Plasma wakefield accelerators

Edda Gschwendtner and Patric Muggli discuss the concept of plasma wakefield acceleration and its potential for future particle colliders and other applications.

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Fig. 1: Simulation of the proton beam self-modulation process in AWAKE.

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Gschwendtner, E., Muggli, P. Plasma wakefield accelerators. Nat Rev Phys 1, 246–248 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s42254-019-0049-z

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