Dynamics of electron beams in the solar corona plasma with density fluctuations

Kontar, E.P. (2001) Dynamics of electron beams in the solar corona plasma with density fluctuations. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 375, pp. 629-637. (doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20010807)

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The problem of beam propagation in a plasma with small scale and low intensity inhomogeneities is investigated. It is shown that the electron beam propagates in a plasma as a beam-plasma structure and is a source of Langmuir waves. The plasma inhomogeneity changes the spatial distribution of the waves. The spatial distribution of the waves is fully determined by the distribution of plasma inhomogeneities. The possible applications to the theory of radio emission associated with electron beams are discussed.

Item Type:Articles
Keywords:Sun: general, Sun: corona, waves.
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Kontar, Professor Eduard
Authors: Kontar, E.P.
Subjects:Q Science > QB Astronomy
Q Science > QC Physics
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Astronomy and Astrophysics
Publisher:EDP Sciences
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2001 EDP Sciences
First Published:First published in Astronomy and Astrophysics 375:629-637
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher
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