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Magnetization of a warm plasma by the nonstationary ponderomotive force of an electromagnetic wave

Shukla, N. and Shukla, P.K. and Stenflo, L. (2009) Magnetization of a warm plasma by the nonstationary ponderomotive force of an electromagnetic wave. Physical Review E, 80 (2). 027401. ISSN 1539-3755

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Abstract

It is shown that magnetic fields can be generated in a warm plasma by the nonstationary ponderomotive force of a large-amplitude electromagnetic wave. In the present Brief Report, we derive simple and explicit results that can be useful for understanding the origin of the magnetic fields that are produced in intense laser-plasma interaction experiments.