Relativistic electron generation in nonuniform underdense plasmas

G. Manfredi, R. Bingham, R.O. Dendy

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Simulations of relativistic electron generation by stimulated Raman scattering are presented. The effect of a nonuniform plasma density, such as may occur in a laser fusion scenario, is investigated. A simple WKB theory accounts for the wavenumber shifts in the spectra.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)93-96
Number of pages4
JournalJournal de Physique 4
Issue numberC6
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1995


  • electron generation
  • Raman scattering
  • underdense plasmas


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