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Optical passive and active acceleration structures: a tutorial
Author(s): Levi Schächter
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Paper Abstract

This tutorial focuses on the new opportunities that may be harnessed when the operating wavelength of acceleration structures is reduced by more than 5 orders of magnitude from tens of centimeters to a fraction of a micro-meter. On the one hand, we show how a Bragg waveguide may be adapted to work as an acceleration structures and on the other hand, we examine particle acceleration by stimulated emission of radiation - a novel acceleration paradigm demonstrated recently. Implications on future medical accelerators are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 February 2008
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 6881, Commercial and Biomedical Applications of Ultrafast Lasers VIII, 68810D (15 February 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.761987
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Levi Schächter, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Israel)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6881:
Commercial and Biomedical Applications of Ultrafast Lasers VIII
Joseph Neev; Stefan Nolte; Alexander Heisterkamp; Christopher B. Schaffer, Editor(s)

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