Particle-in-cell simulations of Raman laser amplification in preformed plasmas

Daniel S. Clark, Nathaniel J. Fisch

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The optimal density for Raman amplification in a plasma of Te=200 eV was investigated from the perspective of breaking of the backscatter-driven Langmuir wave. Furthermore, the saturation of Raman amplification at this optimal density was examined. The resulting data were analyzed in detail.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4848-4855
Number of pages8
JournalPhysics of Plasmas
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics


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