|Generation of femtosecond gamma-ray bursts stimulated by laser-driven hosing evolution|
|Ma, Y; Chen, LM; Li DZ(李大章); Li, DZ; Yan, WC; Huang, K; Chen, M; Sheng, ZM; Nakajima, K; Tajima, T; Zhang, J
|摘要||The promising ability of a plasma wiggler based on laser wakefield acceleration to produce betatron X-rays with photon energies of a few keV to hundreds of keV and a peak brilliance of 10(22)-10(23) photons/s/mm(2)/mrad(2)/0.1% BW has been demonstrated, providing an alternative to large-scale synchrotron light sources. Most methods for generating betatron radiation are based on two typical approaches, one relying on an inherent transverse focusing electrostatic field, which induces transverse oscillation, and the other relying on the electron beam catching up with the rear part of the laser pulse, which results in strong electron resonance. Here, we present a new regime of betatron.-ray radiation generated by stimulating a large-amplitude transverse oscillation of a continuously injected electron bunch through the hosing of the bubble induced by the carrier envelope phase (CEP) effect of the self-steepened laser pulse. Our method increases the critical photon energy to the MeV level, according to the results of particle-in-cell (PIC) simulations. The highly collimated, energetic and femtosecond gamma-ray bursts that are produced in this way may provide an interesting potential means of exploring nuclear physics in table top photo nuclear reactions.|
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Ma, Y,Chen, LM,Li DZ,et al. Generation of femtosecond gamma-ray bursts stimulated by laser-driven hosing evolution[J]. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS,2016,6.
Ma, Y.,Chen, LM.,李大章.,Li, DZ.,Yan, WC.,...&Zhang, J.(2016).Generation of femtosecond gamma-ray bursts stimulated by laser-driven hosing evolution.SCIENTIFIC REPORTS,6.
Ma, Y,et al."Generation of femtosecond gamma-ray bursts stimulated by laser-driven hosing evolution".SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 6(2016).