Accession Number:

ADA341286

Title:

Theoretical and Computational Investigation of Nonlinear Dynamical and Chaotic Properties of Plasmas

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 14 Jun 94-15 Oct 97

Corporate Author:

HAMPTON UNIV VA DEPT OF MATHEMATICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-03-27

Pagination or Media Count:

61.0

Abstract:

The study of the nonlinear dynamics of electron beam propagation through a periodically focussed solenoidal channel has resulted in the characterization of the preconditions necessary for the formation of beam halos. The halos are populated by chaotic particles, born from orbital instability within the interior of the electron beam.

Subject Categories:

  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE