Experimental observation of multiphoton Thomson scattering

Wenchao Yan, Grigory Golovin, Colton Fruhling, Daniel Haden, Ping Zhang, Jun Zhang, Baozhen Zhao, Cheng Liu, Shouyuan Chen, Sudeep Banerjee, Donald Umstadter

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High-power laser light is used to study Thomson scattering in the highly multiphoton regime. The experimental results are consistent with ultra-high field strengths and the scattering of close to 103 laser photons per electron.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2016
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Print)9781943580194
StatePublished - Jul 21 2014
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2016 - Rochester, United States
Duration: Oct 17 2016Oct 21 2016

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NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2016
CountryUnited States

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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    Yan, W., Golovin, G., Fruhling, C., Haden, D., Zhang, P., Zhang, J., Zhao, B., Liu, C., Chen, S., Banerjee, S., & Umstadter, D. (2014). Experimental observation of multiphoton Thomson scattering. In Frontiers in Optics, FiO 2016 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). OSA - The Optical Society. https://doi.org/10.1364/FIO.2016.FTu1C.2