Park, H. and Peebles, W. A. and Luhmann, N. C., Jr. and Kirkwood, R. and Taylor, R. J. (1985) Observation of the externally excited fast magnetosonic wave via collective Thomson scattering. Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 27 (10). pp. 1195-1202. ISSN 0741-3335. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20120629-095822712
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The fast magnetosonic wave externally excited in a Tokamak plasma is directly observed for the first time using nonperturbing collective scattering techniques. Eigenmode structure is compared with magnetic probe data. In addition, fast wave Langmuir probe measurements are also presented for a low density, low temperature plasma in the same toroidal cavity. In this case no eigenmode activity was observed due to toroidal damping.
|Additional Information:||© 1985 Institute of Physics. Received 13 August 1984; and in revised form 3 June 1985. The authors wish to acknowledge the strong support by Z. LUCKY and the UCLA Tokamak technical staff. This work was supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Fusion Energy under Contract No. DE-AM03-76SF00010, P.A. No. DE-AT03-76ET53019, Task III A.|
|Subject Keywords:||Instrumentation and measurement Plasma physics|
|Classification Code:||PACS: 52.35.Hr, 52.55.Fa, 52.25.Gj, 52.25.Os, 52.70.Kz, 52.70.Ds|
|Official Citation:||Observation of the externally excited fast magnetosonic wave via collective Thomson scattering H Park et al 1985 Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion 27 1195|
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|Deposited By:||Ruth Sustaita|
|Deposited On:||02 Jul 2012 16:03|
|Last Modified:||23 Aug 2016 10:13|
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