Simulation study of fast and slow wave cyclotron instabilities

S. H. Chen, Y. C. Lan, J. H. Tsai, K. R. Chu

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The validity of the fast-wave and slow-wave cyclotron instabilities in the non-resonant regimes is studied via the MAGIC code. The transverse as well as the longitudinal field structure is evaluated self-consistently in the presence of electron beam. Cases under study include the CARM amplifier where the beam resonance line intersects the waveguide dispersion curve at two points. The wave behavior at frequencies between the two intersections will be examined and results will be compared with those obtain with a particle tracing code whose validity in this regime is in question.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)167
Number of pages1
JournalIEEE International Conference on Plasma Science
Publication statusPublished - 1999
EventThe 26th IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS99) - Monterey, CA, USA
Duration: 1999 Jun 201999 Jun 24

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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