# Electron-terahertz interaction in dielectric-lined waveguide structures for electron manipulation

@article{Healy2018ElectronterahertzII, title={Electron-terahertz interaction in dielectric-lined waveguide structures for electron manipulation}, author={Alisa Healy and Graeme Burt and Steven P. Jamison}, journal={Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment}, year={2018} }

## 11 Citations

### Dispersion in dielectric-lined waveguides designed for terahertz-driven deflection of electron beams

- Physics
- 2021

We have developed dielectric-lined rectangular waveguide structures for terahertz (THz)-driven ultrafast deflection of 100 keV electron beams. The structures were designed to achieve THz phase…

### Characterizing the accelerating mode of a dielectric-lined waveguide designed for terahertz-driven manipulation of relativistic electron beams

- Physics2019 44th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves (IRMMW-THz)
- 2019

We report on the generation of a terahertz (THz) beam with a quasi-TEM01 mode by exploiting the interferometric recombination of two linearly polarized emitters in a combined spintronic source. The…

### Optimization of PBG-Waveguides for Terahertz-Driven Electron Acceleration

- PhysicsIEEE Transactions on Plasma Science
- 2020

The properties of 2-D photonic bandgap dielectric structures, also called photonic crystals, are numerically investigated to assist the design of waveguides for terahertz (THz)-driven linear electron…

### Terahertz-driven acceleration of a relativistic 35 MeV electron beam

- Physics2019 44th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves (IRMMW-THz)
- 2019

We will present the first results from the CLARA research facility at Daresbury Laboratory demonstrating terahertz-driven acceleration of a relativistic 35 MeV electron beam. A polarization-tailored,…

### Optimization of PBG-Waveguides for THz-Driven Electron Acceleration

- Physics
- 2020

The properties of two-dimensional photonic bandgap dielectric structures, also called photonic crystals, are numerically investigated to assist the design of waveguides for THz driven linear electron…

### Terahertz Oscilloscope for Recording Time Information of Ultrashort Electron Beams.

- PhysicsPhysical review letters
- 2019

This terahertz (THz) oscilloscope bridges the gap between streaking of photoelectrons with optical lasers and deflection of relativistic electron beams with radio-frequency deflectors, and should have wide applications in many ultrashort electron-beam-based facilities.

### Longitudinal Phase-space Characterization of Electron Bunches with THz streaking and tomography

- Physics2022 47th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves (IRMMW-THz)
- 2022

Transverse streaking of electron bunches with laser-derived THz frequency sources offers potential for compact and very-high (femtosecond) time resolution characterization of electron beams. We…

### Investigation of 2D PBG Waveguides for THz Driven Acceleration

- Physics
- 2018

There is significant interest in novel accelerating techniques which can overcome the limitations of conventional radio-frequency (RF) based devices in terms of frequency, gradient, and footprint.…

### Acceleration of relativistic beams using laser-generated terahertz pulses

- Physics
- 2019

Particle accelerators driven by laser-generated terahertz (THz) pulses promise unprecedented control over the energy–time phase space of particle bunches compared with conventional radiofrequency…

### Electromagnetic and Beam Dynamics Studies for High Gradient Accelerators at Terahertz Frequencies

- PhysicsJournal of Physics: Conference Series
- 2020

THz radiation is one of the most appealing portion of the electromagnetic spectrum in terms of multi-disciplinary use in basic science and technology. Beyond the numerous applications, a great…

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