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1st Edition

The Physics Of Laser Plasma Interactions

ISBN 9780813340838
Published January 29, 2003 by CRC Press
200 Pages

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Book Description

This book focuses on the physics of laser plasma interactions and presents a complementary and very useful numerical model of plasmas. It describes the linear theory of light wave propagation in plasmas, including linear mode conversion into plasma waves and collisional damping.

Table of Contents

Frontiers in Physics -- Editor’s Foreword -- Preface -- Basic Concepts and Two-Fluid Description of Plasmas -- Computer Simulation of Plasmas Using Particle Codes -- Electromagnetic Wave Propagation in Plasmas -- Propagation of Obliquely Incident Light Waves in Inhomogeneous Plasmas -- Collisional Absorption of Electromagnetic Waves in Plasmas -- Parametric Excitation of Electron and Ion Waves -- Stimulated Raman Scattering -- Stimulated Brillouin Scattering -- Heating by Plasma Waves -- Density Profile Modification -- Nonlinear Features of Under dense Plasma Instabilities -- Electron Energy Transport -- Laser Plasma Experiments

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