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Self-Thomson Backscattering of Ultra-Intense Laser from Thin Foil Target

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An electromagnetic solitary structure in attosecond regime is identified, costreaming with electron bunch. It is observed via nonlinear process of Self-Thomson backscattering of an ultra-intense laser from thin foil target. The process is termed as Self-Thomson Backscattering since the counter propagating electron sheets are generated by the drive laser itself. The radiation pressure acceleration model is considered for the interaction of a super-intense linearly polarized laser pulse with a thin foil in one-dimensional (1D) particle-in-cell (PIC) simulations.

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A. Sharma, "Self-Thomson Backscattering of Ultra-Intense Laser from Thin Foil Target," Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 5 No. 1, 2013, pp. 43-48. doi: 10.4236/jemaa.2013.51007.

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