Optical Society (The) (OSA) - Production of tens-of-MeV Compton gamma-rays from a 2 GeV laser-plasma electron accelerator

2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)

Author(s): J. M. Shaw ; A. C. Bernstein ; Y. Y. Chang ; R. Zgadzaj ; A. Hannasch ; K. Weichmann ; J. Welch ; M. LaBerge ; W. Henderson ; H. E. Tsai ; N. Fazel ; X. Wang ; T. Ditmire ; M. Donovan ; G. Dyer ; E. Gaul ; J. Gordon ; M. Martinez ; M. Spinks ; T. Toncian ; M. C. Downer
Publisher: Optical Society (The) (OSA)
Publication Date: 1 June 2016
Conference Location: San Jose, CA, USA
Conference Date: 5 June 2016
Page(s): 1 - 2
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-943580-11-8
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We generate a collimated (<;1mrad) beam of gamma rays that penetrate several centimeters of lead by retro-reflecting a petawatt laser pulse onto trailing ~2 GeV electrons with a plasma mirror... View More

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