Berkeley Lab

2018 Publications

Accelerator Physics for the Advanced Light Source; Advanced Photoinjector Experiment; and Free-Electron Laser Programs

S.C. Leemann, M. Sjöström, Å. Andersson (MAX-Lab), “First optics and beam dynamics studies on the MAX IV 3 GeV storage ring,” Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 883, 33-47 (2018),
Based on work performed at ATAP staff member’s previous institution

S.C. Leemann, W.A. Wurtz, “Pushing the MAX IV 3 GeV storage ring brightness and coherence towards the limit of its magnetic lattice,” Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 884, 92-96 (2018),
Based on work performed at ATAP staff member’s previous institution

T. Olsson, S.C. Leemann, G. Georgiev, G. Paraskaki, “Pseudo-single-bunch mode for a 100 MHz storage ring serving soft X-ray timing experiments”, Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 894 (June 2018, online April 2018), pp. 145-156,

Based on work performed at ATAP staff member’s previous institution

Accelerator Modeling Program

P. Lee, T.L. Audet (CNRS); R. Lehe, J.-L. Vay (LBNL); G. Maynard, B. Cros (CNRS), "Investigation of the dynamics of ionization induced injected electrons under the influence of beam loading effects," Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A, in press (available online 6 February 2018),

Ian T. Lim, Scott A. Lambert (Stanford University); Jean-Luc Vay (LBNL); and Jared W. Schwede (LBNL and Spark Thermionics, Inc.), “Electron reflection in thermionic energy converters,” Applied Physics Letters 112, 7 (February 2018),

Zhicong Liu (IHEP, LBNL, and University of Chinese Academy of Sciences) and Ji Qiang (LBNL), “Symplectic multi-particle tracking on GPUs,” Computer Physics Communications, in press (available online 12 February 2018),

J. Qiang, “Three-dimensional envelope instability in periodic focusing channels,” Phys. Rev. Accel. Beams 21, 034201 (20 March 2018),

J.-L. Vay, A. Almgren, J. Bell (LBNL); L. Ge (SLAC); D.P. Grote (LLNL); M. Hogan, O. Kononenko (SLAC); R.Lehe, A.Myers (LBNL); C. Ng (SLAC); J .Park, R. Ryne. O. Shapoval, M. Thévenet, W. Zhang (LBNL), “Warp-X: A new exascale computing platform for beam–plasma simulations,” Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A, in press (available online 31 January 2018),

BELLA Center

C. Benedetti, C.B. Schroeder, C.GR. Geddes, E. Esarey, W.P. Leemans, “An accurate and efficient laser-envelope solver for the modeling of laser-plasma accelerators” (invited talk and refereed paper, 44th European Physical Society Conference on Plasma Science, Belfast, 26-30 June 2017), Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 60, 1 (2018), 014002.

B. Djordjevc, C. Benedetti, C.B. Schroeder, E. Esarey, W.P. Leemans, “Filtering of higher-order laser modes using leaky plasma channels,” Phys. Plasmas 25, 013103 (2018),

T.J. Mehrling, C. Benedetti, C.B. Schroeder (LBNL); A. Martinez de la Ossa, J. Osterhoff (DESY); E. Esarey, W.P. Leemans (LBNL), “Accurate modeling of the hose instability in plasma wakefield accelerators,” Phys. Plasmas (accepted, February 2018).

C.B. Schroeder, C. Benedetti, E. Esarey, M. Chen, W.P. Leemans, “Two-color ionization injection using a plasma beatwave accelerator,” Nucl. Instrum. Methods A (in press, February 2018),

R. Tarkeshian (Univ. Bern and Paul Scherrer Institute); J.-L. Vay, R. Lehe, C.B. Schroeder, E.H. Esarey, T. Feurer, and W.P. Leemans (LBNL), “Transverse space charge field induced plasma dynamics for ultra-intense electron beam characterization,” Phys. Rev. X (accepted April 2018).

J. van Tilborg, S.K. Barber, C. Benedetti, C.B. Schroeder, F. Isono, H.-E. Tsai, C.G.R. Geddes, W.P. Leemans, “Comparative study of active plasma lenses in high-quality electron accelerator transport lines,” Phys. Plasmas (accepted, February 2018).

Fusion Science & Ion Beam Technology Program

P.A. Seidl, A. Persaud, W. Ghiorso, Q. Ji, W.L.Waldron, A. Lal, K.B. Vinayakumar, T. Schenkel, “Demonstration of a compact linear accelerator,” in refereeing, Review of Scientific Instruments; submitted version available at