Outline of the ELI-Beamlines facility

B. Rus*, F. Batysta, J. Čáp, M. Divoký, M. Fibrich, M. Griffiths, R. Haley, T. Havlíček, M. Hlaváč, J. Hřebíček, P. Homer, P. Hříbek, J. Jandourek, L. Juha, G. Korn, P. Korouš, M. Košelja, M. Kozlová, D. Kramer, M. KrůsJ. C. Lagron, J. Limpouch, L. MacFarlane, M. Malý, D. Margarone, P. Matlas, L. Mindl, J. Moravec, T. Mocek, J. Nejdl, J. Novák, V. Olšovcová, M. Palatka, J. P. Perin, M. Pešlo, J. Polan, J. Prokůpek, J. Řídký, K. Rohlena, V. Růžička, M. Sawicka, L. Scholzová, D. Snopek, P. Strkula, L. Švéda

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Abstract

ELI-Beamlines will be a high-energy, repetition-rate laser pillar of the ELI (Extreme Light Infrastructure) project. It will be an international facility for both academic and applied research, slated to provide user capability since the beginning of 2016. The main objective of the ELI-Beamlines Project is delivery of ultra-short high-energy pulses for the generation and applications of high-brightness X-ray sources and accelerated particles. The laser system will be delivering pulses with length ranging between 10 and 150 fs and will provide high-energy petawatt and 10-PW peak powers. For high-field physics experiments it will be able to provide focused intensities attaining 1024 Wcm-2, while this value can be upgraded in a later phase without the need to upgrade the building infrastructure. In this paper we describe the overall conception and layout of the designed ELI-Beamlines facility, and review some essential elements of the design.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDiode-Pumped High Energy and High Power Lasers; ELI
Subtitle of host publicationUltrarelativistic Laser-Matter Interactions and Petawatt Photonics; and HiPER: The European Pathway to Laser Energy
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes
EventDiode-Pumped High Energy and High Power Lasers; ELI: Ultrarelativistic Laser-Matter Interactions and Petawatt Photonics; and HiPER: The European Pathway to Laser Energy - Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 18 Apr 201120 Apr 2011

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume8080
ISSN (Print)0277-786X

Conference

ConferenceDiode-Pumped High Energy and High Power Lasers; ELI: Ultrarelativistic Laser-Matter Interactions and Petawatt Photonics; and HiPER: The European Pathway to Laser Energy
CountryCzech Republic
CityPrague
Period18/04/201120/04/2011

Bibliographical note

Copyright:
Copyright 2011 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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