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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Abstract

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
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2017 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 14 May 201719 May 2017

Conference

ConferenceCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2017
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period14/05/201719/05/2017

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Chang, Y. Y., Shaw, J. M., Welch, J., Weichman, K., Hannasch, A., LaBerge, M., Henderson, W., Zgadzaj, R., Bernstein, A., Wagner, C., Gordon, J., Martinez, M., Spinks, M., Toncian, T., Dyer, G., Gaul, E., Donovan, M., Ditmire, T., & Downer, M. C. (2017). Faraday rotation probe of laser-plasma bubble structures in petawatt-driven wakes. In CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2017 (Vol. Part F42-CLEO_QELS 2017). OSA - The Optical Society. https://doi.org/10.1364/CLEO_QELS.2017.FM2D.5