Statistical simulation of multiple Compton backscattering process

A. P. Potylitsyn, A. M. Kolchuzhkin

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A number of laboratories are currently developing monochromatic sources of X-rays and gamma quanta based on the Compton backscattering (CBS) of laser photons by relativistic electrons. Modern technologies are capable of providing a concentration of electrons and photons in the interaction point such that each primary electron can emit several hard photons. In contrast to the well-known nonlinear CBS process, in which an initial electron “absorbs” a few laser photons and emits a single hard one, the above-mentioned process can be called a multiple CBS process and is characterized by a mean number of emitted photons. The present paper is devoted to simulating the parameters of a beam of back scattered quanta based on the Monte Carlo technique. It is shown that, even in the case of strong collimation of a resulting photon beam, the radiation monochromaticity may deteriorate because of the contribution coming from the multiple photon emission, which is something that must be considered while designing new CBS sources.

Язык оригиналаАнглийский
Страницы (с-по)1000-1012
Число страниц13
ЖурналPhysics of Particles and Nuclei
Номер выпуска5
СостояниеОпубликовано - 1 янв 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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