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Plasma-based wakefield accelerators as sources of axion-like particles

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Article number033022
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>28/03/2018
<mark>Journal</mark>New Journal of Physics
Volume20
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished
Early online date6/03/18
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

We estimate the average flux density of minimally-coupled axion-like particles generated by a laser-driven plasma wakefield propagating along a constant strong magnetic field. Our calculations suggest that a terrestrial source based on this approach could generate a pulse of axion-like particles whose flux density is comparable to that of solar axion-like particles at Earth. This mechanism is optimal for axion-like particles with mass in the range of interest of contemporary experiments designed to detect dark matter using microwave cavities.