Nonlinear decay instability and parametric amplification of cyclotron-harmonic plasma waves

M. Porkolab, Robert P. H. Chang

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Abstract

Experimental observation of the resonant mode-mode coupling type of nonlinear decay instability and parametric amplification of cyclotron-harmonic waves is reported. The instability is due to the scattering of finite amplitude waves.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)826-829
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume22
Issue number16
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1969

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