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of the ALPHA-X Project

A Laser Wakefield Accelerator Dedicated to the
Production and Application of Ultra-short Electron Bunches and Radiation Pulses

Located at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Part of the Scottish Universities Physics Alliance

See our brief overview of ALPHA-X (in layman's terms)

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New in the Private Section: minutes and progress reports from the September 2013 Management Meeting and September workshop schedule (11-11-2013).

First electrons from the ALPHA-X electron gun at the Versatile Electron Linear Accelerator (VELA), ASTeC, Daresbury Laboratory (09-05-2013).

New in the Private Section: minutes and progress reports from the May 2013 Management Meeting and May workshop schedule (08-05-2013).

Updated events calendar including abstract deadlines (16-01-2013).


CHILI Conference - Tel Aviv, 2-4 December 2013. post-deadline
STFC HPL Science Community Christmas Meeting - Abingdon, 16-18 December 2013. post-deadline
ALPHA-X Project Topical Workshop - January 2014
IOP Nuclear Physics Group Conference - Sanderstead (UK), 7-9 April. Abstract deadline: 7 January 2014.
IOP Plasma Physics Conference - London, 14-17 April. Abstract deadline: 31 January 2014.
IEEE ICOPS/BEAMS Conference - Washington D.C., 25-29 May 2014. Abstract deadline: 10 February 2014.
CLEO/QELS Conference - San Jose (USA), 8-13 June 2014.Abstract deadline: 22 January 2014.
IPAC Conference - Dresden, 16-20 June 2014. Abstract deadline: 4 December 2013.
EPS Conference on Plasma Physics - Berlin, 23-27 June 2014. Abstract deadline: 21 February 2014.
PIERS Symposium - Guangzhou (China), 25-28 August 2014. Abstract deadline: 20 March 2014.


For information contact Prof. Dino Jaroszynski