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

  • D. GIULIETTI (a1) (a2), M. GALIMBERTI (a1), A. GIULIETTI (a1), L.A. GIZZI (a1), L. LABATE (a1) and P. TOMASSINI (a1)...

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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Address correspondence and reprint requests to: Danilo Giulietti, Dipartimento di Fisica, Via Buonarroti no. 1, 56100, Pisa, Italy. E-mail: danilo.giulietti@df.unipi.it

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

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