Physics of Particles and Nuclei Letters

, Volume 15, Issue 7, pp 728–731 | Cite as

Trapping and Acceleration of Electron Bunches Generated by a Laser Pulse Moving through the Sharp Plasma Boundary

  • S. V. KuznetsovEmail author
High Energy Accelerators and Colliders


The formation and acceleration of electron bunches resulting from the self-injection of electrons into the wake wave from the laser pulse moving through a sharp plasma boundary are investigated in one-dimensional geometry. It is shown that electron trapping in the accelerating wakefield is governed by the electron energy and has a threshold character. The acceleration of the trapped bunch is numerically simulated.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Joint Institute for High TemperaturesRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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