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Title Magnetic Cavitation and the Reemergence of Nonlocal Transport in Laser Plasmas
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Abstract We present the first fully kinetic Vlasov-Fokker-Planck simulations of nanosecond laser-plasma interactions including self-consistent magnetic fields and hydrodynamic plasma expansion. For the largest magnetic fields externally applied to long-pulse laser-gas-jet experiments (12 T) a significant degree of cavitation of the B field (>40%) will be shown to occur from the laser-heated region in under half a nanosecond. This is due to the Nernst effect and leads to the reemergence of nonlocality even if the initial value of the magnetic field strength is sufficient to localize the transport.
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Journal Article Phys Rev Lett 100, no. 7 (2008): 075003. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.100.075003 2008
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