Accession Number : AD0748176

Title :   Nonlinear Evolution of Whistler Instabilities.

Descriptive Note : Memorandum rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Ossakow,S. L. ; Ott,E. ; Haber,I.

Report Date : JUL 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 49

Abstract : Theoretical and computer simulation studies of whistler instabilities in anisotropic collisionless plasmas are presented. Initial bi-Maxwellian, Maxwellian with loss cone, and hot Maxwellian superimposed on a more dense cold isotropic background electron distributions were used. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*WHISTLERS, STABILITY), MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMICS, ELECTRON DENSITY, SIMULATION

Subject Categories : Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE