P-11: ICS Radiation

Principle Investigator:
Simon Bohlen

Contact in absentia:
Kristjan Poder

Description and goals:
Inverse Compton Scattering (ICS) is the process of electron and photon scattering, whereby the electron transfers a portion of its energy to the photon, resulting in radiation in the x-ray or gamma-ray regime. Many parameters of the resulting ICS beam are defined by electron parameters, enabling the measurement of these electron parameters such as energy, divergence, etc. by a measurement of the resulting photon beam.

At FLASHForward these measurements are planned in order to characterise both driver and witness bunches. Dedicated beam paths for head-on (0-10 deg) and sideways (90 degree) scattering are planned to enable the measurement of longitudinal and transverse beam parameters.