Experimental observation of optical diffraction radiation

I. E. Vnukov, B. N. Kalinin, G. A. Naumenko, D. V. Padalko, A. P. Potylitsyn, O. V. Chefonov

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The optical diffraction radiation of ultrarelativistic electrons at the boundary of a conducting medium is observed experimentally. Backward diffraction radiation, which, like transition radiation, is emitted at the angle of specular reflection from the target, is detected.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)802-807
Number of pages6
JournalJETP Letters
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1998

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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    Vnukov, I. E., Kalinin, B. N., Naumenko, G. A., Padalko, D. V., Potylitsyn, A. P., & Chefonov, O. V. (1998). Experimental observation of optical diffraction radiation. JETP Letters, 67(10), 802-807. https://doi.org/10.1134/1.567752