1st Edition

Lasers-Induced Plasmas and Applications

ISBN 9780824780784
Published June 28, 1989 by CRC Press
464 Pages

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Book Description

This book discusses the physics of plasma initiation and reviews the features of dissipating, propagating plasmas. It deals with advances in diagnostics for high-energy, laser-fusion plasmas. The book reviews the basic physical processes, plasma characteristics of the "continuous optical discharge".

Table of Contents

1. Physics of Laser-Induced Breakdown: An Update 2. Modeling of Post-Breakdown Phenomena 3. Introduction to Laser Plasma Diagnostics 4. Laser-Sustained Plasmas 5. Inertially Confined Fusion 6. Laser-Based Semiconductor Fabrication 7. Spectrochemical Analysis Using Laser Plasma Excitation 8. Fundamentals of Analysis of Solids by Laser-Produced Plasmas 9. Laser Vaporization for Sample Introduction in Atomic and Mass Spectroscopy 10. Current New Applications of Laser Plasmas

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