Laboratory modelling of plasma waves excitation and transformation to electromagnetic emission in a mirror-confined plasma

M. Viktorov, B. Eliasson, S. Golubev, D.C. Speirs, D. Mansfeld, K. Ronald, A.D.R. Phelps

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The present research has achieved a breakthrough in the understanding of electron cyclotron instabilities by comparing measurements of emissions from a well-diagnosed laboratory plasma, with the predictions of analytical theory and advanced numerical plasma simulations. A notable success of this work is the revelation of the subtle effects that the presence of multi-component electron distribution functions have on the excitation of electron cyclotron instabilities.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 17 Nov 2020
Event9th VLF/ELF Remonte Sensing of Ionospheres & Magnetospheres Workshop - Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Duration: 16 Nov 202020 Nov 2020


Workshop9th VLF/ELF Remonte Sensing of Ionospheres & Magnetospheres Workshop
Abbreviated title9th VERSIM Workshop
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  • mirror contained plasma
  • electromagnetic emissions
  • plasma waves

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