Summary Report of Working Group 4: Plasma Wakefield Acceleration

Rosenzweig, J. B.; Seryi, A.
November 2010
AIP Conference Proceedings;11/5/2010, Vol. 1299 Issue 1, p98
Academic Journal
This report gives a guide to the discussions of Working Group 4 of the 2010 Advanced Accelerator Concepts Workshop, which was devoted to theory, simulation and experimental issues associated with plasma wakefield acceleration (PWFA). Sessions were organized thematically in this group, concentrating on broad issues of: exploitation of future facilities such as FACET; pushing the accelerating gradient beyond the current frontier, to over a TeV/m; use of positively charged beams to drive plasma wakes; resonant excitation of the PWFA with pulse trains; beam-plasma instabilities; and injection and capture of electron beams into PWFA systems.


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