The conditions for the formations of plasma-based waveguide in non-ablative argon-filled capillary discharge are studied theoretically. The pinch dynamics is simulated using magneto-hydrodynamic code originally developed and utilized to find proper conditions for operation of capillary-discharge Ar+8soft x-ray laser. The presented results show that the ablation-free capillary z-pinch provides conditions that are suitable for guiding of high-intensity laser pulses on the earlier stages of the plasma compression. © 2005 Springer Science+Business Media, Inc.
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- Physics and Astronomy(all)
Kaiser, J., Liška, M., Samek, O., Egri, T., Ritucci, A., Reale, A., ... Pikuz, T. (2005). Non-ablative capillary z-pinch for plasma-based waveguide. Czechoslovak Journal of Physics, 55(1), 35 - 44. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10582-005-0005-2