J. Phys. IV France
Volume 133, June 2006
Page(s) 325 - 328
Publié en ligne 16 juin 2006
Inertial Fusion Sciences and Applications 2005
J.-C. Gauthier, et al.
J. Phys. IV France 133 (2006) 325-328

DOI: 10.1051/jp4:2006133065

Mesoscopic simulations of laser-plasma interaction

O. Morice, P. Loiseau, D. Teychenné and M. Casanova

Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique, Centre DAM Île-de-France, BP. 12, 91680 Bruyères-le-Châtel, France

We present millimeter-scale numerical studies we have performed about laser-plasma interaction. We have developed for that purpose a specific software, which we call $H\!\rho\alpha$ (Héra) and that we use for studying filamentation, Brillouin and Raman instabilities. We assume the paraxial wave propagation and bitemperature quasi-neutral fluid approximations. A brief description of the main models within $H\!\rho\alpha$, as well as some computation results, will be presented.

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