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Possibility of prolific pair production with high-power lasers.
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PMID:  19113319     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Prolific electron-positron pair production is possible at laser intensities approaching 10;{24} W cm;{-2} at a wavelength of 1 mum. An analysis of electron trajectories and interactions at the nodes (B=0) of two counterpropagating, circularly polarized laser beams shows that a cascade of gamma rays and pairs develops. The geometry is generalized qualitatively to linear polarization and laser beams incident on a solid target.
A R Bell; John G Kirk
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2008-11-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Physical review letters     Volume:  101     ISSN:  0031-9007     ISO Abbreviation:  Phys. Rev. Lett.     Publication Date:  2008 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-12-30     Completed Date:  2009-01-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401141     Medline TA:  Phys Rev Lett     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  200403     Citation Subset:  -    
Clarendon Laboratory, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PU, United Kingdom.
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