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Title: Electron-optical metrology with femtosecond time resolution (theory and experiment)

Abstract

The principles of simultaneous spatial and temporal focusing of photoelectron beams in nonstationary electric fields are theoretically studied and experimentally realised as applied to time-analysing image-converter tubes (ICTs). It is theoretically shown that the use of nonstationary focusing electric fields makes it possible to surpass the theoretical time resolution limit of ICTs (10{sup -4} s) determined for stationary fields by Zavoisky and Fanchenko in the 40s-50s of the last century. The possibility of forming electron packets with an energy of 10-30 KeV and a subfemtosecond duration (below 10{sup -15} s) gives impetus to the development of time-resolved electron diffraction, which is a direct method of investigation of atomic-molecular dynamics in solid and gaseous media. (extreme light fields and their applications)

Authors:
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  1. A M Prokhorov General Physics Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow (Russian Federation)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22113698
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Quantum Electronics (Woodbury, N.Y.); Journal Volume: 43; Journal Issue: 4; Other Information: Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
74 ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR PHYSICS; 73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; ELECTRIC FIELDS; ELECTRON BEAMS; ELECTRON DIFFRACTION; ELECTRONS; FOCUSING; GASES; IMAGE CONVERTERS; KEV RANGE; MOLECULAR DYNAMICS METHOD; SOLIDS; TIME RESOLUTION

Citation Formats

Andreev, S V, Vorob'ev, Nikolai S, Greenfield, D E, Lozovoi, V I, Monastyrskii, M A, Serdyuchenko, Yu N, Smirnov, A V, and Shchelev, Mikhail Ya. Electron-optical metrology with femtosecond time resolution (theory and experiment). United States: N. p., 2013. Web. doi:10.1070/QE2013V043N04ABEH015120.
Andreev, S V, Vorob'ev, Nikolai S, Greenfield, D E, Lozovoi, V I, Monastyrskii, M A, Serdyuchenko, Yu N, Smirnov, A V, & Shchelev, Mikhail Ya. Electron-optical metrology with femtosecond time resolution (theory and experiment). United States. doi:10.1070/QE2013V043N04ABEH015120.
Andreev, S V, Vorob'ev, Nikolai S, Greenfield, D E, Lozovoi, V I, Monastyrskii, M A, Serdyuchenko, Yu N, Smirnov, A V, and Shchelev, Mikhail Ya. Tue . "Electron-optical metrology with femtosecond time resolution (theory and experiment)". United States. doi:10.1070/QE2013V043N04ABEH015120.
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title = {Electron-optical metrology with femtosecond time resolution (theory and experiment)},
author = {Andreev, S V and Vorob'ev, Nikolai S and Greenfield, D E and Lozovoi, V I and Monastyrskii, M A and Serdyuchenko, Yu N and Smirnov, A V and Shchelev, Mikhail Ya},
abstractNote = {The principles of simultaneous spatial and temporal focusing of photoelectron beams in nonstationary electric fields are theoretically studied and experimentally realised as applied to time-analysing image-converter tubes (ICTs). It is theoretically shown that the use of nonstationary focusing electric fields makes it possible to surpass the theoretical time resolution limit of ICTs (10{sup -4} s) determined for stationary fields by Zavoisky and Fanchenko in the 40s-50s of the last century. The possibility of forming electron packets with an energy of 10-30 KeV and a subfemtosecond duration (below 10{sup -15} s) gives impetus to the development of time-resolved electron diffraction, which is a direct method of investigation of atomic-molecular dynamics in solid and gaseous media. (extreme light fields and their applications)},
doi = {10.1070/QE2013V043N04ABEH015120},
journal = {Quantum Electronics (Woodbury, N.Y.)},
number = 4,
volume = 43,
place = {United States},
year = {Tue Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2013},
month = {Tue Apr 30 00:00:00 EDT 2013}
}
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