Laser-Plasma Interactions 4  book cover
1st Edition

Laser-Plasma Interactions 4

Edited By

M.B Hooper

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ISBN 9780905945187
Published January 1, 1989 by CRC Press
394 Pages

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Book Description

Laser-Plasma Interactions 4 is the fourth book in a series devoted to the study of laser-plasma interactions. Subjects covered include laser light propagation, instabilities, compression and hydrodynamics, spectroscopy, diagnostics, computer code, dense plasmas, high-power lasers, X-UV sources and lasers, beat waves, and transport processes.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the physics and applications of laser-produced plasmas
M.H. Key
Laser light propagation and interaction with plasma
P. Mulser
Laser-induced radiation hydrodynamics
R. Sigel
Laser-driven instabilities in long scale length plasmas
W.L. Kruer
Spectroscopy and atomic physics
J.C. Gauthier
Transport in laser-produced plasmas
M. Haines
Dense plasma physics
S. Rose
Computer simulation of laser-produced plasmas
G.J. Pert
Diagnostics and experimental methods of laser-produced plasmas
O. Willi
Development of high-power laser systems and ICF
R.L. McCrory
Laser plasma X-UV sources
F. O'Neill
Soft x-ray lasers
C.L.S. Lewis
Plasma-based accelerators
R.G. Evans

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Dr M B Hooper, Department of Physics and Applied Physics, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow G4 ONG, Scotland, UK.