Propagation of nonlinear Alfvén surface waves along a tangential magnetohydrodynamic discontinuity in an incompressible fluid
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The paper considers the propagation of low-amplitude nonlinear waves over a surface of magnetic discontinuity. An equation for these waves is derived. The evolution of a sinusoidal perturbation is investigated. The discontinuity formation time is numerically determined.
KeywordsSurface Wave Nonlinear Wave Incompressible Fluid Formation Time Sinusoidal Perturbation
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