### Abstract

Original language | English |
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Pages (from-to) | 1749-1756 |

Number of pages | 7 |

Journal | Philosophical Transactions A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences |

Volume | 366 |

Issue number | 1871 |

DOIs | |

Publication status | Published - 28 May 2008 |

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### Keywords

- laser wakefield
- plasma waves
- particle accelerators

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*Philosophical Transactions A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences*, vol. 366, no. 1871, pp. 1749-1756. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2007.2183

**Particle acceleration by electromagnetic waves.** / Bingham, R.

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Particle acceleration by electromagnetic waves

AU - Bingham, R.

PY - 2008/5/28

Y1 - 2008/5/28

N2 - We consider the symmetry in the interaction of photons and electrons, which has led to a common description of electron and photon accelerations; effects such as photon Landau damping arise naturally from such a treatment. Intense electromagnetic waves can act as a photon mirror to charged particles. The subsequent acceleration is equivalent to the photon pulse accelerating electrons. During the interaction or reflection process, the charged particle can emit bursts of radiation similar to the radiation emitted from the particles during wave breaking of plasma waves.

AB - We consider the symmetry in the interaction of photons and electrons, which has led to a common description of electron and photon accelerations; effects such as photon Landau damping arise naturally from such a treatment. Intense electromagnetic waves can act as a photon mirror to charged particles. The subsequent acceleration is equivalent to the photon pulse accelerating electrons. During the interaction or reflection process, the charged particle can emit bursts of radiation similar to the radiation emitted from the particles during wave breaking of plasma waves.

KW - laser wakefield

KW - plasma waves

KW - particle accelerators

UR - http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2007.2183

U2 - 10.1098/rsta.2007.2183

DO - 10.1098/rsta.2007.2183

M3 - Article

VL - 366

SP - 1749

EP - 1756

JO - Proceedings A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences

JF - Proceedings A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences

SN - 1364-5021

IS - 1871

ER -