Linear and nonlinear Thomson scattering for advanced X-ray sources in PLASMONX
Authors: Tomassini P., Bacci A., Cary J., Ferrario M., Giulietti A., Giulietti D., Gizzi LA., Labate L., Serafini L., Petrillo V., Vaccarezza C.
Autors Affiliation: Ist Nazl Fis Nucl MI, I-20133 Milan, Italy; CNR, IPCF, I-56124 Pisa, Italy; Univ Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 USA; Tech X Corp, Boulder, CO 80303 USA; Ist Nazl Fis Nucl, Lab Nazl Frascati, I-00044 Frascati, Italy; Ist Nazl Fis Nucl PI, I-56217 Pisa, Italy; Univ Pisa, Dipartimento Fis Enrico Fermi, I-56127 Pisa, Italy; Univ Milan, Dipartimento Fis, I-20133 Milan, Italy
Abstract: Thomson scattering of laser pulses onto ultrarelativistic e-bunches is becoming an advanced source of tunable, quasi-monochromatic, and ultrashort X/gamma radiation. Sources aimed at reaching a high flux of scattered photons need to be driven by high-brightness e-beams, whereas extremely short (femtosecond scale or less) sources need to make femtosecond-long e-beams that collide with the laser pulses. In this paper, we explore the performance of the PLASMONX TS source in several operating regimes, including preliminary results on a source based on e-bunches produced by laser wakefield acceleration and controlled injection via density down ramp.
Journal/Review: IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON PLASMA SCIENCE
Volume: 36 (4) part 4 Pages from: 1782 to: 1789
KeyWords: Compton scattering; Thomson scattering (TS); X-ray sourcesDOI: 10.1109/TPS.2008.927428Citations: 37data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2021-11-28References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here