Faraday rotation probe of laser-plasma bubble structures in petawatt-driven wakes

Y. Y. Chang, J. M. Shaw, J. Welch, K. Weichman, A. Hannasch, M. LaBerge, W. Henderson, R. Zgadzaj, A. Bernstein, C. Wagner, J. Gordon, M. Martinez, M. Spinks, T. Toncian, G. Dyer, E. Gaul, M. Donovan, T. Ditmire, M. C. Downer

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We exploited the Faraday effect to imprint polarization shifts on a transverse probe that captured the structure of a GeV laser-plasma accelerator. Our measurements suggested a plasma bubble diameter ≈ 50.8±10.1 μm.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2017
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
VolumePart F42-CLEO_QELS 2017
ISBN (Print)9781943580279
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2017 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 14 May 201719 May 2017


ConferenceCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2017
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose

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