High Frequency Electrostatic Waves in the Magnetosphere

  • C. F. Kennel
  • R. W. Fredricks
  • F. L. Scarf
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 17)


Several theories of high frequency electrostatic instabilities are reviewed, and examples of relevant OGO 5 observations are presented.


Cyclotron Frequency Electron Cyclotron Cold Electron Electrostatic Wave Thermal Speed 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. F. Kennel
    • 1
  • R. W. Fredricks
    • 2
  • F. L. Scarf
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of PhysicsUniversity of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Space Sciences Lab.TRW Systems GroupRedondo BeachUSA

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