Anomalous plasma heating by an intense laser beam

Krishan, V. ; Krishan, S. ; Sinha, K. P. ; Ganguli, A. (1976) Anomalous plasma heating by an intense laser beam Applied Physics Letters, 29 (2). pp. 90-91. ISSN 0003-6951

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Heating of laser-produced plasmas by an instability is investigated through a nonlinear theory that does not treat the laser as a perturbation. It is found that the peaking of the anomalous absorption occurs only for a certain laser power. Comparison has been made with experiment.

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Keywords:Plasma Heating; Plasma Instability; Laser-produced Plasmas; Wave Propagation; Electromagnetic Radiation; Kinetic Equations; Dispersion Relations; Electron Temperature; Ion Temperature
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