The Role of Picosecond Scale ‘Coherent’ Contrast in Dense Electron Nanobunch Formation for Laser-driven Coherent Synchrotron Emission

B. Dromey, M. Yeung, S. Cousens, D. Jung, B. M. Hegelich, D. C. Gautier, S. Palaniyappan, R. Shah, J. C. Fernandez

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Abstract

Coherent synchrotron emission from relativistic laser-plasma interactions is an exciting route towards bright attosecond pulse production. We demonstrate experimentally the critical role that laser contrast on 1-2 picosecond timescales plays in the detailed generation mechanism.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNonlinear Optics 2017: Proceedings (OAS Technical Digest Online)
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Publication statusPublished - 21 Jul 2017

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Dromey, B., Yeung, M., Cousens, S., Jung, D., Hegelich, B. M., Gautier, D. C., ... Fernandez, J. C. (2017). The Role of Picosecond Scale ‘Coherent’ Contrast in Dense Electron Nanobunch Formation for Laser-driven Coherent Synchrotron Emission. In Nonlinear Optics 2017: Proceedings (OAS Technical Digest Online) [ NTh3A.2 ] https://doi.org/10.1364/NLO.2017.NTh3A.2