Workshop on LWFA-based X-ray sources, and their applications  (LXA Workshop)

Friday, 12th October 2018

LXA Workshop Programme

Session ICXRL (9:00 -12:00) Facilities talks [G. Korn (ELI Beamlines), H. Kiriyama (J- KAREN), A. Irman (HZDR), M. Chyla (HiLASE), M. Krus (PALS)]

12:00-12:40     Lunch

12:40 - 13:30    Lab Tour (ELI Beamlines and HiLASE)

Session 1 – Source development/diagnostics and Theory 

13:30-13:50                         U. Chaulagain / LWFA-driven X-ray sources at ELI Beamlines

13:50-14:15                         J.C. Kieffer / Generation of Intense LWFA-based hard X-ray beams                                                                     (40keV) in the ultra-relativistic self-guiding regime

14:15-14:40                         Z. Najmudin / LWFA-based X-ray sources and their applications       

14:40-15:05                         A. Pirozhkov / Burst Intensification by Singularity Emitting                                                                             Radiation as a coherent x-ray source

15:05-15:35                         Coffee Break

Session 2 – Applications of LWFA-based X-ray sources 

15:35-16:00                         A. Döpp / Laser-driven X-ray sources in Garching and their                                                                              applications

16:00-16:25                         L. LecherbourgWarm Dense Matter X-ray absorption                                                                                                spectroscopy  with laser-produced betatron source

16:25-16:50                         J. Wood / Time-Resolved Imaging of Shock Compressed Matter                                                                      using X-Rays from a Laser Wakefield Accelerator 

16:50-17:15                         C.  Brenner/ Laser-driven sources for innovation in non-                                                                                        destructive inspection

17:15-17:40                         D. Stutman / Biomedical X-ray Phase Contrast Imaging at ELI-NP

17:40-18:15                         Roundtable discussion

Roundtable discussion on potential applications of LWFA driven sources and identifications of short and long-term goals.

18:30   Transfer to Prague

19:30    Workshop Dinner at Kolkovna Olympia Restaurant


This is a satellite meeting of 16th International Conference on X-Ray Lasers (ICXRL 2018).

The workshop is organized jointly by
ELI Beamlines, Czech Republic, INRS, Canada and LOA, France


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