Ion emission in collisions between two laser-produced plasmas
|Title:||Ion emission in collisions between two laser-produced plasmas||Authors:||Hough, Pádraig
Kelly, Thomas J.
Harilal, Sivanandan S.
Costello, John T.
|Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3558||Date:||7-Sep-2011||Abstract:||Measurements of the total ion emission from a pair of colliding laser-produced aluminium plasmas were obtained with the aid of a Faraday cup detector. The energy profile width at half height of the kinetic energy distribution for ions emitted normal to the target was found to be 30% narrower for colliding plasmas compared to a single plasma. Similar to ion emission from single plumes, the mean ion kinetic energy is observed to increase with the energy of the incident laser pulse. However, the width of the ion energy distribution increases at a significantly slower rate than in the single plume case.||Funding Details:||Science Foundation Ireland
Higher Education Authority
Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering and Technology
|Type of material:||Journal Article||Publisher:||Institute of Physics||Copyright (published version):||2011 IOP Publishing||Keywords:||Plasma||Subject LCSH:||Laser plasmas
Collisions (Nuclear physics)
|DOI:||10.1088/0022-3727/44/35/355203||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Peer reviewed|
|Appears in Collections:||Physics Research Collection|
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