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Resonance cones in the field pattern of a short antenna in an anisotropic plasma

Fisher, R. K. and Gould, R. W. (1969) Resonance cones in the field pattern of a short antenna in an anisotropic plasma. Physical Review Letters, 22 (21). pp. 1093-1095. ISSN 0031-9007. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.22.1093.

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We report experimental observation of resonance cones in the angular distribution of the radio-frequency electric field of a short antenna in a plasma in a static magnetic field. The cone angle is observed to vary with incident frequency, cyclotron frequency, and plasma frequency in agreement with simple plasma dielectric theory. We discuss the relationship of these cones to the limiting phase- and group-velocity cones which appear in the theory of plane wave propagation.

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Additional Information:©1969 The American Physical Society. Received 10 March 1969 Research supported in part by the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission and in part by the Office of Naval Research. [R.K.F. was a] National Science Foundation Predoctoral Fellow.
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:15 Jun 2006
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