TITLE

Investigation of a plasma mode in EBTS

AUTHOR(S)
Hershcovitch, Ady
PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
AIP Conference Proceedings;2001, Vol. 572 Issue 1, p126
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A plasma related mode has been identifed when EBTS operated with long trap length. The mode frequency scaling showed monotonic increased with confinement time. Initial scaling qualitatively suggested the mode to an electron beam driven ion cyclotron instability. However, a more quantitative evaluation is indicative of a drift mode. Nevertheless, the possibility of a structure mode, though unlikely, can not be completely excluded. The process of proper instability identification and stabilization is described.
ACCESSION #
5663066

 

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