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New aspects on plasma wave and instability phenomena in basic-plasma experiments

  • R. HATAKEYAMA (a1), T. KANEKO (a1) and W. OOHARA (a2)


Our basic-plasma experiments relating to fusion-oriented and space plasmas have yielded deep and unique insight into wave and instability physics in ordinary electron-ion and unusual pair-particle plasmas. Here recent results on flow shears, polarization reversal and pair-ions are presented in the way that light is shed on the underlying physics.



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