Plasmas in extreme electromagnetic fields
Authors: Pegoraro F.
Autors Affiliation: Pisa Univ, Dept Phys, Largo Pontecorvo 3, I-56127 Pisa, Italy; CNR, Natl Inst Opt, Via G Moruzzi 1, Pisa, Italy
Abstract: The recent developments in the generation of laser pulses with ultra-high power (presently petawatt and progressing) have opened up a new frontier in plasma research by making it possible to obtain and to study mesoscopic amounts of relativistic (ionized) matter in compact-size experiments in the laboratory. This will make it possible to investigate in a controlled environment the nonlinear dynamics of collective relativistic systems, to enter the Quantum Electrodynamics plasma regime, and to explore conditions that are of interest for high-energy astrophysics and beyond.
Journal/Review: RENDICONTI LINCEI – SCIENZE FISICHE E NATURALI
Volume: 30 (1) Pages from: 11 to: 15
KeyWords: Relativistic plasmas; Ultra-intense electromagnetic fields; High-energy laboratory astrophysicsDOI: 10.1007/s12210-019-00772-1Citations: 3data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2020-08-02References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here