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    • Keywords

       

      Electron magnetohydrodynamics; fast ignition; collisionless stopping.

    • Abstract

       

      A brief review of a recent work on a novel collisionless scheme for stopping electron current pulse in plasma is presented. This scheme relies on the inhomogeneity of the plasma medium. This mechanism can be used for heating an overdense regime of plasma where lasers cannot penetrate. The method can ensure efficient localized heating at a desired location. The suitability of the scheme to the frontline fast ignition laser fusion experiment has been illustrated.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      Amita Das1 Sharad K Yadav1 Predhiman Kaw1 Sudip Sengupta1

      1. Institute for Plasma Research, Bhat, Gandhinagar 382 428, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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