Modeling the formation of nanometer-scale high-density electron bunches in relativistic laser-solid interaction: Effects of numerical resolution

Nicholas M. Fasano, Matthew R. Edwards, Julia M. Mikhailova

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Abstract

With numerical simulations we demonstrate that laser-driven electrons near solid targets bunch together and travel along a synchrotron-like trajectories. The effect of numerical resolution on the formation of these nanoscale bunches is studied.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2018
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Print)9781943580460
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018
EventFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2018 - Washington, DC, United States
Duration: Sep 16 2018Sep 20 2018

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F114-FIO 2018

Other

OtherFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2018
CountryUnited States
CityWashington, DC
Period9/16/189/20/18

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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    Fasano, N. M., Edwards, M. R., & Mikhailova, J. M. (2018). Modeling the formation of nanometer-scale high-density electron bunches in relativistic laser-solid interaction: Effects of numerical resolution. In Frontiers in Optics, FIO 2018 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers; Vol. Part F114-FIO 2018). OSA - The Optical Society. https://doi.org/10.1364/FIO.2018.JW3A.30