A collapse phenomenon occurs according to the dynamical equations of a hot plasma averaged over the period of the electron plasma waves. The evolution of the collapse is analyzed, and its self-similar nature is demonstrated. The theoretical results have been checked and confirmed in numerical experiments for two cavity configurations: planar and axisymmetric.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Sov J Plasma Phys|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1975|
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