Direct observation of rapid impulsive electron heating during a beam plasma interaction

R. W. Boswell, S. M. Hamberger, P. J. Kellogg, I. Morey, R. K. Porteous

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Abstract

In a cylindrical-beam plasma system with ωpe < ωce, large-amplitude (W/nT ∼ 1) bursts of spatially localized (length ∼λ/2) electron plasma waves are observed to be correlated with accelerated background electrons and an increase in the luminosity of the plasma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)501-504
Number of pages4
JournalPhysics Letters A
Volume101
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 23 1984

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