Accession Number : ADA298811

Title :   Vacuum Laser Acceleration.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Sprangle, Philip ; Esarey, Eric ; Krall, Jonathan ; Ting, Antonio

PDF Url : ADA298811

Report Date : 18 SEP 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : The purpose of this communication is to comment on and discuss laser acceleration of electrons in vacuum. In particular, we will: (1) critique the recent paper by C. M. Haaland, titled "Laser Electron Acceleration in Vacuum," (2) discuss some general features and characteristics of laser acceleration in vacuum, and (3) propose a vacuum laser acceleration concept called the "vacuum beat wave accelerator".

Descriptors :   *ELECTRON ACCELERATORS, LASER PUMPING, ELECTRONS, VACUUM APPARATUS, PHASE MODULATION.

Subject Categories : Particle Accelerators

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE