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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Interaction of high-power lasers with plasmas.
Bristol : Institute of Physics Pub., ©2002
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||9781420033380 1420033387 9780750307475 0750307471|
|Description:||1 online resource (x, 323 pages) : illustrations.|
|Contents:||Preface; Contents; 1. High Power Lasers, from Nanoseconds to Femtoseconds; 2. Introduction to Plasma Physics for Electrons and Ions; 3. The Three Approaches to Plasma Physics; 4. The Ponderomotive Force; 5. Laser Absorption and Propagation in Plasma; 6. Waves in Laser-Produced Plasma; 7. Laser-Induced Electric Fields in Plasma; 8. Laser-Induced Magnetic Fields in Plasma; 9. Thermal Conduction and Heat Waves; 10. Shock Waves and Rarefaction Waves; 11. Hydrodynamic Instabilities; Appendix A; Appendix B; Appendix C; Appendix D; Bibliography; Index.|
|Series Title:||Series in plasma physics.|
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