Geometry of thermal plasma oscillations
Abstract
We develop a method for investigating the relationship between the shape of a 1particle distribution and nonlinear electrostatic oscillations in a collisionless plasma, incorporating transverse thermal motion. A general expression is found for the maximum sustainable electric field, and is evaluated for a particular highly anisotropic distribution.
 Authors:
 Physics Department, Lancaster University, LA1 4YB, UK and Cockcroft Institute, Daresbury Laboratory (United Kingdom)
 Publication Date:
 OSTI Identifier:
 21255228
 Resource Type:
 Journal Article
 Resource Relation:
 Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 1086; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: 13. advanced accelerator concepts workshop, Santa Cruz, CA (United States), 27 Jul  2 Aug 2008; Other Information: DOI: 10.1063/1.3080914; (c) 2009 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
 Country of Publication:
 United States
 Language:
 English
 Subject:
 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; ANISOTROPY; COLLISIONLESS PLASMA; DISTRIBUTION; ELECTRIC FIELDS; ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION; GEOMETRY; LASERS; NONLINEAR PROBLEMS; PLASMA WAVES
Citation Formats
Burton, Da, and Noble, A. Geometry of thermal plasma oscillations. United States: N. p., 2009.
Web. doi:10.1063/1.3080914.
Burton, Da, & Noble, A. Geometry of thermal plasma oscillations. United States. doi:10.1063/1.3080914.
Burton, Da, and Noble, A. 2009.
"Geometry of thermal plasma oscillations". United States.
doi:10.1063/1.3080914.
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title = {Geometry of thermal plasma oscillations},
author = {Burton, Da and Noble, A.},
abstractNote = {We develop a method for investigating the relationship between the shape of a 1particle distribution and nonlinear electrostatic oscillations in a collisionless plasma, incorporating transverse thermal motion. A general expression is found for the maximum sustainable electric field, and is evaluated for a particular highly anisotropic distribution.},
doi = {10.1063/1.3080914},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
number = 1,
volume = 1086,
place = {United States},
year = 2009,
month = 1
}
DOI: 10.1063/1.3080914
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