# From quantum to classical modeling of radiation reaction: a focus on the radiation spectrum

@article{Niel2018FromQT,
title={From quantum to classical modeling of radiation reaction: a focus on the radiation spectrum},
author={Fabien Niel and Caterina Riconda and F. Amiranoff and Mathieu Lobet and Julien Derouillat and Francisco de Luis P{\'e}rez and Tommaso Vinci and Mickael Grech},
journal={Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion},
year={2018},
volume={60}
}
• Published 8 February 2018
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Soon available multi-petawatt ultra-high-intensity (UHI) lasers will allow us to probe high-amplitude electromagnetic fields interacting with either ultra-relativistic electron beams or hot plasmas in the moderately quantum regime. The correct modeling of the back-reaction of high-energy photon emission on the radiating electron dynamics, henceforth referred to as radiation reaction (RR), is a key point for UHI physics. This will lead to both validation of theoretical predictions on the photon…
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