Scientific Results

Viewpoint: Intense Laser Sheds Light on Radiation Reaction

Year: 2018

Authors: Macchi A.

Autors Affiliation: National Research Council (CNR), National Institute of Optics (INO), Adriano Gozzini Laboratory, Via Giuseppe Moruzzi 1, 56124 Pisa, Italy and Enrico Fermi Department of Physics, University of Pisa, Largo Bruno Pontecorvo 3, 56127 Pisa, Italy

Abstract: Experimentalists have used ultraintense laser light to explore a fundamental problem in quantum electrodynamics: the response of an accelerated electron to the radiation it emits.

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Volume: 11      Pages from: 13-1  to: 13-3

KeyWords: radiation reaction; laser-plasma acceleration;