High-throughput injection–acceleration of electron bunches from a linear accelerator to a laser wakefield accelerator

  title={High-throughput injection–acceleration of electron bunches from a linear accelerator to a laser wakefield accelerator},
  author={Yipeng Wu and Jianfei Hua and Zheng Zhou and Jie Zhang and Shuang Liu and Bo Peng and Yun Fang and Xiaonan Ning and Zan Nie and Fei Li and Chaojie Zhang and Chih-Hao Pai and Yingchao Du and Wenbo Lu and Warren B. Mori and Chan Joshi},
  journal={arXiv: Plasma Physics},
Plasma-based accelerators (PBAs) driven by either intense lasers (laser wakefield accelerators, LWFAs) or particle beams (plasma wakefield accelerators, PWFAs), can accelerate charged particles at extremely high gradients compared to conventional radio-frequency (RF) accelerators. In the past two decades, great strides have been made in this field, making PBA a candidate for next-generation light sources and colliders. However, these challenging applications necessarily require beams with good… 
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