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STABILITY OF PLASMA

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a National Research Centre Kurchatov Institute, pl. akad. Kurchatova 1, Moscow, 123182, Russian Federation

I. Introduction 332
1. Linear and Nonlinear Stability Theory 333
2. Oscillating and Aperiodic Instabilities 334
3. Methods of Describing a Plasma 334
II. Aperiodic Plasma Instability 336
4. Ideal Plasma 336
5. Aperiodic Plasma Instability with Account of Dissipation 346
III. Oscillating Plasma Instability 349
6. Instability of Beams in a Plasma 349
7. Microscopic Instability of "Nonmaxwellian" Plasma 352
8. Build-up of Oscillations in a Plasma in the Presence of Relative Motion of Ions and Electrons 355
9. Microscopic Instabilities of an Inhomogeneous Plasma 356
10. Stability of Plasma Flow in a Magnetic Field 357
11. "Oscillating Convection" in a Plasma 360
12. Instability of Positive Column of Gas Discharge in a Magnetic Field 360
IV. Problems in Nonlinear Stability Theory 361
13. Steady-State Convection in a Plasma and "Anomalous Diffusion" 361
14. Quasi Linear Approximation in the Analysis of Oscillating Instabilities in a Rarefied Plasma 363
15. Developed Instability 365
Appendices 366
Literature 368

PACS: 52.35.Qz, 52.30.−q (all)
DOI: 10.1070/PU1961v004n02ABEH003341
URL: https://ufn.ru/en/articles/1961/2/l/
Citation: Vedenov A A, Velikhov E P, Sagdeev R Z "STABILITY OF PLASMA" Sov. Phys. Usp. 4 332–369 (1961)
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