Nonlinear evolution of the electron-beam-plasma instability

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

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Abstract

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
Volume36
Issue number17
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1976

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magnetohydrodynamic stability
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Nonlinear evolution of the electron-beam-plasma instability. / Ikezi, H.; Chang, Robert P. H.; Stern, R. A.

In: Physical Review Letters, Vol. 36, No. 17, 1976, p. 1047-1051.

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Ikezi, H. ; Chang, Robert P. H. ; Stern, R. A. / Nonlinear evolution of the electron-beam-plasma instability. In: Physical Review Letters. 1976 ; Vol. 36, No. 17. pp. 1047-1051.
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