A stationary electron hole associated with a langmuir wave

Mitsuo Kono, Masayoshi Tanaka, Heiji Sanuki

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    An existence condition of a stationary electron hole associated with a Langmuir wave is examined on the basis of a phenomenological description of trapped electrons. The hole formation is possible only when the hole velocity is larger than 31/2 times electron thermal velocity, which is consistent with experiments. A hole solution is obtained analytically for small amplitude cases and numerically for large amplitude cases.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)235-238
    Number of pages4
    JournalPhysica Scripta
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 1986


    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
    • Mathematical Physics
    • Condensed Matter Physics

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