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Carrier-envelope phase controlled dynamics of relativistic electron beams in a laser-wakefield accelerator

@inproceedings{Rovige2022CarrierenvelopePC,
  title={Carrier-envelope phase controlled dynamics of relativistic electron beams in a laser-wakefield accelerator},
  author={Lucas Rovige and Jos'ephine Monzac and Julius Huijts and Igor A. Andriyash and Aline Vernier and Jaismeen Kaur and Marie Ouill'e and Zhao Cheng and Vidmantas Tomkus and Valdas Girdauskas and Gediminas Ravciukaits and Juozas Dudutis and Valdemar Stankevivc and Paulius Gevcys and R. Lopez-Martens and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Faure},
  year={2022}
}
In laser-wakefield acceleration, an ultra-intense laser pulse is focused into an underdense plasma in order to accelerate electrons to relativistic velocities. In most cases, the pulses consist of multiple optical cycles and the interaction is well described in the framework of the ponderomotive force where only the envelope of the laser has to be considered. But when using single-cycle pulses, the ponderomotive approximation breaks down, and the actual waveform of the laser has to be taken into… 

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