Plasma Wave Measurements: Skepticism and Plausibility

  1. Robert F. Pfaff,
  2. Josep E. Borovsky and
  3. David T. Young
  1. Paul M. Kintner

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118664391.ch15

Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas Fields

Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas Fields

How to Cite

Kintner, P. M. (1998) Plasma Wave Measurements: Skepticism and Plausibility, in Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas Fields (eds R. F. Pfaff, J. E. Borovsky and D. T. Young), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118664391.ch15

Author Information

  1. School of Electrical Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900865

Online ISBN: 9781118664391

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Keywords:

  • Space plasmas—measurement;
  • Electric fields—Measurement;
  • Cosmic magnetic fields—measurement

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Plasma Wave Modes, Properties, and Implications for Instrument Design

  • Examples of Short Wavelength and Doppler Broadening

  • Plasma Wave Interferometers

  • Spatial Irregularities

  • Lower Hybrid Waves

  • Langmuir Waves

  • Concluding Comment