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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 7 — Mar. 30, 2009
  • pp: 4959–4969

Simulation of Gaussian laser beams and electron dynamics by Weniger transformation method

Jianxing Li, Weiping Zang, and Jianguo Tian  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 7, pp. 4959-4969 (2009)

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For an electron accelerated by a tightly focused Gaussian laser beam, its dynamics are usually simulated through the field obtained by Lax approach [Phys. Rev. A 11, 1365 (1975)]. However, as Lax series field (LSF) is not always convergent, the obtained results are usually inaccurate and even illogical. Here we report that the divergence of LSF can be eliminated by using Weniger transformation, and the electron dynamics simulated by this new field are logical and accurate.

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OCIS Codes
(260.1960) Physical optics : Diffraction theory
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

Original Manuscript: December 9, 2008
Revised Manuscript: February 10, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: February 11, 2009
Published: March 16, 2009

Jianxing Li, Weiping Zang, and Jianguo Tian, "Simulation of Gaussian laser beams and electron dynamics by Weniger transformation method," Opt. Express 17, 4959-4969 (2009)

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