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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)



New in the Private Section: minutes and progress reports from the October 2015 Management Meeting (12-11-2015).

Publication highlight: Raman backscattering saturation (15-10-2015).

Publication highlight: Near-threshold injection in the laser wakefield accelerator (18-09-2015).

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


OSA Congress - Long Beach (USA), 20-22 March 2016. Abstract post-deadline.
ICFA Workshop - Havana, 28 March -1 April 2016. Abstract deadline tbc.
IPAC Conference - Busan (S. Korea), 8-13 May 2016. Abstract post-deadline.
IOP Plasma Physics Group Conference - Isle of Skye, 23-26 May 2016. Abstract post-deadline.
CLEO Conference - San Jose (USA), 5-10 June 2016. Abstract post-deadline.
EPS Plasma Physics Conference - Leuven (Belgium), 4-8 July 2016. Abstract deadline 27 February 2016.
AAC Workshop - Oxon Hill (USA), 28 July - 6 August 2016. Abstract deadline tbc.
EMTS Symposium - Espoo (Finland), 14-18 August 2016. Abstract deadline 15 February 2016.

ICUIL Conference - Montebello (Canada), 11-16 September 2016. Abstract deadline tbc.
STFC HPL Science Community Christmas Meeting - Abingdon, tbc December 2016. Abstract deadline tbc.

For information contact Prof. Dino Jaroszynski