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Laser-matter experiments in superstrong electromagnetic fields
Author(s): Peter H.Y. Lee
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Paper Abstract

Recent advances in short-pulse high-brightness lasers, capable of delivering focused irradiances far in excess of an atomic unit, have opened up an entirely new field in experimental research. Theoretical predictions and new phenomena of super-intense laser- matter processes can now be examined in the laboratory. An experiment on a search for multiphoton-induced inner-shell excitations is briefly described. Possibilities of conducting several fundamental experiments in quantum electrodynamics and nuclear physics are individually discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 September 1993
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1928, International Symposium on Laser-Plasma Interactions, (10 September 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.155788
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Peter H.Y. Lee, TRW Space and Technology Group (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1928:
International Symposium on Laser-Plasma Interactions

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