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

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


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

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2016
Country/TerritoryUnited States

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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