Accession Number:

ADA139188

Title:

Magnetic Bubble Formation Produced by an Expanding Laser Plasma

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1984-02-28

Pagination or Media Count:

27.0

Abstract:

A magnetic depleted bubble resulting from the expansion of a laser- generated debris plasma into a low density magnetized background plasma is observed. A compressed magnetic field propagates slightly ahead of the debris plasma and has a thickness on the order of 1 cm.

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers
  • Optical Detection and Detectors
  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE