Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 209, Issue 2, pp 323–326 | Cite as

Nonlinear coupling between electromagnetic fields in a strongly magnetized electron-positron plasma

(Letter to the Editor)
  • P. K. Shukla
  • L. Stenflo
Article

Abstract

The nonlinear coupling between electromagnetic fields in a strongly magnetized electron-positron plasma is considered. We point out that compressional magnetic field perturbations are excited by the rotational part of the nonlinear current, and derive a new nonlinear system of equations that is basic for studies of modulational instabilities and coherent nonlinear structures in magnetized electron-positron plasmas.

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. K. Shukla
    • 1
  • L. Stenflo
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische Physik IVRuhr-Universität BochumBochumGermany
  2. 2.Department of Plasma PhysicsUmeå UniversityUmeåSweden

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