Interaction of ultrarelativistic electron and proton bunches with dense plasmas

  title={Interaction of ultrarelativistic electron and proton bunches with dense plasmas},
  author={A. A. Rukhadze and Saltanat Sadykova},
  journal={Physical Review Special Topics-accelerators and Beams},
Here we discuss the possibility of employment of ultrarelativistic electron and proton bunches for generation of high plasma wakefields in dense plasmas due to the Cherenkov resonance plasma-bunch interaction. We estimate the maximum amplitude of such a wake and minimum system length at which the maximum amplitude can be generated at the given bunch parameters. 
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