Accession Number : AD0697949

Title :   GROWING WAVE AND INSTABILITY CRITERIA FOR HOT PLASMAS,

Corporate Author : STANFORD UNIV CALIF INST FOR PLASMA RESEARCH

Personal Author(s) : Derfler,Heinrich

Report Date : 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : In the original colliding-pole criterion for determining instability types from dispersion relations, the Landau poles had to be selected laboriously. The simple rule is proved that only poles colliding through negative wave number lead to nonconvective instability. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PLASMA MEDIUM, STABILITY), WAVE PROPAGATION, DISPERSION RELATIONS, INTEGRAL TRANSFORMS

Subject Categories : Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE