Energy gain by laser-accelerated electrons in a strong magnetic field.

  title={Energy gain by laser-accelerated electrons in a strong magnetic field.},
  author={Alexey V. Arefiev and Zheng Gong and A. P. L. Robinson},
  journal={Physical review. E},
  volume={101 4-1},
This paper deals with electron acceleration by a laser pulse in a plasma with a static uniform magnetic field B_{*}. The laser pulse propagates perpendicular to the magnetic field lines with the polarization chosen such that (E_{laser}·B_{*})=0. The focus of the work is on the electrons with an appreciable initial transverse momentum that are unable to gain significant energy from the laser in the absence of the magnetic field due to strong dephasing. It is shown that the magnetic field can… 

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