Accession Number:

ADA134759

Title:

Variation of Laser Absorption with Plasma Scalelength in Long-Scalelength Plasmas.

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1983-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

A short-pulse, high-intensity Nd-laser beam interacts with performed plasmas of variable scalelength. At the longest scalelength, absorption is limited by backscatter, despite increased collisional absorption. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers
  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE