Spectroscopy of laser-plasma accelerated electrons: A novel concept based on Thomson scattering

Anno: 2003

Autori: Tomassini P., Galimberti M., Giulietti A., Giulietti D., Gizzi LA., Labate L.

Affiliazione autori: CNR, Area Ric, Intense Laser Irradiat Lab, IPCF, I-56124 Pisa, Italy;
Univ Pisa, Dipartimento Fis, Unita INFM, Pisa, Italy;
Univ Bologna, Dipartimento Fis, Bologna, Italy

Abstract: The spectrum of relativistic electron bunches with large energy dispersion, like the ones usually generated with laser-plasma acceleration processes, is difficult to obtain with conventional methods. A novel spectroscopic concept, based on the analysis of the photons generated by Thomson scattering of a probe laser pulse by the electron bunch, is presented. The feasibility of a single-pulse spectrometer, using an energy-calibrated charge coupled device as detector, is investigated. Numerical simulations performed in conditions typical of a real experiment show the effectiveness and accuracy of the new method. (C) 2003 American Institute of Physics.

Giornale/Rivista: PHYSICS OF PLASMAS

Volume: 10 (4)      Da Pagina: 917  A: 920

Parole chiavi: x-rays; pulses; diagnostics; radiation; bunches
DOI: 10.1063/1.1559992

Citazioni: 17
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