Gabor Lens meeting: 9MAR2023; 16:00 GMT

Present: CB(Chair), Kl, CW, SE, MC, EB, RH


  1. All previous items actioned:
    1. 27-30Mar23 - IOP Annual Physics Plasma Conference, Oxford, UK. ​ fully booked due to small venue. Abstract to be removed.
  1. Conferences
    1. 16-17 March 2023 1st International Workshop on Particle Minibeam Therapy. Paris, France. LhARA colleagues attending.
    2. 7-12May23 - 14th International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC). Venice, Italy. - Abstract submitted with WP2. Poster to be sent to CW electronically. ​
    3. 3-7 July 2023 - 49th European Conference on Plasma Physics, Bordeaux, France.
  1. Grants & resources
    1. No update
  1. IAB review
    1. Review document response still being accepted. Expect to finalise next week.
  1. Research.
    1. EB update from 6-11Mar23 Laser and Plasma Accelerators Workshop 2023. Lagos, Algarge, Portugal. ​
      Well attended talk with a few questions:
      1. Regarding beam divergence in simulation vs. reality. Simulation divergence only for ions of interest.
      2. Why Gabor lens? Advice provided that quadrupoles should be looked at.
      3. Where will LhARA/ITRF be based? Unsure.
  1. AOB
    1. KL meeting with CERN colelages about possible collaboration 30 March. Plasma/Gabor support would be useful
    2. EB reports WP2 to revisit preplasma as contrast now measured at SCAPA.


Summary of actions:

  1. CB to create doodle poll for possible Capture meeting move.
  2. KL to provide details of CERN meeting to assist with attending.
  3. ON to be invited to Capture meetings.


  1. Introduction, notes and actions: Chair/All
  1. Upcoming Meetings: CB
  1. Grant & resource updates: CB/PIs
  1. IAB review update: CB
  1. Research update: All
  1. AOB: All

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