TITLE

Stimulated backward Brillouin scattering in two ion-species plasmas

AUTHOR(S)
Liu, Z. J.; Zheng, C. Y.; He, X. T.; Wang, Yugang
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Physics of Plasmas;Mar2011, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p032705
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Stimulated Brillouin back-scattering in mixed carbon and hydrogen plasmas is studied using one-dimensional Vlasov-Maxwell simulation. It is found that both the fast and slow ion acoustic waves can scatter the incident light. Carbon ions can be trapped in the slow ion acoustic wave, and the hydrogen ions can be trapped in both the fast and slow waves. The trapped ions tend to reduce the Landau damping of the ion acoustic waves, and both the fast and slow ion acoustic waves can be excited. From the time-integrated scattering spectra, the scattering peaks of the fast and slow ion acoustic waves can be clearly distinguished.
ACCESSION #
59744099

 

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