Accession Number:

ADA014508

Title:

Energy Deposition into Dense Collisionless Plasmas by Rotating Beams.

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON D C

Report Date:

1975-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

A nonturbulent mechanism is proposed whereby a rotating electron or ion beam pulse rapidly transfers energy to the ions of a dense, magnetized, weakly collisional plasma through excitation of the compressional Alfven mode. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Particle Accelerators
  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE