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Plasma physics

Compact coupling for a two-stage accelerator

Injecting electrons that have been accelerated by a laser-powered plasma wave into a second plasma wave represents a two-step electron accelerator. With 100 such steps, collider applications become possible. See Letter p.190

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Figure 1: Structure of a plasma wave.


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Cros, B. Compact coupling for a two-stage accelerator. Nature 530, 165–166 (2016).

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