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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: Vacuum ultra-violet undulator radiation source driven by the LWFA (15-08-2014).

New in the Private Section: minutes and progress reports from the February 2014 & June 2014 Management Meetings and February workshop schedule (06-08-2014).

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).


PIERS Symposium - Guangzhou (China), 25-28 August 2014. Abstract post-deadline.
ICUIL Conference  - Goa (India), 12-17 October 2014. Abstract post-deadline.
STFC HPL Science Community Christmas Meeting - Abingdon, December 2014. Abstract deadline: tbc.
IOP Plasma Physics Group Annual Conference - tbc. Abstract deadline: tbc.
SPIE Conference - Prague, 13-16 April 2015. Abstract deadline: 20 October 2014.
FPPT Conference - Kochi (India), 13-17 April 2015. Abstract deadline: tbc.
IPAC Conference - Richmond (USA), 3-8 May 2015. Abstract deadline: 3 December 2014.
CLEO/QELS Conference - San Jose (USA), 10-15 May 2015. Abstract deadline: 16 December 2014.
IEEE ICOPS Conference - Antalya (Turkey), 24-28 May 2015. Abstract deadline: tbc.
EPS Conference on Plasma Physics - Lisbon, June 2015. Abstract deadline: tbc.
Laser & Plasma Accelerators Workshop - tbc. Abstract deadline: tbc.
FEL Conference - Daejeon (S. Korea), 23-28 August 2015. Abstract deadline: tbc.
EAAC Workshop - Elba (Italy), 12-19 September 2015. Abstract deadline: tbc


For information contact Prof. Dino Jaroszynski