Using Laser Wakefield Accelerators and XFELs to probe extreme conditions

Lead Research Organisation: Imperial College London
Department Name: Dept of Physics

Abstract

Laser wakefield accelerators can produce bright, broadband femtosecond duration X rays suitable for probing matter in extreme conditions. X rays free electron lasers can be focused to high intensity to generate warm and hot dense matter far from equilibrium. This project aims to combine these capabilities at the MEC end station on LCLS to use the X rays from a LWFA to probe the extreme states of matter produced by the XFEL.

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Studentship Projects

Project Reference Relationship Related To Start End Student Name
ST/T506163/1 01/10/2019 30/09/2024
2442986 Studentship ST/T506163/1 01/10/2020 30/09/2024 Meriame BERBOUCHA