• Delayed hot spots in a low energy plasma focus

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    • Keywords

       

      Plasma focus; hot spots; Z-pinch

    • Abstract

       

      In a low energy Mather-type plasma focus device, hot spots having temperature in the range of few KeV have been observed even 1 µs after the pinch disintegration and in regions away from the pinch area. These hot spots are perhaps created by the thermal runway due to temperature fluctuations in the background gas.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      R K Rout1 A Shyam1

      1. Neutron Physics Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Bombay - 400 085, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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