - Busan, Korea
T2 - International Particle Accelerator Conference
T3 - 7
LA - english
AB - In the field of plasma wakefield acceleration (PWFA) significant progress has been made throughout the recent years. However, an important issue in building plasma based accelerators that provide particle bunches suitable for user applications will be a high transformer ratio, i.e. the ratio between maximum accelerating field in the witness and maximum decelerating fields in the driver bunch. The transformer ratio for symmetrical bunches in an overdense plasma is naturally limited to 2*. Theory and simulations show that this can be exceeded using asymmetrical bunches. Experimentally this was proven in RF-structures**, but not in PWFA. To study transformer ratios above this limit in the linear regime of a plasma wake, an experimental scheme tailored to the unique capabilities of the Photoinjector Test Facility Zeuthen PITZ, a 20-MeV electron accelerator at DESY, is being investigated. This includes analytical plasma wakefield calculations, numerical simulations of beam transport and plasma wakefields, as well as preparatory studies on the photocathode laser system and the plasma sources.
CP - Geneva, Switzerland
SP - 2551
EP - 2553
KW - plasma
KW - wakefield
KW - laser
KW - acceleration
KW - simulation
DA - 2016/06
PY - 2016
SN - 978-3-95450-147-2
DO - 10.18429/JACoW-IPAC2016-WEPMY006
UR - http://jacow.org/ipac2016/papers/wepmy006.pdf
ER -