Letter to the Editor

Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 175, Issue 2, pp 335-337

First online:

Hydromagnetic surface waves in a compressible medium

  • A. Satya NarayananAffiliated withDepartment of Applied Mathematics, Indian Institute of Science

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The dispersive characteristic of hydromagnetic surface waves along a plasma-plasma interface when the upper fluid moves with a uniform velocity is discussed. The region of propagation of these waves is shifted above or below depending on whether the basic velocity (uniform)U≷0.