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Title Interaction between the Precipitating Electrons and the Auroral Plasma
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Abstract The excitation of Langmuir turbulence due to the presence of a directed high energy electron stream in the aurora plasma can modify the behaviour of ion acoustic waves and lead to a modulational type instability. The effect of the turbulence on the plasma is to provide a low frequency force, the ponderomotive force, this forceĀ· interacts with the low frequency modes changing their dispersion relations. The high frequency turbulence undergoes a roodulational type instability leading to a bunching of the Langmuir turbulence in space. An effective temperature T(subscript)eff due to Langmuir turbulence can be derived.
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Report RAL Technical Reports RL-83-079. 1983. RL-83-079.pdf 1983