Hard X radiation and fast particles in laser plasma experiments at laser intensities of up to 5×1018 W/cm2 on the target surface

JETP Letters (Impact Factor: 1.36). 02/2000; 71(6):246-249. DOI: 10.1134/1.568326


Results are presented from an investigation of the hard X-ray spectrum and the parameters of fast particles in experiments
on the interaction of laser pulses with solid targets in the PROGRESS-P facility at laser intensities of up to 5×1018 W/cm2 on the target surface. The maximum energy of fast electrons obtained from direct measurements is found to be 8–10 MeV.

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