Parametrically induced nonlinear wave-particle scattering and plasma heating near the lower hybrid frequency

R. P H Chang*, M. Porkolab

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Experimental and theoretical studies of a new type of parametric instability involving the excitation of ion quasimodes (due to nonlinear wave-particle scattering) have been carried out when the "pump" frequency is near the lower hybrid frequency. Plasma heating associated with this instability has also been measured.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1227-1231
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1974


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