Dynamics of electron acceleration in plasmas

Laszlo Veisz, Alexander Buck, Maria Nicolai, Karl Schmid, Chris M.S. Sears, Alexander Svert, Julia M. Mikhailova, Malte C. Kaluza, Ferenc Krausz

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


We report the first direct temporal observation [1] of self-injected and shock-front injected [2] laser-driven electron acceleration. The dynamics of the plasma wave and an electron bunch duration of 6 fs is obtained.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012
StatePublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 6 2012May 11 2012

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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