Electron Plasma Oscillations Associated with Type III Radio Bursts

  title={Electron Plasma Oscillations Associated with Type III Radio Bursts},
  author={Donald A. Gurnett and Roger R. Anderson},
  pages={1159 - 1162}
Plasma wave electric field measurements with the solar orbiting Helios spacecraft have shown that intense (approximately 10 millivolts per meter) electron plasma oscillations occur in association with type III solar radio bursts. These observations confirm the basic mechanism, proposed in 1958, that type III radio emissions are produced by intense electron plasma oscillations excited in the solor corona by electrons ejected from a solar flare. 
Plasma oscillations and the emissivity of type III radio bursts
Plasma wave electric field measurements with the solar orbiting Helios spacecraft have shown that intense electron plasma oscillations occur in association with type III solar radio bursts, thereby
The heliocentric radial variation of plasma oscillations associated with Type III radio bursts
A survey is presented of all of the electron plasma oscillation events found to date in association with low-frequency type III solar radio bursts using approximately 9 years of observations from the
A review of solar type III radio bursts
Solar type III radio bursts are an important diagnostic tool in the understanding of solar accelerated electron beams. They are a signature of propagating beams of nonthermal electrons in the solar
Direct E-field measurements in Langmuir bursts
The maximum electric field in bursts of plasma frequency oscillations produced in an anode double layer was measured by observing deflections of a probe electron beam. It is found that the electric
Electron beams and Langmuir turbulence in solar type III radio bursts observed in the interplanetary medium
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Waveforms of Langmuir turbulence in inhomogeneous solar wind plasmas
Modulated Langmuir waveforms have been observed by several spacecraft in various regions of the heliosphere, such as the solar wind, the electron foreshock, the magnetotail, or the auroral
Fine structure of Langmuir waves produced by a solar electron event
Highly structured bursts of Langmuir waves produced by energetic electrons ejected from a solar flare have been observed using wideband plasma wave measurements on the Galileo spacecraft. The
MM-wave emission by magnetized plasma during sub-relativistic electron beam relaxation
There are described electromagnetic spectra of radiation emitted by magnetized plasma during sub-relativistic electron beam in a double plasma frequency band. Experimental studies were performed at
On the speed and acceleration of electron beams triggering interplanetary type III radio bursts
Type III radio bursts are intense radio emissions triggered by beams of energetic electrons often associated with solar flares. These exciter beams propagate outwards from the Sun along an open
Nonlinear Effects Involved in the Generation of Type III Solar Radio Bursts
Recent observations of the simultaneous measurement of plasma waves and radiation, and electrons and radiation during type III bursts are reviewed. One-dimensional quasilinear relaxation results are


Stabilization of electron streams in type III solar radio bursts
It is shown that the electron streams that give rise to Type 3 solar radio bursts are stable and will not be decelerated while propagating out of the solar corona. The stabilization mechanism depends
Nonthermal electrons and high-frequency waves in the upstream solar wind, 1. Observations
We use Ogo 5 interplanetary particle and wave observations from March 11 and 12, 1968, to demonstrate that oscillations near the characteristic upper hybrid and electron plasma frequencies are
Direct observations of low-energy solar electrons associated with a type III solar radio burst
A highly anisotropic packet of solar electron intensities was observed on 6 April 1971 with a sensitive electrostatic analyzer array on the Earth-orbiting satellite IMP-6. The anisotropies of
Evidence for electron excitation of type III radio burst emission
Type III radio bursts observed at kilometric wavelengths (≲ 0.35 MHz) by the OGO-5 spacecraft are compared with > 45 keV solar electron events observed near 1 AU by the IMP-5 and Explorer 35
Type-III radio bursts and their interpretation
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Line splitting of plasma radiation and solar radio outbursts.
Anisotropic distributions of suprathermal electrons as explanation of observed line splitting for type II solar radio outburst and indirect determination of coronal magnetic fields
Decimetre Radio Bursts Concurrent with Solar Type IV Radiation
IT is known that when there is an important Hα flare on the Sun's disk there is often considerable radio emission over a wide band of frequencies. While the spectrum at metre wave-lengths is
We thank H. Rosenbauer and R. Schwenn from the Max-Planck-Institut for providing the plasma density data from Helio
    Milliken who aided in sample coUlection. Chemical analyses were supported by Office of Naval Research grant N000IT75-C-0539. W. C. Meyer took the SEM photos
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      • Professional Papers Series
      • 1968