Dissipative trapped-electron instability in cylindrical geometry

S. C. Prager, A. K. Sen, T. C. Marshall

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We show that the essential ingredients of the trapped-electron instability can be present in a cylindrical geometry. A linear instability theory, a simple physical explanation, and the results of an experiment are presented to support this.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)692-695
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number12
StatePublished - 1974

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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