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High energy electron radiography scheme with high spatial and temporal resolution in three dimension based on a e-LINAC

  • Y. Zhao (a1) (a2), Z. Zhang (a1), W. Gai (a3) (a4), Y. Du (a4), S. Cao (a1), J. Qiu (a3), Q. Zhao (a1), R. Cheng (a1), X. Zhou (a1), J. Ren (a1), W. Huang (a3), C. Tang (a3), H. Xu (a1) and W. Zhan (a1)...

Abstract

We present a scheme of electron beam radiography to dynamically diagnose the high energy density (HED) matter in three orthogonal directions simultaneously based on electron Linear Accelerator. The dynamic target information such as, its profile and density could be obtained through imaging the scattered electron beam passing through the target. Using an electron bunch train with flexible time structure, a very high temporal evolution could be achieved. In this proposed scheme, it is possible to obtain 1010 frames/second in one experimental event, and the temporal resolution can go up to 1 ps, spatial resolution to 1 µm. Successful demonstration of this concept will have a major impact for both future inertial confinement fusion science and HED physics research.

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Address correspondence and reprint requests to: Y. Zhao, Institute of Modern Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou 730000, China and Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL 60439, USA. E-mail: zhaoyongtao@xjtu.edu.cn, wg@anl.gov

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