Bunch: Thomson scattering from laser electron-bunch interaction
- author: Richard Pausch <r.pausch (at) hzdr.de>, Rene Widera <r.widera (at) hzdr.de>
- maintainer: Richard Pausch <r.pausch (at) hzdr.de>
This is a simulation of an electron bunch that collides head-on with a laser pulse.
Depending on the number of electrons in the bunch, their momentum and their distribution and depending on the laser wavelength and intensity, the emitted radiation differs.
A general description of this simulation can be found in [PauschDipl].
A detailed analysis of this bunch simulation can be found in [Pausch13].
A theoretical study of the emitted radiation in head-on laser electron collisions can be found in [Esarey93].
This test simulates an electron bunch with a relativistic gamma factor of gamma=5.0 and with a laser with a_0=1.0.
The resulting radiation should scale with the number of real electrons (incoherent radiation).
|[Pausch13]||R. Pausch, A. Debus, R. Widera, K. Steiniger, A. Huebl, H. Burau, M. Bussmann, U. Schramm.
How to test and verify radiation diagnostics simulations within particle-in-cell frameworks,
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A (2013),