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Joel England


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R. Joel England

Lead Scientist, Normal Conducting Linac & Free Electron Laser Division (LFD), SLAC

Head of Accelerator Operations - Ultrafast Electron Diffraction Group

Executive Committee Member - Accelerator on a Chip Program (ACHIP)

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office:   Building 52: Room 315B.24

Advanced Acceleration Concepts, Laser Acceleration in Photonic Crystal Structures, Plasma Wakefield Acceleration, Longitudinal Phase Space Manipulation, Photoinjector Dynamics, Beam Diagnostic Techniques.


  • Beam-driven excitation of TM modes in photonic crystal accelerator structures.
  • Generation of ramped bunch profiles for plasma wakefield accelerator applications.
  • Design and demonstration of X-band deflecting cavity for sub-ps bunch profile measurement.
  • Study of sextupole corrections on longitudinal phase space in bunch compressors.
  • First demonstrations of laser-driven acceleration in enclosed dielectric structures.​

    Recent DLA Group Publications List


    • PhD, Accelerator Physics, UCLA, Los Angeles (2007)


    • (1999-2007): UCLA: Graduate Student Researcher
    • (2005-2005): RadiaBeam: Scientific Consultant
    • (2008-2010): SLAC: Research Associate
    • (2010-2015): SLAC: Panofsky Fellow
    • (2016-2020):  SLAC:  Staff Scientist
    • (2020-pres):  SLAC: Lead Scientist







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