03 Novel Particle Sources and Acceleration Technologies
A16 Advanced Concepts
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TUXGBE2 Study of Ultra-High Gradient Acceleration in Carbon Nanotube Arrays 599
  • J. Resta-López, A.S. Alexandrova, V. Rodin, Y. Wei, C.P. Welsch, G.X. Xia
    Cockcroft Institute, Warrington, Cheshire, United Kingdom
  • Y. M. Li, Y. Zhao
    UMAN, Manchester, United Kingdom
  Solid-state based wakefield acceleration of charged particles was previously proposed to obtain extremely high gradients on the order of 1 − 10 TeV/m. In recent years the possibility of using either metallic or carbon nanotube structures is attracting new attention. The use of carbon nanotubes would allow us to accelerate and channel particles overcoming many of the limitations of using natural crystals, e.g. channeling aperture restrictions and thermal-mechanical robustness issues. In this paper, we propose a potential proof of concept experiment using carbon nanotube arrays, assuming the beam parameters and conditions of accelerator facilities already available, such as CLEAR at CERN and CLARA at Daresbury. The acceleration performance of carbon nanotube arrays is investigated by using a 2D Particle-In-Cell (PIC) model based on a multi-hollow plasma. Optimum experimental beam parameters and system layout are discussed.  
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TUXGBE3 Status of Plasma-Based Experiments at the SPARC_LAB Test Facility 603
  • E. Chiadroni, D. Alesini, M.P. Anania, M. Bellaveglia, A. Biagioni, F.G. Bisesto, E. Brentegani, F. Cardelli, G. Costa, M. Croia, D. Di Giovenale, G. Di Pirro, M. Ferrario, F. Filippi, A. Gallo, A. Giribono, A. Marocchino, L. Piersanti, R. Pompili, S. Romeo, J. Scifo, V. Shpakov, A. Stella, C. Vaccarezza, F. Villa
    INFN/LNF, Frascati (Roma), Italy
  • A. Cianchi
    INFN-Roma II, Roma, Italy
  • M. Marongiu, A. Mostacci
    Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
  • J.B. Rosenzweig
    UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • A.R. Rossi
    Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Milano, Italy
  • A. Zigler
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Racah Institute of Physics, Jerusalem, Israel
  The current activity of the SPARC LAB test-facility is focused on the realization of plasma-based acceleration experiments with the aim to provide accelerating field of the order of several GV/m while maintaining the overall quality (in terms of energy spread and emittance) of the accelerated electron bunch. The current status of such an activity is presented, together with results related to the applicability of plasmas as focusing lenses in view of a complete plasma-based focusing, accelerating and extraction system.  
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TUPML036 ALEGRO, the Advanced LinEar collider study GROup 1619
  • P. Muggli
    MPI, Muenchen, Germany
  • B. Cros
    CNRS LPGP Univ Paris Sud, Orsay, France
  We briefly describe activities of ALEGRO, the Advanced LinEar collider study GROup.  
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TUPML064 Staged Two Beam Acceleration Beam Line Design for the AWA Facility 1688
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  • N.R. Neveu
    IIT, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • W. Gai, C.-J. Jing, J.G. Power
    ANL, Argonne, Illinois, USA
  • C.-J. Jing
    Euclid TechLabs, LLC, Solon, Ohio, USA
  • L.K. Spentzouris
    Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  Funding: This work is funded by the DOE Office of Science, grant no. DE-SC0015479, and contract No. DE-AC02- 06CH11357.
Two beam acceleration is a candidate for future high energy physics machines and FEL user facilities. This scheme consists of two independent electron beam lines operating synchronously. High-charge, 70 MeV drive bunch trains are injected from the RF photo-injector into decelerating structures to generate a few hundred of MW of RF power. This RF power is transferred through an RF waveguide to accelerating structures that are used to accelerate the witness beam. Staging refers to the sequential acceleration (energy gain) in two or more structures on the witness beam line. A kicker was incorporated on the drive beam line to accomplish a modular design so that each accelerating structure can be independently powered by a separate drive beam. Simulations were performed in OPAL-T to model the two beam lines. Beam sizes at the center of the structures was minimized to ensure good charge transmission. The resulting design will be the basis for proof of principle experiments that will take place at the Argonne Wakefield Accelerator (AWA) facility.
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