Evolution of pulse shapes during compressor scans in a CPA system and control of electron acceleration in plasmas
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Evolution of pulse shapes during compressor scans in a CPA system and control of electron acceleration in plasmas

  • Author(s): Toth, Csaba
  • de Groot, Joeri
  • van Tilborg, Jeroen
  • Geddes, Cameron G.R.
  • Faure, Jerome
  • Catravas, Palma
  • Schroeder, Carl
  • Shadwick, B.A.
  • Esarey, Eric
  • Leemans, Wim
  • et al.
Abstract

The skewness of the envelope function of 20 - 100 femtosecond Ti:sapphire laser pulses has been controlled by appropriate choice of the higher order special phase coefficients, and used for optimization of a plasma wakefield electron accelerator.

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