Berkeley Lab



Advanced Light Source Program

Refereed literature

Lu, Y., Leemann, S. C., Sun, C., Ehrlichman, M. P.,  Nishimura, H., Venturini, M., and T. Hellert, “Demonstration of machine learning-enhanced multi-objective optimization of ultrahigh-brightness lattices for 4th-generation synchrotron light sources,” Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research (2023),

Book entry

F. Sannibale, Section of the 3rd edition of the Handbook of Accelerator Physics and Engineering. Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Section title: Normal Conducting Photo rf Guns. Published on February 2, 2023, ISBN: 9789811270154, ISBN-10: 9811270155.

Fusion Science & Ion Beam Technology Program

Refereed literature

Redjem, W., Amsellem, A. J., Allen, F. I., Benndorf, G., Bin. J., Bulanov, S., Esarey, E., Feldman, L. C., Fernandez, J. F., Lopez, J. G., Geulig, L., Geddes, C. R., Hijazi, H., Ji, Q., Ivanov, V., Kante, B., Gonsalves, A., Meijer, J., Nakamura, K., Persaud, A., Pong, I., Obst-Huebl, L., Seidl, P. A., Simoni, J., Schroeder, C., Steinke, S., Tan, L. Z., Wunderlich, R., Wynne, B., and Schenkel, T. “Defect engineering of silicon with ion pulses from laser acceleration,” Commun. Mater. 4, 22 (2023),

BELLA Center

Refereed literature

Berger, C., Barber, S., Isono, F., Jensen, J., Natal. J., Gonsalves, A., and van Tilborg, J. “Active nonperturbative stabilization of the laser-plasma-accelerated electron beam source,” Phys. Rev. Accel. Beams 26 (2023), DOI:

Cropp, F., Moos, L., Scheinker, A. Gilardi, A., Wang, D., Paiagua, S., Serrano, C., Musumeci, P., and Filippetto, D. “Virtual-diagnostic-based time stamping for ultrafast electron diffraction,” Phys. Rev. Accel. Beams (2023),

Chen, S., Zhou, T., Du, Q., Wang, D., Gilardi, A., Vay, J.-L., Li, D., van Tilborg, J., Schroeder, C., Esarey, E., Wilcox, Geddes, R. G. “Broadband spectral combining of three pulse-shaped fiber amplifiers with 42 fs compressed pulse duration,” Optics Express 31 (2023),

Superconducting Magnet Program

Refereed literature

José Luis Rudeiros Fernández and Paolo Ferracin, “Uni-layer magnets: a new concept for LTS and HTS based superconducting magnets,” Supercond. Sci. Technol. 36 (2023),

Accelerator Modeling Program

Refereed literature

Qiang, J. “Differentiable self-consistent space-charge simulation for accelerator design,” Phys. Rev. Accel. Beams 26 (2023),

Huebl. A. and Vay, J.-L. “Accessible Exascale Simulation Tools for Particle Accelerators and Beams,” APS-DPB Newsletter (2023),

Fedeli, L., Huebl, A., Boillod-Cerneux, F., Clark, T., Gott, K., Hillairet, C., Jaure, S., Leblanc, A., Lehe, R., Myers, A., Piechurski, C., Sato, M., Zaim, N., Zhang, W., Vay, J.-L., and Vincenti, H. “Pushing the Frontier in the Design of Laser-Based Electron Accelerators with Groundbreaking Mesh-Refined Particle-In-Cell Simulations on Exascale-Class Supercomputers,” SC22: International Conference for High-Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC). ISSN:2167-4337, pp. 25-36, Dallas, TX, US (2022),

Invited talks

Vay, J.-L. “Simulation challenges for a multi-stage plasma accelerator”, ALEGRO 2023, DESY Hamburg, Germany, March 22-24, 2023

Huebl, A., et al. “Our Road to Exascale: Particle Accelerator & Laser-Plasma Modeling”, ECP Webinar Series on Best Practices for HPC Software Developers, March 15, 2023, virtual, USA

Lehe, R. “Particle-In-Cell simulations in Plasma Acceleration” lecture series, Heraeus seminar on Plasma Acceleration, Bad Honnef Physics School, Bad Honnef, Germany, Feb. 5-10, 2023.

Huebl, A. “Particle Accelerator & Laser-Plasma Modeling at Exascale”, in “IAS Seminar Series”, Juelich, Feb 23, 2023, virtual in Germany

Huebl, A. “ATAP All2All Seminar: Exascale Modeling for Particle Accelerators”, in “ATAP seminars”, LBNL, Jan 30, 2023 in Berkeley, USA

Huebl. A., et al. “Performance Portable Implementations of Particle-in-Cell Methods”, MS373 session organization and opener talk, 2023 SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, February 27, 2023, Amsterdam, Netherlands

New preprints

Huebl, A., et al., “From Compact Plasma Particle Sources to Advanced Accelerators with Modeling at Exascale”, AAC22 proceedings, invited plenary, 2023,

Zaïm, N., Sainte-Marie, A., Fedeli, L., Bartoli, P., Huebl, A., Vay, J.-L., and Vincenti, H. “Light-Matter Interaction Near the Schwinger Limit Using Tightly Focused Doppler-Boosted Lasers,” 2023,


Vay, J.-L., Huebl, A., et al. “WarpX in ECP: Now and Then”, in “ECP Annual Meeting,” Jan. 16, 2023, in Houston, TX, USA

Software Releases

Huebl, A., Poeschel, F., Koller, F., and Gu, J. “openPMD-api 0.15.0: C++ & Python API for Scientific I/O with openPMD,” 2023,


Refereed literature

Chen, S., Zhou, T., Du, Q., Wang, D., Gilardi, A., Vay, J.-L., Li, D., van Tilborg, J., Schroeder, C., Esarey, E., Wilcox, R., and Geddes, C. “Broadband spectral combining of three pulse-shaped fiber amplifiers with 42fs compressed pulse duration,” Optics Express 31, (2023),