A novel approach to electron acceleration using spatiotemporal pulse shaping is described. Simulations using parameters of commonly available Ti:Sapphire systems (I~1011W/cm2) yield single electron energies on the order of a few MeV.
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D. H. Torchinsky, T. Feurer, and K. A. Nelson, "Electron acceleration through spatiotemporal pulse shaping of ultrashort laser pulses," in 14th International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper ME61.
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