Document Type : Original Article

Authors

Department of Physics, University of Shahid Beheshti, Tehran, Iran‎‎

Abstract

In this paper we investigate the electron laser wakefield acceleration using numerical solution of relativistic Vlasov-Maxwell equations with Semi-Lagrangian method. We found optimum pulse length to excite strong wakefields by investigation of electric fields and density variation, which caused by propagation of intense relativistic laser pulse through underdense plasma as well as average kinetic energy of electrons, for lasers with different pulse lengths.
 

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