TITLE

Thomson scattering from two-species laser-produced plasmas (invited)

AUTHOR(S)
Glenzer, S. H.; Back, C. A.; Estabrook, K, G.; Kirkwood, R. K.; Wallace, R.; MacGowan, B. J.; Hammel, B. A.; Cid, R. E.; De Groot, J. S.
PUB. DATE
January 1997
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;Jan1997, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p641
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Thomson scattering measurements from two ion species laser-produced plasmas. Solution of the kinetic dispersion relation for the ion acoustic waves of the two-species plasma; Differences in the ion acoustic features; Electron temperature.
ACCESSION #
630800

 

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