Particle-in-cell simulations reveal that strong attosecond electromagnetic pulses and dense attosecond electron bunches emerge synchronously from laser-plasma interaction in the relativistic λ3 regime. This provides a basis for relativistic attosecond optoelectronics.
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N. M. Naumova, J. A. Nees, and G. A. Mourou, "Attosecond Optoelectronics in the Relativistic λ3 Regime," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JThB2.
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