An Adiabatic Phase-Matching Accelerator

  title={An Adiabatic Phase-Matching Accelerator},
  author={François L{\'e}mery and Klaus Floettmann and Philippe Piot and Franz X. Kaertner and Ralph Assmann},
  journal={arXiv: Accelerator Physics},
We present a general concept to accelerate non-relativistic charged particles. Our concept employs an adiabatically-tapered dielectric-lined waveguide which supports accelerating phase velocities for synchronous acceleration. We propose an ansatz for the transient field equations, show it satisfies Maxwell's equations under an adiabatic approximation and find excellent agreement with a finite-difference time-domain computer simulation. The fields were implemented into the particle-tracking… 
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