Experimental observation of nonlinear landau damping of plasma waves in a magnetic field

Robert P. H. Chang, M. Porkolab

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Experiments on nonlinear Landau damping and growth of longitudinal plasma waves that propagate nearly perpendicular to a magnetic field have been carried out. The measured value of the nonlinear wave-particle coupling coefficient is in good agreement with theory.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1262-1266
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 1970


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