JEMAA  Vol.5 No.1 , January 2013
Self-Thomson Backscattering of Ultra-Intense Laser from Thin Foil Target
Author(s) Ashutosh Sharma
Abstract

An electromagnetic solitary structure in attosecond regime is identified, costreaming with electron bunch. It is observed via nonlinear process of Self-Thomson backscattering of an ultra-intense laser from thin foil target. The process is termed as Self-Thomson Backscattering since the counter propagating electron sheets are generated by the drive laser itself. The radiation pressure acceleration model is considered for the interaction of a super-intense linearly polarized laser pulse with a thin foil in one-dimensional (1D) particle-in-cell (PIC) simulations.


Cite this paper
A. Sharma, "Self-Thomson Backscattering of Ultra-Intense Laser from Thin Foil Target," Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 5 No. 1, 2013, pp. 43-48. doi: 10.4236/jemaa.2013.51007.
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