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Acceleration of electrons in thin metal films by strong ultrashort laser pulses
Author(s): Andrey V. Lugovskoy; Alexander V. Zinoviev; Timurbek Usmanov
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Paper Abstract

The possibility of effective electron acceleration in a thin solid film exposed to irradiation by two power ultrashort laser pulses are discussed. The acceleration effect is caused by resonant action of the radiation on electrons oscillating across the film with frequencies close to the laser frequency. The numerical analysis of the relativistic equations of electron motion is conducted.

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Date Published: 12 May 1998
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 3268, Gas and Chemical Lasers and Intense Beam Applications, (12 May 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.308072
Show Author Affiliations
Andrey V. Lugovskoy, NPO Akadempribor (Russia)
Alexander V. Zinoviev, NPO Akadempribor (Uzbekistan)
Timurbek Usmanov, NPO Akadempribor (Uzbekistan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3268:
Gas and Chemical Lasers and Intense Beam Applications
Ernest A. Dorko; Jeffrey L. Moler, Editor(s)

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