Temporal laser-pulse-shape effects in nonlinear Thomson scattering

V. Yu Kharin, D. Seipt, S. G. Rykovanov

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Abstract

The influence of the laser-pulse temporal shape on the nonlinear Thomson scattering on-axis photon spectrum is analyzed in detail. Using the classical description, analytical expressions for the temporal and spectral structure of the scattered radiation are obtained for the case of symmetric laser-pulse shapes. The possibility of reconstructing the incident laser pulse from the scattered spectrum averaged over interference fringes in the case of high peak intensity and symmetric laser-pulse shape is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Article number063801
JournalPhysical Review A
Volume93
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 6 Jun 2016
Externally publishedYes

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