### Abstract

Language | English |
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Pages | 90-97 |

Number of pages | 8 |

Journal | Physica Scripta |

Volume | T50 |

DOIs | |

Publication status | Published - 1994 |

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### Keywords

- acceleration
- damping
- electric fields
- electromagnetic wave propagation in plasma
- electrons
- electrostatics
- ions
- magnetic fields
- mathematical modules
- numerical analysis
- plasmas
- Tokamak devices

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*Physica Scripta*,

*T50*, 90-97. https://doi.org/10.1088/0031-8949/1994/T50/015

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*Physica Scripta*, vol. T50, pp. 90-97. https://doi.org/10.1088/0031-8949/1994/T50/015

**Particle acceleration by weak electrostatic turbulence.** / Angelis, U de; Forlani, A; Litvak, A; Tsytovich, V N; Bingham, R; Shukla, P K.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Article

TY - JOUR

T1 - Particle acceleration by weak electrostatic turbulence

AU - Angelis, U de

AU - Forlani, A

AU - Litvak, A

AU - Tsytovich, V N

AU - Bingham, R

AU - Shukla, P K

PY - 1994

Y1 - 1994

N2 - A theory for the non-linear interactions (induced scattering and mode coupling) of wave-packets of electrostatic waves propagating in a magnetized plasma is presented. A set of coupled equations is derived to describe the changes in the energy distribution within the packets and changes in the distribution of the resonant plasma particles that are accelerated by the non-linear Landau damping (induced scattering). The present theory is proposed as the basis for a numerical analysis of possible electron acceleration in the auroral region where lower-hybrid waves are produced by streaming ions.

AB - A theory for the non-linear interactions (induced scattering and mode coupling) of wave-packets of electrostatic waves propagating in a magnetized plasma is presented. A set of coupled equations is derived to describe the changes in the energy distribution within the packets and changes in the distribution of the resonant plasma particles that are accelerated by the non-linear Landau damping (induced scattering). The present theory is proposed as the basis for a numerical analysis of possible electron acceleration in the auroral region where lower-hybrid waves are produced by streaming ions.

KW - acceleration

KW - damping

KW - electric fields

KW - electromagnetic wave propagation in plasma

KW - electrons

KW - electrostatics

KW - ions

KW - magnetic fields

KW - mathematical modules

KW - numerical analysis

KW - plasmas

KW - Tokamak devices

UR - http://iopscience.iop.org/1402-4896

U2 - 10.1088/0031-8949/1994/T50/015

DO - 10.1088/0031-8949/1994/T50/015

M3 - Article

VL - T50

SP - 90

EP - 97

JO - Physica Scripta

T2 - Physica Scripta

JF - Physica Scripta

SN - 0031-8949

ER -