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Description - The Physics of Laser Plasma Interactions by William L. Kruer

Based on a graduate course in plasma physics taught at University of California, Davis, this classic book provides a concise overview and a physically-motivated treatment of the major plasma processes which determine the interaction of intense light waves with plasmas. It also includes a discussion of basic plasma concepts, plasma simulation using particle codes, and laser plasma experiments. This is the most elementary book currently available that successfully blends theory, simulation, and experiment, and presents a clear exposition of the major physical processes involved in laser-plasma interactions. This was also the first book on the topic by anyone involved in the United States Laser Fusion Program. Dr. Kruer has more than 30 years of active participation in this field.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780813340838
ISBN-10: 0813340837
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Pages: 202
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 8-Jan-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - William L. Kruer

William L. Kruer is the Chief Scientist for Plasma Physics in the Inertial Confinement Fusion Theory Division at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Dr. Kruer received his Ph.d. in Astrophysics from Princeton University in 1969. A Fellow of the American Physical Society and a recipient of its Maxwell Prize, he has published numerous articles on Plasma Theory and Simulation, Laser Plasma Interactions, and Inertial Confinement Fusion.