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To gasdynamic description of a hot electron cloud in a cold plasma

Mel'nik, V.N., and Kontar, E.P. (2000) To gasdynamic description of a hot electron cloud in a cold plasma. New Astronomy, 5 (1). pp. 35-42. ISSN 1384-1076 (doi:10.1016/S1384-1076(00)00004-X)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1384-1076(00)00004-X

Abstract

The quasi-gasdynamic equations are reassessed and the nonconsistency of these equations is shown. The correct gasdynamic system of equations is found. The solution of these equations are obtained in special cases. The solution presents a new nonlinear object, beam-plasma structure, that consists of electrons and Langmuir waves, and moves with a constant speed. Numerical simulations corroborate the gasdynamic theory very well.

Item Type:Article
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Kontar, Dr Eduard
Authors: Mel'nik, V.N., and Kontar, E.P.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:New Astronomy
ISSN:1384-1076
ISSN (Online):1384-1092
Published Online:28 April 2000

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