A plasma solenoid driven by an Orbital Angular Momentum laser beam

@inproceedings{Nuter2018APS,
  title={A plasma solenoid driven by an Orbital Angular Momentum laser beam},
  author={Rachel Nuter and Ph. Korneev and Illia Thiele and Vladimir T. Tikhonchuk},
  year={2018}
}
A tens of Tesla quasi-static axial magnetic field can be produced in the interaction of a short intense laser beam carrying an Orbital Angular Momentum with an underdense plasma. Threedimensional “Particle In Cell” simulations and analytical model demonstrate that orbital angular momentum is transfered from a tightly focused radially polarized laser beam to electrons without any dissipative effect. A theoretical model describing the balistic interaction of electrons with laser shows that… 
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