Generation of electromagnetic pulses from plasma channels induced by femtosecond light strings
Wright, E. M.
Moloney, J. V.
Physics - Optics | Physics - Plasma Physics
arxiv: Physics::Optics | Physics::Atomic Physics | Physics::Plasma Physics
We present a model that elucidates the physics underlying the generation of an electromagnetic pulse from a femtosecond laser induced plasma channel. The radiation pressure force from the laser pulse spatially separates the ionized electrons from the heavier ions and th...