Proton-driven plasma wakefield acceleration in AWAKE

Gschwendtner, E, Turner, M, Adli, E, Ahuja, A, Apsimon, O ORCID: 0000-0002-5410-7706, Apsimon, R, Bachmann, A-M, Batsch, F, Bracco, C, Braunmueller, F
et al (show 69 more authors) (2019) Proton-driven plasma wakefield acceleration in AWAKE. PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY A-MATHEMATICAL PHYSICAL AND ENGINEERING SCIENCES, 377 (2151). 20180418-.

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In this article, we briefly summarize the experiments performed during the first run of the Advanced Wakefield Experiment, AWAKE, at CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research). The final goal of AWAKE Run 1 (2013-2018) was to demonstrate that 10-20 MeV electrons can be accelerated to GeV energies in a plasma wakefield driven by a highly relativistic self-modulated proton bunch. We describe the experiment, outline the measurement concept and present first results. Last, we outline our plans for the future. This article is part of the Theo Murphy meeting issue 'Directions in particle beam-driven plasma wakefield acceleration'.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: AWAKE, plasma wakefield acceleration, seeded self modulation
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2020 14:22
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2023 00:04
DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2018.0418
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