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Author Tajima, T.
Sponsorship IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society ♦ Computer Applications in Nuclear and Plasma Sciences (CANPS) ♦ Lawrence Berkeley Lab. ♦ Lawrence Livermore Nat. Lab. ♦ APS ♦ College of William and Mary ♦ Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility ♦ NASA ♦ Defence Nuclear Agency ♦ Sandia National Laboratories ♦ Jet Propulsion Laboratory ♦ Brookhaven Nat. Lab. ♦ Lawrence Livermore Nat. Lab ♦ IEEE/NPPS Radiat. Effects Committee ♦ Defence Nuclear Agency/DoD ♦ Sandia National Laboratories/DOE ♦ Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA ♦ Phillips Lab./DoD
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1963
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Physics ♦ Modern physics ♦ Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword Plasma accelerators ♦ Frequency ♦ Plasma density ♦ Laser beams ♦ Laser theory ♦ Particle beams ♦ Electron beams ♦ Raman scattering ♦ Ion accelerators ♦ Physics
Abstract Parallel intense laser beams ¿0, k0 and ¿1,k1 shone on a plasma with frequency separation equal to the electron plasma frequency ¿pe is capable of creating a coherent large longitudinal electric field EL = ¿¿¿ mc ¿pe/e of the order of 1-10GeV/cm for plasma density 1018-20 cm-3 through the forward Raman scattering. A concept of applying this process to an ultra-high energy (100-1000 TeV range) accelerator is considered. Associated physics questions such as the laser beam propagation, self-trapping, filamentation, the longitudinal dephasing etc. are discussed. As a method to overcome the longitudinal dephasing, the relativistic forward Brillouin scattering process is proposed, where the frequency separation of two lasers is now ¿pi with ¿pi being the ion plasma frequency.
Description Author affiliation :: Department of Physics and Institute for Fusion Studies University of Texas Austin, TX 78712
ISSN 00189499
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1983-08-01
Publisher Place U.S.A.
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Volume Number 30
Issue Number 4
Size (in Bytes) 1.20 MB
Page Count 3
Starting Page 3209
Ending Page 3211

Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library