Fluid Dynamics

, Volume 21, Issue 4, pp 524–530 | Cite as

Quasilongitudinal propagation of narrow beams of nonlinear magnetohydrodynamic waves

  • M. S. Ruderman


An equation, analogous to the Khokhlov-Zabolotskaya equation, is derived for narrow beams of quasitransverse waves propagating at small angles to a magnetic field. The effect of diffraction on wave propagation is investigated in the linear approximation.


Magnetic Field Wave Propagation Small Angle Linear Approximation Narrow Beam 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. S. Ruderman
    • 1
  1. 1.Moscow

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