Effects of filamentation instability on the divergence of relativistic electrons driven by ultraintense laser pulses

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Yang, X. H. ; Zhuo, H. B. ; Xu, H. ; Ge, Z. Y. ; Shao, F. Q. ; Borghesi, M. ; Ma, Y. Y. (2016)
  • Journal: volume 23 (issn: 1070-664X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1063/1.4966205
  • Subject: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3100/3104 | Condensed Matter Physics
    arxiv: Physics::Plasma Physics | Physics::Space Physics

<p>Generation of relativistic electron (RE) beams during ultraintense laser pulse interaction with plasma targets is studied by collisional particle-in-cell simulations. A strong magnetic field with a transverse scale length of several local plasma skin depths, associat... View more
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