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Lateral electron transport in high-intensity laser-irradiated foils diagnosed by ion emission

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Publiceringsår: 2007
Språk: Engelska
Publikation/Tidskrift/Serie: Physical Review Letters
Volym: 98
Nummer: 14
Dokumenttyp: Artikel
Förlag: American Physical Society

Sammanfattning

An experimental investigation of lateral electron transport in thin metallic foil targets irradiated by ultraintense (>= 10(19) W/cm(2)) laser pulses is reported. Two-dimensional spatially resolved ion emission measurements are used to quantify electric-field generation resulting from electron transport. The measurement of large electric fields (similar to 0.1 TV/m) millimeters from the laser focus reveals that lateral energy transport continues long after the laser pulse has decayed. Numerical simulations confirm a very strong enhancement of electron density and electric field at the edges of the target.

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  • Physics and Astronomy

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  • ISSN: 0031-9007

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