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author = {Kneip, S and McGuffey, C and Martins, JL and Martins, SF and Bellei, C and Chvykov, V and Dollar, F and Fonseca, R and Huntington, C and Kalintchenko, G and Maksimchuk, A and Mangles, SPD and Matsuoka, T and Nagel, SR and Palmer, C and Schreiber, J and Phuoc, KT and Thomas, AGR and Yanovsky, V and Silva, LO and Krushelnick, K and Najmudin, Z},
doi = {10.1038/NPHYS1789},
journal = {Nature Physics},
title = {A Bright Spatially-Coherent Compact X-ray Synchrotron Source},
url = {},
year = {2009}

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AB - Each successive generation of x-ray machines has opened up new frontiers inscience, such as the first radiographs and the determination of the structureof DNA. State-of-the-art x-ray sources can now produce coherent high brightnesskeV x-rays and promise a new revolution in imaging complex systems on nanometreand femtosecond scales. Despite the demand, only a few dedicated synchrotronfacilities exist worldwide, partially due the size and cost of conventional(accelerator) technology. Here we demonstrate the use of a recently developedcompact laser-plasma accelerator to produce a well-collimated,spatially-coherent, intrinsically ultrafast source of hard x-rays. This methodreduces the size of the synchrotron source from the tens of metres tocentimetre scale, accelerating and wiggling a high electron chargesimultaneously. This leads to a narrow-energy spread electron beam and x-raysource that is >1000 times brighter than previously reported plasma wiggler andthus has the potential to facilitate a myriad of uses across the whole spectrumof light-source applications.
AU - Kneip,S
AU - McGuffey,C
AU - Martins,JL
AU - Martins,SF
AU - Bellei,C
AU - Chvykov,V
AU - Dollar,F
AU - Fonseca,R
AU - Huntington,C
AU - Kalintchenko,G
AU - Maksimchuk,A
AU - Mangles,SPD
AU - Matsuoka,T
AU - Nagel,SR
AU - Palmer,C
AU - Schreiber,J
AU - Phuoc,KT
AU - Thomas,AGR
AU - Yanovsky,V
AU - Silva,LO
AU - Krushelnick,K
AU - Najmudin,Z
DO - 10.1038/NPHYS1789
PY - 2009///
SN - 1745-2473
TI - A Bright Spatially-Coherent Compact X-ray Synchrotron Source
T2 - Nature Physics
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