Quasi-monoenergetic electron beams of energies over 200MeV with high flux are generated from both nitrogen and helium gas with a modest laser power of 6.5TW. 2D PIC simulations are in progress to compare to experiments.
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Z. L. Chen, Y. Y. Tsui, N. Naseri, W. Rozmus, and R. Fedosejevs, "Wakefield Acceleration of Quasi-Monoenergetic 200MeV Electrons in Nitrogen and Helium Gas Targets," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper JThF3.
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