Cyclotron Waves (image) Nagoya University Share Print E-Mail Caption Electromagnetic ion cyclotron waves are generated by the instability of hydrogen ions and cause nearby helium ions to accelerate. Credit University of Tokyo Usage Restrictions Permission required by author. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.