Wavelength-Dependent Phenomena in Nonlinear Laser-Plasma Interactions
The number and energy distribution of superthermal electrons produced in a laser-heated plasma can be quantitatively obtained directly from the experimental x-ray spectrum using only the assumption that the fast electrons lose energy by bremsstrahlung and electron-electron collisions. The result is independent of the spatial and temporal distribution of electron density and temperature. This analysis is given in Sec. II.
KeywordsRadiation Pressure Fast Electron Critical Density Superthermal Electron Absorb Laser Energy
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