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WEYD3 Positron Acceleration in Linear, Moderately Non-Linear and Non-Linear Plasma Wakefields plasma, collider, emittance, electron 560
  • G.J. Cao, E. Adli
    University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
  • S. Corde
    LOA, Palaiseau, France
  • S.J. Gessner
    SLAC, Menlo Park, California, USA
  Accelerating particles to high energies with high efficiency and beam quality is crucial in developing accelerator technologies. The plasma acceleration technique, providing unprecedented high gradients, is considered as a promising future technology. While important progress has been made in plasma-based electron acceleration in recent years, identifying a reliable acceleration technique for the positron counterpart would pave the way to a linear e+e collider for high-energy physics applications. In this work, we show further studies of positron beam quality in moderately non-linear (MNL)* plasma wakefields. With a positron bunch of initial energy 1 GeV, emittance preservation can be achieved in optimised scenarios at 2.38 mm’mrad. In parallel, asymmetric beam collisions at the interaction point (IP) are studied to evaluate the current luminosity reach and provide insight to improvements required for positron acceleration in plasma. It is necessary to scale down the emittance of the positron bunch. In the MNL regime, a positron beam with 238 ’m’mrad level emittance implies compromise in charge or necessity for ultra-short bunches.
* "Efficiency and beam quality for positron acceleration in loaded plasma wakefields",C. S. Hue, G. J. Cao, Phys. Rev. Research 3, 043063
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DOI • reference for this paper ※ doi:10.18429/JACoW-NAPAC2022-WEYD3  
About • Received ※ 01 August 2022 — Revised ※ 09 August 2022 — Accepted ※ 10 August 2022 — Issue date ※ 24 August 2022
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