Towards compact Free Electron–Laser based on laser plasma accelerators

@article{Couprie2018TowardsCF,
  title={Towards compact Free Electron–Laser based on laser plasma accelerators},
  author={M. E. Couprie},
  journal={Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment},
  year={2018}
}
  • M. Couprie
  • Published 16 December 2017
  • Physics
  • Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment

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