On the electrodynamic model of ultra-relativistic laser-plasma interactions caused by radiation reaction effects

  title={On the electrodynamic model of ultra-relativistic laser-plasma interactions caused by radiation reaction effects},
  author={Aleksei V. Bashinov and Arkady V. Kim},
  journal={Physics of Plasmas},
A simple electrodynamic model is developed to define plasma-field structures in self-consistent ultra-relativistic laser-plasma interactions when the radiation reaction effects come into play. An exact analysis of a circularly polarized laser interacting with plasmas is presented. We define fundamental notions, such as nonlinear dielectric permittivity, ponderomotive and dissipative forces acting in a plasma. Plasma-field structures arising during the ultra-relativisitc interactions are also… 

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