Studies of Large Amplitude Plasma Waves.
Final rept. 14 Nov 71-30 Sep 73,
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA TAMPA DEPT OF PHYSICS
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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
- Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics