Laser-Plasma Interactions and Applications

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ISBN: 978-3-319-00037-4 (Print) 978-3-319-00038-1 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Theoretical Foundations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-18

      Theory of Underdense Laser-Plasma Interactions with Photon Kinetic Theory

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 19-45

      Theory of Laser-Overdense Plasma Interactions

  3. High Energy Density Physics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 47-47

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      Pages 49-77

      Shock Waves and Equations of State Related to Laser Plasma Interaction

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 79-89

      The Effect of a Radiation Field on Excitation and Ionisation in Non-LTE High Energy Density Plasmas

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      Pages 91-112

      Energetic Electron Generation and Transport in Intense Laser-Solid Interactions

  4. Inertial Confinement Fusion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 113-113

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      Pages 115-133

      The Physics of Implosion, Ignition and Propagating Burn

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      Pages 135-183

      Cryogenic Deuterium and Deuterium-Tritium Direct–Drive Implosions on Omega

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      Pages 185-219

      Indirect Drive at the NIF Scale

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      Pages 221-242

      Laser-Plasma Coupling with Ignition-Scale Targets: New Regimes and Frontiers on the National Ignition Facility

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      Pages 243-277

      Inertial Confinement Fusion with Advanced Ignition Schemes: Fast Ignition and Shock Ignition

  5. Laser-Plasma Particle and Radiation Sources

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 279-279

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      Pages 281-301

      Laser Plasma Accelerators

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      Pages 303-350

      Ion Acceleration: TNSA

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      Pages 351-373

      Coherent Light Sources in the Extreme Ultraviolet, Frequency Combs and Attosecond Pulses

  6. Tools and Instrumentation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 375-375

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 377-395

      Hydrodynamic Simulation

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      Pages 397-408

      Particle-in-Cell and Hybrid Simulation

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      Pages 409-430

      Diagnostics of Laser-Plasma Interactions

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      Pages 431-459

      Microtargetry for High Power Lasers

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 461-471