Electron acceleration by a binomially chirped laser pulse
Department of Physics, American University of Sharjah, POB 26666, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
2 Department of Applied Physics, University of Sharjah, POB 27272, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
3 King’s University College, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
Accepted: 24 December 2020
Published online: 13 April 2021
A two-parameter model for chirping the frequency of a plane-wave laser pulse is introduced using a binomial expansion. Acceleration of single electrons, through interaction with the plane-wave binomially chirped laser pulse, is investigated by solving the relativistic equations of motion, analytically and numerically. Multi-GeV energy gains are reported from interaction with 10 W/cm peak-intensity chirped pulses.
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