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A new echo type with free electrons in a slight inhomogeneous magnetic field excited by one electric and one magnetic pulse is calculated. Thus features of cyclotron echos and spin echoes are combined. The first electric pulse accelerates all (cold) particles to the same velocity as in the case of usual cyclotron echoes. The second magnetic pulse (at t = τ) rotates the plane of precession in phase space, quite in analogy to the motion of magnetic moments in the case of spin echoes. The echo arises at t = 2τ.

The E-H echoes make relaxation and diffusion measurements in plasmas possible, using the methods proved useful in spin echo technique. There are no complications as in the case of E-E cyclotron echoes which are based on the fact that a velocity-dependent collision frequency is necessary for the nonlinearity of that echo mechanism.