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The laser-matter interaction meets the high energy physics: Laser-plasma accelerators and bright X/γ-ray sources

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  30 August 2005

D. GIULIETTI
Affiliation:
Intense Laser Irradiation Laboratory, IPCF-CNR, Pisa, Sezione INFN di Pisa, Italy Dipartimento di Fisica dell'Università di Pisa, Italy
M. GALIMBERTI
Affiliation:
Intense Laser Irradiation Laboratory, IPCF-CNR, Pisa, Sezione INFN di Pisa, Italy
A. GIULIETTI
Affiliation:
Intense Laser Irradiation Laboratory, IPCF-CNR, Pisa, Sezione INFN di Pisa, Italy
L.A. GIZZI
Affiliation:
Intense Laser Irradiation Laboratory, IPCF-CNR, Pisa, Sezione INFN di Pisa, Italy
L. LABATE
Affiliation:
Intense Laser Irradiation Laboratory, IPCF-CNR, Pisa, Sezione INFN di Pisa, Italy
P. TOMASSINI
Affiliation:
Intense Laser Irradiation Laboratory, IPCF-CNR, Pisa, Sezione INFN di Pisa, Italy

Abstract

Laser matter interaction in the regime of super-intense and ultra-short laser pulses is discovering common interests and goals for plasma and elementary particles physics. Among them, the electron laser wakefield acceleration and the X/γ tunable sources, based on the Thomson scattering (TS) of optical photons on accelerated electrons, represent the most challenging applications. The activity of the Intense Laser Irradiation Laboratory in this field will be presented.

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Research Article
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© 2005 Cambridge University Press

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Footnotes

This paper was presented at the 28th ECLIM conference in Rome, Italy.

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