TITLE

Vacuum laser-driven acceleration by a slits-truncated Bessel beam

AUTHOR(S)
Li, D.; Imasaki, K.
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;1/17/2005, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p031110
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An approach of vacuum acceleration by the longitudinal electric field of laser Bessel beam is proposed in this letter. Laser Bessel beam, truncated by a set of annular slits, exhibits several special zones over its propagation path, where an electron could avoid deceleration as it slides into the decelerating phase. Because of the “diffraction-free” properties of Bessel beam, a long interaction distance could be sustained and multistage configuration becomes possible. With the help of single particle model, the potential of a multistage acceleration scheme driven by a Laser Bessel beam is shown.
ACCESSION #
16345281

 

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