Accession Number:

ADA034450

Title:

Efficient Laser Light Absorption by Ion Acoustic Fluctuations.

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON D C

Report Date:

1976-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

A new efficient absorption mechanism for intense laser light in plasma resulting from an ion acoustic instability generated by a return current is described. Comparisons with experimental results are presented. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers
  • Nuclear Physics and Elementary Particle Physics
  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE