Nonlinear Phenomena in the Ionosphere [E-Book] / by A. V. Gurevich.
Gurevich, A. V., (author)
Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer, 1978
X, 372 p. 3 illus. online resource.
englisch
9783642876493
10.1007/978-3-642-87649-3
Physics and Chemistry in Space ; 10
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction
  • 1.1 Data on the Structure of the Ionosphere
  • 1.2 Features of Nonlinear Phenomena in the Ionosphere
  • 2. Plasma Kinetics in an Alternating Electric Field
  • 2.1. Homogeneous Alternating Field in a Plasma (Elementary Theory)
  • 2.2. The Kinetic Equation
  • 2.3. Electron Distribution Function
  • 2.4. Ion Distribution Function
  • 2.5. Action of Radio Waves on the Ionosphere
  • 3. Self-Action of Plane Radio Waves
  • 3.1. Simplification of Initial Equations
  • 3.2. Effect of Nonlinearity on the Amplitude and Phase of the Wave
  • 3.3. Change of Wave Modulation
  • 3.4. Generation of Harmonic Waves and Nonlinear Detection
  • 3.5. Self-Action of Radio Waves in the Lower Ionosphere
  • 4. Interaction of Plane Radio Waves
  • 4.1. Cross Modulation
  • 4.2. Interaction of Unmodulated Waves
  • 4.3. Radio Wave Interaction in the Lower Ionosphere
  • 5. Self-Action and Interaction of Radio Waves in an Inhomogeneous Plasma
  • 5.1. Inhomogeneous Electric Field in a Plasma
  • 5.2. Kinetics of Inhomogeneous Plasma
  • 5.3. Modification of the F Region of the Ionosphere by Radio Waves
  • 5.4. Focusing and Defocusing of Radio Wave Beams
  • 6. Excitation of Ionosphere Instability
  • 6.1. Self-Focusing Instability
  • 6.2. Resonant Absorption and Resonance Instability
  • 6.3. Parametric Instability.