Author: Kupfer, R.
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Fulfilling the Mission of Brookhaven ATF as a DOE Flagship User Facility in Accelerator Stewardship  
  • I. Pogorelsky, M. Babzien, M.G. Fedurin, R. Kupfer, M.A. Palmer, M.N. Polyanskiy
    BNL, Upton, New York, USA
  • N. Vafaei-Najafabadi
    Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, USA
  Funding: This work is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy under contract DE-SC0012704
Over last three decades, BNL Accelerator Test Facility (ATF) pioneered the concept of a proposal-based user facility for lasers and electron beam-driven advanced accelerator research (AAR). This has made ATF an internationally recognized destination for researchers who benefit from access to unique scientific capabilities not otherwise available to individual institutions and businesses. Operating as an Office of Science National User Facility and a flagship DOE facility in Accelerator R&D Stewardship, ATF pursues an ambitious upgrade plan for its lasers and electron beam infrastructure to enable experiments at the forefront of the AAR. In this talk, we will present our path towards attaining a novel multi-terawatt sub-picosecond regime with a long-wave IR 9-um laser. Future enhancements to the electron beam and near-IR laser capabilities will also be presented. The combination of linac- and laser-driven e-beams will empower a unique state-of-the-art science program. This includes integrated multi-beam research in laser wakefield accelerators, such as the two-color ionization injection, with the promise of an all-optical scheme for generating collider-quality electrons beams.
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