Welcome to the home page of the ALPHA-X Project

Alpha-X beam line

A Laser Wakefield Accelerator dedicated to the production and application of ultra-short electron bunches and radiation pulses located at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

See our brief overview of ALPHA-X (in layman’s terms).


Job opportunities at the Alpha-X project: 3 Research Associate and 1 PhD positions.

EPSRC grant: £4.5m ‘Lab in a bubble’ project could improve cancer care (21-06-2016).

Publication highlight: Role of momentum and velocity for radiating electrons (10-03-2016).

Beam line update: End of an era as ALPHA-X starts moving into SCAPA (03-03-2016).

Conferences and events

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