TITLE

Enhanced damping of ion acoustic waves in dense plasmas

AUTHOR(S)
Son, S.; Moon, Sung Joon
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Physics of Plasmas;Jan2011, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p014505
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A theory for the ion-acoustic wave damping in dense plasmas and warm dense matter, accounting for the Umklapp process, is presented. A higher decay rate compared to the prediction from the Landau damping theory is predicted for high-Z dense plasmas, where the electron density ranges from 1021 to 1024 cm-3 and the electron temperature is moderately higher than the Fermi energy.
ACCESSION #
57679418

 

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