Nonlinear evolution of the electron-beam-plasma instability

H. Ikezi, Robert P. H. Chang, R. A. Stern

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Detailed experimental studies of the nonlinear evolution of an electron-beam-plasma instability reveal trapping of unstable electron-plasma waves by ion-acoustic modes as well as scattering of beam electrons.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1047-1051
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 1976

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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