Accession Number:

ADA193066

Title:

Heating Efficiency of Beat Wave Excitation in a Density Gradient,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CALIFORNIA UNIV LOS ANGELES CENTER FOR PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1988-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

A simple model is presented which yields analytical expressions for the heating efficiency of beat-wave excitation in a plasma with a linear density profile. The effect of self-consistent Landau damping by tail electrons is included without recourse to WKB approximations.

Subject Categories:

  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE