Skip navigation
User training | Reference and search service

Library catalog

EDS
b-on
More
resources
Content aggregators
Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:

acessibilidade

http://hdl.handle.net/10071/14486
acessibilidade
Title: Boosted frame PIC simulations of LWFA: towards the energy frontier
Authors: Martins, S. F.
Fonseca, R. A.
Silva, L. O.
Lu, W.
Mori, W. B.
Issue Date: 2010
Citation: Martins, S. F., Fonseca, R. A., Silva, L. O., Lu, W. & Mori, W. B. (2010). Boosted frame PIC simulations of LWFA: towards the energy frontier. In Martin Comyn, Shane Koscielniak, Volker R.W. Schaa, Paul W. Schmor (Ed.), 2009 Particle Accelerator Conference. (pp. 3160-3162). Vancouver
Abstract: We address full particle-in-cell simulations of the next generation of Laser Wakefield Accelerators with energy gains > 10 GeV. The distances involved in these numerical experiments are very demanding in terms of computational resources and are not yet possible to (easily) accomplish. Following the work on simulations of particle beam-plasma interaction scenarios in optimized Lorentz frames by J.-L. Vay*, the Lorentz transformation for a boosted frame was implemented in OSIRIS**, leading to a dramatic change in the computational resources required to model LWFA. The critical implementation details will be presented, and the main difficulties discussed. Quantitative comparisons between lab/boost frame results with OSIRIS, QuickPIC***, and experiment will be given. Finally, the results of a three-dimensional PIC simulation of a > 10 GeV accelerator stage will be presented, including a discussion on radiation emission.
Peer reviewed: yes
URI: https://ciencia.iscte-iul.pt/id/ci-pub-6412
http://hdl.handle.net/10071/14486
ISBN: 9783954501007
Appears in Collections:CTI-CRI - Comunicações a conferências internacionais

Files in This Item:
acessibilidade
File Description SizeFormat 
PAC09 2009 Martins.pdf931.73 kBAdobe PDFView/Open


FacebookTwitterDeliciousLinkedInDiggGoogle BookmarksMySpace
Formato BibTex MendeleyEndnote Currículo DeGóis 

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.