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 23issn: 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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