Stable plateau formation and Brillouin suppression in laser plasma

Mulser, P.; Weng, S. M.
October 2010
Physics of Plasmas;Oct2010, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p102707
Academic Journal
Among the variety of ponderomotively induced density structures in laser produced plasmas in one dimension, it is shown by particle-in-cell simulations that the stable plateau formation at critical, subcritical, and above critical density is possible. Stimulated Brillouin backscattering is suppressed with increasing laser intensity.


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