Analytical Modeling of Pseudo-Resonant LWFA in a Capillary Discharge

Steinhauer, L. C.; Kimura, W. D.
December 2004
AIP Conference Proceedings;2004, Vol. 737 Issue 1, p865
Academic Journal
The Staged Electron Laser Acceleration — Laser Wakefield (STELLA-LW) experiment at the Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) Accelerator Test Facility (ATF) will explore the generation of large wakefields by an intense, long-wavelength CO2 laser beam in a capillary discharge plasma. A tool is developed for efficient modeling of the laser-plasma interaction that will allow parametric studies of the wake generation performance. This tool is based on a nearly paraxial model of the laser wave envelope, and a quasi-steady model of the wake potential. © 2004 American Institute of Physics


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