Analysis of Laser-Driven Particle Acceleration fromPlanar Infinite Conductive Boundaries

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This article explores the energy gain for a single relativistic electron from a monochromatic linearly polarized plane wave incident on a planar reflective boundary oriented at an arbitrary oblique angle, and compares the prediction for the energy gain from Inverse Transition Radiation method and the electric field path integral method. It is found that both methods predict the same energy gain regardless of the orientation of the boundary. A brief analysis on partially reflecting surfaces is presented.

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Plettner, T. & /Stanford U., Ginzton Lab. February 17, 2006.

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This article explores the energy gain for a single relativistic electron from a monochromatic linearly polarized plane wave incident on a planar reflective boundary oriented at an arbitrary oblique angle, and compares the prediction for the energy gain from Inverse Transition Radiation method and the electric field path integral method. It is found that both methods predict the same energy gain regardless of the orientation of the boundary. A brief analysis on partially reflecting surfaces is presented.

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  • Report No.: SLAC-PUB-11637
  • Grant Number: AC02-76SF00515
  • DOI: 10.2172/876444 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 876444
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc879691

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Plettner, T. & /Stanford U., Ginzton Lab. Analysis of Laser-Driven Particle Acceleration fromPlanar Infinite Conductive Boundaries, report, February 17, 2006; [Menlo Park, California]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc879691/: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.