Hot Electrons Transverse Refluxing in Ultraintense Laser-Solid Interactions

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Buffechoux, S.; Psikal, J.; Nakatsutsumi, M.; Romagnani, L.; Andreev, A.,; Zeil, K.; Amin, M.; Antici, P.; Burris-Mog, T.; Compant-La-Fontaine, A.; D'Humieres, E.; Fourmaux, S.; Gaillard, Sophie; Gobet, F.; Hannachi, F.; Kraft, S.; Mancic, A.; Plaisir, C.; Sarri, G.; Tarisien, M.; Toncian, T.; Schramm, U.; Tampo, M.; Audebert, P.; Willi, O.; E. Cowan, T.; Pepin, H.; Tikhonchuk, V.; Borghesi, M.; Fuchs, J.;
  • Publisher: American Physical Society
  • Journal: volume 105issn: 0031-9007
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.105.015005
  • Subject: 52.38.Kd, 41.85.Ew, 52.38.Dx, 52.65.Rr | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3100 | Physics and Astronomy(all) | SURFACE | [PHYS.NEXP]Physics [physics]/Nuclear Experiment [nucl-ex] | FOILS | ION-ACCELERATION | PULSE | TRANSPORT | [ PHYS.NEXP ] Physics [physics]/Nuclear Experiment [nucl-ex]

We have analyzed the coupling of ultraintense lasers (at similar to 2 X 1019 W/cm(2)) with solid foils of limited transverse extent (similar to 10 s of mu m) by monitoring the electrons and ions emitted from the target. We observe that reducing the target surface area a... View more
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