Parametric decay of plasma waves near the upper-hybrid resonance

@article{Dodin2017ParametricDO,
  title={Parametric decay of plasma waves near the upper-hybrid resonance},
  author={I. Y. Dodin and Alexey V. Arefiev},
  journal={arXiv: Plasma Physics},
  year={2017}
}
An intense X wave propagating perpendicularly to dc magnetic field is unstable with respect to a parametric decay into an electron Bernstein wave and a lower-hybrid wave. A modified theory of this effect is proposed that extends to the high-intensity regime, where the instability rate $\gamma$ ceases to be a linear function of the incident-wave amplitude. An explicit formula for $\gamma$ is derived and expressed in terms of cold-plasma parameters. Theory predictions are in reasonable agreement… 

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