Ultrarelativistic electrons in counterpropagating laser beams

  title={Ultrarelativistic electrons in counterpropagating laser beams},
  author={Q. Z. Lv and Erez Raicher and Christoph H. Keitel and Karen Z. Hatsagortsyan},
  journal={New Journal of Physics},
The dynamics and radiation of ultrarelativistic electrons in strong counterpropagating laser beams are investigated. Assuming that the particle energy is the dominant scale in the problem, an approximate solution of classical equations of motion is derived and the characteristic features of the motion are examined. A specific regime is found with comparable strong field quantum parameters of the beams, when the electron trajectory exhibits ultrashort spike-like features, which bears great… Expand
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