Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 109, Issue 2, pp 357–364 | Cite as

Alfvén Surface Waves along coronal streamers

  • A. Satya Narayanan
  • K. Somasundaram


The dispersive characteristics of Alfvén Surface Waves (ASW) along a moving plasma surrounded by a stationary plasma is discussed. The stability curves for the symmetric and the asymmetric modes are also discussed.


Surface Wave Stationary Plasma Dispersive Characteristic Stability Curve Asymmetric Mode 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Satya Narayanan
    • 1
  • K. Somasundaram
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Applied MathematicsIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsGandhigram Rural InstituteIndia

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