Optical characterization of laser-driven electron acceleration

M. C. Kaluza, H. P. Schlenvoigt, S. P.D. Mangles, A. G.R. Thomas, A. E. Dangor, H. Schwoerer, W. B. Mori, Z. Najmudin, K. M. Krushelnick, A. Buck, M. Nicolai, K. Schmid, C. M.S. Sears, A. Sävert, J. M. Mikhailova, F. Krausz, L. Veisz

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


We present the first well-resolved experimental observation of the non-linear formation of a laser-driven plasma wave, its breaking leading to self-injection and acceleration of electrons in the wave's electric field in the regime of "Bubble-acceleration". FIO/ LS Technical Digest

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2011
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529176
StatePublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2011 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Oct 16 2011Oct 20 2011

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2011
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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