Faraday rotation probe of laser-plasma bubble structures in petawatt-driven wakes

Y. Y. Chang*, J. M. Shaw, J. Welch, K. Weichman, A. Hannasch, M. LaBerge, W. Henderson, R. Zgadzaj, A. Bernstein, C. Wagner, J. Gordon, M. Martinez, M. Spinks, T. Toncian, G. Dyer, E. Gaul, M. Donovan, T. Ditmire, M. C. Downer

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We exploited the Faraday effect to imprint polarization shifts on a transverse probe that captured the structure of a GeV laser-plasma accelerator. Our measurements suggested a plasma bubble diameter ≈ 50.8±10.1 μm.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2017
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
VolumePart F42-CLEO_QELS 2017
ISBN (Print)9781943580279
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2017 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 14 May 201719 May 2017


ConferenceCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2017
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose

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