Introduction.- Interaction of Electrons with Laser Fields.- Nonlinear Single Compton Scattering.- Nonlinear Double Compton Scattering.- Numerical Integration of Strongly Oscillating Functions.- Summary and Outlook.- Appendix A Differential Probability.- Appendix B The Dirac Equation.- Appendix C Quantum Scattering off a Focussed Beam.- Appendix D Asymptotic Limits of Nonlinear Single Compton Scattering.- Appendix E Asymptotic Limits of Nonlinear Double Compton Scattering.
About the Author
The author began his physics studies at the University of Constance in 2003, where in 2004/05 he was elected as student member of the Physics faculty council. After the intermediate examination in 2005 he moved to Heidelberg University, where he held several positions as research assistant in the University's Institute for Environmental Physics and the Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing. In 2007 he completed a six-month industrial internship at the BASF AG. In 2009 he was awarded his Physics diploma from Heidelberg University and started his PhD project at the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics.