geometric optics and WKB method for electromagnetic wave propagation in an inhomogeneous plasma near cutoff
Abstract
This report outlines the theory underlying electromagnetic (EM) wave propagation in an unmagnetized, inhomogeneous plasma. The inhomogeneity is given by a spatially nonuniform plasma electron density n _{e}(r), which will modify the wave propagation in the direction of the gradient rn _{e}(r).
 Authors:
 Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
 Publication Date:
 Research Org.:
 Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
 Sponsoring Org.:
 USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
 OSTI Identifier:
 1352403
 Report Number(s):
 LAUR1723030
 DOE Contract Number:
 AC5206NA25396
 Resource Type:
 Technical Report
 Country of Publication:
 United States
 Language:
 English
 Subject:
 70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; electromagnetic wave plasma
Citation Formats
Light, Max Eugene. geometric optics and WKB method for electromagnetic wave propagation in an inhomogeneous plasma near cutoff. United States: N. p., 2017.
Web. doi:10.2172/1352403.
Light, Max Eugene. geometric optics and WKB method for electromagnetic wave propagation in an inhomogeneous plasma near cutoff. United States. doi:10.2172/1352403.
Light, Max Eugene. Thu .
"geometric optics and WKB method for electromagnetic wave propagation in an inhomogeneous plasma near cutoff". United States.
doi:10.2172/1352403. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1352403.
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