Shock wave and plasma dynamics in a surface discharge flash lamp

Chazaud, F.; Sentis, M.L.
September 1994
Applied Physics Letters;9/26/1994, Vol. 65 Issue 13, p1626
Academic Journal
Presents the gas dynamic phenomena induced by an open discharge called a 'formed-ferrite-plasma' (FFF) source that results in intense vacuum ultraviolet radiation. Expansion of shock waves and plasma from the ferrite surface; Description of the shock wave propagation; Measurement of the energy injected into the FFF and surrounding gas.


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