Accession Number:

AD0697949

Title:

GROWING WAVE AND INSTABILITY CRITERIA FOR HOT PLASMAS,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

STANFORD UNIV CALIF INST FOR PLASMA RESEARCH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

In the original colliding-pole criterion for determining instability types from dispersion relations, the Landau poles had to be selected laboriously. The simple rule is proved that only poles colliding through negative wave number lead to nonconvective instability. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE