Share Email Print
cover

Proceedings Paper

Time evolution of colliding laser-produced magnesium plasmas
Author(s): S. S. Harilal; L. Aschke; T. Atwee; Hans-Joachim Kunze
Format Member Price Non-Member Price
PDF $14.40 $18.00
cover GOOD NEWS! Your organization subscribes to the SPIE Digital Library. You may be able to download this paper for free. Check Access

Paper Abstract

Fast photography is used to investigate expansion dynamics of colliding laser produced magnesium plasmas. A ruby laser pulse is split into two beams by the help of a movable glass wedge and focused onto two magnesium targets placed at 90 degrees to each other. The intensity ratio of the two laser beams is 7:1 that created hot and cold plasmas on the target surfaces. A collision region is observed 6 ns after the laser maximum and its emission is found to increase with time.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 April 2001
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4424, ECLIM 2000: 26th European Conference on Laser Interaction with Matter, (23 April 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.425546
Show Author Affiliations
S. S. Harilal, Ruhr Univ. Bochum (United States)
L. Aschke, Ruhr Univ. Bochum (Germany)
T. Atwee, Ruhr Univ. Bochum (Germany)
Hans-Joachim Kunze, Ruhr Univ. Bochum (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4424:
ECLIM 2000: 26th European Conference on Laser Interaction with Matter
Milan Kalal; Karel Rohlena; Milan Sinor, Editor(s)

© SPIE. Terms of Use
Back to Top