Lower-hybrid beam-plasma instability

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Abstract

Experimental and theoretical studies of the nonresonant lower-hybrid beam-plasma instability have been carried out. The instability has a maximum growth rate when the phase velocity of the wave along the magnetic field lines is comparable to the electron thermal velocity. Electron heating associated with this instability has also been observed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)285-288
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume35
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1975

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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