# AWAKE, The Advanced Proton Driven Plasma Wakefield Acceleration Experiment at CERN

@article{Gschwendtner2016AWAKETA, title={AWAKE, The Advanced Proton Driven Plasma Wakefield Acceleration Experiment at CERN}, author={E. Gschwendtner and E. Adli and L. Amorim and R. Apsimon and R. Assmann and A. Bachmann and F. Batsch and J. Bauche and V. Olsen and M. Bernardini and R. Bingham and B. Biskup and T. Bohl and C. Bracco and P. Burrows and G. Burt and B. Buttenschon and A. Butterworth and A. Caldwell and M. Cascella and E. Chevallay and S. Cipiccia and H. Damerau and L. Deacon and P. Dirksen and S. Doebert and U. Dorda and J. Farmer and V. Fedosseev and E. Feldbaumer and R. Fiorito and R. Fonseca and F. Friebel and A. Gorn and O. Grulke and J. Hansen and C. Hessler and W. Hofle and J. Holloway and M. Huther and D. Jaroszynski and L. Jensen and S. Jolly and A. Joulaei and M. Kasim and F. Keeble and Y. Li and S. Liu and N. Lopes and K. Lotov and S. Mandry and R. Martorelli and M. Martyanov and S. Mazzoni and O. Mete and V. A. Minakov and J. Mitchell and J. Moody and P. Muggli and Z. Najmudin and P. Norreys and E. Oz and A. Pardons and K. Pepitone and A. Petrenko and G. Plyushchev and A. Pukhov and K. Rieger and H. Ruhl and F. Salveter and N. Savard and J. Schmidt and A. Seryi and E. Shaposhnikova and Z. Sheng and P. Sherwood and L. Silva and L. Soby and A. Sosedkin and R. Spitsyn and R. Trines and P. V. Tuev and M. Turner and V. Verzilov and J. Vieira and H. Vincke and Y. Wei and C. Welsch and M. Wing and G. Xia and H. Zhang}, journal={Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section A-accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment}, year={2016}, volume={829}, pages={76-82} }

The Advanced Proton Driven Plasma Wakefield Acceleration Experiment (AWAKE) aims at studying plasma wakefield generation and electron acceleration driven by proton bunches. It is a proof-of-principle R&D experiment at CERN and the world׳s first proton driven plasma wakefield acceleration experiment. The AWAKE experiment will be installed in the former CNGS facility and uses the 400 GeV/c proton beam bunches from the SPS. The first experiments will focus on the self-modulation instability of the… Expand

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