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Electron acceleration by the net inverse bremsstrahlung of ultrahigh-intensity laser in plasma waves
Author(s): Shang Hoon Kim
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Paper Abstract

The net inverse bremsstrahlung (NIB) acceleration of high-energy electrons traveling in isotropic turbulent plasma waves and a laser light in the ultra-high intensity regime where the e times potential amplitude of the laser wave is much greater than the electron rest energy is inves­ tigated by means of quantum kinetics based on the Dirac equation. The NIB force is independent of the spread of the electron beam energy, and increases with the electron beam energy. However, the NIB force scales as the inverse of the laser intensity.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1992
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1627, Solid State Lasers III, (1 June 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.60173
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Shang Hoon Kim, Univ. of Texas/Arlington (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1627:
Solid State Lasers III
Gregory J. Quarles, Editor(s)

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