Postdoctoral Research Associate position in plasma acceleration science, Ecole Polytechnique - LOA, Paris, France

Within Ecole Polytechnique’s Department of Physics, the Postdoctoral Research Associate will join the UPX research group at Laboratoire d’Optique Appliquée (LOA) to work on the topic of particle-beam-driven plasma wakefield acceleration. The primary goal of this postdoctoral position is to implement and conduct experiments aimed at advancing beam-driven plasma accelerator research and to evaluate the potential of hybrid schemes, combining laser-driven plasma accelerators (also referred to as LWFA), and beam-driven plasma accelerators (also referred to as PWFA), for the production of high-brightness beams and light sources. The Research Associate will also contribute to a recently approved experimental proposal for FACET-II, on the topic of electromagnetic beam filamentation instabilities and the associated generation of gamma rays.

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