Laser Wakefield Electron Acceleration

A Novel Approach Employing Supersonic Microjets and Few-Cycle Laser Pulses

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ISBN: 978-3-642-19949-3 (Print) 978-3-642-19950-9 (Online)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. No Access

    Book Chapter

    Pages 1-17

    Introduction

  3. Supersonic Micro-Jets

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 21-39

      Theory of Compressible Fluid Flow

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 41-70

      Numeric Flow Simulation

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 71-79

      Experimental Characterization of Gas Jets

  4. Few-Cycle Laser-Driven Electron Acceleration

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 81-81

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 83-107

      Electron Acceleration by Few-Cycle Laser Pulses: Theory and Simulation

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 109-117

      Experimental SetUp

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 119-130

      Experimental Results on Electron Acceleration

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 131-139

      Next Steps for Optimizing the Accelerator

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 141-143

      Conclusion

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 145-164