Interaction of a high frequency magnetic field with the drift-cyclotron loss-cone mirror instability

Ker Chung Shaing, Jay Kesner, Robert W. Conn

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Abstract

The effect of a small amplitude, high frequency field on drift-cyclotron loss-cone instability is investigated. With B1/B0 = 5% and ωce0 = 80, the critical characteristic length of plasma density gradient reduces dramatically and is comparable to the finite β stabilization effect.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2040-2041
Number of pages2
JournalPhysics of Fluids
Volume22
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1979 Jan 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computational Mechanics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes

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