Two-surface wave decay
Authors: Macchi A., Cornolti F., Pegoraro F.
Autors Affiliation: Dipartimento di Fisica, Universitá di Pisa e Istituto Nazionale Fisica della Materia (INFM), sezione A, Italy
Abstract: The parametric excitation of pairs of electron surface waves (ESW) in the interaction of an ultrashort, intense laser pulse with an overdense plasma is discussed using an analytical model. The plasma has a simple step-like density profile. The ESWs can be excited either by the electric or by the magnetic part of the Lorentz force exerted by the laser and, correspondingly, have frequencies around omega/2 or omega, where omega is the laser frequency. (C) 2002 American Institute of Physics.
Journal/Review: PHYSICS OF PLASMAS
Volume: 9 (5) Pages from: 1704 to: 1712
KeyWords: laser-plasma interactions; surface waves; DOI: 10.1063/1.1464146Citations: 31data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2021-11-28References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here