Status of the Horizon 2020 EuPRAXIA conceptual design study

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The Horizon 2020 project EuPRAXIA (European Plasma Research Accelerator with eXcellence In Applications) is producing a conceptual design report for a highly compact and cost-effective European facility with multi-GeV electron beams accelerated using plasmas. EuPRAXIA will be set up as a distributed Open Innovation platform with two construction sites, one with a focus on beam-driven plasma acceleration (PWFA) and another site with a focus on laser-driven plasma acceleration (LWFA). User areas at both sites will provide access to free-electron laser pilot experiments, positron generation and acceleration, compact radiation sources, and test beams for high-energy physics detector development. Support centres in four different countries will complement the pan-European implementation of this infrastructure.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012059
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Physics Conference Series
StatePublished - 1 Nov 2019
Event10th International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC) - Melbourne, Australia
Duration: 19 May 201924 May 2019

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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