The neutrino electron accelerator

P. K. Shukla, L. Stenflo, R. Bingham, H. A. Bethe, J. M. Dawson, J. T. Mendonça

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Abstract

It is shown that a wake of electron plasma oscillations can be created by the nonlinear ponderomotive force of an intense neutrino flux. The electrons trapped in the plasma wakefield will be accelerated to high energies. Such processes may be important in supernovas and pulsars.
LanguageEnglish
Pages1-3
Number of pages3
JournalPhysics of Plasmas
Volume5
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1998

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electron oscillations
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Keywords

  • accelerator
  • electrons
  • fluxes
  • neutrinos
  • oscillation
  • plasma
  • pulsars

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Shukla, P. K., Stenflo, L., Bingham, R., Bethe, H. A., Dawson, J. M., & Mendonça, J. T. (1998). The neutrino electron accelerator. Physics of Plasmas, 5(1), 1-3. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.872704
Shukla, P. K. ; Stenflo, L. ; Bingham, R. ; Bethe, H. A. ; Dawson, J. M. ; Mendonça, J. T. / The neutrino electron accelerator. In: Physics of Plasmas. 1998 ; Vol. 5, No. 1. pp. 1-3.
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The neutrino electron accelerator. / Shukla, P. K.; Stenflo, L.; Bingham, R.; Bethe, H. A.; Dawson, J. M.; Mendonça, J. T.

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