AWAKE: a proton-driven plasma wakefield acceleration experiment at CERN

Lead Research Organisation: University College London
Department Name: Physics and Astronomy


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Planned Impact

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Wing M (2019) Particle physics experiments based on the AWAKE acceleration scheme. in Philosophical transactions. Series A, Mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences

Description AWAKE Collaboration 
Organisation European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
Country Switzerland 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Members of AWAKE Collaboration along with about 20 other institutes.
Collaborator Contribution CERN is the lead partner and experiment host.
Impact Development of experiment
Start Year 2009