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Depolarization analysis of a laser beam scattered by a dusty plasma
Author(s): M. Preda; Eugen Nicolae Scarlat; Liliana Preda; Mona Mihailescu
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Paper Abstract

A pulsed laser has been used to generate a laser plasma plume (a dusty plasma) from a pressed powder target situated in the room atmosphere. This dusty plasma has been analyzed with a probe laser beam, a polarizing interferometer and a CCD camera. Our results show that this dusty plasma is a depolarizing medium. The maximum depolarization degree of the probe laser beam is 5%.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 October 2004
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5581, ROMOPTO 2003: Seventh Conference on Optics, (21 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.582902
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M. Preda, Univ. Politehnica Bucuresti (Romania)
Eugen Nicolae Scarlat, Univ. Politehnica Bucuresti (Romania)
Liliana Preda, Univ. Politehnica Bucuresti (Romania)
Mona Mihailescu, Univ. Politehnica Bucuresti (Romania)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5581:
ROMOPTO 2003: Seventh Conference on Optics
Valentin I. Vlad, Editor(s)

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