UK Plasma Wakefield Accelerator Steering Committee (PWASC)
1st Community Meeting
Institute of Physics, 80 Portland Place, London W1B1NT
09:30 - 17:00, 26th January 2018
The Plasma Wakefield Accelerator Steering Committee is developing a detailed roadmap of the research activity of the UK in this area. The objectives of this first Community Meeting are to present a draft of this roadmap, to receive feedback on it, and to identify topics for potential interdisciplinary and collaborative research.
The meeting will be of interest to those working on the development
or applications of both conventional and plasma accelerators.
This meeting is supported by the IOP Plasma Physics Group and IOP Particle Accelerators and Beams Group.
The preliminary programme of the meeting (subject to change) is given below.
To register for this event please visit the IOP Events pages.
A copy of the draft roadmap, and an update on our proposed timetable, is now available on our UK roadmap development page.
09:30 Welcome coffee. Ayrton Jackson Room
10:00 Introduction, Simon Hooker
10:15 Laser wakefield accelerators (7’ + 8’), Zulfikar Najmudin
10:30 Plasma wakefield accelerators (7’ + 8’), Guoxing Xia
10:45 Phase space control (7’ + 8’), Bernhard Hidding
11:00 Transport and staging (7’ + 8’), Steve Jamison
11:15 Morning coffee. Ayrton Jackson Room
11:45 Facilities: Lasers, beam drivers and HPC (7’ + 8’), Rajeev Pattathil
12:00 Light Sources: Status and opportunities (7’ + 8’), Steve Jamison
12:15 Preliminary discussion
13:00 Lunch. Ayrton Jackson Room
14:00 High energy physics: Status and opportunities (7’ +8’), Matthew Wing
14:15 Positron generation & QED (7’ + 8’), Gianluca Sarri
14:30 Industrial and medical applications (7’ +8’), Chris Murphy
14:45 LWFA + PWFA: Joint issues and opportunities (7’ + 8’), Matthew Streeter
15:00 Afternoon tea. Ayrton Jackson Room
15:30 Discussion, Review of Recommendations and Timelines16:30 Close