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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)



Publication highlight: Raman amplification in warm plasma (21-08-2015). See press release.

Publication highlight: Weak collisionless shocks in laser-plasmas (30-07-2015).

New in the Private Section: minutes and progress reports from the June 2015 Management Meeting and schedule of June 2015 workshop (19-06-2015).

New PhD position available: Radioisotope production project (17-06-2015).

Publication highlights: Cooling of electron beams & laser stripping of hydrogen atoms (20-05-2015).


EAAC Workshop - Elba (Italy), 13-20 September 2015. Abstract post-deadline.
ICEL Conference - Bucharest, 23-27 November 2015. Abstract deadline 30 September 2015.
STFC HPL Science Community Christmas Meeting - Abingdon, 14-16 December 2015. Abstract deadline 1 October 2015.
IPAC Conference - Busan (S. Korea), 8-13 May 2016. Abstract deadline tbc.
IOP Plasma Physics Group Conference - Isle of Skye, 23-26 May 2016. Abstract deadline 7 March 2016.
CLEO Conference - San Jose (USA), 5-10 June 2016. Abstract deadline 27 January 2016.
EPS Plasma Physics Conference - Leuven (Belgium), 4-8 July 2016. Abstract deadline 27 February 2016.


For information contact Prof. Dino Jaroszynski