INVESTIGATION OF FAST WAVE BEAM/PLASMA INTERACTIONS.
Quarterly rept. no. 9, 1 Mar-31 May 68.
STANFORD UNIV CA INST FOR PLASMA RESEARCH
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This report describes a program of work on beamplasma interaction. Both electrostatic and electromagnetic wave amplifying mechanisms are under investigation. For the former, studies in the absence of a static magnetic field are directed towards verifying the theory for beamsurface wave amplification. Two distinctly different lines are being followed for interactions in the presence of a static magnetic field Electrostatic cyclotron harmonic wave interaction is being examined, both theoretically and experimentally, and the potentialities of electromagnetic wave growth in the whistler mode are being investigated. Author
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