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Title: An effectivefield theory approach to Compton scattering in plasma
Authors: Kumar, Ravindra
Ravishankar, V.
Krishan, Vinod
Keywords: Compton scattering
Plasma
Effective Lagrangian
Longitudinal mode
Issue Date: 4-Jun-2012
Publisher: Elesvier B.V.
Citation: Physical Letters A, 2012, Vol.376, p2053
Abstract: We study Compton scattering in plasma medium via an effectivefield theory, by incorporating the contributions of longitudinal as well as transverse permittivities with their temperature dependent dispersive terms. We show that the introduction of the longitudinal mode not only increases the cross-section many-fold than in the case of vacuum, but also leads as a consequence to a well collimated and mono-energetic spectrum of scattered electrons, with the divergence ∼6 mrad, suggesting that this approach has potential application to laser plasma accelerators.
Description: Restricted Access.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/4877
ISSN: 0375-9601
Alternative Location: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012PhLA..376.2053K
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physleta.2012.05.014
Copyright: 2012 Elesvier B.V.
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