Low-frequency relativistic electromagnetic solitons in collisionless plasmas
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- Esirkepov, T.Z., Kamenets, F.F., Bulanov, S.V. et al. Jetp Lett. (1998) 68: 36. doi:10.1134/1.567817
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A relativistic electromagnetic soliton solution in the model of a one-dimensional, unbounded, cold, collisionless plasma is obtained without using the envelope approximation. The breaking of solitons with over-critical amplitudes is observed. The stability of undercritical solitons and the breaking of overcritical solitons are demonstrated by a particle-in-cell computer simulation.