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  • S. Chen, M. Rever, P. Zhang, W. Theobald, and D. Umstadter, "Observation of relativistic cross-phase modulation in high-intensity laser-plasma interactions," Phys. Rev. E 74, 046406 (2006).
  • Scott M. Sepke, Donald P. Umstadter, "Exact analytical solution for the vector electromagnetic field of Gaussian, flattened Gaussian, and annular Gaussian laser modes," Optics Letters 31 , 1447-1449 (May 2006).
  • Scott M. Sepke and Donald P. Umstadter, "Analytical solutions for the electromagnetic fields of tightly focused laser beams of arbitrary pulse length," Optics Letters 31, 2589-2591 (2006).
  • Scott M. Sepke, Donald P. Umstadter, "Analytical solutions for the electromagnetic fields of flattened and annular Gaussian laser modes. I. Small F-number laser focusing," JOSA B 23, 2157-2165 (2006).
  • Scott M. Sepke, Donald P. Umstadter, "Analytical solutions for the electromagnetic fields of flattened and annular Gaussian laser modes. II. Large F-number laser focusing," JOSA B 23, 2166-2173 (2006).
  • Scott M. Sepke, Donald P. Umstadter, "Analytical solutions for the electromagnetic fields of flattened and annular Gaussian laser modes. III. Arbitrary length pulses and spot sizes," JOSA B 23, 2295-2302 (2006).
  • Sudeep Banerjee, Scott Sepke, Rahul Shah, Anthony Valenzuela, Anatoly Maksimchuk, and Donald Umstadter, "Optical Deflection and Temporal Characterization of an Ultrafast Laser-Produced Electron Beam," Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 035004 (2005).
  • Donald Umstadter, "Einstein's impact on optics at the frontier," Phys. Letts. A 347, 121 (2005) [Einstein Special Issue - Edited by P. Holland].
  • Scott Sepke, Y. Y. Lau, James Paul Holloway, and Donald Umstadter, "Thomson scattering and ponderomotive intermodulation within standing laser beat waves in plasma," Phys. Rev. E 72, 026501 (2005).
  • Kim Ta Phuoc, Fréderic BurgyJean-Philippe Rousseau, Victor Malka, Antoine Rousse, Rahul Shah, Donald Umstadter, Alexander Pukhov, Sergei Kiselev, "Laser based synchrotron radiation," Phys. Plasmas 12, 023101 (2005).
  • D. Umstadter, S. Sepke, and S. Chen, “Relativistic Nonlinear Optics,”  Advances in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, Vol. 52, edited by P.R. Berman and C.C. Lin (Elsevier Inc., San Diego, 2005).
  • Antoine Rousse, KimTa Phuoc, Rahul Shah, Alexander Pukhov, Eric Lefebvre, Victor Malka, Sergey Kiselev, Fre´deric Burgy, Jean-Philippe Rousseau, Donald Umstadter, and Danie´le Hulin, "Production of a keV X-Ray Beam from Synchrotron Radiation in Relativistic Laser-Plasma Interaction," Phys.Rev. Lett. 93, 135005 (2004).
  • A. Maksimchuk, K. Flippo, H. Krause, G. Mourou, K. Nemoto, D. Shultz, D. Umstadter, R. Vane, V. Yu. Bychenkov, G. I. Dudnikova, V. F. Kovalev, K. Mima, V. N. Novikov, Y. Sentoku, S. V. Tolokonnikov, "High-Energy Ion Generation by Short Laser Pulses," Plasma Phys. Reports 30, 473 (2004).
  • E. S. Dodd, J. K. Kim, and D. Umstadter, "Simulation of ultrashort electron pulse generation from optical injection into wake-field plasma waves," Phys. Rev. E 70, 056410 (2004).
  • D. Umstadter, "Relativistic Nonlinear Optics," Encyclopedia of Modern Optics, edited by Robert D. Guenther, Duncan G. Steel and Leopold Bayvel, Elsevier, Oxford, (2004), p. 289 [invited].
  • P. Zhang, N. Saleh, S. Chen, Z.M. Sheng and D. Umstadter, “Laser-Energy Transfer and Enhancement of Plasma Waves and Electron Beams by Interfering High-Intensity Laser Pulses,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 225001 (2003)
  • K. Ta Phuoc, A. Rousse, M. Pittman, J. P. Rousseau, V. Malka, S. Fritzler, D. Umstadter, and D. Hulin, "X-Ray Radiation from Nonlinear Thomson Scattering of an Intense Femtosecond Laser on Relativistic Electrons in a Helium Plasma," Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 195001 (2003).
  • Fei He, Y. Y. Lau, Donald P. Umstadter, and Richard Kowalczyk, Backscattering of an Intense Laser Beam by an Electron, Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 055002 (2003).
  • D. Umstadter, “Topical Review: Relativistic Laser-Plasma Interactions,'' J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 36, R151–R165 (2003) [invited].
  • Z.-M. Sheng, J . Zhang, D . Umstadter, "Plasma density gratings induced by intersecting laser pulses in underdense plasmas," Appl. Phys. B 77, 673–680 (2003).
  • D. Umstadter, “Laser-driven x-ray sources,” 2003 Yearbook in Science and Technology (McGraw-Hill, New York, 2003), p. 215.   [Also appears online at AccessScience @ McGraw-Hill (http://www.accessscience.com/)] [invited].
  • Y.Y. Lau, F. He and D. Umstadter “Nonlinear Thomson scattering: A tutorial,” Phys. Plasmas 10, 2155 (2003) [invited].
  • P. Zhang, N. Saleh, S. Chen, Z.M. Sheng and D. Umstadter, “An Optical Trap for Relativistic Plasma,” Phys. Plasmas 10, 2093 (2003) [invited]. 
  • D. Umstadter, “Laser-Injected Laser Accelerator Concept,” Femtosecond Beam Science, edited by M. Uesaka (Imperial College Press/World Scientific, London, to be published, 2003) [invited].
  • S. Banerjee, A. R. Valenzuela, R. C. Shah, A. Maksimchuk, and D. Umstadter, “High-harmonic generation in plasmas from relativistic laser-electron scattering,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 20, 182 (2003).
  • Xiaofang Wang, Ned Saleh, Mohan Krishnan, Haiwen Wang, Sterling Backus, Margaret Murnane, Henry Kapteyn, Donald Umstadter, Quandong Wang, and Baifei Shen, “Generation of mega-electron-volt electron beams by an ultrafast intense laser pulse,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 20, 132 (2003).
  • F. He, YY Lau, D. Umstadter, T Strickler, "Phase dependence of Thomson scattering in an ultraintense laser field," Phys. Plasmas 9, 4325 (2002).
  • S. Banerjee, A. R. Valenzuela, R. C. Shah, A. Maksimchuk, and D. Umstadter, “High harmonic generation in relativistic laser–plasma interaction,” Phys. Plasmas 9, 2393 (2002) [invited].
  • G. Mourou and D. Umstadter, “Extreme Light,” Scientific American (May, 2002), p. 81 [invited].
  • Y Sentoku, V. Y. Bychenkov, K. Flippo, A. Maksimchuk, K. Mima, G. Mourou. Z. M. Sheng and D. Umstadter, High-energy Ion Generation in Interaction of Short Laser Pulse with High-Density Plasma, Appl. Phys. B 74, 207–215 (2002).
  • N. Saleh, P. Zhang, S. Chen, Z.-M. Sheng, A. Maksimchuk, V. Yanovsky, and D. Umstadter, “A Proof-of-Principle Experiment of Optical Injection of Electrons in Laser-Driven Plasma Waves,” AIP Conf. Proc. 647, 690 (2002).
  • K. Flippo, A. Maksimchuk, S. Banerjee, K. Nash, V. Wong, T. Lin, K. Nemoto, V. Yu. Bychenkov, Y. Sentoku, G. Mourou, and D. Umstadter, “Study of Energetic Ion Generation from High-Intensity-Laser Dense-Plasma Interactions,” AIP Conf. Proc. 647, 255 (2002).
  • D. Umstadter, S. Banerjee, S. Chen, E. Dodd, K. Flippo, A. Maksimchuk, N. Saleh, A. Valenzuela, and P. Zhang, “Developments in relativistic nonlinear optics,” AIP Conf. Proc. 611, 95 (2002).
  • E. Dodd and D. Umstadter, “Coherent control of stimulated Raman scattering using chirped laser pulses,” Phys. Plasmas 8, 3531 (2001).
  • D. Umstadter, “Physics and Applications of Relativistic Plasmas Driven by Ultra-intense Lasers,” Phys.  Plasmas 8,1774—1785 (2001) [invited].
  • V. Yu. Bychenkov, W. Rozmus, A. Maksimchuk, D. Umstadter , and C. E. Capjack, Fast Ignitor Concept with Light Ions, Plasma Physics Reports, 27, pp. 1017–1020 (2001). [Translated from Fizika Plazmy, 27, 1076–1080 (2001).]
  • K. Nemoto, A. Maksimchuk, S. Banerjee, K. Flippo, G. Mourou, and D. Umstadter and V. Yu. Bychenkov, ``Laser-triggered Ion Acceleration and Table Top Isotope Production,'' Appl. Phys. Lett. 78, 595 (2001).
  • K. Flippo, S. Banerjee, V. Yu. Bychenkov, S. Gu, A. Maksimchuk, G. Mourou, K. Nemoto, and D. Umstadter, Laser acceleration of protons from thin film targets,” AIP Conf. Proc. 569, 553 (2001).
  • N. Saleh, P. Han, C. Keppel, P. Gueye, V. Yanovsky, and D. Umstadter, “Status of the LILAC experiment,”AIP Conf. Proc. 569, 127 (2001).
  • S.-Y. Chen, A. Maksimchuk, E. Esarey and D. Umstadter, ``Observation of Phase-Matched Relativistic Harmonic Generation,'' Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 5528 (2000).
  • X. Wang, M. Krishnan, N. Saleh, H. Wang and D. Umstadter, ``Electron Acceleration and the Propagation of Ultrashort High-Intensity Laser Pulses in Plasmas,'' Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 5324 (2000).
  • A. Maksimchuk, S. Gu, K. Flippo, D. Umstadter and V. Yu. Bychenkov, ``Forward Ion Acceleration in Thin Films Driven by a High-Intensity Laser,'' Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 4108 (2000).
  • D. Umstadter, S.-Y. Chen, G. Ma, A. Maksimchuk, G. Mourou, M. Nantel, S. Pikuz, G. Sarkisov and R. Wagner, ``Dense and Relativistic Plasmas Produced by Compact High-Intensity Lasers,'' Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 127 513-518, (2000).
  • S.-Y. Chen, M. Krishnan, A. Maksimchuk, and D. Umstadter, "Excitation and damping of a self-modulated laser wakefield,"Physics of Plasmas, 7, 403 (2000).
  • F. B. Rosmej et al., ``X-Ray Radiation from Ions with K-Shell Vacancies,'' J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer., 65, 477-499,(2000).
  • A. Maksimchuk, M. Nantel, G. Ma, S. Gu, C. Y. Cote, D. Umstadter, S. A. Pikuz, I. Yu. Skobelev, A. Ya. Faenov, ``X-Ray Radiation from Matter in Extreme Conditions,'' J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer., 65, 367—385 (2000).
  • N.  Saleh,  K. Flippo,  K. Nemoto,  D. Umstadter,  R. A. Crowell, C. D Jonah, A. D Trifunac, "Pulse radiolysis of liquid water using picosecond electron pulses produced by a table-top terawatt laser system," Review of Scientific Instruments, 71, 2305  (2000).
  • D. Umstadter, ``Photonuclear Physics: Laser Splits Atom,'' Nature 404, 239 (2000) [invited].
  • F. Faenov et al., “High-Resolved X-Ray Spectra of Hollow Atoms in a Femtosecond Laser-Produced Solid PlasmaPhysica Scripta, T80, 536—538 (1999).
  • S.-Y. Chen, M. Krishnan, A. Maksimchuk, R. Wagner, and D. Umstadter, "Detailed dynamics of electron beams self-trapped and accelerated in a self-modulated laser wakefield,"Physics of Plasmas, 6, 4739 (1999).
  • K. Assagaman, W. W. Buck, S.-Y. Chen, R. Ent, R. N. Green, P. Gueye, C. Keppel, D. Umstadter, G. Mourou, R. Wagner, ``Electron beam characteristics of a laser-driven plasma wakefield accelerator,'' Nucl. Instr. Meas. A 438, 265 (1999).
  • G. S. Sarkisov, V. Yu. Bychenkov, V. N. Novikov, V. T. Tikhonchuk, A. Makismchuk, S. -Y. Chen, R. Wagner, G. Mourou and D. Umstadter,  ``Self-focusing, channel formation and high-energy ion generation interaction of an intense short laser pulse with a He jet,'' Phys. Rev.E 59 7042 (1999).
  • S. Y. Chen, M. Krishnan, A. Maksimchuk and D. Umstadter, ``Acceleration of Electrons in a Self-Modulated Laser Wakefield,'' Advanced Accelerator Concepts: Eighth Workshop, edited by W. Lawson, C. Bellamy, and D. Brosius, AIP Conference Proceedings 472 (AIP Press, New York, 1999), p. 333.
  • J. K. Kim and D. Umstadter, `'Cold Relativistic Wavebreaking Threshold of Two-Dimensional Plasma Waves,'' Advanced Accelerator Concepts: Eighth Workshop, edited by W. Lawson, C. Bellamy, and D. Brosius, AIP Conference Proceedings 472 (AIP Press, New York, 1999), p. 404.
  • E. Dodd, J. K. Kim and D. Umstadter, ``Electron Injection by Dephasing Electrons with Laser Fields,'' Advanced Accelerator Concepts: Eighth Workshop, edited by W. Lawson, C. Bellamy, and D. Brosius, AIP Conference Proceedings 472 (AIP Press, New York, 1999), p. 886.
  • S. Y. Chen, A. Maksimchuk and D. Umstadter, ``Experimental observation of nonlinear Thomson scattering,'' Nature, 396, 653 (1998).
  • D. Umstadter, S.-Y. Chen, R. Wagner, A. Maksimchuk and G. S. Sarkisov, ``Nonlinear Optics in Relativistic Plasmas'' Optics Express2, 282-288 (1998); [invited paper].
  • M. Nantel, G. Ma, S. Gu, C.Y. Cote, J. Itatani, and D. Umstadter, ``Pressure Ionization and Line-Merging in Strongly-Coupled Plasmas Produced by 100-fs Laser Pulses," Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 4442 (1998).
  • S.-Y. Chen, G. S. Sarkisov, A. Maksimchuk, R. Wagner and D. Umstadter, ``Evolution of a Plasma Waveguide Created during Relativistic-Ponderomotive Self-Channeling of an Intense Laser Pulse,''Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 2610-13 (1998).
  • G. S. Sarkisov, V. Yu. Bychenkov, T. Tikhonchuk, A. Maksimchuk, S. Y. Chen, R. Wagner, G. Mourou and D. Umstadter, ``Observation of the Plasma Channel Dynamics and Coulomb Explosion in the Interaction of a High-Intensity Laser Pulse with a He Gas Jet,'' JETP-Letters, 66, 828-34 (1997); translated from Pis'ma Zh. Eksp. Teor. Fiz. 66, 787-92 (1997).
  • S. A. Pikuz, A. Maksimchuk, D. Umstadter, M. Nantel, I. Yu. Skobelev, A. Ya. Faenov and A. Osterheld, ``Observation of Laser Satellites in a Plasma Produced by a Femtosecond Laser Pulse,'' JETP-Letters, 66 480-6 (1997); translated from Pis'ma Zh. Eksp. Teor. Fiz. 66 454-9 (1997).
  • J. Workman, M. Nantel, A. Maksimchuk and D. Umstadter, ``Application of a Picosecond X-Ray Source to Time-Resolved Plasma Dynamics,'' Appl. Phys. Lett. 70, 312 (1997).
  • R. Wagner, S.-Y. Chen, A. Maksimchuk and D. Umstadter, ``Relativistically Self-Guided Laser Wakefield Acceleration,'' Phys. Rev. Lett. 78, 3125 (1997).
  • S. Y. Chen, R. Wagner, A. Maksimchuk and D. Umstadter, ``Electron Acceleration by Self-Modulated Laser Wakefield in a Relativistically Self-Guided Channel,'' Advanced Accelerator Concepts, edited by S. Chattopadhyay, J. McCullourgh, and P. Dahl (AIP Press, New York, 1997), p. 408.
  • E. Dodd, J. K. Kim and D. Umstadter, ``Ultrashort-Pulse Relativistic Electron Gun/Accelerator,'' Advanced Accelerator Concepts, edited by S. Chattopadhyay, J. McCullourgh, and P. Dahl (AIP Press, New York, 1997), p. 106.
  • S. P. Le Blanc, M. C. Downer, R. Wagner, S.-Y. Chen, A. Maksimchuk, G. Mourou and D. Umstadter, ``Temporal Charcaterization of a Self-Modulated Laser Wakefield,'' Advanced Accelerator Concepts, edited by S. Chattopadhyay, J. McCullourgh, and P. Dahl (AIP Press, New York, 1997), p. 651.
  • M. Nantel, T. Buma, J. Workman, A. Maksimchuk and D. Umstadter, ``Continuum Lowering in 100-fs Laser Produced Plasmas,'' Applications of High Field and Short Wavelength Soources VII, 1997 OSA Technical Digest Series, Vol. 7, (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 1997), p. 23.
  • J.-K. Kim, E. Dodd and D. Umstadter, ``All-Optical Femtosecond Electron Acceleration,'' Applications of High Field and Short Wavelength Soources VII, 1997 OSA Technical Digest Series, Vol. 7, (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 1997), p. 121.
  • R. Wagner, S.-Y. Chen, A. Maksimchuk and D. Umstadter, ``Relativistically Self-Guided Laser-Wakefield Acceleration,'' Applications of High Field and Short Wavelength Soources VII, 1997 OSA Technical Digest Series, Vol. 7, (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 1997), p. 237.
  • S. P. Le Blanc, M. C. Downer, T. Tajima, C. Siders, R. Wagner, S.-Y. Chen, A. Maksimchuk, G. Mourou and D. Umstadter, ``Temporal Charcaterization of Plasma Wakefields Driven by Intense Femtoscecond Laser Pulses,'' Applications of High Field and Short Wavelength Soources VII, 1997 OSA Technical Digest Series, Vol. 7, (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 1997), p. 240.
  • D. Umstadter, ``Laser Acceleration of Electrons: Zero to c in Less than Ten Microns,'' New Modes of Particle Acceleratrion Techniques and Sources, Z. Parsa, Ed., AIP Conference Proceedings 396 (American Institute of Physics, New York, 1997), pp. 89-94.
  • S. P. Le Blanc, M. C. Downer, R. Wagner, S.-Y. Chen, A. Maksimchuk, G. Mourou, and D. Umstadter, ``Temporal characterization of a self-modulated laser wakefield accelerator,'' Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 11, OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1997), p. 313.
  • D. Umstadter, ``An Ultrashort-Duration Relativistic Electron Beam Accelerated by an Intense Laser,'' Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (CLEO/QELS '97) Conference, Baltimore, MD, May, 1997, Vol. 11, OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1997), p. 300.
  • D. Umstadter, S.-Y. Chen, A. Maksimchuk, G. Mourou, and R. Wagner, ``Nonlinear Optics in Relativistic Plasmas and Laser Wakefield Acceleration of Electrons,'' Science 273, 472 (1996).
  • S. P. Le Blanc, M. C. Downer, R. Wagner, S.-Y. Chen, A. Maksimchuk, G. Mourou and D. Umstadter, ``Temporal Characterization of a Self-Modulated Laser Wakefield,'' Phys. Rev. Lett. 77, 5381 (1996).
  • D. Umstadter, J. K. Kim, and E. Dodd, ``Laser Injection of Ultrashort Electron Pulses into Wakefield Plasma Waves,'' Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 2073 (1996).
  • J. Apruzese and D. Umstadter, ``Enhancement of Short-Pulse Recombination-Pumped Gain by Soft-X-Ray Photoionization of the Ground State,'' JOSA B 13, 443 (1996).
  • J. Workman, A. Maksimchuk, X. Liu, U. Ellenberger, J. S. Coe, C.-Y. Chien, and D. Umstadter, ``Picosecond Soft X-Ray Source from Subpicosecond-Laser-Produced Plasmas,'' JOSA B 13, 125 (1996).
  • A. Maksimchuk, X. Liu, J. Workman, G. Korn, J. Squier, D. Du, D. Umstadter, G. Mourou and M. Bouvier, ``Signal Averaging X-Ray Streak Camera with Picosecond Jitter,'' Rev. Sci. Inst. 67, 697 (1996).
  • D. Umstadter, ``Terawatt Lasers: Probing Unique Material Properties with Novel Diagnostic Sources,'' Digest IEEE/Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Summer Topical Meeting on Advanced Applications of Lasers in Materials and Processing, Broadband Optical Networks - Enabling Technologies and Applications; Smart Pixesl; Optical MEMs and their Applications, Aug. 5-9, 1996, Keystone, CO (IEEE, New York, 1996), pp. 32-3
  • R. Wagner, S.-Y Chen, A. Maksimchuk, E. Dodd, J.-K. Kim, D. Umstadter, ``A Collimated Beam of MeV Electrons Accelerated by a Terawatt Laser,'' Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, Vol. 10, OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1996), p. 70.
  • D. Umstadter, J.-K. Kim, E. Esarey, E. Dodd, T. Neubert, ``Electron Acceleration by Nonlinear Plasma Waves Resonantly Driven with Optimized High-Intensity Pulse Trains,'' Future of Accelerator Physics: The Tamura Symposium, Nov., 1994, AIP-Conference Proceedings, No. 356, (American Institute of Physics, New York, 1996), pp. 270-300.
  • D. Umstadter, ``Terawatt Lasers Produce Faster Electron Acceleration,'' Laser Focus World, p. 101 (February, 1996).
  • D. Umstadter, J. Workman, A. Maksimchuk, X. Liu, U. Ellenberger, J. S. Coe, and C.-Y. Chien, ``Picosecond X-Rays from Subpicosecond Laser-Produced Hot-Dense Matter Interactions,'' J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 54, 401 (1995).
  • J. Workman, A. Maksimchuk, X. Liu, U. Ellenberger, J. S. Coe, C.-Y. Chien and D. Umstadter, ``Control of Bright Picosecond X-Ray Emission from Intense Sub-Picosecond Laser-Plasma Interactions,'' Phys. Rev. Lett. 75, 2324 (1995).
  • D. Umstadter, J. Kim, E. Esarey, E. Dodd and T. Neubert, ``Resonant Laser-Driven Plasma Waves for Electron Acceleration,'' Phys. Rev. E 51, 3484 (1995).
  • X. Liu, R. Wagner, A. Maksimchuk, E. Goodman, J. Workman, D. Umstadter and A. Migus, ``Nonlinear Temporal Diffraction and Frequency Shifts Resulting from Pulse Shaping in Chirped-Pulse Amplification Systems,'' Opt. Lett. 20, 1163 (1995).
  • X. Liu, R. Wagner, A. Maksimchuk, E. Goodman, J. Workman, D. Umstadter and A. Migus, ``Temporal Diffraction in a Chirped-Pulse Amplificaton System,'' CLEO `95, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, May 22-26, 1995, Baltimore, MA (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 1995), p. 427.
  • D. Umstadter, ``Bright Ultrashort X-Rays from Intense Subpicosecond Laser-Plasma Interactions,'' International Conference on Plasma Science, June 5-8, 1995, Madison, WI (IEEE, New York, 1995) p. 171.
  • D. Umstadter, J. Kim, E. Esarey, E. Dodd, and T. Neubert, ``Resonantly Driven Laser-Plasma Electron Accelerators,'' Advanced Accelerator Concepts, Fontana, WI, 1994, Amer. Inst. of Conf. Proc. No. 335, P. Schoessow, ed., (AIP Press, New York, 1995), pp. 551-573.
  • D. Umstadter, E. Esarey, and J. Kim, ``Nonlinear Plasma Waves Resonantly Driven by Optimized Laser Pulse Trains," Phys. Rev. Lett. 72, 1224 (1994).
  • D. Umstadter, L.-H. Yu, D. Li, and E. Johnson, ``Ultrashort Ultraviolet Free-Electron Lasers,'' J. X-Ray Sci. and Tech. 4, 263-274 (1994).
  • L.-H. Yu, E. Johnson, D. Li, and D. Umstadter, ``Femtosecond Free-Electron Laser by Chirped Pulse Amplification," Phys. Rev. E 49, 4480 (1994).
  • D. Umstadter, J. Kim, E. Esarey, E. Dodd, and T. Neubert, "Electron Acceleration by Nonlinear Plasma Waves Resonantly Driven with Optimized High-Intensity Laser Pulse Trains," in The Future of Accelerator Physics, T. Tajima, ed. (American Insitute of Physics, New York, 1994), pp. 270-300.
  • A. Maksimchuk, J. Workman, X. Liu, U. Ellenberger, J. S. Coe, C.-Y. Chien, and D. Umstadter, ``Bright Picosecond X-Rays from Sub-Picosecond Laser-Plasma Interactions,'' X-Ray Lasers 1994, Amer. Inst. of Physics Conf. Proc. No. 332, D. E. Eder and D. Matthews, eds. (AIP Press, New York, 1994), pp. 473-477.
  • D. Umstadter, J. Workman, A. Maksimchuk, X. Liu, C.-Y. Chien, and S. Coe, ``Laser-Produced Picosecond Soft X-Ray Continuum Radiation,'' Proceedings of LASERS `93, V. J. Corcoran and T. A. Goldman, eds. (STS Press, McLean, VA, 1994), p. 165.
  • D. Umstadter, E. Esarey, and J. Kim, ``Resonant Laser-Plasma Electron Acceleration,'' Laser Interaction and Related Plasma Phenomena, Amer. Inst. of Physics Conf. Proc. No. 318, G. Miley, ed., (AIP Press, New York, 1994), pp. 65-66.
  • X. Liu, D. Umstadter, E. Esarey, and A. Ting, ``Harmonic Generation by an Intense Laser Pulse in Neutral and Ionized Gases," IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 21, 90 (1993).
  • E. Esarey, A. Ting, P. Sprangle, D. Umstadter, and X. Liu, ``Nonlinear Analysis of Relativistic Harmonic Generation by Intense Lasers in Plasmas," IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 21, 95 (1993).
  • A. Ting, A. Fisher, R. Fischer, J. Grun, J. Krall, E. Esarey, P. Sprangle, D. Umstadter, and G. Mourou, ``A 100 MeV Proof-of-Principle Laser Wakefield Accelerator Experiment,'' Proceedings of International Conference on Particle Accelerators, Washington, DC, USA, 17-20 May 1993 (IEEE, New York, 1993).
  • X. Liu and D. Umstadter, ``Femtosecond Dynamics of Short-Scale-Length Laser Plasmas,'' in Short-Pulse High-Intensity Lasers and Applications II, H. A. Baldis, ed., Proc. SPIE 1860, 103-109 (1993).
  • D. Umstadter, X. Liu, and J. Workman, ``Intense Ultrashort-Pulse Laser-Solid Interactions for Soft X-Ray Generation," in Short-Pulse High-Intensity Lasers and Applications II, H. A. Baldis, ed., Proc. SPIE 1860, 80 (1993).
  • G. Mourou and D. Umstadter, ``Development and Applications of Compact High-Intensity Lasers," Phys. Fluids B 4, 2315 (1992).
  • X. Liu and D. Umstadter, ``Competition Between Ponderomotive and Thermal Pressures in Short-Scale-Length Laser-Plasmas," Phys. Rev. Lett. 69, 1935 (1992).
  • D. Umstadter and X. Liu, ``Self-Guiding of Intense Short-Pulse Lasers for Long Plasma Channel Production," in Advanced Accelerator Concepts, Port Jefferson, NY 1992, J. Wurtele, ed., (Amer. Inst. Phys., New York, 1992), 450.

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