Volume 94, Number 1, April 2011
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Physics of Gases, Plasmas and Electric Discharges|
|Published online||29 March 2011|
Generation of wakefields and terahertz radiation in laser-magnetized plasma interaction
Department of Physics, University of Lucknow - Lucknow-226007, India
Accepted: 25 February 2011
Analytical study of terahertz (THz) radiation generation due to wakefields produced by propagation of short laser pulses in magnetized, homogeneous plasma, in the mildly relativistic regime has been presented. The uniform magnetic field is applied along a direction perpendicular to the electric vector as well as the propagation direction of the laser field. A perturbative technique is used to obtain electric and magnetic wakefields generated within and behind the laser pulse. It is seen that the coupling of the slow velocities with the transverse magnetic field leads to on-axis THz radiation generation.
PACS: 52.38.-r – Laser-plasma interactions / 52.25.Xz – Magnetized plasmas
© EPLA, 2011
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