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Author Moore, C. I. ♦ Knauer, J. P. ♦ Meyerhofer, D. D.
Source United States Department of Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information
Content type Text
Language English
Subject Keyword PHYSICS ♦ PHOTON-ELECTRON COLLISIONS ♦ THOMSON SCATTERING ♦ COMPTON EFFECT ♦ PHOTON-ATOM COLLISIONS ♦ ACCELERATION ♦ MULTI-PHOTON PROCESSES ♦ MOMENTUM TRANSFER ♦ NEON ♦ MULTICHARGED IONS ♦ ANGULAR DISTRIBUTION ♦ LASER RADIATION
Abstract We have observed longitudinal acceleration of free electrons by photon scattering in the low-energy Thomson regime. This is the first observation of the transition between the Thomson and Compton regimes of electron scattering due to higher-order photon interactions.
ISSN 00319007
Educational Use Research
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1995-03-27
Publisher Department University of Rochester
Publisher Place United States
Journal Physical Review Letters
Volume Number 74
Issue Number 13
Organization University of Rochester


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