Electron-ion collisions in intensely illuminated plasmas

G. Shvets, N. J. Fisch

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Abstract

In the presence of a high-frequency intense uniform electric field, the collisions of electrons with ions can be made more frequent or less frequent, depending on the polarization of the hf field, the direction and magnitude of particle velocity, and the ratio of the plasma Debye length to the size of the electron oscillation in the hf field. The stimulated bremsstrahlung emission is calculated for both circularly and linearly polarized fields.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)428-436
Number of pages9
JournalPhysics of Plasmas
Volume4
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1997

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics

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