Noble Gas Plasmas with Metallic Conductivity: A New Light Source from a New State of Matter
Technical Report,15 Nov 2011,14 Nov 2015
University of California - Los Angeles Los Angeles United States
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Dense plasmas form a non-ideal, correlated state. We have recreated the plasma inside sono-luminescing bubbleswith sparks and laser breakdown, which has dramatically simplified their study. These plasmas can be used forrapid, broadband optical switching and high-harmonic generation.