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

R. P H Chang*, M. Porkolab

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Abstract

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 (US)
Pages (from-to)1262-1266
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume25
Issue number18
DOIs
StatePublished - 1970

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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