Calculations of propagation of density perturbations in collisionless plasmas

L.W. Jørgensen, Hans Pécseli

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    Abstract

    Exact analytical solutions were obtained to the linearized, two-species Maxwell-Vlasov equations for the evolution of an initial density perturbation in an initially stable, neutral plasma. Two initial perturbations are considered: a step-like and a pulse-like discontinuity.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationRoskilde, Denmark
    PublisherRisø National Laboratory
    Number of pages43
    ISBN (Print)8755002382
    Publication statusPublished - 1973
    SeriesDenmark. Forskningscenter Risoe. Risoe-R
    Number299
    ISSN0106-2840

    Keywords

    • Risø-R-299
    • Risø-299
    • Risø report 299

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