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Nonlinear structure of electromagnetic field, electron temperature and electron density in interaction of relativistic laser and plasma with density ripple

  • Xiongping Xia (a1)


In the paper, nonlinear structure of electromagnetic field, electron temperature, and electron density in interaction with relativistic laser and collisional underdense rippled plasma are investigated. The results are shown that due to the combination influence of relativistic effect, ohmic heating and plasma density ripple, electromagnetic field profile presents obvious asynchronism, which the peak of electric field run ahead of the peak of magnetic field. Furthermore, the electromagnetic field profiles show obvious non-sinusoidal, and the profile of electron temperature and density become highly peaked. Especially, compared with the previous work, due to the added influence of plasma density ripple, electromagnetic field, electron temperature and electron density present obvious oscillation along plasma length rather than stabilization amplitude, and their peak are out of sync.


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