Exitation of Whistler Waves by a Helical Wave Structure

A. A. Balmashnov, Jens-Peter Lynov, Poul Michelsen, Jens Juul Rasmussen

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    The excitation of whistler waves in a radial inhomogeneous plasma is investigated experimentally, using a slow-wave structure consisting of a helix of variable length surrounding the plasma column. The excited waves were observed to have a wave-vector parallel to the external magnetic field. The possibility of exciting the waves in different radial regions is demonstrated.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalJournal of Physics D: Applied Physics
    Issue number10
    Pages (from-to)1803-1809
    Publication statusPublished - 1981


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