Significance of self magnetic field in long-distance collimation of laser-generated electron beams

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Chen, Shi; Huang, Jiaofeng; Niu, Yifei; Dan, Jiakun; Chen, Ziyu; Li, Jianfeng;
  • Subject: Physics - Plasma Physics
    arxiv: Physics::Accelerator Physics

Long-distance collimation of fast electron beams generated by laser-metallic-wire targets has been observed in recent experiments, while the mechanism behind this phenomenon remains unclear. In this work, we investigate in detail the laser-wire interaction processes wit... View more
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