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Title: Efficient Attosecond Phenomena in the Relativistic {lambda}3 Regime

Abstract

Particle-in-cell simulations of relativistically strong laser pulses interacting with overdense plasma targets predict that coherent motion of electrons leads to the efficient generation of strong attosecond electromagnetic pulses and dense attosecond electron bunches. The optimal conditions for these attosecond phenomena are achieved in the {lambda}3 regime, when few-cycle laser pulses are focused to a wavelength-limited spot, producing maximal intensity and maximal gradients with a given energy. The natural synchronism of these attosecond phenomena should enable a kind of relativistic attosecond optoelectronics.

Authors:
;  [1];  [2];  [2];  [3];  [2]
  1. Laboratoire d'Optique Appliquee, 91761 Palaiseau (France)
  2. (United States)
  3. Center for Ultrafast Optical Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20798508
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 827; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: 3. international conference on superstrong fields in plasmas, Varenna (Italy), 19-24 Sep 2005; Other Information: DOI: 10.1063/1.2195198; (c) 2006 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; ELECTROMAGNETIC PULSES; ELECTRONS; LASER RADIATION; LASERS; PLASMA HEATING; PLASMA SIMULATION; RELATIVISTIC PLASMA; RELATIVISTIC RANGE; WAVELENGTHS

Citation Formats

Naumova, Natalia, Mourou, Gerard, Center for Ultrafast Optical Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, FOCUS Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, Nees, John, and FOCUS Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109. Efficient Attosecond Phenomena in the Relativistic {lambda}3 Regime. United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.1063/1.2195198.
Naumova, Natalia, Mourou, Gerard, Center for Ultrafast Optical Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, FOCUS Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, Nees, John, & FOCUS Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109. Efficient Attosecond Phenomena in the Relativistic {lambda}3 Regime. United States. doi:10.1063/1.2195198.
Naumova, Natalia, Mourou, Gerard, Center for Ultrafast Optical Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, FOCUS Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, Nees, John, and FOCUS Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109. Fri . "Efficient Attosecond Phenomena in the Relativistic {lambda}3 Regime". United States. doi:10.1063/1.2195198.
@article{osti_20798508,
title = {Efficient Attosecond Phenomena in the Relativistic {lambda}3 Regime},
author = {Naumova, Natalia and Mourou, Gerard and Center for Ultrafast Optical Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 and FOCUS Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 and Nees, John and FOCUS Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109},
abstractNote = {Particle-in-cell simulations of relativistically strong laser pulses interacting with overdense plasma targets predict that coherent motion of electrons leads to the efficient generation of strong attosecond electromagnetic pulses and dense attosecond electron bunches. The optimal conditions for these attosecond phenomena are achieved in the {lambda}3 regime, when few-cycle laser pulses are focused to a wavelength-limited spot, producing maximal intensity and maximal gradients with a given energy. The natural synchronism of these attosecond phenomena should enable a kind of relativistic attosecond optoelectronics.},
doi = {10.1063/1.2195198},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
number = 1,
volume = 827,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Apr 07 00:00:00 EDT 2006},
month = {Fri Apr 07 00:00:00 EDT 2006}
}