Accession Number:

AD0777891

Title:

Studies of Large Amplitude Plasma Waves.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 14 Nov 71-30 Sep 73,

Corporate Author:

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA TAMPA DEPT OF PHYSICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-12-31

Pagination or Media Count:

34.0

Abstract:

The report summarizes the accomplishments of the University of South Florida Solar Plasma group in several areas, namely 1 Development of a nonlinear theory of waves in a cold magnetoplasma 2 Nonlinear Waves in a Waterbag Plasma 3 Attempts at generalization of the foregoing cold plasma theory to finite temperatures. 4 Ion tripping as a stabilization mechanism for the ion-acoustic instability. 5 Swift acceleration of solar protons 6 Plasma expansion experiment 7 Ion Acoustic Waves in a density gradient 8 Effects of large-amplitude RF on Ion Acoustic Waves 9 RF field effects on langmuir probe characteristics. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE