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
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781943580460
DOIs
StatePublished - 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
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2018
Country/TerritoryUnited 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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