Wave instabilities in electron beams traveling through media with a random dielectric constant over a rough surface


  • F. G. Bass,

  • A. A. Bulgakov,

  • G. M. Pritula,

  • S. I. Khankina,

  • V. M. Yakovenko


A new type of wave instability in beams is studied which takes place in statistically inhomogeneous media. The instability is caused by interaction between the fast and slow waves and eigenoscillations of the medium due to inhomogeneity of the latter.