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The Physics Of Laser Plasma Interactions

1st Edition

By William Kruer

CRC Press

200 pages

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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

About the Author

Kruer, William

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Physics