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

Personal Author(s) : Herbst,M J ; Grun,J ; Gardner,J ; Stamper,J A ; Young,F C

PDF Url : ADA134759

Report Date : 30 Sep 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 12

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)

Descriptors :   *Plasmas(Physics), *Laser beams, *Neodymium lasers, *Radiation absorption, Interactions, Light scattering, Backscattering, Short pulses, Electromagnetic wave propagation, Scale, Length

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE